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APPLY directly with the City of Salina
*Applications are required for each position & must be fully complete & accurate.
*Email is used throughout the hiring process.
*Veterans Preference Eligibility Request forms are included in the Application for Employment, and veterans must provide a copy of DD214.

CITY MANAGERS OFFICE
ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER
Application deadline: TH 05/27/21 or until filled-City Managers Office-Duties: Provides a broad range of managerial & supervisory assistance to the City Manager & Deputy City Manager; performs high level administrative work in analyzing, controlling, recommending & supervising the implementation of policy concerning managerial, personnel, operational & financial matters; responsible for overall supervision & direction of employees of several departments including Arts & Humanities, Computer Technology, Finance, & Human Resources; advises management personnel regarding personnel matters, including hiring, discipline, termination, compensation & related matters; assists in developing personnel policies & in enhancing employee relations; develops, reviews & monitors organizational and/or departmental performance & financial trends; conducts cost benefit analysis on projects or programs; assists in budget preparation; assists with management of capital improvement program; initiates, plans, develops & implements records & report systems; monitors & follows up on citizen & elected official requests for service; represents the department/organization with various boards, commissions, special interest groups, media & the public; engages in public speaking opportunities. Education: Bachelors degree in public or business administration, political science or related field; Masters degree preferred. Experience: Five (5) years of work experience in public administration/management; experience & knowledge of development review, budgeting, accounting, personnel administration, economic development, analytical & statistical skills preferred. Requirements: Must live within the corporate limits of the city; must possess valid Kansas drivers license. Salary DOQ: $85,560 -111,077/yr.

COMMUNITY & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT
PLANNER I / II
Application deadline: Until filled-Community & Development Services Department-Duties: Coordinates & performs work in preparation & implementation of the Citys community development plans; assists and/or maintains flood plain maps & administers flood plain policies; assists in the development & updating of codes & ordinances; performs complex research & manage records for proposed projects & regulatory matters; plans & conducts public outreach/participation activities such as public meetings, outreach events, & presentations; prepares comprehensive reports based upon careful research & study of planning & zoning problems; gathers, analyzes & presents data in the form of written, graphic or oral reports for use before boards, advisory committees & public hearings; processes subdivision, annexation & zoning requests including researching & analyzing applications for compliance & conformity with applicable rules & regulations; writes & interprets technical reports & maintain a wide variety of records. Education: Bachelors/Masters degree in urban planning, geography, architecture, public administration or related field; AICP certification or AICP candidate status preferred. Experience: Three (3)five (5) years of planning experience; familiarity with boards & commissions; current and/or long range planning ability; skilled in Geographical Information System (GIS) preferred. Requirements: Must possess a valid Kansas drivers license. Hours: Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Starting pay DOQ: Starting pay DOQ: Planner I: (Starting pay: $43,368-48,572/yr.; Full pay: $43,368-69,210/yr.); Planner II: (Starting pay: $50,241- 56,261/yr.; Full pay: $50,241-80,218/yr.)

COMMUNITY RELATIONS SPECIALIST
Application deadline: TH 05/27/21-Development Services/Community Relations- Duties: Plans, organizes, & conducts workshops & seminars designed to provide Equal Opportunity information to all protected classes; conducts intake, interviews & investigations involving housing, employment & public accommodation discrimination; gathers & analyzes evidence, data, & relevant facts in complex cases; applies applicable laws to specific allegations; prepares documentation of facts for possible prosecution or conciliation; prepares clear & concise oral & written technical reports; initiates, plans, develops & maintains records systems; prepares & analyzes statistical data; prepares & administers grants; coordinates with other agencies as needed. Education: Bachelors degree in public administration, pre-law, sociology, psychology, human resources, law enforcement, social work, business, or a related field; masters or law degree preferred. Experience: Civil Rights/ Equal Opportunity Law experience preferred; strong working knowledge of Federal, State & Municipal Civil Rights legislation; knowledge of HUD, EEOC, & Department of Justice Regulations preferred; technical writing experience preferred; ability to speak & write Spanish fluently desired. Requirements: Must possess valid Kansas drivers license. Starting pay: $39,395-44,123/yr. (Full pay range: $39,395-62,899/yr.)

