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Employer: Saline County
Division: Expo Center
Job Title: Maintenance Assistant
Salary: $0 

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 Saline County after applying.

Job Description:

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Assist with setting up and tearing down for events in Expo Center facilities. Preparation for events may include unlocking and securing buildings, preparing stage and putting up drop cords. Be familiar with facilities and available to open and close events and be scheduled to work as needed. Must be able to work independently. Scooping and cleaning out of livestock stalls. Assist in general labor and ground maintenance as assigned including grass mowing, cleaning, trash disposal and painting. Perform building maintenance, preparing water to be turned on in the spring and shut off in the fall and general maintenance that maybe assigned at Expo Center and other County facilities. Perform general plumbing and electrical repairs.  Perform maintenance on tractors, pickups, utility vehicles and trailers. Operate welders, grinders and miscellaneous shop equipment as needed. Check fluid levels, hydraulics, gauges on equipment, vehicles and machinery. Report to Supervisor if service is needed. May assist with inspections as needed for noxious weeds or assist with surveying areas in the County. May process accounts payable and payroll accounts as needed. May sell chemicals to the public excluding restricted pesticides. Perform all duties in a safe manner and follow all County safety policies and rules. Wear protective equipment as specified in safety rules. Must wear steel-toed boots. Operate equipment and vehicles with appropriate license in a safe manner, especially working in close proximity with public, livestock and co-workers.

Additional responsibilities based upon licensing:

Maintenance Assistant I – May operate Mule ATV, riding mowers & tractors, no vehicle or heavy equipment operation.

Maintenance Assistant II – May operate Mule ATV, riding mowers, tractors & vehicles, no heavy equipment operation.

Maintenance Assistant III – May operate Mule ATV, riding mowers, tractors, vehicles and heavy equipment.

Maintenance Assistant IV – May operate Mule ATV, riding mowers, tractors, vehicles or heavy equipment. Make inspections for noxious weeds or assist with surveying areas in the County. Perform maintenance and operation of spray equipment including plumbing and pumps.


  1. Must have a High School diploma or the equivalent.
  2. Must have general knowledge of small engine, vehicle and tractor maintenance.
  3. Must be able to work without close supervision.
  4. Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays as needed.
  5. Requires outdoor work year round.
  6. Must be able to deal with the public in a congenial manner on a daily basis.

Maintenance Assistant I – Does not require a Driver’s License   GRADE: 6N  $11.65/hr Step 1 to$17.53/hr Step 20

Maintenance Assistant II – Requires a Class C Driver’s License   GRADE: 7N  $12.30/hr Step 1 to $18.59/hr Step 20

Maintenance Assistant III – Requires Class A or B CDL Driver’s License GRADE: 8N  $12.99/hr Step 1 to $19.63/hr Step 20

Maintenance Assistant IV – Requires a Class A or B CDL Driver’s License with tanker endorsement and requires Category 6 & 9A licensed by the Kansas State Department of Agriculture.  GRADE: 9N  $13.65/hr Step 1 to $20.67/hr Step 20

Licensed positions must be insurable under Saline County’s Fleet Insurance policy.

For a complete job description or additional questions contact:
Marilyn Leamer, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-SCP, PHR
Human Resource Director
(785) 309-5812

Vacancy Number: 417719SA

Open Date: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 1/27/2019 11:59:59 PM