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Posted: 11/26/2018
Closes: 12/26/2018
POSITION DESCRIPTION Under general supervision, this position has limited law enforcement powers pertaining to animal control ordinances. Performs other duties as required. This position is supervised by the Operations Chain of Command. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Certified High School transcripts or GED Certificate. Certified College Transcripts (if applicable) Military Form DD 214 (if applicable) Must be 21 years of age. Valid Driver’s License. No Felony or Domestic Violence Convictions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Required to pass a background investigation, polygraph testing, pre employment physical and drug screen. Required to lift 60 pounds and occasionally must be able to drag up to 125 pounds. A Credit Report Disclosure and Consent form and Authorization for Release of Personal Information must be completed. Good health and height/weight proportional. Annual completion of in-service training.
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: 12/11/2018
Open Until Filled
**Applicant must submit a writing sample with application.** MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Health Promotion, Health Education, Public Health, Community Health, Health Science or related field. Valid Driver’s License and able to operate County-owned vehicle (HR2013-2). PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field preferred. Three to five years experience in Health, Community or Urban Planning preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Required to complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) 700 and Incident Command System (ICS) 100 200 within six (6) months of employment. Required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Required to lift up to thirty (30) pounds.
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
Closes: 1/3/2019
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: 9/7/2018
Open Until Filled
Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be able to work in the heat. GROUND 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 roundwork. 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.
Posted: 9/7/2018
Open Until Filled
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Certificate. One (1) year of experience in law enforcement. Certification as a Kansas law enforcement officer. Must be at least 21 years of age. No felony or domestic violence convictions. Valid Driver's License and able to operate a County-owned vehicle (HR-2013-2). 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.
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: 9/7/2018
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.
Posted: 9/7/2018
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.
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: 9/27/2018
Open Until Filled
Required to type thirty five (35) words per minute - contact the Topeka Workforce Center at 785-235-5627 to schedule testing. Sheriff's Office - Records $1.00 per hour pay differential will be included since position may be responsible for working days/evening/nights/weekends. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED Certificate. One (1) year of clerical experience or one (1) year of experience in the Office Assistant I classification. Three (3) semester hours of college course work from an accredited college or university or ninety (90) clock hours from an accredited vocational school in business, office administration or closely related field may be substituted for the required experience. Typing Test required showing verification of 35 w.p.m.
Posted: 11/30/2018
Closes: 12/30/2018
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
Must be 18 to drive county vehicle with KS DL, 16 or 17 to assist. Will involve opening and closing, cleaning and stocking shelters and restroom in and around Gage Park, Garfield Shelter, Crestview Shelter and Lake Shawnee. Normally a three or four day work week with set hours which will include hours on at least one weekend day. Could be required to work some county holidays. Duties include cleaning sinks, counters, tables, chairs and floors, restrooms located inside shelters and free standing public restrooms. Other duties as assigned. Could lead to year round, part-time work limited to 1,560 hours per year. Schedules and hours required will be discussed with successful applicants during interviews. Open year round $8.00 - $12.00
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.