I want to...


Links of Interest

Job Postings

Prepare for Emergencies

Pay your taxes Online!
Online Record Search
OATS Transportation

StormAware Website
GIS Map

 

Local News Agencies Christian County Headliner
NixaXpress

Springfield News Leader
Springfield Business Journal

 

City / Chamber Links
City of Nixa
Nixa Chamber of Commerce
City of Ozark
Ozark Chamber of Commerce
Rogersville Chamber of Commerce
City of Billings
City of Clever

City of Fremont Hills
City of Highlandville
City of Sparta
Village of Saddlebrooke


Weather Related Links
National Weather Service
Weather Warnings

Short Term Forecast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christian County, MO

 

 

 


 

Agency:  Christian County Treasurer’s Office
Job Description:  Chief Deputy Treasurer

Application Deadline:  August 24, 2018
Wage: Negotiable, depending upon experience
Schedule of Work:  Monday through Friday        8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Lunch                               30 minutes
Regular Work Week              40 hours

Benefits:  Employer Paid Health Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid PTO, Retirement Programs, Voluntary
Participation in group Life, Dental, Vision and other insurance programs

General Position Description:
This is the clerical position in the Treasurer’s Office of Christian County.  You would preform
administrative and operational duties as necessary in the Treasurer’s absence; A knowledge of double entry bookkeeping concerning the posting of receipts and other ledger transactions; Comfortable and accurate dealing with payroll, cash, ACH and check transactions; Responsibilities of this position also include greeting walk-in citizens as well as working with other offices within the courthouse, answering the telephone, filing and maintaining files in an organized manner all records relating to the Treasurer’s office; Vacuuming, emptying trash and light cleaning of the office; Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds;

Minimum Qualifications:
The applicant must be able to be Bonded as required by the position; Can demonstrate reliability and
trustworthiness necessary in this position; Has a high school education; Must have a basic understanding of bookkeeping principles; Possess good typing, ten-key and other general office skills; Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word computer applications; Can communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing;

Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to the above; Acquired some advanced education in the fields of accounting, finance or
management; Obtained some experience with a computerized accounting system; Has demonstrated an ability to work independently and meet assigned goals or objectives in a timely manner;

Conditions of Employment:
A candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen, a criminal background check and must meet the essential job functions of the job description as stated throughout the duration of holding the position with the Christian County Treasurer’s office before employment.

Physical Demands of the Chief Deputy Treasurer:
Sitting           6 hours
Standing       1 hour
Walking        1 hour

For more information and resume/application drop off, please contact:

Christian County Treasurer’s Office
Karen Matthews
100 West Church Street, Room 209
Ozark, Mo.  65721
Phone:  417-582-4348
Email:  karenmatthews@christiancountymo.gov

 


 

Agency:  Christian County Common I Road District
Job Description: Brush Cutter Operator

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Common I Road District
8700 Mo Hwy 14-E
Sparta, MO    65753

Wage:  $13.50/hr, Full-Time + Benefits

The purpose of this position is to perform specific duties as directed within their division; all other work as required.  Operates heavy tractor in cutting brush along roadsides and rights-of-way. May be required to assist in tree trimming and removal, as well as brush cutting and trimming near bridge structures.  Works under the direction of the Foreman.  Works according to established department and County policies.  No supervisory duties.

High School education or G.E.D. and minimum of 2 years of responsible work experience preferred.  Possession of a CDL, or ability to acquire within 90 days, is preferred.  Spends the majority of the day standing or walking.  Occasionally lifts and/or moves objects weighing up to 100 lbs such as tools, equipment, supplies, etc. Must be able to access all levels of a construction site and enter/exit from vehicles. 

For more information and resume/application drop off, please contact:

Christian County Highway Department
1106 W Jackson St, Ozark, MO 65721
417-582-4381
ashley@christiancountymo.gov

 


 

Agency:  Christian County Sheriff’s Office
Job Description:  School Resource Deputy

Application Deadline:  07/31/2018 at 17:00

Testing/Interviews: 
Timeline based on number of applicants.

