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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.


PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
Application deadline: TH 08/27/2020-Parks & Recreation/Animal Shelter-Duties: Enforces & applies ordinances & regulations pertaining to animal control; maintains the animals housed at the Salina Animal Shelter; investigates & conducts interviews on possible law, ordinance & regulation violations; testifies in court & at hearings on animal control matters; conducts inspections of animal facilities; issues licenses & permits for dogs & cats; provides public education on ordinances, regulations & animal care methods/techniques; apprehends stray animals; conducts various tasks in animal care and control. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D.; must obtain Level I & II National Animal Control Association Academy training. Experience: One (1) year animal care experience in animal shelter, veterinary clinic, animal hospital, or other related area & strong customer service skills preferred. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess a valid Kansas drivers license. Hours: Shifts vary: 4 x 10 hour shifts/week including nights, weekends & holidays; shifts may start at 5 am & responds to overnight calls. Starting pay: $15.28-17.11/hr. (Full pay range: $15.28-24.40/hr.)

CUSTODIAN I
Application deadline: TH 08/20/2020-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 (1) year experience with custodial/janitorial related work; one (1) 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: Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. includes occasional evenings & weekends. Starting pay: $10.33-11.57/hr. (Full pay $10.33-16.49/hr.)

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: Written test, 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. Written test is held the 3rd Saturday of each month. Starting pay: $44,346-49,667/yr. (Full pay range: $44,346-70,849/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 (12) 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

LANDFILL OPERATOR I
Application deadline: TH 08/20/2020-Public Works/Landfill-Duties: Performs skilled & semi-skilled work in the maintenance & operation of the City of Salinas municipal solid waste landfill; operates & maintains medium & heavy equipment such as compactors, dozers, motor graders, front-end loaders, self-propelled scrapers & similar equipment; assists in planning fill cells; moves, levels, compacts & covers solid waste at landfill; looks for & prevents hazardous waste from entering into landfill; mows grounds; maintains landfill roads; extinguishes fires at landfill; performs maintenance checks on equipment & makes repairs; welds; prepares minimal records of own activities, including burial logs & special wastes; operates the scale house as assigned; performs data entry into the Waste Works program. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible construction & maintenance work operating light & medium equipment; one (1) year of experience operating heavy equipment; must be able to work outside in all weather conditions; must have ability to operate office machines such as a credit card machine. Requirements: Must possess a valid Kansas Class B commercial drivers license (CDL) with air brake & tanker endorsement, or obtain within three (3) months from hire date. Hours: Tuesday-Friday (6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) Starting pay: $13.85 - 15.51/hr. (Full pay range $13.85-22.11/hr.)

UTILITIES DEPARTMENT

DEPUTY UTILITIES DIRECTOR
Application deadline: 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 (6) 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. Starting pay: $69,368-77,692/yr. (Full pay range: $69,368-116,002/yr.)

WATER PLANT SUPERVISOR
Application deadline: Until filled- 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: $20.44-22.89/hr. (Full pay range: $20.44-32.62/hr.)

SALINA 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: $46,592-52,183/yr. (Full pay range: $46,592-74,464/yr.)

FIREFIGHTER / EMT
Applications accepted for hiring pool-Fire Department-Duties: Responds to fire alarms & other emergency calls to protect life & property by combating, extinguishing & preventing fires; gives basic life support care to sick or injured persons; participates in fire prevention programs, inspection, training activities, maintenance of fire & EMS apparatus & equipment & stations. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Certification Requirements: National Registry or Kansas EMT certification & maintain certification; Current 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 City of Salinas 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: $41,122-46,117/yr. (Full pay range: $41,122-65,707/yr.)

EOE

Location:

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

Contact Information:

300 W. Ash St.,
Salina, Kansas 67401
E-mail Your Resume
Phone: 785.309.5710
Fax: 785.309.5711
Job Link: Apply with the City of Salina

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