The Kansas Department of Transportation is looking for a dependable, trainable, team player with good communication skills to become part of our family. Currently hiring an Equipment Operator Specialist position in Norton, Kansas. This position will provide effective leadership to their assigned work unit. This includes such things as leading by example, effective training, coaching, providing employee development opportunities. This position will also serve as the full-time assistant to the Subarea Supervisor and provides on-site field supervision of the maintenance crew. The Equipment Operator Specialist will oversee and perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs on the equipment. On-the-job training is provided to obtain a CDL within 60 days. An annual $250 Personal Protective Equipment allowance is available. Health insurance including dental and vision insurance are provided at a minimal cost. Other benefits include vacation and sick leave.
This position is subject to pre-employment physical and drug testing. Valid unrestricted driver’s license is required at the time of hire. This position is full-time, unclassified with benefits. Pay begins at $16.54/hour.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 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 https://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. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. Application and Personal Data forms may be completed on-line at http://www.jobs.ks.gov. Submit on-line forms to the following mailbox: Transportation, Headquarters. Paper forms are available at any KDOT office and may be sent to KDOT-Eisenhower State Office Building, 1st Floor East, 700 SW Harrison St., Topeka, KS 66603-3754. Indicate Requisition # 196143 on the application form by the closing date of March 5, 2020