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Employment Opportunities / City of Cunningham - Public Works Operator
« Last post by Greg on Yesterday at 03:38:58 pm »
Public Works Operator

City of Cunningham (pop. 440) is looking for an experienced Public Works Operator / City Superintendent to be responsible for all aspects of city maintenance including water, wastewater, streets, parks, city-owned vehicles, buildings, and other property.

Applicant must have or be able to obtain Kansas Water Supply Small System Operator certification and Kansas Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Class I certification. A high school diploma or GED is required. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license. Ability to operate tractor, backhoe, skid steer and other equipment as needed. Must be able to read, understand, and maintain maps and records of water and sewer system. Computer skills are required. Successful candidate must possess good written and verbal communication skills, as well as good organizational and interpersonal skills.

Competitive wage starting at $18 to $26 per hour depending on qualifications. Benefits include Health, Dental, and Life Insurance; KPERS retirement plan, seven paid holidays, plus two personal days; vacation and sick pay. Employment is subject to background check, drug screen and physical exam.

Application and a job description are available at City Hall, 119 N. Main Street in Cunningham or email or on city website at

Send completed application to the City of Cunningham, PO Box 188, Cunningham, Kansas 67035. The City of Cunningham is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position remains open until filled.
Employment Opportunities / City of Troy - City Clerk position
« Last post by Greg on August 10, 2020, 03:50:32 pm »
City of Troy is accepting applications for City Clerk. 

The city clerk performs general customer service and clerical duties in accordance with the provisions of Kansas Statutes Annotated 13-518 and other duties as assigned.  Excellent communication, organizational, supervisory, and public relation skills needed.  Office and accounting experience are required.  Valid driver’s license and High School Diploma or GED are required.  Wages will be based on qualifications. 

Employment applications and a full job description are available at Troy City Hall, 137 W. Walnut, P.O. Box 506, Troy, Kansas.  Email:   Applications taken until position is filled. 

Must be resident of the City of Troy within 90 days of hire.
Employment Opportunities / City of Derby Seeking Applicants for Utility Operator I
« Last post by krwanet on August 05, 2020, 09:44:37 am »
The Public Works Utilities Division in Derby, Kansas is seeking civic-minded men and women who have a desire to learn and grow in a Utility Division.

Utility Operator I
Open until filled
$15.40 p/h

For more information, or to apply online, visit:

Below is a more complete job description:

40% Utility Distribution, Collection and Operation

•   Respond to emergency calls for possible water distribution system problems or wastewater collection system problems.
•   Operate power drawn pumps and related machinery.
•   Conduct daily checks of operational gauges.
•   Operate motor vehicle on a regular basis.
•    Cross train and fill in as needed to assist in water, wastewater or stormwater operations.
•   Install and maintain all water services. (distribution)
•   Provide connection and disconnection of water services. (distribution)
•   Read water meters and record volume used by customers for billing. (distribution)
•   Sample and analyze water, and/or draw samples to be sent to State for quality and compliance with applicable drinking water standards.  Report results to the appropriate parties.

•   Investigate and address customer concerns on water use and advise customers on water conservation practices. (distribution)
•   Operate multiple computer applications including utility billing software, digital forms software, SCADA system, and radio read software. (distribution)
•   Operate distribution system equipment, including a motor vehicle, backhoe, hydro excavation unit, dump truck, shoring equipment, and tapping machines. (distribution)
•   Locate, inspect, rehabilitate, and assist in raising manholes. (collection)
•   Inspect, clean, and televise wastewater collection lines. (collection)
•   Operate collection system equipment, including jet truck, combo truck, televising equipment, and easement machines (collection).
•   Collect samples of sewage and effluent at various stages of processing (operation).

Water Operator / Maintenance Position

Jefferson County Rural Water District #13 (located north of Lawrence, Kansas) is seeking to fill a full-time water operator. Applicants must be able to perform manual labor, have a mechanical aptitude, a mind for troubleshooting, and a desire to work outdoors.

Responsibilities include operating water treatment plant, maintaining wells, booster pump stations and water distribution system.

RWD #13 offers competitive pay, KPERS (retirement plan), monthly insurance stipend, and holiday, vacation & sick leave.

Possession of a high school diploma and a valid driver’s license is required. Applicants must obtain a Kansas Class II Water Operator Certification within two years. Please email resumes to or mail to:  1951 Wellman Rd., Lawrence KS  66044. 

For more information call:  785-813-3589
Employment Opportunities / City of Hutchinson - Senior Fleet Mechanic Position
« Last post by Greg on August 04, 2020, 11:20:56 am »

$15.94 - $23.91 Hourly Rate DOQ

This position performs a variety of semi-skilled to skilled work that maintains and services automotive equipment, including performing routine and major mechanical repairs to gasoline, diesel, and other power-driven heavy equipment. Maintains and repairs fixed plant equipment, including the City’s fueling station. Inputs and retrieves information/data using computerized Fleet Management software.

Requirements include:
Minimum of two years of experience performing diagnostic, maintenance and repair work of automotive and heavy equipment. A high school diploma or GED is required, with a related technical degree or some college credit preferred. This employee must possess a valid driver’s license. Must possess or be able to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake endorsement within six (6) months of employment. Underground Fuel Storage Tank A/B Certification and a minimum of two ASE Certifications preferred at time of appointment and required within twelve (12) months of employment.

