Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources of the City of Joplin provides a variety of support services to other departments in the areas of Administration, Employee Relations, Employment, Compensation, Benefits, Wellness and Risk Management. The City of Joplin offers a variety of municipal career opportunities with more than 160 job classifications.

Welcome to the City of Joplin applications process!

Those who are interested in public service with the City of Joplin may review the following career opportunities and submit a City of Joplin application online or in person at the Joplin City Hall for employment to the Human Resources Department where it will be filed for the initial position for which you apply. We will accept applications for all positions and save in our files for up to one (1) year. Here you can view our job descriptions. If a position comes open, the department will review those applications, make a selection to set up interviews. After review of the job description for duties, tasks and requirements and you are interested in applying, please submit a City of Joplin application for employment to the Human Resources Department. Resumes (if e-mail please send in MS Word format) are accepted in addition to, but not in lieu of, completion of any portion of the application. It is essential that you describe clearly in your application materials how you meet the qualifications for this classification. The City of Joplin is fully committed to a policy of hiring without regard to sex, age, color, race, religion, natural origin or disability as prescribed by Federal and State Laws. Positions that are currently open will be posted on our website under the how do I, apply for a job.

To view a copy of the EEOC Short Form, click here. (Link opens in a new window).

To view the City’s Pay Plan, click here (Link opens in a new window).