Sumner County is located in south central Kansas twenty-three miles south of Wichita and abutting the Oklahoma border. Sumner County is included in the designation of the Wichita Metropolitan Service Area. The County encompasses 1,188 square miles and the population according to the 2010 census was 23,488. The County seat is the City of Wellington with a population of approximately 7,600. The County is also home to nine other incorporated communities, they are Argonia, Belle Plaine, Caldwell, Conway Springs, Geuda Springs, Mayfield, Milan, South Haven, and Oxford. A portion of the City of Mulvane also lies in Sumner County. For more information please visit the Sumner County website at http://co.sumner.ks.us
SUMNER COUNTY EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Thank you for your interest in employment with Sumner County. By submitting your application for any position with Sumner County, you understand and agree to the following statements.
You represent and warrant that the contents of your application are true, to the best of your knowledge and belief; and that falsification, misrepresentation or omission of information could be just cause of dismissal at any time. Completion of an application does not constitute an employment contract or an offer of employment. Employment with Sumner County is considered “at-will”.
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. Certain job positions may also require a background investigation. In the event you need reasonable accommodation for this testing or for the interview process, if selected, you understand that Sumner County will make this accommodation. Sumner County reserves the right to require medical documentation concerning the need for the accommodation.
If Sumner County selects you for employment, you agree to participate in the appropriate examinations, determined by the position, which will include pre-employment drug screening and may include pre-employment physical examination, psychological and physical endurance examinations as well. These examinations will be paid for entirely by Sumner County. Costs of transportation and time involved taking the examinations are the responsibility of the applicant.
Sumner County provides, as a sampling, the following benefits for full-time employees:
Health Insurance – includes medical, dental, vision, and prescription benefits. Sumner County participates in the State of Kansas Health Insurance Plan. For additional information please visit the State of Kansas, Department of Administration, web page.
- Employee Life Insurance
- Paid Vacation Leave
- Paid Sick Leave
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) or Kansas Police and Fire Retirement System (KP&F)
- Deferred Compensation programs
- Additional Optional Insurance (Including short-term Disability, Cancer, Accident, and Pre-Paid Legal Services)
- Payroll Direct Deposit
Sumner County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you have any questions about employment with Sumner County other than job openings, which are listed through this site, please contact:
Diana Aufdengarten, Deputy County Clerk/Human Resource
501 N. Washington, Rm 101
Wellington, Ks. 67152