Welcome, and thank you for your interest in working for Harvey County.

We enjoy a safe, enthusiastic work environment with well qualified employees that establish us as an emerging leader in the state. We want you to be here, too. To submit an application for one of our open positions, please visit our job profiles on the KSGovJobs page by clicking on the position titles listed below.

For more information, please call us at (316) 284-6806, or visit the Harvey County Courthouse, 800 N. Main St. in Newton, Kansas.

Full-time position. Person reports to the county administrator and board of county commissioners. Duties include supervision of staff, budget preparation and oversight, grant writing and management, and public speaking presentations. This person will coordinate activities with area senior service providers, the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, the Central Plains Area Agency on Aging, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and the Kansas Department of Transportation.  

Dispatcher I
Emergency Communications
Full-time position. Applicant must have good computer skills, type a minimum of 30 words per minute, be able to perform several tasks simultaneously, and must be willing to work any shift, including nights, weekends and holidays. In addition, you must have sufficient speech, vision, hearing and communication skills to perform the job required. Experience in public safety dispatching and certified EMD preferred.

Transport Driver
Community Corrections
Part-time position. Transport juveniles and adults in agency vehicles to and from treatment facilities throughout Kansas, Sedgwick County programs, etc. Qualifications include a high school diploma or GED, valid Kansas Class C driver's license, and a good driving record.

Detention Deputy I
Correctional Services
High school diploma or GED. No felony criminal record. Ability to deal firmly, but effectively, and supervise prisoners. Ability to work with staff and handle public with tact and courtesy.