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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

Lifeguards and Concessionaires/Wetlands Water Park
The City of Great Bend Public Lands Department is currently accepting applications for lifeguards and cashiers/concessionaires at the Wetlands at Great Bend for the 2016 summer season. Primary responsibilities for lifeguards include ensuring the safety of all patrons by practicing preventative lifeguarding. Must be familiar with and enforce all rules and regulations of the facility. Must be at least 16 years of age, possess good public relations and communications skills, and be able to obtain lifeguard certification and CPR/first aid certification prior to pool opening. Primary responsibilities for cashiers/concessionaires include operating a cash register, collecting admission or concession fees, balancing cash drawers, preparation of food and drinks sold through the concession area, cleaning, etc. Must be at least 15 years of age. Should possess good public relations and communications skills. Applications should be submitted to the Public Lands Director at the City of Great Bend, 1209 Williams, Box 1168, Great Bend, KS 67530. Applications can be obtained by going online at www.greatbendks.net.  Applications can also be obtained at the City office. EOE.  
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.


Part-Time Employment

There are no part-time positions available at this time.

Full-Time Employment

 

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.

Director of Public Works

The City of Great Bend, Kansas is seeking applications for a Director of Public Works. The Director of Public Works will be responsible for performing supervisory and administrative guidance related to the day-to-day operation of all facets of the Public Works Department. This includes street maintenance and construction, water utilities, wastewater treatment, code enforcement, storm water management, snow and ice removal, the compost site, and flood control maintenance. Requirements include graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in  a field related to Public Works or at least seven years of equivalent education and experience providing knowledge of the areas of responsibility cited above. 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 under the "Jobs" link.. Position will remain open until filled.  Applications may be filed electronically and sent to or mailed to the City of Great Bend at 1209 Williams; P.O. Box 1168; Great Bend, Kansas; 67530.  EOE

 



 


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