Kansas Local Government (County / City) Job Opening Listings

Allen County – Road and Bridge Director

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR ROAD AND BRIDGE DIRECTOR. Starting wage based on experience; engineering background preferred. Duties to be performed would be general Road and Bridge Director duties listed within job description. Applications and job description available at the County Clerk’s Office, 1 N. Washington, Iola, KS 66749 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Successful applicant will be required to pass physical and drug screening. The foregoing position is “Veteran’s Preference” eligible under the provisions of K.S.A. 73-201. Allen County is an equal opportunity employer as provided by law. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


City of Lindsborg – City Administrator

The central Kansas community of Lindsborg (in McPherson County) has a cultural, social, and economic vitality unmatched by few other rural communities. 

Lindsborg’s population grew by nine percent over the last decade according to the 2020 census (3,800 Population) . The community is expected sustain its momentum with more than 2,000 high-paying jobs forecast in the region.

The governing body consists of a Mayor and eight Council members who serve staggered, four-year terms. The current Administrator is retiring after serving for 24 years. With a general fund budget of $3.2 million and utility revenues of $5 million, the City has 34 full-time employees.  Compensation is competitive with the low range of the salary scale at $115,000.

See Recruitment Profile at www.lindsborgcity.org.  Qualified persons should submit a cover letter highlighting published qualifications and resume in one integrated Word or PDF file to Beth Tatarko, Recruitment Advisor, etatarko@austinpeters.com by October 5, 2021.  For more information, call (970) 266-8724. 


Douglas County – Engineering Technician

Douglas County Public Works is accepting applications for an Engineering Technician in the survey section to work under the direction of the County Surveyor. This job opening is for a member of the survey field party. Experience with field survey work, survey instruments, survey records, maps and related legal documents, and AutoCAD Civil 3D is preferred. Successful candidate will be placed as an Engineering Technician, or Senior Engineering Technician depending on qualifications and experience. At minimum, candidates should have an Associate’s degree or equivalent from two year college or technical school; and one to three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Senior position requires a Kansas Professional Surveyor License. The salary range is $22.37 - $33.01 per hour for an Engineering Technician, or $24.39 - $35.97 per hour for a Senior Engineering Technician. Douglas County offers excellent benefits including healthcare (begins first of the month following start date), life insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal leave), holiday pay and KPERS retirement plan. Submit application online at www.douglascountyks.org by 5:00 pm, Friday, October 15, 2021. EOE 


Douglas County – Fleet Mechanic

Douglas County is accepting applications for a Fleet Mechanic to perform routine to complex maintenance, diagnostics, and repairs on all types of vehicles and equipment to include public safety vehicles, heavy construction equipment; loaders; dump trucks; and small engines and small equipment maintained by the Public Works Department. All tools, equipment and uniforms provided by Douglas County. Required qualifications include an associate's degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must possess Class A Commercial Driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment. Training and equipment to obtain CDL will be provided by Douglas County. Douglas County offers excellent benefits including healthcare (begins first of the month following start date), life insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal leave), holiday pay and KPERS retirement plan. Position advertisement will remain active until position is filled. For priority consideration, submit application online at www.douglascountyks.org by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 19, 2021. EOE.


Marion County – Health Department Director

IMMEDIATE OPENING

Health Department Director

Marion County is accepting applications for the open position of Health Department Director.  A current Kansas Nursing License is required with a minimum of five years of supervisory and administrative experience in the public and/or private health field.  This position carries out the duties of County Health Nurse in addition to the requirements of the County Health Officer.  Essential functions include supervisory duties, financial reporting and budgetary duties, maintenance of public health programs, coordination of grant funding, and management of Bioterrorism preparedness.

Wages are in accordance with the County’s pay plan.  Full benefit package.  For more information contact the County Clerk’s office at 620-382-2185, coclerk@marioncoks.net, or visit our website at www.marioncoks.net.  EOE.

Marion County is centrally located with great schools and recreation opportunities.  Come join our team!


Osage County – Building and Nuisance Code Inspector

Osage County, Kansas is seeking a Building and Nuisance Code Inspector.This position investigates complaints for reported nuisances that are in violation of county code; inspects properties where a conditional use permit is requested and relays findings back to the Land Use Coordinator, County Attorney, Sheriff, Health Department or other agency as required.  Maintains a file on all properties inspected including all correspondence, photos and results of meetings and hearings.  Assists the Land Use Coordinator in various tasks as requested.  Please submit application and resume to the Osage County Clerk by October 15, 2021.  Applications are available from the Clerk’s office at 785-828-4812.


Osage County – Public Works Director

Osage County, Kansas is seeking a Public Works Director. This position is responsible for maintenance and construction on roads, bridges, and culverts throughout the county. Supervises road and bridge personnel, schedules short- and long-term projects, reviews and approves bids for materials and equipment. Also involved in obtaining grants and bond financing for various projects.  This position also oversees the Osage County landfill and transfer station, recycling center, noxious weed department and a sanitary sewer benefit district. Oversite and assistance is provided by the Osage County Commission through consultations and review of work performed. Please submit application and resume to the Osage County Clerk by November 1, 2021. Applications are available from the Clerk’s office at 785-828-4812.