The Stanton County Clerk’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy County Clerk. This is a full-time position plus benefits.  This position will be responsible for learning all aspects of the Clerk’s Office and requires attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.  Drug testing is required. 

Duties will include, but not limited to: payroll, general accounting practices, record keeping, voter registration, election duties, motor vehicle records, maintaining tax rolls, real estate records, hunting and fishing licenses, as well as general office duties in the clerk’s office. 

Office experience is a definite plus, but will train the right person.  Applicants are required to possess good handwriting & spelling skills, Computer skills (Word Documents, Excel Spreadsheets, etc.), Typing, and must be personable and enjoy meeting the public.


Wages commensurate with experience.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

Applications are available in the Stanton County Clerk’s Office.   


Please direct all inquiries to:  

          Sandy Barton 

          Stanton County Clerk 

          PO Box 190 

          Johnson, KS 67855


          620-492-3153 (c)



The County Clerk is responsible for a wide range of duties as specified by Kansas State Statutes:

  • • Serves as Secretary to the Board of County Commissioners; attends Commissioner meetings; prepares and posts agendas and keeps meeting minutes; maintains proceedings of Commissioners' meeting, including all contracts and agreements entered into by the County.
  • • Receives and compiles all budgets submitted by County entities, the city, and the school district; presents budget to County Commissioners for consideration and revisions;
  • • Compiles, calculates and prepares tax levies;
  • • Prepares real estate, personal property and state assessed tax roll and certifies to County Treasurer;
  • • Prepares the County's Annual Financial Report and Quarterly Financial Reports;
  • • Accumulates and files a bond indebtedness report for all taxing entities in the county;
  • • Carries out all elections and certifies to the Secretary of State; maintains voter database; accepts filings for public office; keeps financial statements of expenses for county, city, school district candidates;
  • • Provides Accounts Payable and Payroll functions for all County departments; receives all claims filed against the County;
  • • Administers the County employee benefits program, including health insurance and retirement plans;
  • • Maintains personnel records, job descriptions and the County Policy Manual;
  • • Retrieves and balances Motor Vehicle Tax then interfaces distributions to County Treasurer;
  • • Serves as the County Freedom of Information Officer;
  • • Maintains inventories and fixed assets;
  • • Issues Cereal Malt Beverage Licenses to establishments outside city limits;
  • • Issues Kansas Wildlife and Park permits;