Riley County, Kansas is home to more than 74,000 residents across the county with Manhattan being home to the majority and the county seat. Riley County, Kansas county government employs a team of over 250 dedicated individuals serving the county residents.
Our organization consists of 16 departments with several divisions within those departments. A full list of departments can be found on our home page at https://www.rileycountyks.gov/1289/Departments.
Employment opportunities exist in a wide range of industries, fields of studies and experiences. We would love to talk to you more about your background and interests.
Riley county was one of the original 33 counties created by the Territorial Legislature on March 8, 1855, and was organized on September 17, 1855, by Thomas Reynolds; C. R. Mobley; and Clay Thompson. It was named for Major General Bennet C. Riley, commander of Fort Leavenworth, and contains the cities of Leonardville, Randolph, Riley, Manhattan (part) and Odgen.