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This page contains a list of current job openings with Douglas County, Kansas.


Douglas County Job Openings


Account Clerk II - Job ID: 14-034
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for an Account Clerk II position in the County Clerk's office. Required qualifications include high school diploma or G.E.D.; one year of work experience in a clerical setting; ability to complete detail-oriented tasks accurately; aptitude to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment; proven computer skills, including data entry experience and knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Access; excellent ten-key, communication, and organizational skills. Knowledge of basic accounting procedures and double-entry bookkeeping principles and practices a plus. Submit application by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 online at www.douglas-county.com EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Minimum beginning salary is $29,244; excellent benefits.
Application Deadline
Tuesday, 09/23/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Corrections Officer - Youth Services - Pool - Job ID: 14-005
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for a 6-month pool (April -September 2014) of candidates for Juvenile Detention Corrections Officers. Candidates must be 21 years old with a valid Kansas driver's license or the ability to obtain one. Required qualifications include minimum of 3 hours college coursework, high school diploma or G.E.D., and basic computer skills. Preference given to applicants with human services experience. Compliance with shift work is mandatory. Submit application online at www.douglas-county.com before 5:00 PM on Tuesday, September 30,2014. EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Starting salary $15.19 per hour with increase at six months and excellent benefits.
Application Deadline
Tuesday, 09/30/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


CORRECTIONS OFFICERS- Adult Detention - Job ID: 14-031
Job Description
Douglas County (KS) is accepting applications for a (3) month pool (September 2014-November 2014) for career oriented Corrections Officers. Successful applicants will work at the Douglas County Correctional Facility, a state of the art 186-bed direct supervision facility for adults. Required qualifications include a high school diploma (or G.E.D.), basic word processing and computer skills, good written and oral communication skills. Candidates must pass a background check, written, psychological, and drug testing. A polygraph examination may be required. Shift work mandatory. On-line application form must be completed, resume optional. Apply on-line at www.douglas-county.com before 5:00 PM, Friday, November 28th, 2014. EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Starting salary is $15.19 per hour and excellent benefits.
Application Deadline
Friday, 11/28/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Custodial Worker I - Evenings - Job ID: 14-023
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for 3 month pool for Custodial Worker I. Hours are 4:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M., M-F. Applicants must have history of reliability, knowledge and experience with custodial work which includes floor work, carpet care and general cleaning. Must be able to work independently and have an eye for detail. A successful candidate must pass a background check. Benefits include health insurance, KPERS retirement, paid vacation, and sick leave. Beginning salary is $22,588 ($10.86/hr). Apply on-line at www.douglas-county.com, by 5:00 P.M Tuesday, September 30, 2014. EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Benefits include health insurance, KPERS retirement, paid vacation, and sick leave. Beginning salary is $22,588 ($10.86/hr).
Application Deadline
Tuesday, 09/30/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Emergency Communications Officer - Job ID: 14-027
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for a 6 month pool (July 2014- January 2015) for career oriented Communications Officers. The Center operates 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. Essential functions of the job include: gathering, evaluating, prioritizing and documenting information; processing calls, including dispatching calls to the appropriate agencies; maintaining/monitoring radio communications with Police, Fire and EMS personnel; upholding confidentiality of information received; utilizing a multi-screen computer system, two-way radio, phone system, headset, and foot pedals while receiving/processing phone calls. Must pass mandatory background investigation/drug screen and will be required to comply with shift work including weekends, holidays, and overtime. Basic requirements include a high school diploma or G.E.D. Submit application online at www.douglas-county.com by 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 30, 2015 EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Health insurance, retirement, paid leaves, $15.19/hr.
Application Deadline
Friday, 01/30/2015 at 5:00 p.m.


Food Service Worker - Job ID: 14-033
Job Description
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a Food Service Worker at the Douglas County Correctional Facility. Some kitchen experience is required. Experience in institutional or large volume cooking is preferred but not mandatory. ServSafe certification is helpful. If not ServSafe certified must complete and pass the course prior to completion of the introductory period. Supervision of inmate workers during food preparation, service and clean up is required. Must pass mandated background investigation and drug screening. Must comply with shift work including weekends, holidays and overtime and must possess a valid Kansas driver's license at time of appointment. Submit resume with references when applying on-line at www.douglas-county.com by 5:00pm September 19, 2014. EOE
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Benefits include health insurance, KPERS retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid training. Starting salary for the position is $12.90 per hour.
Application Deadline
Friday, 09/19/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


