Current Openings

Before You Apply

Please review the Insurability Guidelines before applying.


A City of Topeka Electronic Application for Employment is required. You may submit a resume with the employment application, but a resume alone will not be considered for employment. An application must be submitted for each position for which you are applying. All return communications regarding your application are sent by e-mail, therefore you will need to include an e-mail address when completing your application to receive communications related to your application status. If you do not have an e-mail account, you can create an account for free with several email providers. Examples include:,, and Please note: if you do not provide an e-mail address you will not receive communications regarding your application status.

The application is accessed by selecting a position below.  If you created a candidate profile prior to 1/17/2014 please create a new profile.  

If you have a LinkedIn account, our new application will allow you to upload your information and apply using your LinkedIn account.

The City of Topeka posts all job opportunities on this site and on our job telephone hotline at 785-368-2588. The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Per City Code, all new hires must successfully complete drug screening and background check and must reside within, or establish Shawnee County residency within 6 months after the successful completion of the initial probationary period. Initial probationary periods range from 6 to 18 months, depending on the position.