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This is specialized finance and accounting work involving city wide financial operations.  Primary responsibilities include preparation of the City Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, processing economic development and tax distribution payments and preparation of the City’s annual budget.  This position supervises and directs the Accounting staff along with managing the administration, processing and accounting of the general ledger, fixed assets, accounts payable, payroll, purchasing, revenue and receivables for the City. 

Work is performed with a wide degree of independence and in a manner that promotes the City’s vision, mission, and values (integrity, teamwork, service, vision, dedication and we care).

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report in conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Prepare materials and documentation for auditors.  Prepare adjusting entries to fairly present the financial statements for the City along with preparation of the notes to financial statements.  Implement any necessary GASB pronouncement.
  • Responsible for preparation of annual City budget.   Update information as needed and ensure budget conforms with Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget award program. 
  • Performs managerial duties for Finance Department including conducting performance appraisals, recommending merit increases, hiring, and promoting personnel.  Reviews and revises work assignments and policy and procedures as needed.  Approves and oversees training and professional development of Department personnel.
  • Responsible for preparation of CID, TIF and other economic development payments.  Monitor economic development contracts to ensure applicable accounting entries are processed.
  • Manages the financial system to ensure integrity of the data along with processing month and year end.
  • Assist in the City’s issuance of municipal debt including general obligation debt, IRB’s, tax abatements and TIF’s. 
  • Supervises and coordinates preparation of various financial reports to provide management with necessary financial information.   

Additional Examples of Work Performed

  • Verify accuracy of financial transactions entered into financial system.
  • Coordinates administration activities and interacts with other City departments and divisions.
  • Reviews summary reports of accounts payable, accounts receivable, investment activities, cash receipts for adherence to City accounting practices.
  • Reviews existing City-wide policies and procedures for compliance to current governmental reporting procedures and methods.  Reviews current City-wide policies and procedures for effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Develops and recommends changes, new techniques, etc. as needed consistent with the values of the City, i.e.: integrity, teamwork, services, vision, dedication and we care.
  • Travels independently to various worksite locations, meetings, and conferences.  

Minimum Qualifications or Special Requirements 

Knowledge of:

  • Generally accepting accounting principles.
  • Basic math and finance skills.
  • Computer operations, including word processing, spreadsheets and financial information systems.

Skills:

  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong work ethic.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively both orally and written.
  • Perform basic math and accounting skills.
  • Operate calculator, adding machine and personal computer.
  • Read and understand city, state and federal policies and regulations.

Education, Training, and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance or a related field.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Must have a satisfactory credit history.

Five to seven years of increasingly responsible finance and accounting experience including general accounting, government and fund accounting.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of (and experience with) municipal government operations is preferred.

Salary range $66,804 to $79,611. (DOQ).The City offers a highly competitive compensation package including health, dental, life, short-term disability; state defined benefit pension plan, city matching defined contribution retirement plan, educational reimbursement, access to an on-site health clinic and much more. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of pre-employment physical, drug screen and background investigation.

TO APPLY: for this position please complete an on-line 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 will be accepted until filled. 

Environment and Physical Factors

This is physically sedentary work requiring: the ability to sit for periods of approximately two hours; visual acuity and accommodation to review alpha/numeric data; ability to give and receive information to the public and co-workers; and ability to operate variety of office equipment.

The City of Russell is seeking professional and community oriented individuals for a full-time Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker. The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281. As a rural city, it is our vision to serve as the County’s regional center. We are a community that is dedicated to family, friends and neighbors, where generations care for each other. We are One Russell, building a self-reliant future. We are home. The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs. This position includes maintenance/repair of the City’s vital Water Distribution and Wastewater Systems. The employee will be provided on-the-job training with opportunities for certification and continuing education. Applicant must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and have a valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brakes. Applicants must also establish residency in Russell County 6 months from hire date. Pre- employment drug screening and job placement assessment are required. Applications and a full job description may be obtained at www.russellcity.org or at The City of Russell, 133 W. 8th, Russell, KS 67665. Completed applications can be submitted in person, online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or emailed to hr@russellcity.org. Applications will accepted until January 12, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

