Street Maintenance Worker I/II/III

April 30, 2023
Olathe, KS
Job Type


Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The City of Olathe's Field Operations Division is currently seeking a Street Maintenance Worker to join our team. Our Street Maintenance team is made up of 50 full-time and seasonal employees who provide for the management, maintenance, repair, and construction of the City of Olathe's Streets, Sidewalks, and Curb and Gutter through the Street Maintenance, Street Preservation, and Snow and Ice Operations Programs. This work includes maintenance, repair, and snow removal on approximately:

  • 750 Lane Miles of Local Streets
  • 217 Lane Miles of Collector Streets
  • 401 Lane Miles of Arterial Streets
  • Associates Sidewalk, Curbs and Gutters

In this role, you will perform a variety of tasks from pot hole repair to concrete work to asphalt base repair and more.

We're looking for someone who:

  • Enjoys being outside in all types of weather: heat, rain, cold
  • Is safety-conscious
  • Enjoys hands-on work and operating equipment
  • Doesn't mind plowing snow
  • Likes variety
  • Can adapt to changing priorities
  • Likes to learn new things
  • Can work as an effective member of a team
  • Takes initiative
  • Wants to make a positive contribution to the community

Our Street Maintenance team members enjoy:

  • Family-like atmosphere
  • Stable, set schedule with overtime on occasion
  • On-the-job training
  • CDL Training
  • Boot allowance
  • Clothing provided
  • Competitive Benefits Package: Medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and more. Employees on the City's medical insurance plan get access to our free on-site medical clinic and more!
  • Paid Time Off: Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Day, and Paid Parental Leave
  • Multiple opportunities for retirement savings including: 457 Deferred Compensation and Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)

Come join our team as a Street Maintenance Worker I, II, or III:

Street Maintenance Worker I: This is an entry level position. One year experience in construction or infrastructure maintenance is preferred but not required. Starting Pay: $18.63/Hour.

Street Maintenance Worker II: Two or more years in construction or infrastructure maintenance is required. Starting Pay: $19.81/Hour.

Street Maintenance Worker III: Three of more years in construction or infrastructure maintenance is required. Municipality experience is preferred but not required. Starting Pay: $20.80/Hour.

Schedule: 7:30 AM to 4:00, Monday through Friday; Hours may vary in the Summer

If selected for a position, you must successfully pass:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Driving Record Review
  • Drug Screen
  • Physical

Additional Details:

  • Please include your work history when applying
  • Job will be posted until filled

For more details, review the full job details and requirements below.

  • Perform construction activities including concrete removal, prep and finishing, asphalt removal, prep and finishing, crack seal prep and placement, poly-foam leveling, pothole repairs, and winter snow and ice maintenance operations
  • Perform the correct procedures to repair distressed areas in streets, sidewalks, alleyways, and gutters.
  • Operate a wide variety of specialty equipment including high GVWR dump trucks and end dump tractors, high loaders, poly-foam lifting machines, crack seal, and mastic material machines, asphalt pavers, curb machines, large milling machines, large commercial snowplow trucks with technical spreader operating program and additional side wing plow, and various other vehicles and equipment.
  • Maintain a safe job site and work environment by ensuring proper traffic control, and safety standards as required by City, County, State and Federal regulations. Obtain and maintain CDL license, endorsements and meet all DOT physical guidelines.
  • Actively participate in assigned Street Maintenance Crew tasks, operations and procedures.
  • Respond to assigned internal/external requests, updating the city's Computerized Maintenance Management/Asset Management and Work Order Management Software as needed to maintain proper records.
  • Perform regular emergency call duties, including frequent nights/weekends/holidays, and overtime hours as required to respond to the emergency maintenance.

Experience and Education Guidelines: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:

Experience : No experience is required.

Education : High School diploma and the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.

Licenses and Certificates : Class B commercial driver's license with air brake and tanker endorsements within six months of employment.

Supervises : N/A.

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