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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Emergency Communications
Job Title: Electronic Technician II
Salary: $19.39 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Performs advanced technical work in the installation, maintenance and modification of electrical, electronic and electromechanical systems and/or equipment. Much of the work is diagnostic, and involves the use of specialized instruments, and may be performed under emergency conditions.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Installs, inspects and repairs mobile radios, mobile vehicle recorders and mobile data devices
  • Facilitates in the repair and installation of any government agency within Sedgwick County

Bench Repairs

  • Repairs electronic devices with the aid of specialized tools such as a multi meter, watt meter and soldering iron
  • Calibrates electronic devices with the aid of specialized instruments such as a oscilloscope, channel analyzer and spectrum analyzer

System Maintenance

  • Maintains Sedgwick County’s 800 MHz radio system through monitoring, diagnosing and repairing radio equipment



Action Oriented:  Consistently maintains high levels of activity or productivity; sustains long working hours when necessary, works with vigor, effectiveness and determination over a sustained period.

Analytical Thinking:  Works systematically and logically to resolve problems, identify causation and anticipate unexpected results.  Manages issues by drawing on own experience and knowledge and calls on other resources as necessary.

Resilience & Adaptability:  Adapts quickly to change and easily considers new approaches.  Remains flexible and open to new ideas and encourages others to value change.  Understands changes in work tasks, situations, and environment as well as the basis for change.  Thinks and acts effectively under pressure.  Persists towards solutions and goals in changing circumstances.  Overcomes obstacles to achieve results.

Teamwork:  Participates as an active and contributing member of a team to achieve team goals. Works cooperatively with other team members, involves others, shares information as appropriate, and shares credit for team accomplishments.

Customer/Client Orientation:  Makes customers/clients and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (including direct reports); gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations.


Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications:

Educational Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent.

Years of Experience:  Four years of experience in installation, inspection and maintenance of electrical and electronics circuits, or equivalent of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

License, certifications, etc…:  Valid State of Kansas Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

Educational Requirements:  Certificate from a trade school specializing in electronics


Physical Requirements of Position

Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.

Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.

Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Ability to work at a minimum of 20’ heights.


Testing/Screening Requested:

  • Knowledge of the standard practices, methods, processes, materials, machines and tools of the trade.
  • Knowledge of electronic code requirements, and approved safety methods and occupational hazards as they relate to electronic equipment.
  • Knowledge of the operation, assembly, installation and diagnosis of electrical and electronic circuits.
  • Skill in the use of the tools, materials and equipment used in electronics.
  • Skill locating and adjusting defects in electrical systems and equipment.
  • Ability to pass proficiency test on FCC manual.
  • Ability to make repairs on printed circuit boards.
  • Ability to read and interpret material presented in repair manuals, including schematic diagrams of solid-state circuitry.
  • Ability to analyze and repair equipment using instruments such as oscilloscope, volt, am and ohm meters, frequency generators and multipliers, curve tracers and power generators.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, representatives of other organization, and the public.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.



Instruments such as oscilloscope, volt, am and ohm meters, frequency generators and multipliers, curve tracers and power generators.


Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  M – F, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location of work:  1021 Stillwell

The employee is subject to both environmental conditions.  Activities occur inside and outside.


*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.



Vacancy Number: 20000365

Open Date: 3/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 3/27/2018 11:59:59 PM