Leavenworth Waterworks, an independently governed water utility operating under KSA 13
Leavenworth WaterWorks is taking applications for the position of FINANCE MANAGER. This positionprovides accounting and financial functions for the utility, and manages the customer service office. Please see our website at www.lvnwater.org/about-us/career-opportunities for a complete job description and application instructions. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2023, at 5:00 PM.
City of Park City
Public Works Water Tech 1 or Water Tech II
Public Works Water Tech
Public Works Hiring Incentives
Signing Bonus - $3,000
Small Water Certification $5,000 – Class I Certification $7,500
Relocation Expenses - The City will pay up to $5,000 for relocation expenses to the Greater Wichita Area Metroplex
Park City, KS – an innovative city positioned for growth, with an inclusive hometown feel and a safe and superior quality of life, is seeking a dependable individual with strong mechanical aptitude to fill the position of Public Works Water Tech I or Water Tech II.
Responsibilities include exercising valves, meter reconnect/disconnect, line installation and repairs. The successful candidate must be able to operate mowers, weed eaters, hand tools, trucks, equipment and have the ability to read and interpret written instructions, maps, manuals and schematics. Manual labor including lifting and carrying heavy objects, bending, kneeling, climbing, walking, is required daily in this position.
Working knowledge of water systems a plus and KDHE water certification is required to fulfill the qualifications for a Water Tech II position. Must be 18 years of age or older, pre-employment physical and drug screen, valid Kansas Driver’s License required.
Salary Range: Water Tech I – 13.76 to 22.54 Water Tech II – 16.25 to 25.80
Exceptional benefit package that includes:
o Health insurance where the City pays 100% of the premium
o City funded Health Reimbursement Account to offset insurance deductible, coinsurance, and copays
o Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, LegalShield, AFLAC, Pet Insurance
o KPERS Retirement and KPERS 457 Deferred Compensation
o Vacation, Sick Leave and 11 paid Holidays
o Training Opportunities and College Tuition Reimbursement
o On-site fitness facility
o Wellness Initiatives that includes discounted membership to YMCA or area fitness club
o Employee Assistance Program to provide counseling and education to employees and their families
Dana Walden, ICMA-CM, CPM
City of Fowler
The City of Fowler, Kansas is accepting applications for a Maintenance Worker.
This postion is responsible for completion of all maintenance for city water, sewer, street, park, baseball fields, golf course, equipment and structures as assigned by the City Superintendent.
The Maintenance Worker shall maintain an effective working relationship with the City Superintendent, co-workers, vendors and general public. Communicate with the City Superintendent to establish efficient plans to complete required work.
The Maintenance Worker shall have the ability to complete necessary work in the supervisor’s absence. The Maintenance Worker shall follow established work plans and provide monthly reports to the Governing Body.
The Maintenance Worker should be able to work in a variety of extreme weather conditions. The Maintenance Worker should be able to handle physical activities which include lifting items up to approximately 60 lbs, bending, pushing, and walking over rough terrain when working outside.
The Job requires employees to follow all rules of the city handbook and work efficiently and safely and to perform all other duties as deemed necessary or assigned.
To apply, contact the city of Fowler by calling 620-646-5231 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Gardner
Five Positions: Customer Service Representative - Finance; Maintenasnce...
The City of Gardner, Kansas has these job openings.
Customer Service Representative – Finance – Hiring Range: $20.00 – $21.20/hr.
