City of Salina's Employment Openings

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Online applications preferred. Applications are required for each position & are accepted until 5:00 p.m. on deadline date. Veterans Preference Eligibility Request forms available. Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications. Text ‘City Jobs’ to 81680. A link to the latest job openings will be sent to your phone every two weeks.

 

Development Services

Property Maintenance Inspector I

Duties: Performs inspection work enforcing compliance with property maintenance codes & city ordinances; tours the city & notes code violations & other problems; enforces such codes dealing with weeds, storage of refuse, abandoned vehicles, signs, property maintenance & other related matters; issues violation notices; makes follow-up inspections to determine compliance; orders abatements for non-compliance; prepares evidence & appears in court. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. Experience: Two years’ experience in code enforcement, building & zoning inspection, building or facility maintenance, law enforcement, or related field. Requirements: Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. Pay: $15.05-24.01/hr. Position description

Finance Department

Director of Finance & Administration

Duties: Administers, coordinates, supervises & controls all financial, records management & accounting activities for the City of Salina’s Finance & Administration Department. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Public Administration, or a related field with emphasis on governmental finance and/or accounting. Experience: Over five years of progressively responsible experience in governmental finance & accounting; two years’ serving in supervisory capacity; must qualify to be bonded. Requirements: Must live within the corporate limits of the city; must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. Pay: $78,658-125,577/yr. For information, contact Art Davis – adavis@springsted.com or call 816-868-7042. Position description


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: Must be National Registry or State of Kansas certified & maintain certification as a Paramedic including PALS, ACLS, & NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes drive time; must possess a valid Kansas Class B driver’s license, or obtain within one year of appointment. Successful candidates are prohibited from smoking or using tobacco products at any time, on or off the job. Pay: $43,709-69,801/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: CPAT; Firefighter I & Firefighter II certified; Hazmat operations; National Registry or Kansas EMT certified & must maintain EMT certification; NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800. Requirements: Must be eighteen (18) years of age minimum; must live within 40-minutes drive time; must possess a valid Kansas Class B driver’s license, or obtain within one year of appointment. Successful candidates are prohibited from smoking or using tobacco products at any time, on or off the job. Pay: $38,563-61,589/yr. Position description 

 

Police Department

Police Officer

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, two assessment interviews, psychological evaluation, computer voice stress analyzer examination, thorough background check, physical examination, & drug screen. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes drive 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: $41,600/yr. Position description


Public Works Department

Engineering Tech II (Pavement Management)

Duties: Position is responsible for implementation & maintenance of pavement management system; requires ability to effectively assess condition of both asphalt & concrete pavements, prioritize locations in need of maintenance, & suggest appropriate maintenance options that best increases the lifespan of the pavement with cost effective solutions; performs technical engineering drafting, design, surveying & construction inspections; administrative support; maintains records & asset management; daily customer service. Education: High school graduate or G.E.D; completion of two year engineering course or related course work. Experience: Three years’ experience in engineering technical work & drafting. Requirements: Must possess valid Kansas driver’s license & have, or be able to obtain, CDL within 180 days of employment. Pay: $15.77 -25.16/hr. Position description

Master Technician

Duties: Performs a variety of skilled mechanical repair work to gas & diesel powered automotive & heavy equipment for the City of Salina’s Central Garage; overhauls engines, carburetors, differentials, pumps & apparatuses; repairs starters, generators, distributors, hydraulic systems & electrical wiring; replaces points, condensers & backing plates; re-packs wheel bearings; fabricates special equipment & attachments to equipment involving acetylene & electrical welding; plans & carries out a preventive maintenance program on automotive & heavy equipment; aids in storm-related activities such as snow removal & flood control operations. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D.; completion of an approved apprenticeship, associate’s degree, or certification in mechanical technology field; eight earned ASE Certifications toward the ASE Masters Level Certification. Experience: Two years’ experience as Auto Tech II, or ten years’ related mechanical experience; must be able to operate test equipment, mechanic’s hand & power tools, grinding equipment, gas & electric welding equipment, impact tools & electronic diagnostic equipment. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes’ drive time; must possess valid Kansas commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brakes, tanker, & passenger endorsements within 90 days of appointment; must be able to exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally & 50 lbs. of force frequently. Pay: $15.77-25.16/hr. Position description

Sanitation Worker / Driver

Duties: Performs heavy manual labor in the collection of refuse and/or recycling materials; operates medium equipment & heavy duty trucks. Education: Eighth grade graduate. Experience: One year sanitation worker 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 KS commercial driver’s license (CDL) with air brake endorsement; must be able to perform heavy manual labor & run designated routes; must be eighteen (18) yrs. 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: $12.37/hr. Position description

Utilities Department

Water Plant Operator I

Duties: Performs skilled work in the operation of an advanced water treatment plant & operation of related equipment. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D.; must possess Kansas Class I Water Supply System Operator Certificate within one year of KDHE exam eligibility. Experience: Two years’ experience in the maintenance of mechanical & electrical equipment or related work. Requirements: Must live within 40-minutes response time; must possess valid Kansas driver’s license. Hours: Works on shift. Pay: $15.77/hr. Position description


Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug-Free Workplace We consider applicants for all jobs without regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, or disability. 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.