Overview

The City of Hays is currently looking for a reliable Plant Operator to help provide safe drinking water to the citizens of Hays.  This position is the morning shift, with every other weekend off.

Employee may choose to move to a M-F 8 am – 4 pm schedule when an internal position opens.

Requirements
Valid driver’s license & High School Degree or GED required. Dependability, great attendance record, and a positive attitude is a must. On the job training provided for the technical skills. This position has a residency requirement of Ellis County within 6 months of employment.

Compensation
Starting Pay: $14.06/hour with opportunities to advance to Plant Operator II and Senior Plant Operator. Pay based on experience. Guaranteed raises every year. The City of Hays offers great benefits including health insurance, KPERS, Paid Time Off & Holidays. For a full list of benefits visit www.haysusa.com/employment.

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

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.