Pottawatomie County

Maintenance Technician - Pottawatomie County


Minimum Starting Rate: $15.11/hour

Full-time position, includes excellent benefits (health, dental, vision insurance, KPERS retirement, paid time off, and more) 

Responsibilities:  This position is responsible for assisting the Building Facilities Manager and the Noxious Weed Director in the planning, coordinating and implementation of minor construction projects, the operation and maintenance of building mechanical systems and grounds maintenance. Work will occasionally involve the moving or lifting of heavy furniture and equipment.

Requirements:   High school diploma, GED, or the equivalent, with 3-5 years of applicable building construction or facility maintenance experience is required. A technical degree or some college credit is preferred. Employee must pass classes in Kansas Department of Agriculture Certification, Household Hazardous Waste Class, HAZMAT training, First Aid and Hazard Communication Skills and Commercial applicator examination in 6 and 9A within one year of employment.

Special Requirements: Must have (or be able to obtain within 60 days of employment), and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL); must have and maintain a clean driving record.

Closing Date: Applications accepted until positions have been filled.

Must have and maintain a clean driving record for this position. A “clean” record is defined as: No misdemeanor or felony convictions for traffic/vehicular offenses (such as but not limited to DUI, vehicular homicide, reckless driving, hit and run, etc.) that are less than five (5) years old; no more than two (2) at fault or chargeable accidents that are less than five (5) years old; no more than two (2) traffic infractions (such as but not limited to speeding, failure to yield right of way, etc.) that are less than one year old.

For questions regarding employment with Pottawatomie County, please contact Human Resources at 785-457-3455, PO Box 348, Westmoreland, KS 66549, or e-mail humanresources@pottcounty.org.

Drug Free Workplace: Pottawatomie County is committed to a Drug-Free Workplace. By submitting my application I understand the County requires the successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment. This position may also requires additional testing, which may include written, verbal, or physical assessments.

Completion of an employment application does not constitute an offer of employment nor is a completed application considered a contract of employment. Employment with Pottawatomie County is considered to be "at-will". Submission of an application does not establish an obligation for Pottawatomie County to offer employment.  Additionally, any misrepresentation or omission of information on the employment application may result in the rejection of the application or in dismissal from employment.