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Job Title:   Gen Maint And Repair Tech

County:   Cowley

Req. No:   188188

Agency Name:   Veterans Commission

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

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

The Kansas Veterans’ Home in Winfield is looking for a dependable individual to work as a temporary General Maintenance and Repair Technician on our day shift.  This is a temporary position, no benefits. 

As the Temporary General Maintenance and Repair Technician you will:

Minor Building Maintenance and Repair.

Work may consist of, but is not limited to: removing, repairing, and installing plumbing fixtures; installation of cabinets; replacing ceiling tiles; gluing carpet down on tile floors; replacing floor and wall tile; setting up work stations; application of caulking and other weatherproofing materials; replacing locks; repairing and painting walls and ceilings; cleaning and replacing filters in air handling units; preventive maintenance on pumps, motors, and compressors; and repairing or installing light fixtures, bulbs, and switches.  Documents such work as directed by the facility.  Repair and install a variety of electrical equipment using tools, equipment, and electronic testing instruments. Troubleshooting problems using basic schematic drawings, circuit diagrams, and tracking techniques.  Reports problems, repair proposals, and equipment requests to supervisor.  Obtains needed literature on equipment when necessary.  Organize work area.  Performs other assignments as directed by supervisor. 

Physical Demands:

The work involves hazards, risks and discomforts typical of working with machinery with exposed moving parts, heavy equipment, and with harmful chemicals.  Exposure to disagreeable weather conditions and extreme levels of temperature, ventilation, lighting, and sound are normal.  Safety clothing and gear may be required during performance of some tasks.  Serious injury is possible.  Moderate to considerable physical exertion is required.  Employee must be able to climb, bend, twist, stoop, and lift when working with electrical and hvac units.  Hazards exist with electrical and mechanical equipment.

HOW TO APPLY:  The application process has 3 STEPS.

STEP 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form  (use this link -   https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/register-personal-data)

(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

STEP 2:  Complete the State of Kansas Application Form (use this link -  https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply) and submit to the Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs Office.

STEP 3:  Email these additional required documents to Stephani Martinez at smartinez@kcva.org.  Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line. 

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html  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. All applicants, including current state employees, 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.

Recruiter Contact: Stephani Martinez, Phone: 620-221-9479, Ext. 222, Email:    smartinez@kcva.org  Fax: 620-221-9053

How You Will Be Evaluated:

Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation.  Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements.  Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred selection criteria and competencies for the position. 

Veterans Preference’ Eligible (VPE):

Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the competency factors of the position, including any preferred selection criteria established in accordance with K.A.R. 1-6-3.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager.  See jobs.ks.gov for additional Veterans' Preference Information.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find out more about us at our web site

Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
C F 015 $11.21 Hourly

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