Employment Opportunities


If you are applying for a position with the Courthouse, Landfill, or Road and Bridge, please download and print out the the Employment Application. If you need an application for the Sheriff’s Department, please download and print out the Sheriff’s Application. As of May 2022, you still have to print off the versions of the Applications and bring them in. We are working towards a process where you can fill out the application on line and submit them however we are not quite there yet!

Current Employment Opportunities In Pawnee County

One (1) Position open for Solid Waste Supervisor


Under the supervision of the Pawnee County Commissioners the Solid Waste Supervisor is a non-exempt position under FLSA.  This position supervises the daily operation of the transfer station/landfill in Larned and landfill in Burdett.  This position also operates department equipment and assists with maintenance.  The position will require a CDL class A or B and the individual will have a period of 6 months to get one if needed. This employee should possess good supervisory, communication and mechanical skills. Pay will depend on overall candidate qualifications. Download or print off the above Job Application or you may pick up one at the County Clerks Office on the 2nd Floor of the Courthouse. Please inquire with the County Clerk's Office at 620-285-3721 if you have any questions. Position will remain open until August 1, 2022. A job description can also be downloaded from above list. 

One (1) Position open for Equipment Operator II / Chemical Applicator 

TestPawnee County Highway/Weed Department is currently accepting applications for Equipment Operator II/Chemical Applicator. This is a full-time position with benefits. Physical labor and mechanical skills are required for this position. The ability to operate a loader, spray truck, backhoe, dump trucks, semis & mowers is a plus. A valid Kansas Drivers License is required and a Class A CDL with Tanker endorsement is required within 6 months of employment. Pay based on qualifications. Applications and job description can be picked up at 615 E 10th Street or by calling 620-285-6141. You may also download an application above. Applications will be accepted until position filled. Pawnee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

One (1) Position open for Jailer

jailPrimary duties include those duties assigned by the Sheriff, Undersheriff, and Jail Administrator and/or Jail Lieutenant. These duties shall include, but are not limited to booking of prisoners, data entry, overseeing the general health and welfare of prisoners, feeding of prisoners, general cleaning and maintenance of the jail facility, record keeping, attending prisoners summoned to court, and any other duties as pertains to the orderly operation of the Pawnee County Jail. Co-lateral duties may be given by the Sheriff, Undersheriff, Jail Administrator and/or Jail Lieutenant. Additionally, this officer will be required to work any holidays and weekends his/her shift may fall upon. Will be required to change the hours of his/her workday to fill-in when needed on other existing shifts or special circumstances as deemed necessary by the Jail Administrator, Sheriff, or their designee. Please download an application from above or pick one up in person. A job description can also be downloaded from above list. 

Pawnee County Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.