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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Job Opening Announcement: Light Equipment Operator

Position Title:     Light Equipment Operator
Department:        Public Works

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled duties associated with the operation of trucks, light and occasionally medium equipment in the repair, maintenance and construction of County roads, bridges and rights-of-way.


Franklin County participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS & KP&F).


How to Apply:  Complete On-Line Application at www.HRePartners.com

Salary Range:   $12.38 per hour depending on qualifications

Date Opened:    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Date to Close:   Sunday, August 27, 2017

Hours:       Generally 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.  Some overtime may be required. 

Questions regarding this job announcement shall be directed to the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 or via e-mail at humanresources@franklincoks.org.


Additional Information:     

          High School Diploma or GED required. Six months to twelve months related experience or training is required.  A valid, current Commercial Driver’s License required.

          Operates a variety of light equipment, such as light tractor to pull mower, broom, and posthole digger, pickup truck for transporting equipment, signs and posts.

          Services, maintains and makes mechanical adjustments and minor repairs on equipment such as checking and servicing fuel, oil and coolant levels, lubrication, tire pressure and changes, and general appearance.

          Constructs and repairs fences, puts up and takes down safety signs and performs other hand labor.


Franklin County conducts background checks and drug screenings on all potential candidates.


          Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.

          Duties listed on the job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types to work performed.  Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The attached job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change as the County’s needs and requirements of the job change.

          The State of Kansas and Franklin County are At-Will Employment jurisdictions.


Franklin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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