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Welcome to the City of Lawrence's Career Portal!

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! If this is your first time applying online, you will be prompted to create an account and select a username and password. You cannot complete an application until your account has been set up. The information in your account will be saved and you can use that account to apply for additional open positions in the future. We only accept applications for positions that are currently open and advertised.

You will have the opportunity to upload a resume and cover letter.  Read the job posting carefully; it contains information about the position for which you are applying.  Answer all questions completely and accurately (required questions are marked with a red asterisk).  Your opportunity for employment begins with the accuracy and completeness of your application.  The information you provide in the application and assessment (if applicable) will be the primary basis for evaluating your qualifications.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Lawrence provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. The City of Lawrence does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, or disability protected by law.

Please visit our Lawrence Human Resources page for Contact Information.

Job Openings

Financial Technician  

Finance
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $17.89 to $19.68/hr.,D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 6/21/21,Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Planner I/II  

Planning & Dev Svc
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Ranges: Planner I- $49,533 to $54,486 | Planner II- $61,024 to $67,127 Annually, D.O.Q.; Close Date: 7/11/21 at 11:59PM.
Weekly Hours: 40

MSO Technologist- Central Garage  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $26.19 to $28.81/hr., D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 6/21/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Utility Operator - Treatment (Internal Applicants Only)  

MSO
Details: Starting Salary Range: $19.68 to $21.64/hr., D.O.Q.; Close Date- 6/20/21 at 11:59PM. Internal City of Lawrence Applicants Only.
Weekly Hours: 40

Temporary Utility Operator - Treatment  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $19.68 to $21.64/hr., D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 6/21/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Assistant Information Technology Director  

Information Technology
Details: Starting Salary Range: $97,738 to $107,512 Annually, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 6/14/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Cybersecurity Manager  

Information Technology
Details: Starting Salary Range: $76,549 to $84,204 Annually, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 6/14/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Horticulturist  

Parks & Recreation
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $21.64 to $23.81 hourly, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 6/14/21
Weekly Hours: 40

Community Engagement Coordinator  

City Manager
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $54,486 to $59,935 Annually, D.O.Q.; Close Date: 6/20/21 at 11:59PM
Weekly Hours: 40

General Manager- Solid Waste, Facilities and Fleet  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $97,738 to $107,512 Annually, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/24/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Utility Operator - Maintenance  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $19.68 to $21.64/hr., D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/24/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Utility Operator/Technician - Treatment  

MSO
Details: Starting Salary Range: $19.68 - $21.65 (Utility Operator) $21.65 to $23.81 (Technician Utility)/hr., D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/24/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Administrative Technician  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $17.89 to $19.68/hr., D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/24/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Project Engineer I/II  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $61,024 to $75,182 Annually, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/10/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Senior Project Engineer  

MSO
Details: Starting Salary Range: $76,549 to $84,204 Annually, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/10/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

General Manager - Administration  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $97,738 to $107,512 Annually, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/17/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours:

Applications Administrator- HR/IT  

City Manager
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $68,347 to $75,182 Annually, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/12/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Technician Programs - HHW  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $23.81 to $26.19/hr., D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/17/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Environmental Remediation Manager  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $68,347 to $75,182 Annually, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/17/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Project Inspector  

MSO
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $26.19 to $28.81/hr., D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/10/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Assistant City Attorney  

City Attorney
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $76,549 to $84,204 Annually, D.O.Q.; Application Review Begins 5/17/21, Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Head Lifeguard   

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $11.00 and up
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Open until Filled
Weekly Hours: 30

Police Officer (Lateral/Experienced Hires)  

Police
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Starting Salary Range: $21.97 and up hourly, D.O.Q.; Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours:

Playground Program Counselors  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $10.00 - and up
Weekly Hours: 30-35

Playground Head Counselors  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $11.00 and up
Weekly Hours: 30-35

Playground Assistant Counselors  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $9.00 and up
Details: Open until Filled
Weekly Hours: 20-30

Pool Slide Dispatch  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $9.00 and up
Details: Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 30

Inside Services Golf Attendant  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $10.00 - $15.00
Weekly Hours: 15

Outside Services Golf Attendant  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $7.25 - $12.00
Weekly Hours: 15

Park Maintenance  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $11.00 - $13.00
Weekly Hours: 40

Golf Course Maintenance   

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $11.00 - $13.00
Weekly Hours: 40

Athletic Maintenance Supervisor  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $13.00 - $16.50
Weekly Hours: 40

Athletic Field Maintenance  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $11.00 - $13.00
Weekly Hours: 40

Youth Baseball/Softball Umpires   

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $15.00 - and up
Weekly Hours: 6 - 18 hours per week

Water Safety/Fitness Instructor   

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $10.00 - and up
Weekly Hours:

Aquatic & Building Maintenance   

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $11.00 - $13.00
Weekly Hours:

Recreation Center Leader - Sports Pavilion Lawrence┬«  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $10.00 - and up
Weekly Hours:

Field Operator  

MSO
Details: Starting Salary Range: $19.58 to $21.54/hr. D.O.Q. Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Solid Waste Loader  

MSO
Details: Starting Salary: $17.80/hr.; Open Until Filled
Weekly Hours: 40

Recreation Center Leader   

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $10.00 - and up
Weekly Hours:

Lifeguard   

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $10.00 - and up
Weekly Hours:

Building Maintenance - Sports Pavilion Lawrence┬«  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $11.00 - $13.00
Weekly Hours:

Adult Softball Umpires   

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $20.00 - $25.00
Weekly Hours: