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Thank you for interest in employment with the City of Manhattan. Please use the links on this page to view current job openings with the city. We only accept applications for positions that are currently open and advertised. Our online employment site allows applicants to easily search and apply for open positions.

The City of Manhattan prefers you apply via our online employment application. If you are unable to apply online, you may pick up an application from the Department of Human Resources at 1101 Poyntz Ave. between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date on our employment opportunities page. People requiring assistance should contact the city’s Department of Human Resources at (785) 587-2443 or email inquiries to JOBS@cityofmhk.com

The City of Manhattan is an equal opportunity employer.

“Candidates selected for hire must possess the ability to successfully interact with diverse individuals and groups to create partnerships, networks and collaborative relations”.  


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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Department: AIRPORT
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description


(Regular Part-Time   Non-Exempt)           

To apply, please complete the online application.   Starting Wage:  $15.06/hr.

Open until filled - Review of applications will begin immediately


Assists in providing customer service and basic secretarial and clerical services; also may assist with finance or accounting related tasks.  Ensures that the public is professionally greeted and directed to the appropriate individual and that all duties are performed with confidentiality, accuracy, timeliness, and proper business etiquette.  Transports and picks up various items and City mail while operating a motor vehicle to locations throughout the City in a timely manner.    

For a complete job description including essential functions, click here:  Administrative Assistant January 2019.pdf

“Ability to pass a rigorous security background check to obtain and maintain an airport badge”.