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Applications for open positions are accepted at the Kansas Works Office and online at this website. Please note that department heads are required to live within Montgomery County, Kansas within six months of employment. All other City employees are required to live within a 90-mile radius of Independence, Kansas within six months of employment.

City Clerk/Water Office

Finance Office Intern - IHS Student Opportunity

Posted April 27, 2022 | Closes May 20, 2022 11:59 PM

The City of Independence will accept applications online or at City Hall, 811 W. Laurel St., Independence, KS 67301, for summer internship opportunities at City Hall . This... Full Description

Fire/EMS

Firefighter I/EMT

Posted January 2, 2022 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Basic Function Under supervision, responds to fire alarms and emergency medical calls to protect life and property. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Tests and... Full Description

Mobile Intensive Care Technician/FFI (PARAMEDIC)

Posted January 2, 2022 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Basic Function Under supervision, responds to fire alarms and emergency medical calls to protect life and property. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Tests and... Full Description

Park, Zoo & Cemetery

Part-Time Maintenance I - Park

Posted May 13, 2022 | Open Until Filled

Basic Function Under supervision, repairs, cleans, and maintains park and zoo grounds and facilities. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Drives, maintains and repairs... Full Description

Ride Operators/Ticket Sellers/Concessions

Posted February 21, 2022 | Open Until Filled

RIDE OPERATORS, CONCESSION WORKERS, AND TICKET SELLERS The City of Independence will accept applications at KansasWorks, 317 N. Penn, Independence, KS 67301, for ride... Full Description

Zookeeper I

Posted May 6, 2022 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

Basic Function Under supervision, cares for zoo animals and facilities. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Feeds, cleans, waters, bathes and grooms domestic and... Full Description

Police Department

Dispatcher/Clerk I

Posted January 2, 2022 | Open Until Filled

Basic Function — Under direction, receives regular and 911 telephone calls and dispatches appropriate personnel to handle emergencies. Essential Duties and... Full Description

Patrol Officer I

Posted January 2, 2022 | Open Until Filled

The City of Independence will accept applications online at www.IndependenceKs.gov, or in person at KansasWorks, 317 N. Penn, Independence, KS 67301, for the position of... Full Description

Public Works

PSW III - CDL/Heavy Machinery Street Department

Posted January 2, 2022 | Open Until Filled

The City of Independence will accept applications at Kansas Works, 317 N. Penn Avenue, Independence, KS 67301, for a PSW III/Heavy Equipment Operator for work at the Street... Full Description