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

October 21, 2020

Lyon County Emergency Communications Center (LCECC) is recruiting career minded individuals to join our staff as a Communications Officer, starting at $15.40/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 Police Department, 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.

Employment of this position requires successful completion of pre-employment background, physical, 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.

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.

Communication Officer

Lyon County has an opening for a full time CUSTODIAN with full benefits. Hours will be from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00p.m. 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.

CUSTODIAL JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-Time On Call Juvenile Intake Position
This is a non-exempt position. The purpose of this position is to respond to juvenile offender cases and Child in Need of Care situations identified by local law enforcement and provide services for the state mandated Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center, under the direction of the Kansas Department of Corrections-Juvenile Services. There are no leave or health benefits with this position. Every third week; as per rotation: Carry on-call phone and respond to after hour calls from law enforcement between the hours of Monday 5pm to the following Monday 8am (including 8am to 5pm on national holidays). Serve as back-up to other part time intake workers when necessary.
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.

Part-Time Juvenile Intake Officer

TRUCK DRIVER – LYON COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

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

As a Lyon County Truck Driver, you will assist the construction, maintenance and repair of paved and gravel roads. Hauling of multiple types of materials. Must be willing and capable of working in extreme weather conditions and is labor intensive. 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 $13.00/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 B (Class A a plus) CDL 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 an employee assigned to this job.

Truck Driver

LYON COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT LABORER

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

As a Lyon County laborer, you will assist the construction, maintenance and repair of roads and bridges. Must be safety minded willing and capable of working in extreme weather conditions and is labor intensive. 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.

Laborer

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

 

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.