This individual performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance work in the care of County facilities. Work involves general upkeep on the building interiors, exterior entrances, lighting, plumbing and electrical while keeping facilities in clean and orderly condition.
Salary starts at $13.12 per hour. Applications or resumes will be accepted in the County Clerk’s office through October 19th, 2018.
Anderson County is an equal opportunity employer. 

The Garnett Fire Department is currently recruiting volunteer fire fighters.  It takes a special person to fill the boots of a volunteer fire fighter.  If you have the desire, courage, and dedication to do something important for your community AND you are not afraid of hard work and are willing to accept the challenge; then we have a pair of boots waiting for you.
  Equipment and training are free.  Paid per run and per meeting with additional benefits available.
  For more information contact the Garnett Fire Department at 785-448-3042 or City of Garnett Human Resources at 785-448-5496.

Volunteer Firefighter

Nancy Hermreck,

Human Resources Director

Anderson County Position:  Custodian/Maintenance Technician

Simply...Garnett, Kansas

Part-Time Park and Cemetery Maintenance Worker

please note deadlines to apply.

Housing Authority Maintenance Worker

The City of Garnett is an equal opportunity employer with benefits for full-time employees that include vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, health and life insurance, KPERS retirement, training and more.

Job descriptions of current openings will be provided on this page of the official City of Garnett website. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Nancy Hermreck, Director of Human Resources at Garnett City Hall. 

Under supervision of the maintenance supervisor, the employee in this position performs a wide range of tasks including taking out trash, replacing light bulbs, cleaning of common areas of the projects, maintaining equipment, mowing in summer and snow/ice removal in winter.
Examples of Work

  • Removal of trash from buildings to dumpsters;
  • Vacuuming halls and lobbies;
  • Cleaning stairwells and public restrooms;
  • Painting parking stall markers;
  • Mowing;
  • Maintenance of equipment;
  • Snow/Ice removal;
  • Responds to tenant maintenance complaints and/or requests;
  • Cleans and prepares vacancies for occupancy;
  • Responds to after hour calls as needed;
  • Other related duties as deemed necessary or as required.

Experience:  Must have wide range of general mechanical knowledge regarding heating and air-conditioning systems, vacuum cleaning devices, mowers, snow blowers and other maintenance equipment.  Must have some background in maintenance/janitorial work.
Education:  High school diploma required. 
Skills:   Knowledge regarding cleaning and care of buildings as well as some mechanical knowledge.
For full job description and to apply, please visit Application deadline: 10-31-18. EOE.

Please note:  Positions currently available require residency inside Anderson County, Kansas.

City Employment Opportunities

Police - Patrol Officer

Human Resources Department

Garnett City Hall

P.O. Box H

131 West Fifth Avenue

Garnett, KS  66032

785.448.5496  Ext: 226

  The City of Garnett has an open position for a part-time Park and Cemetery Maintenance Worker. Duties include manual labor work in maintaining all city parks and city property, ball fields, lake and reservoir grounds and cemetery. Skills required include the ability to operate mowers, tractors, weed eater, chain saw, brush cutter. Cleans park restrooms, empty trash barrels, dig and fill graves and other related duties. This part-time position is approximately 20 hours per week. Job Description.

  Apply online at EOE. First review of applications on 10-25-18. Position open until filled.​


  The City of Garnett is looking for an intelligent, self-motivated, and community oriented individual with excellent problem solving skills to join our Police Department as a full-time Patrol Officer.  In addition to these attributes, the ideal candidate will have strong integrity.  The Garnett community boasts a new hospital (less than two years old), modern school facilities, and tremendous parks and recreational amenities. 
  Patrol officers work 12 hours shifts and have every other Friday through Sunday off regardless of seniority level.  There are opportunities for advancement in this agency to include supervisory positions, investigative positions and slots on a multi-jurisdictional tactical team that covers six different counties.  Our fleet of vehicles consists of highly maintained and up to date Dodge Chargers.
  Residency must be established in Anderson County within 90 days of being hired by the City. 
  Duties and responsibilities include enforcing all federal, state and local laws and ordinances; taking calls for service; patrolling business districts and residential neighborhoods to deter and detect crime; investigating complaints; citing and/or arresting law violators; following up on pending reports and cases; preparing and/or serving civil law processes; protecting person(s) or property; and securing and protecting prisoners.  When not responding to calls for service, department members are expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position. 
  Minimum qualifications include, high school or GED diploma, 21-years of age at time of appointment, no criminal record, possess a valid Kansas driver's license and able to pass written aptitude test, polygraph, extensive background check, interview board, drug screen and psychological testing.

  The starting wage for this position is $15-18 depending upon qualifications. The City offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and KPERS retirement, among others. The City of Garnett is an equal opportunity employer.