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Appraiser - Graham County

Graham County, Kansas, is currently seeking a County Appraiser. This position is responsible for administrative, technical and supervisory work in directing the appraisal activities of the department. The Appraiser is responsible for installing and maintaining records and data relating to all property in the county. Job duties also include administrative and supervisory work in the appraiser’s office as well as annual valuation of all real and personal property within the county. Minimum qualifications for this position include: Three to four years appraisal experience; high school diploma or equivalent, and must be qualified by the director of Property Valuation as an eligible Kansas Appraiser. Must have (1) a general license from the Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board (KREAB), or (2) a CAE or RES designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO), or (3) an RMA designation from the State of Kansas. Starting salary will be based upon experience and qualifications. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please contact the Graham County Clerk for a job application at 785-421-3453. Mail completed job application, resume and certifications to:
Graham County Clerk
410 N Pomeroy
Hill City, KS 67642

Public Health Department Director/Health Officer, Full Time - Barber County Public Health Department, Medicine Lodge, KS

Duties include but are not limited to formulate and establish policies for the operation and regulation of the Health Department as directed by Statute, County Code and under guidance of the County Board of Health.   To carry out public health activities such as disease control, immunizations, grants, fiscal accountability, health education, budgeting and provide responses to disasters or requests for services from the general public. Looking for public health experience in nursing, health administration, environmental health, disaster response and public relations.  Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, a negative drug check and pass a background check.  Salary based upon qualifications with liberal paid holidays, retirement, vacation leave and health insurance.

Interviews will be held in June with position open July 3rd and remain open until filled.  For more information contact Barber County Clerk at 620 886-3961 or  view detailed job description on line at  Applications and resumes may be sent to Barber County, 120 E. Washington, Medicine Lodge, KS 67104

Senior Management and Budget Analyst  - Johnson County

The Budget and Financial Management Department seeks a governmental accountant to fill an opening for a Senior Management and Budget Analyst.  The ideal candidate should possess advanced governmental GL accounting experience in addition to knowledge of debt issuance.  Experience with ERP systems and working knowledge of applicable SEC regulations, OMB circulars, GASB and FASB pronouncements is preferred.  In addition to an accounting background, the successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to develop into a Senior Budget Analyst, working on departmental budgets and forecasting. 

  • Under limited supervision, manages and oversees a variety of technical work in the preparation, review, and presentation of the County Budget by analyzing varied and complex data in order to formulate budget recommendations.  Obtains in-depth understanding of and manages multi-year forecasts for complex departments.    Leads financial forensic and clean-up work when significant issues are discovered in departments/agencies in order to bring accounting and financial operations up to date.  Drafts financial policies for the organization.
  • Acts as the Primary Budget Accounting Coordinator.  Performs advanced level, highly-specialized, professional accounting analysis duties such as: reconciliation between accounting and budgetary basis including fund balances, closing processes and entries, debt, assets, payables, receivables, year-end financial statements, and other accounting transactions; providing organization with working knowledge and understanding of the interrelationships and systemic processes between Budget, Accounting, and Oracle financial modules, applicable SEC regulations, Kansas Statutes, Home-Rule Charter, OMB circulars, GASB and FASB pronouncements, and County policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates, facilitates, and manages complex assignments and processes.  Acts as the Debt Coordinator and is responsible for the debt coordination, bond sales and communicating with bond counsel, financial advisor, county counsel, Public Building Commission and the Board of County Commissioners.  Works with Accounting staff regarding outstanding bond issues, arbitrage, and post-issuance compliance.  Works with Capital Improvement Program Coordinator and Departments to estimate debt service requirements and financing needs based on cash flow estimates on capital projects.  Creates and presents complex briefing sheet items to the Board of County Commissioners. 
  • Contribute to County initiatives and work teams with Board of County Commissioners, County Manager’s Office, Executive Team and key county staff; providing coordination, facilitation, development, implementation, and expert advice on financial/strategic/operational issues.  Assist and educate internal audit staff with compilation of financial records, understanding of systemic process and transactions, and applicability of statutes and industry guidelines.


