City of Wichita Employment Policy
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the declared policy and practice of the City of Wichita to extend equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, political affiliation, sexual orientation, disability or other non-merit factors.
Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA)
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for the application and/or interview process should notify HR by calling 316-268-4531. The Kansas Relay phone number is 711.
The Wichita City Council passed a resolution that requires all City employees hired on and after April 12, 1994, shall either live within the corporate limits of Wichita, or within 30 minutes lawful driving time of the corporate limits of the City, by the most direct route. Such employees are to maintain their residence according to the requirements of the ordinance as long as the City of Wichita employs them.
As a Veteran of armed services, you may be entitled to preference when seeking employment with the City of Wichita. If you are interested in receiving Veteran’s Preference, you must submit your DD 214 prior to the position closing date. All required documents may be attached to the application and submitted electronically.
Convictions (and arrests for law enforcement positions) for job-related offenses may be grounds for denial of employment for some or all City positions.