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.

Legal Secretary
Attorney's Office
Full-time position. Ability to be assertive while maintaining professionalism, confidentiality and interact with a wide variety of people in a professional manner. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, prioritize work appropriately and meet critical deadlines. Daily attendance is imperative for case workload. Computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, are a must.  

Program Specialist II

Road and Bridge
Full-time position. Responsible for the administration of bridge construction projects, bridge inspection data analysis, material quantity calculations, and assisting in the design, coordinate and inspection of road and bridge construction projects.

Detention Deputy I
Detention Center
Full-time position. Performs duties related to the detention and incarceration of alleged criminal violators and convicted criminals. The main responsibilities of this position include processing individuals in and out of the Detention Center, maintaining order and security, and maintaining the proper care and well-being of those incarcerated. 

WIC Dietician
Full-time position. Under the direct supervision of the assistant director, position is responsible for providing nutrition assessment and direct nutritional educational services to WIC participants. Assists in development and implementation of the WIC nutritional education plan.

Finance Director/Assistant Administrator
Full-time position. Under the general supervision of the county administrator, this exempt position is responsible for providing assistance and leadership for all aspects of budget and financial services, including budget preparation, presentation, monitoring, reporting and management. In addition, this position will assist the county administrator in a variety of ways to assure the County is operating efficiently and effectively.

Customer Service Representative II
Road and Bridge
Full-time position. Responsible for administrative and clerical support of the Road and Bridge Department and support functions for Harvey County. Work involves responsibility for maintaining data records for reporting, monitoring fuel consumption, submitting request for bids for fuel and overseeing its purchase and accounting, and answering questions of the public and vendors.

Field Appraiser (Personal Property)
Appraiser's Office
Full-time position. Under the general supervision of the county appraiser, this non-exempt position is responsible for the administrative, clerical and field support of the appraisal department functions for Harvey County. Work involves gathering data for the purpose of property valuation, conducts field appraisal of properties, assists with research in valuation and appeal of property values, responds to public inquiries and conducts the valuation of personal property, aircraft assessments and exemptions, and recording building permits.

Emergency Management
Full-time position. Under the general supervision of the county administrator, this exempt position is responsible for the operations of the Emergency Management Department for Harvey County. Performs comprehensive emergency management program activities, which include mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. May lead or assist with projects in many program areas, including disaster exercises, planning, public education, operations, public information, logistics, technology and equipment support, homeland security and training. 

Planning, Zoning and Environmental
Full-time position. Under the supervision of the county administrator, the Planning, Zoning and Environmental director is an exempt position that is responsible for administering and enforcing the planning, zoning and subdivision and sanitary codes of Harvey County. This employee is responsible for updating the Harvey County comprehensive plan and any revisions to zoning, subdivision and sanitary code regulations.

Assistant County Attorney
Attorney's Office
Full-time position. Position involves various legal duties and responsibilities as provided by statute and as prescribed by the county attorney. Responsibilities include the preparation and prosecution of cases involving the violation of criminal, civil or traffic law. Must have license to practice law in Kansas.

Community Health Nurse
Temporary (40 hours per week). Responsible for work involving direct nursing services for clients in open and satellite clinics. Duties include COVID-19 vaccination administration and corresponding recordkeeping. Work is performed with latitude for professional independence and in accordance with established agency policies and procedures. 

Maintenance Worker III
Road and Bridge
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. Requires a Class A CDL.

Department on Aging
Part-time position. Transports the general public, including elderly and people with disabilities, from one location to another within Harvey County and the surrounding counties by means of Kansas Department of Transportation minivans and small buses. Must have a neat appearance, ability to follow instructions, and valid commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement or willingness to obtain one within six months. 

4-H Program Assistant
Kansas State Research and Extension
Responsible for coordinating and managing the comprehensive 4-H youth development program in an Extension Unit. Supervised by Local Extension Unit Director and the 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent.

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.