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An Employment Application must be received when applying for a position. Applications will only be accepted for advertised positions. 
The City of Gardner is an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people, regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression.  We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
Please note:  A separate application form is required for all Police Department and Seasonal positions.
To submit an application electronically, please click HERE.  Note: our online application process works best with Internet Explorer 7 or later versions, so please verify that your browser is up-to-date before beginning the online submission process.
Police Officer (Police) - Salary Range:  $19.35 - $28.10/hr - To perform general duty police work consisting of patrol work on an assigned shift, preliminary investigation and miscellaneous duties incidental thereto.  Requirements include Bachelor or Master’s Degree preferred, but will accept graduation from a standard high school; supplemented by training of a certified law enforcement academy or center; or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, ability and skill.  Possession of a valid driver’s license is required.  Physical and mental fitness required, and at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Selection guidelines include; formal application; rating of education and experience; oral interview; polygraph; background check; and psychological evaluation.  Salary Range:  $19.35 – 28.10/hr.  Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled – First Review Date:  4/15/14 EOE   Complete the application for Police Officer here.
Seasonal Maintenance Worker (Electric) - Salary: $10.00/hr - To perform mowing and other duties as assigned within the department.  Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license.  Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled.  EOE
Seasonal Maintenance Worker (Public Works – Operations) – Salary: $10.00/hr – To perform mowing of public areas, fire hydrant painting and other duties as assigned within the operations division.  Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.  Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled  EOE


All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a post offer physical exam, drug screen, and background check including driving record.

You must have Acrobat Reader to view the employment application or job descriptions. You may download Acrobat Reader for free by visiting The Police Department requires a different employment application, which will be posted with any open job announcements.

Contact: Human Resource Division, 120 E Main, Gardner, KS 66030; Phone (913) 856-0951 or


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