Employment at Johnson County is more than a job; it is an opportunity to make a difference in the community. Thousands of dedicated and passionate Johnson County employees provide essential services to residents on a daily basis. With nearly forty different departments and agencies, Johnson County provides a multitude of services including Public Safety, Environmental, Cultural & Recreational and Health & Social Services.
Johnson County employees can take pride in working for an organization that offers the following:
Competitive Benefits – Johnson County offers a comprehensive benefit package to eligible employees. Benefits include health insurance, a pension benefit, and a supplemental retirement program with a County match. Eligible employees can earn up to 96 hours of vacation leave in the first year of employment in addition to paid and personal holidays.
Sustainability – Johnson County is committed to ‘going green’ with a goal of achieving zero waste in government operations by 2020 through expanded use of recycled materials and other ‘green’ products. In addition, three County facilities have earned gold-level LEED certifications based on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System.
Wellness Programs – Johnson County cares about its employees and takes an active part in ensuring employees are educated on wellness and preventative care and have access to many wellness resources.
Community Involvement – Johnson County strives to build a ‘Community of Choice’ and community involvement is a key component of this effort. Employees participate in County-organized activities that benefit United Way, ArtsKC Fund and Feed the Need; an internal program that strives to eliminate hunger.