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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: March 22, 2017



 Job Title  Dept / Division  Salary  Closing   Date  
Clerk     Sheriff/Administration $14.29/hr. 4/5/2017  Details 
County Engineer Public Works/Engineering $5,430.54-$9,550.67/mo./DOQ 4/5/2017 Details
Deputy Sheriff's Department $3,147.21/mo. N/A Details
Economic Development Director     Economic Development $77,896.00-$122,283.20/yr. 5/10/2017  Details
Election Technician Election Office $9.01-$14.94/hr. 3/29/2017 Details
Engineering Technician II Public Works/Water Pollution Control $18.20/hr. 3/29/2017 Details
Equipment Operator I Public Works/Street $18.73/hr. 3/29/2017 Details
Firefighter EMT/PARAMEDIC Fire Department

$ 3,062.81/mo. EMT

$3,521.66/mo. PARAMEDIC

4/5/2017   Details
Fiscal Support Assistant Finance/Treasury $15.39/hr. 3/29/2017 Details
Fleet Maintenance Technician II Public Works/Fleet Maintenance $23.68/hr. 3/29/2017 Details
Fleet Service Worker Public Works/Fleet $17.72-$18.66/hr. 3/29/2017   Details
Juvenile Care Worker I Sheriff/Juvenile $17.40/hr. 4/19/2017  Details
Maintenance Electrician Public Works/Water Pollution Control $27.51/hr. 3/29/2017 Details
Operations General Superintendent Public Works/Water Pollution Control $4,241.47-$5,562.27/mo. 4/5/2017    Details
Operations Supervisor Public Works/Street $3,548.13-$4,550.00/mo. 3/29/2017 Details
Patrol Officer Police Department $3,469.82-$4,455.31/mo. N/A


Program Aide/Transport Community Corrections/Juvenile $11.52/hr. 4/5/2017  Details
Program Supervisor Health/PHS/MCH Healthy Families $4,432.14/mo. 3/29/2017 Details
Program Supervisor (Classification Director) Sheriff/Detention $4,432.14 - $5,929.74/mo. 4/5/2017 Details
Public Safety Dispatcher Police/Communications $18.13/hr. 4/5/2017 Details
Seasonal/Temporary Laborer Parks and Recreation $12.00/hr. 3/29/2017 Details
Summer Laborer Parks and Recreation $10.00/hr. 4/13/2017







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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