The City of Russell is seeking professional and community oriented individuals for a full-time Sanitation Loader / Recycling Worker. The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281. As a rural city, it is our vision to serve as the County’s regional center. We are a community that is dedicated to family, friends and neighbors, where generations care for each other. We are One Russell, building a self-reliant future. We are home. The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs. This position involves light and heavy manual labor tasks associated with solid waste collection. Additional responsibilities include sorting recyclables and placement in proper bin or baler for proper processing, and other job-related tasks as assigned. The employee will be provided on-the-job training. Applicant for this positon must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and have a valid Driver’s License. Applicants must also establish residency in Russell County 6 months from hire date. Pre-employment drug screening and job placement assessment are required. Applications and a full job description may be obtained at www.russellcity.org or at The City of Russell, 133 W. 8th, Russell, KS 67665. Completed applications can be submitted in person, online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or emailed to hr@russellcity.org. Applications will begin to be reviewed on January 19, 2017. Position open until filled. EEO/ADA

The City of Russell is seeking professional and community oriented individuals for full-time Electric Apprentice and/or Certified Journeyman Lineman positions. The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281. As a rural city, it is our vision to serve as the County’s regional center. We are a community that is dedicated to family, friends and neighbors, where generations care for each other. We are One Russell, building a self-reliant future. We are home. The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs. This position includes the construction, repair, and maintenance of the City of Russell’s overhead and underground Electric Distribution and Transmission systems, which are vital to providing power to our community. Employees will be provided on-the-job training with opportunities for certification and continuing education. As an Apprentice, education in electrical wiring or completion of a lineman training degreed program preferred. As a Journeyman Lineman, five or more years of electrical distribution experience as well as a journeyman’s certification is required. Applicant for either position must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and have a valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License within six months of employment. Applicants must also establish residency in Russell County 6 months from hire date. Pre-employment drug screening and job placement assessment are required. Applications and a full job description may be obtained at www.russellcity.org or at The City of Russell, 133 W. 8th, Russell, KS 67665. Completed applications can be submitted in person, online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or emailed to hr@russellcity.org. Applications will accepted until January 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Applications will be reviewed as received.

A key member of the City’s senior leadership team, the next Director of Public Safety will be someone who is interested in and passionate about making a positive and lasting impact on the community through effective management of a full service public safety department. The position requires highly developed technical skills, polished communication and presentation skills, the ability to perform well under pressure, meet deadlines, and develop and maintain credibility and trust within the department and with city staff, the public, elected officials, and cooperating agencies at the local, state, and federal levels. To view a full description and to apply for this position please CLICK HERE. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by January 8, 2018, upon which time first review will occur.

Under supervision, supervises a number of small crews involved in the collection and disposal of residential and commercial refuse, recyclables; and does related work as required. To view a complete job description and to apply for this position, please CLICK HERE.

The City of Wichita Department of Law is currently accepting applications for an Assistant City Attorney III. We are seeking a highly qualified trial attorney to manage employment-related litigation and advise the City’s HR Department; experience with labor unions and contract negotiations preferred; will also provide other legal services for the City as directed. Requirements include a minimum of four years’ experience in professional legal work, graduation from an accredited school of law, and admittance to practice before the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas. Apply online at www.wichita.gov.
Police Officer
Employer: City of Newton
Division: NPD
Job Title: Police Officer
Salary: $18.63 Hourly

Job Description:
The City of Newton is recruiting for a Police Officer(s) position. The Police Officer performs duties in the protection of life and property and the preservation of order in the City of Newton. The employee in this position enforces all federal, state and local laws in accordance with departmental rules and regulations. Patrol duties include enforcing traffic laws, investigation of crimes and accidents, and providing public assistance. This employee will be required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with emergency conditions. The Police Officer will be required to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends and special events as assigned. This work involves an element of personal danger.
Experience: Prior law enforcement experience and KLETC or recognized certification from another state is highly preferred but not required.
Education: High School diploma or GED. Possession of a valid driver’s license is mandatory.
Must be 21 years of age and able to pass a criminal background check and a polygraph. Upon conditional offer of employment must be able to pass a drug screen and a physical.
The City of Newton offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits including health insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, 10.5 holidays, and this position has KP&F retirement. Applications accepted until filled.