GIS SUMMER INTERNSHIP - Job ID: 14-009
Job Description
Douglas County, KS is seeking two (2) paid part-time interns for summer 2014 (May through August) for the GIS Division of the IT Department. The intern will assist the GIS staff with tasks related to both ongoing and special GIS projects. This internship is for students interested in Geographic Information Systems, Spatial Technologies, Cartography or related fields. This internship involves land base map enhancement using advanced methods and techniques, geo-referencing scanned historical documents, geodatabase design for spatial datasets and developing or improving workflows associated with data maintenance. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience with the latest GIS software and large-format office equipment. Scheduling will be flexible with an expectation of ten (10) hours per week, per intern. Interns will not be scheduled to work at the same time. Qualifications: - Prefer a student in Geography or related field working towards a bachelor's degree - Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software (preferably version 10.x) software - Must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver's license, capable of operating a County vehicle - Applicant should be well organized and detail-oriented - Positive attitude, determination and interpersonal approach with people - Exhibit spatial cognition, patience and ability to learn complex processes - Knowledge of computers, spreadsheets and databases desired - Successful candidate must pass the post-offer background check Questions should be addressed to: Bryce Hirschman, GISP - GIS Coordinator Douglas County, KS (785) 832-5190 bhirschman@douglas-county.com EOE
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Hourly pay is $11.00; there are no benefits available for these internships
Application Deadline
Monday, 04/27/2015 at 5:00 p.m.


Juvenile Detention Corrections Officers - Job ID: 14-035
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for a 3-month pool (September -November 2014) of candidates for Juvenile Detention Corrections Officers. Candidates must be 21 years old with a valid Kansas driver's license or the ability to obtain one. Required qualifications include minimum of 3 hours college coursework, high school diploma or G.E.D., and basic computer skills. Preference given to applicants with human services experience. Compliance with shift work is mandatory. Submit application online at www.douglas-county.com before 5:00 PM on Friday, November 28th, 2014. EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Starting salary $15.19 per hour with increase at six months and excellent benefits.
Application Deadline
Friday, 11/28/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Network Administrator I - Job ID: 14-032
Job Description
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is seeking a full time Network Administrator I. This technical position requires intermediate knowledge of IT principles, concepts and methods; skills in installing, configuring, troubleshooting and upgrading network hardware including servers, network switches and printers. Required qualifications include a minimum of two years experience troubleshooting both hardware and software. A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field experience with VMware and Active Directory preferred. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen. Application must be completed; submit with resume and references by 5:00 p.m., Monday September 15, 2014 on-line at www.douglas-county.com. EOE
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Beginning salary $23.58 per hour with excellent benefits.
Application Deadline
Monday, 09/15/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Temporary- Part time Project Clerk - Job ID: 14-007
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for a Temporary - Part Time Project Clerk. Flexible hours are available, if needed. Work will not exceed 1000 hours per year. This specific position may continue for two years. The selected candidate will primarily work in the Douglas County Clerk and Douglas County Treasurer's Office. Requirements include high school diploma or G.E.D.; excellent data entry skills with attention to detail; advanced knowledge of computer systems especially Microsoftc Excel and Word; typing and filing ability, ability to multi-task. Knowledge of finance, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll, preferred. This job opportunity will remain open to candidates until filled. Submit application online at www.douglas-county.com EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Beginning pay is $10.47 per hour. This position has no benefits available.
Application Deadline
Wednesday, 04/13/2016 at 5:00 p.m.


District Court Job Openings


Intensive Supervision Probation Officer I
Job Description
Seeking to fill a full-time position with Douglas County Community Corrections for an Intensive Supervision Probation Officer I. Job classification depends on qualifications of applicant.

Duties include monitoring adult offenders on probation in an office and community setting and preparing pertinent case supervision reports.

Required qualifications: Four-year degree with major course work in corrections, counseling, criminology, psychology, social work, sociology, journalism, or closely related field. Verification of completion of 60 semester hours from an accredited four-year college plus two years experience in Community Corrections may be substituted for degree. Applicant must have excellent organizational, communication and data entry skills.

Preferred qualifications: Experience in the field of probation/parole or working with an offender population.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
$17.51/hour plus benefits
How to Apply
Please submit resumes and three references no later Thursday, September 18, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. to:
  • Douglas County Community Corrections
  • 111 E. 11th Street, Unit 3
  • Lawrence, KS 66044
Application Deadline
Thursday, September 18, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.
Please Note: You cannot apply online for this position. Please follow the instructions listed under "How to Apply" above.


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