PROPERTY MAINTENANCE INSPECTOR I
Application deadline: TH 05/27/2021-Community & Development Services-Duties: Performs inspection work enforcing compliance with property maintenance codes & city ordinances; tours the city & notes code violations & other problems; enforces such codes dealing with weeds, storage of refuse, abandoned vehicles, signs, property maintenance & other related matters; issues violation notices; makes follow-up inspections to determine compliance; orders abatements for non-compliance; prepares evidence & appears in court; recommends amendments to codes and ordinances; maintains records, enters data and conducts database searches. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: Two years experience in code enforcement, building & zoning inspection, building or facility maintenance, law enforcement, or related field. Requirements: Must possess a valid Kansas drivers license. Starting pay: $17.16-19.22/hr. (Full pay range: $17.16-27.37/hr.)

FIRE DEPARTMENT
FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC
Applications accepted for hiring pool-Fire Department- Duties: Provides advanced life support services & renders medical treatment in emergency situations; engages in fire suppression & fire prevention activities to protect & safeguard lives & property. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Certification Requirements: National Registry or Kansas Paramedic certification & maintain certification including current Advanced Pediatric Life Support Certification & ACLS; Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) within prior year; current written Fire Service Exam with a score of 70% or better within the prior two (2) years; Firefighter 1 & 2 with Hazmat Operations certifications in the State of Kansas or equivalent International Fire Service Training Association with International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Pro Board Certification; NIMS 100,200,700,800. Requirements: Must be eighteen (18) years of age at time of appointment; must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess a valid Kansas Class B drivers license, or obtain within (1) one year of appointment; must pass the citys pre-employment requirements relative to background check, pre-employment physical, & drug screening prior to final job offer. Successful candidates are prohibited from smoking or using tobacco products at any time, on or off the job. Starting Pay: $47,524-53,231/yr. (Full pay range: $47,524 -75,962/yr.)

FIRE INSPECTOR (PART-TIME)
Application deadline: Until filled-Fire Department-Duties: Performs inspections of buildings & property within the city for possible fire hazards & safety regulations; visually inspects occupancies to identify hazardous conditions & fire code violations; understands, interprets & communicates code requirements thoroughly & accurately; communicates & explains corrective actions to occupants & occupancy owners; utilizes iOS & Android operating systems in either tablet or mobile formats to document fire/life safety inspections; attends all assigned training sessions & classes to stay current with developments in fire prevention & occupancy life safety; maintains & safely operates equipment; assists other divisions as requested or when assigned. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: Skilled in Microsoft Office products; ability to use iOS operating systems in tablet formats; ability to read, understand & apply current fire codes as related to occupancy inspections. Requirements: Must possess a valid Kansas drivers license. Hours: Monday Friday, varies between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Salary: $13.00-17.00/hr.

MUNICIPAL COURT
COURT CLERK
Application deadline: TH 05/20/21-Municipal Court-Duties: Provides assistance to & acts as secretary for the Judge during court; trains new clerical employees; assists defendants in understanding court procedures; sets up court dates with defendants; handles in-person & phone inquiries & requests for assistance; records & files cases & appropriate information & disposition of cases; prepares warrants & subpoenas; prepares video dockets; prepares, submits & receives records, reports & other appropriate data to/from other agencies & departments; receives, receipts & accounts for fines & bonds payments & exonerations; maintains financial records & deposits money. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: Two (2) years of general office work; two (2) years in court or legal setting. Requirements: Ability to multi-task in a fast paced setting & meet deadlines in a highly productive department. Hours: Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Starting pay: $14.86-16.64/hr. (Full pay range: $14.86-23.73/hr.)

PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT
RECREATION SUPERVISOR
Application deadline: Until filled-Parks & Recreation-Duties: Plans, supervises & organizes recreation programs related to therapeutic recreation, seniors, day camps & assists in special events throughout the year; evaluates & publicizes programs; assists in budget preparation; participates in recruitment & hiring of part-time seasonal personnel; supervises a group of part-time seasonal workers. Education: Bachelors degree in Recreation Administration or closely related field; Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) certification preferred. Experience: Two years experience in supervising & organizing programs related to therapeutic recreation, seniors & day camps. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess valid Kansas drivers license. Hours: Works variable schedule, including evenings & weekends as needed. Starting pay: $37,544-42,049/yr. (Full pay: $37,544-59,946/yr.)

