Current Job Openings
Licensed Social Worker (Full Time) – Barton County is accepting applications for a full-time Social Worker for the Health Department until the position is filled. This full-time position requires a thorough knowledge of Social Work, psychology, and public health. It includes visiting clients in their homes to evaluate the social needs of the individuals and of the family unit. This person must be able to integrate the theory of Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity into the daily interactions with the population served. This person must also possess the ability to seek resources for our clients as well as serve as a resource for staff to assist clients in need. Must be willing to initiate Program development as well as Program evaluations on the needs of the Barton County Population. This person must possess vast knowledge of the life span with in-depth knowledge on preconception, prenatal, and postpartum health. This person must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills. Quality Improvement practices will be embedded in the everyday workload. Requires a Bachelors’ degree in Social Work with working knowledge of pregnancy and the family unit. Must carry a current Bachelor of Social Work license or higher to practice in the State of Kansas. Must have valid KS driver's license. Successful applicant must pass drug screen and physical assessment. Full Job Description: Licensed Social Worker
PAYROLL CLERK / RECEPTIONIST - Barton County is accepting applications for a full time Payroll Clerk / Receptionist for the Operations Department until the position is filled. This position is responsible for processing bi-weekly payroll and performing general clerical duties including answering incoming phone calls, greeting citizens, vendors and guests. This position requires confidentiality, organizational skills, and working under deadlines. Excellent computer skills are required and must be able to work independently. High School Diploma or GED required. Prior payroll experience preferred. Full job description: Payroll Clerk / Receptionist
REAL ESTATE DATA COLLECTOR - Barton County is accepting applications for a full time Real Estate Data Collector for the Appraiser’s Office until the position is filled. This position is responsible for performing technical work in measuring, classifying, gathering data, recording, sketching, and calculating various types of real estate. High School Diploma or GED required. Prior experience in drafting or data collection work in real estate or construction is preferred. Requires successful completion of education courses offered by the Kansas Division of Property Valuation after hire. Must possess valid Kansas driver's license and successfully pass drug screen. Full job description: Real Estate Data Collector
CHILD CARE LICENSING SURVEYOR (Full Time) – Barton County is accepting applications for a full-time Child Care Licensing Surveyor for the Health Department until the position is filled. Working in a multi-county area, this person requires a thorough knowledge (learned) of the regulations regarding childcare, both for licensing and registration. This person will travel to various childcare facilities in multiple counties to evaluate the site, records, policies, etc. This person will keep records on each facility and send to KDHE for recommendations. Quality Improvement practices will be embedded in the everyday workload. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development, Nursing, Elementary Education, Human Development, Social Work, Childcare or a related field. Must have valid KS driver's license. Successful applicant must pass drug screen and physical assessment. Full Job Description: Child Care Licensing - Full Time
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS I - Barton County is accepting applications for a Communications Officer I for the Communications / 911 Department until the position is filled. Operates dispatch radios, computers, 911 and administrative phone lines, the telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD), and receives and dispatches messages, a portion of which will be of an emergency nature. High School diploma or GED required as well as NCIC certification (within six months of hire) and Emergency Medical Dispatch and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR certifications (within first year of hire). Must work shifts, pass security background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment as well as hold a valid Kansas driver's license. Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply. Full Job Description: Communications Officer I
NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR / SERVICE TECHNICIAN - Barton County is accepting applications for the position of Network Administrator / Service Technician until filled. The person in this position must have the knowledge and experience to effectively manage the County’s network, servers, workstations, printers and various other devices attached to the network. This person will help manage the County’s Microsoft 365 portal and all security and backup software and services. In addition, they will service and maintain access control and surveillance systems. A two-year certificate or four-year degree in a computer related field is required. Successful applicant must pass drug screen and physical assessment. Full Job Description: Network Administrator / Service Technician
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR / APPLICATOR I - Barton County is accepting applications for the Equipment Operator / Applicator I position for the County Works Department until filled. Road and Bridge – September thru February – operates construction and maintenance equipment and performs related tasks. Noxious Weed – March thru August – Applies chemical herbicides to control noxious weeds and other related tasks. High School Diploma / GED, one year trade school or documented experience. Prefer agricultural background. Current Class A / CDL required. Within six months must hold commercial applicator license. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment. Full job description: Equipment Operator/Applicator
DEPUTY - Barton County is accepting applications for a Road Deputy for the Sheriff's Office until the position is filled. The person in this position patrols Barton County, enforcing the law and protecting life and property, ensures compliance with traffic regulates, investigates crime scenes and traffic accident sites. Protects prisoners as needed, investigates and apprehends persons charged by warrant or subpoena, serves civil papers. High School diploma or GED. Must successfully complete the Law Enforcement Training Center within first year of employment and annual re-certification. Prefer one (1) year law enforcement experiences. Deputies work shifts, must have no felony or Class A misdemeanor convictions and a valid Kansas driver's license. The successful applicant must pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment. Full job description: Deputy
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
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
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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.