Police Officer

The City of Baldwin City is now accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer.


The position protects and serves the citizens of Baldwin City.  This position provides citizen assistance, enforces all federal, state, and local laws, and performs patrol duties.  Making arrests, issuing citations for traffic violations, and investigating crimes and accidents are the primary responsibilities of this position.  This employee should possess excellent communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills.

Qualified applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, have a High School/GED education and be at least 21 years of age.

Experienced officer preferred; KLETC certified or equivalent.

Annual Salary Range is $37,565.00 to $51,695. Depending on Qualifications.


Benefits include health, dental and vision with other benefits options available. Excellent retirement options as well.



Codes Administrator Opening

City of Baldwin City is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Codes Administrator.


Under the supervision of the Community Development Director, the Codes Administrator is a non-exempt position under FLSA.  This position performs administrative duties, is responsible for the enforcement of codes and ordinances for building occupancy, zoning and subdivision regulations.  Promoting public safety in the City’s built environment, and in general, is required.  This employee should possess excellent organizational, public relations and communication skills.

Benefits include health, dental, vision. KPERS retirement, 401(a)/457 plan. Other benefits available.

Education: HS diploma, preferable some college education

Minimum experience: 5 years related experience and/or training

Applicant must have plumbing, electrical and building certifications. Within one year of employment must obtain mechanical and plan review certification.

Contact Ed Courton for more information.  ecourton@baldwincity.org or call 785.594.6427

Application deadline: June 9, 2017 – 4:00 p.m.


Mechanic position

The City of Baldwin City is accepting applications for the position of Mechanic in the Public Works department. Under the supervision of the Director of Public Works, the Maintenance Tech II – Mechanic position is non-exempt under FLSA. This position performs semi-skilled, skilled, and administrative work in maintaining the vehicles and mechanical equipment of the various City departments. This employee must possess a strong mechanical aptitude, as well as effective communication and public relations skills.

Salary range is negotiable depending on experience.

Benefits include BCBSKS health, dental and vision. Other benefits offered include 457 retirement plan, KPERS, Life insurance, Short disability insurance, voluntary life.

For additional information, applicants may contact Public Works Director, Kenny Oshel or Director of Electric Utility Distribution, Chris Croucher at 785-594-6907.

Applications will be accepted through May 31, 2017.



Volunteer Firefighters Needed

The City of Baldwin City Fire Department is seeking volunteer firefighters.  Must live or work in the Palmyra District. There are currently 3 open positions. Training will be provided.  For more information regarding becoming a volunteer firefighter, you may contact Fire Chief Terry Baker at tbaker@baldwincity.org

Applications accepted until filled.