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Current Job Openings

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I \ Applicator I – Barton County is accepting applications for a shared position with the Road & Bridge and Noxious Weed Departments. September-February – operates construction, maintenance equipment. Manual labor related to road construction and repair. March-August – applies chemical herbicides to control noxious weeds. Must have valid KS driver’s license. Successful applicants must pass pre-employment drug screen. Full job description: Equipment Operator/Applicator


SOCIAL WORKER - Barton County is accepting applications for Social Worker for Health Department until position is filled. Visits clients in their homes to evaluate the social needs of the individuals and family unit. Integrates the theory of Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity into the daily interactions with the population served. Seeks resources for clients, serves as a staff resource for clients in need. Must be willing to initiate Program development and evaluations on the needs of the Barton County Population. Must possess vast knowledge of the life span with in-depth knowledge on preconception, prenatal, and postpartum health. Requires a Bachelors of Social Work license or higher to practice in Kansas. Travels on a daily basis. Applicants required to pass drug test and physical assessment screening. Full job description: Social Worker


SEASONAL LABORERS – Barton County is accepting applications for Seasonal / 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. Successful applicants must pass drug screen and fitness assessment. Full job description: Seasonal Laborers


COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER I – Barton County is accepting applications for 911 Emergency Communications Officer I for Communications Department until positions are filled. Involves dispatching emergency services for all emergency service agencies in County. Required to work shifts, pass pre-employment drug test, physical assessment. Bilingual (English/Spanish) speakers encouraged to apply. Full job description: Communications Officer I

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. Full job description: Detention Officer


NURSE - Barton County is accepting applications for a Public Health Nurse (General) for the Health Department until the position is filled. Requires an understanding of public health programs. Provides services on a walk in basis to include immunizations; testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections; blood pressure, hemoglobin, blood sugar; provides supplies and evaluations of clients for family planning; medical consultations for medical referrals; and other duties as arise. Associates Degree in nursing with a current nursing license to practice in the State of Kansas required (BSN preferred). Successful applicant must pass drug screen and physical assessment. Full job description: Nurse


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.