Job Openings

Lyon County, Kansas

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We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Openings

September 26, 2019

LYON COUNTY FACILITIES MAINTENANCE is seeking a full-time Maintenance Technician II position. This position starts at 15.39 and has full-time County benefits.  All applicants will be required to have three (3) years of general mechanical maintenance experience with plumbing and electrical.  The commercial level is preferred.  Three years of experience of boiler, chiller, and cooling tower operation preferred.  Prior commercial heating and air conditioning experience preferred. Must possess a Kansas Commercial Driver’s License and pass drug/physical tests.  High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required.  Serious applicants only need apply.

Applications may be obtained online at www.lyoncounty.org or at the Human Resources Dept. in the Lyon County Courthouse.  Applications may be picked up at the Lyon County Courthouse, 430 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801 or online at either www.lyoncounty.org or www.HREpartners.com.

 

LYON COUNTY EOE|WOMEN|DISABLED|VETERAN|MINORITY

E.O.E. – LYON COUNTY strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.

 

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.

Maintenance Technician II

Lyon County Highway Department Truck Driver

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Come explore the endless opportunities in an environment where we support you and your professional success.

As a Lyon County Truck Driver, you will assist the construction, maintenance and repair of paved and gravel roads. Hauling of multiple types of materials.  Must be willing and capable of working in extreme weather conditions and is labor intensive.  Must be safety minded.  This position will involve occasionally responding to call-outs (potentially at all hours) during nights and weekends.   Other duties as assigned.  Non-exempt position with a solid base pay $13.00/hr and benefits including, paid time off (accounts credited at 10 hours vacation and 8 hours sick per month worked), vendor discounts, health, dental and vision insurance and much more! We equip and promote exceptional employees!

 PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in road construction desired.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, machines and tools, including their uses, repair and maintenance is desired.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must possess Class B (Class A a plus) CDL Kansas Driver’s License and must pass a background check, pre-employment physical, work screen that measures various physical abilities and drug screening. 
  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required.

Serious applicants only need apply.    Position open until filled.

Application and job description may be obtained at the Human Resources Department or online at HRePartners.com or at www.lyoncounty.org.    

Lyon County EOE | Women | Minorities | Disabled | Veteran

E.O.E. – LYON COUNTY strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our position openings.

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 an employee assigned to this job.

Lyon County Truck Driver

LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE has Openings for Food Preparer (i.e. Cook) Positions:

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for full-time non-exempt Food Preparer position with overtime paid. Starting pay of $11.66 per hour, or determined by the Sheriff with prior experience.  This position involves the preparation of food for inmates according to a schedule, and the cleaning and sanitizing activities of the kitchen.

Requirements:  You must: 1) be a United States citizen; 2) have no felony convictions of any kind; and no conviction of certain misdemeanors, including domestic violence; 3) be a high school graduate, or the equivalent thereof; 4) be of good moral character; 5) be at least 18 years of age.

 Preferred qualifications: Prior Food preparer experience and working toward an Associate Degree in culinary arts.

 Applicants must fully complete a truthful application.  Complete polygraph testing, pass background screening, pass physical test screenings, and alcohol and drug testing.

 This position will remain open until filled.

Application and complete job description may be obtained at the HR Department at the Lyon County Courthouse, 430 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801 or online at www.lyoncounty.org .  E.O.E. – LYON COUNTY strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.

Lyon County EOE | Women | Minorities | Disabled | Veteran

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.

Food Preparer

 

LYON COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT is hiring a seasonal temporary part-time person as a laborer for $12.00/hour.  This is a non-exempt position and involves 40-42.5 hours per week, labor intensive and works in all climates.  Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license and pass drug/physical tests.  Serious applicants only need apply.  Applications may be obtained on line at www.lyoncounty.org or at the Human Resources Department in the Lyon County Courthouse.  E.O.E.

Temporary Part-Time Laborer

THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

 Has a Full-Time opening for a Sheriff Deputy. This is a non-exempt, 40 hour per week position that starts at $18.18 per hour with Full County Benefits! Deputies will assist in all aspects of the operations of the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office; including all duties of jail operations, service of the process of the courts, criminal and traffic law enforcement and any other tasks assigned by their supervisor to promote the public’s safety.  Appointment of this position requires successful completion of pre-employment background, oral interview, Polygraph, background investigation, and interview with Command Staff. If successful a conditional offer of Employment followed by Job Fitness Physical, Psychological Testing,  Physical Exam, Drug and Alcohol screen. 

