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!

Position open for Landfill Worker  


Pawnee County Solid Waste is accepting applications for a Landfill Worker. This is a full-time hourly position working half a day Monday, Tuesday thru Friday 8am-5pm, and Saturdays half a day. Applicant must be able to perform physical labor and be able to lift at least 50 pounds.  This is a full-time position with benefits. Interested applicants contact Corey Meitl at 620-285-2016. Application can be downloaded from the list above.

Positions open for Equipment Operator II / Chemical Applicator 

AAAPawnee 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      

SheriffPrimary 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.