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Job Title: Physical Plant Supervisor Sr      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:187152
Agency:Larned Corr Mental Hlth Fclty
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Jul 24, 2017
Job Description:

The Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility currently has an Unclassified Physical Plant Supervisor Senior position open. This position is responsible for supervision of the Maintenance staff as well management of the physical plant resources; maintenance; renovation; capital improvement; new construction; plant operations; and grounds keeping for the facility. The duties and responsibilities are administrative in nature. This position has a work schedule of Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Primary Duties Include:

Administers and directs a program to maintain the buildings, grounds, and equipment and to procure or generate all utilities and their distribution systems through the direction of staff and the management of physical plant resources. Evaluates employees through inspections of work product, observation of results achieved, adherence to timeframe completion, and cost effective use of materials. Administers the review process in a fair and equitable manner, providing direction and correction.

Assigns, directs and oversees work crews assigned to repair, renovation, and new construction projects by inspecting work in progress. Insures the work is completed within specifications, time schedules, and budget limitations. Coordinates and inspects contractual work for contract compliance through conferences with the contractor and the architect, and direct observation of the work process and the results achieved.

Maintains a preventative maintenance program, analyzing cost and work schedules, setting priorities based upon facility needs and Warden's directive, operational needs and repairs. Specifies and requisitions parts and materials required for the maintenance and repair of the institution by reviewing purchase requisitions and inventories of supplies, to insure that required parts and materials are available to meet the requirements of the institution.

Coordinates with KDOC and private sector architects and engineers for recommendations in the design and method of remodeling, renovation, and new construction projects. Prepares budget requests and researches, designs, and develops proposed capital improvement projects. Completes justifications and specifications, making cost estimates as requested or required for materials, supplies, and manpower. Serves as the agency's contact with bidders relating to special projects. Confers with other department heads as requested or required on projects in all areas and insures that the use of materials is appropriate and cost effective.

Participates in the management of the facility through executive staff conferences and participation in agency events. Performs other job duties as assigned to meet the needs of the facility and accomplish the goals of the Department.

To see the position description, contact the Recruiter listed below.

Salary: $39,852.80 annually. This position is full-time, unclassified position with benefits. Pay can vary depending upon experience and qualifications.

Minimum Requirements:

Five years of experience in building trades or mechanical building trades.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Necessary Special Qualifications, Licenses, Certifications, and or Registrations

Must have a valid driver's license.


The application process has 3 STEPS.

STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

STEP 2: Complete the State of Kansas Application Form at and submit to the Corrections, Department of (Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility).

STEP 3: E-mail or fax these additional required documents to Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line. Please call 620-285-8008 to confirm that your application and additional paperwork have been received. Please submit all paperwork by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017.

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • College Transcripts if applicable
  • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Drivers License Copy
  • Application Paperwork
  • Copies of Professional Licensure or Certification if applicable


Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact:

Name: Kelly Miller

Phone: 620-285-8008

Fax: 620-285-8070 E-mail:

How You Will Be Evaluated:

Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation. Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred selection criteria and competencies for the position.

What To Expect Next:

After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or e-mail the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

Veterans Preference’ Eligible (VPE):

Former military personnel or spouses who have been verified as a "veteran" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the competency factors of the position, including any preferred selection criteria established in accordance with K.A.R. 1-6-3. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager. See for additional Veterans' Preference Information.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find out more about us at our website

Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Biweekly   

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