Employment Opportunities

The City of West Plains is accepting applications/resumes for a Police Officer. This position performs responsible law enforcement work partnering with the community in the prevention, detection, and investigation of criminal acts; the apprehension and arrest of law violators and the safeguarding of lives and propertyDemonstrates a commitment to high quality customer service and exhibits the values of the vision and mission of the City of West Plains.  Qualifications are a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), Associates Degree preferred. Must be  MO P.O.S.T. certified and have   a valid MO driver’s license – Class F. Minorities and Veterans encouraged to apply.  $15.63 per hour and great benefits. Please send resumes or pick up an application at City Hall, 1910 Holiday Lane West Plains, MO or online at www.westplains.net  E.O.E.

The West Plains Public Library is now accepting applications/resumes for the position of Library Custodian for the West Plains Public Library. The part-time position will be responsible for keeping the premises of the Library in a clean and orderly condition, including dusting, mopping, vacuuming, taking trash out, cleaning restrooms and meeting rooms, and keeping the grounds clear of debris. Applicants should have one year of experience and a high school diploma or GED. Hourly salary is $12.25. Deadline – December 11, 2020. Applicants may apply online at www.westplains.net or pick up or drop off applications/resumes at West Plains City Hall 1910 Holiday Lane.  The City of West Plains is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The City West Plains is now accepting applications/resumes for the position of Electric Apprentice Lineman. The position will perform work in the construction, maintenance and repairing of electrical power lines and will also learn the current technics in installing fiber for telecommunications use on the apprentice level.  Will be required to be on call on a rotating schedule with a minimum respond time of 30 minutes.  High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Will be required to obtain lineman status within 5 years given proper training and schooling thru Missouri Public Utility Alliance Apprentice Lineman Program.  General knowledge of approved methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in power line construction, maintenance and repair and general knowledge of the principles of electricity as applied to electric distribution systems. Ability and/or knowledge to operate Journeyman’s tools, lineman testing equipment, line truck.  Must have a current CDL – Class B w/airbrake endorsement or be able to obtain. May apply at City Hall 1910 Holiday Lane or online at www.westplains.net.   This job posting will remain open until filled.  E.O.E.

The City of West Plains is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant. The primary function of the Administrative Assistant is to handle routine and advanced duties for the City and Utility Departments.  Qualifications are a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and two years related experience and/or training.  Must be able to make independent decisions daily, addressing the best way to handle specific tasks.  Must collaborate with other administrators and support personnel, management, and customers regularly.  Organization and prioritization are the core elements of the administrative assistant’s responsibilities.  The individual must know how to keep themselves and others organized and how to determine which tasks are the most important in a given list.  Must have strong communication and people skills.  Knowledge in working with computers and the ability to work with a variety of programs and other office equipment. E.O.E.  Minimum salary $13.51.  Please pick up and drop off applications at City Hall, 1910 Holiday Lane or apply online at www.westplains.net.  Deadline – December 11, 2020 by 5:00 pm.



You can fill out an application and save and email as an attachment and attach resume and cover letter, or it can be printed off and brought to City Hall. You can also pick up an application up in person at City Hall.


Also feel free to check job openings at:   Missouri Career Source Center

The City of West Plains is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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