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


Douglas County Job Openings


CORRECTIONS OFFICER - ADULT DETENTION - Job ID: 14-015
Job Description
Douglas County (KS) is accepting applications for a (3) month pool (June 2014-August 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, August 29, 2014. EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Starting salary is $15.19 per hr. with increase at one year, and excellent benefits.
Application Deadline
Friday, 08/29/2014 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.


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.


DIRECTOR-EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS - Job ID: 14-030
Job Description
Douglas County (KS) is accepting applications for Director of Emergency (911) Communication. The Director will report directly to the Sheriff and is responsible for directing, coordinating and monitoring the overall activities of a 31-person Emergency Communications Center staff, including enforcing policies, procedures and regulations on a 24-hour basis. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in business, public administration or related field is preferred. The successful applicant will have at least six years of experience in a consolidated emergency communications center providing fire, law enforcement and emergency medical services (EMS) or a related public safety position, including increasingly responsible supervisory duties. Exemplary organizational, presentation and written and oral communication skills are required. Must possess extensive knowledge of federal, state and local regulations concerning radio communications and extensive knowledge of law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services and disaster management communications procedures. Thorough knowledge of budget preparation and management, personnel policy development, staff supervision and development, considerable knowledge of CAD systems, radio systems and E-911 systems and issues and outstanding customer service skills are essential. Must be able to "hit the ground running" and immediately be successful in leading Emergency Communications through radio system upgrades and changeovers as mandated by law. A detailed job description may be obtained from the County's personnel office. The starting salary is dependent on qualifications. The successful applicant will be required to pass a background investigation and drug screen prior to appointment. Submit application with resume and references online at www.douglas-county.com by 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 5, 2014. EOE
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
The salary range is $74,797 to $112,195 with excellent benefit package.
Application Deadline
Friday, 09/05/2014 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.


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.


Part Time Office Clerk - Job ID: 14-029
Job Description
Douglas County is accepting applications for a part time Office Clerk position in the Treasurer's Office. Work involves the performance of a variety of routine clerical duties and the ability to handle multiple tasks. Required qualifications include high school diploma or G.E.D., 10-key calculator skills, experience using computers, good written and oral communication skills, and excellent public relations skills. . Submit on-line application by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at www.douglas-county.com EOE.
Job Salary/Pay Rate & Benefits
Beginning salary $11.83/hr; no benefits
Application Deadline
Wednesday, 08/20/2014 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.


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