Overview

Part-Time Maintenance Worker

The City of Hays’ Solid Waste Division is looking for a part-time Maintenance Worker to assist in providing reliable services to the citizens of Hays. Duties include collecting and processing recyclable materials and special collection items, operating the City’s Compost Site, operating and maintaining departmental trucks and equipment, perform safety inspections and serve as a refuse collector when needed.

Typical working days include Monday – Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Friday 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  This position may be required to work a flexible work schedule as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

Must be 18 years of age or older. Valid driver’s license required.  The ideal candidate would have the ability to read and interpret written instructions, maps, and service manuals. Exposure to hazardous chemicals, machinery, excessive noise and all types of weather conditions is expected. Strong communication & mechanical skills required. This position has a residency requirement of a 40-minute response time.

COMPENSATION

Full Pay Range: $13.71 – $16.38/hour. Starting wage based on experience with step increases each year.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications will be accepted in City Hall, 1507 Main, Hays, KS or online at www.haysusa.com/employment.  Position opened until filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Madi at hr@haysusa.com or by calling 785-628-7320. EOE

About City of Hays

Hays, Kansas (pop. 20,500), is a university community serving as a regional center for education, health care, professional services, shopping, culture, arts, & recreation for the western half of Kansas - serving a population of nearly 100,000. This excellent community is recognized among the top Kansas cities in entertainment, health, arts, culture. Hays is home to Fort Hays State University (FHSU), a regional comprehensive university with over 14,000 students, known for its innovation & entrepreneurship. FHSU is the fastest growing university in the Kansas Regents system. The Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the FHSU campus is home to the Encore Series, Hays Symphony, & other national & world caliber performances. Hays Med, part of the University of Kansas Health System, is a major employer with more than 1,000 employees. Hays Med is home to the DeBakey Heart Institute of Kansas & one of the top rural medical centers in the United States. The Bricks in Historic Downtown Hays has unique shopping, galleries, eateries, & entertainment. Hays boasts excellent recreational facilities including: full service gyms, Hays Aquatic Park, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays Municipal Golf Course, an extensive recreational program, & excellent opportunities for walking, running, & biking. Hays is within 45 minutes of two large lakes providing fishing, boating & other water sports. Bike Hays contains 21 miles of connecting trail system. The Hays Municipal Airport provides connecting jet service to Denver and Chicago with several flights in each direction daily. Multiple high-speed Internet providers service Hays. Hays is in an elite group of cities with fiber to the premise. More information about the City of Hays, KS at www.visithays.com.