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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Public Works
Job Title: Truck Driver
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:

General truck driving and light equipment operation in support of the maintenance, repair and construction of County Public Works projects. Participates in snow and ice removal operations


Essential Job Functions:

Operates a dump truck in support of Public Works projects

  • Pick up and haul material to and from work sites
  • Assists other Public Works crews as necessary
  • Assists with restocking material in the West Yard
  • Performs manual work associated with equipment operations

Operates light equipment in support of Public Works projects

  • Loads and unloads material
  • Assists other personnel in loading and unloading material
  • Obtains class A CDL for tractor trailer operation
  • Uses flatbed to haul equipment to and from work sites
  • Conducts basic preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
  • Wears PPE and follows local, state and federal safety regulations

Participates in snow and ice removal operations

  • Operates a dump truck with plow and spreader to clear roads of snow and ice
  • Operates loader to load materials for snow and ice removal
  • Maintains equipment in good condition
  • Ensures equipment is cleaned, fueled and loaded for follow on shift
  • Reports problems immediately to shift supervisor



Initiative:  Actively seeks and identifies opportunities to contribute to and achieve goals.  Maintains a sense of purpose, value, and ownership of their work.  Seizes opportunities when they arise. Works independently with little direction.

Customer Focus:  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; acts with customers in mind and strives for continuous improvement in products and services. Gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations.

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.

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

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.


Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  High School diploma or equivalent

License, certifications, etc.  Valid Kansas Commercial Drivers License Class B w/air brakes & tanker endorsements

Preferred Qualifications

Years of Experience:  One year truck driving experience


Physical Requirements:

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.


Testing/Screening Requested:






Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location of work:  West Yard - 4701 S West St

Salary Range:  $12.50 - $18.30

Pooled #:  20002229


*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: 20002228

Open Date: 1/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 2/3/2019 11:59:59 PM