Open Positions

LEGAL ASSISTANT

The City of Moscow is seeking an upbeat, energetic team player to join the Legal Department as a Legal Assistant.

Under the direction of the City Attorney, performs a variety of secretarial and administrative duties to support office operations and activities including legal secretarial work for civil and criminal matters; plan and perform administrative office coordination to assure smooth, timely and efficient office operations for the department; assist in the coordination of department services and activities; research, collect, analyze and compile data and information for inclusion in reports; maintain financial records, files and budgets related to departmental operations, programs and expenditures.

Legal Assistant incumbents perform a broad range of complex duties to assure smooth and efficient office and department operations for civil and criminal matters, and work with little supervision.

The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; the ability and desire to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment and outstanding computer skills. Requirements also include a combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation supplemented by course work in office management, secretarial and computer training, and five years increasingly responsible experience in a similar position. Five (5) years or more experience in a similar position or related legal field is preferred.

A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Pay is $19.62 + per hour DOE. The City offers a benefits package that includes paid health, dental, vision and life insurance. Additional benefits include an HRA VEBA, Flexible Spending Account, supplemental life and voluntary plans. The City provides paid sick and vacation leave; eleven paid holidays per year and inclusion in the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI). The City of Moscow is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

A completed City Application, resume and cover letter are required for consideration and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department located in City Hall until November 4, 2019.

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SEASONAL SNOW REMOVAL POSITIONS

The City of Moscow Streets Department is accepting applications for seasonal snow removal positions. There are positions available for CDL drivers that will pay $14.50/hr. and positions for non-CDL drivers that will pay $13.50/hr. These will be call out positions based on snow removal staffing needs and will run from November through March. Employment applications can be found online or picked up at City Hall (206 E. 3rd St). These positions are open until filled. Please submit applications to the Human Resources Department located in City Hall.

Posted 10/10/2019

PAYABLES CLERK

The City of Moscow is seeking an upbeat, energetic team player for a Payables Clerk in the Finance Department.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellent customer service toward both internal and external customers; perform a variety of accounts payable-related activities involved in customer billing, inter-departmental billings, department budget monitoring and other accounts payable related functions. Perform more diversified accounting work typically in support of a department’s budgeting, fee collection, payables, and other accounting related activities. The Payables Clerk processes accounts and payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures.

Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as any combination of additional coursework in accounting and two years of increasingly responsible clerical experience involving financial and statistical record-keeping.

The starting pay is $18.17 per hour DOE.

The City offers a benefits package that includes paid health, dental, vision and life insurance. Additional benefits include an HRA VEBA, Flexible Spending Account, supplemental life and voluntary plans. The City provides paid sick and vacation leave; eleven paid holidays per year and inclusion in the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI). The City of Moscow is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

A completed City Application, resume and cover letter are required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department located in City Hall. First review of applications will take place Friday, September 27, 2019. The Position will remain open until filled.

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POLICE OFFICER

The City of Moscow Police Department is seeking qualified entry and lateral candidates for the position of police officer to serve the community.

Qualified applicants must be 21 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent and able to pass the Idaho POST physical agility standard. Candidates must embrace the concept of community policing and perform a variety of specialized duties as assigned.

Successful candidates will undergo an extensive background investigation that includes psychological, polygraph, and medical examinations.

Beginning pay is $23.70 per hour DOE. The City offers a benefits package that includes paid health, dental, vision and life insurance. Additional benefits include an HRA VEBA, Flexible Spending Account, supplemental life and voluntary insurance plans. The City provides paid sick and vacation leave; eleven paid holidays per year and inclusion in the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI). The City of Moscow is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

A completed law enforcement application, resume and cover letter are required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department on a continuous basis.

If you have any questions, please contact Captain Roger Lanier at 208-883-7059 or rlanier@ci.moscow.id.us

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YOUTH RECREATION LEADER

The City of Moscow is seeking energetic team players to work under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor (Youth Programs and Aquatics) to supervise, coordinate, and lead activities in the after-school program, the summer break kids’ kamp and assist with special events for youth. 

The successful candidates will work with various youth groups and organizations; lead, organize and evaluate programs and recommend modifications; problem solve; serve as chaperone and/or supervisor for birthday parties and various special events; maintain attendance records and other various reporting information; open and secure building.

Applicants must possess any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from High School.  Some experience with youth and recreation programs preferred.

The positions are part-time without benefits.  Working hours are flexible during the school year; typical hours are 3:00 to 6:00pm weekdays and occasional weekends.  Summer hours increase to 30 to 35 hours per week for the summer kids’ kamp.   Pay is $10.00 per hour.

Applications will be accepted by the Human Resources Department located in City Hall on a continuous basis.

HIRC - FACILITY ATTENDANT

The City of Moscow is accepting applications for the Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center Facility Attendants on a continuous basis. (Open positions become available on a sporadic basis and need to be filled quickly.) Currently, we are looking for individuals who will be available to work year-round (including the summer months).

The Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center Facility Attendant will perform the following duties: facility supervision, computer registration, cleaning, and customer service. The starting rate of pay is $9.00 per hour. Positions are part time and shifts vary.

To apply, applicants must submit an employment application to the Human Resources Department located in Moscow City Hall.

Applications

Please download an application (PDF) and send it to:

City of Moscow
Attn: Human Resources
206 E Third Street
P.O. Box 9203
Moscow, Idaho 83843

Employment applications may also be obtained at Moscow City Hall, 206 E. Third Street, Moscow, Idaho.

A City application is required to apply. No photocopies or facsimiles will be accepted. A separate application must be submitted for each job opening on or before the closing date specified on the job announcement. Clerical positions may require submittal of a typing certificate. Applications are accepted only for positions currently advertised as open.

Selection Process

In addition to evaluation of applications and attachments, a variety of tests is used to determine the best-qualified candidate, such as:

  • Performance tests (agility tests, clerical aptitude tests, mechanical aptitude tests)
  • Assessment centers (multi-aptitude tests)
  • Interview panels (structured oral board, one-to-one interviews)

Typing Certificates

Most clerical positions require verification of the applicant’s typing ability. When returning the application form, the applicant must submit original written documentation of being able to type the minimum speed required. This documentation must contain the following:

  • The name of the applicant;
  • The date the typing skills test was administered;
  • The duration of the typing skills test (5 minutes minimum);
  • The gross words typed per minute;
  • The number of errors made; and
  • The name and telephone number of the organization/agency and signature of the person administering the test.

The typing verification should be an original and documentation must have been obtained within one year prior to the application deadline. This typing verification documentation must be from an accredited business college, educational institution, public agency, professional service or business concern which routinely provides typing verification documentation in their normal course of business. The Human Resources Department will not search the files to locate previously submitted verifications.