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Current Job Openings

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


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


LEGAL SECRETARY \ Criminal Division – Barton County is accepting applications for Attorney’s Office until position is filled. Duties include preparing, copying, filing, retrieving, and transmitting documents, pleadings, correspondence, and memoranda related to the prosecution of criminal cases. The employee in this position enters data from police reports relating to criminal matters into the office case management system. 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. Full job description: Legal Secretary


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.