The City of Gardner is accepting applications for a Customer Service Representative. Under the supervision of the Business Services Manager, the Customer Service Representative is responsible for assisting the public with inquiries, registrations, and payments received both in person, by telephone and e-mail. High school diploma, GED or equivalent. One to two years of experience in a related field. Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Hours M-F; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM with Wednesday evenings as required. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. www.gardnerkansas.gov/jobs
Maintenance Worker – Streets (Public Works) Salary Range: $20.00 – 23.58/hr
Performs semi-skilled work in a wide variety of street and storm sewer maintenance and construction tasks. Requires high school diploma or GED with a minimum of one (1) year experience in semi-skilled maintenance or construction, and/or operation of equipment, similar to that of the assignment or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, ability and skill. Requires the possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and a good driving record. Hours: M-F; 7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. www.gardnerkansas.gov/jobs
Electric Generation Substation Manager – Utilities – Hiring Range: $81,396/yr - $101,736/yr
The Electric Generation / Substation Manager is responsible for assigned projects, O&M tasks, and supervision of the Engineering Technician and Electric Operators. In addition to daily operation and maintenance of the electric substations, transmission system and combustion turbine generators, Manager is responsible for the implementation of CIP projects. This employee should possess strong technical, communication, supervisory and organizational skills. Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Minimum of at least seven (7) years of experience in the power generation industry and/or Municipal utilities. Experience working with regulatory and compliance programs in the power generation industry and/or Municipal utilities. Experience providing direction, consultation, and knowledge of SPP market rules and regulations. Experience working with and knowledge of NERC/FERC/EPA/EIA standards. Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. www.gardnerkansas.gov/jobs
Plant Operator – Wastewater (Utility) -Hiring Range: $20.00 - $27.12/hr.
The Plant Operator (Wastewater) performs skilled and specialized work in the operation and maintenance of the City of Gardner’s wastewater plants, lift stations, and other related structures and equipment. High school diploma or GED is required. A fully skilled individual will hold a Class II or III Wastewater Plant Operator certification from the State of Kansas with a minimum of one (1) year experience in operation and maintenance of a Class III wastewater treatment plant and lift stations. A minimum of a Class II Plant Operator certification is preferred, or the ability to obtain a Class II within one (1) year of employment or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, ability, and skill. Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Hours: M-F; 7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. www.gardnerkansas.gov/jobs
Engineering Technician II (Utility) - Hiring Range: $25.33 - $31.40/hr.
The Engineering Technician II participates in a wide variety of technical engineering work, including manual and computer aided drafting, surveying, engineering inspections, data collection and entry; and assist other Utility department staff in the performance of office and field engineering work. High school diploma or G.E.D. and a Certified Engineering Technician designation with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the application of design and construction of public improvements or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, ability, and skill. Preferred previous experience in Auto CAD Civil 3D. KDOT LPA Certification and/or APWA Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector (CPII) preferred. Requires the possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. www.gardnerkansas.gov/jobs
City of Paola
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 1
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I
Under supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Lead Operator. The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I performs technical and manual work in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant, lift stations, and related facilities; serves as lead worker when others are assigned to assist at the wastewater treatment plant. Please see attached job description for essential duties and responsibilities
Experience: Minimum four (4) years progressively responsible experience as a wastewater treatment plant operator; training in laboratory procedures. Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or GED equivalent required License/Certification: Valid Kansas Class B commercial driver's license; Class III wastewater treatment plant operator certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and processes of sewage treatment, collection and pumping. Ability to read and interpret gauges and recording devices. Ability to make standardized bacteriological and chemical tests; to make repairs and adjustments to plant equipment including motors and pumps. Ability to analyze information regarding treatment of wastewater and to determine action needed to meet operation standards. Ability to establish and carry out an effective preventative maintenance program.
Applications are available at www.cityofpaola.com or Paola City Hall, 19 East Peoria, Paola, KS 66071, or Public Works Building, 29370 Old KC Road Paola, KS. For more information call 913-259-3620 or e-mail email@example.com Applications should be returned to City Hall, PO Box 409, Paola, KS 66071. Position open until filled. EOE
City of Tribune
The Unified Greeley County Municipal Service District (City of Tribune) is seeking qualified applications for the position of City Superintendent. This position is for a working field supervisor who must have knowledge of all aspects of municipal operations - water and wastewater distribution systems, storm drain systems, road maintenance, heavy equipment operation and maintenance, purchasing, inventory, budgeting procedures, employee supervision and computer knowledge.
Starting hourly wage is dependent on experience and qualifications. Benefits include sick, vacation, personal, bereavement and holiday pay with excellent health insurance and KPERS retirement.
