Employment Opportunities

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An Employment Application must be received when applying for a position. Applications will only be accepted for advertised positions. To submit an application electronically, please click HERE. Note: our online application process works best with Internet Explorer 7 or later versions, so please verify that your browser is up-to-date before beginning the online submission process.
The City of Gardner is an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people, regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression.  We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.




While the city does not have dedicated positions available to members of the military, we do encourage you to review the positions below and apply for those you may qualify for. Please also visit our military page for additional employment resources.

Parks and Recreation Summer Seasonal Positions 2019 (pdf)

Gardner Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for seasonal positions for the 2019 Summer season.   For an application, please click HERE.  To apply online please click HERE.  Only one method of application is required (paper or online).  Please submit applications to Gardner Parks and Recreation, 120 E. Main St. Gardner, KS 66030.  (Hours: 8-5 M-F)  Please specify job(s) you are applying for.  Applications (both online and paper applications) will be accepted through February 1, 2019.   


Current Job Openings

Senior Accountant

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$27.61/hr - $34.51/hr.
  • Posted Date:09/12/2019

Under the general direction of the Fiscal Services Manager, the Sr. Accountant will assist with the preparation of financial reports and apply accounting skills in assisting with the processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, payroll, capital assets, capital projects, and cash flows. The City employs two Senior Accountants whose job responsibilities in total include all of the duties listed below.  The duties are split between the two roles and cross training is strongly encouraged. Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, public or business administration with a minimum of three years of experience in a local government finance position or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Experience with Central Square software, governmental accounting standards or comprehensive annual financial reporting a plus.  Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. 

Job Description


Application and job description available at City Hall or on-line at www.gardnerkansas.gov Submit completed application to City of Gardner, HR Department, 120 E. Main, Gardner, KS, 66030.  All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a post offer physical exam, drug screen, and background check including driving record.

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