PARK TECHNICIAN
Application deadline: TH 05/20/21-Parks & Recreation/Parks & Forestry-Duties: Prepares & maintains ball fields, golf course, recreation facilities, parks, cemetery, buildings, medians, & other public facilities; maintains lawns, shrubbery, & trees including planting, watering, trimming, mowing, edging, fertilizing, aerification, top dressing & weed & pest control; plans & performs work in seeding, planting & maintaining trees & shrubs; applies fertilizers & pesticides as required; recognizes plant diseases & takes appropriate action to counteract; installation, operation, maintenance & repairs of in-ground sprinkler systems; installs & maintains playground equipment; operates trucks, mowers, & other light equipment; operates tractor & attachments (medium sized loaders, rototiller, post hole digger), power movers, blowers, sweepers, edgers, chain saws, hedge trimmers, clippers, sprayers, & other equipment or vehicles; makes minor repairs; performs routine maintenance & equipment safety inspection. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: One year work experience in the areas of general building & facility maintenance and/or landscape maintenance. Requirements: Must possess valid Kansas drivers license. Hours: September-June M-F 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; SAT-SUN 2-4 hours on rotation (each day on rotation, 1X every couple of months); June-September M-F 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. SAT-SUN 8 hours per day on rotation (1X every couple of months). Starting pay: $14.86-16.64/hr. (Full pay range: $14.86-23.73/hr.)

CUSTODIAN I (FULL & PART-TIME)
Application deadline: Until filled-Parks & Recreation / Buildings: Duties: Performs janitorial duties inside & outside city buildings & other public facilities; cleans, maintains, sweeps, scrubs, strips & waxes hard surfaces; minor construction & maintenance of facilities & outdoor spaces; maintains equipment & materials; performs visual checks for repairs on all mechanical systems, buildings, & grounds; washes windows & walls; dusts & polishes furniture, sills, blinds, woodwork, light fixtures, etc.; vacuums, shampoos, removes spots & stains in carpets; replaces light bulbs & fluorescent tubes; empties & cleans waste receptacles; cleans & disinfects restrooms & kitchens; cleans grounds by picking up paper & trash; must raise, lower & maintain flags; shovels snow as assigned; locks & unlocks doors, windows & security systems; maintains inventory of cleaning equipment & supplies. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: Minimum of one year experience with custodial/ janitorial related work; one year experience stripping, buffing & burnishing hard surface floors; must be self-motivated & be able to work with little-to-no supervision. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes drive time; must possess a valid Kansas driver's license. Hours: Fulltime hours: M-F 2:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; Part-Time hours: M-F 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. & 5 a.m. - 10 a.m.; Pay: $13.00-13.70/hr.

PARKS & RECREATION SUMMER EMPLOYMENT (TEMPORARY/SEASONAL)
Application deadline: Until filled-Parks & Recreation-The City of Salina is now accepting applications for summer employment in the Aquatics, Athletics, Lakewood Discovery Center, Municipal Golf Course, Parks & Forestry divisions. Education: High school graduates unless otherwise designated. Requirements: Work, salary, & hrs. vary depending on programs.

POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE OFFICER
Application deadline: Until filled-Police Department-Duties: Protecting, serving, & working with Salinas diverse citizenry & enforcing the law while protecting the constitutional rights of all. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Qualifications include: United States citizen; twenty-one (21) years of age at time of appointment; no felony convictions, domestic violence related conviction, or other serious misdemeanor convictions; good physical condition; eyesight: 20/100 correctable to 20/20, no upper acuity limit with contact lenses; ability to obtain Kansas Police Officer certification within one (1) year of appointment. Selection process includes: Examination, three (3) assessment interviews, psychological evaluation, computer voice stress analysis examination, thorough background check, physical examination, & drug screen. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess valid Kansas drivers license. Successful candidates are prohibited from smoking or using tobacco products at any time, on or off the job. Starting pay: $45,223-50,669/yr. (Full pay range: $45,223-72,276/yr.)

911 DISPATCHER
Application deadline: Until filled-Police Department-Duties: Responsible for dispatching all police, sheriff, fire, & ambulance operations in the city & county; operates a two-way communications system; monitors a computerized emergency system; types a variety of data into a computerized database. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: In-service training program; typing speed 40 WPM minimum. Requirements: Must be minimum twenty-one (21) years of age; must live within 40 minutes response time; must successfully complete in-service training program in communications related curriculum; must pass selection process that includes assessment interviews, psychological evaluation, computer voice stress analyzer examination, & thorough background checks. Hours: Twelve hour shifts from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. with every other weekend off. Starting pay: $16.04-17.97/hr. (Full pay range: $16.04-25.60/hr.) Examination: Mandatory completion of computerized Dispatcher examination. Watch email for examination scheduling.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
STREET MAINTENANCE WORKER
Application deadline: Until filled-Public Works/Streets & Traffic-Duties: Performs a variety of skilled & semi-skilled manual labor in the construction & maintenance of streets, storm sewers, buildings & other municipal facilities; drives various types of trucks & operates light construction equipment; lays & rakes asphalt; performs & assists in carpentry, including construction of forms, concrete work, painting & minor welding; responds to weather & other emergencies; snow & ice removal. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: One (1) year construction or maintenance work preferred. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess Kansas Class B commercial drivers license (CDL) with air brakes & tanker endorsements, or must be able to obtain CDL within three (3) months from the start date of employment. Work Type: Very heavy, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Hours: Workweek generally Monday - Friday. Starting pay: $15.59-17.46/hr. (Full pay range: $15.59-24.89/hr.)

