The City of Emporia has a wide variety of positions that require varied skills and abilities from heavy physical labor to highly trained skills and technical expertise.
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of non-job-related medical conditions or disabilities. An application will not be considered unless all essential information is provided. Applicants must take residence in Lyon County, or immediately surrounding counties, if employed and must continue to reside within the residency limits while so employed.
The City of Emporia reserves the right to administer polygraph tests, drug tests, background screening and driving record checks during the employment process when the results can be used in measuring the applicant's ability to perform the job. Preplacement medical exam will be required for certain positions and a drug/alcohol screening and background check will be required for all positions after a conditional offer of employment has been made.
The Human Resources (HR) Department assists our employees with issues concerning payroll, health insurance, retirement benefits, workman's compensation and other issues.