Employment Opportunities


If you are applying for a position with the Courthouse, Landfill, or Road and Bridge, please download and print out the the Employment Application. If you need an application for the Sheriff’s Department, please download and print out the Sheriff’s Application. As of May 2023, you still have to print off the versions of the Applications and bring them in. We are working towards a process where you can fill out the application on line and submit them however we are not quite there yet!

Current Job Openings at Pawnee County........

One (1) Position open for EMT, AEMT or Paramedic


  • Position: EMT, AEMT or Paramedic
  • Requirements: Kansas EMS Certificate, current and in good standing; BLS CPR; ALS Providers are required to obtain ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Location: Larned, KS
  • Residency: Not required
  • Pay: Dependent on certification level and experience, routine OT built into schedule. 
  • Open Until Filled 
  • For application click here
  • Questions: Contact Kara Lawrence at kara.lawrence@pawneecountyks.org


One (1) Position open for Trial Court Clerk II 


If you have any questions on this position you may call Kay at District Court 620-285-6937. Applicants may apply at: https://www.kscourts.org/Public/Court-Careers

Position:                                     K0055966

Location of Employment:       24th Judicial District, Pawnee County 67550

Classification and Grade:       Trial Court Clerk II, Grade 18 - $17.26 hourly                                             

Kansas Judicial Branch Benefits State Employment Center - Benefits (ks.gov)                                                       

Job Duties: This position involves standardized work duties, which follow well-established procedures. Duties include receiving and filing documents to include electronic filing, scanning/imaging documents, data entry, receipting monies, setting hearings, and maintaining court calendars. Will cross train in multiple areas of the district court and assist with caseload management as needed. This position requires excellent customer service skills, as it provides information and assistance to judiciary, attorneys, law enforcement agencies, state agencies and the public. Performs other duties as assigned by Clerk of the District Court.                                                      

Required Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalency and one year of experience in clerical work.

Preferred Skills or Abilities: Applicants must have experience working with computer programs; understand modern office procedures and practices. Applicants need to be detail oriented, with the ability to prioritize, organize, and multi-task. Able to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to make decisions in accordance with laws, court policies and procedures. 

Other: All applicants are subject to a name based criminal history background check.                                                                       

Application deadline:   Open until filled

The Americans with Disabilities Act ensures your right to reasonable accommodations during the employment process. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation in completing an application form, taking an examination, or in interviewing. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the Judicial Branch. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the Judicial Branch. TDD users may call through the Kansas Relay Center at (800) 766-3777.


The Kansas judicial branch does not discriminate on the basis of 

race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.


Positions open for Equipment Operator II 

AAAPawnee County Highway/Weed Department is currently accepting applications for Equipment Operator II. This is a full-time position with benefits. Physical labor and mechanical skills are required for this position. The ability to operate a loader, spray truck, backhoe, dump trucks, semis & mowers is a plus. A valid Kansas Drivers License is required and a Class A CDL with Tanker endorsement is required within 6 months of employment. Pay based on qualifications. Applications and job description can be picked up at 615 E 10th Street or by calling 620-285-6141. You may also download an application above. Applications will be accepted until position filled. Pawnee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


One (1) Position open for Sheriffs DeputyPawnee County is seeking an individual to fill a full-time position as a Sheriff’s Deputy.  This position is responsible for performing uniformed deputy patrol duties and enforcing all federal, state and local laws and county resolutions.  

Requirements:  high school diploma or GED, valid Kansas driver’s license with no serious traffic violations, KLETC certification preferred but not required, must pass security background check, medical and psychological exams and drug screening.  Those with Brady/Giglio history need not apply.  Application and full job description can be picked up at Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office-116 W 8th St, Larned, KS.  Salary is DOQ.


One (1) Position open for Jailer      

SheriffPrimary duties include those duties assigned by the Sheriff, Undersheriff, and Jail Administrator and/or Jail Lieutenant. These duties shall include, but are not limited to booking of prisoners, data entry, overseeing the general health and welfare of prisoners, feeding of prisoners, general cleaning and maintenance of the jail facility, record keeping, attending prisoners summoned to court, and any other duties as pertains to the orderly operation of the Pawnee County Jail. Co-lateral duties may be given by the Sheriff, Undersheriff, Jail Administrator and/or Jail Lieutenant. Additionally, this officer will be required to work any holidays and weekends his/her shift may fall upon. Will be required to change the hours of his/her workday to fill-in when needed on other existing shifts or special circumstances as deemed necessary by the Jail Administrator, Sheriff, or their designee. Please download an application from above or pick one up in person. A job description can also be downloaded from above list. 

Pawnee County Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.