Requires a high school education or equivalent, valid CDL driver’s license, a Class 1 Water and Wastewater Operator’s certification with the State of Kansas, and two years of administrative and supervisory experience with general mechanical aptitude.
For applications, contact the Utility Administrator at (620) 376-4278 for applications or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Peabody
Chief of Police, Cityof Peabody
The Peabody Police Department has a full-time employment vacancy for the Chief of Police position. The City of Peabody is a progressive community located approximately 45 miles northeast of Wichita in southwest Marion County, Kansas, The City of Peabody has excellent schools and some of the most beautiful city parks in this area of Kansas. Serving a population of approximately 1,000 residents the Peabody Police Department has 2 ful- time officers including the Chief of Police. The Peabody Police Department is reasonable for enforcing all Federal, State and Local laws, along with all city code enforcement as well as investigating crimes, enforcing traffic regulations, investigating traffic accidents and assisting the public.
The successful candidate must be a resident of the State of Kansas. Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalency. KLETC certification required. Valid Kansas Driver’s License or ability to obtain. Above average computer skills. All Kansas Commission on Peace Officers certification and employment requirements apply. No Brady/Giglio issues. Successful candidates must pass oral interview, psychological testing. drug/alcohol screening, criminal history background check and additional job-related testing. Work schedule requires shift work including weekends, holidays and court appearances. Peabody Police Department Officers are expected to work with minimal supervision and self-initiate on all work tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position and perform all paperwork tasks in a timely manner.
Obtaining an Application
An application can be obtained online at peabodyks.com or at the Peabody City Hall, 300 N. Walnut, Peabody, KS, 66866. Send application, resume and cover letter to City Clerk, 300 N. Walnut, Peabody, KS 66866. The City of Peabody is an EOE.
Closing Date: - until filled
Job Type: Full-time
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- Night shift
- On call
- Weekend availability
Work Location: One location
Closing date: March 3, 2023
City of Towanda
Towanda, KS City Superintendent
Job Type Full-time
About the Role: The City of Towanda is currently accepting applications for a full-time City Superintendent. The City Superintendent will work alongside the maintenance staff and report daily to the City Administrator and monthly to the City Council. This is a “hands-on,” physically demanding position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overseeing water and wastewater treatment, streets, sidewalks, parks, snow removal, maintenance of City equipment and buildings, assisting with capital improvement programs, and other general maintenance as assigned.
• Salary: From $48,000 to $60,000/year
• Health Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Paid Time Off
• KPERS Retirement Plan
• Valid Kansas Driver’s License required (CDL Preferred but not required)
• High School diploma or equivalent required
Applicant should possess managerial skills in these areas:
• Inter-personal communication
• Public relations
• Supervision, people, and asset management
• Common computer software, Word, Excel, etc.
Applicant should possess working knowledge in these areas:
• Concrete and flatwork
• Mowing and landscaping
• Heavy equipment operation and maintenance
• General framing/construction
• Water and sewer line repair and maintenance
• Water distribution and sewer collections
• Electrical systems
• Street repair and maintenance
We prefer the candidate to have:
• Five years superintendent/public works director or similar experience required (municipal experience preferred)
• Three years of supervisory experience
• Class 1 Water Treatment
• Class 1 Wastewater Treatment
TO APPLY, Click this LINK to the city's website and application form.
City of Osawatomie
Job Title: Journeyman Lineman
Reports to Line Superintendent
The purpose of this position is to perform electrical distribution line construction, maintenance and repair task for the City of Osawatomie.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Operates diggers, bucket trucks, hand tools near and around electrical distribution lines. Operates live-line tools to connect and disconnect distribution lines and components.
- Performs work on lines energized @ 120 through 34KV.
- Frames, sets, removes poles and associated anchors and guys.
- Performs, or assist work done in Substation’s.
- Climbs poles, structures, or ladders.
- Connects Transformers.
- Reconnects meters and transfers meters.
- Locate underground electric cable faults for repair
- Installs primary and secondary overhead and underground electrical system.
- Participates in on-call status.
- Plans and directs on-site maintenance/repair task.
- Contacts customers regarding temporary power outages and tree trimming operations and possible damage.
