Partner Information

City of Liberal

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Liberal. By submitting your application for any position with the City of Liberal, you understand and agree to the following statements:

You represent and warrant that the content of your application is true, to the best of your knowledge and belief; and that falsification, misrepresentation or omission of information could be just cause for dismissal at any time.

You understand that you may be required to complete relevant employment background checks.


The City of Liberal provides the following benefits for full-time (40 hours per week) employees.

Vacation Leave - Employees accrue vacation leave based on their number of years of service.

Sick Leave - Regular Full-time employees accrue 6 days a year.

Holidays - The City provides 12 paid holidays.

Medical Insurance - Health insurance (medical, dental, vision and Rx) is provided through Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas. 

Retirement - The City provides Kansas Public Employer’s Retirement System (KPERS) and Kansas Police and Fire (KP&F) Retirement Programs.

Deferred Compensation - Optional retirement savings program is available to employees (457).

Wellness Program - A wellness program complete with an annual flu shot for all employees and free membership to local fitness centers. 

Performance Pay Increases - Employees have an opportunity for a pay increase based on annual performance reviews.

Life Insurance - Life insurance in the amount of 150% of the employee’s annual salary is provided through KPERS. As well as 30,000 lifr snd snother $30,000 AD&D through Advance Life Insurance at no cost to the employee.

Optional Group Life Insurance - Optional group life insurance is available to employees who would like to purchase addition life coverage.

AFLAC Insurance - Additional optional insurance is available to employees, including cancer, accident, short-term disability, and other plans.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - The EAP provides confidential, professional consultation for assistance in resolving personal issues. This free service is available to full- and regular part-time employees beginning on their first day of employment. Employees may voluntarily seek the services of the EAP as needed.

Flexible Spending Accounts – Full time employees are eligible to participate in Medical and Dependent Care Spending Accounts.

The City of Liberal is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The City of Liberal does not discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity or any other similarly protected status.


Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.


Drug Free Workplace
The City of Liberal is committed to a Drug-Free Workplace. We conduct pre-employment, post- employment, post-accident, based on reasonable suspicion, and random drug testing. Applicants who refuse to be tested, test positive, or tamper with the test will not be eligible for employment. Completion of an application does not constitute an employment contract or an offer of employment.

At-Will Employment
Employment with the City of Liberal is considered “at-will”. Nothing contained within the City’s applications, advertisement process, rmployee handbook or the human Resources manual constitute an employment contract.