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The City of Russell is accepting applications for a Power Plant Operator. The applicant must have a HS Diploma/GED; related technical training and/or college credit, prior experience in power plant operations, strong mechanical background, computer and mathematical skills are preferred. Responsibilities include maintaining continuous operation of the generating units, monitoring the City’s connection with other electric utility systems, and delivering the necessary electrical power to the City’s electrical system. This position requires rotating shift work, including weekends, and residency within Russell County.
Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. Applications and a complete job description are available at the City of Russell or at www.russellcity.org ● 133 W. 8th St. ● P.O. Box 112 ● Phone 785.483.6311 ● Fax 785.483.4397. To be considered for this position, please submit a current application. This positon is open until filled. EEO/ADA

The City of Lindsborg is now accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant/Municipal Court Clerk. The primary focus of this position is to assist in the daily operation of City government, provide backup for utility billing and serve as the Municipal Court Clerk. This person must be self-motivated, possess a positive attitude and be customer service focused. A minimum of a high school diploma or GED is required. Knowledge of computer equipment and software skills are necessary. The City of Lindsborg offers an excellent benefits package. Applications and complete job description are available at Lindsborg City Hall, P. O. Box 70, Lindsborg, KS 67456, (785) 227-3355 or email: lindsborg@lindsborgcity.org Application deadline is 5:00 p.m. May10, 2017.

The City of Halstead is accepting applications for City Clerk, a full time salaried position which performs administrative, financial, and some supervisory duties. The City Clerk maintains control of and is responsible for all records pertaining to the City of Halstead. Other essential functions include general ledger accounting, payroll processing, human resources, attending City Council and Planning Commission meetings and preparation of minutes, serving as public information officer, assisting with budget preparation, and support of the City Administrator and Governing Body. Frequent decision making and problem solving are involved in this position, as well as a substantial amount of public contact.

Position requirements and standards for initial consideration include the following:
• Education consisting of a college degree in finance, accounting, public administration, human resources or a related field. Prior years’ experience in related work or fields may be considered as a satisfactory substitute for educational requirements.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency with computers including various software programs
• Previous supervisory experience of at least 3 years.
• Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen, background check, and physical testing
• Must be a resident within the corporate city limits of Halstead or willing to relocate within 6 months of accepting the position

Submit cover letter, resume, and references by April 28, 2017, to:

Halstead City Hall
Attn: City Administrator
303 Main Street
Halstead, KS 67056

or apply online via www.hrepartners.com. Position is open until filled. Beginning salary will depend on qualifications. The City of Halstead is an EOE.

The City of Merriam is seeking a Court Clerk. The qualified individual will handle a variety of responsibilities to assist in the efficient operation of the Municipal Court. The qualified applicant must be dependable, possess strong typing skills, exceptional phone and customer service skills. Areas of responsibility include processing traffic tickets, complaints and reports, preparation of court dockets and bench warrants. Work involves extensive contact with the public, attorneys, and the Municipal Court Judge. Hours will include attendance for evening court one night per week. Preference given to applicants with prior court experience.


• High School Diploma or GED equivalent;
• Two years’ work experience in paralegal, court or local municipality;
• Proficiency working with computers in a Windows environment.
• Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel and Access skills.
• Exceptional phone skills and customer service skills.
• Must be detail oriented.

Qualified applicants may apply at Merriam City Hall at (9001 W. 62nd St., Merriam, KS 66202) Mon. – Fri. from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Applications can be downloaded on-line at www.merriam.org or by calling 913-322-5500. Resumes are acceptable in addition to the application. Applications may be submitted in person, by fax 913-322-5505 or by mail to:

