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Maintenance Worker (STREET MAINTENANCE)

Open until filled
(Job Opening ID #510837)

(Public Works Department/Street Maintenance Division/2400 Northeast Russell Road)
(Public Works Department/Street Maintenance Division/5300 Municipal Avenue)
(Public Works Department/Street Maintenance Division/4725 Coal Mine Road)
(Neighborhood & Housing Services Department/Solid Waste Division/5300 Municipal Avenue)

Several full-time and seasonal positions available. Public Works: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Participates in preparing street potholes/depressions for asphalt patching. Shovels hot or cold asphalt mix into potholes/depressions. Rakes, rolls, stamps asphalt. Participates in construction/maintenance of streets and bridges. Participates in routine maintenance activities. Operates chain/hand saws in cutting up tree branches/limbs. Occasionally operates light to moderately heavy automotive and related equipment as necessary to carry through assigned installation/repair work. Participates in snow removal activities. Performs semi-skilled manual activities in the accomplishments of assigned tasks. Performs related duties as assigned. NHSD: Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Collects refuse and loads into trucks on established route in trash, recycling, bulky, yard waste illegal dumping, nuisance. Operates packing/dumping controls. Operates mowers, tractors, weed eaters, other equipment used for mowing. Operates trucks associated with snow plowing operations. REQUIRES high school graduation; OR 6 months of general labor experience. May be required to possess a valid MO Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. May be required to possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. For Public Works, must possess a valid driver’s license and attain a MO Class A CDL within first 6 months of employment.



Critical Recruitment Information

The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline.

To have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed descriptions of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of “high school graduation” also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of “an accredited” degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U. S. Secretary of Education.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must received by the published Application Deadline, 5 p.m., CT. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, CT.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, Mo., within nine months.

The City of Kansas City, Mo., is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE

POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY:The City of Kansas City, Mo., does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Recruitment and Selections Division at 816-513-1945.