Human Resources

The effectiveness of the City of Leawood government depends on the capable and caring individuals who bring their skills and experience to our organization. We are dedicated to ensuring that the City of Leawood is a city where people choose to live and work.

We appreciate your interest in exploring job opportunities with the City of Leawood. We believe that people make the difference, and we are committed to providing exceptional service to both our internal and external customers.

Employment with the City of Leawood, Kansas may count toward eligibility requirements for student loan forgiveness under Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Click here for more information about this program.

Applicants must submit a completed City application online by the closing date. Please be as descriptive as possible in completing the online application so we can assess your qualifications as they relate to the position.

Note: A completed City application is required to apply for any position with the City of Leawood. Resumes, cover letters and related materials may also be required but cannot be used in place of a City application.

If you are unable to use the online application process, please contact the Department of Human Resources at humanresources@leawood.org.

The City of Leawood, Kansas is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to employ qualified people without regard to race, color, sex (gender), religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, age, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender expression/identity or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

Careers in Law Enforcement

Additional information about the recruitment process for law enforcement positions can be found on the City of Leawood’s Police Recruitment Page including a brief video overview of the City of Leawood’s Police Department.

Questions? Contact the Department of Human Resources.

General Information

The City of Leawood is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to employ qualified persons without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.

Applicants must submit a completed City application online by the closing date. Please be as descriptive as possible in completing the online application so we can assess your qualifications as they relate to the position.

Important Information

It is the policy of the City of Leawood to welcome all qualified applicants without regard to their race, color, religious beliefs, gender, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition or disability. Applicants must be able to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job for which they are applying. All offers of employment are conditional upon successfully passing all appropriate examinations and lab tests to include a post offer physical and drug screen. The City of Leawood conforms with all State and Federal obligations to make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with special needs or disabilities. City of Leawood residency is not required.

Tips and Additional Information

Human Resources carefully reviews each application to determine whether the applicant’s skills and experience match the requirements of the job. A carefully and completely filled out application is the first advantage you have in the selection process.

Hiring Policy

The City of Leawood is in no way obligated to provide nor is an applicant obligated to accept employment. An investigation may be made whereby information is obtained through personal interviews and third parties, such as past employers, business associates, financial sources, friends, neighbors or others with whom an applicant is acquainted. This inquiry may include information as to the applicant’s character, general reputation and mode of living as applicable and appropriate.

False Information

All answers and statements contained in an application must be true to the best of the applicant’s knowledge. Any falsified or misleading statements of fact will subject the applicant to dismissal or disqualification.

Note: A completed City application is required to apply for any position with the City of Leawood. Resumes, cover letters and related materials are appreciated but cannot be used in place of a City application.

The City of Leawood does not have a City residency requirement.

To view all open positions please visit the Career Page here.

Application Process and FAQs

Applicants must submit a completed City of Leawood online application by the posted closing date. Please be as descriptive as possible in completing the online application so we can assess your qualifications as they relate to the position.

Troubleshooting Online Application System
If you are having difficulties submitting your application, please review the information below.

  • Make sure that all questions with a red asterisk/star * are completed; these are required questions and cannot be left blank.  If not applicable, put N/A.
  • If a resume and cover letter are required for the position, you must upload both documents prior to submitting your application.

General Applicant Hiring FAQs
Q: How do I know my application has been submitted successfully?
A: You will receive an email from the City when your application has been submitted successfully. If you have not received an email within 12 hours of submitting your application, please log back into your ADP account and check the status of your application.   Please make sure to check your spam/junk mail folder for the email.

Q: Can I edit my application after it has been submitted?
A: You cannot make changes to your answers for the application questions, however you can still go in to view and add information to your ADP profile.  Please note: Your ADP profile must be completed in order to move forward in the hiring process.

Q: I cannot access my account.
A: If you have forgotten your password or are unable to access your account, enter your email or mobile number on the Sign In page. If an account cannot be found under the email address or phone number you have entered, please follow the prompts to Create your account.

Q: What is the Selection Process and how will I be notified of the status of my application?
A: Based on the qualifications described in the application materials that you submit, the best candidates for the position will be identified, and only those candidates will continue in the selection process.

If you are not moving forward in the process will receive an email with the status of your application.

Q: Can I attach documents after I have already submitted my application?
A: You may upload additional documents under your ADP profile.

Employee Benefits

Attracting and retaining quality employees is a high priority for the City of Leawood. We offer a Comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package which includes:

Insurance

The City of Leawood offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and long term care insurance. Employees can elect the programs that best meet their needs. In addition, the City provides life and long-term disability for employees and an Employee Assistance Program for employees and their families.

Additional Information

Educational Assistance

The City of Leawood encourages employees to take advantage of educational and vocational opportunities. All full-time regular employees who have successfully completed the Introductory Period are eligible to apply for educational reimbursement assistance (program eligibility requirements and limits apply).

Retirement

The City participates in the KPERS & KP&F State administered retirement programs. Both the City and employees contribute to these plans. In addition to these programs, the City offers a voluntary deferred compensation program. This plan allows employees to defer a portion of their compensation on a pre-tax basis. The City matches a percentage of the amount contributed to the plan for KPERS-eligible employees.

Leave

The City offers a very generous paid leave program to include: vacation leave and sick leave (accruals are based on position classification and length of service); scheduled and personal holidays (combined total of 11 per year); military leave; bereavement leave; and civic leave.

Tax Savings

The City offers a 125/Flexible Spending Plan that allows employees to make pre-tax contributions with which to pay qualified medical and dependent care expenses.

Additional Information

Full time and part time positions are eligible to receive an annual performance based pay increase each year of employment.

The City has established a Career Development program for all applicable positions (exclusions may apply including Director, Assistant Director levels) where an employee may earn an additional pay increase per level.

Benefit Eligible positions are eligible to receive a 5% lump sum Time in Service bonus every three (3) years of employment. The 5% lump sum bonus will based on the employee’s salary.

Salary Ranges

Contact Information

Location

Leawood City Hall
4800 Town Center Drive
Leawood, KS 66211

Email

humanresources@leawood.org