City of Merriam, Attn: Human Resources
9001 W 62nd Street
Merriam, KS 66202-2815

Job Title: Police Officer(s)
Pay Range: Non-exempt $18.63 to 24.21 per hour
Posted: November 4, 2016
Closes: Posted until filled
The City of Newton is recruiting for a Police Officer(s) position. The Police Officer performs
duties in the protection of life and property and the preservation of order in the City of Newton.
The employee in this position enforces all federal, state and local laws in accordance with
departmental rules and regulations. Patrol duties include enforcing traffic laws, investigation of
crimes and accidents, and providing public assistance. This employee will be required to exercise
initiative and discretion when faced with emergency conditions. The Police Officer will be
required to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends and special events as assigned. This work
involves an element of personal danger.
Experience: Prior law enforcement experience and KLETC or recognized certification from
another state is highly preferred but not required.
Education: High School diploma or GED. Possession of a valid driver’s license is mandatory.
Must be 21 years of age and able to pass a criminal background check and a polygraph. Upon
conditional offer of employment must be able to pass a drug screen and a physical.
The City of Newton offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits including health insurance,
life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, 10.5 holidays, and this position has KP&F
retirement. Applications accepted until filled.
Submit application at www.hrepartners.com
Full job description at www.newtonkansas.com
The City of Newton is an EEO/ADAA employer
Director of Human Resources: This position is responsible for Human Resources and the administration of rules and regulations, which also includes employee benefits, pension, performance appraisals, wage and salary, record keeping and oversees payroll processing. This position serves as the Safety Officer and handles all Workers’ Compensation claims. Salary DOQ plus benefits.
A. Education/Experience: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Degree in Public Administration, Human Resources, Business Mgt or a closely related field. Also two years of practical experience in municipal HR or closely related field.
B. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and abilities: A. Considerable knowledge of modern policies and practices of public personnel administration and personnel law; thorough knowledge of employee compensation, benefits, budgetary practices, risk management, and safety practices. B. Skill in preparing and administering municipal budgets; planning, directing, and administering personnel programs and systems; C. Ability to: prepare and analyze comprehensive reports; carry out assigned projects to their completion; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, City officials, labor unions and the general public; and efficiently and effectively administer a personnel system
This position requires a valid driver’s license, must pass an extensive background check and strive in providing excellent service to the public.
Application link available at www.junctioncity-ks.gov on the
“How Do I?” page or at www.hrepartners.com
Please contact Human Resources @ 785.238.3103

The City of Junction City is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Police Officer Continuous Continuous
Police Dispatcher I 02/01/2017 Until Filled
Facility Maintenance Technician I 01/25/2016 Until Filled
Park Maintenance Worker- Landscape Division 03/03/2017 Until Filled
Recreation Center Facilities Maintenance Technician 03/15/2017 Until Filled
Park Maintenance Crew Leader 03/15/2017 Until Filled
Part-time Recreation Program Instructor-Dance 10/10/2016 Until Filled
Pool Manager-Indoor Pool 10/31/2016 Until Filled
Lifeguard-Indoor Pool 10/31/2016 Until Filled
Swim and Dive Lesson Instructors-Outdoor Pools 10/31/2016 Until Filled
Swim and Dive Team Assistant Coaches 10/31/2016 Until Filled
Park Maintenance Worker-Landscape Division 03/03/2017 Until Filled
Park Maintenance Worker-Turf Division 03/03/2017 Until Filled
Park Maintenance Worker-Facilities Division 03/03/2017 Until Filled



The City of St. John is currently accepting applications for the position of City Clerk.
This position is responsible for maintaining city finances, responding to citizen concerns and complaints, preparing and maintaining minutes, ordinances, resolutions, preparing and monitoring the annual budget, performing the duties of municipal court clerk, and the enforcement of zoning regulations. This employee should possess excellent supervisory, organizational, public relations, and communication skills. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary negotiated based on qualifications and experience. Position remains open until filled. Send resume with 3 references, to the City of St. John, PO Box 367, St. John, KS 67576 or electronically to sjcc@gbta.net. The City of St. John is an equal opportunity employer.
The City of Merriam is seeking qualified applicants for the position of police officer. Trainee salary is $40,530 annually with an increase to the salary range of $42,556 – $63,833 after approximately six months. Comprehensive benefits package includes KP&F retirement.

Qualified applicants should contact Ronda Brumbaugh at the Merriam Police Dept., 9010 W. 62nd Street, Merriam, KS 66202, at 913-322-5560, between 8:00AM and 4:00 PM to schedule a testing time for: TUESDAY MARCH 7TH AT 5:30PM, WEDNESDAY MARCH 8TH AT 5:30PM, OR THURSDAY MARCH 9TH AT 2:00PM.

A completed Personal History Statement must be submitted in person at the Merriam Police Department, 9010 W 62nd Street, Merriam, KS 66202, at your scheduled testing date.
Applications will not be accepted until the test has been taken and passed.
Further information available at www.merriam.org and the Merriam Police Department Facebook page.

EOE/ADA/Drug Screen – The City of Merriam does conduct background checks/investigations.


• Must be 21 or older;
• Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record;
• Must have high school diploma or equivalent;
• Must be in good physical condition;
• Must be able to touch type a minimum of 25 wpm;
• Must have a good criminal record free of any serious traffic,
misdemeanor or felony convictions.

If reasonable accommodation is necessary to schedule testing or further information is needed contact Captain Troy Duvanel at 913 322-5567 between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:30PM M-F.