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Human Resources

Phone: 913-715-1400

111 S. Cherry St., Suite 2600, Olathe, KS 66061

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Frequent Questions

Job Openings

The application close date should be noted on the job posting. Positions are posted for a minimum of one week and are typically posted for two weeks.

The job site is updated as new positions become available.


For free internet access, you are welcome to visit the Human Resources office or any metro area library. The Human Resources office is located at 111 S. Cherry St., Suite 2600, Olathe, Kansas 66061 and is open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For a listing of Johnson County Library branch locations and hours of operation, please visit the library’s website at http://www.jocolibrary.org/.

Yes, an email address is required to apply for a position and create an account. The majority of communication during the application and hiring process is sent via email. If you do not have an email address, you can set up a free account at Gmail, Yahoo or various other service providers.

Login to your account. Select ‘Resume/CV’ then click ‘Edit Resume/CV.’ Make your updates and then select ‘Submit.’

Login to your account. Select ‘User Account Details.’ To make changes, select the pencil icon next to the heading ‘User Information.’ Make your changes and click ‘Save.’

It depends on how many hours per week are regularly scheduled for the position. Please see our Benefits page for a more detailed breakdown of the benefits available by job status.

No, we do not accept applications after the position has been closed.

No, we only accept applications for current position openings, and do not review unsolicited applications. To set up an email alert to notify you when a position is posted that may interest you, a Job Search Agent can be created from your account.


No, it is up to you to determine which jobs you wish to send an application.

Yes, but you must submit an application for each position for which you want to apply.

All of our current job openings are listed on our careers page. Click on Jobs Open to the Public to view our current list.  Once you have identified a position of interest, you will need to click “Apply for this job.”

Veterans who have been honorably discharged from the military may apply for Veteran’s Preference for all Civil Service positions. Civil Service positions include all sworn law enforcement jobs within the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. Learn more about Civil Service opportunities.

  • 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 email 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.


You should receive an email notification or phone call regarding the status of your application.

No, you do not have to be a resident to work for Johnson County Government.

Your application will remain active for 90 days after the position closes and can only be considered for the position that you applied for.


After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email.

Johnson County selects applicants for jobs on the basis of their education, experience and skills. Your application will be compared to the job you applied for, so it is important to read the job posting and provide detailed information about your experience and skills as they relate to the description. Also, answer the supplemental questions thoroughly and truthfully.

  • Minimum Qualifications: It is mandatory that you meet the minimum qualifications in order to be considered for the job.
  • Special Requirements: Some jobs have requirements for licenses, certifications, bilingual ability, physical strength, etc. It is mandatory that you meet these requirements in order to be considered.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Applicants who meet most or all of the preferred qualifications, as well as the minimum requirements, will generally be considered stronger candidates.


The Human Resource partner or hiring manager will contact you directly if a job offer will be extended.

It generally takes two to three weeks after a position closes for the Human Resource partner and hiring manager to review all the applications. At that time, the applicants selected to come in for interviews will be contacted.



Our online application system supports all the major internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and Microsoft Edge). If you are experiencing issues, you may want to try another browser. Make sure you have the latest version of the browser you are using.

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