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 HRePartners 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.

GIS Coordinator 
Full-time position. Under the general supervision of the county administrator, this non-exempt position is responsible for overseeing, managing and coordinating the development and maintenance of the county-wide geographic information system (GIS) databases, including the strategic and long-range plans. Position is responsible for compiling data required for land record map preparation or revision, including aerial photographs, survey notes, records, reports and original maps to ensure completeness and accuracy. Candidate must have good math skills and reasoning ability. Must demonstrate self-initiative and use independent judgment regarding GIS activities. This includes reading and interpreting maps. Utilize ESRI-based GIS software, ArcGIS, ArcMap Advanced and Microsoft Excel to interpret data to use with ArcMap. Monitor accuracy of data and manage project timeliness, paying close attention to detail. Communicate with customers, employees and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information and address questions.

Legal Secretary 
Attorney's Office
Full-time position. Applicant must be assertive, maintain confidentiality, attention to detail and interact with the public in a professional manner. Daily attendance is critical for work caseload. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Ability to meet critical deadlines. 

Maintenance Worker III 
Road and Bridge
Full-time position. Responsible for the manual, semi-skilled and skilled tasks necessary to perform road and bridge maintenance, road construction and equipment operation. Operate graders, backhoe, rollers, loaders and other heavy equipment. Work on patching, grading, hauling and all aspects of the maintenance of paved and gravel roads, as well as bridge repair. Snow and ice removal. Welding experience a plus. Must be able to pass a physical examination and drug test. Requires a Class A CDL.

Custodian/Building Maintenance
Part-time, Monday through Friday, late afternoon/evening hours. Muts be 18 years old, high school diploma or GED, have current driver's license and pass a physical. Responsibilities include cleaning, repairs and maintenance of Courthouse, including snow removal when needed. 

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. 

Community Health Nurse
Harvey County and Marion County based position. Travel required in both counties. Under the direct supervision of the assistant director, this non-exempt position is responsible for work involving direct nursing services for clients in open and satellite clinics. Duties include immunizations, STI, child health and adult health nurse programs. Special assignments may be given to community health nurse. Work includes planning for and carrying out public health nursing programs and coordinating these programs with related services. Work is performed with latitude for professional independence and in accordance with established agency policies and procedures. This position is cross-trained to work in all public health nursing services.