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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for K-State Employees


Vehicle/Equipment Mechanic

Apply now Department: 3670060080 Fac Grounds Maintenance
Job no: 511848
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 07A

About This Role:

The Vehicle/Equipment Mechanic for Facilities will provide emergency repairs and overhauls, as well as preventive maintenance of all KSU Facilities Grounds equipment, including large equipment such as street sweeper, bucket truck, and stump grinders.  This position functions to provide minimal down time of equipment that is needed to maintain a safe and beautiful campus.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:  https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Six months of experience in equipment operation that meets the needs of the agency and a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer the ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
  • Locate and adjust defects in motorized equipment; and to use tools and to operate equipment employed in the adjustment, repair, and maintenance of motorized equipment.  Prefer some mathematical ability and computer experience.

Other Requirements:

  •  K-State new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless granted an exemption by the university) by December 8, 2021 or their first day of employment. To learn more about this requirement and potential exemptions, please visit K-State’s COVID-19 website.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Online application
  2. resume

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$17.00 to $21.68 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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