Office Personnel

Elk County Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for the position of an Office Clerk.

This is a full-time position, Monday- Thursday 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Qualified candidates MUST BE reliable, dependable, and possess mathematical aptitude to balance funds. Must be competent to learn quickly with attention to detail. Candidates must possess knowledge of general accounting and computer skills and have ability to adapt in high demand situations. This position reports directly to the County Clerk. Grade/Pay Range commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit resume & application which can be found on this page or requested at the County Clerk’s Office in the Courthouse. Elk County Clerk, PO Box 606, Howard, KS 67349.

Elk County is EOE.

Elk County Detention Deputy

The Elk County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of DETENTION DEPUTY for the Elk County Detention Facility. This is a full-time, 12-hour shift position.

The Elk County Detention Facility is an approximately 18 bed facility located in Howard, KS. In addition to housing inmates, the Elk County Detention Facility also provides inmate housing for surrounding counties.

The Detention Deputy is responsible for the daily management of inmates in a direct supervision environment while maintaining safety and security therein.

Duties include but are no limited to: Documenting and maintaining records of inmate activities, addressing inmate requests, performing security checks, identifying and responding to safety/security concerns, conflict resolution, & court hearings.

Applications can be picked up and left at the Elk County Sheriff’s office at 100 North Cedar Street, Howard, Kansas 67349, or can be sent by E-Mail by sending a request to



Registered Nurse

The Health Dept. is accepting applications for a full-time RN position. General applications can be printed from this page or contact The Elk County Health Dept. at (620) 374- 2277.

Elk County is EOE.


Elk County Public Works


Elk County Public Works is seeking career minded individuals for full-time employment. Qualified individuals will operate a variety of equipment and perform tasks related to road and bridge maintenance and construction. Such as grading roads, hauling rock, asphalt and sand, installing road signs, and preforming bridge maintenance. The employee in this position will be expected to learn the operation of heavy trucks and equipment.

Applications are available online at or by calling (620)374-2580.

Applicants are subject to drug screen and background check. Full time employment will include insurance and KPERS. Elk County is EOE.