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


Douglas County Job Openings


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.


Election Clerk - Temporary - Job ID: 14-008
Job Description
The Douglas County Clerk's Office is accepting applications for temporary elections clerk (June to December) to assist with daily election operations. Required qualifications include high school diploma or G.E.D., proven customer service experience, computer and data entry skills, strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and must be eligible to vote in Kansas. 40 hours a week, M-F with overtime and weekend work required during peak election periods. Submit on-line application at www.douglas-county.com before 5:00 p.m. Monday, May 5, 2014 EOE
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Salary is $12.00 per hour, no benefits.
Application Deadline
Monday, 05/05/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Emergency Communications Officer - Job ID: 13-030
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for a 6 month pool (December 2013-June 2014) 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. Monday, June 30, 2014 EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
$15.04/hr. Health insurance, retirement, paid leaves
Application Deadline
Monday, 06/30/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


Juvenile Detention Corrections Officers - Job ID: 13-031
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for a 6-month pool (December 2013- June 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 Monday, June 30,2014. EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Starting salary $15.04 per hour with increase at six months and excellent benefits.
Application Deadline
Monday, 06/30/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


SUMMER LABORER - PUBLIC WORKS - Job ID: 14-004
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for a 5-month pool (April-August) of temporary full-time laborers in the Public Works Department for road maintenance, noxious weed spraying, bridge maintenance and Lone Star Lake grounds crews to start work in April. Applicants must be 18 yrs. old. First consideration will be given to applications received by Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Submit application online at www.douglas-county.com. EOE
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
$9.00- $10.00/hr.
Application Deadline
Friday, 08/29/2014 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.


Vegetation Control Worker II - Job ID: 14-006
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for a Vegetation Control Worker II position in Public Works for technical work in the control and elimination of noxious weeds. Work involves calibrating equipment, mixing chemicals, spraying noxious weeds & equipment operations. Must possess or be able to obtain 9A Certification as a Commercial Pesticide Applicator within 90 days of employment. Also, applicant must possess or be able to obtain a Class A CDL within 30 days of employment. Previous experience is preferred. Submit application by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 on-line at www.douglas-county.com . EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Starting salary is $28,433
Application Deadline
Wednesday, 04/30/2014 at 5:00 p.m.


District Court Job Openings


There are no current job openings with the District Court at this time. Please check back.

Please Note: To find out how to apply for one or more of these current job openings, please visit the 'Application Procedures' page.