City of Richmond Heights, MO

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

          Where is the Human Resources Department located?

  • City Hall, 1330 S. Big Bend Blvd. 

What are the Human Resources Department office hours?
  • Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

How may I contact Human Resources?
  • Phone: 314-645-0404 
  • Email:
  • Fax: 314-655-3598
  • Due to the high volume of applications received, please no phone calls or emails to check the status of your application. 

What types of positions are available with the City of Richmond Heights?
  • Full-time regular – includes fringe benefit package 
  • Part-time regular – includes partial fringe benefit package 
  • Seasonal – typically last through the summer months 

How often do we advertise open jobs?
  • As they become available. 

Where do we advertise open jobs?

How can you apply for open full-time or part-time regular jobs?
  • Jobs will be listed at
  • Applications must be submitted online
  • Resumes and other relevant professional materials may be required to be included with applications 
  • Completed applications must be received by the HR office by the stated deadline 
  • After the closing date, applications will be reviewed 
  • Human Resources will only contact applicants they wish to interview 

How can I apply for temporary/seasonal open jobs?
  • Jobs will be listed at
  • Applications must be submitted online
  • Resumes may be included with applications 
  • Applications will be reviewed by the hiring department 
  • Hiring departments will only contact applicants they wish to interview 

How do I apply for Police Officer and Firefighter positions?
  • Once the position is open, applications will be accepted until the stated deadline 
  • Completed application materials must be submitted to the HR office 
  • Applications must include all requested copies of materials for consideration 
  • Applicants will be notified of each stage of the hiring process via email and/or telephone 
  • Following the completion of the hiring process, an eligibility list will be determined and immediate future openings will be filled from this list first 

When are Police Officer and Firefighter/Paramedic positions opened?
  • The Police Officer position generally opens 1 time per year 
  • The Firefighter/Paramedic position generally opens 1-2 times per year 
  • These are subject to change depending on need 

When are seasonal jobs opened?
  • Seasonal positions are filled on an as needed, year round basis. The majority of seasonal positions are filled in the spring for summer employment. 

What benefits are offered?
1. Competitive salary schedule – reviewed annually
2. Tax Deferred plans 
  • Section 125 Tax Savings Plan 
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan 
3. Group Insurance benefits 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage 
  • Long-Term Disability & AD&D coverage 
4. Voluntary Insurance benefits 
  • Accident Insurance 
  • Cancer Insurance 
  • Short-term Disability 
  • Whole Life coverage 
5. Post-Employment Benefits 
  • Supplementary Pension Plan (Fire, Police) 
  • Supplementary Pension Plan (LAGERS) 
6. Time off Provisions 
  • Holidays 
  • Vacation Leave 
  • Sick Leave 
7. Miscellaneous Benefits 
  • THE HEIGHTS Recreation Center Membership & Program Discounts 
  • Recreation Center Reciprocal Use Program (with participating municipalities) 
  • Richmond Heights Library Membership 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Computer Loan Program 
  • Uniform allowance
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