HIRING INCENTIVE AND RETENTION BONUS!!! MOVING REIMBURSEMENT!!!
The new employee will be paid $500 at the time of hire and another $500 on the pay period of their 1-year anniversary.
Approval may be granted for the new employee to move within the required residency boundaries with the preference being Newton. Expenses will be paid 1 time by submitting receipts to not exceed $2000.

Submit application at www.hrepartners.com
The City of Newton is an EEO/ADAA employer

Waterworks Maintenance Worker II or III
The City of Newton is hiring a Waterworks Maintenance Worker II or III depending on the level of experience and certifications obtained at the time of hire. Under the supervision of the Utility Supervisor, the Maintenance Worker II/III performs unskilled and semi-skilled work in repairing and maintenance of the water and wastewater facilities. The employee in this position repairs water and sewer lines, installs new sewer service, reads water meters and maintains meters and meter boxes. Duties follow prescribed policies and procedures. This position is subject to on-call rotation.
Maintenance Worker II-Grade 9; Non-exempt $14.88 to $20.14 per hour
Position Requirements:
• Must have a valid CDL with airbrake and tanker endorsement within one year of employment.
• Must obtain a minimum of a Class 1 certification in water or wastewater within one year of hire.

Maintenance Worker III-Grade 10; Non-exempt; $16.42 to $22.22 per hour
Position Requirements:
• Must have a valid CDL with airbrake and tanker endorsement.
• Must have a minimum of a Class 1 certification in water or wastewater.
• Six months to one year of water or wastewater experience preferred.

Education: High School diploma or GED
Residency Requirement: Must live within 20 miles of intersection of First and Main streets.
The City of Newton offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits including health insurance plan, life insurance plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and 10.5 holidays. Applications accepted until filled.
A full job description is available at www.newtonkansas.com
Apply online at www.hrepartners.com
The City of Newton is an EEO/ADAA employer

