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Merriam Way logo with words excellence, accountability, service, dedication, teamwork and leadership written on it in the colors blue, yellow, and white.


The City of Merriam employs more than 100 public servants who are dedicated to making the City a great place to live, work and play. We're always looking for new team members to help keep our community Just Right! We encourage you to check back often for new job openings.  

The Merriam Way

Merriam Way logo with words excellence, accountability, service, dedication, teamwork and leadership written on it in the colors blue, yellow, and white.

Being a part of Team Merriam means taking pride in serving the public and improving our community. Our residents expect the best, and we strive to deliver. We listen to problems, overcome obstacles, and provide solutions. We act with courage and principle and ensure other members of the team do the same. We continually improve ourselves as individuals and as a team. Every team member is a leader in their own right. We play to each person’s strengths and celebrate our achievements. We do it day in, and day out, and we do it all with a selfless attitude and a little zeal. That’s the Merriam Way. If this sounds like you, apply to join our team! 

What do members of Team Merriam say about working here? 

"I enjoy the people that I work with and the people of Merriam that I work for. I am excited to come to work each and every day and to help with making Merriam a better place for all that work and live here."

"What we do makes a difference is the lives of residents, fellow employees, and the KC area."

"There is a support system that wants you to be successful during your employment. TEAM is a real thing and we are only as strong as the weakest link."

"I truly feel the leadership group cares about the safety, well being, and happiness of the employee."


The City of Merriam is proud to offer exceptional benefit coverage for our employees. Supporting the health and financial wellbeing of our employees and their families is vital to the success of the services we provide. 

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Diversity and Inclusion

Merriam is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Merriam believes there is strength in diversity, where in our vibrant community, every voice matters. Though small in size, we are big at heart.

We welcome employees from every background. We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace like the community we serve. We embrace teamwork, and empower every employee to grow and shine. We cultivate our strengths to build a community where we are all proud to belong. That’s what makes Merriam Just Right.

If you share our values and enthusiasm for building an inclusive workplace – please apply. 


Current Job Openings


Arrangements will be made for applicants that require an accommodation completing the employment application form, interviewing, or any other part of the employment process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to inform Human Resources of accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is necessary to apply or further information is needed, contact Stephanie Thompson by phone at 913-322-5502 or in person, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at:

Merriam City Hall

9001 W. 62nd Street
Merriam, KS 66202

Public Safety Jobs

Applicants for public safety positions may be subject to the following: polygraphs, background investigations, reference checks, and psychological exams. Where inquiries into credit worthiness are conducted, the applicant will receive a copy of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 

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