- Repair and maintain street lights, and traffic lights.
- Trim trees and removes and chips brush.
- Operates loader backhoes, dump trucks, jack hammer, wood chippers, and chain saws.
- Receives and responds to customer inquiries and complaints and performs corrective action in response to customer inquiries and complaints.
- Provides leadership/training to the Apprentice lineman.
- All other duties as assigned.
- Journeyman Lineman Certification Required.
- Commitment to safe working practices and knowledge of safety policies/procedures.
- Bucket truck and pole top rescue certification
- Adapt to technological changes as they are implemented
- Valid Commercial driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
- Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
- Act as a leadership or foreman as needed.
- CPR/First Aid Certification
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Strong communication skills.
- Must reside within a 10-mile radius of Osawatomie’s City Hall
- Understand and carry out concisely, both oral and written instructions.
Section 2: Additional Job Requirements
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, calculate percentages, fractions and decimals
- Judgement and Situational Reasoning Ability
- Ability to use functional reasoning and apply rational judgement in performing diversified work activities.
- Ability to exercise the judgement, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory and/or judgmental criteria.
Section 4: Physical Requirements
Ability to exert heavy physical effort in moderate to heavy work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, carrying, and lifting, pushing and pulling up to 75 pounds.
Ability to recognize individual characteristics of color, forms, sounds, odors, and textures associated with the job-related objects, materials and ingredients
.Section 5: Working Conditions
This position requires working under mildly safe and uncomfortable conditions under direct supervision, where exposure to environmental factors, such as temperature variations, odors, noise, vibrations, wetness, machinery, electrical currents, vehicular traffic and/or dust cause discomfort and where there is risk of serious injury.
This is highly physical work that regularly requires working outside and occasionally works inside. The position is frequently exposed to natural weather conditions including extreme cold and extreme heat.
Section 6: Work Schedule
This position generally works eight (8) hour days, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). This position is required to assist in response to emergencies and emergency operations during off-duty times. Emergency response shifts can occur at any time, day or night, seven days per week including holidays. This position is required to participate in the City’s Standby (on call) program.
Section 7: Personal Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The City of Osawatomie has identified the following employee core competencies that allow and encourage innovation, learning and improvement in both internal and external City services. These core competencies allow the City to accomplish the programs and strategic goals set by the organization in accordance with the organizational values. The core competencies are included in the performance assessment and review processes. Every successful employee is expected to demonstrate each of the following core competencies:
- Personal Accountability
Accepts responsibility and is accountable for his or her actions. Acts in ways that support honesty and upfront dealings with his or her work and maximizes the use and efficiency of time and resources. Completes tasks independently and in a timely manner. Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines.
Clearly and concisely presents oneself both verbally and in writing assuring that others understand the intended message. Keeps appropriate people accurately informed and up-to-date of both positive and potentially negative information. Appropriately expresses one’s own opinion. Refrains from immediate judgment and criticism of others’ ideas. Delivers criticism in a way that demonstrates sensitivity to the feelings of others and waits for others to finish their intended message before responding. Writes concise correspondence when required. Understands of the importance of non-verbal communication and presents oneself in an appropriate manner.
- Job Performance
Maintains functional knowledge for position including experience, education, situations and systems. Follows City and Department policies and procedures regarding work performance as defined by the Department.
- Initiative and Innovation
Recognizes and pro-actively addresses opportunities to improve. Takes independent action within his/her scope of responsibility. Looks for opportunities to learn from others or on-the-job and applies new skills and knowledge to daily work. Applies and/or shares ideas about new trends, technology of data to improve organizational performance or customer service.
Willingly cooperates and works collaboratively toward solutions that best benefit all involved; works cooperatively with others to accomplish City and department goals. Willing to take a pro-active stance and/or leadership role. Puts goals of the City and/or department ahead of personal agenda, and supports and acts in accordance with City or departmental decisions even when such decisions may not entirely reflect personal position. Works to understand decisions, the reasons behind decisions, and is able to communicate them. Solicits the input of others who are affected by plans or action and gives credit and recognition to others who have contributed. Is able to provide guidance of direction through informal leadership, moving towards shared goals and objectives.
