Summer Time, Seasonal Help Application:

DOWNLOAD the application, print, complete and place in drop box at City Hall or mail to:

Attn: Phil Bures, Director

Parks and Recreation

P.O. Box H, 131 W. 5th Avenue

Garnett, KS  66032


Application period is "open until filled". EOE.

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, 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. 
  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 $17-19 depending upon qualifications. The City offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and KP&F retirement starting in 2020, among others. The position open until filled. The City of Garnett is an equal opportunity employer.

2020 Census Taker

Nancy Hermreck,

Human Resources Director,

Deputy City Clerk

Summer Time Help Wanted

Seasonal Maintenance Employee
Under the supervision of the Parks Superintendent, the park and cemetery part-time maintenance worker performs manual labor work in maintaining all city parks and city property, ball fields, lake and reservoir grounds and cemetery.  General responsibilities include watering, edging, weed trimming, mowing, brush and trash removal, tree trimming, maintenance, and other city beautification projects. 
Examples of Work Performed
*   Mows, trims and edges the grass in city parks, lakes reservoir, and ball fields, cemetery and streetscape areas such at 4th and 5th Avenues;
*   Maintains landscaping in front of City Hall and Donna Harris Memorial Park;
*   Cleans and maintains restrooms at city park facilities;
*   Paints facilities, prepares ball fields and sprays weeds;
*   Empties trash barrels in city parks and keeps parks clean of trash and debris;
*   Digs and fills graves;
*   Other related duties as deemed necessary or as required.

Human Resources Department

Garnett City Hall

P.O. Box H

131 West Fifth Avenue

Garnett, KS  66032


785.448.5496  Ext: 226

Summertime Youth Concession Stand Worker
12-20 hours per week
The concession stand worker is responsible for operating a safe, properly stocked, and friendly concession.
• Must be able to correctly make change for purchases.
• Must be able to properly use addition either on a calculator or mentally to produce charges for items.
• Have the ability to communicate with patrons in a positive and friendly manner.
• Maintain current certifications in CPR and First Aid.
• Must be able to reflect a positive image and attitude.

How to Apply...

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 (KP&F for Law Enforcement positions), 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. 

Patrol Officer

City Employment Opportunities

Director of Public Works

Simply...Garnett, Kansas

This is NOT a city position, but we are posting it to help connect job seekers with the Census Bureau to find census takers for our area.

  The 2020 Census jobs provide:

  • Great pay (Weekly pay)
  • Flexible hours
  • Paid training

for more information please Email or call 614-271-6861. EOE.

Lifeguard
The Lifeguard is to oversee the safety of member and program participants of the pool areas. The Lifeguard is also responsible for informing and serving activity center members and volunteers in a premier fashion. He or she is expected to emphasize member service, character development, the mission statement and to work with membership retention and promotion. As a lifeguard you may also be asked to help with the instruction of swim lessons. Must be age 15 by May 22, 2020. Applicants must also pass a lifeguard certification course to be eligible for employment.

Please note:  Positions currently available require residency inside Anderson County, Kansas, or as stipulated in the job description.

Streets are always cracking, water pipes break, and we need help maintaining it all! If you love working with your hands and equipment to fix things, this could be just the position for you and the perfect place to grow your career. In this role you’ll oversee a great group of employees in the public works department which handles streets and stormwater, wastewater, water and gas distribution, and refuse services.
  One of your first priorities will be to learn about the full services provided by the City of Garnett. Experience in Municipal Government and the above-mentioned areas are big positives for the individual interested in this position. This position is ideal for someone who thrives off a fast-paced, problem-solving career. If this sounds like a good fit for you, stop in and visit with our HR Director, or fill out an application from our website.
  The ideal candidate will have experience in operating heavy equipment and a working knowledge of plumbing and construction techniques. Positives would include having a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class III Water License, Class II Wastewater License, and either a High School Diploma or GED. We will train the right candidate, however. The hired candidate is required to have obtained their CDL or be Operator Qualified in the gas distribution system within six months of hire.
  For a complete job description and application, stop by City Hall, 131 W. 5th Ave, Garnett, or apply online at www.simplygarnett.com. Salary based on qualifications, $55,000-$72,000. The position will remain open until filled, with the first review of applications occurring on March 31, 2020 . EOE.