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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Maintenance Services
Job Title: Senior Maintenance Worker
Salary: $12.50 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 various general maintenance duties to efficiently operate the County’s facilities and keep them in proper repair and clean and safe for public use. These maintenance duties would be carried out in the buildings Facilities Maintenance are responsible for. This is an advanced level maintenance position.

Essential Job Functions:

Plumbing

  • Repair/rebuild/replace: faucets, flush valves, shut off stops, disposal units and drain lines.
  • Unclog drain and waste line with hand held equipment or sewer machine equipment.
  • Repair lawn irrigation piping.
  • Remove and replace toilets and urinals.

Electrical

  • Change lamps and bulbs
  • Convert light fixture to LED
  • Assist electrician

GBM

  • Perform carpentry work in repairing County buildings and furniture.
  • Removes, replaces and repair pneumatic, electronic, and mechanical locks; disassembles, installs, and repairs locks.
  • Paints rooms, hallways, and ceilings; patches holes; primes area for painting.
  • Drives trucks and operates equipment in the loading of trucks.
  • Remove and replace ceiling tiles.
  • Performs related work as required.

Competencies:

Adaptability:  Adapts well to changes in assignments and priorities; adapts behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles; approaches change positively and adjusts behaviors accordingly; focusing on being part of the solution.

Listening:  Listens attentively to others, asks clarifying questions, actively listens, is respectful and professional in dealing with others, stays open to other viewpoints, and manages distractions and interruptions.

Ambition:  Demonstrating desire and dedication to achieve goals.   Endeavor to succeed and excel. Possess a desire for change, improvement, and personal accomplishment. Strive to exceed standards and expectations. Pursue work with passion, energy, drive, and a strong accomplishment orientation. Accomplish tasks even when conditions are difficult or deadlines are tight.

Reliability:  Demonstrates a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job.

Self-Assessment:  The ability to evaluate oneself or one's actions and attitudes, in particular, of one's performance.  Pays attention to the quality of his/her work.  Maintains quality standards of his/her work.  Monitors work results.  Learns relevant knowledge and skills to meet changing requirements.

Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:   High School Diploma or equivalent.

Years of Experience:  5 plus building maintenance experience.

Physical Requirements of Position:

  • 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.
  • Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The employee is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.

Work Environment:

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

Location of work: 141 W Elm St., Wichita, KS 67203

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.govDo 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: 20002418

Open Date: 6/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 7/31/2018 11:59:59 PM