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Employment Opportunities

The City of Union is presently accepting applications for the following positions:

Position Description Salary Range

Parks & Recreation Director

The City of Union is seeking a Director to manage the City’s parks and recreation department.  Candidates must have a degree in Parks and Recreation, Public Administration, or a related field.  They must also have at least two years related experience.  Preference will be given to applicants with park management, maintenance, and supervisory experience.  Salary negotiable and dependent upon qualifications.  The City of Union has a population of 10,204 and is located on Highway 50 approximately 40 minutes West of St. Louis.  The City’s annual budget is approximately $12,000,000.  The City owns/operates several parks, two sports complexes, an auditorium, and a Swimplex.  The successful candidate will be expected to be proactive in managing the current facilities/activities as well as expanding recreational opportunities for citizens.  Applications may be obtained from Union City Hall, 500 East Locust, Union, Missouri.  Resumes will also be accepted.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For questions contact Russell Rost, City Administrator, at 636-583-3600 or by e-mail at  

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 City of Union, EOE


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Mail the application to:

City Administrator / Personnel
City of Union
500 East Locust Street
Union, MO 63084

For additional information or to have an application mailed to you, contact Kristin Straatmann at 636-583-3600.

Employment applications may also be picked up at Union City Hall, 500 East Locust Street between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

The City of Union, Missouri is an EOE/ADA employer.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Union.