Apply online:
Employment Opportunities / City of Hutchinson - Emergency Vehicle Technician Position
« Last post by Greg on August 04, 2020, 11:17:01 am »
Public Works | Central Garage

$19.30 - $28.95 Hourly Rate DOQ

This position performs skilled repair and maintenance work on a wide variety of Fire apparatus and equipment that are owned and operated by the Fire Department. This position will also provide occasional oversight, training and direction to lower level mechanics working on Fire or other similar apparatus. This position also assists with the development and implementation of short and long-range maintenance programs for the Fire Department’s apparatus and equipment. This position requires strong mechanical aptitude and technical skills, as well as strong communication and organizational skills.

Requirements include: A high school diploma or GED is required, with special training in automotive mechanic and diesel equipment strongly preferred. A minimum of five (5) years of progressive mechanic experience with at least two (2) years’ experience in diagnosing, maintaining and repairing diesel/heavy equipment. This employee must possess and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of hire. Must also obtain ASE T-4 Heavy-Duty Truck, Brakes; ASE T-5 Heavy-Duty Truck, Suspension and Steering; and Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) F-1 Inspection certifications within one year of hire.

Apply online:
Water/Wastewater Operator Position

The City of Fredonia is accepting applications for a Water/Wastewater Operator. This position is non-exempt and is responsible for assisting the City’s Water/Wastewater Supervisor in the management of the City’s water distribution; wastewater treatment and collection systems. This position requires at least one-two years’ experience in utilities related job; the ability to operate heavy machinery; KDHE water and wastewater operator certifications or small system certified; and a valid driver’s license with a good motor vehicle record. Experience in organizational, and communication skills preferred.

Competitive salary starting at $32,000 - $35,000 depending on qualifications, plus benefits which include Health, Dental, and Life Insurance; KPERS retirement plan, eight paid holidays, plus two personal days; and paid sick and vacation days.

Job offer is contingent on passing a physical and drug test. Submit your application with work history and resume online at, email to or applications may be dropped off at City Hall, 100 N 15th Fredonia, KS. Complete job description is available at City Hall (620) 378-2231. Open until filled.
The City of Fall River invites applications for a part-time, regular salary position as Water and Wastewater Manager.

This employee will take readings of water meters, collect data and samples for various reports, and perform sewer and water line repairs as needed.  Somewhat flexible hours, but must be available to respond quickly to water line breaks, sewer lift station alarms, or other water/sewer related emergencies.

High school diploma or equivalent required as well as currently having Class I water and wastewater certifications or a willingness to complete the necessary requirements to obtain these certifications.

This moderately physically demanding position requires routine mathematical computations and good ability to carry out oral and written instructions.  Inquiries:  Fall River City Clerk, 410 Merchants Avenue, Fall River, KS 67047,; ph. 620-658-4400.

The City of Wellington is seeking qualified applicants for the positions of Operator or Apprentice in both the Water Distribution and the Wastewater Departments.  These positions are responsible for maintenance and operation of both respective water/waste systems including manual tasks and operating various mechanical and power tools and equipment.  Qualified applicants must have and maintain a valid Kansas Drivers License and have the ability to obtain and Kansas Commercial Drivers License.  Additional description of duties on the job application.  The City offers a rewarding benefit package including health benefits, vacation and retirement.   We are willing to train those individuals with a skill set that aligns with the duties for the positions and will consider all experience when offering a starting wage.  Negotiations for beginning wage start at the range $13.51 to $14.98.  Please bring all your skills and talents and apply at by August 7th.  Both postions are listed, complete your profile, and apply for either or both.
Water & Wastewater Operator
The City of Maize Public Works Department is accepting applications for a fulltime Water and Wastewater Operator. This is a Head Operator position of which is responsible for overseeing, operating, and maintaining the city’s water and sewer infrastructure systems including drinking water disinfection and distribution system, lift stations, sewer collection system, and wastewater treatment plant. 
Salary Range: $23.67 - $32.67 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities:
•   Direct and coordinate the technical and administrative activities of the Water and Wastewater Utilities Systems to ensure safe, efficient, and continuous operations.
•   Plan and coordinate projects, maintenance programs, and other activities.
•   Ensures all federal, state, and local regulatory requirements are accurately and timely met.
•   Recommends and/or oversees procurement of utility equipment and supplies.
•   Works effectively with a variety of staff, other governmental representatives, and the public; deals tactfully and courteously with the public and maintains composure in difficult and stressful situations.
•   Promotes the good will of the city.
•   Assists in preparation for, response to, and recovery from, the impacts of a wide variety of disasters or emergency situations.
•   Ability to troubleshoot and perform maintenance on any related equipment or machinery.
•   Oversee and direct city staff in Water and Wastewater activities.
•   Oversee and/or perform daily operations of the Water and Wastewater systems.
•   Ability to train employees in water and wastewater operations.

Qualification Requirements:
•   A valid Kansas Driver’s license (CDL preferred)
•   Class III Water and Wastewater Certification
•   Minimum five years’ experience in municipal water and wastewater.
•   Ability to evaluate and diagnose problems and to make judgments and effective decisions.
•   Ability to communicate effectively; both orally and in writing.

Physical Demands:
•   Ability to lift and carry up to 90 pounds.
•   Ability to meet job demands under some stressful and prolonged situations.
•   Ability to work long hours under adverse weather conditions and during emergencies.

Apply online at:
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