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OPERATIONS ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST II -  Central Kansas Community Corrections is seeking applicants for the position of Operations Assistant/Receptionist II.

Position summary:  This is a multi-faceted position with components of accounting, administrative tasks, and secretarial duties. Position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to be cordial when liaising with the public and stakeholders and to diffuse and control potential problems with clientele and the public. The individual must be well organized, able to perform multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, and uphold the utmost level of confidentiality due to the nature of the work. Coordinates with the Office Assistant for preparation of fiscal and program reports, data entry, and receptionist duties to meet deadlines and for adherence to effective office procedures.  Must routinely exercise initiative and independent judgment to ensure an efficient workflow in the office. 

Duties include: greeting clientele, answering calls and directing the caller as needed, utilizing verbal and written communication to effectively work with cooperating agencies and community stakeholders, order and maintain inventory of office equipment and supplies, processing of accounts receivable and payable, preparation of fiscal and data reports, oversight of department vehicles, and conduct administrative tasks to assist the Director and Intensive Supervision Officers in daily functions.  Wage range from $18.57 - $23.70/ hour.  

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or GED equivalent and two years of secretarial-related experience or advanced professional education is preferred.

Necessary Special Requirements: Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. The successful candidate must pass a criminal history, Work Fit as required by the County, and a drug test.  Full Job Description:  CKCC Office Assistant -Receptionist II


LEGAL SECRETARY – Barton County accepting applications for Attorney’s Office until position filled.  Duties include preparing, copying, filing, retrieving, and transmitting documents, pleadings, correspondence and memoranda related to the prosecution of cases. One year general secretarial or office experience, computer use required.  Prefer experience in law office and Microsoft Office skills.  Successful applicant must pass drug screen, physical assessment, and criminal background check. Compensation range $17.00 - $20.00/hr depending on qualifications and experience. Application and job description - Barton County Human Resources, 1400 Main, Room 108, Great Bend, Kansas, 67530. (620) 793-1800.  Applications available at www.bartoncounty.org.  EOE.  Provides reasonable accommodation.  Full Job Description:  Legal Secretary


EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I - Barton County is accepting applications for the position of full-time Equipment Operator I until filled.  This position operates construction and maintenance equipment including single-axle and/or heavy-duty tandem-axle trucks.  Responsibilities will also include performing manual tasks to carry out functions related to Road and Bridge construction  including asphalt operations, repairing fences and guardrails and performing preventative maintenance responsibilities.   High School diploma or GED required with 2 years of trade school preferred in road construction or related field.  Two years of light to medium construction, maintenance or agricultural equipment operating experience required.  Must be able to move 50 pounds frequently and work in extreme outdoor conditions.  Full Job Description:  Equipment Operator I


NOXIOUS WEED SUPERVISOR /ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - This is a highly responsible position managing the office, office staff and Noxious Weed personnel.  Performs administrative and bookkeeping functions for the effective and efficient operation of both the Noxious Weed and Road & Bridge departments. Assists the Director in all areas of Noxious Weed related duties which may include Road and Bridge duties. May act as Director upon his or her absence.  Job functions include office duties, bookkeeping, regulatory compliance and chemical sales.  Requires high school diploma or GED and one year of office management and supervisory experience.  Will require chemical certification within the first year of employment.  Requires class C driver's license and passing of pre-employment drug screen and work fit. Full Job Description:  Nox Weed Supervisor -Admin Asst.


PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE (WIC/MCH) (Full Time) – This full-time position requires a thorough knowledge in maternal child nursing and this position works with the public in the clinic as well as making home visits. This person provides many services including immunizations; blood pressure, hemoglobin, blood sugar; medical consultations for medical referrals; and other duties as arise. This position may also be called on to apply basic Public Health principles as circumstances are identified that may put people at risk.  This position has no supervisory responsibility and exercises judgment with some supervision. Successful applicant must pass drug screen and physical assessment. Full Job Description:  WIC MCH Public Health Nurse


COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS I - Barton County is accepting applications for a Communications Officer I for the Communications / 911 Department until the position is filled.   Operates dispatch radios, computers, 911 and administrative phone lines, the telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD), and receives and dispatches messages, a portion of which will be of an emergency nature.   High School diploma or GED required as well as NCIC certification (within six months of hire) and Emergency Medical Dispatch and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR certifications (within first year of hire).  Must work shifts, pass security background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment as well as hold a valid Kansas driver's license. Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply.  Full Job Description:  Communications Officer I


TEMPORARY LABORER - The Road & Bridge department is hiring for temporary Road & Bridge summer crew assisting with asphalt operations, mowing, spraying, repairing fences, culverts, guardrails and traffic signs.  Hours are Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.  Must have a valid KS Driver's License.  Position will start in late May or early June and end in August.  Must be at least 18 years of age to perform this job.  Pay is $13.00 / hr.  Full Job Description:  Temporary Worker


DETENTION OFFICER - Barton County is accepting applications for a Detention Officer for the Sheriff's Office until the position is filled. The person in this position provides for the safe keeping of prisoners in the custody of the Sheriff, overseeing confinement to include mealtime, activities and transports. Officers work shifts, must have no felony convictions and a valid Kansas driver's license. The successful applicant must pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment. Women are encouraged to apply. Full job description: Detention Officer


REGISTERED NURSE (Full Time / Part Time) -- This nursing position requires a thorough knowledge in a broad array of basic scope of practice and provides services on a walk-in basis. This person provides many diverse services including lab testing, administering immunizations, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, blood pressure monitoring, hemoglobin, and blood sugar checks, provides supplies and evaluations of clients for family planning; medical referrals, and other duties as arise. This position may also be called upon to apply basic Public Health principles as circumstances are identified that may put the public at risk. Quality Improvement practices will be embedded in the everyday workload. This person must be equipped to work as a team member however, there will be times that independent work is required. This person should possess a self-starter attitude and be able to use time efficiently. Associates Degree in nursing with a current nursing license to practice in the State of Kansas required. This position has no supervisory responsibility and exercises judgment with some supervision. Successful applicant must pass drug screen and physical assessment. This position may qualify for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness.  Full Job Description:  RN - FT PT


DEPUTY - Barton County is accepting applications for a Road Deputy for the Sheriff's Office until the position is filled. The person in this position patrols Barton County, enforcing the law and protecting life and property, ensures compliance with traffic regulates, investigates crime scenes and traffic accident sites. Protects prisoners as needed, investigates and apprehends persons charged by warrant or subpoena, serves civil papers. High School diploma or GED. Must successfully complete the Law Enforcement Training Center within first year of employment and annual re-certification.  Prefer one (1) year law enforcement experiences. Deputies work shifts, must have no felony or Class A misdemeanor convictions and a valid Kansas driver's license. The successful applicant must pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment. Full job description: Deputy



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 Quick Links section which is left of the top of the job postings.
        or Download an Application form: Application for Employment 2024


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

  or by mail to: 1400 Main St, Suite 108, 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.