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Employment Opportunities

Job Information Line: (913) 573-5688: 24-Hours

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas. A listing of employment opportunities are posted and updated every Thursday.

Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and will not be accepted after 5:00 pm on the closing date. Some special positions may have an earlier closing time, e.g., Police, Fire,& Sheriff so please follow the deadline listed on the applicant instruction sheets.

Applications for Deputy, Patrol Officer, and Firefighter EMT/MICT must be submitted in person to the Human Resources Department. Incomplete applications for Deputy, Patrol Officer, and Firefighter EMT/MICT will not be accepted.  



If scheduled for an interview, the candidate will be required to complete assessments which will vary by position: Typing (Speed & Accuracy), Data Entry, Grammar, Spelling, Math Copying Numbers and Alphabetizing.

How to apply:

All positions require that the applicant be a resident of Wyandotte County or willing to relocate within 12 months from the date of hire. As a condition of employment all employees must pass a post offer physical examination and drug screen. Public law requires all new appointees to submit proof of identity and employment eligibility. The Human Resources Department provides several options for you to choose from when applying for a position with the UG.

  • Apply by E-mail: Complete the Unified Government Application save application on pc and email as an attachment to
  • Apply in Person within the Human Resources Department
  • Apply by Mail: 701 N. 7th Street, Rm. 646, Kansas City, KS 66101
  • Apply by fax: (913) 573-5006

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Updated: September 3, 2015



 Job Title  Dept / Division  Salary  Closing Date  
Certified Plans Review Inspector Fire Department $5,618.00/mo. 9/23/2015   Details
Facilities Maintenance Specialist Public Works/Building & Logistics $15.09 - $18.46/hr. 9/9/2015   Details
Intensive Supervision Officer I Community Corrections/Adult $17.78/hr. 9/9/2015   Details
Juvenile Detention Officer Sheriff/Juvenile $17.14/hr. Until Filled    Details
Nurse Practitioner Health Dept./Personal Health Services $32.55 - $35.24/hr. Until Filled Details
Operations General Superintendent     Parks and Recreation $4,116.67 - $5,293.60/mo. 9/16/2015 Details
Professional Programs Assistant Community Corrections/AISP $3,081.87 - $3,874.00/mo. 9/9/2015   Details
Program Specialist Sheriff/Juvenile Intake $15.09/hr. 9/9/2015    Details
Program Supervisor Appraiser's Office $4,302.13 - $5,642.00/mo. Until Filled Details
Project Engineer Urban Planning & Land Use $3,882.67 - $4,992.00/mo. 9/16/2015   Details 
Public Safety Dispatcher Police/Communications $17.23/hr. 9/9/2015   Details
Real Estate Appraiser Appraiser's Office $3,081.87 - $3,874.00/mo. Until Filled Details
Staff Engineer Public Works/Engineering $3,645.20 - $4,686.94/mo. 9/16/2015   Details  




Arrangements will be made for applicants that require an accommodation completing the employment application form, interviewing or any other part of the employment process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to inform the Human Resources Department of needed accommodations.

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Address Hours J. Renee Ramirez Phone Numbers
City Hall 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Director  P: (913) 573-5660
701 N 7th Street Monday - Friday Email F: (913) 573-5006
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