Section 8: Benefits Available
This position is eligible for enrollment in the City of Osawatomie’s complete benefits program, including health, dental, vision, and life insurances, and options for retirement savings programs.
Section 9: Other Information and Disclaimer
Pay Rate Type Hourly
Weeks Per Year 52
Hours Per Week 40 + Standby As Required
KPERS Eligible Yes
CDL Required Yes
Random Drug Screen Yes
Clothing Allowance Yes
Drug Test Requirement Yes
Physical Requirement Yes
Background Check Yes (Driving Record)
The included statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a complete or exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or qualifications. The City of Osawatomie reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities of job descriptions to meet business and organizational needs as necessary. The job description is not a contract or guarantee of employment.
Apply at this linke: https://www.osawatomieks.org/human-resources-cemetery/pages/employment-opportunities or in person at Osawatomie City Hall 439 main st, Osawatomie KS 66064
City of Hutchinson
Wastewater Laboratory Technician
Under the supervision of the Water Quality Coordinator, the Laboratory Technician is responsible for sampling, testing, and documenting the water quality and performance of both the Water Treatment Center and the Wastewater Treatment Facility. This employee must possess strong communication, organizational, technical, mechanical, and public relations skills.
This is an entry-level position; therefore, we would be willing to train you in the following skills.
Work schedule: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
A DAY IN THE LIFE:
- Perform compliance monitoring analysis on collected wastewater samples using approved methodology;
- Collect and analyze daily water samples from Water Treatment Center for process control, as well as daily wastewater samples for process control;
- Collect monthly wastewater samples from the Sonoco-Hutchinson Mill and record totalizer readings; collect composite samples and grab samples from permitted industries using portable samplers; collect total coliform samples each month for shipment to KDHE laboratory; collect water samples for compliance;
- Collect and analyze Fun Valley lagoons once per quarter; collect and analyze samples from Deep Disposal Wells weekly;
- Maintain and update various records on sampling and testing results; calculate and record test results; Input data into computer spreadsheets;
- Clean and maintain laboratory areas; maintain laboratory equipment including samplers, autoclaves, and refrigerators; wash glassware, sample containers, and tubing;
- Perform microbiological testing on water and wastewater samples; sample various test water wells;
- Perform and document all required quality control analyses;
- Maintain laboratory certification from the state and EPA by performing analysis on quality control samples;
- Prepare reagents when needed;
- Respond to telemetry system alarms and alert operators; assist with industrial inspections;
- Assist other departments as the need arises; perform other duties as deemed necessary or assigned.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL:
- EDUCATION: A high school diploma or GED is required, and a technical degree or some college credit in biology, chemistry, or a related field is required. Experience and training may be accepted in lieu of college credit if deemed appropriate by management.
- EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year of similar or related experience is required. The employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well within six months to one year of employment.
- CERTIFICATIONS: This employee must be able to obtain a Class I Kansas Wastewater Operator Certification and a Class I Wastewater Laboratory Technician Certification within one year of employment. This employee must possess a valid Kansas Driver's License.
- LICENSES: Must possess a valid Kansas Driver's License.
- RESIDENTIAL REQUIREMENT: Applicants must live within 25 miles of the City of Hutchinson Wastewater Treatment Plant facility and be able to report to the facility within 30 minutes for after-hours emergency calls.
- Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts: Medical & Dependent Care
- Retirement: KPERS & 457 Retirement Savings Plan
- Insured Disability
- Life Insurance & Optional Voluntary Life Insurance
- Death Benefit
- Service Connected Death
- Vacation Leave, Sick Leave, Wellness Day, Floating Holidays & City Designated Holidays
- Employee Assistance Program
TO APPLY, go to this link: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/hutchgov/jobs/2696139
The City of Hutchinson employs over 400 employees that serve our community every day. City employees make Hutchinson a great place to live, work, and play. We take pride in our work and it shows. Come be a part of a workforce that makes a difference! We're always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team.
The City of Hutchinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.