Careers with Johnson County Government

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Johnson County Government is composed of multiple departments, agencies, and offices, and employs thousands of individuals. Together, we use our vast array of knowledge and skills to provide exemplary public service to our community.

We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other.

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Be a part of our team!

If you’re searching for an opportunity to do meaningful work, then check us out. Explore our valuesour culture and our commitment to VIBE (Voices of Inclusion, Belonging and Equity). We offer comprehensive benefitsemployee development opportunities, and much more.

We strive to be an employer of choice and invite you to search our open positions and view video spotlights on a few open positions. 

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If you share our passion and commitment to public service and workplace culture is important to you, please consider beginning or continuing your career with us.

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Why Work for Johnson County?

Johnson County is one of the nation’s premier counties, providing comprehensive services to citizens and Johnson County Government is a leading organization in the Kansas City metropolitan area.  Johnson County is a growing and diverse community with more than 609,000 residents nestled in the southwestern quadrant of the Kansas City metropolitan area (combined population of 2.34 million) and exhibits all of the hallmarks of a great community: a thriving and growing business sector; nationally-recognized public schools; first-class cultural and recreational amenities; and distinctive and welcoming neighborhoods. 

We are a progressive and innovative organization that provides high-quality and cost-effective services to our residents through our dedicated and knowledgeable workforce.   Our employees are empowered, regardless of title or position, to exercise leadership, making Johnson County a great place to work, to live, and to be.  

If you share our passion and commitment to public service and workplace culture is important to you, please consider continuing your career with us.  We have a variety of career opportunities and hope that you find something of interest. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Johnson County Government proudly commits to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. We embrace diversity and prohibit discrimination against employees and applicants for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion (or no religion), creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, military service or veteran status, citizenship, political affiliation or belief, and any other status or characteristic protected by law.

We support an inclusive workplace where our employees excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability and job performance. If you are interested in employment with Johnson County and need an accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact us.

Frequent Questions for Positions Open to the Public

Can I search for position openings without creating an account?

Yes, click on County Positions Open To the Public to review all positions open to the public.  

How long are positions posted?

Positions are posted for a minimum of one week and are typically posted for two (2) weeks.  

How often is the job site updated with new positions?

The job site is updated as new positions become available.  

Can I set up a Job Search?

Yes, if you are unable to find the best opportunity, you can set up a Job Search Agent which sends emails when a position is posted that meets the search criteria.

  • Login to your account.
  • Enter the information for which you would like the Agent to search.  For example, if you are looking for an administrative position type ‘administrative’ in the keywords box.  Then click ‘Search’.
  • The results of your search will be displayed.
  • At the bottom of the screen click the ‘Save Search as an Agent’ link.
  • Enter a name and acknowledge that you are requesting to receive e-mail notifications from the system. Select ‘Save Search as Job Agent’ at the bottom of the screen.
  • To view, edit, or delete the Search Agent select ‘Job Search Agents’ in your Career Center or click ‘My Job Search Agents’ on the main Job Search page.

Where can I find help with my application and information on your hiring process?

Please explore Application Resources for assistance.

Additional Opportunities

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Johnson County Park & Recreation - Work Where You Play!
For more than 60 years the Johnson County Park and Recreation District (JCPRD) has been enhancing the lives of citizens through its parks and quality programs.

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Sheriff's Department
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is a progressive and dynamic law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 men and women, civilian and sworn.

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Court Careers
The Kansas judicial branch values a skilled and diverse workforce.

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