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• 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.   

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 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: $47,524-53,231/yr. (Full pay range: $47,524-75,962/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 (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 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: $41,954-46,988/yr. (Full pay range: $41,954-67,976/yr.)  Position description

Fire Inspector (Part-Time)

Application deadline: TH 03/11/21-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 driver’s license. Hours: Monday – Friday, varies between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Salary: $13.00-17.00/hr. Position description

PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Parks & Recreation Summer Employment
(Temporary Seasonal & Intermittent)

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 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 (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 driver’s 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.) 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 (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: $16.36-18.32/hr. (Full pay range: $16.36-26.11/hr.) Examination: Mandatory completion of computerized Dispatcher examination. Watch email for examination scheduling. Position description

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

Engineering Technician II
(Inspection /Design)

Application deadline: Until filled-Public Works/Engineering-Duties: Performs inspections; surveys & inspects for the installation of storm & sanitary sewer, water mains, street paving, bridges, sidewalks & other public works projects for compliance with approved plans & specifications; prepares periodic & final pay estimates for materials on hand & work completed; interprets construction plans to contractors; participates in traffic engineering investigations, studies & surveys; assures that traffic control devices are properly installed at construction sites; occasionally leads other workers. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D; some civil engineering or related course work; must be eligible to obtain certification from the Kansas Department of Transportation to perform construction inspection. Experience: Three (3) years’ of work in engineering and/or drafting field. Requirements: Must possess valid Kansas driver’s license; must possess a valid Kansas Class B driver’s license (CDL) with air brake endorsement, or obtain within three (3) months of appointment. Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Starting pay: $17.16-19.22/hr. (Full pay range: $17.16-27.37/hr.) Position description

Landfill Operator I

Application deadline: Until filled-Public Works/Landfill-Duties: Performs skilled & semi-skilled work in the maintenance & operation of the City of Salina’s 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 years of progressively responsible construction & maintenance work operating light & medium equipment; one 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 valid Kansas Class B commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brake at hire; may obtain tanker endorsement within three (3) months from hire date. Hours: 4 (10 hour days) & quarterly shift change (2-10.5 hour, 1-11 hour & 1-8 hour days). Starting pay: $15.59 -17.46/hr. (Full pay range $15.59-24.89/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 (1) 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: $15.59-17.46/hr. (Full pay range: $15.59-24.89/hr.) Position description

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 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: $14.86-16.64/hr. (Full pay range: $14.86-23.73/hr.) Position description

Sanitation Worker I

Application deadline: Until filled-Public Works/Sanitation-Duties: Performs heavy manual labor in the collection of solid waste; operates hydraulic equipment; loads sanitation and/or recycling trucks; removes debris & trash from alleys & streets; maintains sanitation building; services & washes trucks & equipment; picks up, delivers & repairs refuse carts; interacts with public. Education: Eighth grade graduate. Experience: Heavy manual labor & outside work experience desired. Requirements: Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions; must be able to perform heavy manual labor & run designated routes; must be eighteen (18) years of age or older; must possess valid Kansas driver’s license. Work Type: Heavy, exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Constant walking & jogging. Hours: Monday – Friday; shift begins at 7:00 a.m. Starting pay: $13.46-15.08/hr. (Full pay range: $13.46-21.48/hr.) Position description

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 driver’s license; minimum of 18 yrs. of age. Hours: June–August. Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m.–3:00 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 driver’s license; minimum of 18 yrs. of age. Hours: Position works June-August M-F 6:30 am - 3:00 pm. Pay: $10.00/hr.

SMOKY HILL MUSEUM

Museum Assistant (Part-Time)

Application deadline: TH 03/04/21 -Smoky Hill Museum- Duties: Welcomes visitors to the museum; provides visitor orientation; answers basic historical questions about Salina & Kansas; distributes brochures & materials; opens & closes museum building; frequently assists in running the cash register & gift shop; performs clerical & secretarial duties; answers telephones; answers questions and/or directs inquiries to appropriate staff; restocks exhibit areas; assists with tour/program staging, preparations, & clean-up; performs general museum cleaning. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Qualifications: Ability to provide excellent customer service; exudes an outgoing & pleasant attitude toward visitors; demonstrates a professional & positive approach to tasks assigned; ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences; ability & desire to learn new things quickly; able to follow through on tasks & to seek assistance from appropriate staff; comfortable taking direction & working unassisted; must be responsible, reliable, & punctual; ability to lift 20 lbs. Experience: Customer service; cashiering; reception work; entry level catering and/or event planning & implementation; experience and/or interest in history & community programs; knowledge of Microsoft Office Word 2010, Excel 2010, & Access 2010. Requirements: Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. Hours: Works varied hours during the week. Weekend shift: Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; two Saturdays a month. Starting pay: $9.65-10.81/hr. (Full range: $9.65-15.41/hr.) Position description

UTILITIES DEPARTMENT 

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: $20.85-23.35/hr. (Full pay range: $20.85-33.27/hr.)  Position description

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: Associate’s 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 driver’s license. Starting pay: $18.94-21.21/hr. (Full pay range: $18.94-30.24/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.