  • Bachelor’s degree in the following field(s) of study: Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or Public Administration (Required)
  • Master’s degree in the following field(s) of study: Masters of Business Administration, Masters of Public Administration (Preferred)
  • Other (specify): Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (Preferred)
  • Specify: Five years of experience in budget and/or finance and accounting (Required)
  • Specify: Five years of experience analyzing complex issues from various perspectives and making complex decisions (Required)
  • Specify: Senior level governmental accounting experience (Required)

Position open until filled. Apply at

Director of Planning and Development – Johnson County

The Johnson County Planning, Development and Codes Department is seeking a dynamic individual that enjoys working with the public, advisory boards and the Governing Body. This position is a high profile position that requires a significant amount of interaction with the public and the County’s departments/agencies.

Johnson County, Kansas is a vibrant community with a national reputation for excellence. The Johnson County community is nestled in the southwestern quadrant of the Kansas City metropolitan area and exhibits all of the hallmarks of a great community: a thriving and growing business sector; nationally-recognized public schools; first-class cultural and recreational amenities; and distinctive and welcoming neighborhoods.  Johnson County is a growing and diverse community of more than 580,159 residents. The County Planning Department’s jurisdiction is the unincorporated area which accounts for approximately forty percent of the County’s 477 square miles.
The Johnson County Planning Department, located in the City of Olathe, Kansas, has 21 employees and a $2.5 million budget. The Department is responsible for ensuring coordinated, efficient, and safe development of the County for all current and future residents by providing professional contractor monitoring, building codes enforcement, development, and land use reviews and recommendations, long-range planning, and geographic and socioeconomic analyses.

Serve as the principal officer and administer the daily operations of Planning, Development, and Codes for the Planning Department, including serving as an internal consultant to all County units, divisions, and departments/agencies concerning planning, development, four zoning boards, planning commissioners, and codes issues, and formulating and administering related policies and procedures. In coordination with the Contactor Licensing Board, this position will oversee Contractor Licensing Programs and its business operations. The Director will also ensure communication and input for key success with zoning boards, planning commission, contract licensing board, and other key stakeholders.  Directing and supervising the department management team, and participating in the divisional and organizational strategic planning. 

Bachelor’s degree in Urban and/or Regional Planning, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or a related field required.  Ten years of progressive related experience in planning, development, code, or related experience; preferably in the public sector. Experience with medium-to long-range land use planning, zoning and subdivision regulation administration, code enforcement is preferred. Three years of demonstrated administrative and supervisory experience (or an equivalent level of experience) in a comparable environment required. Two years experience in administration of comprehensive planning, development, and codes programs is also required. Public sector experience along with working knowledge of managing an entire planning department and awareness of the Economic Development impact this department makes in our community is preferred. American Institute of Certified Planners (ACICP) certification is also preferred. Master’s degree in Urban and/or Regional Planning, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or a related field also preferred.

Johnson County is an equal opportunity/equal access employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  The expected salary range for this position is $105,265 to $157,897 annually and based on experience.  
For consideration, apply online at  by May 31, 2017.  

Landfill Supervisor – Phillips County

Phillips County has a current opening for the position of Landfill Supervisor. This position entails the management and supervision of the daily operations of the Phillips County Landfill, Solid Waste Department, Household Hazardous Waste and the County Recycling Program.

Benefits include KPERS, health insurance, vacation and sick leave. A CDL is required.  Applications may be picked up at the Phillips County Clerk’s Office or requested from the County Clerk’s Office at Phillips County is an equal opportunity employer. Applications must be submitted no later than May 21, 2017.

County Appraiser – Morris County

Morris County is seeking qualified persons to submit applications/resumes for the position of County Appraiser. Applicants must have one or more appraisal designations: RMA, CAE or RES. The person must also have at least 3 years mass appraisal experience, and must be on the eligibility list to hold office by the Director of Property Valuation.

Morris County has approximately 6,700 real estate parcels. Salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications with a starting range of $55,000. This position will take effect on July 1, 2017. Please submit applications/resumes on or before June 9, 2017 to the Morris County Clerk’s office, 501 W Main St, Ste 9, Council Grove, Ks 66846. EOE

Please direct questions to Michelle Garrett, Morris County Clerk, at 620-767-5518 or