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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.

Park, Zoo & Cemetery

Maintenance I -- Park/Zoo/Cemetery

Posted January 13, 2020 | Open Until Filled

Drives, maintains and repairs playground equipment, carousel, and miniature train. Performs equipment and vehicle inspections. Operates and drives a variety of... Full Description

Police Department


Posted November 13, 2018 | Open Until Filled

Basic Function — Under direction, receives regular and 911 telephone calls and dispatches appropriate personnel to handle emergencies. Essential Duties and... Full Description

Patrol Officer I

Posted October 18, 2018 | Open Until Filled

The City of Independence will accept applications at KansasWorks, 317 N. Penn, Independence, KS 67301, for the position of Police Officer I for work in the Police Department.... Full Description