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

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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

January 17, 2020

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

LYON COUNTY COURT TRUSTEE – is seeking a Legal Secretary. This position provides the secretarial duties in support of the office of Assistant County Counselor, Court Trustee. The employee shall assist in receiving and screening calls, interacting with the general public, and in physically preparing all documents required for the functioning of the office of the Assistant County Counselor and Court Trustee.  This position is responsible for performing a variety of legal secretarial duties.  Legal experience is preferred!

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple, competing priorities in an effective manner
  • Ability to prioritize workload in order to meet deadlines
  • Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm

LYON COUNTY offers a great work environment and also a competitive compensation (i.e. $13.60+ per hour DOE) commensurate with experience. Full Job Description and application are available at Lyon County Courthouse, 430 Commercial, Emporia, KS 66801 E.O.E. – LYON COUNTY strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.

Legal Secretary

 

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.