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.

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. 

Airport Manager

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.

Patrol Officer

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

The City of Garnett is taking applications for the position of airport manager.  This position is under the administrative supervision of the City Manager and is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the Garnett Industrial Airport.  The ideal candidate shall possess a high school diploma or GED.  Good knowledge of airport facilities and equipment required.  Employment is by contract agreement that is reviewed annually by the Garnett Airport Advisory Board and City Manager.  A complete job description is available at Garnett City Hall.  Contractual annual salary range of $22,000 - $26,000 based on qualifications and experience. Applications with resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications are available at the Garnett City Hall, 131 West Fifth Avenue, Garnett, KS, 66032.  EOE.

City Employment Opportunities

2020 Census Taker

Human Resources Department

Garnett City Hall

P.O. Box H

131 West Fifth Avenue

Garnett, KS  66032

785.448.5496  Ext: 226

Nancy Hermreck,

Human Resources Director,

Deputy City Clerk