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 an overview of our benefits package, click here.

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

Park Ranger
Full-time position. Under the general supervision of the park supervisor, this position is responsible for the unskilled, physical and skilled labor tasks necessary to perform maintenance, repair and construction of the parks and recreation system, to include maintaining and repairing equipment necessary to complete the tasks. Enforce rules and regulations, investigations of nuisances, complaints and participation in safety or rescue activities. 

Bait Shop Associate 
Part-time, seasonal position, approximately 20 hours per week. Under the direct supervision of the Parks director, this position is responsible for administrative support of the Parks Department, including communicating and working with the public, counting and handling money, balancing cash in drawers and balancing funds.

Community Health Nurse - WIC
Part-time position. Under the direct supervision of the assistant director, this permanent part-time (32 hours per week), non-exempt position is responsible for work involving direct nursing services for clients in open and satellite clinics. Duties include coordinating the Women, Infants and Children program. Work includes planning for and carrying out WIC programs and coordinating these programs with related services.

Detention Deputy I 
Detention Center
Full-time position. Under the supervision of the sheriff, the detention deputy captain and/or the deputy lieutenant, the Detention Deputy I position performs duties relating 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. Employee may be required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency conditions. Supervise visitations, and provides for a safe environment in the Detention Center.

Juvenile Intake and Assessment Worker
Community Corrections
The JIA worker is responsible for meeting law enforcement and the youth within 30 minutes of being contacted. The employee interviews the juvenile and compiles information for the intake and assessment questionnaire, MAYSI-2 and KDAI when applicable and enters the information on a database. The worker will make placements based on assessed needs and county attorney recommendations.