February 6, 2015

LYON COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT is hiring a truck driver and bridge laborer for full-time employment with full benefits. These positions are labor intensive and works in all climates. Truck driver must possess appropriate Kansas Commercial Driver’s License. Bridge laborer must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. Each must pass drug/physical tests. Serious applicants only need apply. Applications may be obtained on line at or at the Human Resources Dept. in the Lyon County Courthouse. E.O.E.

Truck Driver

Bridge Laborer


Director of Community Corrections — This is an exempt position. The Community Corrections Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Fifth Judicial District Community Corrections’ programs. This position manages both community corrections adult officers and juvenile officers in a manner that enhances the public safety of our communities and provides cost effective, research-based services and programs that meet the correctional needs of offenders served by the department. The position requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in behavioral science, counseling, criminal justice, psychology, social work, sociology, public administration, or a closely related field, in addition to supervisory experience. Preferred applicants would have a Master’s degree in one of the areas outlined above with three to five years of relevant work experience, grant writing and supervisory experience. Foreign language mastery, in addition to English, is also a plus. This position requires a Class C driver’s license.
Applications may be picked up at the Lyon County Courthouse, 430 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801 or online at All resumes and applications must be submitted to Lyon County Human Resources by 5:00 PM on February 23, 2015. E.O.E.
Disclaimer: The above information on this announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employee assigned to this job.

Director of Community Corrections

Intensive Supervision Officer



Lyon County Communications Operator

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office has an opening for a full-time Communications Operator. This is a non-exempt position with full benefits. Starting pay is $13.20 per hour.
The shift assignment for this opening is subject to departmental needs and requires working some weekends and holidays.
We are looking for a person able to communicate well, both verbally and in writing, who can deal successfully in a high-stress environment of the communication center.
Appointment to this position requires a completed application, successful completion of pre-employment background, physical, and polygraph examinations, and participation in the department’s random drug and alcohol screening program.
Applications may be obtained at the Human Resource Department at the Lyon County Courthouse, Emporia, Kansas, or on line at www.lyoncounty,org . E.O.E.
Applications for this position will be taken until position is filled.

Communications Operator

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