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.


Driver
Transportation
Part
-time position. Transport the general public, including elderly and people with disabilities, from one location to another in the safest manner possible by means of Harvey Interurban vehicles. Requires commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement.


Maintenance Worker IV
Parks
F
ull-time position. Under the general supervision of the parks supervisor, this non-exempt position is responsible for the unskilled, physical and skilled labor tasks necessary to perform maintenance, repair, construction of the parks and recreation system to include maintaining and repairing equipment necessary to complete the tasks for Harvey County. Enforce rules and regulations, investigations of nuisances, complaints and participation in safety or rescue activities. Work involves responsibility for operating a wide variety of equipment in a safe and efficient manner.


WIC Nurse
Health
Part-time position. Under the direct supervision of the assistant director, this permanent part-time (32 hours per week), non-exempt position is responsible for work involving direct nursing services for clients in open and satellite clinics. Duties include coordinating the Women, Infants and Children program. Work includes planning for and carrying out WIC programs and coordinating these programs with related services.


Detention Deputy
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.


Truck Driver
Solid Waste
Full-time position. Under the direct supervision of the Solid Waste Director, this nonexempt position is responsible for driving a semi to haul trailers full of waste to the regional solid waste landfill, and manual and semi-skilled work operating equipment to separate recyclables or contaminants from the solid waste stream. Responsible for the safety and efficient operation of equipment and safety of general public.

Dispatcher I
Communications
Full-time position. The dispatcher receives incoming emergency and non-emergency telephone calls from both the public and public safety agencies. This position dispatches police, fire and emergency medical services field units to respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service over a two-way radio system. Dispatchers must maintain knowledge and understanding of public safety policies and procedures for emergency communications, police, fire and EMS.


Maintenance Worker III
Building and Grounds
Full-time position. Position works during the day, and is subject to working evenings, weekends and holidays. Under the general supervision of the director of building maintenance, this position is responsible for the maintenance and care of the buildings and grounds, including electrical, plumbing, cooling and heating systems. Must be able to diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them. Secure the buildings entrances and maintain a clean and safe environment.


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.