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The City of Marion has an excellent benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer who offers a safe drug free and smoke free working environment. We have a drug policy with prescreening and random drug testing. Our benefit package for full time employees include the following:

  • Vacation Pay
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Overtime Compensation
  • KPERS Retirement
  • Health Insurance - 100% paid for employee
  • Health Insurance - 25% co-pay for family insurance
  • $15,000 life insurance policy on employee
  • Deferred Compensation program

City of Marion Employment Application


Part Time Seasonal Outdoor Maintenance

Advisory Board Clerk

The City of Marion is currently accepting applications to fill the role of Advisory Board Clerk. The successful candidate will attend advisory board meetings every month and must provide great typing and grammatical skills. The advisory board clerk will be responsible for providing minutes to the advisory boards for approval each meeting. This position is ideal for someone who is self motivated and capable of working without supervision.
This position will not be an employee of the City but will be a contracted laborer. Contractual agreement will allow for a thirty ($30) dollar payment for meeting of less than 3 hours duration and fifty ($50) dollar payment for meetings of greater than 3 hour duration.

The City of Marion is accepting applications for a 3rd or 4th year Lineman Apprentice or Journey Level Lineman to assist in the maintenance of electric distribution system for the City of Marion, Kansas.

The position will perform skilled work in the construction and maintenance of the electric distribution system and work closely with city personnel under the supervision of the Public Works Director. The employee in this position is responsible for exercising judgment as to the details of assigned work within prescribed operating procedures. The position is responsible for maintenance of power lines, electrical equipment, and transformers and all other work assigned by the City of Marion. Work is performed according to departmental procedures, practices, and safety regulations.
Education and Experience: (Combination of education, training, and experience will be considered) High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of two years of experience with an electrical distribution system, including at least two years in an approved apprentice program. Must maintain a valid Kansas CDL. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (not all-inclusive)
- Ability to take charge of situations concerning construction and maintenance of the electric distribution system. Should have good knowledge of primary circuits, load consumption, electrical hookups, safety procedures, and all types of transformer banks.
- Ability to operate bucket truck, tension equipment, electrical test equipment, meters, fault locators, and other related equipment.
- Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to work under general supervision and make responsible decisions.
- Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally in difficult or stressful situations.
Range: $16.00 to $30.00 per hour, depending upon experience
Date Opened: November 12, 2020
Date Closed:  Open until filled.

Hours:  8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday.  Overtime and emergency call-outs required.

Residency:  Employee should establish and maintain residency within a 15-minute drive from the City of Marion and shall fulfill this no later than 3 months from hire. Residency preference would be to live within the city limits.

For further information or questions, please contact Roger Holter ( or at (620) 382 0928)

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The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer