The following job opportunities are currently available with the City of Great Bend. Please complete an employment application
if interested in any of the following positions.
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There are no seasonal positions available at this time.
Part-Time Maintenance at Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo
The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for a part-time maintenance position with the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo. This position is designated as a year-round position. Candidates can expect to work an estimated 25-28 hours per week. Duties will include: mowing, trimming, maintenance of buildings and equipment, landscaping, basic repair work, etc.Successful candidates should have a high school diploma or GED, valid Kansas driver’s license, and be at least 18 years of age. Requires good public relations skills and the ability to operate equipment such as trucks, mowers, trimmers, etc. This position will require a drug screen, employment physical and background check. Applications should be submitted to the Human Resource Director at the City of Great Bend at 1209 Williams, Box 1168, Great Bend, KS 67530. Applications can be obtained online at www.greatbendks.net, or at the city office. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.
Police Officer/Police Department
The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for Police Officers. Primary responsibilities include patrol work, assisting with the prevention of crime and the enforcement of traffic laws and regulations. All aspects of police work will be involved, including responding to dispatches, investigations, report preparation, making arrests, issuing citations, etc.This position requires the ability to read, interpret and understand various law enforcement rules and policies, write clear and accurate reports, and communicate effectively with fellow employees, supervisors and the public. Successful candidates should have a high school diploma or GED and be at least 21 years of age. Some college level work in law enforcement is desirable. In addition, candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to achieve basic law enforcement certification by the State of Kansas within one year of appointment. Applications should be submitted to the Police Department at 1217 Williams, Box 1168, Great Bend, KS 67530. Applications can be obtained online at www.greatbendks.net under the “Jobs” link. EOE.
Assistant City Sanitarian
The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant City Sanitarian for the Department of Public Works. Primary responsibilities include working toward the resolution of nuisance complaints related to garbage, trash, overgrown vegetation, health matters, sanitation, junk, abandoned vehicles, etc. Specifically, the Assistant City Sanitarian will inspect property based upon public complaints or upon his/her own initiative and interpret City ordinances for the investigation of possible violations of policy regarding the appearance of property. The Assistant City Sanitarian must deliver and provide follow-up on corrective notices when violations are discovered. The Assistant City Sanitarian may occasionally provide updates to the City Council and present abatements for Council approval. Position requires working both inside and outside. Inside work will involve physical activity associated with working in an office setting. Outside work may involve physical activity such as lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying. Position requires a valid Kansas driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, computer and office skills and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. In addition, the position requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the governing body, city administrators, department heads, employees and the public.Applications should be submitted to the Human Resource Director at the City of Great Bend at 1209 Williams, Box 1168, Great Bend, KS 67530. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.