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PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR - Barton County, Kansas, is accepting applications for Public Works Director until position is filled. The Public Works Director manages the resources and personnel in the Road and Bridge, Noxious Weed Departments as well as at the County-owned Memorial Parks. Work involves the maintenance and construction of County infrastructure, staff supervision, fleet and asset control, budget management. Minimum five years practical experience in administrative and / or supervisory work in engineering, public works or equivalent field. Four year degree in related field preferred. Starting salary $60,000/year, depending upon qualifications. Residency, valid Kansas driver’s license, pass drug screen and physical capacity testing is required. Submit application, and detailed resume to Barton County Operations. Full job description: Public Works Director


WIC PEER COUNSELOR – Health Department - Barton County accepting applications for part-time Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor for Health Department until position is filled. Works Tuesdays only. Provides basic breastfeeding information and support to WIC mothers. Must have successfully breastfed at least one infant for 6 months, enthusiastic about breastfeeding, used \ uses WIC services, completes required training. Applicants required to pass drug test and physical assessment screening. Full job description: WIC Peer Counselor


ON-CALL WORKER – Contractual positions open for grant-funded Barton County \ Juvenile Intake and Assessment. Seeking individuals with ability to respond to local law enforcement centers and juvenile placement facilities. Administers state testing instruments, makes appropriate referrals. Excellent written, oral communications. Conflict resolution skills essential. Must be a minimum of 21 years of age, HS Diploma or GED, possess valid Kansas DL, successfully complete JIAS training, pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug test. Full job description: On Call Worker


DETENTION OFFICER – Barton County is accepting applications for Detention Officer for the Sheriff’s Office until position is filled. Provides for the safe keeping of prisoners in the custody of the Sheriff, overseeing confinement to include mealtime, activities and transports. Works shifts, must have no felony convictions and valid KS driver’s license. Successful applicants must pass pre-employment drug screen, physical assessment. Full job description: Detention Officer


CASE MANAGER - IMMEDIATE INTERVENTION / INTAKE – Barton County and 20th Judicial District Juvenile Services are accepting applications until position is filled. In addition to administering Intake and Assessments during the business day, this Case Manager will provide supervision for juvenile offenders on diversion through the County Attorney’s Offices in Barton, Ellsworth, Rice, Russell and Stafford Counties. Assesses youth and families utilizing the 20th Judicial District Juveniles Services (MASYI) database. Maintaining statistics and case history records. A four-year college degree with preference given to the behavior sciences, criminal justice, social work, psychology, sociology, or other related fields is preferred. Experience in related field may compensate for education. Valid Kansas driver’s license with no excessive traffic violations required. Criminal background check required prior to hiring and successful pass of pre-employment drug screen, physical assessment. Full job description:  Case Manager-Immediate Intervention/Intake


EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I – Barton County is accepting applications for Road and Bridge Department until filled. Operates heavy equipment, hauls materials, removes snow, etc. Work includes asphalt operations, road maintenance / construction and other duties. Prefer 2yrs construction, maintenance or ag equip experience. Requires Class B CDL. Must pass drug screen, physical assessment. Full job description: Equipment Operator



Download Application: Barton County Job Application

Return the completed application to the Human Resources Office -

  by mail to: 1400 Main St, Room 107, Great Bend, KS 67530

  or email to: dwatson@bartoncounty.org.


For questions please call (620) 793-1800.


All positions are open until filled.


Barton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provides Reasonable Accommodation.

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Barton County1400 Main Street, Room 107Great Bend, KS  67530

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