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

February 12 , 2019

 

 

 

Lyon County Highway Department Equipment Operator  I

Location:  Northeast Corner of Lyon County (Grading Roads)

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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 Northeast corner of Lyon County.  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, drug screening and work screen that measures various physical abilities.
  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required.

        Equipment Operator

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.

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 Emergency Communications Center

Communications Officer

Starting at $15.39/hour, with benefits —Full?Time

Summary of Position:

Successful applicants will have strong keyboarding skills, outstanding interpersonal

and judgment skills, and the ability to multi?task during intense situations and high

volume workloads. Incumbents are responsible for answering emergency and nonemergency

requests for service and directing appropriate and timely resources. Responsibilities include

prioritizing calls, tracking unit statuses, and dispatching emergency personal to calls for service.

After a required 4?hour observation period at LCECC to familiarize the applicant with

Our work environment and duties, applicants who meet the minimum qualifications

will be invited to complete our computerized testing. Candidates who successfully

complete the computer test (70% passing) will be invited to interview.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 Years of Age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Computer Use Competency
  • Public Safety Experience preferred, but not required
  • Bilingual preferred, but not required

 

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled

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Ranking and Selection:

The ranking and selection of applicants to proceed in the process for our 911 Center includes:

experience, education, completion of applications steps, and meeting minimum

qualifications of the position. The initial selection process includes the following steps:

application review, criminal history inquiry, computer testing, and in?person interview. The

final selection process following interviews includes: an extensive background investigation,

polygraph testing. After successful completion of the final selection process, a conditional offer

may be issued prior to physical testing and a drug screening before a final offer of employment.

 Communications Officer

For More Informa?on

Contact Director Roxy VanGundy at rvangundy@lcecc.org

Lyon County, Kansas is seeking a CUSTODIAN with a full-time benefits package. Hours will be from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00p.m. Monday through Friday. Prior custodial and floor equipment experience preferred, but will train. High school diploma or GED required. Starting pay is $11.75/hr. Application and complete job description may be obtained at the Lyon County Courthouse, 430 Commercial, Emporia, KS or online at www.lyoncounty.org. E.O.E.

Custodian

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.