SANITATION WORKER / DRIVER
Application deadline: Until filled-Public Works/Sanitation-Duties: Performs heavy manual labor in the collection of refuse and/or recycling materials; operates medium equipment & heavy duty trucks including refuse/recycling trucks & other trucks over 27 ton capacity; dumps refuse carts; lifts heavy cans of refuse; picks up brush with brush truck; makes special pick-ups for discarded furniture & other refuse; keeps track of time for billing customers; checks oil; washes trucks; performs minor repairs to equipment used; cleans inside of garage; makes repairs to refuse carts; prepares minimal records of own activities; supervises & uses equipment of materials requiring care to assure against breakdown; snow & ice removal. Education: Eighth grade graduate. Experience: One (1) year sanitation work or experience with small trucks & light equipment in construction, maintenance, or related activities; must be able to work outside in all weather conditions; heavy manual labor & outside work experience desired. Requirements: Must possess valid Kansas Class B commercial drivers license (CDL) with air brake endorsement; must be able to perform heavy manual labor & run designated routes; must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. Work Type: Heavy manual labor, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds for force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Starting pay: $14.86-16.64/hr. (Full pay range: $14.86-23.73/hr.)

LANDFILL ATTENDANT (PART-TIME)
Application deadline: TH 05/27/21-Municipal Landfill-Duties: Performs customer service transactions, clerical duties at the Municipal Landfill including directing vehicles to locations at municipal landfill for unloading of solid waste; records & collects charges for unloading; issues receipts as required; reads scale meters & records weights of solid waste; maintains landfill users reports; cleans buildings; tends to surrounding grounds; opens & locks gates. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: Some computer experience in basic record keeping. Requirements: Must possess a valid Kansas drivers license. Hours: Work schedule is Monday Tuesday 6:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; other days maybe scheduled a needed. Starting pay: $11.60-12.99/hr. (Full pay range: $11.60-18.51/hr.)

TRAFFIC CONTROL WORKER (TEMPORARY/SEASONAL)
Application deadline: Until filled-Public Works/Streets & Traffic-Duties: Assists in performing daily operations of the Traffic Control work group including working on traffic control devices, painting, & sign replacement. Education: Eighth grade graduate. Requirements: Must possess valid Kansas drivers license; minimum of 18 yrs. of age. Hours: JuneAugust. Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m. Pay: $10.00/hr.

FLOOD CONTROL WORKER (TEMPORARY/SEASONAL)
Application deadline: Until filled-Public Works/Flood Control-Duties: Performs maintenance on city flood control system including tree trimming, weed removal, trash pickup, tractor mowing, general labor, & equipment maintenance. Education: Eighth grade graduate. Experience: Previous tree trimming, mowing, equipment maintenance or related work preferred. Requirements: Must possess a valid Kansas drivers license; minimum of 18 yrs. of age. Hours: Position works June-August M-F 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. Pay: $10.00/hr.

UTILITIES DEPARTMENT
DEPUTY UTILITIES DIRECTOR
Application deadline: TH 05/27/21 or until filled-Utilities-Duties: Acts as Director of Utilities in Directors absence; oversees & manages the operations of water (distribution & treatment) & wastewater (collection & treatment) systems under the direction of the Director of Utilities; supervises staff; performs engineering & financial analysis; assists with preparation of operating & capital budgets; reviews engineering submittals; gathers & maintains information to support periodic & special reports; attends or conducts staff, committee, & other professional meetings; makes presentations to City Commission & other boards & commissions; serves on the Citys Development Review Team (DRT). Education: Bachelors degree in civil or environmental engineering from an ABET accredited university or a closely related engineering field; must possess a Professional Engineer License, issued by the State of Kansas, or have the ability to obtain registration within six months if licensed in another state. Experience: Eight (8) years of progressively responsible engineering experience with water & wastewater functions; four (4) years of supervisory or administrative experience. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess a valid Kansas drivers license. Hours: Monday Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Pay: $70,755-118,322/yr. DOQ

