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 an overview of our benefits package, click here.

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

Office Specialist
Treasurer's Office
Full-time position. Assists clerks with daily balancing, receiving payments, distributions and balancing of accounts. Other duties and responsibilities include monitor and reconcile bank statements for Harvey County funds, establish and monitor escrow accounts, assist customers paying tax bills and respond to questions regarding statements, billing and calculations, assist with transfer funds to State of Kansas, etc. 

Bait Shop Associate 
Part-time, seasonal position, approximately 20 hours per week. Under the direct supervision of the Parks director, this position is responsible for administrative support of the Parks Department, including communicating and working with the public, counting and handling money, balancing cash in drawers and balancing funds.

Detention Deputy I 
Detention Center
Full-time position. Under the supervision of the sheriff, the detention deputy captain and/or the deputy lieutenant, the Detention Deputy I position performs duties relating to the detention and incarceration of alleged criminal violators and convicted criminals. The main responsibilities of this position include processing individuals in and out of the Detention Center, maintaining order and security, and maintaining the proper care and well-being of those incarcerated. Employee may be required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency conditions. Supervise visitations, and provides for a safe environment in the Detention Center.

Juvenile Intake and Assessment Worker
Community Corrections
The JIA worker is responsible for meeting law enforcement and the youth within 30 minutes of being contacted. The employee interviews the juvenile and compiles information for the intake and assessment questionnaire, MAYSI-2 and KDAI when applicable and enters the information on a database. The worker will make placements based on assessed needs and county attorney recommendations.