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The City of Colby is currently accepting applications for the following positions:


The City of Colby and the Recreation Department are now taking applications for American Red Cross certified lifeguards, swim instructors, concessions and admissions workers for the 2017 summer season. All guards must be at least 15 years of age and certified or the capability of getting certified as a Lifeguard, which includes First Aid and CPR training. Guard salaries will be $8.00-$11.00/hr, based on experience. Concessions employees must be at least 16 years of age and salaries will range from $7.50-$8.50/hr.  Admissions applicants must be 14 years of age and salaries will start at $7.50/hr. Lifeguard certification classes will be offered the week of March 20, 2017 for those needing to get certified.  New employees must fill out an application which can be obtained at City Hall, Colby Rec Department or you may download the application below.  Returning personnel may request that their previous application be considered.  All applications and requests for consideration must be turned in to the City Administrative office at 585 N. Franklin Monday, January 27, 2017.  Application review will begin February 6, 2017.  Please contact Bobby Fossum at the Recreation Department at 460-4440 for more information.


The City of Colby Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Communications Officer I or II.  The successful applicant must be 18 years of age and will be trained in radio communications for Police, Sheriff, Fire, EMS, and 911 emergencies.  This position entails primarily covering night shift on a 12 hour rotating schedule.  The schedule covers 7pm to 7am with every other three day weekend off.  Successful applicants will possess a high school diploma or GED, must be willing and able to work with the public, be able to pass and maintain NCIC certification, and must have a clear criminal record.  It is preferred that the successful applicant reside within the city limits of Colby.  The Colby Police Department is an equal opportunity employer and provides employees with sick leave, vacation, KPERS retirement benefits, health insurance, and overtime provisions.  Additionally, some college tuition benefits may be available after the first year of employment.  Starting salary will depend on qualifications of successful applicant with the minimum starting salary being $14.00 per hour.  Persons wishing to apply may pick up an application at the Colby Police Department, 225 N. Court, Colby, Kansas 67701 (Phone: 785-460-4460) or you may download the application below.  Application review to begin upon receipt of application.  Open until filled.

The application may be downloaded from the following link:

City of Colby Application

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585 N Franklin Ave • Colby, KS 67701
Ph. 785-460-4400 • Fx. 785-460-4444
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