Ottawa County is Hiring!

Ottawa County Job Application (PDF)

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Spray Applicator

Ottawa County Noxious Weeds is seeking a Spray Applicator. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Persons in this position perform a range of duties that include receiving and storing hazardous chemicals and materials, mixing and applying a multitude of chemicals on rights-of-way for noxious and non-noxious weeds, understanding and identification of multiple species of weeds, and remove, recreate, and replace 911 signs located in the county. Must be able to operate multiple pieces of equipment and obtain all required licenses and classifications required to perform essential job duties. Ottawa County is an equal Opportunity Employer with many benefits including health and dental insurance and a full retirement system with KPERS. Applications may be picked up at the Ottawa County Noxious Weed Department located at 894 E 10th St., Minneapolis, KS or the Ottawa County Treasurer's Office located at 307 N Concord Suite 105, Minneapolis, KS. Position remains open until filled.

General Laborer/Mechanic Assistant/Motor Grader Operator 

Ottawa County Road & Bridge Dept. is seeking a General Laborer, Mechanic Assistant, and Motor Grader Operator. Applications may be picked up at the office at 307 N. Concord, Minneapolis, KS. Hiring wage has been increased and applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE

Corrections Officer

Ottawa County Sheriff's Office is seeking a CORRECTIONS OFFICER for immediate openings. Must be 21 years of age, high school diploma or GED. No FELONY convictions, No serious misdemeanors or domestic violence offenses. Must be able to work 12 hour shifts, weekends, and holidays. Applications can be picked up at the Ottawa County Sheriffs office at 312 N Ottawa, Minneapolis, KS, or click on the link. To call for assistance 785-392-2157. EOE


Ottawa County Appraisers Office is seeking a Personal Property/Data Collector. Duties will be split with working indoors and outdoors. Applicant must have a valid drivers license. Applications may be picked up from the Appraisers Office at 307 N Concord, Minneapolis, KS, or click on the link above. Return all applications to the Appraisers Office or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. EOE