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.

Sheriff's Office
We are seeking KLETC-certified or equivalent (Reciprocity) to fill an opening. Position requires working rotating, 12-hour shifts. Uniforms, take-home vehicle and equipment are provided. Must be at least 21 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 testing, and must not be subject to Giglio impeachment. Must have valid Kansas driver's license or be able to obtain one prior to employment. Applicant will also be required to pass a medical physical and physical agility testing.

Legal Secretary
Attorney's Office
Full-time position. Ability to be assertive while maintaining professionalism, maintain 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 work caseload. Computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, are a must. 

Full-time position. 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 communications skills to perform the job required. Experience in public safety dispatching and certified EMD preferred. 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.