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Job Title:   Equipment Operator Series (EO Trainee/EO/EO Senior)

County:   Kiowa

Req. No:   186170

Agency Name:   Department of Transportation

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html
E-mail: TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES to: kdot.dist5.jobapps@ks.gov

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact (785) 296-3199.

Kansas Department of Transportation
The State of Kansas as an employer offers remarkable benefits that are invaluable to the professional and personal lives of our employees. At KDOT, we reward our staff's hard work by providing training opportunities, a family oriented work environment, and service recognition. Promotional opportunities and flexible schedules are also offered. KDOT is a great place to work! Come be a part of our team!

The position you are viewing is located in the District 5 Greensburg Sub Area in Greensburg, and serves the citizens of Kansas.This position is a full-time, unclassified position with benefits.

An Equipment Operator Trainee is the entry level for the Equipment Operator class series.  Successful candidates may be appointed at a higher level dependent upon experience and qualifications. All new EO Trainees must participate in the EO program.

Pay begins at 12.35 per hour, depending on experience and/or the skill level of the applicant. Upon successful completion of the EO training program (six months to one year in duration), the incumbent will promote to an Equipment Operator (EO) in the unclassified service and receive approximately a 5% pay increase.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

CDL Required Position: This CDL position is subject to drug and alcohol testing under the authority of the US Department of Transportation.  The selected candidate will be required to pass a DOT drug test as a condition of employment in this position.  A CDL must be obtained within 60 days of accepting employment.

Any Commercial Driver who has received a Confirmed Positive Test Result or the Equivalent and has not successfully completed all Rehabilitation Program requirements and follow-up testing requirements is not eligible for this position. (Per  SOM 2.1.10).

Nights and Weekends Possible: Due to the nature of the work, incumbent may/will be required to work additional hours when needed, including nights and weekends. Additional hours will be assigned by the supervisor depending on the needs of the agency.

Pre-Employment Physical Testing Required: This position is subject to pre-employment physical testing. The selected candidate will be required to pass the screening as a condition of employment in this position.

For more details, download the full position description.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION: 
NOTE:  If you lack any of the required experience and want us to consider relevant education, you must provide copies of your transcripts/certificates before the closing date.

Essential Requirements:

HOW TO APPLY:
When completing a job application for positions at KDOT it is extremely important that your application is filled out completely with accurate and specific information. Applications may be rejected if not completed entirely and the job duties are not specific.
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form.
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)
STEP 2: Complete and submit an ONLINE Application to the following Agency:
Transportation, District Five,
OR Mail the PAPER Application  to the following:
KDOT – District Five Headquarters, Attention HR Dept., 700 N. Hendricks, Hutchinson, KS 67501-0769
STEP 3: Submit additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.

A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at Kansas Department of Revenue - http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html

Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.

For further employment information please contact the recruiter:
Email:  kdot.dist5.jobapps@ks.gov 
Phone:  (620) 663-3361
Fax:      (620) 663-2380
TTY (Hearing Impaired):  711
Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law.  For a list of acceptable documents that establish these criteria, please refer to the federal Form I-9.   KDOT does not provide sponsorships. 

This is a Veteran Preference Eligible (VPE) position. Applicants claiming veterans' preference for the first time must complete the Veteran Preference field on the Personal Information Registration form and mail a copy of your DD 214 to the Department of Administration, Division of Personnel Services, 900 SW Jackson, Room 252, Topeka, Kansas 66612 or you can fax your DD 214 to (785) 291-3715.

To view Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the FMLA, please refer to the Employer Notice form.

Please contact the agency recruiter if a reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, or disability status will be given consideration for the position. KDOT works to foster diversity and looks forward to applications from all qualified applicants.



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