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Current Job Openings

Front Office Receptionist / Clerk - Barton County is accepting applications for a Front Office Receptionist / Clerk for the Health Department until the position is filled. Greets and assists clients, enters / updates data; distributes forms; answers phone, relaying messages, routing calls; schedules appointments; checks immunization records. High School Diploma/ GED, one year clerical, receptionist experience. Must have valid Kansas Driver’s License. Successful applicants must pass pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment. Full Job Description: Front Office Receptionist/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. Full job description: Detention Officer


GENERAL LEDGER \ REAL ESTATE CLERK – Barton County is accepting applications for the County Clerk’s Office until the position is filled. Reviews and balances general ledger transactions detail; receives and records deeds and other instruments of record, maintains current name and address information for real estate tax statements and real estate permanent record books; reconciles Petty Cash bank account; issues fish and game licenses and park permits, prepares Homestead Tax refunds; answers telephone inquiries; assists with mailroom operations, prepares “Bonded Indebtedness” report for state abstract. Must assist with all election duties. Post-Secondary Education/Degree/Certification in secretarial, accounting, business or equivalent, plus three years office experience required. Full job description: General Ledger Real Estate Clerk


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


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.