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 elkcountyks.org 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.



Elk County EMS


Elk County EMS is currently seeking individuals interested in becoming a part of the Elk County EMS family. At this time there is a need for certified personnel to fill the recently vacated position of the EMS department.


Elk County EMS, through grants and department funding, will absorb the cost of the training in return for becoming a certified EMT to be employed by Elk County EMS.


Interested individuals need to call 620-374-5911 and talk Ken Mitchell, EMS Director, for further information and requirements.



Sheriff Deputy

The Elk County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Full Time Deputy. The Sheriff’s Office is looking to hire someone with previous certification as a Kansas law enforcement officer but is not required for a starting deputy.

Hourly pay will be based on applicant’s qualifications, certifications, and experience.

Benefits include Health care, KPERS, Vacation, & Sick leave.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or G.E.D. is required. Applicant must possess a valid Kansas Driver’s License. Applicant cannot have any Felony or Domestic Violence Convictions to include any diversions or expungements. Applicant must be 21 years of age to apply. You will be required to pass a physical and a Drug and alcohol test. Information for Obtaining an application:

For more information on applying, please contact Elk County Sheriff’s Office at 620-374-2123 or email sheriff@elkcountyks.org.

Closing date: Applications for this position are accepted until the position is filled.