Job Opportunities

Whether you’re interested in working for the City of Neodesha, or you’re looking for jobs in the private sector, Neodesha has career opportunities for you! Explore your options.

Plus, we're located in a Rural Opportunity Zone, so job seekers who relocate here may enjoy incentives like tax breaks or student loan assistance.


1. Firefighter / EMT or Paramedic

2. Lt / Firefighter / EMT or Paramedic

Job Description:  This position is responsible for protecting lives and property of the public by performing fire suppression, technical rescues, hazardous material responses and providing emergency medical care and transport.  This employee should be in excellent physical condition and have the ability to remain poised under extremely difficult and hazardous circumstances.  This employee should possess a strong mechanical aptitude and effective communication and public relations skills.  A complete job description is available upon request at City Hall, 1407 N 8th Street, Neodesha, KS.  For any other questions, please contact Landon Woodward, Fire Chief, 620-325-2642.  EOE


Fire Chief / EMS Director

The City of Neodesha is accepting applications for the position of Fire Chief/EMS Director. The Fire Chief/EMS Director is responsible for the daily administration of the City Fire/EMS department.  The Fire Chief supervises all Firefighters/EMS personnel within the department and ensures that all duties of the department, most important of which are the protection of life and property within the city are carried out in an efficient and effective manner.

The Fire Chief/EMS Director is expected to have a minimum of ten (10) years of similar or related experience and is expected to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the job reasonably well within one (1) year of hiring.

The Fire Chief/EMS Director is required to have a high school diploma or GED equivalent; and possess certifications as a Firefighter (1) and (2), Driver Operator, Fire Instructor (1), Fire Inspector (1), Fire Officer (1), and Kansas EMT.  Additional desirable but not required education:  certification as a Kansas AEMT or Paramedic, an Associate's degree in fire science and or a Bachelor's degree in business management.

Applications are available at City Hall, 1407 N 8th, Neodesha, KS  66757 or you may print off an application by going to our website at and clicking on “Jobs”.  A more detailed description of this position is listed on our website under “News” or you can obtain a complete job description at City Hall.  This position will be open until 4:00 p.m., December 12, 2022.  For questions regarding this position, please contact Ed Truelove, City Administrator, at 620-325-2828, ext. 204. EOE


Seasonal/PT Groundskeeper - Public Works Department/Parks

This position is responsible for weed eating and mowing local buildings and landmarks in Neodesha.  Applicants for hire must be at least 16 years of age. For any questions, please contact Jeremy Johnson, Public Works Director, 620-325-2831.  EOE


Penmac Staffing Services, Inc  

For temporary/part-time and seasonal employment

123 W Main, Independence, KS  67301