WASTEWATER PLANT SUPERVISOR
Application deadline: Until filled-Utilities-Duties: Supervises 10-13 plant operators & personnel engaged in a wide variety of work involving the operation & maintenance of an advanced wastewater treatment facility & related equipment; prepares employee shift schedules & work assignments; evaluates personnel performance as required; assists in preparing, analyzing, & filing of paper & digital operational, state, & federal reports; assists in long-range planning, budget preparation, & budget control; utilizes computer based SCADA & asset/preventative software program as necessary to complete assignments; maintains current knowledge of KDHE & Federal wastewater treatment regulations; functions as liaison with maintenance, laboratory, & operations personnel to assure the treated wastewater meets established standards of quality; reviews operation, lab, & regulatory reports; administers a safety program; investigates accidents & recommends preventative actions; maintains & conducts effective system & equipment maintenance programs. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D.; must possess a Kansas Class IV Wastewater Operator Certificate or obtain certification within one (1) year after Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) examination eligibility. Experience: Five (5) years of progressive experience in advanced wastewater treatment or related work preferred; two (2) years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess a valid Kansas drivers license. Work Type: Heavy, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Hours: Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; performs overtime & responds to after-hours emergencies as needed. Starting pay: $20.85-23.35/hr. (Full pay range: $20.85-33.27/hr.)

WATER PLANT SUPERVISOR
Application deadline: Until filled- Utilities-Duties: Supervises the operation & maintenance of the City of Salinas Water Treatment Plant; performs a wide variety of work in the operation & maintenance of water treatment facilities, including lime softening water treatment plant, wells, booster pump stations, water storage facilities, & river intake; supervises 12-15 water plant operators & personnel; prepares employee shift schedules & work assignments; evaluates personnel performance as required; assists in preparing, analyzing, & filing of paper & digital operational, state, & federal reports; assists in long-range planning, budget preparation, & budget control; utilizes computer based software as necessary to complete assignments; administers safety program; investigates accidents & recommends preventative actions; acts as liaison with maintenance, laboratory, & operations personnel to assure the treated water meets established standards of quality. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D.; must possess a Kansas Class IV Water Supply System Operator Certificate, or be able to obtain certification within one (1) year after Kansas Department of Health & Environment (KDHE) examination eligibility. Experience: Five (5) years of progressive experience in lime softening water treatment or related work preferred; two (2) years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess a valid Kansas drivers license. Starting pay: $20.85 -23.35/hr. (Full pay range: $20.85-33.27/hr.)

UTILITY TECHNICIAN II
(Design / Construction Observation)
Application deadline: Until filled-Utilities- Duties: Performs technical engineering designs, construction observations, & GIS application duties; designs, surveys & observes construction for the installation of sanitary sewer, water mains, & other public utility projects; prepares conceptual designs & project estimates. Education: Associates degree in Mechanical, Environmental, or Civil Engineering Technology, Geography with GIS certification, or related field. Experience: Two years technical civil engineering work and/or any combination of education or experience. Requirements: Must possess a valid Kansas drivers license. Starting pay: $18.94-21.21/hr. (Full pay range: $18.94-30.24/hr.)

UTILITY WORKER I
Application deadline: Until filled-Utilities/Water & Wastewater-Duties: Performs semi-skilled & skilled labor in the maintenance & operation of a water distribution & transmission system/wastewater collection system; performs minor electrical & mechanical maintenance; maintains wastewater pumps, motors & controls; installs, repairs, cleans, taps, fits & inspects wastewater/water pipelines; installs & repairs wastewater/water valves, manholes, & fire hydrants; installs & repairs chemical feed pumps & piping; performs custodial work such as cleaning, painting, lawn mowing & snow removal. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: Two years maintenance of mechanical & electrical equipment, or related work preferred. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess valid Kansas Class A commercial drivers license (CDL) with tanker & air brake endorsements, or obtain within three (3) months of appointment. Work Type: Heavy, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. & after-hours calls. Starting pay: $17.16-19.22/hr. (Full pay range: $17.16-27.37/hr.)

EOE

Location:

City of Salina - Human Resources Dept.
300 W. Ash St.,
Salina KS 67401

Contact Information:

300 W. Ash St.,
Salina, Kansas 67401
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Phone: 785.309.5710
Fax: 785.309.5711
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