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Part-Time Utilities Worker (Stormwater Maintenance)

Published on August 24, 2021

Department(s): Public Utilities

Location: Pittsburg, KS

This position reports directly to the Superintendent of Stormwater Collections, and will perform general maintenance and custodial duties. Duties include, but are not limited to, janitorial cleaning of buildings, restrooms, lawncare, painting, cleaning fleet vehicles.

The ideal candidate must be able to read and follow instructions, do basic math to mix and spray chemicals (weed killer, fertilizer, road salts, etc.). Must be able to operate riding mowers (standing, tractor style, zero turn), and be give detailed attention to edging, mulching, trimming, planting, limb pick up and other such yardwork.

This position primarily works outdoors in varying temperatures. Must wear personal protective equipment (PPE), follow safety rules and policies, and complete work in an orderly fashion. May perform cleaning and light maintenance on equipment.

Pay is $10/hr


Knowledge of the following is preferred:

1. general janitorial duties
2. proper use of hand tools, weed whackers and operation of lawn equipment

Must be able to:

1. follow written and oral instructions and directions, read and follow Safety Data Sheet guidelines for chemicals and products
2. learn and perform assigned duties efficiently and accurately


*High school diploma or GED
*Valid driver’s license and clean motor vehicle record
*Basic competency using Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word and Excel
*Basic competency utilizing smart phones, tablets, and computers for communicating, corresponding and processing work orders

Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen and physical.

The position will remain open until the position is filled.

The City of Pittsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.