Current Job Openings
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
NURSE - Barton County is accepting applications for a Public Health Nurse (General) for the Health Department until the position is filled. Requires a thorough knowledge 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). Five years nursing experience preferred. Successful applicant must pass drug screen and physical assessment. Full job description: Nurse
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
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.