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County Appraiser - Johnson County, KS

Johnson County is the growth engine of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The County boasts nationally ranked schools, a low crime rate, high quality neighborhoods, a low cost of living, and a variety of cultural, entertainment, and recreational opportunities.  The County serves an expanding population through 34 county departments, including four separate agencies. The County has approximately 4,000 FTE’s and an FY2019 total budget of $1.1 billion, which includes a general fund of $477 million. The County Appraiser is hired by the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and reports to the County Manager with dotted line reporting to the Board. The County Appraiser is responsible for overseeing a $7.8 million budget and 87 full-time employees. As outlined in the State of Kansas Statute 19-430, the County Appraiser is to be appointed on July 1st by the BoCC to serve a term of four years, expiring June 30th. The current County Appraiser is retiring during his term which expires on June 30, 2021. The selected candidate will serve the remainder of the unexpired term and must be subsequently reappointed for an additional four-year term(s). Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field; fifteen (15) years of progressively more responsible mass appraisal management experience, preferably in the public sector; KS General Certified Appraiser, Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) or Kansas Registered Mass Appraiser (RMA) designation; and five (5) years of demonstrated administrative and supervisory experience.  Must be qualified by the State of Kansas, Director of Property Valuation as an eligible Kansas appraiser. A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field; and two (2) years of experience in administration of comprehensive mass appraisal services and programs, i.e., a county appraiser is preferred; may have an equivalent combination of education and experience. The starting salary is open, dependent upon qualifications.  Johnson County offers an attractive benefits package. To apply, visit www.srnsearch.com and apply online.  Questions may be directed to Ms. S. Renée Narloch, President, S. Renée Narloch & Associates, (850) 391-0000 or info@srnsearch.com. A detailed brochure is available at www.srnsearch.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Field Appraiser - Atchison County, KS

Atchison County is currently accepting applications for the position of Field Appraiser.  Under the supervision of the County Appraiser and the Deputy Appraiser, the Field Appraiser performs responsible technical work in measuring, classifying, gathering data, recording, sketching and calculating various types of real estate and personal property values. Knowledge of Kansas reappraisal maintenance and real and personal property operations is necessary in this position. Employee is required to attend education courses on property valuation, data collection or other courses as assigned by the County Appraiser for continuing education purposes; Employee must be able to pass required courses as given from the Property Valuation Department (PVD) of the Department of Revenue and the International Association of Accessing Officers (IAAO).

Application and full job description can be obtained online at www.atchisoncountyks.org/jobs.aspx.

 

 

 

Review Appraiser – Franklin County

Franklin County, Kansas, is now accepting applications for a Review Appraiser.

Salary:  $13.68 per hour DOQ.

Associate’s degree in mathematics, statistics, real estate appraisal, agricultural economics, or business required or 2-3 years related experience and/or training required.  Valid driver’s license required. Obtains cost information/pertinent data from owners concerning property, and determines use of land for classification purposes.

Full job announcement at www.franklincoks.org.  Apply on-line at: www.franklincoks.org or www.HrEpartners.com.

Franklin County is an EOE

 

 

 

Dickinson County – County Engineer

This is an exempt position that will provide engineering guidance and administration for the construction of highway and related construction projects. Responsibilities include: maintain the annual Road & Bridge Plan, manage bridge inspections, design and permit County engineering projects while coordinating with KDOT; complete field surveys, project design and plan preparation for construction projects. The engineer will meet and confer with utility owners, the public and other agencies to coordinate their interests in County road and bridge projects.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certificate or an Engineer in Training (EIT) with three or more years of experience as a Civil Engineer.  Experience with CAD and various roadway design software programs.

To apply for this position visit our website www.dkcoks.org.  Please include a resume with your application.

 

  

Emergency Management Coordinator – Brown County

The Brown County Commissioners will be accepting applications for a full time Emergency Management Coordinator. This position will be responsible for coordination of preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation, and deployable resources of the county. A high school diploma or GED is required. Must be able to obtain proper certification. Applications obtained at the Brown County Clerk’s Office or online at brcoks.org. Position open until filled. Brown County is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

COUNTY APPRAISER - SEDGWICK COUNTY (Wichita), KANSAS

 

Sedgwick County, Kansas is seated in Wichita and covers 1,008 square miles. It is one of the most populous of Kansas’ 105 counties with an estimated population of 508,000. It is the sixteenth largest in area and reportedly has the second highest per capita wealth among Kansas' counties.

 

Sedgwick County residents enjoy a central location, a diverse population, a strong local economy and four distinct seasons. Quality of life amenities, including education, are excellent and the cost of living is well below the national average.

