Simply...Garnett, Kansas

  The Director of Community Development is responsible for a variety of duties including but not limited to creating correspondence, reports, researching and writing grants and surveys, assists with all public relations for city departments, develops and maintains the City’s website and social media presence, develop the City’s quarterly newsletter “Town Talk”, and other duties as assigned.  This person must be well-organized and efficient, keeping the lines of communication between the city and the community open. The Director of Community Development also serves as the contact person for tourism, working with the Garnett Tourism Advisory Committee, state and local agencies and area media to establish an environment where tourism can flourish.
  For a complete job description and application, stop by City Hall, 131 W. 5th Avenue, or CLICK HERE.  Competitive salary based upon qualifications and excellent benefits package with a starting wage of $55,000 - $72,000 annually. First review of applications is September 9th. The position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Full-Time Positions

Law Enforcement Positions

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.

 Under the direction of the City Clerk, the meter reader performs routine manual and semi-technical work involving the reading of utility meters used by residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The employee in this position is responsible for recording consumption readings of utility meters and assisting with customer complaints. The work requires accuracy and duties are performed independently following established polices and procedures.
Reads water, gas, and electric meters and records readings, checks high and low readings for possible leaks,
turns on meters for new customers and re-connections, turns off meters for non-payment of utility bills, and 
other duties as deemed necessary or as required, including helping other city departments with projects and tasks.Prior experience is not required in this position but is preferred. The employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well after six months in the position.

     For a complete job description and application, stop by City Hall, 131 W. 5th Avenue, or CLICK HERE. The entry level pay scale for this position is $15.00-16.00 per hour with excellent benefits and pay is based off qualifications. This position is an 8-hour day shift, forty-hour work week. EOE

City Employment Opportunities

Utility Meter Reader

Human Resources Department

               Garnett City Hall

               P.O. Box H

               131 West Fifth Avenue

               Garnett, KS  66032

               785.448.5496  Option 9

Equal Employment Opportunity: The City of Garnett is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job. If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter. Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law. For a list of acceptable documents that establish these criteria, please refer to the federal Form I-9.

Director of Community Development and Tourism