Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Human Resources Department located?
City Hall, 217 Fifth Street (SE corner of Bond & Fifth).
What are the Human Resources Department office hours?
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Is the Human Resources Department open during the lunch hour?
What types of positions are availalbe with the City of Monett?
We offer full-time positions, which include a fringe benefit package. There are also part-time and seasonal positions.
How often do you advertise open jobs?
As they become available.
Where do you advertise open jobs?
All open jobs are advertised on our web site, in the local papers, and also with Job Service.
How can I apply for open jobs?
Once you have identified jobs you are interested in, you will need to fill out an application. You can pick up an application from the Human Resource Department or download an application off the website. Once the application is completed, simply return it to our office by the stated deadline. After the closing date, applications will be reviewed. When you are applying for temporary or seasonal jobs, the applications are collected in our office and sent to the hiring department. The hiring department will then notify you if they are interested in interviewing you.
Do you accept resumes for open jobs?
We require a completed application for each position you apply for, however, you may include a resume.
What happens if I am not chosen for a job? Do I have to continue to fill out new applications for future jobs?
If you are not chosen for the position you apply for, we will keep your application on file for up to one (1) year. When you see new jobs you would like to be considered for, just call our office at (417) 235-3763 and we will re-activate your application for the new position(s).
Can I apply for jobs that are not advertised?
We do accept applications for jobs which are currently not open, however, to be considered, it will be your responsibility to contact our office if/when the position opens to activate your application.
How long do you keep applications on file?
A maximum of one (1) year.
How long after the job closes do you notify the applicant?
Generally, one (1) week to ten (10) days, however, department head level jobs can take longer.
How do I apply for Police Officer and Fire Fighter postitions?
Contact our office at (417)235-3763 for an information packet, which contains the application and other specific requirements. Once you have completed the application materials, return them to our office. We will keep them on file until the position opens, then we will contact you to see if you're still interested.
Are seasonal job openings listed on your web site?
Where can I get information on lifeguard certification?
Contact the Monett Area YMCA at (417) 235-8213.
How can I get CDL (Commercial Driver's License)?
Contact the Missouri Department of Revenue License Office at (417) 235-6678.
What benefits do you offer?
In addition to a competitive, annually reviewed salary schedule, the City of Monett offers its permanent employees an outstanding fringe benefit package. The benefits offered include:
Tax Deferred Plans
- Section 125 Premium Only Plan
- 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
Group Insurance Benefits
- Life Insurance
- Medical & Dental Coverage
- Long-Term Disability Coverage
Post Employment Benefits
- Social Security
- Supplementary Pension Plan (LAGERS)
Time Off Provisions
- Vacation Leave
- Floating Holiday
- Sick Leave
- Other Benefits & Programs