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Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Must be at least 16 years of age. Positions are placed at a variety of locations. Concession Cashiers, under Manager’s direction, sell product at Bettis Sports Complex, Girls Softball Complex, Dornwood, Rueger and Shawnee North. Mini-Train, Carousel, and Adventure Cove Cashiers will sell tickets and product to patrons at each amenity site. Must be able to use a computer, count change, demonstrate customer service, follow KDHE licensing health codes and complete daily duties as assigned. Must be available to work a wide range of schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays. March-October $7.25-9.00 Spring/Fall- hours and days vary Concessions-hours and days based upon game schedules
Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Concessions Cashiers: Must be at least 16 years of age. Under general direction, cashier performs work of routine difficulty in directing and controlling the internal concession operation of all aquatic facilities. Staff will handle customer service in a professional manner. All concession staff will be required to take part in all training sessions before the season opens. April – September $7.25 - $10.00 Operation hours: 12-8pm, Hours/Days Vary
Posted: 2/1/2019
Closes: 12/31/2019
Lifeguard Must be at least 16 years of age, acquire Lifeguard certification prior to working. Under direction, performs work of moderate difficulty in the lifeguarding duties at the aquatics facility. Performs related work duties as required. Swim Lesson Instructor Must be at least 16 years of age, current Lifeguard, and Swim Lesson Instruction class. Under less general direction, performs work of moderate difficulty in instructing lessons and lifeguarding. Performs related work duties as required. Management Must be at least 16 years of age. Under general direction, performs work of considerable difficulty in directing, scheduling, cash reports and internal operations of the aquatic facilities. Performs related work duties as required. April – September $8.00 - $12.00 Operation hours: Oakland and Hillcrest Pools 12-5pm, Midwest, Blaisdell, Shawnee North- 12pm-7 Hours/Days Vary
Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Campground Attendants: Must be at least 18 years of age. Will be responsible for registering campers at the campground in person and over the phone, informing campers of availability of sites, giving campsite information. Other duties as assigned. Campground Security: Campground Security will be responsible for enforcing campground rules and regulations, and other duties as assigned. Informs Park Police of any problems at the campground. Other duties as assigned. March through September - $8.00 to $12.00/hr Hours/Days vary on reservations at the campground.
Posted: 2/8/2019
Open Until Filled
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Development, Elementary Education, Nursing, Public Health or equivalent degree. Other similar degrees may be acceptable with course work in human/child development, including education and psychology. One (1) year of supervisory experience. Valid Driver’s License and able to operate County-owned vehicle (HR2013-2). SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Required to lift thirty (30) pounds. Required to complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) 700 and Incident Command System (ICS) 100 200 within six (6) months of employment.
Posted: 9/7/2018
Open Until Filled
Minimum Requirements. H.S. Diploma or GED. Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment. No felony convictions or diversions. No misdemeanor convictions or diversions related to domestic violence. Must be a U.S. citizen. Valid Drivers License, driving record and able to operate a County-owned vehicle (HR 2005-7).
Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Must be at least 18 yrs of age. Civitan Day Camp employee must be familiar with and have experience in working with persons with disabilities. The employee will assist participant(s) with behavioral, physical, and/or mental skills, as necessary, to enable their success in the program. Civitan Day Camp employee must demonstrate patience with persons who have difficulty maintaining proper social behavior, have a High School Diploma/GED, and First Aid/CPR certification preferred. May – September $8.50 - $12.00 Camp Hours: 7:30-5:30PM hours vary by location Monday-Friday
Posted: 9/7/2018
Open Until Filled
Sheriff's Office-Communications Center--35 wpm required. Typing test must be completed at the Topeka Workforce Center by appointment (call 235-5627 to schedule) before application will be forwarded to hiring department or you will be disqualified from the hiring process. This position receives requests for services of a public safety nature (incl. fire, medical emergency and law enforcement) and relays them to the appropriate agencies for response. Required to work some holidays, weekends and hours other than regular daytime schedule, and work a rotating day off schedule. Requires HS Diploma/Ged. No felony convictions. Go to www.snco.us/jobs to read a complete Job Posting and to apply.
