The City of Lenexa, Kansas, a leader in the delivery of public service, is a growing, dynamic and progressive city due in large measure to its commitment to quality growth as a “planned community” in partnership with its citizens. Lenexa has a diverse population of approximately 48,000, with a similar number of people coming into the city each day for their jobs. Encompassing 34.40 square miles of land, Lenexa is located in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area, and was ranked number 47 in CNNMoney.com “100 Best Small Towns to Live”. Recently the City was named as one of Kansas City's healthiest employers by the Kansas City Business Journal! City of Lenexa employees are dedicated to providing exceptional public service to the community. We value integrity, service, teamwork, dedication, vision and employees who care.
We are currently accepting applications to join our team as a Seasonal Street or Seasonal Stormwater Maintenance Worker in our Municipal Services Department. These positions are temporary seasonal positions that work full-time hours for up to 11 months, typically Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Duties for the Seasonal Stormwater Maintenance Worker involve manual labor to maintain stormwater infrastructure, including but not limited to open channels (natural & improved), detention and retention facilities including city lakes, wetlands, corrugated metal pipe (CMP), high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe, reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) and other stormwater quality Best Management Practices (BMP's).
Duties for the Seasonal Street Maintenance Worker include manual labor to complete asphalt repairs, crack sealing, drainage work and other general street maintenance.
Other duties include assisting with snow removal operations which require occasionally working after hours including weekends and/or holidays and assisting with City festivals and events which may require working occasionally on weekends and/or holidays.
QUALIFICATIONS: Requires HS/GED or equivalent training and 2 years' experience in construction practices, materials, and maintenance methods. Must possess a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) or ability to obtain one within 90 days of hire, a good driving record and required endorsements. Ability to work in all weather conditions. Experience preferred in Landscape/Horticulture, concrete or maintenance related trades or any equivalent combination education, experience in operating skid steer loader, backhoe, dump truck and other mechanical equipment helpful.
Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of pre-employment physical, drug screen and background investigation. Starting pay $12.25 per hour. Benefits include 30 hours of paid leave after 30 days of employment.
TO APPLY for the above position please continue and complete the following application. Be sure to attach your resume reflecting any work history you may have during the past 10 years. For best consideration apply immediately as applications are accepted only until filled.
City of Lenexa - 4 months ago