 

Sedgwick County utilizes a Commission/Manager form of government under which the County Manager's Office implements the priorities and goals of the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). The BOCC is the County’s governing body.  It is comprised of five members and meets in regular weekly sessions. Commissioners are elected according to geographical area (districts) and serve four-year overlapping terms. The Chairman of the Board is elected by the Commissioners and serves a one-year term. In addition to the BOCC, citizens of Sedgwick County elect the County Clerk, the Register of Deeds, the County Treasurer, the Sheriff, the District Attorney and the18th Judicial District Judges.

 

Sedgwick County is recognized by the International City-County Management Association as a Council-Manager form of government. Accordingly, the Board appoints a professional County Manager to administer most County functions and to implement policy decisions. The BOCC also appoints the County Counselor, County Appraiser and the Assistant County Manager for the Department of Public Works, Facilities Maintenance & Project Services.

 

Sedgwick County employs nearly 2,800 persons and functions on a current budget of $439,530,627. The County provides a full range of services including public safety, public works, criminal justice, recreation, entertainment, cultural, human/social, and education.

 

The County Appraiser’s Office is required by law to annually appraise all tangible, taxable property by January 1.  In Sedgwick County there are 221,814 residential, agricultural, multi-family, commercial and industrial parcels as well as 33,791 personal property accounts.  In addition, the Office applies classification rates and determines tax exemption eligibility of religious, charitable, educational and municipal properties. The County Appraiser leads, manages, plans, organizes, administers and directs the activities and operations of the Sedgwick County Appraiser's Office in compliance with County policies and applicable Kansas law. In conformance with the Kansas State Property Valuation Division, the County Appraiser Office serves and assists the property assessment needs of the citizens and the community. The County Appraiser is responsible to deliver quality public service through use of effective leadership, strategic planning, performance measurement, teamwork, maximizing resources, innovative approaches and high professional standards.  The County Appraiser’s Office currently employs sixty-five (65) FTE’s and has an FY 2019 budget of $4,843,692.

 

The County Appraiser advises the County Commissioners and County Manager on matters pertaining to property appraisals and attends meetings of the BOCC, responds to inquiries made by the Commissioners and other County officials and makes presentations on a regular basis. He or she also presents testimony to state legislators and assists the County’s Division of Finance with long-term valuation forecasting. For more information about Sedgwick County and the County Appraisers Office visit www.sedgwickcounty.org

 

Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Regional/Urban Planning or a related field from an accredited college or university; certification as a General Real Property Appraiser pursuant to Article 41 of Chapter 58 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated and amendments; OR Registered Mass Appraiser (RMA) pursuant to rules and regulations adopted by the Secretary of Revenue; OR Holds a valid Residential Evaluation Specialist (RES) or Certified Assessment Evaluation(CAE) designation from IAAO. Must have one of the required appraisal designations or successfully obtain one within six (6) months of appointment by the Board of County Commissioners. Must have a minimum of five (5) years CAMA experience with five (5) years commercial property appraisal experience including three (3) years’ in a managerial/supervisory capacity.

 

Preferred qualifications are a Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, Regional/Urban Planning or a related field from an accredited college or university combined with additional CAMA assessment administration or other local government education and training plus ten (10) years of experience in assessing properties which includes five (5) years in a managerial/supervisory capacity. IAAO designation, CAE preferred.

 

Compensation

The compensation package includes a competitive base salary and benefits that will ultimately depend upon the qualifications of the selected candidate. The beginning salary will be commensurate with experience. The County offers excellent benefits which include: State retirement, a generous paid time-off program, medical/prescription insurance (95% County paid), dental vision, Life & AD&D insurance, a Flexible Healthcare Spending Account, a Dependent Daycare Flexible Spending Account, AFLAC and other benefits.

 

To Apply

The County is anxious to fill this position. It will remain open until filled. The first review of resumes is tentatively scheduled for August 9, 2019.  For consideration, please email your cover letter, resume and current salary to:

 

Robert E. Slavin, President
SLAVIN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road #A1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848
Email: slavin@bellsouth.net.

 

Sedgwick County is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer

 

 

 

Road and Bridge Supervisor – Harper County

 

The Harper County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for a full time Road and Bridge Supervisor.

 

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of project work involved with road and bridge and other large projects in Harper County.  Responsibilities involve coordinating activities with different state agencies, design work on County roads and bridges, and overall administration of the department, which includes providing a safe and productive work environment while supervising and coordinating personnel. 

 

Successful candidates will display integrity and a strong work ethic.  Close attention to detail is required, and the employee must be internally motivated.  Candidates must have verifiable work experience and/or training in a related field, with at least two years in a management/supervisory position, and possess working knowledge of roads, bridge construction, maintenance, finance and budgeting.

 

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid commercial driver’s license.  A bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction engineering, environmental science, or related field is preferred. 

 

Resumes may be submitted via email to adelacerda@harpercountyks.gov, fax attn.: Ami DeLacerda, 620-842-3455, or through the USPS, Harper County, KS, Attn: Human Resources, 201 N Jennings, Anthony, KS 67003.

