District- Maintenance Technician

Facilities & Maintenance Worker

Job Description


Purpose:         The Maintenance Technician maintains school buildings and grounds in top condition to ensure full and productive use of district facilities.  To accomplish these tasks the Building and Grounds Maintenance Worker must work closely with the staff and administration of USD 506.


Responsible to:          Director of Maintenance


Payment Rate:           As established by the Board of Education




  1. High School diploma or equivalent
  2. Experience in various maintenance areas including HVAC- plumbing- & electrical.
  3. Ability to work independently without supervision.
  4. Ability to understand chemical labels.
  5. Valid commercial driver’s license (CDL)- or the ability to obtain a CDL.
  6. Must be able to successfully pass pre-employment physical- drug and alcohol tests- and background check.
  7. Desire to continue career improvement.


Essential Functions:


  1. Maintain school buildings and grounds in optimum condition to ensure full and productive use of district facilities.
  2. Ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines.
  3. Communicate effectively with members of the school district and community.
  4. React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.
  5. Appropriately operate all equipment and machinery as necessary.
  6. Support the value of an education.
  7. Observe district policies at all times.
  8. Support the philosophy and mission of USD 506


Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  1. Requires prolonged sitting or standing.
  2. Requires physical exertion to manually move- lift- carry- pull- or push heavy objects or materials.
  3. Requires stooping- kneeling- crawling- bending- turning- and reaching.
  4. Requires climbing and balancing.
  5. Must work indoors and outdoors year-round.
  6. Must work in noisy and crowded environments.
  7. Must work in and around dust- fumes- and odors.


General Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in maintaining school buildings and grounds in optimum condition.
  2. Assist in promoting the safety- health- and comfort of students and employees in school buildings and grounds.
  3. Maintenance and repair projects to be completed in a professional manner and to be of a high standard of safety- cleanliness- and efficiency.
  4. Perform maintenance- repair- and installation in connection with:
    1. Electrical- plumbing- HVAC systems- carpentry- and boilers
    2. Exterior and interior of buildings
    3. School grounds
  5. Transport equipment and materials within and between school buildings as requested.
  6. Work overtime when emergencies arise in order to prevent disruption of the schools.
  7. Maintain all equipment properly.
  8. Keep abreast of new information- innovative ideas and techniques.
  9. Observe district policies at all times.
  10. Adhere to all district health and safety policies- including all precautions of the Bloodborne pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
  11. Other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Foreman or Supervisor of Facility Maintenance.


Application Process:

Applications are available online at https://www.usd506.org.  The completed application packet should include a completed application- letter of interest- resume- and reference letter(s).


Closing Date: Until filled


Contact:         Brent Barragar





It is the policy of Labette County Unified School District No. 506 to follow employment practices- which consider only qualifications of the applicant for a position- without regard to race- color- religion- age- sex- disability- ancestry- or national origin.


Job Start Date: NA
Applications Due By: 02/15/2019

Job Contact Information

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Employer Information

Labette County USD 506 www.usd506.org


Labette County USD 506 encompasses 500 square miles of Labette County.  The district serves over 1,600 students enrolled in a K-12 system, which is housed in five kindergarten through eighth grade elementary schools and one comprehensive high school serving grades nine through twelve.  Administrative offices are located in the Curran Administrative Center, Altamont, KS.  The district is a member of the Southeast Kansas Education Service Center and of the Southeast Kansas Interlocal #637. Communities served by the district are Altamont, Angola, Bartlett, Dennis, Edna, Valeda, Labette, Mound Valley, and a large portion of the west side of Parsons.  Cities in the immediate area include Parsons, Coffeyville, and Independence. Larger cities nearby include Pittsburg, KS, Joplin, MO, and Bartlesville, OK. Agriculture and agriculture related business are primary sources of income in the district. The communities in the district are served by three area hospitals. Recreation is readily accessible through area golf courses, Big Hill Lake, and Lake Parsons.


Employer Address: P. O. Box 189 Altamont, Kansas

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