Public Works General Laborer

The City of La Cygne's Public Works Department is looking for a general laborer. This is a full-time, entry-level position that includes a variety of jobs such as mowing, landscaping, general painting and maintenance, solid waste removal, snow removal and other small functions as necessary. The employee must be able to work independently, and some weekend shifts will be required. The laborer is under the supervision of the Public Works Superintendent. Benefits include KPERS (retirement), health/dental/vision insurance, and vacation and sick leave. 


  • Valid driver's license
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test

Call 913-757-2144 with any questions. Applications can be submitted online or in person at City Hall (206 N Commercial St). The position is open until it is filled.


Part Time Trash Compactor Operator

The City of La Cygne is looking for someone who will operate the compactor, clean the compactor site, is able to lift 5-10 lbs, maintain written logs, assist customers with trash and recycling materials, work outside in the elements, inspect loads and interact with the public daily. The compactor hours are Monday (1 p.m. - 5 p.m.), Tuesday (1 p.m. - 7 p.m.), Wednesday (1 p.m. - 5 p.m.), Saturday (8 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.) and Sunday (1 p.m. - 5 p.m.). The hours are split between two part-time employees. Applications can be submitted online or in person at City Hall. The position is open until it is filled.


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