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 position available at this time.
There are no part-time positions available at this time.
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.
Zookeeper/Public Lands Department
The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for a zookeeper at the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo. This position will be responsible for the daily care, feeding, observation and documentation of the animals in the zoo.Will perform daily routine duties such as feeding and watering zoo animals, animal enrichment, cage and exhibit cleaning, preparation of animal diets, etc. Will also assist with animal medical treatments. Will perform general grounds maintenance such as mowing and trimming, along with the development and maintenance of proper animal housing and habitat. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year of animal care in a zoological park setting. Associates Degree in zookeeping, biology, zoology or closely related field will be 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.
Convention and Visitors Bureau Director/Administration
The City of Great Bend, Kansas is seeking a Convention and Visitors Bureau Director for its organization. This individual will plan, coordinate and market activities to enhance the City of Great Bend's image as a destination for meetings, conventions, business and leisure travel, tournaments, tours and events. The Director will be responsible for partnership creation between the CVB, all sectors of the hospitality community, retail, attractions, the general public and the City of Great Bend. Ideal candidates should have experience in areas such marketing, social media, public relations and customer service. The Director will also oversee the operational aspects of the Great Bend Events Center. Interested individuals should have a Bachelor's Degree in public relations, marketing, business administration, or other related fields of study or an equivalent combination of experience or training. Previous tourism experience is preferred. The City of Great Bend offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. The salary range for this position begins at $41,184. Starting salary is negotiable based on qualifications. Applications should be submitted to the City Administrator at the City of Great Bend at 1209 Williams, Box 1168, Great Bend, KS 67530. This position will remain open until filled. Applications can be obtained on the City website at www.greatbendks.net under the “Jobs” link. For more information on this position, please call (620) 793-4111. Equal Opportunity Employer.