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The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for a part-time (volunteer) Firefighter/EMT. Primary responsibilities include fire protection and EMS response/transport. Applicants will operate firefighting and ambulance equipment and participate in fire prevention programs, public education and fire inspections. Applicants will also make ambulance and rescue runs and be responsible for station maintenance and training activities.This position requires a thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of equipment and principles of fire science, EMS , and department operations. It also requires the ability to follow written and oral instructions, read and understand technical manuals, effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and exercise independent judgment. Successful candidates should have a high school diploma or GED and be 18 years of age or older. In addition, applicants must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license and EMT certification prior to hire. The City of Great Bend offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including health and dental insurance, 401 retirement, paid vacation and sick leave, flexible benefits plan, etc. Applications should be submitted to the Fire Department at the City of Great Bend at 1205 Williams, Great Bend , KS 67530 . Applications can be obtained on-line at www.greatbendks.net under the “Jobs” link. Applications can also be obtained at the City office at 1209 Williams. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.
Associate Zookeeper/Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo
Police Officer/Police Department
The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for Police Officers. Primary responsibilities include patrol work, assisting with the prevention of crime and the enforcement of traffic laws and regulations. All aspects of police work will be involved, including responding to dispatches, investigations, report preparation, making arrests, issuing citations, etc. Successful candidates should have a high school diploma or GED and must be at least 21 years of age. Some college level work in law enforcement is desirable. In addition, candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to achieve basic law enforcement certification by the State of Kansas within one year of appointment. Applicants will be subject to written and physical agility tests, an oral interview, a thorough background check, and additional conditional job testing. Applicants must not have any Brady/Giglio material in their background that would make them ineligible for hiring. Shift schedules will include some weekends, holidays, court appearances and overtime. Applications should be submitted to the Great Bend Police Department, 1217 Williams, Great Bend, KS 67530. Applications can be obtained online at www.greatbendks.net under the “Jobs” link.
Service Person I/Water Department
The City of Great Bend is currently accepting applications for a Service Person I in the Water Department. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the repair, replacement, and installation of water services. Other duties include flushing and repair of fire hydrants, completing daily work orders for customers, collection and mailing of water samples, etc.. Position requires the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees, supervisors, and the public, operate certain types of equipment, and perform heavy manual labor in all types of weather conditions. Successful candidates should have a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid Kansas driver’s license. Some experience in construction and maintenance work is preferable. Applications should be submitted to the Human Resource Director at the City of Great Bend at 1209 Williams, Box 1168 , Great Bend , KS 67530 . Position will remain open until filled. EOE.