City of Poplarville

Job Vacancy Announcement

Police Department

 

Position Title:  Police Officer (Full-Time)

 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Duties: Must be capable of performing all duties assigned by the Chief of Police, including but not limited to the following:  Traffic enforcement and control, criminal investigations, enforcement of all City ordinances, and any additional duties assigned by the Chief of Police.

Qualifications: Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and be a resident of the State of Mississippi, and; A High School Diploma or GED notarized by issuing institution or school board is required. Correspondence or mail-order high school diplomas are not accepted. Advanced academic education completion from an accredited institution in related areas such as criminal justice is recommended, but not required.  Individual must have attended and passed the Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy, and must have and maintain a current, professional certificate from the Board on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. It would be advantageous for individuals considered to possess average to above average computer skills, to include the use of Microsoft Office Suite and the use of email, and law enforcement software.  A Minimum of three years’ experience in policing with progressive responsibilities is desired. An awareness of federal, state laws and knowledge of the overall operations of the City including policies, procedures, and ordinances would be advantageous, but not required. Potential candidates must have the capability to interact with other City employees and individuals in a professional and cordial manner, as the situation warrants.  Applicant must be capable of being bonded.

Compensation:  Compensation will be at the rate of $16.31 per hour.

Background Checks: A criminal background check will be conducted.  A department of motor vehicles background check will be conducted to verify the City’s insurance carrier can insure applicant. Applicant must have current Mississippi driver’s license. 

How to Apply: Resume with a completed application must be submitted to City Hall, City of Poplarville, 200 Highway 26 East, Poplarville, MS   39470. Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk, (601) 795-8161.

Following an offer of employment and prior to starting work, an individual must have a pre-employment drug test by a physician designated by the City. The examination will be paid for by the City.

The City is not required to interview applicants not meeting the basic requirements for the position.  The granting of an interview is not to be considered an offer of employment. 

The City of Poplarville considers applicants for all positions without regard to:  race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The City of Poplarville is a "Drug-Free Workplace” and a “Smoke-Free Workplace.”.​


City of Poplarville

Job Vacancy Announcement

Police Department

 

Position Title:  Police Officer (Part-Time)

 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Duties: Must be capable of performing all duties assigned by the Chief of Police, including but not limited to the following:  Traffic enforcement and control, criminal investigations, enforcement of all City ordinances, and any additional duties assigned by the Chief of Police.

Qualifications: Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and be a resident of the State of Mississippi, and; A High School Diploma or GED notarized by issuing institution or school board is required. Correspondence or mail-order high school diplomas are not accepted. Advanced academic education completion from an accredited institution in related areas such as criminal justice is recommended, but not required.  Individual must have attended and passed the Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy, and must have and maintain a current, professional certificate from the Board on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. It would be advantageous for individuals considered to possess average to above average computer skills, to include the use of Microsoft Office Suite and the use of email, and law enforcement software.  A Minimum of three years’ experience in policing with progressive responsibilities is desired. An awareness of federal, state laws and knowledge of the overall operations of the City including policies, procedures, and ordinances would be advantageous, but not required. Potential candidates must have the capability to interact with other City employees and individuals in a professional and cordial manner, as the situation warrants.  Applicant must be capable of being bonded.

Compensation:  Compensation will be at the rate of $13.00 per hour.

Background Checks: A criminal background check will be conducted.  A department of motor vehicles background check will be conducted to verify the City’s insurance carrier can insure applicant. Applicant must have current Mississippi driver’s license. 

How to Apply: Resume with a completed application must be submitted to City Hall, City of Poplarville, 200 Highway 26 East, Poplarville, MS   39470. Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk, (601) 795-8161.

Following an offer of employment and prior to starting work, an individual must have a pre-employment drug test by a physician designated by the City. The examination will be paid for by the City.

The City is not required to interview applicants not meeting the basic requirements for the position.  The granting of an interview is not to be considered an offer of employment. 

The City of Poplarville considers applicants for all positions without regard to:  race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The City of Poplarville is a "Drug-Free Workplace” and a “Smoke-Free Workplace.”.​


City of Poplarville

Job Vacancy Announcement

 

Department of Public Works

 

Position Title:  Laborer (Full-Time)

Board Order:  June 5, 2018

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Duties: Must be capable of performing all duties assigned by the General Superintendent, including but not limited to the following:  maintaining equipment, operating City equipment such as a lawn mower, weed-eater, street work, water work, maintenance work, mechanic work, and any other duties assigned by the General Superintendent. 

Qualifications: A High School Diploma or GED notarized by issuing institution or school board is required. Advanced academic education completion from an accredited institution in related areas to the position is recommended, but not required. Potential candidates must have the capability to pass various water certification training classes.  It would be advantageous for individuals considered to possess average computer skills, to include the use of Microsoft Office Suite and the use of email. A Minimum of three years’ experience in related work experience with progressive responsibilities is desired. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered. An awareness of federal, state laws and knowledge of the overall operations of the City including policies, procedures, and ordinances would be advantageous, but not required. Potential candidates must have the capability to interact with customers and other City employees in a professional and cordial manner at all times.

Compensation:  Compensation will be $12.00 per hour.

