Job Opportunities

The following is a listing of various job openings that are currently available in Joplin. Click on any of the title(s) for further details. Subscribe to job posting notifications to be automatically alerted of the latest career opportunities by clicking on the Notify Me button.

Communications Department

Director of Marketing & Communications

Posted February 9, 2024 | Closes March 1, 2024 11:59 PM

Director of Marketing & Communications Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test ( including... Full Description

Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB)

CVB Marketing Specialist

Posted December 19, 2023 | Open Until Filled

CVB Marketing Specialist Convention and Visitors Bureau Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test (... Full Description

FIRE

Firefighter / EMT

Posted December 28, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Firefighter/EMT Joplin Fire Department Begin a career in the Fire Service Become an employee of the City of Joplin as a Firefighter/EMT Trainee. Attend the... Full Description

Firefighter / EMT Trainee

Posted April 21, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Firefighter/EMT Trainee Joplin Fire Department Begin a career in the Fire Service Become an employee of the City of Joplin as a Firefighter/EMT Trainee.... Full Description

HEALTH

Interpreter/Translator- Part Time (Spanish/English and Pashto/Dari)

Posted January 18, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Interpreter/Translator - Part Time/As Needed (Spanish/English) Health Department Primary Purpose Interprets and translates data for participants with English language... Full Description

Nutritionist I

Posted February 16, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Nutritionist I Public Health – Joplin Health Department Primary Purpose Conducts nutrition assessments, assigns risk factors, and provides appropriate... Full Description

Information Technology

IT Analyst (Internal Candidates Only)

Posted February 10, 2024 12:01 AM | Closes March 10, 2024 11:59 PM

IT Analyst ( Internal Candidates Only) Department : Information Technology Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation,... Full Description

PARKS & REC

Aquatic Supervisor - Seasonal

Posted January 1, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Aquatic Supervisor Parks & Recreation – Aquatic Division Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug... Full Description

Cashier - Seasonal

Posted January 17, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Cashier – Part Time (Joplin Sports Complex) Joplin Parks & Recreation Primary Purpose Performs cash handling and concession duties at the City Sports... Full Description

Lifeguard - Seasonal

Posted January 1, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Lifeguard Parks & Recreation – Aquatic Division Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test (... Full Description

Museum Assistant - Part Time

Posted December 1, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Museum Assistant (Part Time) Parks & Recreation – Administrative Support Requires successful completion of a background investigation and drug test ( including... Full Description

Park Ranger

Posted December 12, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Park Ranger Parks & Recreation Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test ( including marijuana/THC )... Full Description

Pool Operator - Seasonal

Posted January 1, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Pool Operator Parks & Recreation – Aquatic Division R equires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test (... Full Description

Recreation Instructor - Part Time

Posted January 17, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Recreation Instructor – Part Time Joplin Parks & Recreation Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and... Full Description

Seasonal Laborer

Posted February 7, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Seasonal Laborer Parks & Recreation / Public Works Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation and drug test ( including marijuana/THC... Full Description

PLANNING & NEIGHBORHOOD SVCS

City Planner

Posted February 5, 2024 12:01 AM | Open Until Filled

Planner Planning, Development and Neighborhood Services Department Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug... Full Description

PUBLIC SAFETY

Administrative Assistant - JPD - Front Desk

Posted January 26, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Administrative Assistant - Front Desk Police Department - Professional Standards Bureau Requires successful post-offer completion of a seven (7) year criminal... Full Description

Detention Officer

Posted December 22, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Detention Officer Police Department **The City of Joplin currently has openings to hire two (2) female Detention Officers .** Requires successful post-offer... Full Description

Police Officer

Posted May 26, 2022 10:40 AM | Open Until Filled

Police Officer Joplin Police Department Primary Purpose Under general supervision, performs uniformed law enforcement duties within the city limits including... Full Description

Police Officer Trainee

Posted May 31, 2022 | Open Until Filled

Police Officer Trainee Joplin Police Department Beginning a Law Enforcement Career Become an employee of the City of Joplin as a Police Officer Trainee –... Full Description

Public Safety Communications Operator I (911 Dispatcher)

Posted November 6, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Public Safety Communications Operator Joplin Police Department – Emergency Communications Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? A career in... Full Description

School Crossing Guard - Part Time (2 hours per day)

Posted October 16, 2023 | Open Until Filled

School Crossing Guard – Part Time 2 Hours Per Day for Morning and Afternoon Police Department This position consists of a 2-hour day, where our School Crossing... Full Description

PUBLIC WORKS

Assistant Director of Public Works - Engineering

Posted November 6, 2023 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Assistant Director of Public Works (Engineering) Public Works Department A vibrant and dynamic community offering outstanding recreational, educational and... Full Description

Engineering Technician

Posted January 9, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Engineering Technician Public Works - Engineering Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test (... Full Description

Equipment Operator (CDL Required Position)

Posted November 6, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Equipment Operator Public Works Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test ( including marijuana/THC ) as a... Full Description

Laborer II

Posted December 29, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Laborer II Parks and Public Works Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test ( including marijuana/THC ) as... Full Description

Public Works Engineer I

Posted December 29, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Public Works Engineer I Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test ( including marijuana/THC ) as a condition... Full Description

Seasonal Laborer

Posted February 7, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Seasonal Laborer Parks & Recreation / Public Works Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation and drug test ( including marijuana/THC... Full Description

Sign Shop Assistant (Laborer I)

Posted January 18, 2024 | Closes April 18, 2024 11:59 PM

Laborer I Public Works Department Primary Purpose Assists the Traffic Markings and Sign Technician teams in the design, construction, installation, maintenance,... Full Description

Traffic Signal Technician

Posted November 8, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Traffic Signal Technician Public Works Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test (including marijuana/THC) ... Full Description

Transit Driver II

Posted November 13, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Transit Driver II – Trolley Transit System Public Works Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical examination, and drug... Full Description

Transit Driver III (Full-time)

Posted May 24, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Transit Driver III (Full-time) Public Works Primary Purpose Operates a public transit vehicle to transport passengers on specified routes or manifests. Makes pick-ups... Full Description

Transit Driver III (Part-time)

Posted July 21, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Transit Driver III (Part-time) Public Works Primary Purpose Operates a public transit vehicle to transport passengers on specified routes or manifests. Makes pick-ups... Full Description

Wastewater Plant Operator

Posted May 8, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Wastewater Plant Operator Public Works Primary Purpose Performs skilled and semi-skilled work associated with the operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater... Full Description

Wastewater Plant Superintendent

Posted January 23, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Wastewater Plant Superintendent Public Works Primary Purpose Plans, coordinates, and directs the operation and maintenance of the City of Joplin's wastewater... Full Description

SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT

Aquatic Supervisor - Seasonal

Posted January 1, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Aquatic Supervisor Parks & Recreation – Aquatic Division Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug... Full Description

Lifeguard - Seasonal

Posted January 1, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Lifeguard Parks & Recreation – Aquatic Division Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test (... Full Description

Pool Operator - Seasonal

Posted January 1, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Pool Operator Parks & Recreation – Aquatic Division R equires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation, physical exam, and drug test (... Full Description

Seasonal Laborer

Posted February 7, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Seasonal Laborer Parks & Recreation / Public Works Requires successful post-offer completion of a background investigation and drug test ( including marijuana/THC... Full Description

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Volunteer

Posted November 21, 2019 10:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Physical Requirements Normally performs sedentary work; requires long periods of sitting and standing. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate essential job... Full Description