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Employment Opportunities

  

Spirit of ’76 Fireworks has been a leading consumer fireworks wholesaler and distributor for over 25 years. We service customers and fireworks enthusiasts throughout the United States.  If you are a motivated individual looking for an exciting job opportunity, consider joining Team ’76.

Spirit of ’76 Fireworks currently has the following job openings (please click on the appropriate job for full job descriptions and instructions on how to apply):


Software Developer

Are you looking for a stimulating and fun work environment? Want to be a part of a team that values community, proactivity, and a can-do attitude? Spirit of ’76 may just be the place for you! We are looking for a Software Developer to join Team ’76. Please note that this job opportunity is only available out of our Columbia, Missouri office and the successful candidate would be required to reside in Central Missouri.

 

Who We Are

Spirit of ’76 is a leading national wholesaler of consumer and professional 1.4g fireworks, serving fireworks buyers through high-quality products, innovation, technology, safety, and excellent services. Team ’76 has a passion for fireworks that resonates through our culture and drives our ambition to meet the fireworks needs of retailers, display companies and fireworks enthusiasts throughout the United States.

 

What We Are Looking For

A Software Developer with 1-3 years’ experience that enjoys developing, testing, and implementing software to support our mission and improve system productivities. We are looking for someone who is confident, and a problem-solver who can determine and identify high-level functional and technical requirements of our system. The Software Developer will deliver quality assurance and evaluation of existing and new software products.

 

Required Skills

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent experience

·       Experience with PHP, JavaScript or similar programming languages

·       Ability to analyze code for weaknesses and errors, and present detailed plans to improve them

·       Knowledge of computer equipment and ability to develop software to satisfy design objectives

·       Ability to meet projected completion dates of tasks and projects

 

Desired Skills

·       Working knowledge of PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and MySQL

·       Strong work ethic, punctual, reliable and organized

·       Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

 

Why Spirit?

·       A fantastic work environment with an energetic team

·       Competitive Compensation—Starting salary ranges from $45,000-$65,000 per year, depending on experience

·       Flexible PTO policy—200 PTO hours per year

·       6.5 Days of Paid Holidays

·       Retirement Plan

·       Profit Sharing Plan

·       Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits

 

How do I apply?

 

Interested candidates should submit a résumé and cover letter to Spirit of ’76 Fireworks, Attn: Human Resources, 6401 Hwy 40 W, Columbia, MO 65202. Résumés and cover letters may also be emailed to hr@76fireworks.com. For more information about this position, please contact Kyle Hurt at (573) 418-9140.

 

Note: This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

 

Spirit of ’76, L.L.C., is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates are subject to previous employment and post-offer criminal and credit background checks.


Part-Time and Seasonal Class A HazMat Driver  (Boonville, Missouri)

We are searching for both part-time and seasonal over-the-road Class A HazMat drivers with the primary duty of pick-up and delivery of fireworks to and from our Boonville, Missouri warehouse.   The part-time and seasonal drivers will assist with our local trucking operations.  They will normally operate within a 200 air-mile radius of our Boonville warehouse and will routinely return to our home base each day.   For a Driver Employment Application, please click here .

 


Class B HazMat Driver – Part-Time/Seasonal (Boonville, Missouri)

We are searching for both part-time and seasonal over-the-road Class B HazMat drivers with the primary duty of delivery of fireworks from our Boonville, Missouri warehouse during our peak season. The part-time and seasonal drivers will assist with our local trucking operations. They will normally operate within a 200 air-mile radius of our Boonville warehouse and will routinely return to our home base each day. For a Driver Employment Application, please click here.

 

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Spirit of '76, L.L.C. , is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.