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Applications for open positions are accepted at the Kansas Works Office and online at this website. Please note that department heads are required to live within Montgomery County, Kansas within six months of employment. All other City employees are required to live within a 90-mile radius of Independence, Kansas within six months of employment.

Fire/EMS

Firefighter I/EMT

Posted January 2, 2022 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Basic Function Under supervision, responds to fire alarms and emergency medical calls to protect life and property. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Tests and... Full Description

Mobile Intensive Care Technician/FFI (PARAMEDIC)

Posted January 2, 2022 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Basic Function Under supervision, responds to fire alarms and emergency medical calls to protect life and property. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Tests and... Full Description

Police Department

Patrol Officer I

Posted January 2, 2022 | Open Until Filled

The City of Independence will accept applications online at www.IndependenceKs.gov, or in person at KansasWorks, 317 N. Penn, Independence, KS 67301, for the position of... Full Description

Public Works

PSW II - Medium Machinery Street Department or Water/Sewer Department

Posted August 31, 2022 | Open Until Filled

The City of Independence will accept applications at Kansas Works, 317 N. Penn Avenue, Independence, KS 67301, for a PSW II/Medium Equipment Operator for work at the Street... Full Description

Wastewater Treatment Plant

Chief Wastewater Plant Operator

Posted September 9, 2022 | Open Until Filled

CHIEF WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR The City of Independence will accept applications at Kansas Works, 317 N. Penn Avenue, Independence, KS 67301, for a Chief Wastewater Plant... Full Description