The City of Festus employs around 110 full time, part time, and seasonal individuals to serve the needs of residents and visitors. These employees, from police officers, firefighters, public works and administrative staff, work as a team to ensure the safe and efficient operation of city government and services. The City of Festus provides its full-time employees with competitive salary and benefits package, health/dental insurance options and participation in the Missouri Local Government Employees' Retirement System (LAGERS).
The City of Festus is committed to being fair and inclusive in our hiring and advancement practices. We promote a working environment that views integrity, respect, honesty, teamwork, responsible stewardship, fairness, and excellence as our fundamental values, demonstrating the highest levels of ethical and professional conduct in all areas. We are committed to training, developing and continuing education of our workforce to ensure our employees remain current with today's business practices. We are seeking dedicated professionals committed to making a difference in the lives of others. We believe that the core of the City of Festus programs' success is our employees.