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Current Job Openings

APPRAISAL CLERK – Barton County is accepting applications for an Appraisal Clerk for Appraiser’s Office until position is filled. Responsible for maintaining all real estate / personal property records held in office. Accurate data entry and clerical skills needed. Must possess valid Kansas driver's license. Successful applicant required to pass drug screen and physical assessment. Download: Appraisal Clerk


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


ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY The Barton County Attorney’s Office has an opening for a full-time position of Assistant County Attorney. Duties include representing the State of Kansas in the prosecution of assigned criminal, juvenile, traffic, child in need of care and care and treatment cases, and on-call status on a rotating basis. Depending on experience, the successful candidate’s primary case assignments may include traffic, juvenile, and some adult criminal cases or may focus only on high-level person felonies.

Minimum qualifications include a juris doctorate from an accredited college or university and admission to the Kansas Bar. Membership in the Kansas Bar Association is preferred. July Bar Exam takers are encouraged to apply. Must exercise independent judgement, good organizational decision-making skills. Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and must have the ability to interpret laws, regulations, local codes and legal documents. The position requires that the employee have no felony convictions and no misdemeanor convictions for crimes involving moral turpitude or dishonesty. Submission to a background check is a requirement of this position. Depending on experience, pay range is $55,000 up to $90,000 plus benefits.

Submit a cover letter, resume and references via email to M. Levi Morris, Barton County Attorney, at levi.morris@bartoncounty.net

Position will remain open until filled.


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.