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Job Title: Physical Plant Supervisor      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:190152
Agency:Kansas Juvenile Correct. Cmplx
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Sep 28, 2018
Job Description:

The Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Physical Plant Supervisor, KJCC– Topeka, KS.  This position is administrative and technical work in supervising and directing the total operations and maintenance of the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex buildings and grounds. This position involves supervision of semi-skilled and skilled workers in their maintenance and repair responsibilities. This position assist in the preparation of plans and specifications for work projects, and the preparation of administrative and budget reports relating to the physical plant and grounds operations. This position also determines material and supply needs, ordering of supplies and selects maintenance personnel to perform specific maintenance task and preventative maintenance task on a daily basis.

Salary: Salary begins at $17.39 per hour, depending on experience and/or skill level of applicant. Unclassified (At-Will), Full-Time, Nonexempt, Benefits Eligible.

This position, while performing functions in areas of responsibility, will promote and support satisfactory and harmonious relationships among all staff in all areas of the facility.

Supervise semi-skilled and skilled maintenance employees and Juvenile Offenders (assigned to maintenance department) in the installation, operation and maintenance of mechanical systems to include the power plant operations, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical power distribution, refrigeration, water supply and sewage systems to ensure uninterrupted power and mechanical services to the KJCC complex. Duties performed by developing assignments, instructing employees on performing the job and assisting subordinates with the more difficult projects. Reviews progress and completed jobs, evaluates performance and recommends employment actions.
Assists in management of the department and provides supervision in the absence/unavailability of Physical Plant Supervisor Specialist by supervising/conferring with other personnel, reviewing progress of projects, assigning personnel, preparing work schedules, providing materials and supplies for projects and the management of employees work and leave time. Determines materials, equipment and supplies needed to perform specific jobs and completes necessary requisitions for parts, materials and equipment in SMART. Picks up parts and equipment in town as necessary. Daily monitors Facility Dude work order program to assure work orders are assigned to appropriate staff, work order prioritization and the completion of the work orders in a timely fashion.
Assist the Physical Plant Supervisor Specialist in the preparation of budget requests for the physical plant operations by evaluating the efficiency of equipment, procedures and by calculating future needs for maintenance or repair projects that would be beneficial to the complex.
Performs periodic visual inspections of buildings, grounds and other mechanical equipment for fire and safety hazards and maintenance needs by inspecting facilities and equipment regularly, and arranging and making repairs. Oversees and checks work projects for proper installation and quality. Assure subordinates are properly performing tool and equipment control each day and submitting tool log sheets as required. In the absence of the Physical Plant Supervisor Specialist and on a prescheduled rotating basis will be on-call to provide after-hour maintenance to provide emergency maintenance assistance as needed at the complex. Attends training as required by KJCC policy. Work reviewed through periodic meeting and review of results, by Physical Plant Supervisor Specialist.

Minimum Requirements:
Four Years of experience in building trades or mechanical building trades. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency

Preferred Skills and/or Qualifications:
Experience with machinery most frequently used: Gas & Electric Welder, Power Band Saw, Electric Hand Drills, Drill Press, Pipe Threading Machine, Power Sewer Machine, table saw, Radial Arm Saw, Refrigeration and Electrical Testing Equipment. Knowledge with Metasys environmental computer-controlled system, M-5 graphics, HVAC Pro, DX controllers. Ability to read electrical drawings and system schematics, and use of the tools and knowledge in electrical and mechanical crafts in order to diagnose and repair physical plant equipment and systems. Must be able to do heavy physical labor and to climb ladders and work from scaffolding/skyjacks.
OSHA 10 or 30, Type 1 Type II-EPA Proper Refrigerant Usage

HOW TO APPLY: The application process has 4 REQUIRED 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 official State of Kansas application form at
STEP 3: Submit your online application to the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex
STEP 4: Submit additional required documents to Recruiting at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex.
Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents.
Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Required Documents:
Online State of Kansas Application form (send to Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex)
Copy of driver’s license, Resume, Cover Letter, and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate and Applicant paperwork (which will be emailed once application for job is received) to:

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: 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. Applicants 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 Information:
Angie Krahe
Phone: 785-354-9811
Fax: 785-354-9877

Agency Information:
Kansas Juvenile Corrections Complex

1430 NW 25th St.
Topeka, KS 66618

How You Will Be Evaluated:
Once you complete and submit your application materials, 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 competencies and criteria 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 email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

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

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

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