Job Postings

Employment Opportunities

All employees are hired via the City of Sikeston's Human Resource Department.  The City of Sikeston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  (View our current Equal Employment Opportunity Plan

Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 105 E. Center, Sikeston MO  63801 or by clicking here.

Benefits for full-time employees include:

  • 1 week paid vacation after six month; earn up to five weeks with years of service.
  • Paid sick leave 
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Health insurance- 80% employer paid for employee and dependents.
  • 100% employer paid LAGERS retirement (Learn more about LAGERS)
  • Employee wellness benefits
  • Cafeteria plan
  • ICMA 457 deferred compensation plan

To apply, click on the application above or apply in person at City of Sikeston Human Resources Office, 105 E. Center St., Sikeston, MO.  Applicants with disabilities may arrange reasonable accommodations by contacting the Human Resources Office at (573) 475-3712.  

Return application and job description to HR Director Carrie Burgfeld, 105 E. Center St., Sikeston, MO  63801.  You may also fax this information to 573-475-3712 or send via email,  If you have any questions, please call 573-475-3712.

Questions should be directed to Human Resource Director Carrie Burgfeld - Phone: (573) 475-3712; FAX: (573) 475-3715; email:

The City of Sikeston is committed to a policy of hiring without regard to age, sex, color, race, religion, national origin, or disability as prescribed by Federal and State laws.  Applicants must successfully pass a background check, job specific physical examination, and drug/alcohol screen. 

This employer participates in E-Verify:  We confirm the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired. 


Job Description Post Date Closing Date

Public Works Grant Writer/Administrator

The position will write grant proposals and secure funding for City departments and partner organizations as requested with approval and assignment of project by City Manager and/or Director of Public Works. Read More
Nov 27, 2023 Until Filled

Sikeston Department of Public Safety - Communication Officer

Communication officers protect citizens by dispatching the appropriate personnel to locations where they are needed in an emergency. Read More
Jul 20, 2023 Until Filled

Skilled Worker-Public Works

Performs general and skilled groundskeeping and maintenance duties in public right-a-way and parks. Assists with snow and ice removal Read More
Oct 13, 2023 Until Filled

Public Safety Officer - $46,073/year

Performs all basic police and firefighting functions including, but not limited to routine patrol, crime prevention and investigation; traffic control; fire prevention and suppression, responding to off-duty fires; cleaning/maintenance of vehicles, equipment and firearms. Read More
Oct 26, 2022 Until Filled