City of Springfield Job Openings

Employment with the City

The Personnel Department supports the human resource needs of all City departments and serves to recruit and develop a competent work force, manage personnel and training functions, and administer City employee health and benefits programs.   The Department also represents the City in labor negotiations, coordinates ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) functions, and manages employee records.

Frequently Asked
What type of positions are available with the City? - The City provides employment opportunities in a number of diverse occupational areas. The City regularly recruits for positions within the Police, Fire Rescue, Finance, Service, and Community Development Departments. The City Personnel Department also publicizes employment opportunities with the National Trail Parks and Recreation District.
Where and how can I apply for a City job? - Applications for City positions are accepted in the Personnel Department located on the third floor of City Hall. Applications are accepted only for two to three weeks at a time and are only accepted for currently posted positions. Job postings are available in the Personnel Department and are circulated to various local public agencies and educational institutions. Vacancies are also advertised in the Sunday edition of the Springfield News-Sun.
What is the civil service system and how does it apply to City employment? - Approximately 80% of City positions are classified as civil service positions. This means that individuals are hired only by passing job-related employment exams and, following a competitive process, a selection is made from among the eligible candidates that have passed the exam. Separate exams are given for each job classification. The City conducts exams for approximately 30 to 40 classifications per year.
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Open Positions

Closed Positions

Electrical & Electronics Technician II - The Springfield Civil Service Commission announces an OPEN-COMPETITIVE examination for the CLASSIFIED position of ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN II. The opening exists at the Water Treatment Plant.
Account Clerk IV (Income Tax) - The Springfield Civil Service Commission announces an OPEN-COMPETITIVE examination for the CLASSIFIED position of ACCOUNT CLERK IV. Work is assigned in the Finance Department specific to the area of Income Tax.
Cashier - The Springfield Civil Service Commission announces an OPEN-COMPETITIVE examination for the CLASSIFIED position of CASHIER in the Finance Department.

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Ms. Natalie Payton

Personnel Analyst

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