Employment Opportunities

Employment Policy

All applicants will be given equal consideration for all positions with the City, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability. However, Hazelwood residents will be given preference over nonresidents for positions when all qualifications of the applicants are equal. Applicants shall not be relatives of elected City officials.

General Philosophy of City Employment

All employees work toward the same goal, to provide efficient and economical municipal services to the citizens of Hazelwood. This can be achieved by mutual employee cooperation. The City shall not discriminate against any employee because of his activities or membership in an employee union or employee advisory committee.

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The City of Hazelwood is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Responsibilities include the ability to provide public safety services to the community with essential job functions of physical ability, communication skills, decision-making skills, and psychological and emotional stability.  The ability to work rotating shifts, weekends and holidays is required.  Excellent benefits include medical, vision and dental insurance.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employment provider.  Starting salary is $54,285 for appointments with POST certification.  Apply by close of business Fri., Jan. 13th, at City of Hazelwood, 415 Elm Grove Lane, Hazelwood, Mo. 63042, or you may e-mail an application to: applicants@hazelwoodmo.org.  An application MUST be completed for consideration.

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The City of Hazelwood is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic to create an eligibility list.  Applicants must be a high school graduate and graduate of the St. Louis County Fire Academy, possess a paramedic license and valid driver’s license in the state of Missouri.  Starting salary: $60,251.  Application with copies of certificates and licenses should be delivered to the Office of the Fire Chief at 6800 Howdershell Road, Hazelwood, Mo. 63042, or e-mail lmschwan@hazelwoodmo.org.  The cut-off date for applications is Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.


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