Human Resources

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Riley County team. Our online career portal allows you to review open opportunities and apply Career Portal

Applications must be submitted through the career portal. Individuals requiring assistance should contact Riley County Human Resources at (785) 565-6207 or [email protected]

Riley County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Riley County is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of: race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, National Origin, Citizenship status, disability, or veteran status.

Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including; hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Upon a conditional offer of employment; candidates will be required to submit and satisfactorily pass pre-employment drug screening and background check.

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District Court Openings

For positions and information concerning Riley County District Court, please see the District Court Job Postings category. Potential jobs available will include positions with District Court and Court Services.

Police Department Openings

For positions within the Riley County Police Department, please contact their Human Resource Department at 785-537-2112 or visit the Riley County Police Department Employment webpage.

Compensation and Employee Benefits

The success of Riley County is directly related to our dedicated employees which is why we are committed to providing a comprehensive total rewards program including competitive pay and a robust benefits program for employees. 

Riley County uses a pay grade and step structure to determine equitable pay across our departments.  Each year the Board of County Commissioners passes a salary and grade resolution defining the pay grades and steps for each position.

Riley County provides generous benefits for employees including: 

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Deferred compensation plans (457)
  • Health and Dependent Care Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial wellness tools and programs
  • Employee giving programs
  • Continuing education opportunities