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Welcome, and thank you for your interest in working for Harvey County.

We enjoy a safe, enthusiastic work environment with well qualified employees that establish us as an emerging leader in the state. We want you to be here, too. To submit an application for one of our open positions, please visit our job profiles on the KSGovJobs page by clicking on the position titles listed below.

For more information, please call us at (316) 284-6806, or visit the Harvey County Courthouse, 800 N. Main St. in Newton, Kansas.

COVID-19 Tracer
Temporary, grant-funded. Responsible for assisting with COVID-19 contact tracing and monitoring. Contact tracing is the process of identification of persons who may have come into contact with an infected person and subsequent collection of further information about these contacts. Position requires proficiency with computers and clear, detailed written documentation as they are responsible for data entry into database systems. Good communication skills is a must. Most work will involve telephone follow-up directly with cases, contacts to cases, and database entry.

COVID-19 Investigator/Tracer
Temporary, grant-funded, 40 hours per week. Responsible for assisting with COVID-19 case investigations and contact tracing and monitoring. Most work will involve telephone follow-up directly with cases, contacts to cases and database entry. Individual is responsible for direct data entry into database systems. Must handle confidential information with extreme discretion and demonstrate good communication skills. 

Community Health Nurse
Under the direct supervision of the assistant director, this non-exempt position is responsible for work involving direct nursing services for clients in open and satellite clinics. Duties include immunizations, STI, child health and adult health nursing programs. Special assignments may be given. Work includes planning for and carrying out public health nursing programs and coordinating these programs with related services. Work is performed with latitude for professional independence, and in accordance with established agency policies and procedures. Must maintain a current CPR certification.

Customer Service Representative
Full-time position. Job responsibilities include providing clerical support to all staff, operating computer systems specific to Public Health client tracking, billing and collection, completing chart reviews, and other office functions.

Department on Aging
Transports the general public, including the elderly and persons with disabilities, from one location to another within Harvey County and the surrounding counties, by means of Kansas Department of Transportation minivans and small buses. Applicant must have neat appearance, ability to read and follow a map, and a valid commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement, or willingness to obtain one within 30 days.

Sheriff's Office
Position requires 12-hour shifts. Uniforms, take-home vehicle and equipment provided. Additional benefits include paid holidays, KP&F retirement, and health insurance. Applicant must be at least 21 years old and a U.S. citizen who has never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. Applicant must demonstrate honesty and integrity by successfully completing pre-employment polygraph testing, and must not be subject to Giglio impeachment. 

Detention Deputy I
Correctional Services
High school diploma or GED. No felony criminal record. Ability to deal firmly, but effectively, and supervise prisoners. Ability to work with staff and handle public with tact and courtesy.