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Frequently Asked Questions

The material in this question and answer series is for your information only. It is not legal advice and is not designed to be used in place of legal advice. You should consult your own attorney for legal advice. The St. Joseph Legal Department provides this series to provide a general summary of procedures concerning violations of city ordinances in the City of St. Joseph, Missouri. It is issued to inform generally, not to advise of specific rights. As with any general information, the answers given here may not specifically apply to you.
How do I file a claim against the City for property damage, personal injury, etc.?

There is a Liability Claim Form available in the Risk Management Office, Room 307, City Hall. The form must be filled out and submitted along with two estimates of any damages being claimed. The information is then submitted to the Risk Manager or Claims Technician in the Legal Department, who then processes it through the city’s insurance carrier for review and determination. The city makes no promise/guarantee of payment of any claim. For further information, please contact the Risk Manager at 816-271-4671 or the Claims Technician at 816-271-4739.

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1. Where do I apply for a job with the city?
2. How often do you post jobs?
3. How do I apply to be a Police Officer?
4. How do I apply to be a Firefighter?
5. If I don’t have the required certifications and licenses for firefighter, how can I obtain them?
6. What jobs do you have available for teenagers?
7. Once I have applied for a position, will I be contacted?
8. How do I get on the interview list?
9. How does the interview process work?
10. How do I file a claim against the City for property damage, personal injury, etc.?