American Vacuum Company is a family business with locations across Greater Kansas City. We are one of the largest retail vacuum companies in the United States. We have been in business since 1971 and specialize in sales and service of different types of vacuums. We sell nearly every type of vacuum, central vacuum, and replacement part.

See below for details about career opportunities:


American Vacuum Co. is currently seeking applicants to the following positions:

  • Service Technician: This position works out of the Gladstone, Mo. Our Service Technicians diagnose, trouble shoot, and repair all makes of vacuums and central vacuums. A light familiarity with electronics is a plus, but being handy with a creative problem-solving mind is a must.
  • Store Manager: Several positions available in St Joseph, Mo., and Overland Park and Shawnee, Ks. This is a shopkeeper job running a small vacuum cleaner store. No experience required but is beneficial. Good opportunity for retirees.


American Vacuum Co. offers the following:

  • Competitive Pay: Starting at $15/hour
  • Flexible Schedules: Daytime Hours/some Saturdays
  • Paid Leave: Negotiable

Candidate Attributes

American Vacuum Co. is looking for candidates with the following professional attributes:

  • Reliability: As a small business, we work closely with our customers who depend on the commitments we make. We need our employees to have reliable transportation and predictable schedules.
  • Professionalism: We aren’t fancy, but we want to be professional. Particularly for our shopkeepers, we want candidates who know how to interact with the public, communicate clearly, and offer first-rate customer service.

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