Job Title: Court Clerk
Department: Court
Reports To: City Administrator
Pay Range #: 13
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the City Administrator, this position performs non-exempt work performing intermediate skilled clerical and administrative work in the Office of the Clerk of the Municipal Court; does related work as required.
Work is performed under regular intermittent supervision.
Examples of Work (Essential Functions):
• Abstracts and sends all major and minor convictions to the Kansas Department of Revenue.
• Accepts Notice of Appeal, processes appeal bond, prepares appeal packets and serves City prosecutor and docket appeal at District Court. Follows case through appeal and notifies all witnesses of court appearances. Closes cases by filing judgments and collecting or refunding monies.
• Answers a broad range of inquiries involving court procedures and policies, and provides information about prosecutors’ offers and sentencing guidelines. Serves warrants, requests police officer service, and collects cash bonds; cancels warrants out of system.
• Assists defendants, citizens, and walk-in visitors. Duties involve answering a variety of inquiries regarding scheduled court dates, processing payments in person, by mail, and over the telephone. Grants or denies requests for continuances.
• Closes dockets by updating all records with final disposition, continuation and sentencing.
• Collects guilty plea fines, fees, and cash bonds received.
• Ensures proper completion of citations, and prepares and files motions to amend as indicated.
• Files hard copies of tickets in alphabetical order by court dates and warrants by warrant number.
• Runs criminal history for DUI and General Ordinance violations, and obtains and reviews certified driving records to determine offense level for charging. Reviews appropriate state statutes by contacting the State to assist with this determination.
• Analyzes records and contacts various jurisdictions to determine status of arrests and convictions; dismisses and refers to appropriate jurisdiction when not in current jurisdiction. Notifies police department and defendant of charging decision.
• Forwards all journal entries to appropriate parties.
• Communicates probation orders and commitment orders to appropriate parties and schedules jail time, house arrests and weekend interventions. Follows case and determines actions necessary to include warning letter or warrant disposition.
• Reviews all dockets monthly to ensure all records are updated. Pulls all diversion and probation dockets and closes cases by running criminal histories to review eligibility for completion, and notifies defendant and all involved agencies.
• Reviews documents and reporting by monitoring agencies monthly.
• Organizes and prepares files, refiles documents, and scans or makes copies of documents. 
• Prepares agenda for monthly court administration meeting by proposing issues and areas of concern to be addressed by the municipal judge, prosecutors, court administration and police department staff.
• Prepares and sends bond forfeiture notification documents to defendants, bond posters, or surety companies.
• Prepares bench warrant with appropriate bond amount and sets aside for the Judge to sign.
• Prepares court dockets by extracting docket and locating all tickets and folders for each docket entry.
• Prepares monthly reports detailing revenues collected and distributes internally and externally as appropriate to State of Kansas for court fines and reinstatement fees. Prepares monthly bond reconciliation report for submission to City staff.
• Prepares trial docket. Reviews citations to determine if they are properly docketed. Reviews offense, arrest and accident reports to determine officers and witnesses to be subpoenaed. Prepares, executes, and serves or requests service of necessary subpoenas. Forwards docket and all supporting documentation to City prosecutor for review prior to docket.
• Prepares daily bank deposit and balances cash, checks, and credit card payments. Notifies City accountant of all deposits and bond checks written.
• Prepares payment arrangements for each party that qualifies, tracking payments.
• Responds to any notices received from agencies having contact with supervised defendant.
• Reviews all files for prosecutor or judicial requests, and follows up as necessary. If outside agencies are involved, prepares updated correspondence.
• Reviews and follows up monthly with all defendants on supervision to ensure supervising agency has reported compliance status.
• Reviews case and print payment information and docket sheets, and ensures all correspondence is included in file. For Pro Se Plea and First Appearance dockets, prepares criminal history checks to determine if there are outstanding warrants, and updates disposition on any concurrent cases affecting prosecution of De Soto charges.
• Reviews all citations presented to the Court for filing and disposition.
• Reviews DUI and General Ordinance complaints in conjunction with review of offense and arrest reports to ensure proper charging, execution and service.
• Electronically sends suspension and reinstatements for defendant’s driving privileges to the Kansas Department of Revenue.
• Types warrants for judge to sign, and enters warrants into computer.
• Updates REGIS and KCJIS software with court dispositions, including the diversion and probation status for all defendants on supervision.
• Uses computer database to enter and track information such as arrests, attorney appearance, informal diversions, and tickets. Types and files cards for every ticket.
• Writes dispositions on cards after finding by judge.
• Performs all other related tasks as required.
Examples of Work (Marginal Functions):
• None.
Certificate, License: None.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Two to three years related experience and/or training; or Associate’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education and/or Experience:
Four to five years related experience and/or training; or a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Abilities, Knowledge, Skills:
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with court officials, associates, and the general public.
• Ability to handle citizens and stressful situations in a calm manner.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to operate standard office, word processing, and data entry equipment.
• Ability to organize and manage time effectively.
• Ability to pay attention to detail and concentrate at a computer for extended periods.
• Ability to perform considerable amount of detailed work accurately and quickly.
• Ability to prepare and maintain files and records.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as statutes, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to reliably and predictably carry out duties.
• Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables.
• Ability to speak effectively with customers or other employees.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to work independently, and handle confidential and sensitive information.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, and record and track information.
• Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic.
• Knowledge of court procedures and practices.
• Knowledge of the office methods, procedures and practices of the Office of the
Clerk of the Municipal Court.
Supervision: None.
Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The working conditions are normally quiet during non-court hours. During court the work environment can seem very hectic. Particular attention must be paid to clientele and whether they may pose a risk to the workplace. The worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken-word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all essential functions, marginal functions, responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.

Job Title: Wastewater Plant Operator
Department: Sewer
Reports To: Water & Wastewater Department Head
Range: $18.47/hr – $27.71/hr DOQ

Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Water and Wastewater Superintendent, the Operator is a non-exempt position under FLSA who routinely works a shift as Plant Operator at either the Water Plant or the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Examples of Work (Essential Functions):
• Takes water and or sewer samples, performs analysis, and ensures safe and proper treatment.
• Maintains well fields and other treatment facilities and grounds.
• Maintains records and reports on system operation and maintenance.
• Mixes chemicals at the water plant.
• Operates and maintains plant equipment.
• Checks and monitors lift stations.
• Performs general maintenance, including mowing plant grounds and cleaning.
• Periodically inspects and checks operating systems testing regiments.
• Recommends, develops, and implements operations, maintenance, repair procedures and policies.
• Reviews work for accuracy and consistency with operations and maintenance procedures and policies.
• Compiles data for and prepares and submits required reports to local, State, and Federal officials.
• Serves as operator in charge of City utilities.
• Receives and processes information from and to state officials and recommends activities to City Engineer.
• Orders and receives operation, maintenance, and repair equipment and supplies.
• Follows department policies and procedures.
• Follows safety procedures and practices.
• Cleans or prepares sites to eliminate possible hazards.
• Ensures all safety policies and regulations are followed and adhered to by self, others, and the public. Performs the functions of the job without posing a threat to the health and safety of others and self.
• Performs all other related tasks as required.

Examples of Work (Marginal Functions):
• Writes operating procedures.
• Analyzes swimming pool water and performs maintenance.
• Performs building inspections.
• Performs other duties as deemed necessary or assigned by Water & Wastewater Superintendent.
Certificate, License: Should obtain within two years of hiring a Class I Water and Sewer Certification. Commercial Driver’s License within six months.

Required Education and/or Experience:
Four to five years related experience and/or training or a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:
Six years or more related experience and/or training. Obtain Class IV Water and Sewer Classification within four years of hiring.

Abilities, Knowledge, Skills:
• Ability and skill to solve problems with variable elements in standard and nonstandard situations.
• Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
• Ability to help diagnose mechanical and other issues as well as prevent potential issues with equipment.
• Ability to identify, correct and make recommendations to correct safety hazards.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to operate pumps, aerators, chemical analysis equipment, testing equipment, well level sounders, and other department equipment.
• Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Knowledge and experience in types and levels of maintenance and repair functions performed in the water and wastewater operations, laboratory testing techniques, materials and monitoring requirements.
• Knowledge and skill in operating and maintaining heavy equipment.
• Knowledge of basic computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, and the ability to learn software.
• Knowledge of materials and supplies needed for completion of projects.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety precautions.
• Knowledge of safe work practices within the public works field, as well as occupational hazards and standard safety precautions.
• Knowledge of types and levels of maintenance and repair functions performed in public works operations.

Supervision: None.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed more than two thirds of the time to conditions such moving mechanical parts; may use cleaning and lubricating chemicals and ingredients that would expose the employee to fumes, dust, and other air contaminants that may cause eye and skin irritation, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions of rain, snow, heat, cold, and a variety of atmospheric conditions. The employee may also be exposed to high, precarious places while climbing on a ladder, and vibration and noise while using power tools and equipment. The employee may also be exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. This position may be called out 24 hours a day or rotate being on call, including weekends and holidays.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk, walk on level and slippery surfaces, use hands to finger repetitively, grasp, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, squat, bend, twist, turn, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Lifting, carrying, moving, pushing or pulling up to 25 pounds occurs with tools, equipment, and supplies. Employee must be able to smell and detect odors such as toxic gas and equipment problems. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus when inspecting work, evaluating defects and using small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts, reading reports and meters, and driving equipment. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken-word levels. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all essential functions, marginal functions, responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.

Under the immediate supervision of the Sanitation Services Supervisor, the Equipment Operator III is responsible for the collection and disposal of solid waste and recyclable material. The employee in this position operates a solid waste collection vehicle along scheduled pick-up routes and performs maintenance on related equipment. This position insures compliance with City ordinances on solid waste disposal at the pick-up point.
Experience: Three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have the ability to operate a heavy truck, hydraulic compactor and other related material. Problem solving skills, including machinery and equipment malfunctions, is a plus.
Education: High school diploma, or GED preferred. Must have a current class B commercial driver’s license with air brake endorsement.
The successful candidate must pass a background check, physical and drug screen upon conditional offer of employment.
The City of Newton offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits including health insurance plan, life insurance plans, KPERS retirement, paid vacation/sick leave and 10.5 holidays.
For a copy of the complete job description please refer to the City’s website at www.newtonkansas.com
Please make application at www.hrepartners.com
The City of Newton is an EEO/ADAA employer.