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Employer: Reno County
Division: County Public Works Department
Job Title: General Laborer - Temporary
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Employer:    Reno County                                                                                        

Department:  Public Works

Job Title:  General Laborer - Temporary

Salary:  $10.37 - $12.26/HR D.O.Q.

Job Number:  1190RN – Position Open Until Filled

Position Opened:  03/12/2018

Job Objectives:

This position is manual labor involving a variety of duties associated with the Reno County Public Works operations.  Duties may include any one or all of the essential functions listed below.  A temporary employee will have no expectation of a set number of hours, weeks or months of employment.  A temporary employee will not work more than 6 months in any twelve (12) month period.

Essential Job Functions:

Mow or trim grass, weeds and other tall growth; cut trees and brush.  Install and maintain traffic control devices according to the MUTCD.  May operate front-end loader to load truck and/or move debris, hand-patch roads, compact asphalt materials, sealing cover materials or other materials with rollers.  Power broom asphalt surfaces, install and maintain fences, pick up loose paper and other debris.  Maintain written records and daily time sheets.  Flagging traffic as needed and perform normal cleanup around work areas.

Job Standards:

Minimum high school education or GED.  Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license.  Previous construction or laborer experience helpful.  Employee is responsible for obtaining and maintaining any licensing requirements relative to the position.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Must pass pre-employment Physical Capacity Profile and Drug Screen.


Operate all job related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary or needed in the performance of these job functions using equipment.  All use of equipment (hand operated or self-propelled) entails hazardous exposure if not operated in a safe manner.

Work Environment:

5% indoors and 95% outdoors.  Will be exposed to summer heat and other inclement weather conditions.  Road machinery noises may be intense at times.  Work area may be dusty.  Occasional exposure to poisonous insects, animals and plants.  Some exposure to exhaust fumes from equipment in truck shed and shop.  At times will work in close proximity of public traffic.  Periodic use of materials, which have an MSDS report on how to safely handle them.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer.  Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees.  Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.  Reno 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 Renee Harris, Reno County Human Resources by phone at (620-694-2988) or by email at renee.harris@renogov.org.  Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com.  You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family member.  Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others.  Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.

Vacancy Number: 1190RN

Open Date: 3/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: