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 seeking candidates for the Assistant City Manager position.  The Assistant City Manager is an administrative exempt position and a member of the City’s senior management staff.  The purpose of this position is to assist in managing all City operations.  This includes day-to-day administration of the Personnel functions, Employee benefits, supervise and is an integral part of the City’s Economic Development program, supervise the City’s Communication efforts and supervise the City Municipal Court.

Applicants shall have a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Political Science or similar field and a minimum of two years local government department head experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.  The employee will exercise considerable independence, initiative, professional skill and judgment.  The work is under direction of the City Manager.

Resumes shall be submitted in a sealed envelope no later than November 5, 2017, to: Matt Zimmerman, City Manager, 415 Elm Grove Ln., Hazelwood, MO, 63042 or by e-mail to mdzimmerman@hazelwoodmo.org.  Envelopes or e-mail subject line shall be marked “CONFIDENTIAL – ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER APPLICATION.”  Click the link below for a full job description.  The City of Hazelwood offers an excellent benefits package and salary is commensurate with the experience.  Salary range is $96,511-$117,267.  (Actual Salary Depends on Qualifications – (DOQ).  Position is open until filled.

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The Hazelwood Police Department has openings for Part-Time Dispatchers.  The job will entail shift work, weekends and holidays.  Very fast-paced position involving dispatching police, answering emergency & non-emergency telephones and multi-tasking.  Must have a high school diploma or GED, the ability to type with accuracy and speed, and must have at least one-year experience of Police Dispatching and REJIS Certification.  Candidates will be required to pass a background check and drug & alcohol screening prior to being hired.  Starting pay is $19.43 per hour.  An application MUST be completed for consideration.  Apply by close of business Monday, October 9, 2017, at City of Hazelwood, 415 Elm Grove Lane, Hazelwood, MO 63042 or you may e-mail an application to: applicants@hazelwoodmo.org.  You can download a copy of the City’s employment application by clicking the green link printed above.



The City of Hazelwood has an opportunity for a full time Recreation Supervisor-Aquatics.  The purpose of this position is to schedule, staff, supervise, train, and manage the aquatic facility.  The plan, develop and implement a variety of recreation activities and events for aquatic operations and general recreation programming.  This job requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Parks/Recreation Management or related field, two years recreation and aquatics programming, supervision experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.  A valid driver’s license required, AFO/CPO, lifeguard instructor’s license, CPR and First Aid training preferred.  Starting salary range $44,453 – $48,570. DOQ Please apply at Hazelwood City Hall, 415 Elm Grove Lane, Hazelwood, MO 63042, or you may fax your resume to (314) 839-0249.


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