Employment Opportunities

To apply for any position at the City of Carbondale, please complete our required Application Form (if available) below or obtain an application in person at our offices. Please make sure you meet the specific qualifications for the position you are applying for; otherwise the application will not be processed. We look forward to receiving your application and discussing the employment opportunity of interest.

City of Carbondale is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications will be considered for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.



Progressive and community oriented small town looking for a full-time police officer. In this small town you have the chance to work diverse assignments from traffic stops to investigations and more. There is a great opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally in this supportive team environment. There is a large focus of community policing where you get to build a relationship with the Carbondale community while keeping them safe.  Certification is preferred but not mandatory.

Police Officer Qualifications/Skills:
  • Decision-making
  • Legal compliance
  • Handles pressure
  • Deals with uncertainty
  • Lifting
  • Physical fitness
  • Judgment
  • Objectivity
  • Dependability and trustworthy
  • Emotional control
  • Integrity
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
  • Must be 21 years old or older.
Starting Pay:  Non-Certified Applicant $18.00 Certified Officers: $18.50

City of Carbondale is looking for a Full time Police officer!! Can you handle these responsibilities? If becoming part of our team sounds good to you then apply at https://carbondaleks.com/city-documents/ Find the employment application in the forms. Or pick up an application at City Hall 234 Main St. Carbondale, KS. Application being accepted until position filled. Call 785-836-7108 if you have any questions.