Posted: 2/15/2019
Open Until Filled
Amenities Concession/Admission Management Must be at least 16 years of age. Positions are placed at a variety of locations. Managers, under general direction, oversee daily operations at the Bettis Family Sports Complex, Girls Softball Complex, Dornwood, Rueger, Shawnee North, Mini-Train, Carousel, and/or Adventure Cove. Must be able to schedule and direct staff, complete cash reports, demonstrate customer service, follow KDHE licensing heath codes, monitor inventory and order product , problem solve and complete daily duties as assigned. Must be available to work a wide range of schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays. March-October $9.00-$12.00 Amenities Spring/Fall- hours and days vary Concessions-hours and days based upon game schedules
Posted: 9/7/2018
Open Until Filled
Department of Corrections. This position supervises/controls the activities of adult/juvenile inmates. Requires High School Diploma/Ged. Must be 21. No felony convictions. Valid Driver's License information must be provided on application. Go to www.snco.us/jobs to read a complete job posting and to apply.
Posted: 9/7/2018
Open Until Filled
High School Diploma or GED Certificate. Completion of truck driving school or six (6) months’ experience in driving a truck of at least 64,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. Completion of the Rear-Load Training Program with the Solid Waste Department may be substituted for the Truck Driving School and six (6) months’ experience. Valid Kansas Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with airbrake certification and eligible to operate a County-owned vehicle (HR 2005 7). Driving record that shows: Required to pass a pre employment/periodic CDL physical(s)/drug screen(s) and a review of driving record. Required to lift sixty-five (65) pounds on a routine basis. Required to do heavy and prolonged carrying and lifting. Required to work outside for prolonged periods in any weather conditions and walk 15 to 20 miles per day.
Posted: 9/26/2018
Open Until Filled
Elections Office Intermittent Technical Specialist. Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of non clerical duties. A valid drivers license and reliable personal vehicle are mandatory for this position. Drives an assigned route on election day to monitor polling places, deliver supplies, and assist with voting equipment and questions. Participates in testing of equipment and other election related activities. High School Diploma or GED required.
Posted: 12/3/2018
Open Until Filled
Solid Waste Dept. Intermittent Collector. H.S.Diploma.or.G.E.D. required. Required to lift 65lbs on a routine basis. Required to do heavy and prolonged carrying and lifting, work outside for prolonged periods in any weather conditions and walk 15-20 miles per day. Go to www.snco.us/jobs to read a complete job description and to apply.
Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be able to work in the heat. Grounds Maintenance Maintain park grounds located in Shawnee County. Mow using a riding mower, use a weed eater, pick up trash, and other duties as assigned. Landscape & Horticulture Maintenance Maintain flower beds and landscape in Shawnee County parks. Duties include weeding, planting, using various power equipment, work in the greenhouse. Other duties as assigned. Natural Areas/Forestry Maintenance Assist forestry crew doing groundwork. Operate chainsaw, mower, weed eater, skid steer, use hand tools, drive pickup with trailer. Trail maintenance, prairie and woodland restoration. Golf Course Grounds Maintenance Maintain golf courses ran by Shawnee County. Duties include mowing, weed eating, leaf blowing/pickup, sand trap work, tree trimming, trash removal and other duties as assigned. Open all year round. $8.00 - $12.00
Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Must be at least 21 years of age. Kansas Law Enforcement certified. No criminal convictions. Officers will be involved in monitoring parks, assist in special events, provide education on laws and Shawnee County resolutions, and advise and enforce when needed. Open year round $15.00 - $20.00 Hours/Days vary
Posted: 9/13/2018
Open Until Filled
Intermittent Position. Performs variety of clerical duties which could consist of assisting with cash revenue balancing, entering invoices, data entry of department’s utilities and other fiscal and/or statistical records. Operate computer and other standard office equipment. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (that includes Excel and Word). High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year of clerical experience. Valid Driver’s License and be able to drive county vehicle. Other duties as assigned. Avg. of 30-40 hrs a week not to exceed 1,560 hrs in a calendar year.
Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Must be at least 16 years of age. Locations at Community Centers. Days and hours of work will vary. Wage will vary based on experience. Will assist in recreation programs with activities, registrations, answer phones, and other duties assigned. Open year round. $7.25 - $12.00. Hours/Days vary
Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Must be at least 16 years of age. Supervised by Youth and Adult managers as well as Youth and Adult Seasonal Managers. The applicant will supervise both youth and adult sports programs at various facilities within Shawnee County. Sports Supervisors must be able to work with minimum supervision, interact in a professional and courteous manner with patrons, and act as a lead staff member at SCP+R facilities during various events. Open year round. $7.25 - $12.00. Hours/Days vary based on game schedules
Posted: 9/7/2018
Open Until Filled
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma or GED Certificate. Must be eighteen (18) years of age. Four (4) years’ experience as a heavy equipment mechanic within the past eight (8) years. Two (2) years related vocational training may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. Valid Kansas Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with tanker endorsement and eligible to operate a County-owned vehicle (HR 2005 7). If a valid Kansas Class B CDL is not available, a valid Driver’s License and proof of having passed the Kansas Class B Commercial Driver’s License examination. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Required to pass a pre-employment/periodic CDL physical(s)/drug screen(s) and a review of driving record. Frequently required to lift up to 60 pounds. A valid Kansas Class B Commercial Driver’s License 1 month of hire date (if not available at the time of hire).
Posted: 11/30/2018
Open Until Filled
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Kansas. CPR Certification. Valid Driver’s License and able to operate County-owned vehicle (HR-2013-2). SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Required to lift up to thirty (30) pounds. If CPR Certification has lapsed, will be required to renew their Certification within 120 days of employment. Required to complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) 700 and Incident Command System (ICS) 100 within six (6) months of employment. Required to provide surveillance, care and support to persons in the County in an emergency during business and non-business hours. Required to drive to various County locations during an emergency.
Posted: 9/7/2018
Open Until Filled
Minimum Qualifications: H.S.Diploma.Or.G.E.D. Must have 1 yr experience in the use of tools, materials, equipment used in general construction or agriculture. Valid KS Class B CDL w/tanker endorsement, driving record and able to operate a County vehicle. If no CDL is available, a valid KS Drivers License is required. A valid KS Class B CDL w/tanker endorsement is required w/in 60 days of hire date (if not available at time of hire). Required to lift/carry 50 lbs and work additional hours (mandatory OT) and/or may be called to work based upon the immediate needs of the department, in a proven emergency situation, or as determined by appointing authority. View complete description and apply online at www.snco.us/jobs.
Posted: 9/7/2018
Open Until Filled
You must provide high school diploma information as well as an explanation for any criminal convictions on your application. A tentative testing date (subject to change) has been set for May 2018 time is TBA at a undetermined location. All applicants will be notified by phone with further instructions, including any changes to the test date and/or location. Provided you pass this preliminary testing, the following is required: High School Transcripts or GED Certificate, College Transcripts (if applicable) and Military DD 214. All applicants must be twenty-one (21) years of age, and pass a physical agility test and written exam. An in-depth background investigation will be conducted on selected candidates. After a conditional offer of employment, applicant must pass a polygraph test, pre-employment physical,drug screen and a psychological test. For questions, contact Justin Vest at 251-2264
Posted: 9/17/2018
Open Until Filled
Under general supervision, this position provides case management and clinical social work services including counseling, client/patient education and referral for health care and social services. Services are provided in client homes, community sites and satellite clinics. Performs other duties as required. This position is supervised by the Maternal Child Health Outreach Services Team Leader. Minimum Qualifications: License to practice as a Social Worker at the Master's Level in the State of Kansas. Required to become licensed as a Master's Level Social Worker in the State of Kansas prior to employment. CPR Certification. Valid Driver's License and able to operate a County-owned vehicle (HR-2013-2). Required to lift thirty (30) pounds. Required to complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) 700 and ICS-100Hcb; Intro to ICS within six (6) months of employment.
Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Must be at least 16 years of age. Supervised by Sports Facility Manager. The applicant will provide maintenance care at multiple Shawnee County sports facilities. Under general supervision, this employee will be responsible for various maintenance tasks. Day-to-day and seasonal tasks may differ. Open year round. $7.25 - $12.00. Hours/Days vary based on game schedules
Posted: 2/1/2019
Open Until Filled
Must be at least 18 yrs of age. Summer Day Camp employee will supervise groups of children ages 6-12, plan/lead activities throughout the day, and help others with their groups as necessary. Employee will be assigned to one of the following camps: Passport to Adventures Camp (Crestview Park), Back to Nature Camp (Gage Park), Fun Zone Camp (Central Park/Oakland Community Center), Cool Summer Camp (Garfield Community Center), Camp Connections Lake (Lake Shawnee), and Camp Connections North (North Community Center). Applicants should have volunteer/work experience with children, must have a High School Diploma/GED, and First Aid/CPR certification preferred. May – September $8.50 - $12.00 Camp Hours: 7:30-5:30PM hours vary by location Monday-Friday