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Current Openings
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.

To Print off an application click here: City application
To fill out a PDF online and print off click here: City Application online

Seasonal Positions

There are no seasonal positions available at this time.

Full-Time Employment

Service Person I / Water Department
The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for a Service Person I in the Water Department. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the repair, replacement, and installation of water services. Other duties include flushing and repair of fire hydrants, completing daily work orders for customers, collection and mailing of water samples, etc. Position requires the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees, supervisors, and the public, operate certain types of equipment, and perform heavy manual labor in all types of weather conditions. Successful candidates should have a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. Some experience in construction and maintenance work is preferable. 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.

Detective Secretary/Evidence Custodian/Police Department
The City of Great Bend Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Detective Secretary/Evidence Custodian. Will perform basic clerical responsibilities including computer input, filing, answering the phone, etc. In addition, will be responsible for properly storing evidence, maintaining proper chain of custody records, safekeeping of the property room, etc. Successful candidates should have a high school diploma or GED. At least one year’s experience in business, typing, word processing, bookkeeping, etc. would be helpful. Proficiency in the use of the computer is essential for this position. Good public relations skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality will be necessary for this position.
Must be able to successfully pass a thorough background check in order to be considered as a candidate for this position.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.

Police Officer/Police Department
The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for a Police Officer. 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 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 under the “Jobs” link. EOE.

 

City Engineer/Administrative Department

The City of Great Bend is seeking applications for a City Engineer. The City Engineer will be responsible for determining and coordinating all municipal engineering projects including plan development, plan review, construction design, surveying and inspection. Also responsible for administering the departmental budget.Requirements include graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a minimum of four years of progressive civil engineering experience. A Masters degree and/or public sector experience is preferred. Position requires a registered Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Kansas.This is a stable, full-time position that offers an excellent benefit package including health/dental insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and more. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. More information about the City of Great Bend and an application can be found at www.greatbendks.net. EOE. Position will remain open until filled.  

Service Person I / Water Pollution Control Division
The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for a Service Person I at the Water Pollution Control Division. Primary responsibilities include duties related to the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment facility.This position requires the ability to perform maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, and related equipment; understand technical manuals and other records; monitor gauges, meters, and control panels; operate valves and gates; maintain appropriate recordkeeping; perform routine maintenance, etc.Position requires working outdoors and involves occasional heavy physical activity. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Position requires a valid Kansas CDL or the ability to obtain a CDL within a specified timeframe. 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.






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