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Applicants must submit a completed City application online by the closing date. Please be as descriptive as possible in completing the online application so we can assess your qualifications as they relate to the position.
Note: A completed City application is required to apply for any position with the City of Leawood. Resumes, cover letters and  related materials may also be required but cannot be used in place of a City application.
If you are unable to use the online application process, please contact the Department of Human Resources at 913-339-6700.
Selection Process
Based on the qualifications described in the application materials that you submit, the best candidates for the position will be identified, and only those candidates will continue on in the selection process.
Careers in Law Enforcement
Additional information about the recruitment process for law enforcement positions can be found on the City of Leawood's Police Recruitment Page including a brief video overview of the City of Leawood's Police Department.  
The City of Leawood is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to employ qualified persons without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.
It is the City's policy not to hire relatives of persons already employed by the City of Leawood which includes parents, grandparents, grandchildren, spouses, siblings, children, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and step relations or in-laws of these relatives. Seasonal positions may be filled by an individual who is related to a City employee as long as the City employee is not the City Administrator, a member of the governing body or a department head. The seasonal employee may not be placed in a position that will supervise or be supervised by a family member.

The City of Leawood does not have a City residency requirement.

Job Openings


City Hall | Leawood, KS
Community Development - Planning Services | Planning Services
Details: Starting rate of pay: $19.24 -$26.45 / hour, DOQ. This position will close on Monday, May 8th at 4pm.

Parks Maintenance Worker (Facilities & Construction Crew)  

Parks Maintenance | Leawood, KS
Parks and Recreation - Parks Maintenance | Parks Maintenance
Details: Starting rate of pay is $14.43 / hour. This posting will close on Monday, April 24th at 4pm.

Recreation Attendant (Part -Time Seasonal)  

City Hall | Leawood, KS
Parks and Recreation - Programming | Programming
Rate of Pay: $9.00 - $9.00
Status: Open until filled

Climbing Instructor / Team Building Lead (Seasonal)  

Ironwoods Park | Leawood, KS
Parks and Recreation - Outdoor Programming | Outdoor Programming
Rate of Pay: $10.25 - $10.25

Cabin Overnight Attendant  

Other | Leawood, KS
Parks and Recreation - Outdoor Programming | Outdoor Programming
Rate of Pay: $7.25 - $7.25

Camp Counselor Aide (Seasonal)  

Other | Leawood, KS
Parks and Recreation - Programming | Programming

Camp Counselor (Seasonal)  

Other | Leawood, KS
Parks and Recreation - Programming | Programming

Police Officer I  

Justice Center | Leawood, KS
Police - Patrol | Patrol
Rate of Pay: $40,019.00 - $65,000.00