Human Resources

Tourism Information Clerk

$7.25 - $10.00 per hour
Assists visitors at the Tourist Information Center, located at Main and Truman Roads.  Answers questions regarding tourist attractions, sites, and visitor services.  Provides brochures, maps and other informational materials.  Acts as central resource for other tourist sites; disseminates information regarding weekend unscheduled closings, etc.  Opens and closes Vaile Mansion and performs related duties.  

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.  Basic knowledge of City of Independence and area attractions.  Must possess a valid driver’s license, furnish own transportation, and provide proof of insurance.  Ability to communicate effectively with the public.  Previous customer service experience preferred.   Physical Demands: Standing for extended periods of time; climbing stairs at historic site.  

ROTATING WEEKEND WORK: Saturdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sundays Noon - 5 p.m. During Season: 4/1/12 – 10/29/12.  

Drug testing
Background Check
Valid Drivers License  

To apply, complete an online application at or by visiting the Human Resources Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Independence, MO 64050. Position Closes: Friday, March 9, 2012.    


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