Kansas Local Government (County / City) Job Opening Listings

Franklin County – Director of Planning & Building

Franklin County, KS is currently seeking a Director of Planning & Building. This highly visible position is responsible for developing, administering and enforcing the Franklin County Zoning and Subdivision Regulations, Comprehensive Plan, Building and Sanitation Codes/Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Flood Insurance Program and 911 Addressing.  Will also assist and advise all incorporated Cities within Franklin County on land use issues and planning regulations.  The average tenure for employees in this department is 10 years, emphasizing the commitment staff has for Franklin County. 

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to lead an already successful team in providing Planning and Building services in a vibrant, family-oriented community. 

Candidates may view a complete job description and apply for this position at https://ks-franklincounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/.  Applicants should include a cover letter and resume with their online application. Depending on qualifications and experience, annual pay for this position will begin at $80,000+. 


Leavenworth County – County Surveyor

JOB TITLE: County Surveyor       
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
LOCATION:  Leavenworth County Courthouse, 300 Walnut Suite 007, Leavenworth, KS 66048

Submit applications to: hr@leavenworthcounty.gov or 913-684-1028

Candidate will be capable of working independently managing the duties and responsibilities related to the County Surveyor position (see K.S.A. 19-1420) and the survey division of the Department of Public Works. County Surveyor is responsible for the road records and road-right-of-way documentation of all county maintained and owned roads.


Pottawatomie County – Director of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources - Pottawatomie County (located in Westmoreland, KS) Starting Rate: $70,485 - $88,106/year (actual pay DOQ) plus excellent benefits (paid time off, health insurance, KPERS, and more)

Position Responsibilities: Has overall responsibility for the County's personnel processes, including but not limited to compensation and benefits, recruiting and hiring, onboarding, performance management, training, and all forms of compensation. Develops and implements approved policies and programs related to all phases of human resources. Responsible for bi-weekly payroll processing and staff supervision.

Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Business Administration, Business Management, Human Resources, or related field. Minimum of five years' experience in Human Resources, and at least three years' experience in payroll processing. A Master's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Broad human resources experience in the public sector desired. PHR, SPHR, IPMA-CP, or CPM Certification a plus. Current State of Kansas Notary Public, or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment.

TO APPLY: Visit https://pottcounty.bamboohr.com/jobs/  For a copy of the job description or more information, contact Human Resources at: humanresources@pottcounty.org or 785-457-3455. Applicants recommended for employment are subject to post-offer, pre-employment screening including a pre-employment drug test. Pottawatomie County is an EOE.


Wyandotte County – Appraiser/Real Estate Appraiser

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The Unified Government is seeking multiple Appraiser's for its Appraiser's Office. Responsible for objectively identifying, describing, and appraising assigned personal and residential/agricultural real property at fair market value. 

For a complete job description, minimum qualifications and application instructions please visit www.wycokck.org/ jobs. Salary: $2,950.13-$4,149.60/mo. Deadline: May 19, 2021. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas is an EOE. 


Wyandotte County – Attorney I, II

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The Unified Government is seeking an Attorney for its Legal Department. Responsibilities include providing legal representation, counseling and defense of the Unified Government's interests, including UG Agencies and Boards, and supporting Municipal Court Prosecutor's Office in all aspects of Municipal Court.

For a complete job description, minimum qualifications and application instructions please visit www.wycokck.org/ jobs. Salary: $4,787.47-$6,890.00/mo. Deadline: May 12, 2021. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas is an EOE.