Owensboro is looking for talented individuals who are passionate about finding a job. Have you always dreamt of being a police officer or a fireman? Well, get your resume ready to find the perfect job of your dreams. There are many positions available so here's your chance to make a difference in the community.

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If you're looking for a new job or you want to make a job change, any of these open positions may fit the bill with the City of Owensboro.

Which of these positions suits you best? Take a look at pay offered, benefits, qualifications required, job descriptions, and more by clicking on each job title listed below.

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Administrative Aide

  • Full time
  • Category: Administrative Assistant / Accounting and Finance / Office and Administrative Support
  • For Finance Department:  Conducts administrative, secretarial, and clerical work from basic to considerable difficulty level, such as but not limited to: routine and non-routine tasks.
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Photo by Charanjeet Dhiman on Unsplash
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Central Dispatch - Lateral Telecommunicator

  • Full time
  • Category: Public Safety / Dispatch / 911 Telecommunications
  • Department: OPD, Central Dispatch
  • The City of Owensboro Police Department is accepting applications for the full-time position of Telecommunicator Lateral Transfer. For information, please call 270-687-8861 or 270-687-8867.
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Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash
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Engineering Field Intern

  • Intermittent
  • Category: Clerical & Data Entry / Engineering / Public Works / Geographic Information Systems
  • Department: PW, Engineering
  • Excellent opportunity for students in Civil Engineering or related fields.  Summer month. Typically 40 hours/week.
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Photo by Brian Wangenheim on Unsplash
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Fire Safety Specialist

  • Part-time
  • Category: Building & Safety / Public Safety / Professional / Fire & EMS
  • Department: OFD, Administration
  • Fire Safety Specialist for the Owensboro Fire Department will be assigned duties within Fire Prevention and Community Services.  This is a part-time professional position actively engaged in the enforcement of fire code regulations and educating the public about fire safety.  This position will typically work 20 hrs/week.
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Photo by Aidan Bartos on Unsplash
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Lateral Transfer Firefighter

  • Full time
  • Category: Public Safety / Fire & EMS
  • Department: Fire
  • TO BE CONSIDERED FOR LATERAL TRANSFER FIREFIGHTER, YOU MUST BE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED AS A FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER WITH ANOTHER FIRE DEPARTMENT. Applications are accepted year-round for this position.  However, the City will only review and consider applications as vacancies occur.
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Maintenance Worker (Grounds)

  • Full time
  • Category: Public Works / Maintenance / Grounds & Landscaping
  • Department: PW, Grounds
  • Performs maintenance on grounds, equipment, property, and facilities.   Employees in this classification have apprentice-level competence in one or more trades and some knowledge and ability in several others.  Assignments may vary.
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Parks Non-Full Time Positions

  • Intermittent
  • Category: Paraprofessional / Parks and Recreation / Customer Service
  • Department: Parks, Administration
  • PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNUAL HIRING FOR NON-FULL-TIME POSITIONS.
    DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR ALL POSITIONS:  APRIL 30, 2022.
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Police Officer

  • Full time
  • Category: Public Safety / Law Enforcement
  • Department: OPD, Patrol
  • A packet with test session options, test sites, mandatory forms, and further information will be emailed to applicants at a later date. Please call 270-687-8861 if you have any questions. Patrols assigned beat on foot or in/on appropriate police vehicles in order to: control traffic, prevent crime, prevent disturbance of peace, and arrest violators.
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Police Officer Lateral

  • Full time
  • Category: Public Safety / Law Enforcement
  • Department: OPD, Patrol
  • The City of Owensboro is hiring police officer lateral transfers.
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Photo by Aidan Bartos on Unsplash
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Public Works Bus Driver

  • Full time
  • Category: Public Works / Transit / Drivers
  • Department: PW, Transit
  • Safety sensitive position regulated under the Dept. of Transportation, responsible for driving transit passenger vehicles on designated routes.
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City of Owensboro Owensboro Transit System via Facebook
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Public Works Bus Driver (PT)

  • Intermittent
  • Category: Public Works / Transit / Drivers
  • Department: PW, Transit
  • Safety sensitive positions are regulated under the Dept. of Transportation. Estimated to work an average of approximately 20 hrs. per week. Transit operations are based on a Monday through Friday and 1/2 day Saturday schedule; closed Sundays.
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Reserve Police Officer

  • Part-time
  • Category: Public Safety / Law Enforcement
  • Department: Police
  • Patrols assigned beat on foot or in/on appropriate police vehicles in order to: control traffic, prevent crime, prevent disturbance of peace, and arrest violators. May be assigned to other units as well.

Now, go get that job of your dreams!

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