Employment Opportunities

All individuals seeking employment with the city should complete and submit an employment application, available here.

Building Inspector Vacancy

The Lake Ozark Community Development Department is now hiring.

The City of Lake Ozark, Missouri is seeking a Building Inspector who under the direction of the Assistant City Administrator performs review of plans and inspections of new and existing residential and commercial structures to verify compliance with adopted building codes, zoning codes, ordinances, dangerous building regulations, and nuisance and property maintenance regulations.  This employee may present reports, findings, and recommendations to staff, City Planning Commission, City Council, Board of Adjustment, and the public.

Preferred requirements include: Requires two (2) year technical degree in building trades or a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a licensed general contractor or any combination of education, training, and/or experience which would qualify for the position.   Have an in-depth knowledge of all materials, methods, and techniques involved in building construction; knowledge of ordinances, codes, and regulations; good face-to-face, telephone, and written communication skills; ability to read and interpret blueprints, working diagrams and specifications accurately and quickly.    Have at time of hire or secure within a mutually agreed upon time frame of hire date, certification by the International Code Council as a Residential and Commercial Building Inspector. The city currently utilizes 2012 editions of the International Building Codes, but has plans to migrate to 2018.


Position is in salary Grade 4 : $32,004.04 - $46,996.07 DOQ, along with full benefits.  For a complete job description, list of benefits, & an application please contact the Assistant City Administrator at City of Lake Ozark 573-365-5378 or P.O. Box 370 Lake Ozark, MO 65049.  Applications with cover letter and resume should be submitted by mail to ATTN: Building Inspector Position, City of Lake Ozark, P.O. Box 370, Lake Ozark, MO 65049 or via email to [email protected], subject line "Building Inspector Position".

AA/EOE Position Open until filled.


A complete job description is available here.

Police Officer Opening

The Lake Ozark Police Department is now hiring.

We are looking for a few good men and women who want to make a difference in the Lake Ozark community. It’s a very busy but fun environment.

All equipment provided including new in-vehicle computers, new patrol cars, body cams, new radios, new uniforms, and new firearms.

Salary range to start is $33,950 to $36,018.
City-paid health insurance for employee with paid life insurance.
Patrol officers work 12-hour shifts/40 hours per week with 2 days on/2 off and then 3 days on/3 off. Also, every other weekend off.
Overtime paid at time-and-a-half. Eleven paid holidays with double time if holidays worked.
Lateral transfers welcome.

For application, email [email protected]or call 573-365-5371.

Public Works Department help wanted

City of Lake Ozark is accepting applications in its Public Works Department. Experience with wastewater and drinking water systems is preferred but not required.

Experience in maintenance and repair of grinder pump stations and lift stations as well as manholes, gravity sewer lines, and force mains is a plus. Also, experience with drinking water infrastructure maintenance and repair is a plus.

The starting salary is $12.36/hour plus benefits and 11 paid holidays. Experience in operating various types of heavy equipment is also preferred but not required. The perspective candidate will have a minimum Class B CDL or will be given six months from the date of hire to obtain one.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applications will be accepted at Lake Ozark City Hall, 3162 Bagnell Dam Blvd., Lake Ozark, MO. 65049.
Applications are available at https://bit.ly/3lBnuen.

City of Lake Ozark is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Public Works Department help wanted

City of Lake Ozark is seeking an individual for its Public Works Street Department. Here’s your chance to join a team of individuals that wants to make a difference in the City of Lake Ozark. Full-time with benefits including 11 paid holidays. Starting wage is $12.36 an hour. For details, contact the Public Works Department, 573-365-5378; apply in person at City Hall, 3162 Bagnell Dam Blvd.; or download an application by clicking on https://bit.ly/3lBnuen and email to [email protected]

Police Dispatcher Wanted

The City of Lake Ozark is seeking applications for the position of a Full-Time Police Dispatcher. This position performs all duties required to receive and respond to emergency and non-emergency phone calls for the police department, dispatches police units and other agencies as needed, and is responsible for base radio traffic. The position requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D., and be free of felony convictions.

Applicants should be comfortable using standard office equipment, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills while under pressure, and maintain confidentiality of information.  Applicants must be able to pass a background check and live within one hour of the City of Lake Ozark.

Applicants are encouraged to review a copy of the job description and submit an application  at the City of Lake Ozark City Hall, located at 3162 Bagnell Dam Blvd, Lake Ozark, Missouri (Monday-Friday during business hours 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Questions can be answered by calling (573)365-5378 to speak with the Dispatch Supervisor. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. AA/EOE