Open Positions

PARKS MAINTENANCE WORKER

The City of Moscow is seeking an upbeat energetic team player to join our Parks Department team who is dynamic and enthusiastic for sports field maintenance. Under the direction of the Parks Supervisor, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for the following tasks and responsibilities: Prepare athletic fields and surrounding landscape areas; maintain turf areas; perform general grounds keeping duties (raking, trimming, fertilizing, weeding), operate a variety of grounds maintenance equipment (tractors, overseeder, rototiller, aerator, sod cutter, fork lift, pruner, clipper, line marking machines, small hand and power tools) and trucks of various sizes.

We are looking for people who are committed to the community, and take pride in providing a crucial service for their neighbors. The nature of this work requires attention to detail, a good work ethic, the ability to work well with a team, and a desire to learn and grow in a dynamic and exciting profession. 

Candidates must possess a combination of education and experience equal to graduation from high school and two years of grounds maintenance experience. Candidates are also required to possess a valid driver’s license, a Class B driver’s license with air brake, tanker, and manual endorsements within six months, Moscow tree worker certification within six months, State Pesticide Applicator’s License with ornamental herbicide or insecticide endorsement within one year, and pool operator certification within one year.

Pay is $18.60 + 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 Monday, February 10, 2020.

JOB DESCRIPTION

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN, SENIOR ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN, 

OR PRINCIPAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN 

The Engineering Department is seeking highly motivated, positive individuals to fill two positions as either an Engineering Technician, a Senior Engineering Technician, or a Principal Engineering Technician.  We are looking for people who are committed to the community, and take pride in providing a crucial service for their neighbors. The nature of this work requires attention to detail, a good work ethic, the ability to work well with a team, and a desire to learn and grow in a dynamic and exciting profession. 

Applicants must have excellent communication and customer service skills and be able to perform engineering design, project management, survey, construction inspection, and related technical engineering work.

Engineering Technician - Beginning annual pay is $48,780.

Applicants are required to possess an Associate degree in Civil Engineering Technology, surveying, drafting or other closely related fields.

Or Completion of an accredited vocational/technical program consisting of at least 1,200 instructional hours in Civil Engineering Technology, surveying, drafting, engineering design or other closely related fields.

Or Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and two years of experience performing basic technical engineering work as an Engineering Technician. (College level or vocational/technical course work in engineering, drafting, survey, mathematics or other closely related fields will substitute for the required technical engineering experience on a year-for-year basis.)

Senior Engineering Technician - Beginning annual pay is $53,149.

Applicants are required to possess an Associate degree in Civil Engineering Technology, surveying, drafting or other closely related field and two years of experience performing semi-skilled technical engineering work as an engineering technician.

Or A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or other closely related field.

Or Certification as an Engineer-In-Training.

Or An equivalent combination of education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in performing the essential functions of the position.

Principal Engineering Technician - Beginning annual pay is $57,929.

Applicants are required to possess an Associate degree in Civil Engineering Technology, surveying, drafting or other closely related field and four years of experience performing skilled technical engineering work as an engineering technician.

Or A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or other closely related field and two years of experience performing skilled technical engineering work as an engineering technician.

Or Certification as an Engineer-In-Training and two years of experience performing skilled technical engineering work as an engineering technician.

Or An equivalent combination of education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in performing the essential functions of the position.

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 City Application, resume and cover letter are required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department located in City Hall until Monday, February 10, 2020.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Moscow Fire Department

2020 Summer Fire Department Seasonal Positions

The City of Moscow is accepting applications for two (2) summer positions as Seasonal Workers/EMT-Ambulance Responders/Firefighters during the summer months when many of the MVFD EMT-Ambulance Responders/Firefighters that are University/College students are out-of-town for the summer school vacation.

Candidates will perform a variety of duties including responding on EMS/Fire calls, construction, janitorial, maintenance, repair and operation of City of Moscow and Moscow Volunteer Fire Department grounds, buildings, apparatus and equipment. Term of employment will be May 18, 2020 through August 21, 2020.

Pay for both positions is $13.50 per hour.

All applicants must have completed at a minimum the Essentials of Firefighting.  An EMT-Basic or Higher is required for ONE (1) position.  All Applicants must be members of the Moscow Volunteer Fire Department or Resident program and in good standing according to MVFD By-Laws and Policy and Procedures. 

Employment applications may be obtained at Moscow City Hall, 206 E. Third Street or by calling (208) 883-7000 or by visiting the City’s website at www.ci.moscow.id.us.  Applications must be turned in to the Human Resources Department located in City Hall by February 6, 2020.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Summer Position posted:           Week of January 6, 2020

Summer Position closed:           February 6, 2020

Interviews:                                 Week of February 10, 2020

Candidate Selection by:             February 20, 2020

Begin Summer Position             May 18, 2020 8am

 End Summer Position:              August 21, 2020 5pm

EGGAN YOUTH LEADER MANAGER

This part-time position will supervise other part-time Youth Recreation Leaders and reports directly to the Youth Recreation Program and Aquatics Supervisor. Under the direction of the Youth Recreation Program and Aquatics Supervisor; supervise, coordinate, and lead kids’ kamp program activities and special events for youth primarily aged 1st through 9th grade; work with various youth groups and organizations; evaluate programs to recommend modifications; serve as chaperone and/or supervisor for dances and various special events; maintain attendance records and other various reporting information; open and secure buildings.

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 $13.50 per hour.

A completed application for employment is required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department on a continuous basis.


YOUTH RECREATION LEADER

The City of Moscow is seeking energetic team players 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 $11.50 per hour.

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

WATER DEPARTMENT SEASONAL POSITION

The City of Moscow is seeking a team-oriented individual to fill a temporary seasonal position in the City’s Public Works and Services Group - Water Department. Essential job functions of this position involve physical labor at City well and booster sites to include cleaning, painting and maintenance as directed. 

Successful candidates will have a knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in activities including but not limited to, snow shoveling, grounds keeping, and building maintenance.

Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license, be able to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders and be able to work independently.  Experience in manual labor or construction is a plus.

Work hours are flexible up to nineteen hours per week.  Employment may last through September 30, 2020.  Pay is $13.00 per hour. 

A completed City application, resume and cover letter are required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department located in City Hall until the position is filled.


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

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 $25.00 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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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 $11.50 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.