On behalf of our over 7,300 friends and neighbors in this community, we welcome you to Discover Valley Center, Kansas! Valley Center is a beautiful, friendly community situated in the Little Arkansas River Valley just nine miles north of downtown Wichita, and less than one-mile west of Interstate I35. We know what it’s like to have the best of both worlds. We’ll exceed your expectations and that you’ll discover what we have always known: Valley Center is an incredible place to call home!
The City of Valley Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is the policy of the City of Valley Center not to 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 or any other similarly protected status.
American Disabilities Act (ADA)
The City of Valley Center does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department. The City shall make reasonable modifications in policies, practices, or procedures when the modifications are necessary to avoid discrimination on the basis of disability, unless the City can demonstrate that making the modifications would fundamentally alter the nature of the service, program, or activity.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
The City of Valley Center prohibits the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the City structure. Immediate family is defined as an employee’s father, mother, wife, husband, children, sister, brother, grandparents, grandchildren, step-parents, step-children, mother or father-in law, brothers or sisters-in law, aunt or uncle, and niece or nephew.
Drug Free Workplace
The City of Valley Center 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.
Employment with the City of Valley Center is considered “at-will”. Nothing contained within the City’s applications, advertisement process, or the personnel manual constitute an employment contract.