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Staff - Maintenance Specialist I
Title:Staff - Maintenance Specialist I
Department:Buildings and Grounds
Location:Main Campus
Posting Date:02/05/2019
Initial Screening Date:03/04/2019



Division: Chief Financial Officer
Department: Facilities Services
Job title:  Maintenance Specialist I
Reports to: Assistant Director of Buildings and Grounds
Supervises: N/A
Position type: Full-time
FLSA Status: Non-exempt


Maintenance Specialist I shall report to the Assistant Director of Buildings & Grounds and be responsible for the maintenance, upkeep, remodeling, and general operation of the physical plant.


  • Diagnosis and repair of minor lighting problems; (i.e. changing ballasts, light switches, and 110-volt receptacles).
  • Prepare surfaces to be painted.  Paint with a brush or roller.
  • Hang bulletin boards, shelving, etc., using squares, levels, and wall anchors.
  • Repair damaged drywall.
  • Operate machinery and equipment generally used in school systems and industrial plants..
  • Grounds work such as mowing, weed and shrub trimming, picking up trash and all work related to grounds work and maintenance of athletics fields.
  • Assist the Assistant Director with special projects.
  • Assist the Assistant Director with set-ups and tear downs of activities as needed.
  • Assist the Assistant Director in achieving departmental goals.
  • Assisting the Assistant Director in maintaining the safety of the campus.
  • May be required to work evenings and weekends, including during inclement weather.
  • Physical ability sufficient to lift 50lbs. of material and carry several feet.
  • Physical ability sufficient to work around the clock.
  • Physical ability sufficient to work in extreme varying temperature ranges.
  • Hearing ability sufficient to notice alarms and mechanical malfunctions.
  • Visual ability sufficient to drive vehicles.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


  • Knowledge of how to use and operate hand tools, power tools, and equipment found in large facilities.
  • Ability to work with chemicals and other items with hazmat qualities.
  • Ability to work alone or as a member of a group.
  • Ability to perform routine preventative maintenance as directed by the Assistant Director.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ grounds or maintenance related experience.


  • Diploma or course work in any building trade.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit for prolonged periods. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.


WORK SCHEUDLE:   Monday- Friday 6:00A.M.-2:30P.M., must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.               ­

SALARY RANGE:      32,600- $34,000, salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application- do not reference resume. Other attachments such as cover letter, resume, or transcript(s) can also be uploaded to the online application.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number(s) and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.  
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.  Individual hiring departments may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin March 4, 2019, then open until filled.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.





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