Maintenance Worker (Open Until Filled)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 31, 2021
Full Time Building Maintenance

Job Description

Several positions availabe with KC Water Distribution Repair, Wastewater Repair and Wastewater/Stormwater Preventative Maintenance Division located at 1800 Propsect Ave.
Salary Range: $15.79-$23.16/hour
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Thursday or Friday-Monday, 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled


Responsibilities

DISTRIBUTION REPAIR: Assists in the installation and repair of water mains, valves, hydrants, curb boxes and restoration work. Cuts pipe, lays/joints pipe, removes/installs valves, hydrants and curb stops. Manually digs and cleans job sites and replaces safety and traffic control devices as well as other duties as required. WASTEWATER REPAIR: Make repairs to Wastewater sewer mains and lateral connections. Repairs manholes and breaks in existing gravity sewers and lateral connections. Participates in construction of shoring devices to be utilized in excavations. Participates in traffic control setup in work zones. STORMWATER REPAIR: Repairs catch basins, field inlets, drop inlets, self-relief wells, and break in existing mains. Repairs stormwater structures. Performs high water flood fighting by sandbagging and filling log gaps in levee walls. WASTEWATER PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE: Participates in cleaning the wastewater sewer collection system and combined sewer overflow structures through use of jetting, vacuum, mechanical reeling and bucket equipment. STORMWATER PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE: Installs, repairs, replaces, cleans and/or maintains stormwater inlets, channels, levees, and other related stormwater structures. Perform concrete work. Must be able to form and pour, curbs, sidewalks, and driveways for restoration.


Qualifications

REQUIRES high school graduation OR 6 months of experience in general labor. May be required to possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

May be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result within 7 days of hire as the most recent test result. Having a positive result at any point for any current or potential employee will have no impact on employment status nor employment offer.

QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010.

POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER SERVICES DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER SERVICES DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253.

IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT.

The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the KC Water Human Resources Division at (816) 513-0253.

Job Address

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