Employment Opportunities

The City of Burlingame has the following employment opportunities. If interested in any of the open positions, please contact City Hall at 785-654-2414 to secure an application. All applications are due to City Hall by April 12, 2019

Seasonal Help: This position will be 8 hour days 5 days a week during growing season. Interested persons must be at least 18 years of age and able to drive a dually pickup pulling a trailer. Job includes operating commercial grade zero turn mowers, weed eating, and edging all city owned property and including a property in Osage City. Individual must pass a pre-employment drug screen and would be subject to random testing throughout his/her employment with the city. Pay depending on experience.

Pool Manager: Qualified individual must be at least 18 years old and able to take and pass training to be WSI certified. He/She will be responsible for managing and scheduling all lifeguards, swimming lessons, cleanliness of the bathhouse and the pool area. Manager will be accountable for all money that goes through the pool admission and concessions. Position will require a daily inventory of concession stand. Candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and subject to random drug testing throughout employment. Pay depending on experience.

Lifeguard: Must be at least 15 years of age or older. Must be able to take and pass CPR and Lifeguard Training. A pre-employment drug screening is required and employee will also be subject to random drug testing throughout employment.

The Giving Tree

Please help our special families (chosen by ECKAN) who live in the Burlingame Community.

Each ornament (on the tree at City Hall) represents a present the special families have on their Christmas Wish List.


If you would like to help by purchasing an item for the families, directions are below.

  • Please choose your ornament off of the tree located at City Hall
  • Hand the ornament to Amy, Carol or Patty who will record your name and phone number along with the number on the ornament.
  • Go purchase the gift.
  • Bring the gift back to City Hall with your ornament by December 11th.
  • You can either wrap the gift or bring it back unwrapped.

If you do not want to purchase the gift, but would still like to help, please leave your monetary gift with Amy, Patty or Carol.   Monetary gifts will be used to purchase items off of the families Christmas Wish List.

Thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity.



Patty Atchison

City Clerk

9th Annual Trick or Trunk

October 31st at 6:30 pm

Anyone interested in having a “trunk” or space in this year’s event is welcome to participate.  Please be setup by 6:00 pm in the school parking lot.  For additional information contact Debbie Parsons at 785-219-3162.

Event sponsored by the Burlingame Recreation Commission