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Current Job Openings

SHARED CLERK - Barton County is accepting applications for a Shared Clerk for various departments until the position is filled. The Shared Clerk position typically works in the offices on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse but works on an “as needed” basis in other County offices with oversight of the County Administrator. Work include general clerical duties, fieldwork, personal property appraisals, and election duties. Post-Secondary Education/Degree/Certification in secretarial, accounting, business or equivalent, plus three years office experience required. Applicants are required to pass a drug test and a physical agility screening. Full job description: Shared Clerk


PATROL DEPUTY – Barton County is accepting applications for Patrol Deputy for the Sheriff’s Office until position is filled. Patrols, enforces law, protects life, property, operates radar, ensures compliance with traffic regulations, performs investigations. Works shifts, must have no felony convictions and valid KS driver’s license. Successful applicants must pass pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment. KLETC certification preferred. Full job description: Patrol Deputy


INTENSIVE SUPERVISION OFFICER - Barton County is accepting applications for an Intensive Supervision Officer I for Central Kansas Community Corrections until the position is filled. The person in this position will be responsible for the supervision of offenders assigned to CKCC by courts. Work includes – completes risk / needs assessments, develops supervision plans, maintains case files, crisis interventions, investigations, testifies in court, affidavit and report writing, monitors compliance with court and program orders. Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science, social science, criminal justice or related field required. Preference given to applicants with one or more years of corrections/criminal justice or related experience. Applicants must pass background check, drug screen and possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. Full job description: Intensive Supervision Officer

RECEPTIONIST - Barton County is accepting applications for a Receptionist for the County Attorney’s Office until the position is filled.  Duties include answering the telephone, receiving visitors, management of office traffic flow, case file preparation, preparation and monitoring of worthless check and care & treatment cases and monitoring appointments with attorneys and the public. One (1) year of training in general secretarial skills and one (1) year of office related experience requiring the use of a computer. Two (2) years of experience may be substituted for the formal training requirement. Prior experience in a law office is preferred.    Successful applicant must pass drug screen, physical assessment and criminal background check.   Full job description: Receptionist

GRANTS COORDINATOR – Barton County, Kansas, is accepting applications for the position of Grants Coordinator for the Administrator’s Office until the position is filled. This position is responsible for administering, directing grant program functions, including researching grant availability, writing and submitting applications, administering the grant within guidelines and maintaining all required records. Bachelor’s Degree or higher with specialization in journalism, English, speech, public relations, mass communications, public or business administration required as well as three years’ experience in an administrative or technical capacity which provided familiarity with local government structure and state/federal grant requirements. Any equivalent combination of experience and training accepted. Must maintain possession of a valid Kansas driver’s license. Successful applicant must pass drug screen, physical assessment and criminal background check. Download: Grant Coordinator


MOTOR VEHICLE / TAX SPECIALIST – Barton County is accepting applications for Motor Vehicle / Tax Specialist for Treasurer's Office until position is filled. Does motor vehicle title transactions, issues new license plates, renews existing vehicle registrations and various other vehicle transactions. Assists with mailing tax statements, receiving payments of current and delinquent oil & gas, real estate, and personal property taxes. Ability to speak Spanish a plus. Successful applicant must pass pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment. Full job description: Motor Vehicle/Tax Specialist 


TEMPORARY LABORERS – Barton County is accepting applications for Temporary Laborers for Road and Bridge / Noxious Weed / Memorial Parks until positions are filled. Repairs / construction of roads, deterrent of noxious weeds, upkeep of Memorial Parks. Work generally during the summer months. Must have valid Kansas driver's license, Class B CDL or higher. Successful applicants must pass drug screen and fitness assessment. Full job description: Temporary Laborer


ON-CALL WORKER – Contractual positions open for grant-funded Barton County \ Juvenile Intake and Assessment. On-call outside the 8-5, M-F time periods. Travels to work with families and law enforcement to determine placement for youth. Must possess strong conflict resolution skills, ability to recognize need and refer to area resources. Administers testing to determine placement and referrals. Excellent written, oral communications. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but experience in Human Services or a related field will be considered. Must be a minimum of 21 years of age, possess valid Kansas DL, successfully complete JIAS training, pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug test. Full job description: JIAS On-Call Worker


        Click on the Fillable Application on the right (gray) side of this page
        or Download an Application form:
Barton County Job Application


Return the completed and signed application to the Human Resources Office -
  by email to:  GWerth@bartoncounty.org

  or by mail to: 1400 Main St, Room 107, Great Bend, KS 67530


For questions please call (620) 793-1800.


All positions are open until filled.


Barton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provides Reasonable Accommodation.