 

Harper County is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER – CITY OF HAYS, KS

Find out more at www.haysusa.com/ACM

The Position

The Assistant City Manager has the primary responsibility of assisting the City Manager in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the City by working with the City Commission, Department Heads, & Residents. Other duties include researching issues, providing advice, & managing assigned projects.  This position manages the preparation & administration of the annual budget. The assistant also assumes the City Manager’s duties in their absence. 

Hays has 181 full time employees with an annual budget of $40 million. Hays is financially sound thanks to proper planning. City services include Dispatch, Convention & Visitors Bureau, Fire, Parks, Police, Public Works, Planning, Solid Waste, Airport, Water Supply, Wastewater Treatment, & Administration.

Requirements

Possession of Bachelor's degree (Master’s degree desired) in a related field of study is required. Excellent supervisory, organizational, budgetary, administrative, & communication skills as well as a big picture approach is necessary. Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong written & oral communications & have the ability to work with the general public. Being able to build relationships is key.

Compensation & Benefits

Hiring range: $84,396 — $90,000 plus excellent benefits included family health insurance, paid time off, Kansas Public Employee Retirement System (KPERS), & longevity bonus.

How to Apply

Resumes can be emailed to hr@haysusa.com or mailed to Human Resources, P.O. Box 490, Hays, KS 67601. Resumes must include a minimum of 3 references & a cover letter. Priority deadline for this position is August 9, 2019.  Review of applications will begin after the priority deadline & continue until after the position is filled.   

The Community

Hays, Kansas (pop. 20,500), is a university community serving as a regional center for education, health care, professional services, shopping, culture, arts, & recreation for the western half of Kansas - serving a population of nearly 100,000. This progressive community is recognized among the top Kansas cities in entertainment, health, arts, & culture.

Hays is home to Fort Hays State University (FHSU), a regional comprehensive university with over 13,000 students, known for its innovation & entrepreneurship.  FHSU is the fastest growing university in the Kansas Regents system. The Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the FHSU campus is home to the Encore Series, the Hays Symphony, & other national & world caliber performances. 

Hays Medical Center is a major employer with more than 1,000 employees.  Hays Medical Center is the home to the DeBakey Heart Institute of Kansas & one of the top rural medical centers in the United States. 

Historic Downtown Hays has unique shopping, galleries, & eateries. Hays boast excellent recreational facilities including: the Center for Health Improvement, Hays Aquatic Park, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays Municipal Golf Course, an extensive recreational program, & excellent opportunities for walking, running, & biking.  Hays is within 45 minutes of two large lakes providing fishing, boating, & other water sports. Bike Hays contains 21 miles of connecting system.

The Hays Municipal Airport provides service to Denver & Chicago on a 50-passenger regional jet. 

 

 

 

 

 

Pottawatomie County, located in Westmoreland, KS is seeking applicants for the following two positions.  All are full-time with excellent benefits (health insurance, KPERS, paid time off, more).

 

COUNTY APPRAISER’S OFFICE

DEPUTY COUNTY APPRAISER                        Starting Rate: $21.92/hour, actual pay DOQ

 

Position Responsibilities: Attaining personal and real estate property information, assessing values, maintaining personal property records, and assessing property as accurately as possible using KOMTEK and ORION software programs.  Employee should possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work independently with little to no direct supervision.  Position is responsible for the office and personnel supervision when the Appraiser is out of the office.  Candidates shall have a working knowledge of residential/commercial real estate, market modeling concepts, basic mapping, personal property oil & gas assessment and sales.

 

Education/Experience: A high school diploma, GED or equivalent is required. The candidate must possess a State Certified General Appraisal license, the RMA, CAE or RES designations and be on the county appraiser eligibility list with the Department of Revenue, Property Valuation Department. Employee is required to attend education courses on property valuation, data collection or other courses as assigned by the County Appraiser for continuing education purposes.  The employee must possess a thorough knowledge of the State Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal Orion Valuation System, the Komtek tax system and data entry within one year of employment.  Must be able to pass all required courses within 2 years of employment.  The position description, available upon request, identifies the specific courses.

 

INFORMATON TECHNOLOGY

TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST         Pay Dependent upon qualifications

Position Responsibilities: Responsible for helpdesk services for the Pottawatomie County network of users. Configures, installs and repairs computer systems and peripherals.

Education/Experience Required: A Bachelor's Degree in Computer or Information Science and one year relevant experience; or an Associate’s Degree and two years’ relevant experience is preferred. A combination of experience and education may be considered.  Position requires strong business ethic. 

 

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled.  We recognize WorkReady certificates. TO APPLY: Visit www.hrepartners.com, for more information, 785-457-3455 or cmalchose@pottcounty.org. Applicants recommended for employment are subject to post-offer pre-employment screening including a pre-employment drug test. Pottawatomie County is an EOE.