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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Lake Afton
Job Title: Building Maintenance Worker I
Salary: $11.342 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:

Maintain the grounds and buildings.  Keep the parks clean and safe.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Mowing/trimming
  • Tree maintenance
  • Landscaping
  • Painting
  • Plumbing repairs
  • Electrical repairs
  • Trash pick up
  • Vegetation control
  • Playground inspections/maintenance
  • Dock inspections/maintenance
  • Equipment maintenance/repair
  • Cleaning buildings

Customer Relations

  • Field customer questions or complaints
  • Assist customers if possible

Construction Projects

  • Will participate in new and/or remodel projects
  • Concrete work



Accountability:  Holds self accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost effective results.

Adaptability:  Adapts well to changes in assignments and priorities; adapts behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions.

Ambition:  Demonstrates desire and dedication to achieve goals.  Endeavors to succeed and excel.  Possesses a desire for change, improvement, and personal accomplishment.  Strives to exceed standards and expectations.  Pursues work with passion, energy, drive, and a strong accomplishment orientation.  Accomplishes tasks even when conditions are difficult or deadlines are tight.

Communication:  Clearly conveys and receives information.  Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.

Dependability:  Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.


Job Standards:

Grounds and building maintenance experience is required.


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.
  • 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.
  • Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • 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.
  • Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • 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 determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.)



Mowers, chainsaws, various hand and power tools, skid loader, dump truck, paint sprayer, etc.


Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location of work:  Lake Afton Park

The employee is subject to extreme cold.  Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.  Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.  The employee is subject to extreme heat.  Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.  The employee is subject to noise.  There is sufficient noise to cause the employee to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.  The employee is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.


*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: 20000300

Open Date: 9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 10/26/2018 11:59:59 PM