Jul 22, 2021 9:59 AM

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Posted Jul 22, 2021 9:59 AM

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Human Resources Coordinator

The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for the major areas of employee recruitment, selection, and retention through employee relations, compensation, professional development, and benefits. This position will manage processes for new employee orientation as well as employee transfers and terminations.  The Human Resources Coordinator has considerable latitude for independent judgment and initiative within established policies and procedures when determining work priorities.  This employee handles confidential information when working with personnel records and will ensure the privacy of all protected information in compliance with federal and state laws.  A resume will be required to be submitted with application.  Starting Pay is $27.71 per hour with a pay raise at 6 months and one year, 10 paid holidays and 21 days paid vacation per year, KPERS retirement, longevity bonus after two years, and health insurance paid at 86%.

Environmental Technician

This employee is responsible for the bookkeeping and clerical duties, as well as coordinating environmental activities with the Environmental Associate. The Environmental Technician routinely acts in implementing and monitoring Ellis County environmental programs. This employee may assist with field testing and review, perform site inspections under supervision, and develop database programs in relation to environmental activities.  High school diploma or GED and two years of clerical and bookkeeping experience are preferred.  Starting Pay is $16.05 per hour with a pay raise at 6 months and one year, 10 paid holidays and 21 days paid vacation per year, KPERS retirement, longevity bonus after two years, and health insurance paid at 86%.

Mechanic

Under the supervision of the Shop Foreman, the Mechanic performs semi-skilled and skilled mechanical work on equipment and vehicles assigned to the Ellis County Public Works Department. The employee in this position is responsible for performing the required maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment for the Public Works Department.  High School diploma or GED and two years of mechanic experience is required. A class B commercial driver's license with tanker endorsement is required. Successful applicant will be required to participate in the FHWA (CDL) drug-testing program.  Starting Pay is $17.34 per hour with a pay raise at 6 months and one year, 10 paid holidays and 21 days paid vacation per year, KPERS retirement, longevity bonus after two years, and health insurance paid at 86%.

Truck Driver

Ellis County Public Works is accepting applications for the full time position of Truck Driver in the Road and Bridge division.  This employee hauls material to the job site for the repair and construction of roads within Ellis County.  The truck driver also performs routine manual work in the operation of light and heavy equipment for loading and transporting materials.  High school diploma or GED and one year truck driving experience are required.  A class B commercial drivers license with tanker endorsement is required.  Successful applicant will be required to participate in the FHWA (CDL) drug-testing program.  Starting Pay is $14.25 per hour with a pay raise at 6 months and one year, 10 paid holidays and 21 days paid vacation per year, KPERS retirement, longevity bonus after two years, and health insurance paid at 86%.

Paid Per Call Firefighter

A paid-per-call firefighters respond to fires, rescues, medical assists, hazardous conditions, and other related emergencies. It requires a significant amount of teamwork when working on emergency scenes to conducting regular fire company activities. Our firefighters work under the direct supervision of company officers to include a company chief.

Each firefighter understands they represent a larger ECFD organization and shall act, train, perform duties in such a way that they demonstrate pride and ownership in their department. An ECFD firefighter should have excellent interpersonal communication skills as they are expected to have direct contact with different public safety officials, the community, as well as fire and rescue victims. ECFD firefighters must be able to make quick decisions, take calculated risks, and take immediate actions on emergency scenes while maintaining safety in these actions.

Firefighters are required to complete basic NIMS courses, maintain CPR/First aid certification, hazardous materials awareness, attend 75% of scheduled monthly trainings, and report to their assigned companies when available for emergency responses. ECFD firefighters must read, understand, and abide by the ECFD standard operating procedures. Before firefighters are able to respond and/or drive apparatus to emergencies, firefighters are to complete an in-house training program. ECFD firefighters must be 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license.