Background Checks: A criminal background check will be conducted.  A department of motor vehicles background check will be conducted to verify the City’s insurance carrier can insure applicant. Applicant must have current driver’s license.

Medical Exam:  Once the Board of Aldermen authorize the offer of employment to be made, and prior to starting work, an individual must have a pre-employment medical exam and drug test conducted by a physician designated by the City. The examination will be paid for by the City.

How to Apply: A resume and completed application must be submitted to City Hall, City of Poplarville, 200 Highway 26 East, Poplarville, MS   39470. Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk, (601) 795-8161.

The City is not required to interview applicants not meeting the basic requirements for the position.  The granting of an interview is not to be considered an offer of employment. 

 

The City of Poplarville considers applicants for all positions without regard to:  race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The City of Poplarville is a "Drug-Free Workplace” and a “Smoke-Free Workplace.”.​


 

City of Poplarville

Job Vacancy Announcement

Deputy City Clerk

 

 

Deputy City Clerk (Full-Time) – City of Poplarville (City Hall), Poplarville, Mississippi 39470

Closing Date: (Open until filled; however, the City intends to fill this position as soon as practical.) 

Duties: Assists in performing the statutory duties of a City Clerk so that the administrative and financial responsibilities of the City are carried out in a prompt, efficient, and lawful manner with emphasis on customer service and accounting. Receives direction from the City Clerk and other experienced employees, assists in keeping the agenda, minutes, and minute book of council meetings, maintains an ordinance book, acts as custodian of the city’s seal and records, signs official papers for the city, assists in issuing all licenses and permits, posts and publishes notices, ordinances and resolutions as required. Assists in giving notice of elections, records election proceedings, notifies officials of their appointment or election, and certifies results of election. Maintains a computer accounting system to enter all City money transactions, receipts and disbursements, maintains records associated with all transactions, balances accounts receivables and payable.  Prepares and submits various government reports, and acts as a Notary Public; All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: A High School Diploma or GED notarized by issuing institution or school board is required. Advanced academic education completion from an accredited institution in related areas to the position is recommended, but not required. Individuals considered must have above average computer skills, to include the use of Microsoft Office Suite and the use of email. A Minimum of three years’ experience in related work experience with progressive responsibilities is desired. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered. An awareness of federal, state laws and knowledge of the overall operations of the City including policies, procedures, and ordinances would be advantageous, but not required. A working knowledge of office management procedures, records management, filing systems, office correspondence is required. A functional knowledge of accounting or bookkeeping sufficient to handle the city’s financial records is required.  Potential candidates must have the capability to interact with customers and other City employees in a professional and cordial manner at all times.

Compensation:  Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Background Checks: A criminal background check will be conducted.  A department of motor vehicles background check will be conducted to verify the City’s insurance carrier can insure applicant. Applicant must be bondable.

How to Apply: Resume with a completed application must be submitted to the City Clerk's Office, City of Poplarville, 200 Highway 26 East, Poplarville, MS   39470. Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk, (601) 795-8161.

Following an offer of employment and prior to starting work, an individual must have a pre- employment drug test by a physician designated by the City. The examination will be paid for by the City.

The granting of an interview is not to be considered an offer of employment.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to:  race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The City of Poplarville is a "Drug Free Workplace”.


City of Poplarville

Job Vacancy Announcement

 

Department of Public Works

 

Position Title:  Operator (Full-Time)

 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Duties: Must be capable of performing all duties assigned by the General Superintendent, including but not limited to the following:  operating an City equipment such as an excavator, repairing waterlines, reading water meters, operating water treatment facilities, maintaining equipment and water wells, documenting information and maintaining written reports as required by the State of Mississippi, and any other duties assigned by the Board of Aldermen or the General Superintendent. 

Qualifications: A High School Diploma or GED notarized by issuing institution or school board is required. Advanced academic education completion from an accredited institution in related areas to the position is recommended, but not required. Potential candidates must have the capability to pass various water certification training classes.  It would be advantageous for individuals considered to possess average computer skills, to include the use of Microsoft Office Suite and the use of email. A Minimum of three years’ experience in related work experience with progressive responsibilities is desired. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered. An awareness of federal, state laws and knowledge of the overall operations of the City including policies, procedures, and ordinances would be advantageous, but not required. Potential candidates must have the capability to interact with customers and other City employees in a professional and cordial manner at all times.

Compensation:  Compensation will be an hourly rate commensurate with experience.

Background Checks: A criminal background check will be conducted.  A department of motor vehicles background check will be conducted to verify the City’s insurance carrier can insure applicant. Applicant must have current driver’s license.

How to Apply: Resume with a completed application must be submitted to City Hall, City of Poplarville, 200 Highway 26 East, Poplarville, MS   39470. Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk, (601) 795-8161.

Following an offer of employment and prior to starting work, an individual must have a pre-employment drug test by a physician designated by the City. The examination will be paid for by the City.

The City is not required to interview applicants not meeting the basic requirements for the position.  The granting of an interview is not to be considered an offer of employment. 

 

The City of Poplarville considers applicants for all positions without regard to:  race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The City of Poplarville is a "Drug-Free Workplace” and a “Smoke-Free Workplace.”.

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