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.

Solid Waste
Under the general supervision of the county administrator, this exempt position is responsible for the operations, management and supervision of the county-wide solid waste efforts to reduce and minimize disposal into the solid waste stream and to educate the public and businesses. Candidate will supervise the operation of the entire department, including the closed municipal solid waste landfill, the construction and demolition landfill, the transfer station, recycling center and composting operation. Maintain compliance with all federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Field questions, concerns and complaints from the public. Assist with budget and control expenditures. Provide input on revenue sources. Prepare and complete reports. Inspect equipment on a regular basis and direct repairs as needed. Operate all job-related machinery and equipment. 

Office Clerk 
Temporary, summer position (up to 28 hours/week) available in the Harvey County Administration office. Duties will include assisting the Special Projects Coordinator with gathering, compiling and verifying data through on-site visits, phone calls and computer research for Solid Waste fee assessments. Computer input and a valid driver's license will be required. Organization and accuracy is important. Ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a supervised team setting, but also self-driven and ambitious to work individually.

Sheriff's Office
Applicant must be at least 21 years old and a United States citizen who has never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. Applicant must demonstrate honesty and integrity by successfully completing pre-employment polygraph and drug testing, and not subject to Giglio impeachment. Applicant must be certified KLETC or equivalent.

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. Must have sufficient speech, vision, hearing and communication skills to perform the job required. Experience in public safety dispatching and certified EMD preferred. Applicants must pass security and background check and hold a valid non-restricted driver's license.  

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.