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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Public Works
Job Title: Temp Mower
Salary: $11.00 Hourly

Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Manual work operating a tractor or other mowing powered equipment, including any attached mechanical equipment. Employees also do other unskilled manual work related to construction or maintenance activities.


Essential Job Functions:

Mows and maintains right of way along established routes

  • Operates a tractor or other mowing mechanical equipment with or without attachments.
  • Operates a chain saw, weed trimmer and other hand tools for grass and brush trimming.
  • Performs related work as required.

Performs minor maintenance on equipment

  • Performs minor servicing work such as refueling, lubricating, washing and making minor equipment adjustments.
  • Performs manual work as assigned.

Performs road construction and maintenance

  • Performs other road construction and maintenance work such as filling potholes, culvert work, ditch work, work zone flagging and setup.



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.

Customer Focus:  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.

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

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

Must be at least 18 years old and posses a valid Kansas driver’s license.


Physical Requirements of Position:

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:  Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location of work: 

  • Andale Yard - 5858 N. 247th W. Andale, KS
  • East Yard - 2200 S. Webb Rd. Wichita, KS
  • Clonmel Yard - 17500 W. 71st St. S.
  • North Yard - 10530 E. 37th St. N.

Pooled #:  20008620, 20008621, 20008622, 20008611, 20008623, 20008624, 20008625, 20008626, 20008627, 20008628, 20008629

The employee is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.


*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: 20008619

Open Date: 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 4/25/2019 11:59:59 PM