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City of Hays


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Hays, Kansas (pop. 20,500), is a university community serving as a regional center for education, health care, professional services, shopping, culture, arts, & recreation for the western half of Kansas - serving a population of nearly 100,000. This excellent community is recognized among the top Kansas cities in entertainment, health, arts, culture.

Hays is home to Fort Hays State University (FHSU), a regional comprehensive university with over 14,000 students, known for its innovation & entrepreneurship.  FHSU is the fastest growing university in the Kansas Regents system. The Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the FHSU campus is home to the Encore Series, Hays Symphony, & other national & world caliber performances.

Hays Med, part of the University of Kansas Health System, is a major employer with more than 1,000 employees.  Hays Med is home to the DeBakey Heart Institute of Kansas & one of the top rural medical centers in the United States.

The Bricks in Historic Downtown Hays has unique shopping, galleries, eateries, & entertainment. Hays boasts excellent recreational facilities including: full service gyms, Hays Aquatic Park, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays Municipal Golf Course, an extensive recreational program, & excellent opportunities for walking, running, & biking.  Hays is within 45 minutes of two large lakes providing fishing, boating & other water sports. Bike Hays contains 21 miles of connecting trail system.

The Hays Municipal Airport provides connecting jet service to Denver with several flights in each direction.

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By submitting your application for any position with the City of Hays, you understand and agree to the following statements:

  • You represent and warrant that the contents of the application are true and correct and that no pertinent information has been omitted.

  • You authorize investigation of any or all statements on the application, and you hold harmless any former employer, acquaintance, or reference for any information provided to the City of Hays. Falsification, misrepresentation or omission of information could be just cause for dismissal at any time.

  • You understand that you may be required to take relevant employment testing, for the purpose of determining your capability of performing the duties of the position. In the event you need reasonable accommodation for this testing or for the interview process, if selected, you understand that the City of Hays will make this accommodation. The City of Hays reserves the right to require medical documentation concerning the need for the accommodation.

  • If you are selected for employment by the City of Hays, you agree to participate in the appropriate examinations, determined by the position, which may include a pre-employment physical examination, psychological, and physical endurance examinations. These examinations will be paid for entirely by the City of Hays. Costs of transportation and time involved taking the examinations are the responsibility of the applicant.

  • Completion of an employment application does not constitute an offer of employment nor is a completed application considered a contract of employment. The City of Hays reserves the right to hire the applicant the City feels is best suited for the position.