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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 1 - Cemetery

Posted January 26, 2024 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

The City of Independence will accept applications at Kansas Works, 317 N. Penn Avenue, Independence, KS 67301, or online at the City’s website, for Maintenance I for work at... Full Description

Police Department

Community Service Officer

Posted December 22, 2023 | Open Until Filled

Basic Function Under direction of designated law enforcement personnel, provide assistance, guidance, and support to sworn officers and other members of the Police... Full Description

Dispatcher/Clerk I

Posted February 13, 2024 8:00 AM | 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

Patrol Officer I

Posted January 26, 2024 | Open Until Filled

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

Patrol Sergeant

Posted January 26, 2024 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

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

Police Detective

Posted January 26, 2024 | Open Until Filled

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

Public Works - PSW II Street

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

Posted January 26, 2024 | 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

PSW II - Sanitation CDL (Express)

Posted February 12, 2024 | Open Until Filled

The City of Independence will accept applications at Express Employment, 2009 North Penn Avenue for a PSW II position for work at the Sanitation Department. Alternately,... Full Description

PSW II - Street CDL (Express)

Posted February 12, 2024 | Open Until Filled

The City of Independence will accept applications at Express Employment, 2009 North Penn Avenue for a PSW II position for work at the Street Department. Alternately,... Full Description

PSW II - Water/Sewer CDL (Express)

Posted February 12, 2024 | Open Until Filled

The City of Independence will accept applications at Express Employment, 2009 North Penn Avenue for a PSW II position for work at the Water/Sewer Department. Alternately,... Full Description

Public Service Worker I - Sanitation Department (Express)

Posted February 12, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Express Employment Professionals is accepting applications at 2009 North Penn Avenue for a PSW I position for work at the City of Independence Sanitation Department.... Full Description

Public Service Worker I - Street Department (Express)

Posted February 12, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Express Employment Professionals is accepting applications at 2009 North Penn Avenue for a PSW I position for work at the City of Independence Street Department. Alternately,... Full Description

Public Service Worker I - Water/Sewer Department (Express)

Posted February 12, 2024 | Open Until Filled

Express Employment Professionals is accepting applications at 2009 North Penn Avenue for a PSW I position for work at the City of Independence Water/Sewer Department.... Full Description

Wastewater Treatment Plant

Wastewater Plant Operator I

Posted February 13, 2024 8:00 AM | 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 care... Full Description

Wastewater Plant Operator Trainee

Posted January 25, 2024 8:00 AM | 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