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Employer: City of Merriam
Division: Merriam Public Works
Job Title: Maintenance Worker-FT
Salary: $13.17 Hourly

Job Description:


The City of Merriam Public Works Department is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker I.   The qualified applicant will be responsible for performing a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work, and will operate a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City Street and storm drainage facilities and systems.

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Inspect/repair streets, drainage systems and signs to ensure proper functioning; maintain records relating to inspections, maintenance activity, water supply and consumption; determine the location of gas, telephone, power, television, water and sewer lines prior to excavation; respond to complaints regarding traffic signals, street signs, drainage problems, sidewalks, curbs and gutter and explain findings to supervisor; drive trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of equipment, gravel, sand and salt in a variety of weather conditions.  Will perform other related duties as necessary and assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • One (1) year of experience related to construction, maintenance or repair.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities.
  • Must have valid State Driver’s license and Commercial Driver’s License certification; or the ability to obtain a CDL within 8 weeks from hire date.

City's employment application is required to apply in addition to a resume.

Qualified applicants may apply at Merriam City Hall (9001 W. 62nd Street, Merriam, KS 66202) Mon. – Fri. from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.  Applications can be downloaded online at www.merriam.org  or by calling 913-322-5500.  Applications may be submitted in person or mail to:  City of Merriam; Attn:  Human Resources; 9001 W. 62nd Street, Merriam, KS  66202, or by fax (913) 322-5505.  EOE/ADA/Drug Screen.

If reasonable accommodation is necessary to apply, or further information is needed, contact Sari Maple, Human Resources at smaple@merriam.org.  No phone call please.

Vacancy Number: PW082017

Open Date: 8/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: