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The City of De Soto Public Works Department is seeking applications for a full time Maintenance Worker. High School diploma, GED, or other certificate of competency; experience in manual work and proven record of dependability. Requires Missouri CDL Driver’s License, or must obtain within six (6) months. The work includes general maintenance and repair work within the Public Works/Parks department. The starting salary is $14.50 per hour, may be higher DOQ and licenses. Applications are available at City Hall, 17 Boyd Street, De Soto, MO., between 8:00 A.M., and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Applications can also be found online at Submit applications to City Hall. De Soto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications due March 27th, by 4:00 P.M.


The City of De Soto is now accepting applications for a full time dispatcher.  Shifts may include days, evenings, weekends, holidays, etc. Minimum qualifications:  U. S. Citizen, 21 years of age, H.S. Diploma or G.E.D., possess a valid Missouri Operator’s License. Pre-employment requires a physical exam, drug screen and background history investigation. Desired skills: computer experience, working knowledge of the Windows environment, functional typing skills. Police background, knowledge of MULES is helpful but not required. Salary: $15.86 per hr. Applications are available at the De Soto City Hall, 17 Boyd St., De Soto, MO. 63020 .  Applications must be returned to Crystal Barton, Deputy City Clerk.

The City of De Soto is an equal opportunity employer and always accepting applications.

Police-Communications Application for Employment

City of De Soto Police Department

The De Soto Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Full-time Police Officer. The pay range for this position is $43,000 to $54,038 plus benefits and all uniforms and equipment provided. Interested applicants can get an application at City Hall. The City of De Soto is an equal opportunity employer. Must have Missouri POST Class A License- at least 21 years of age-HS Graduate or G.E.D. Please submit application in person to the De Soto City Hall at 17 Boyd Street, De Soto Missouri 63020 >>

The City of De Soto is an equal opportunity employer and always accepting applications.

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The City of De Soto provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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