The State of Kansas

Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy

  • Job Posting closes: Open Until Filled

Agency Information:

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) currently has a vacancy for an unclassified Professional Geologist Supervisor in the Conservation Division, District #1 Office, Dodge City. The KCC is a multi-faceted agency responsible for regulating public utilities including electric, natural gas, telecommunication and water companies as well as motor carriers, oil and gas pipelines and oil and gas natural production. The Commission’s headquarters is in Topeka with the Conservation Division Central Office in Wichita and four Conservation district offices located in Dodge City, Wichita, Chanute and Hays.

About the Position

  • Who can apply: Anyone
  • Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified
  • Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Work Schedule: M-F 8-5
  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
  • Veterans' Preference Eligible: Yes
  • Search Keywords: oil and gas, Ford County, Kansas Corporation Commission

Compensation: $68,000 to $74,000

  • Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

Employment Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Position Summary & Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The KCC currently has a vacancy for an unclassified Professional Geologist Supervisor. This position serves as the Supervisor of the Conservation Division District #1 field office in Dodge City.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervising District #1 field and support service staff that regulate the oil and gas industry in 27 southwest Kansas counties.
  • Providing technical support and testimony before the Commission.
  • Creating solutions for environmentally sensitive oil and gas cases.


  • Education:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Natural Science/Resources with coursework in Geology/Earth Science and Geoscience.
  • Licensing & Certification:
    • Professional Geologist License recognized by the Kansas Board of Technical Professions
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Professional Geologist

Preference would be given to candidates with experience acting in a supervisory capacity as well as those with regulatory experience.

Recruiter Contact Information

  • Name: Sandra Rak
  • Email:
  • Phone: 785-271-3136
  • Mailing Address: 1500 SW Arrowhead Road, Topeka, KS 66604

Job Application Process

  • First Sign in or register as a New User.

  • Complete or update your contact information on the Careers> My Contact Information page. *This information is included on all your job applications.

  • Upload required documents listed below for the Careers> My Job Applications page. *This information is included on all your job applications.

  • Start your draft job application, upload other required documents, and Submit when it is complete.

    • Manage your draft and submitted applications on the Careers> My Job Applications page.

  • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.

    • Email – sent to the Preferred email on the My Contact Information page

    • Notifications – view the Careers> My Job Notifications page

Helpful Resources at “How to Apply for a Job – Instructions” and “How to Search for a Job – Instructions"

Required Documents for this Application to be Complete

Upload these on the Careers - My Job Applications page

  • Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Transcripts
  • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)

Upload these on the Attachments step in your Job Application

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three Professional References

Helpful Resources at “How, What, & Where do I Upload Documents” and “Save Tax Clearance Certificate as a PDF”

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

How to Claim Veterans Preference

Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.

This Job Is Closed.

Either the job was filled, withdrawn by the company, expired or removed.

With currently 425 geology jobs on site make sure to use our comprehensive Job Search.

Home / Categories / Collection.Jobcategory.None (0)

Report Job

Similar Jobs

ENGINEERING GEOLOGIST | Singapore , Singapore | 8 minutes ago

Bachelors or Masters - Geologist Intern (Summer 2021) | Irvine , United States | 4 hours ago

Senior Engineering Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer | Milton Keynes , United Kingdom | 6 hours ago

Staff Geologist | Billings , United States | 7 hours ago

Geologist | Port Hedland , Australia | 7 hours ago