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Human Resources

Phone: 913-715-1400

111 S Cherry, Suite 2600, Olathe, KS 66061

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Benefits & Wellness

Benefits are an integral part of the overall compensation package provided by Johnson County. We strive to provide employees and their eligible dependents with choices that meet their needs. Insurance benefits begin on the first day of the calendar month following an employee’s start date or the date an employee becomes benefit-eligible. Below is the matrix that shows the benefits available to a full-time employee, a part-time partial plus employee and a part-time partial employee.

  Full-Time Part-time partial plus Part-time partial
Medical/Rx insurance X X  
Wellness strategy and programs X X  
Dental insurance X X  
Full-service vision plan X X  
Vision Savings Pass X X  
Health Savings Account X X  
Flexible Spending Accounts X X  
Life and AD&D insurance (employer provided) X X X
Voluntary term life insurance X X  
Sick disability pay (employer provided) X X  
457 tax deferred retirement savings program X X X
Holidays X X X
Personal holidays X X  
Vacation leave X X X
Sick leave X X X
Civic leave X X X
Bereavement leave X X X
Military leave (up to 10 days paid per year) X    
Shared leave X X X
Educational reimbursement program X    
  • Full-time employees: Regularly scheduled to work at least 40 hours a week
  • Part-time partial plus employees: Regularly scheduled to work 30-39 hours a week
  • Part-time partial employees: Regularly scheduled to work 20-29 hours a week

View the 2018 Benefits Overview guide for details about the county's employee benefits.

Career Opportunities

Johnson County is a great place to work!

A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is the chance to serve residents and the community of a first-class county.

With a workforce of nearly 4,000 employees, a range of career opportunities - from administrative support, to public safety officials, public works, and wasterwater work to managerial positions - is available to those wanting to ccontribute to the community and deliver great community service that impacts the county’s nearly 600,000 residents.

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County Jobs Open to the Public

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Hiring Process

Review Career Opportunities

Career opportunities throughout our organization are posted as they become available. Generally, positions are posted for two weeks. The job posting will include information regarding the closing date of the posting or the first initial review of applications.


Jobs Open to the Public

Johnson County Work Culture

If you’re looking for a place to work that encourages you to grow, innovate and give back, you’ll see that making a lasting difference is not just what we do. It’s who we are. We’re a values-based organization that empowers all employees, regardless of title or position, to exercise leadership. We trust each other – to do the right thing, for the right reason, for the public good. At Johnson County Government, everyone has something to contribute – making Johnson County a great place, to work, to live, to be.