Simply...Garnett, Kansas

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.

Building Inspection & Zoning Official

Summertime Youth Concession Stand Worker

Lifeguards for Municipal Pool

Animal Control & Code Enforcement Official

City Employment Opportunities

Human Resources Department

Garnett City Hall

P.O. Box H

131 West Fifth Avenue

Garnett, KS  66032


785.448.5496  Option 9

The Building Inspection and Zoning Official is the designated authority for the administration and enforcement of dangerous structures, American Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations, as well as a multitude of codes, including those for building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and nuisances.  Responsibility extends to the examination of building plans before permits are issued, the supervision and inspection of buildings during construction, and the compliance with regard to construction standards, electrical codes, plumbing standards, mechanical codes and city regulations as related to dangerous structures, ADA, nuisances, zoning, and floodplain regulations.

The Official will also be expected to enforce city adopted zoning regulations and work closely with the city’s planning commission as required to maintain and update zoning regulations. The employee’s work and actions are subject to general policy determinations of the City Manager. This position will also act as the City’s Floodplain Administrator, working with state and federal agencies as required to maintain floodplain requirements. The Building Inspection and Zoning Official will supervise the Animal Control and Code Enforcement Official.

The ideal candidate will preferably have at least 3 years of building construction and inspection experience, a bachelor’s degree in an applicable field, as well as a thorough knowledge of state and local fire and international building codes, electrical, mechanical, plumbing codes, and ADA requirements.
 
Salary based on qualifications, with the entry level range starting at $45,000, with excellent benefits. The position will remain open until filled, with the first review of applications occurring on April 5th. EOE

The City of Garnett is seeking Summertime Youth Concession Stand Workers.  Work is between 12 – 20 hours per week.  The concession stand worker is responsible for operating a safe, friendly, and properly stocked concession stand. For a complete job description and application, stop by City Hall, 131 W. 5th Avenue, Garnett. The position will remain open until filled.  EOE.

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.

The Animal Control and Code Enforcement Official performs routine patrols, responds to complaints, and inspects City limits to monitor for violations of local codes. Works under the direct supervision of the Building Inspection and Zoning Official. This position is also responsible for responding to animal control complaints and for monitoring and ensuring compliance with all City campground regulations.

The ideal candidate will preferably have at least a year of experience related to inspection, law enforcement, building inspection, land use, public administration, or a related field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary based on qualifications, with the entry level range starting at $16.00 per hour, with excellent benefits. The position will remain open until filled, with the first review of applications occurring on April 5th. EOE

The City of Garnett is seeking Lifeguards.  The Lifeguard oversees the safety of members and program participants of the pool areas as well as responsible for informing and serving activity center members and volunteers in a premier fashion. Lifeguards are expected to emphasize member service, character development, the mission statement, and work with membership retention and promotion. As a lifeguard you may also be asked to help with the instruction of swim lessons. Must be 15 by end of certification. Applicants must pass a lifeguard certification course to be eligible for employment. Applications are due by March 3rd. This position must be applied for in person at Garnett City Hall, 131 W. 5th Avenue, Garnett. The position will remain open until filled  EOE.