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The City of Russell is seeking professional and community oriented individuals for a full-time 911 Dispatcher The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281. As a rural city, it is our vision to serve as the County’s regional center. We are a community that is dedicated to family, friends and neighbors, where generations care for each other. We are One Russell, building a self-reliant future. We are home. The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs. This position provides a vital service to our community by working closely with various emergency services and through coordination of emergency efforts in a multitude of situations. The employee will be provided on-the-job training with opportunities for certification and continuing education. Applicant for this positon must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. Experience is preferred, but not required. Applicants must also establish residency in Russell County 6 months from hire date. Pre-employment drug screening and job placement assessment are required. Applications and a full job description may be obtained at www.russellcity.org or at The City of Russell, 133 W. 8th, Russell, KS 67665. Completed applications can be submitted in person, online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or emailed to hr@russellcity.org. First review of applications will occur November 17, 2017. Position open until filled. EEO/ADA

The City of Stafford, (approx population 986) is accepting applications for the position of City Superitnendent. This position is for a working supervisor in the field who must have knowledge of all aspects of City operations including but not limited to; electric distribution and generation systems, line work, power plant operation including equipment maintenance and repair, water and wastewater distributions systems, storm drain systems, road maintenance, heavy equipment operation and maintenance, purchasing, inventory, budgeting procedures, environmental issues, employee supervision and computer knowledge. This employee enforces department safety policies and procedures. Must understand and interpret contracts, ordinances, rules and regulations, and posess strong public relation and communication skills. Must posess strong supervisory skills, this position supervises 6+ employees. This position receives administrative direction from the Mayor and five-member Council. Must have a high school diploma or equivelant, four to six years of similar or related experience. This employee must also posess a valid Kansas Class B CDL, Class I Water Certification, Class I Wastewater Certification, Backflow Certification or the ability to obtain within six months of hiring.
Residency within 30 miles is required. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.
Send resume to City of Stafford, City Clerk, PO Box 280, Stafford, KS 67578.
Call 620-234-5011 with any questions.
Position open until filled. EOE

Highly responsible position involving performance of various duties for the City Manager’s Office. Promotes the organization’s image by representing the City Manager’s Office internally and externally. Acts as liaison between City Manager, Mayor, City Council, members of the Management Team, employees, and other governmental officials, and citizens. Provides executive level administrative assistance to the Admin Team. Independently exercise sound judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative and organizational skills. Maintains a realistic balance among multiple priorities. Position requires the use of confidentiality, discretion and independence of action. Responsibilities may be sensitive and confidential in nature requiring knowledge of City Code of Ordinances, policies and culture.

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The City of Park City is seeking an independent thinker/problem solver with excellent customer service, public relation, clerical, organizational, and computer skills for a Court Clerk. Will be responsible for the coordination of all phases of the court system, including a wide range of critical decisions and tasks necessary to ensure proper tracking of past and present cases until final disposition of the matters are reached. Responsible for the supervision of the Assistant Court Clerk and must ensure that court runs in a smooth and efficient manner and that all cases are managed in accordance with the Judge’s instructions.  Three years of similar or related experience and bonding is required.  Must have computer skills to include experience in excel and word.  Experience in Incode software and bilingual capabilities would be considered a plus.  Exceptional benefit package that includes medical, dental, KPERS retirement, deferred compensation, vacation, holiday, and sick.

TESTING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION; selected applicants will be required to complete testing at the Wichita Workforce Alliance Center.



Non- Commissioned New Hire

Successful Completion KLETC- $1000.00

Successful Completion of Park City Field Training – $500.00

Promotion to Police Officer II (two years after KLETC graduation/certification) – $1000.00

Commissioned Officer New Hire

First Full paycheck – $500.00

Completion of Field Training and Park City Training Period with successful evaluation – $1000.00

Two Years of service with Park City – $1000.00


As a member of the Park City Police Department, you will have the opportunity to join a team of ethical, hard working law enforcement professionals.  If you are highly motivated and have a strong desire to serve the community, please apply to join our team and invest in your future. 

