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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.

Police Department

DISPATCHER/CLERK I

Posted May 21, 2020 | 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 June 3, 2020 | 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

Wastewater Treatment Plant

Wastewater Plant Operator I

Posted January 23, 2019 | Open Until Filled

Basic Function Under direction , on an assigned shift maintains and operates sewage treatment plant and related functions, and performs a variety of skilled tasks in the... Full Description

Wastewater Plant Operator Trainee

Posted February 14, 2019 | Open Until Filled

Basic Function Under direction, on an assigned shift, maintains and operates sewage treatment plant, and related functions, and performs a variety of skilled tasks in the... Full Description