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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 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 driver’s license, or obtain within (1) one year of appointment; must pass the city’s 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. Pay: $45,689-72,975/yr. Position description

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 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 driver’s license, or obtain within (1) one year of appointment; must pass the City of Salina’s 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. Pay: $40,310-64,384/yr. Position description     

Parks & Recreation Department

Deputy Parks & Recreation Director

Application deadline: TH 08/29/2019-Parks & Recreation/Administration–Duties: Assists the Director of Parks & Recreation in the administration of all departmental functions & manages the department in the absence of the director; provides leadership to plan, direct, & coordinate departmental operations; manages Recreation, Kenwood Cove Aquatics Park, & Salina Municipal Golf Course operations with a scope on revenue generation; oversees backend operations of department recreational software; establishes, implements, & achieves departmental goals & objectives; manages & coordinates the financial & budget activities; assists with strategic planning & marketing; takes lead on Continual Improvement Process for Parks & Recreation. Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Parks & Recreation, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a closely related field. Experience: Five years full-time work experience in parks & recreation involving development, operations & program management; two years supervisory or management duties; or an equivalent combination of closely related training, education, & work experience. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. Pay: $61,687-103,143/yr. Position description

Park Technician

Application deadline: Until filled-Parks & Recreation/Parks-Duties: Performs a variety of unskilled & semi-skilled manual labor with emphasis in tree care, forestry & horticulture operations; completes construction & maintenance of park facilities, cemetery, golf course, medians, public buildings, lawns, & other city areas & grounds; 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; services & performs minor repairs to equipment; installation, operations, maintenance & repairs of in-ground sprinkler systems; installs & maintains playground equipment; recognizes plant diseases & takes appropriate action to counteract; provides custodial services for parks & facilities, including cleaning & repairing floors, restrooms, & removal of trash; opens & closes graves; resets headstones; maintains pool facilities, including cleaning, chemical water treatment, repairs to pool & auxiliary equipment. 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 driver’s 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). Pay: $14.28-15.99/hr. Position description

Custodian I (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-minute drive time; must possess a valid Kansas driver's license. Hours: Thursday - Monday; 20-28 hours/week. Pay: $10.13-11.35/hr. Position description

Animal Tech Assistant (Part-Time)

Application deadline: TH 09/05/2019-Parks & Recreation /Animal Services-Duties: Works to support the work of the veterinarian; responsible for prepping animal patients for surgery; initiates the examination procedure & continues to assist the doctor throughout the examination, diagnosis, & treatment phases; prepares animals & instruments for surgeries; cleans & sterilizes equipment; intubate dogs & cats with proper size endotracheal tubes; administers anesthesia; collects & records animal case histories; updates animal patient records; fills prescriptions; administers medications, vaccines, & treatments prescribed by the veterinarian; communicates with patrons & staff regarding pets; educates animal owners on home care. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D.; Associates degree from an accredited program preferred; strong background in mathematics & biological sciences. Experience: Two or more years of experience in a veterinary clinic required; must know basic veterinary medical concepts; must have strong communication skills & ability to communicate basic veterinary concepts to pet owners & be able to repeat information relayed by a veterinarian; must be able to consider all available information & draw valid conclusions about animals’ condition; must be compassionate & kind to animals & pet owners; must be proficient in animal restraint for various procedures. Requirements: Must possess valid Kansas driver’s license. Work Type: Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours; must be able to lift 15-50 pounds frequently throughout the day; must be able to bend & kneel repeatedly; must be able to physically handle dogs, cats & small animals; must be able to respond quickly to a variety of medical situations. Hours: Two days/week; 16 hours/week or less. Pay: $8.75-10.50/hr. 

Police Department

Police Officer

Application deadline: Until filled-Police Department-Duties: Protecting, serving, & working with Salina’s 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 year of appointment. Selection process includes: Written test, three 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 driver’s 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: $43,472/yr. Position description

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: $15.73/hr. Examination: Mandatory completion of computerized Dispatcher examination. Watch email for examination scheduling. Position description

Public Works Department

Street Maintenance Worker

Application deadline: Until filled-Public Works/Streets & Traffic-Duties: Performs a variety of unskilled & 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. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: One year construction or maintenance work preferred. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess Kansas Class B commercial driver’s 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. Pay: $12.94-20.65/hr. Position description

Utilities Department

Utility Worker I

Application deadline: Until filled-Utilities-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 a valid Kansas Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brakes & tanker endorsements, or obtain within three 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: $16.49/hr. Position description


Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug-Free Workplace: We consider applicants for all jobs without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, or familial status. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department at 785-309-5710.

ADA Notice: For needed accommodations, please call 785-309-5745 Office or 785-309-5747 TDD Number between the hours of 8:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. Every effort will be made to accommodate known disabilities. For material or speech access, please call at least 5 working days prior to the event.