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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 Parks & Recreation 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.
 
Line Maintenance Worker (Public Works-Operations) – Salary:  $15.19 - $22.06/hr – To perform semi-skilled work in a wide variety of water and sewer maintenance and construction tasks.  Requires high school diploma or GED with a minimum of one (1) year experience in semi-skilled maintenance or construction, and/or operation of equipment, similar to that of the assignment or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, ability and skill and possession of a valid CDL.  Hours:  M-F; 7-4. Application Deadline:  8/29/14
 
Utility Director (Utilities) - Salary up to $107,892/yr. - To operate, implement, plan and direct a comprehensive utility program that will insure sound planning, maintenance and service to the public for water, wastewater and electric systems.  The director will assist the City Administrator and other city officials in determining overall policy and direction for the City utility programs; administer all functions to include budgeting, scheduling and coordination, capital improvements, implementation, planning, personnel, and long and short range projects for the utilities.  This position serves as a key member of the City Administrator’s management team.  Gardner is a growing and progressive community located in southwestern Johnson County within the Kansas City metropolitan area.  Requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in engineering, public administration, management or related field and ten (10) years of increasingly responsible management experience in engineering and the utility industry.  Proven track record of leadership and employee involvement.  Excellent judgment and decision making skills.  Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively motivate others.  Possession of a valid driver’s license.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Competitive benefit package is included.  Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, plus evening meetings as required.  Application Deadline:  Open until filled with first review date: 8/18/14.
 
 
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 http://www.adobe.com. 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 humanresources@gardnerkansas.gov
 

 



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