• Applications ae 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.
Development Services & Community Relations Department
Community Relations Specialist
Application deadline: Until filled (first review 02-21-2020)-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: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, pre-law, sociology, psychology, human resources, law enforcement, social work, business, or a related field; master’s 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 driver’s license. Starting pay: $38,626-43,264/yr. (Full pay range: $38,626-61,672/yr.) Position description
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. Starting pay: $46,592-52,183/yr. (Full pay range: $46,592-74,464/yr.) Position description
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. Starting pay: $41,122-46,117/yr. (Full pay range: $41,122-65,707/yr.) Position description
Parks & Recreation Department
Application deadline: TH 02/27/2020-Parks & Recreation/Parks-Duties: Performs manual labor in the maintenance of lawns, shrubbery, & trees that includes aerification, edging, fertilizing, mowing, seeding, planting, top dressing, trimming, watering, weed & pest control; maintains ball fields, cemetery, golf course, medians, parks, recreation facilities & other public facilities; recognizes plant diseases & takes appropriate action to counteract; applies fertilizers & pesticides as required; performs work in the installation, operation, maintenance & repair of in-ground sprinkler systems; installs & maintains playground equipment; operates trucks & the following equipment: blowers, chain saws, clippers, edgers, hedge trimmers, medium sized loaders, mowers, post hole diggers, power movers, rototillers, sprayers, sweepers, tractors & attachments, & other light equipment; performs routine maintenance & equipment safety inspection; makes minor repairs; leads work crews; provides custodial services for parks & facilities that includes cleaning & repairing floors, restrooms, & removal of trash; maintains pool facilities that include: cleaning, treating water using chemicals, making adjustments & repairs to pool & auxiliary equipment; opens & closes graves; resets headstones; works on special projects & assignments. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: One (1) year work experience in the areas of general forestry, tree care, and/or landscape maintenance. Requirements: Must possess valid Kansas driver’s license. Hours: Varied schedule. Starting pay: $14.57-16.32/hr. (Full pay range: $14.57-23.26/hr.) Position description
Custodian I (Part-Time)
Application deadline: TH 02/20/2020-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 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 to Monday; 20-28 hours/week. Starting pay: $10.33-11.57/hr. (Full pay range: $10.33-16.49/hr.) Position description
Parks & Recreation Summer Employment
Application deadline: Until filled-Parks & Recreation-The City of Salina is accepting applications for summer employment. High school graduates unless otherwise designated. Work, salary, & hrs. vary depends on programs. All position descriptions
• Aquatics • Kenwood Cove Waterpark
• Athletics • Leagues & Tournaments
• Fieldhouse Summer Camp & Recreation Programs
• Lakewood Discovery Center
• Municipal Golf Course (Maintenance)
• Municipal Golf Course (Pro Shop)
• Parks & Forestry / Cemetery
• Salina Municipal Ball Fields
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. Examination: Mandatory completion of computerized Dispatcher examination. Watch email for examination scheduling. Starting pay: $16.04-17.97/hr. (Full pay range: $16.04-25.60/hr.) Position description
Public Works Department
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 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 driver’s 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: $13.85-15.51/hr. (Full pay range: $13.85-22.11/hr.) Position description
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; snow & ice removal. 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. Starting pay: $13.20-14.78/hr. (Full pay range: $13.20-21.06/hr.) Position description
Water Plant Supervisor
Application deadline: Until filled- Duties: Supervises the operation & maintenance of the City of Salina’s 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 driver’s license. Starting pay: $20.44-22.89/hr. (Full pay range: $20.44-32.62/hr.) Position Description
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: $16.82-18.84/hr. (Full pay range: $16.82-26.83/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.