Our most valuable resource is our workforce! Our employees deliver essential services to our citizens and Seward County prides itself with providing excellent benefits to our employees. We have created this page for our employees to find employee information and benefit information.
Employee Handbook – View our current Employee Handbook. It is your responsibility to review, understand and comply with all Seward County policies and procedures contain herein.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your department supervisor or contact Human Resources directly at 620-626-3203 or at 620-626-3327.
Employee Web Email - Access your county email from a remote location.
Seward County Notification Sign up - Sign up to receive email notifications from Seward County.
New Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy – View our current Safety Sensitive Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy. Seward County has established this policy regarding the use of drugs and alcohol by its employees. Certain provisions of this policy will apply specifically and only to employees who are in Safety Sensitive Positions. Safety Sensitive Positions are listed on Appendix “A” and additional Safety Sensitive Positions may be determined and added from time to time by the County’s Human Resources Director or County Administrator.
For CDL Employee/New Hires
DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy - View our current Drug & Alcohol policy for all DOT Employee Drivers. The Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires Seward County, to establish a drug and alcohol testing program designed to help prevent accidents and injuries resulting from the misuse of alcohol or use of controlled substances by drivers of commercial motor vehicles. This policy applies to any employee of Seward County who holds a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and uses that license to operate a commercial motor vehicle.
For New Hires – CDL Holders Only
Employee Assistance Program- View our current EAP Policy. Seward County provides all employees access to its Employee Assistance Program (EAP). An Employee Assistance Program is a voluntary, work-based program that offers free and confidential assessments, short -term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees who have personal and/or work-related problems. EAP's address a broad and complex body of issues affecting mental and emotional well-being, such as alcohol and other substance abuse, stress, grief, family problems, and psychological disorders.
Amwell - This is our Telemedicine option available to employees through our insurance. Best of all regular doctors visits are free to employees. Download the Amwell App to your smart phone or access online via your computer. View our flyer with additional info here.
Identity Protection Services from Experian -Identity Protection Services provided by BCBS of Kansas, SSeward County awards two (2) $400 scholarships to full time college students who are the child or grandchild of a Seward County employee. Scholarships applications are available in the spring.