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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.

Park, Zoo & Cemetery

Zookeeper I

Posted October 18, 2021 2:30 PM | 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 July 19, 2021 | 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 February 26, 2021 | 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

Records Clerk

Posted September 13, 2019 | Open Until Filled

RECORDS CLERK I The City of Independence will accept applications at the Kansas Job Service Center, 317 N Penn, Independence, KS 67301, or online at the City’s website... Full Description

Public Works

PSW III - CDL/Heavy Machinery Street Department

Posted August 31, 2021 | 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