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By submitting your application for any position with the City of Arkansas City, you understand and agree to the following statements:
You agree that the contents of your application are true and that falsification, misrepresentation or omission of information could result in being removed from the hiring process or, in the case of subsequent employment, in being dismissed at any time.
You understand that you may be required to take relevant employment testing, for the purpose of determining your capability of performing the duties of the position. In the event you need reasonable accommodation for this testing or for the interview process please contact the Administrative Assistant - Human Resources (listed below).
If you are offered employment by the City of Arkansas City, you agree to participate in the appropriate examinations, determined by the position, which may include drug/alcohol screening, physical examination, psychological testing and physical endurance examinations. These examinations will be paid for entirely by the City of Arkansas City. Costs of transportation and time involved taking the examinations are the responsibility of the applicant.
Location and Size
Arkansas City, Kansas, is located in the middle of the state just north of the southern state line, approximately 60 miles south of Wichita, Kansas. The City encompasses 7.53 square miles of land in Cowley County, Kansas. With a current population of approximately 12,000, the City continues to grow and prosper.
The City of Arkansas City was incorporated in 1872, and operates under a Commission/Manager form of government. The Mayor is appointed to a one-year term by the Commissioners. The five members of the City Commission are elected to overlapping four-year terms of office. An election for City Commissioners is held every odd-numbered year.
The City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and City Commission as the chief administrative officer of the City and is charged with the efficient and effective administration of the City.
The City of Arkansas City provides, as a sampling, the following benefits for full-time employees:
Paid Vacation Time
Paid Sick Leave Time
Paid Personal Leave Time
9 Paid Holidays
Health, Prescription and Dental Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
KPERS & KP&F Retirement Program
Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
The City of Arkansas City is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Administrative Assistant listed below.
Administrative Assistant - Human Resources
City of Arkansas City
PO Box 778
118 W. Central Ave.
Arkansas City, KS 67005
(620) 442-8861 (fax)