Jobs in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States

Leavenworth is a city in Leavenworth County, Kansas with a current population of over 36,000. The city’s name is a tribute to Colonel Henry Leavenworth. Leavenworth was founded in 1854 and became an incorporated city the next year. It was the first city to be incorporated into the state, and hence, it is also popularly known as the “The First City in Kansas”. Wagga Wagga in New South Wales, Australia and Ōmihachiman in Shiga Prefecture, Japan are two sister cities of Leavenworth.

Two school districts – Fort Leavenworth USD 207 and Leavenworth USD 453 serve the city of Leavenworth and operate seven elementary schools, two middle/junior high schools and a high school in the city. Besides, Leavenworth also houses three private schools. The University of Saint Mary and Kansas City Kansas Community College are two institutions of higher education located within the confines of the city.

The Leavenworth Parks and Recreation Department maintains over 400 acres of pristine land in over 25 parks and recreational facilities in the city. These parks offer numerous amenities such as outdoor aquatics, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, baseball and softball diamonds, off-leash dog parks, picnic shelters and scenic trails.

Major points of interest in Leavenworth include Fort Leavenworth Army Installation, Leavenworth Farmers Market, C.W. Parker Carousel Museum, Buffalo Soldier Memorial Park, Queen’s Pantry Teas, Leavenworth Antique Mall, Richard Allen Cultural Center and Harvey House Museum. The nearest major airport is Kansas City International Airport, located 17 miles from the centre of Leavenworth.

Job Opportunities in Leavenworth, Kansas

The top sectors for employment in Leavenworth, Kansas are healthcare, public administration, retail, education, and hospitality and food services. Fort Leavenworth is the biggest employer in the city with over 4,000 employees in active service. Other major employers are Leavenworth USD 453, Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Northrop Grumman, Central Plains Consolidated Accounts, Cubic Defense Applications Group, Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary, Leavenworth County, Walmart Supercenter and Hallmark Cards.

Leavenworth is an excellent place for entrepreneurs as well. It boasts a centralized location within 20 miles from a major international airport. The city has a highly skilled workforce and the local administration has forged strategic partnerships with business bodies such as Grow Leavenworth County, Leavenworth Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce, Leavenworth County Development Corporation, Leavenworth Main Street and Kansas Business Center. The City of Leavenworth also provides assistance to businesses regarding building and facility inspections, Land Disturbance Permits, Mechanical licensing and permits, business licences, rental registration, etc.

Great housing options, excellent nightlife, eclectic weather and a diverse and family-friendly community make Leavenworth a perfect place to live and work.

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Child Care new Add to Favorites
We are looking for a great nanny for 3 children in Leavenworth. We would prefer a nanny who has their own car, who does not smoke and who is CPR certified.
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Location Various Locations Career Area Walmart Store Jobs Job Function Walmart Store Jobs Employment Type Full & Part Time Position Type Hourly Requisition 2017005 What you'll do at Stocking, backroom, ...
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**Opportunities with Genoa Healthcare.** A careerwith Genoa Healthcare means you're part of a collaborative effort to servebehavioral health and addiction treatment communities. We do more than justprovide medicine: we ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Business Operations SpecialistThe Challenge:  Are you searching for a position where you can use your program analysis skills to make a difference? A program requires a significant investment of limited ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects?Northrop Grumman recruits top talent ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
$20 an hourNo passengers. No bosses. Just you, your tunes, and the road. Sign up now and start making money! Deliver food and other items from local merchants to hungry customers.Be your own boss. Work when you want, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 19th April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Integrated Training Environment Team LeadKey Role:Lead and manage a team of virtual, constructive, and gaming engineers and technicians. Lead and manage a team working on an Army client's individual virtual simulators. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
FLORAL DEPARTMENT new Add to Favorites
Employment Type: PART_TIME, FULL_TIME
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Number: 1947754BREmployment Type: Regular Part-TimeJob Category: RetailShift: AnyRegion: 035 : HeartlandAddress Line 1: 5000 10th AveAddress Line 2: Walmart Store #0026City: LeavenworthState: KansasZip Code: ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd April
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Starbucks Corporation
Now Brewing - Future Leaders! #tobeapartner Starbucks is known for developing extraordinary leaders who drive business success by doing the right thing for partners (employees), customers and communities - globally. As ...
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Licensed Practical Nurse (PRN) new Add to Favorites
CORRECTIONAL NURSING! Best Kept Secret in Nursing At CoreCivic we do more than manage inmates, we care for people. CoreCivic is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses (PRN) who have a passion for providing the ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th April
A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
* DutiesHelp## Duties### SummaryThis position serves as the admission coordinator for the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs (MHRRTP) on the Leavenworth campus of Eastern Kansas Health Care ...
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Family Dollar
General Summary: As a Family Dollar Assistant Store Manager you will responsible for providing exceptional service to our customers. A key priority includes assisting the Store Manager in the daily operation of the ...
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U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
* DutiesHelp## Duties### Summary**About the Position:** This position serves as an Operations and Training Specialist within the Center for Army Profession and Leadership (CAPL), Fort Leavenworth, KS.Learn more about ...
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Select Medical
Experience the power of physical therapy!  Our physical therapy center is looking for a compassionate and driven licensed Physical Therapist to provide exceptional patient care experiences.  Our highly trained ...
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Veterans Canteen Service
Assistant Manager - Operations Come build a rewarding hospitality career that allows you to give back to the Veteran Community!  With over 70 years of serving our nation's veterans, Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April