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.

Human Resources Director
Under the general supervision of the county administrator, this exempt position is responsible for professional support of the human resource function for Harvey County. Work involves responsibility for a wide range of functions, including employee recruitment, selection, retention, training, employee relations, compensation and benefit management, federal, state and local compliance, workers compensation, and managing payroll. 

Maintenance Worker III
Solid Waste
Full-time position. Responsible for manual and semi-skilled work operating equipment to separate and load recyclables or contaminants from the solid waste stream. Operate wheel loader, shovel loaders, dozer, backhoe and other equipment to separate the waste stream into construction, metal, debris, brush, leaves, grass, recyclables and contaminants. Diagnose mechanical problems with equipment and repair as necessary. Class A CDL is a plus.

Maintenance Worker III
Road and Bridge
Responsible for the manual, semi-skilled and skilled tasks necessary to perform road and bridge maintenance, road construction and equipment operation. Operate graders, backhoe, rollers, loaders and other heavy equipment. Work on patching, grading, hauling and all aspects of the maintenance of paved and gravel roads, as well as bridge repair. Snow and ice removal. Welding experience a plus. Requires a Class A CDL.

Department on Aging
Part-time position. Transports the general public, including elderly and people 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. Must have a neat appearance, ability to follow instructions, and valid commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement or willingness to obtain one within six months. 

Full-time position. Applicant must have good computer skills, type a minimum 30 words per minute, be able to perform several tasks simultaneously, and must be willing to work any shift, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must have sufficient speech, vision, hearing, and communication skills to perform the job required.

Juvenile Intake and Assessment Worker
Community Corrections
Part-time position. On-call, for Newton area. Must be 21 years old, have a high school diploma and at least one year working with children and families. Call 620-241-8160 for more information.

Transport Driver
Community Corrections
Part-time position. Transport juveniles and adults in agency vehicles to and from treatment facilities throughout Kansas, Sedgwick County programs, etc. Qualifications include a high school diploma or GED, valid Kansas Class C driver's license, and a good driving record.

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.