Job Openings

Lyon County, Kansas

Application Forms

Employment Application – form must be printed out and delivered to the HR Department. [PDF] • [E-Form]

Veterans Preference Application

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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

October 17, 2018

 

 

 

Lyon County Emergency Communications Center (LCECC) is recruiting career minded individuals to join our staff as a Communications Officer, starting at $15.39/hour. Come be part of our team! Being a 911 Emergency Communications Officer is an exciting career which allows you to contribute to the well-being of your community. You will have the potential to impact someone’s life. Every. Single. Day. We serve the highly respected Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Emporia Fire Department, Lyon County/Emporia EMS, six rural fire departments and other Lyon County agencies, which use state of the art equipment and modern tactical response techniques. We have both advancement and expansion opportunities for those who have the desire to excel with our training, full time benefits and shift schedule. Driver’s License and High School Diploma or GED required. Aggressive pay incentives exist for this position with training and initiative. Lyon County offers a complete benefits package including health insurance, uniforms, earned vacation and sick time, and much more.
LCECC operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, weekends and holidays included. All employees may work nights, weekends, holidays, and/or varied shifts.
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.
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.

Full Job Description Available at the Lyon County Website
http://www.lyoncounty.org
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.

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.

Communications Officer

Lyon County Department on Noxious Weeds and Hazardous Waste— This is a full time, non-exempt position which interacts with and provides general administrative support and assistance to all divisions in the Department on Noxious Weeds and Hazardous Waste.   Salary is D. O. E.  Persons in this position perform a range of duties that include secretarial, bookkeeping, and administrative duties for both the noxious weed department and the household hazardous waste department.

  Must have the ability to receive, interpret and follow verbal and written instructions. Required to read, write and speak English fluently. Foreign language mastery, in addition to English, is also desirable.  The position requires a Class C Driver’s License and High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent.

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. 

Noxious Weeds/Hazard Waste Secretary

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.

 

 

 

 

Lyon County Highway Department Equipment Operator  I

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As a Lyon County Equipment Operator I for the road crew, you will maintain and repair gravel and earth roads in the Reading area.  You will operate a road grader and numerous types of construction equipment and vehicles and be responsible for the proper care, inspections and pre-operation maintenance of the equipment. This position will involve occasionally responding to call-outs potentially at all hours during nights and weekends.   Must be willing and capable of working in extreme weather conditions.  The equipment operator I position requires a moderate level of problem solving, decision making, and people skills to effectively and efficiently maintain and address multiple equipment and roadway concerns.  Other duties as assigned.  Non-exempt position with a solid base pay $15.00/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:

  • One year of satisfactory operation of road and construction equipment desired.
  • Additional equipment operation training or education such as technical or vocational school degree desirable. Equivalent combination of training and/or experience for heavy equipment operation accepted.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, machines and tools, including their uses, repair and maintenance is desired.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must possess a Class B (Class A preferred) Kansas Commercial Driver’s License and must pass a background check, pre-employment physical, and 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.    

Equipment Operator 1

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.

 

Lyon County Area Transit is seeking a Social Media Intern — This is an unpaid internship cooperative learning position.  This position is responsible for learning and performing many social media optimization entities for the LCAT department.  This position coordinates, with the management of Lyon County Area Transit program to deliver to the website and social media platforms the most accurate and timely information to best serve the public.  May require interaction and communication with community civic and social organizations and applicable state and federal agencies (i.e. KDOT) to help management provide information to the public, etc.

Must have the ability to receive, interpret and follow verbal and written instructions. Required to read, write and speak English fluently. Foreign language mastery, in addition to English, is also desirable. The position requires a Class C Driver’s License and High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent.

Applications may be picked up at the Lyon County Courthouse, 430 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801 or online at www.lyoncounty.org. Applicants must submit application to Lyon County Human Resources by 5:00 PM on AUGUST 15, 2018. E.O.E. – LYON COUNTY strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.

Social Media Intern

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.

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 $14.60 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

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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.