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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Department: PUBLIC WORKS
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description


  (Regular, Full-time, Non-exempt position)  $16.23/hr.  Open Until Filled

Position Purpose: 

Contributes to the overall mission of the Traffic Control Division by working as a crew member. Responsible for assisting in all related maintenance administered by the Traffic Division. 

The Traffic Maintenance Technician works with limited direct supervision on sign maintenance and painting of pavement markings. However, performance is measured by the quality and timeliness of each assigned task. In addition, performance is measured by the accurateness of logs, condition of assigned equipment and uniform appearance of completed tasks.

High School graduate or equivalent, and two (2) year experience of vocational training in related field may substitute for experience requirement.

For a complete job description with essential physical & environmental functions, click here: MT-Traffic June2019.pdf