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17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy.
Lenexa, Kansas 66219

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
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Why work for the City of Lenexa?

Imagine being part of an organization where you make a difference in the community, work alongside talented and competent people, receive generous pay and benefits, and have fun along the way! Lenexa employees routinely demonstrate the City’s core values – integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and caring. If this sounds appealing, we are looking for exceptional individuals to join our team. Explore the full-time and part-time positions that are available now!

We are 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. We strive to treat all employees fairly, with consistency and respect, while providing a positive, challenging, and rewarding work experience. We value and encourage diversity in our workplace. We hire people who love what they do, give them tools to succeed and celebrate the results of their work.

Need assistance?

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require special assistance to learn more about specific opportunities, email or call 913.477.7570. We will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

Update: We are still accepting and reviewing applications received for all of our currently posted positions. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Lenexa’s recruitment and hiring process is modified to adhere to social distancing guidelines. We encourage all interested applicants to continue to apply to any posted position(s).

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FAQs about applying for jobs with the City of Lenexa

Do I have to apply with a resume?

A resume is not required for some of our positions, but is highly encouraged. You may choose to upload documents, including: resumes, cover letters, references, letters of recommendations, and certifications during the application process.

Can I apply for multiple jobs?

Yes, you can apply for more than one opportunity and use the same candidate profile through ADP. However, we do recommend that you apply only for those positions that align with your experience, interests, and career goals.

What happens after I apply for a position?

Immediately after you apply and submit your application for a position, you will receive email confirmation of submission. At any point in time, you can log back into your ADP candidate profile and view “My Applications” and “manage your profile” to enter additional information pertaining to your education, areas of interest, and experience.

How do I make a request for reasonable accommodation?

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, candidates can reach out directly to our HR team via email or call 913-477-7570 and ask about assistance with the application process and other accommodation requests.

Is a background check or credit report check required to be employed with the City?

All of the City of Lenexa job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of our pre-employment screening process, which includes a background check, if over the age of 18.

A credit report check is required of certain positions at the City that require cash handling or other financial management as noted in the job posting.

For positions in our police or fire departments, there are several additional steps involved in the background process as noted in the job posting.

Any background or credit check require you to complete a release of information and is initiated after you have accepted a conditional job offer and is managed by a third-party vendor.

Is a physical required as part of my application of employment?

Most of our positions require a base line physical if you are offered employment as part of our pre-employment screening process. Certain positions in our Municipal Services, Parks, Police and Fire Departments require candidates to undergo additional physical and agility testing. In addition, Police and Fire Department positions require pre-employment psychological assessments.

Is a drug test required as part of my application of employment?

If you are offered a position with the City you will be required to complete a post-offer drug screen when scheduled. Candidates under age 18 will need to have a minor consent form completed by a parent/legal guardian. Depending on the type of position you are offered the testing required may vary.

How will I be notified that all pre-employment steps have been completed successfully?

Staff will contact you to confirm your start date when all pre-employment processes have been completed successfully. Failure to successfully complete any portion of the pre-employment process may be grounds to rescind an employment offer.

Will you notify me when a job I applied for has been filled?

You will receive communication when you are no longer in consideration for a position you applied for – either by email or by a telephone call. If for some reason you have not heard from us for several weeks about a position, don’t hesitate to contact our HR team at

I do not see a match in your current list of job openings - Can I still submit my resume?

Absolutely! If you do not see a job on our current list of openings that matches your experience, interests and career goals, you can join our Talent Community, upload your resume and identify your specific areas of interest. When a future opportunity opens up, you will receive an electronic notification of the job opportunity that matches your areas of interest.