The City of Colby Electric Department is accepting applications for a Journeyman Lineman. This position performs semiskilled to skilled work (under direct supervision) in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical distribution and transmission lines, traffic signal system, transformers, and substation involving exposure to high voltage hot lines. Successful applicants will possess a high school diploma or equivalent; the knowledge of methods, materials, and tools used in power line construction and maintenance as applied to distribution and transmission lines; the ability to perform heavy physical work; lift and carry 100 pounds; possess a Journeyman License; communicate by two-way radio; work in varying weather conditions, operate trucks and equipment and work safely on energized lines. The applicant needs to have ability to obtain a valid Class A CDL with air brakes within 30 days of employment. Starting salary range is dependent on experience. Benefit package of health insurance, vacation, sick leave, retirement and life insurance. Applications may be picked up at the office of the City Manager, 585 North Franklin, Colby, KS 67701 or from the link above. Applicant review to begin immediately. Open until filled. EOE
Assistant Fire Chief
The City of Colby is accepting applications for an Assistant Fire Chief. Fire Department consists of the Chief, Assistant Chief, Fire Service Officer three full-time firefighters, and up twenty-four paid volunteers. Fire/rescue/hazardous materials is provided for the City of Colby and Rural Fire District #3 encompassing most of Thomas County.
Duties: Assumes the duties of the Chief during their absence; recommends and enforces fire and life safety codes and related State, Federal, and City codes; Assists with Code Enforcement duties; Establishes and implements fire safety and prevention programs in schools; Responds to fires and investigates cause and origin, hazardous mater incidents, medical and rescue calls and other emergencies for service and assumes command as appropriate: responds as 24-hour on-call officer in rotation with the Chief and Service Officer.
Experience and Training: any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented with course work or training in basic and advanced firefighting, incident command, fire administration and five years of fire experience including supervisory and inspection; and AA in Fire Science is desirable. Possession of a Class C driver’s license; certification as an Emergency Medical Technician; certified at the Operations level for hazardous materials response.
Salary dependent upon experience, a benefit package consisting of sick leave, vacation, KPERS retirement, and health insurance paid 70% by the city. The city is and equal opportunity employer.
Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 585 North Franklin, Colby, KS 67701 or from the link above. The city is an equal opportunity employer.
POLICE OFFICER I OR II
The Colby Police Department is currently seeking applications for the position of Police Officer I or II. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and meet the Department standards in the following categories: background investigation; written, oral, psychological and physical agility testing. The City of Colby provides employees with an optional health and life insurance package, sick leave, vacation, KPERS retirement benefits, overtime provisions, uniforms and equipment (cleaning supplied). Starting salary will depend on qualifications. Starting salary is based on experience. Police officers work rotating 12-hour shifts, to include nights and weekends. Officers do have every other three-day weekend off. Applications are available at the link above or from the Colby Police Department, 275 N. Court Ave. Colby, Kansas 67701. (Phone: 785-460-4460). EEO Applications accepted until position filled.
Street Maintenance Worker I
The City of Colby is accepting applications for the position of Street Maintenance Worker I. This position performs a variety of manual labor in the construction and maintenance of streets, sewers, water lines, parks, buildings, and airport; operates equipment; assists with snow removal operations; services & fuels equipment. Successful applicants will possess a Class “B” commercial driver’s license (or the ability to obtain a Class B CDL). Starting salary depends on qualifications. The City of Colby is an EOE and provides employees with an excellent benefit package. Additional information or application forms can be obtained from the link above or from the office of the City Manager, 585 North Franklin Avenue, Colby, Kansas 67701 (785-460-4410). Application review will begin upon receipt. Open until filled.
Assistant Technology Director
The City of Colby is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Technology Director. The successful applicant will possess a high school diploma and an associate degree in technology or a combination of experience/education to meet minimum requirements; a thorough knowledge of the principles, applications, and techniques used in maintaining computer systems. Applicant must live within a 15-minute response time to the City of Colby and does require rotation weekend call. The City of Colby is an equal opportunity employer and provides employees with an excellent benefit package of health insurance, vacation, sick leave, retirement, and life insurance. Applications are available at the office of the City Manager, 585 North Franklin, Colby, KS 67701 or from the link above. Questions may be directed to 785-460-4417. Application review to begin on Monday, May 22, 2023. Open until filled.
Essential Duties Are: Assists the Information Technology Director to establish guidelines and programs for effective information technology management; researches management information systems hardware and software including applicable vendor applications, data base management, and operational control packages; provides routine maintenance on City information systems; trains employees on new processes; pulls cable for network additions/changes; Mobile Device Management; Server Virtualization; maintain SCADA system.
Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of the principles, applications, and techniques of electronic data processing systems; knowledge of Windows 10, 2012R2 Server and newer, PCs and applications; and an ability to become expert in other information technologies related to City government.
Water / WasteWater Systems Operator I and II
The City of Colby is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater Systems Operator I and II. Starting salary dependent on experience and qualifications. Must be able to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License. Must have the ability to attain a Class I and Class II Water Systems Operator certification AND Class 1 & II Wastewater Operator certification from the State of Kansas within two years of employment. Application review will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City is an EOE with an excellent benefit package. Additional information or application forms can be obtained at the link above or from the office of the City Manager, 585 N. Franklin Avenue, Colby, Kansas 67701 (785-460-4410).
Power Plant Operator I
The City of Colby is accepting applications for the position of Power Plant Operator I. Successful applicants will possess a high school diploma, mechanical aptitude, some knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment, vocational or technical training is preferred. Salary based on experience. Benefit package of health insurance, vacation, sick leave, retirement, life insurance and relocation assistance. Applications may be picked up at the office of the City Manager, 585 North Franklin, Colby, KS 67701 or from the link above. Application review to begin immediately. Open until filled. EOE.