The Platte County Landmark

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HELP WANTED: PLATTE COUNTY BOARD OF SERVICES, •EXCELLENT BENEFITS •REWARDING WORK •PAID TIME OFF •DIRECT CARE POSITIONS AVAILABLE •EVENINGS, DAYS, OVERNIGHTS, Requires High School Diploma or G.E.D., age 21 or older, Class E Driver's License or ability to obtain upon hire, and eligibility to work in the U.S. To obtain further information or to apply, please contact: Human Resources, 7900 N.W. 106th Street, Kansas City, MO 64153, (816) 891-0990, Or visit our website at Platte County Board of Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer, This Employer Participates in E-Verify. 18-1tc

CIVILIAN DETENTION OFFICER: The Platte County Sheriff’s Office is currently hiring for the position of CIVILIAN DETENTION OFFICER. The Platte County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the highest level of employee standards. Applicants must successfully complete a series of written examinations and undergo a thorough pre-employment background investigation. Applicants must also submit to and successfully complete a medical examination and drug screening examination. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Benefits are:
•6 Vacation Days (12 Vacation Days after a year)
•12 Paid Accruable Sick Days Per Year
•Two Retirement Programs (CERF and Lagers)
•Deferred Compensation Program
•Four Medical Plans to choose from
•Life Insurance
•Dental Insurance
•Uniform Allowance - $600 annually
•Starting Salary - $26,419.50 annually
For employment information, contact the Administrative Division at 816.858.2424. For additional pre-employment questions, please contact Sgt. Shanks or Send your resume to: Platte County Sheriff’s Office, Attn: Administrative Division, 415 Third Street, Suite 10, Platte City, MO 64079 50-1tp

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MOVING SALE: 16500 N. Winan, Platte City (2 miles North of Hoover), B and North Winan. Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30. One bunk bed, 1 standard bed, 1 queen size bed, 1 breakfast table and 6 chairs, 1 table with 2 chairs, 1 overhead garage door, 2 sets steel wire stretchers, 1 antique desk, misc. items. 1 “8N” Ford tractor (this item written bids only) with rights to refuse all bids. Cash only, no checks. 50-2tp
GARAGE SALE: This Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, from 8-5, located at 5463 NW Venetian Drive, Houston Lake. Miscellaneous items for sale including clothes, golf clubs and kitchenware. 50-1tnc
HOUSEHOLD AND GARAGE ITEMS SALE: 7355 NW Brightwell, Parkville, Mo. 64152, I-435 and Hwy. 45. Saturday, April 23, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.. 50-1tp
BIG GARAGE SALE/MOVING SALE: Thursday, Friday, & Saturday (28th, 29th, 30th), 8-5 daily. Furniture, antique glassware, bedding, quilts, gardening items, gas grill, jewelry, baskets, a little bit of everything. 1701 Todd Street in Platte City. 50-2tp
HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER: 205 Fremont St., Wathena, Ks. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, many recent updates, remodeled eat-in kitchen, stainless steel appliances, master suite, walk-in closets, deck, patio, finished basement, laundry room, two-car garage. 816-223-1410. 33-tfcnc

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