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

March 12, 2020

Asphalt Road Foreman

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

As the Lyon County Asphalt Road Foreman, you will be responsible for the supervising, daily planning and inspecting the work of 5+ employees engaged in the construction, maintenance and repair of asphalt roads in Lyon County.   Must be self-motivated, safety minded, able to effectively and efficiently perform required duties without constant supervision and capable of operating equipment associated with maintenance of asphalt road.  Must be willing and capable of working in extreme weather conditions.  The Asphalt Road Foreman position requires a high level of problem solving, decision making, supervisory and people skills to effectively and efficiently maintain a high level of Lyon County’s infrastructure.  Other duties as assigned.  This is a Non-exempt position with a solid base pay of $19.00/Hr.  Additional pay dependent on experience and qualifications.

 Why work for us?:

Benefits including, paid time off (accounts credited at 10 hours vacation, 8 hours sick per month worked and holidays), KPERS retirement, KPERS 457 plan, vendor discounts, health, dental and vision insurance, work hours from 6:30am to 3:30pm, home most nights and weekends, paid training, and much more! We equip and promote exceptional employees!

 PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Mechanical background desirable.
  • 2 years experience in asphalt roads construction and/or maintenance desirable.
  • 2 years experience in chip sealing operations desirable.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years progressive experience in public works maintenance, construction and repair projects required. Equivalent experience may be accepted.
  • Experience and knowledge of proper techniques used to construct, repair and maintain, including spreading, rolling, compacting and patching asphalt surfaces.
  • Must be capable of training and motivating employees to perform effectively and efficiently.
  • Must possess, or obtain within 90 days, a Class A Kansas Commercial Driver’s License. Will train or assist in licensing.
  • Must pass a background check, a pre-employment physical, a 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.

Asphalt Road Foreman

LYON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, COUNTY COUNSEL AND FAIRGROUNDS is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to perform various clerical, computer, administrative service duties and other obligations as directed by the Board of County Commissioners. This position reports to the County Commission, or BOCC Designee. The position is responsible for performing administrative and secretarial duties in support of the offices of the Board of County Commissioners; the County Counselor, and County Fairgrounds Manager. This person is responsible for the Board of County Commission areas, the Lyon County Fairgrounds and provides routine clerical and secretarial assistance, including appointments, correspondence, contracts and filing for the departments. The Administrative Assistant’s salary starts at $15.00 per hour and is classified as full-time non-exempt, with excellent County benefits. 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.

Administrative Assistant

Lyon County Emergency Communications Center (LCECC) is recruiting career minded individuals to join our staff as a Communications Officer, starting at $15.39/hour.  Upon successful completion of training and testing, LCECC incentive schedule increases staff wages to $16.40.   This is a Non-Exempt Position.

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 2020 Benefits

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

As a Lyon County General Laborer, you will be responsible for performing a variety of semi-skilled manual tasks and operating selected types of light equipment involved in highway maintenance activities. Solid base pay, starting at $12.00 and EXCELLENT benefits including, Health, Dental, Vision, PTO (accounts credited at 10 hours of vacation and 8 hours of sick per month worked), Vendor Discounts, Training, Longevity Increases, KPERS Retirement and much more! We equip and promote exceptional employees!

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Knowledge of relevant equipment, machines and tools, including their uses, repair and maintenance is desired.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Must possess a Kansas Driver’s License and must pass a background check, a pre-employment physical, a work screen that measures various physical abilities and drug screening.
• High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required.
• Must be able to receive, interpret, and follow verbal and written instructions. Required to read, write and speak English fluently, with the ability to speak a foreign language helpful.

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. Position opened until filled.
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.

General Laborer

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 $13.66 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) pass psychological testing; 6) be free of any physical or mental condition which adversely affects the ability to perform the essential functions of a food preparer under the umbrella of law enforcement; 7) be at least 21 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

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.