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Human Resources


The City of West Plains offers a comprehensive benefit package to regular full-time employees, which includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Basic Life/AD&D and Long-Term Disability coverages offered at zero cost to the employee, with dependent coverage offered at the employee’s cost.
  • Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System (LAGERS) which is fully funded by the City (no cost to employee) with vesting after 5 years.
  • Voluntary participation in Vision, Cafeteria Plan IRS Section 125, Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plans, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Supplemental Life, Accident, Cancer coverage, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Beginning with the first pay period of employment, new employees will earn 8 hours of paid time off (“PTO”) per pay period. 

To be considered for employment, you must submit a completed City of West Plains application before the closing date of the application period. 

Applications are available here.

Completed applications and resumes may be emailed directly to Human Resources at or delivered in-person to City Hall. Please read the Job Announcement carefully to ensure that you provide the documentation needed to show you meet the minimum qualifications.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment or post-offer testing, including but not limited to, a drug and alcohol screening, thorough background investigation, credit check, medical examination, physical agility exam, psychological evaluation and verification of required qualifications.  

Employment with the City of West Plains is at-will and as a condition of continuing employment, employees are required to comply with all city rules, regulations, any and all personnel and departmental policies and procedures.

The City of West Plains promotes equal employment opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing or appointment.

Proof of United States citizenship or authorization to work in the United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment. This organization participates in E-Verify.

Also, feel free to check job openings at:   Missouri Career Source Center