Employment Opportunities

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Application Procedures

Applications are accepted only when a job posting is active.

  • Applications can be submitted online by clicking the “apply online” link next to the job posting.
  • Completed applications may also be submitted to Human Resources located at City Hall, 201 W. 4th St, Pittsburg, 66762.

The City of Pittsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the city that all applicants for employment shall be given fair and equal consideration, regardless of race, religion, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or national origin, except that minimum age limits imposed by law are observed.  If selected for employment a prospective employee must provide proof of Untied States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in the United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 and meet our applicable pre-employment qualifications.

Become a Firefighter

The Pittsburg Fire Department is a member of the Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance. The Alliance periodically conducts pre-employment written and Physical Ability Testing (PAT) to establish a hiring pool for a 12-month period. Click here to learn more about the Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance and the next testing date.

You may also stop by Human Resources at City Hall, 201 W. 4th Street, for an application or you can apply online. (link text to online application)

Visit Tri-State Fire Recruitment Alliance

Become a Police Officer

Join the men and women who comprise the City of Pittsburg Police Department, and wear a badge that provides you with the opportunity to truly make a difference. You must be a person of honor and integrity, possess strong communication skills, and be able to render sound decisions under pressure.  Most of all, you must be committed to public service. By helping to make Pittsburg a better place to live, you will earn the respect of the citizens you serve. And, you will take pride in being recognized as a law enforcement professional and a member of one of the finest municipal police agencies in the nation.

Applicants for Police Officer must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment.  In addition to the City of Pittsburg application, applicants must complete the supplemental information form for police department applicants.


Contact Information

Human Resources
201 W. 4th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: (620) 230-5537 Fax: (620) 231-0964

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.