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Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Manhattan. Applicants should be 18 years old or older for most positions, but no younger than 16 for any position. Browse through the following list of available job opportunities. More details, application instructions and additional information is available on our Career Portal.

If you need assistance, please call 785-587-2443. If you are relocating to Manhattan, find out more about our community and potential jobs for your accompanying family members.

Available Full-Time Positions


Airport Security Coordinator
Administer and maintain the Airport Security Program, ensuring it is in full compliance with Transportation Security Administration rules and regulations.

Airport Security Technician
Assist Airport Security Coordinator in planning, organizing and managing all aspects of airport security.

Finance Clerk (Customer Service)
Acts as initial contact for city offices, sets up and terminates water customer accounts, answers utility billing questions and assists with accounting functions.

Temporary Full-Time Maintenance Technician — Street
Responsible for assisting in all related maintenance administered by the Street Division.

Senior Planner — Current Planning
Directs all aspects of current planning by supervising and implementing adopted plans.

Planner/Planner II
Performs current planning and zoning administration to guide growth and development of the city.

Assistant FHDC Director/Development
Responsible for increasing attendance numbers and securing revenue at FHDC by offering a quality product through areas of marketing, public relations, development, guest services and operations.

Building Technician
Supervises and performs extensive maintenance and cleaning and basic building repairs for city facilities.

Recreation Supervisor — Youth Sports
Plans, directs, coordinates, supervises and evaluates to assure sufficient and quality programs for youth sports activities and special events.

Firefighter
Applicants must meet all qualifications, possess EMT certification and be available for fire academy starting May 22, 2017.