Employment Opportunities

Equipment Operator I

Job Title: Equipment Operator I 

Department: Road

FLSA Status: NonExempt

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Road Foreman the Equipment Operator I is a non-exempt position under the FLSA.  This position performs skilled work in operating different types of construction and maintenance equipment.  The employee in this position operates a variety of heavy equipment requiring a great degree of skill in performing a variety of job assignments.  This employee performs tasks related to road and bridge maintenance and construction in Linn County.  This position has sufficient knowledge and skill to operate various kinds of equipment in a safe and efficient manner.  This position is under the supervision of the road foreman.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Assist in the maintenance of roadway, ditches, cleaning weeds and brush, excavating for new bridge or box excavating, and replacing crossroad and entrance pipes.

Operates light and heavy equipment; such as dump truck, agriculture tractors, pneumatic rollers, power broom, backhoe, rubber tire payloader, skidsteer loader, boom mower, pull type mowers, chainsaws, pole saws, portable compressor, and wood chipper.

Maintenance and care of equipment as well as minor equipment repair.

Spreads gravel, sand, rock, and asphalt

Patches road and bridge surfaces using cold or hot mix

Transports materials and equipment to job sites as needed.

Clears trees and brush from roadways

Assist in clearing roads of ice and snow

Other related duties as deemed necessary or as required.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

Assist in landfill operation as required.

Assist during all hours of the day or night.

Attend training and classes as required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and up to twelve months road construction related experience and/or training

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Class B with Air Brakes Commercial Drivers License

 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your application online or to the Clerk’s Office, 315 Main, Mound City, KS 66056. To Include a Resume—Please email to mnorthcutt@linncountyks.com or submit it with your application to the Clerk’s Office. 

 

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Codes Enforcement/Planning and Zoning/ Sanitation

Department: Public Works
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Revised Date: December 28, 2021

SUMMARY
This position is an administrative position which is responsible for long range planning policy for Linn County, enforcement of resolutions adopted by the Linn County Commission and inspections for new construction of structures and wastewater systems to assure compliance with state and applicable county requirements.

Under the supervision of the Public Works Administrator the Planning and Zoning Administrator is a non-exempt position under the FLSA

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Serves as a representative for the County Commission, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals.  This duty requires relaying recommendations on land use applications and planning policy for Linn County in a manner compliant with state law.

Assist the public in applications, procedures and enforcement of county resolutions.

Works directly with the Linn County Attorney and County Counselor on enforcement issues.

Will be required to prepare for court cases and testify when necessary in enforcement of county resolutions. Constantly review new state laws regarding land use, wastewater disposal, and property maintenance to assure legal conformance of adopted county resolutions.

Review and keep the Sanitation Codes current. Insures construction of on-site wastewater systems installed in the county for compliance with adopted state law and county resolutions.  Completes, or supervises field inspection programs.

Investigate zoning and sanitation infractions and complaints and pursue those which are deemed legitimate.

Review surveys, subdivision plans and site plans for conformance with county resolutions

Makes changes and reviews the Comprehensive Plan yearly to reflect the current developments and socio-economic trends

Responsible for Flood Plain Management

Reviews and approves sign permit requests.

Reviews and makes changes in the Zoning and Subdivision Regulations as revisions are required by Linn County Commission direction.

Coordinate compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and other regulations and policies.  This would include insuring required licenses are maintained by personnel.

Inspects foundations and tracks foundation permits

Files and maintain survey records.

Maintains, inspects, records, and reports all Linn County wastewater operations.

Conducts, and/or supervises, all aspects of sanitation inspections.

Responsible for investigation of nuisance complaint from time of receiving the complaint through the court process, and/or compliance.


MARGINAL FUNCTIONS
Attend training and classes as required.

Work with other Linn County offices regarding the function of this office.

Educate Linn County Officials regarding applicable state laws.

Work directly with the Linn County Attorney and County Counselor on enforcement issue.

Prepare for court cases and testify when necessary in enforcement of county resolutions. Constantly review new state laws regarding land use, wastewater disposal, and property maintenance to assure legal conformance of adopted county resolutions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Background in government operation, function, permitting, complaint, and court processes. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in public administration, business management, or engineering field is preferred or A substantial higher level professional experience in public works, utilities, engineering, wastewater, or law enforcement is also preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Wastewater I Operator License

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your application online or to the Clerk’s Office, 315 Main, Mound City, KS 66056. To Include a Resume—Please email to mnorthcutt@linncountyks.com or submit it with your application to the Clerk’s Office.