Total Benefits Package:  $46,294.93
$36,446.80 base salary plus benefits (medical, retirement, take-home vehicle, etc.)

Knowledge/Skills/Ability/Certifications:
Valid driver’s license is required.  Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) required.  Certification as a Peace Officer must be completed prior to making application.  Must be able to work flexible hours, evenings and staggered shifts, holidays and weekends and/or in emergency situations and to direct traffic/pedestrians crossing busy streets around schools or on school grounds when necessary; ability to investigate suspicious circumstances, persons, vehicles, etc.  Work may include evenings, weekends and athletic events as assigned by the Captain of Patrol Division and/or School Superintendent to provide maximum security coverage; must be able to work in inclement weather and able to walk, run, climb, crawl or sit for extended periods of time.  Must be able to demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues that arise in the schools; must be able to effectively communicate with both public and school personnel; extensive communications (verbal and written) with students, staff and internal/external stakeholders is required; will be responsible for managing behavior of victims, witnesses and others when handling or responding to incidents; requires the use of sound judgment; ability to work with youth and adults; ability to teach mini-courses to youth and adults.  Required proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and other office equipment such as incident reporting software, fax, copiers, and scanners. Must have knowledge of Missouri Criminal and Traffic Code, Criminal Procedures, Juvenile Law and court proceedings. Must not have any open internal affairs investigations or P.O.S.T. investigations.  Must pass criminal history, background investigation, and agility test (complete hiring process is located at www.christiancountysheriff.net).

Job Summary: 
Assignment is Chadwick School District.  This position requires the School Resource Deputy to be assigned to Chadwick School District throughout the school year (approximately mid-August through early-May) with other assignment within the Christian County Sheriff’s Office during the approximate three-month period of time Chadwick School District is not in session.  The School Resource Deputy supports and facilitates the educational process within Christian County by providing a safe and secure environment through buildings and establishing meaningful relationships with students and staff and proactively interacting with the school community to ensure the enforcement of state laws, preservation of public order, protection of life and the prevention, detection, or investigation of crime.  The successful candidate will work effectively with students, parents, school personnel and community agencies to support teaching and learning in the schools.  The School Resource Deputy will patrol district property to protect students, staff and visitors from physical harm and prevent loss to district property resulting from criminal activity.  The School Resource Deputy will also be able to respond to incidents involving school transportation.

Essential Duties:
Patrol district property for suspicious activity, unauthorized persons on campus, or unauthorized entry after hours.  Provide in-service training to help administrators be better prepared to deal with security-related matters to support student success.  Work closely with school staff to foster a better understanding of the law enforcement function to maintain a secure learning environment.  Proactively work with the school’s leadership team and collaborate with school’s administrative team on safety protocols and procedures.  Serve as a visible and active law enforcement officer on campus dealing with law-related areas such as drugs, traffic, trespassing, fighting, and thefts.  Enforce campus rules and regulations.  Conduct routine patrols of assigned facilities to include buildings, parking lots and district owned, leased, or rented property.  Take law enforcement action to protect against unwanted intruders.  Identify and prevent (through counseling and referral) delinquent behavior, including substance abuse.  Make arrests when necessary to protect students, staff and school property.  Work collaboratively with public safety agencies to serve as a liaison between school and community to deter criminal and delinquent behavior.  Coordinate security for crowd and vehicle control at extra-curricular activities and special events.  Monitor and instruct students, visitors, and district personnel on proper and lawful campus or facility behavior.  Help to define and maintain a respectful code of conduct.  Assist other law enforcement agencies with incidents involving local criminal activity that may impact the safety of the environment for students and staff.  Serve as the initial first responder and school safety coordinator for campus emergencies.  Respond to calls on crimes against person or property in progress, report crimes that have already occurred, and intrusion/fire alarms; perform preliminary investigation at the scene (e.g. gather and preserve evidence, take statements).  Prepare written reports, obtain and serve arrest and search warrants as necessary; testify in court as required.  Subdue offenders and criminals by using the minimum amount of force needed to protect the officer and other persons.  Provide classroom presentations on crime prevention and fundamental concepts and structure of the law.  Teach law related education, de-escalation techniques, and conflict resolution to students and staff.  Provide instructions and directions to others as it pertains to law enforcement matters and emergency situations.  Conduct security building assessments for schools; guard, check and secure doors, rooms, buildings and equipment. Operate a two-way radio and qualify with a department issued firearm.  Perform other duties as assigned by appropriate supervisory personnel and school administrators.

