Kansas County Job Opening Ad Listings

Kansas County Job Openings


Public Works Director – Ellis County


Under the supervision of the County Administrator, the Public Works Director performs administrative and supervisory work involved with the Public Works department including the following four divisions: Road & Bridge, Noxious Weed, Solid Waste, and Planning-Zoning Environmental. Responsibilities include the development of specifications and cost estimates for all road and bridge projects, landfill projects and the coordination and oversight of activities with the Environmental Planning Supervisor and Weed Control Supervisor. This position is responsible for situations on a twenty-four-hour call  response basis. The Public Works Director is a member of the Emergency Operation Group and responds to emergency situations. The Public Works Director exercises extensive Independent judgment in decisions and assigns work details and supervises activities of subordinate personnel work.


Bachelor’s Degree and five years of supervisory experience in engineering and/or construction related field.

Excellent compensation package with hiring range starting at $70,304, depending on qualifications plus benefits. 

For more information or to fill out an application https://www.ellisco.net/jobs.aspx

Questions? Please call Janet Schmidt, 785-621-1736.

Planning & Zoning/Community Development Director –
Jefferson County

Jefferson County is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Planning & Zoning/Community Development Director. The position is responsible for administration and enforcement of all rules, regulations and requirements contained in the County Zoning, Subdivision and Floodplain Regulations and the County Comprehensive Plan for all of Jefferson County except those areas within the incorporated cities. This position is also responsible for working with other community leaders to create and maintain a positive community and economic environment, to support community and business needs, and to stimulate targeted economic development. Successful applicants will possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills as well as supervisory skills. Applicant should also possess excellent organizational and strong management skills and have knowledge and understanding of Kansas law with regarding to planning & zoning, land use regulations, maps and legal descriptions and plan reviews. Associate degree or equivalent and 3 years of experience in the Planning & Land Use Field and in Community Development or related field; or equivalent combination of training, education and experience preferred. Preference may also be given to those with bachelor’s degree in the above fields or related area. Annual starting salary will be commensurate with experience. Applications are available at the Jefferson County Clerk’s office located at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 300 Jefferson St. Oskaloosa, KS 66066 or online at http://www.jfcountyks.com. Complete job description available upon request. 

Road & Bridge Supervisor – Phillips County

The Phillips County Commissioners are seeking a qualified individual for the position of Road & Bridge Supervisor. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: employ, supervise and direct assistants and employees as necessary to construct and maintain the public roads and bridges; maintain necessary accounting records reflecting costs of construction and maintenance of the county road system and perform other duties as are necessary and incident to the operation of the county as directed by the County Commission. Applicants should have a working knowledge of the budgeting process, effective oral and written communication skills and knowledge of the functions and procedures of county government. Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Send resume, application or letter to Phillips County Commissioners % Phillips County Clerk, 301 State Street, Phillipsburg, KS 67661. Applications must be submitted on or before October 30, 2020. Phillips County is an EOE.