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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

 

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

 

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: Barton County Job Application

 

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, 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.