We provide our officers a hiring incentive and retention bonus, training and career development opportunities, an outstanding benefit package, and the opportunity to work in a brand new state of the art police facility.

This is a full time position.  Hours/shifts will be assigned by the Chief of Police.  The entry-level salary for Police Officer I with no certification or experience is $17.80 per hour. Starting salary may be adjusted based on certification and years of experience.

To be considered for employment as a Park City Police Officer, an applicant must:

•     Be a U.S. citizen

•     Be at least 21 years of age

•     Have a valid Kansas driver’s license

•     Have a high school diploma or equivalent

•     Be able to pass an extensive background investigation, polygraph, medical exam, and drug screen.

•     Not have a personal or professional history that would automatically disqualify you for this position

(A list of “Automatic Disqualifiers” and additional benefit information may be found on the website at http://parkcityks.com/index.aspx?NID=181)

The job duties of the Community Services Officer include but are not limited to interpreting and enforcing the zoning, health, nuisance, vehicle, environmental and animal control codes as incorporated within the Code of Ordinances of the City of Edwardsville, Kansas. The Community Services Officer shall receive, dispense, document and resolve citizen inquiries and complaints.

The job duties of this position also include inspection of public infrastructure projects for compliance with City standards and specifications; inspection of private commercial and residential projects to ensure stormwater Best Management Practices are being followed; and inspection and management of City right-of-way. 

The duties described below are indicative of what the Community Service Officer might be asked to perform. This job description is to incorporate the essential duties created for the position of Community Services Officer. This is not an exhaustive list of job responsibilities and therefore other duties may be assigned:
Essential Functions:
Reviews, interprets and enforces the planning, zoning, vehicular, health and environmental codes.  Work is performed with some latitude for the interpretation and application of policies and standards under supervision. 
Investigates and reviews complaints; documents the condition of the property inspected; maintains files on each active case which includes digital photographs; performs timely follow-up inspections; prepares reports; and brings complaints to a proper conclusion.
Resolves code enforcement violations by requesting information and evaluating data to determine the extent of the violation; prepares notices of violations and ensures proper and lawful service of notices through mailing or personal service.
Verifies complaints regarding abandoned and hazardous buildings; abandoned and inoperable vehicles and all other code violations.
Effectively communicates findings and enforcement actions verbally and in writing; providing community outreach in a positive manner.
Utilizes self-discipline, diplomacy and tact; makes sound reasonable decisions as set forth by city codes; and fosters a friendly environment between the city and its citizens.
Prepares presentations and presents effectively to the governing body.
When necessary, consults with the City Prosecutor, in preparing violation cases for the court and provides testimony when needed in both municipal and district court cases requiring litigation.
Performs animal control duties and works with other departments when needed.
Inspects and/or investigates public improvement projects as needed, to ensure compliance with City standards and specifications.
Inspects commercial and residential building sites to ensure stormwater Best Management Practices are being followed.
Inspects the work of contractors and/or utilities performing work within the right-of-way.
Public Works duties include performing snow removal operations during inclement weather; right-of-way and facility mowing as needed; and other duties as directed by the Public Works Director. 
Community Relations Functions:

Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential code violation problems and preserve good relationships with the general public.
Take an active role in the areas of public education relative to code enforcement and prevention measures, knowing available resources.
Maintain contact with contractors on projects to make certain erosion control measures are installed and maintained.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required at the time of hire or for the continuation of employment. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE • High school diploma or GED; Associate Degree preferred. • Prior experience in a closely related public contact position. • 1-3 years of code enforcement, construction inspection or related experience is required. • A valid Kansas motor vehicle operator’s license.
Special Requirements
REQUIRED ABILITIES • Ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and effective manner. • Ability to make responsible decisions in accordance with established ordinances, polices, and code enforcement procedures. • Perform time management skills in applying practical applications to code enforcement compliance. • Ability to research topics regarding ordinance violations through organized records management and activity files. SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when dealing with the public. • Ability to understand the constitutional rights of citizens and lawful search practices. • Ability to comprehend, retain and apply City, State, and Federal policies and legislation, i.e. City ordinances, procedure manuals, etc. • Ability to show initiative and problem solving skills. • Show good attentive listening skills. • Ability to be diplomatic and assertive without being aggressive. EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED • Ability to operate various types of equipment – standard office equipment, computer and database software; police radio system, electronic cell phone and emails. • Ability to operate a digital camera, telephone, measuring device (ruler/yardstick/tape) and recording devices. • Ability to operate various types of public works equipment – vehicles, lawn mowers, snow removal equipment, and various hand tools. LANGUAGE SKILLS • Ability to communicate effectively with other members of the staff, supervisor, and the public. • Ability to communicate in written, verbal and electronic forms. • Ability to develop, interpret and implement City policies and procedures; written instructions, general correspondence; Federal, State, City, and local regulations; MSDS sheets, safety manuals; and warning labels. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. REASONING ABILITY • Ability to respond to citizen complaints posed by the public. • Ability to define problems and deal with a variety of situations. • Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control and adapt to stressful situations. • Ability to use good judgement and effectively solve problems.
Miscellaneous Information
PHYSICAL AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical and work environments described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. Physical Environment: • The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, standing, reaching, walking, lifting and/or moving (up to 50 pounds), grasping, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing, and repetitive motions. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: • Works both indoors and in outside weather conditions. • Ability to work safely in hazardous and dangerous situations that may arise in the enforcement of codes and other duties. • Ability to climb over difficult outdoor terrain and work in extreme weather conditions.
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The City of McLouth is seeking highly motivated and ethical applicants for full-time employment. The City of McLouth owns and operates the water, wastewater and gas utilities. This position includes, but not limited to, utility maintenance, street maintenance, yard maintenance and city improvements, as necessary. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license. Preferred qualifications include: Natural Gas Pipeline Qualifications, KOHE Class II Water Certification, KOHE Class I Wastewater Certification and a Commercial Class B COL. Worker may have up to 6 months to obtain certifications for the Gas utility and COL. Worker may have up to 2 years to obtain certifications for Water and Wastewater. Wage is dependent on experience and qualifications.
City benefits include BC & BS health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave and KPERS retirement plan.
To obtain an application form: print from the City of McLouth website – cityofmclouth.org – or from the
McLouth City Hall – 110 North Union Street, McLouth, Kansas 66054; 913-796-6411. Completed applications with resumes will be accepted by the City Administrator/Clerk until the position is filled. The City of McLouth is an E.O.E.
The City of Merriam Public Works Department is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker I. The qualified applicant will be responsible for performing a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work, and will operate a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City Street and storm drainage facilities and systems.
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Inspect/repair streets, drainage systems and signs to ensure proper functioning; maintain records relating to inspections, maintenance activity, water supply and consumption; determine the location of gas, telephone, power, television, water and sewer lines prior to excavation; respond to complaints regarding traffic signals, street signs, drainage problems, sidewalks, curbs and gutter and explain findings to supervisor; drive trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of equipment, gravel, sand and salt in a variety of weather conditions. Will perform other related duties as necessary and assigned.


• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• One (1) year of experience related to construction, maintenance or repair.
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities.
• Must have valid State Driver’s license and Commercial Driver’s License certification; or the ability to obtain a CDL within 8 weeks from hire date.

City’s employment application is required to apply in addition to a resume.

Qualified applicants may apply at Merriam City Hall (9001 W. 62nd Street, Merriam, KS 66202) Mon. – Fri. from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Applications can be downloaded online at www.merriam.org or by calling 913-322-5500. Applications may be submitted in person or mail to: City of Merriam; Attn: Human Resources; 9001 W. 62nd Street, Merriam, KS 66202, or by fax (913) 322-5505. EOE/ADA/Drug Screen.