The Police Officer is responsible for enforcement of local and state law and ordinances, as well as protecting life and property.  Must reside within Anderson County or relocate to Anderson County within 60 days.  Police Officers work 12-hour rotating shifts. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Employee benefits include: Life/health insurance, uniforms, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, KPERS retirement.  Complete job description and applications are available at Garnett City Hall, 131 W. 5th Avenue, Garnett, KS, 66032, or apply online at www.HRePartners.com. Position open until filled.  EOE.  

Performs duties involved in the City’s electrical generation plant and water filtration plant.  Swing shift work schedule.  Must reside in Anderson County or meet residency requirement within 90 days. Salary is dependent on qualifications, estimate: $14-14.50/hr.  Employee benefits: Life/health insurance, uniforms, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, KPERS retirement.  Applications are available at Garnett City Hall, 131 W. 5th Avenue, Garnett, KS, 66032, or apply online at www.HRePartners.com. Position open until filled.  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 Jenny Myers, Director of Human Resources. 

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City Employment Opportunities

The City of Garnett is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

Garnett, Kansas (pop. 3,258; $15.4 million budget; municipal utilities; 53 employees), a growing family-oriented community located about an hour southwest of Kansas City, is seeking a city manager. Garnett is an independent, full service community with electric, gas, water, sewer, and solid waste utilities. For additional community information click here.

The ideal applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field and at least five years of municipal-government experience. The background of a successful candidate should include strong leadership, municipal utilities and finance experience, open communication and a proven track record that demonstrates outstanding public relations skills. This community-oriented leader will promote economic development initiatives, transparency in government, and positive intergovernmental relations. 

Garnett is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Competitive benefits, Salary $70,000 - $85,000 depending on qualifications. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Garnett, email to LEAPS-Garnett@lkm.org or mail to LEAPS-Garnett 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials.  Position will remain open until filled.  Application review will begin February 17.

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Human Resources Department

Garnett City Hall

P.O. Box H

131 West Fifth Avenue

Garnett, KS  66032


785.448.5496  Ext: 226

Jenny Myers, Human Resources Director

City Manager

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