Job Openings

Lyon County, Kansas

Application Forms

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

Lyon County, Kansas prefers Kansas Work Ready certificates. Candidates can attain this at their local Kansas Works office.

Veterans Preference Application

Background Check Authorization Form– if applying for a public safety position, this form must be filled out and turned in with employment application. See link below to download Adobe Reader.

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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

August 3, 2020

LYON COUNTY CLERK’s OFFICE is seeking a full-time Administrative Clerk II to perform various clerical, computer, administrative service duties and other obligations as directed by the County Clerk. This position’s salary starts at $15.00 per hour and is classified as non-exempt. The individual must possess a Kansas Commercial Driver’s License and pass background, work screen drug and physical tests. High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required. 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
Disclaimer: The above information 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 employees assigned to this job.

CLERK II

Lyon County Department on Noxious Weeds and Hazardous Waste— is seeking a Hazardous Waste Technician.  This is a full time, non-exempt position with full time benefits.  Salary is D. O. E.  Persons in this position perform a range of duties that include receiving and storing all hazardous waste chemicals and materials, segregating and bulking hazardous waste, sorting e-waste, operating all necessary equipment in the disposal of hazardous waste, etc. for 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.

 

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.

Hazardous Waste Technician

Intensive Supervision Officer — Position requires a four- year degree from an accredited college or university. Applicants must have good written and oral communication skills along with a minimum of two years’ work experience. Experience does not have to be in the field of corrections. This position requires a Class C driver’s license. Applications may be found online at www.lyoncounty.org. Email application to (jhuffman@lyoncounty.org), fax (620-341-3252) or mail (430 Commercial Street, Emporia, KS 66801) All resumes and applications must be submitted to Lyon County Human Resources E.O.E.

JOBDES Intensive Supervision Officer

THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE – has a Full-Time opening for a Food Preparer in the Detention Center. This is a non-exempt, 40 hour per week position with Grade 3 competitive pay (D.O.E.), starting at $13.66 per hour with Full County Benefits!  The cook position works in the Correctional Institution environment, where security is always a priority and there is regular contact with inmate trustees.  It does require regular entry into the secure areas of the Detention Center.  Appointment of this position requires successful completion of pre-employment background, physical, drug screen, work screen 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.   Lyon County EOE | Women | Minorities | Disabled | Veteran

Food Preparation Worker

 

LYON COUNTY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS is seeking a seasonal Public Health Call Taker to assist with the operations and support staff. This position’s salary starts at $12.00 per hour, and is non-exempt. Must possess a Kansas Commercial Driver’s License and pass background, work screen and drug/physical tests. High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required. 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

Disclaimer: The above information 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 employees assigned to this job.

Public Health Call Taker

Transport Driver

Part-time, on call, not-exempt positions with no benefits, must be 21+ years old. This position is responsible for transporting your and adult both in secure and non-secure custody to designated placements. Applications accepted until positions filled. Applications available online www.lyoncounty.org or Lyon County HR Department, 1st floor, Lyon County Courthouse.

JOBDES Transport Driver

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 LCAT

Is 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.