Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   General Maintenance & Repair Technician Senior

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   189779

Agency Name:   Department of Administration

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

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

Installs, remodels/repairs existing interior structures, i.e. sheet rock wall, ceilings, enclosures, metal partitions, door frames, doors, locks, window casings, metal access doors, ceiling tiles, grid type suspended ceilings, floor tiles, trims and molding, etc., in order to provide buildings with interiors which are structurally sound and have an attractive appearance as well as temporarily patch areas damaged by other than normal wear.    

Prepares wood, (including doors, furniture, etc.) concrete, metal, masonry or drywall surfaces in order o thoroughly and uniformly cover surfaces with latex, lacquers, oil base and acrylic paint in a reasonable amount of time; to protect interior/exterior trims, walls, doors, windows and ceilings; and to finish, restore and protect the natural beauty of wooden items.  This requires the knowledge to select the proper paint for the surface being painted; knowledge of various finishes and techniques in applying them; mixing the paint and applying the paint; knowledge and skill in handling brushes, rollers, sprayers and other painting tools and safely erecting and working from scaffolding and ladders.   

Repairs/replaces and/or temporarily patches roof, gutters, downspouts, eaves, flashings and fascia on exteriors of buildings in order to maintain their watertight integrity.  Completes finished work orders and records materials used and their cost and number of man-hours expended.  Participates in a variety of special projects/tasks as designated by supervisor director at promoting and fostering an attitude of cooperation and teamwork towards co-workers and Division customers.  

This position is unclassified, full time with benefits.

Starting hourly rate $13.30.  Position is open until filled.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of experience in two or more building trades or mechanical trades.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.  Requires a valid driver’s license.  Must be able to perform strenuous physical labor such as lifting, pushing and pulling to move equipment.  Must be able to climb ladders and work from scaffolding and ladders. 

How To Apply:

Step 1:  Register for an Applicant ID number by completing the online Personal Data Form (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

Step 2:   Complete the online State of Kansas Employment Application form and send to the Department of Administration.   

Step 3:   Send the Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate to dofapersonnel@ks.gov.  

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid and up to date Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website.  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 and up to date 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.

Failure to follow the instructions and submit all required documentation may affect your consideration for this position.  If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call me.

Contact Information:

Kim Warren
Department of Administration Personnel Office
900 SW Jackson, Room 401-North
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-4770
FAX: 785-368-6610

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 minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.  Additional VPE information can be found here.

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 Department of Administration is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find out more about us at our web site

Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Hourly

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