Employment Opportunities


The City of Black Jack is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker whose responsibilities will include maintaining city streets and city owned buildings, infrastructure and parks. Skills should include operating commercial vehicles, power tools, lawn equipment and snow removal equipment operation of heavy machinery and equipment.  Will also perform vehicle safety inspections, minor repairs, routine maintenance of city vehicles and street and sidewalk repair. 

Candidate must have a general knowledge in electrical repair, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, landscaping, welding and masonry. Seasonal duties include but are not limited to, mosquito fogging, snow removal, park maintenance, lawn care and landscaping. Must be able to work independently and in a team environment. Extensive carpentry, electrical and plumbing skills are a plus.

A minimum of one year prior experience, US Citizen or legally authorized alien worker, CDL license and High School diploma or GED are required.  Benefits: Retirement benefits, Vacation, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance. Applications are available at Black Jack City Hall, 12500 Old Jamestown Road, Black Jack MO 63033. You may email your resume to cityclerk@cityofblackjack.com or fax your resume to (314) 355-4196 PLEASE - NO PHONE CALLS

Public Works Director/City Engineer (Full-Time/Part-Time) Black Jack, Missouri

The City of Black Jack MO (pop. 6,929). Progressive full-service City located in St. Louis County seeks professional engineer with proven skills to manage Public Works Department operations in a mature community.

Oversees and directs all aspects of the City’s largest department including streets, buildings and grounds, parks, cemetery, engineering, municipal contracts and solid waste/recycling contracts. In addition, serves as City Engineer, providing technical expertise and professional engineering services for a wide range of city projects.

Desired candidate must possess Missouri Certificate as a Registered Professional Engineer; a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, valid driver’s license and a minimum of three or more years of experience in municipal project engineering, including supervisory and administrative responsibilities. Capital project management, bid specification development, traffic engineering and utility infrastructure construction experience is essential.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and written skills, coupled with an interest in working in a team-oriented environment. Reports to Mayor and will supervise one Department Manager, 7 FTEs and 2 PTEs. DOQ, plus benefits, and use of City vehicle, while performing City functions. Applications, resumes, references and cover letter to the City Clerk, City of Black Jack, 12500 Old Jamestown Road, Black Jack MO 63033, fax to (314) 355-4196 or email to cityclerk@cityofblackjack.com. EOE/M/F. This posting will be effective until the position is filled.  NO PHONE CALLS.