Sheriff Deputy

Application and complete job description may be obtained at the HR Department at the Lyon County Courthouse,

430 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801 or online at www.lyoncounty.org .   

Lyon County EOE | Women | Minorities | Disabled | Veteran

LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE has an opening for Detention Officer:
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for full-time non-exempt Detention Officer Positions with overtime paid. Starting Pay $16.60 or determined by the Sheriff with prior experience.
The detention officer position works in the Correctional Institution environment, where security is always a priority and there is regular contact with inmates and inmate trustees. It does require regular entry into the secure areas of the jail. Appointment of this position requires successful completion of pre-employment background, physical and polygraph examinations and participates in the random drug and alcohol screening program. This position allows you to learn our inventory and systems and helps qualify you for advancement. You will work with a team to ensure that all daily, weekly and monthly goals are met. Solid base pay and benefits including, paid time off (accounts credited at 10 hours vacation and 8 hours sick per month worked), vendor discounts, health, dental and vision insurance and much more! We equip and promote exceptional Detention Officers!

This position will remain open until filled.

Application and complete job description may be obtained at the HR Department at the Lyon County Courthouse, 430 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801 or online at www.lyoncounty.org . E.O.E. – LYON COUNTY strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.
Lyon County EOE | Women | Minorities | Disabled | Veteran
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.

Detention Officer

Lyon County Highway Department laborer

APPLY TODAY

Come explore the endless opportunities in an environment where we support you and your professional success.

As a Lyon County laborer on the asphalt crew, you will assist the construction, maintenance and repair of asphalt roads.  Must be willing and capable of working in extreme weather conditions and is labor intensive. Will assist with flagging of traffic in construction zones and will be required to complete KDOT flagger program.  Must be safety minded.  This position will involve occasionally responding to call-outs (potentially at all hours) during nights and weekends.   Other duties as assigned.  Non-exempt position with a solid base pay $12.00/hr and benefits including, paid time off (accounts credited at 10 hours vacation and 8 hours sick per month worked), vendor discounts, health, dental and vision insurance and much more! We equip and promote exceptional employees!

 PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in road construction desired.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, machines and tools, including their uses, repair and maintenance is desired.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must possess Class C (CDL a plus) Kansas Driver’s License and must pass a background check, pre-employment physical, work screen that measures various physical abilities and drug screening.
  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required.

Serious applicants only need apply.    Position open until filled.

Application and job description may be obtained at the Human Resources Department or online at HRePartners.com or at www.lyoncounty.org.    

Lyon County EOE | Women | Minorities | Disabled | Veteran

E.O.E. – LYON COUNTY strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our position openings.

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.

Highway Department Laborer

Lyon County Department on Aging & LCAT

Are seeking Part-Time and On Call (PRN) Bus Drivers.  The LCAT Public Transportation covers various Demand, County and Deviated Fixed Routes for the public.  This position works closely with Management and Dispatch to coordinate, develop and engineer a better customer experience for the public. Requires interaction and communication with the public as well as some interaction with applicable state and federal agencies (KDOT) to provide input from the front line to Management on cost effective programs that meet the needs of residents served by the department. 

This is a part-time non-exempt position responsible for the operation of public transit vehicles.  Work hours are flexible and may range from 15 – 29 hours per week. Occasional Saturday work may be required.

Requires a driving record approved by the agency insuring the public transit vehicles. Must be able to pass a pre-employment KDOT transportation physical examination. Within a reasonable time after hire, employee must acquire a Commercial Kansas Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement, an American Red Cross First Aid / CPR card or equivalent and obtain a certificate of National Safety Defensive Driving Certificate.

Applications may be picked up at the Lyon County Courthouse, 430 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801 or online at www.lyoncounty.org. E.O.E. – LYON COUNTY strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. 

 

LYON COUNTY EOE|WOMEN|DISABLED|VETERAN|MINORITY

 

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.