Physical Demands:
Ability to walk, run, climb crawl or sit for extended periods of time.  Work in inclement weather, including evenings, weekends and athletic events as assigned by School Superintendent or Patrol Division Captain to provide maximum security coverage is required.  Successful candidate may spend extended periods of time patrolling and investigating crimes on District property, both in automobiles and on foot.  School Resource Deputy may be required to physically restrain parties involved in a conflict.  In some cases, the School Resource Deputy may be exposed to violent and/or armed confrontations.  This position may involve routine exposure to blood or body fluids.  Regular attendance is required for this position.

Additional:
This position is open to applicants inside Christian County Sheriff’s Office, as well as outside.  Interested applicants will proceed through the standard hiring process for Patrol Division at Christian County Sheriff’s Office.  Contact Christian County Sheriff’s Office (417-582-5330) or log onto www.christiancountysheriff.net for an application for employment. 

 


MULES JOB POSTING

Christian County Sheriff, Brad Cole, has an immediate opening for a M.U.L.E.S. Operator in the Warrants Division. The pay is $11.33 an hour and is 8.25 hour second shifts (4:00 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.) with rotating weekends off.

Experience preferred, but willing to train the right individual. The job entails the operations of the MULES computer (Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System), interaction with the courts, jail, and other agencies. Interested persons shall be detail oriented, self-motivator, able to multi-task, type, answer phones, work and communicate well with others along with able to work independently.  

Interested persons must fill out an application at the Christian County Sheriff's Office, Monday- Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on online at http://www.christiancountysheriff.net/careers/

 



Job Posting: Campus Security Officer
Christian County Sherrif's Office

A Campus Security Officer is assigned to physical security positions inside the Christian County Government buildings. The primary duties of a Campus Security Officer (CSO) are to conduct screening of visitors, property, or deliveries to ensure the safety and security of the Christian County Courts and Government buildings. A CSO may operate necessary security equipment such as x-ray machines, metal detectors, and hand wands at screening checkpoints. Other duties include assisting with the escorting of inmates to courtrooms, provide overwatch from a security control room, and patrolling the campus.

This position is M-F/8am-4pm/Holidays and Weekends off. Occasionally, duty and training requirements will require a modified schedule. Previous U.S. Armed Forces, law enforcement, or corporate security experience preferred. Excellent job opportunity for individuals enrolled in a law enforcement academy.

Applications, with eligibility requirements attached, may be obtained online at christiancountysheriff.net or in person from the Christian County Sheriff's Office, 110 W. Elm Street, Suite 70, Ozark, Missouri 65721 between 9:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $13.00 /hour


 

Job Posting: Patrol Deputy
Christian County Sheriff's Office

Christian County Sheriff's Office (Missouri) is currently accepting applications for the positions of Patrol Deputy.  These full-time positions offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision and retirement. We are looking for professional, self-motivated, individuals with a team oriented mindset.  Applications, with eligibility requirements attached, may be obtained from the Christian County Sheriff's Office, 110 W. Elm Street, Suite 70, Ozark, Missouri 65721 between 9AM-4:30PM. 


Job Posting: Corrections Officer
Christian County Sheriff's Office

Christian County Sheriff’s Department (Missouri) is currently accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer.  This full-time position offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision and retirement. We are looking for community-oriented individuals that are motivated, professional, and courteous.  Applications, with eligibility requirements attached, may be obtained from the Christian County Sheriff’s Department, 110 W. Elm Street, Suite 70, Ozark, Missouri 65721 between 9AM-4:30PM. 


General Inquires - Resume's can be sent to:
Christian County Commission
100 W. Church Room 100
Ozark, MO 65721
or in person at the Christian County Commission Office

Christian County is an Equal Opportunity Employer