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LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048
Residency is defined as the place where one’s primary residence is located. The boundaries for Leavenworth County employees incorporate adjacent counties to include: Wyandotte, Johnson, Douglas, Jefferson, and Atchison Counties in Kansas and Platte County, Missouri. Certain departments within the County may have more stringent requirements for residency such as the Sheriff’s Department and Emergency Medical Services. Any exception to this residency requirement must be specifically approved by the BOCC. (Revised 04/21/05
While road construction and maintenance are being accomplished, performs flagging duties, allowing one line of traffic to proceed while stopping another. Communications with other workers by operating a two-way radio; must stand for long periods of time in various types of weather; must ensure signs are maintained and ready daily. Performs cleaning duties in shop including sweeping, mopping, washing windows, painting, etc. Washes vehicles; may be required to drive a pick-up truck to perform errands or other duties as assigned. May be asked to drive a pilot car in high traffic volume / congested areas.
PERCENTAGE OF TIME ACCOUNTABILITIES
70% 1. Performs flagging duties
20% 2. Safety
5% 3. Performs errands and other shop duties.
5% 4. Maintains cleanliness of shop.
MINIMUM SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: (Required prior to employment)
1. Knowledge of safe driving practices.
2. Knowledge of department policies and procedures including safety.
3. Ability to follow written and oral instructions and ability to see and read instruct ructions.*
4. Ability to perform moderate physical work, to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, and to stand or sit for long periods of time.*
5. Ability to walk, climb, kneel, reach, twist, sit, pinch, ride, grasp, pull, bend, crawl, push and perform a variety of similar body movements.*
6. Possess hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to operate a vehicle.*
7. Ability to talk and hear in person, by telephone and two-way radio.
8. Ability complete daily timesheet / labor tracking forms.
9. Ability to read a map and navigate to designated work areas with minimal supervision.
1. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and the public.
2. Discusses with supervisor work priorities and schedules.
3. To remain calm and exercise good judgment under stressful conditions.
4. Liaison with citizens on work activities or questions during flagging duties.
5. Perform other dues as assigned.
6. Must be able to attend / comprehend / pass work zone training provided by department.
1. Approximately 70% of work is performed outside with flagging of traffic while road construction is being completed with exposure to all weather conditions.
2. Summertime conditions often are very hot with minimal shade compounded by standing on black asphalt.
1. Must possess and maintain a valid Kansas Class C Driver’s License. Must meet requirements outlined in Knowledge and Skills section marked with an *.
2. Must be 18 years or older prior to start date.
1. Vision Must be adequate for driving passenger cars from one
site to another and for using miscellaneous hand held
tools. Additionally must be able to identify oncoming
vehicles and react accordingly.
2. Hearing Must be adequate for telephone communications, two- way radio communications and normal conversations.
3. Speech Must be able to speak English clearly to give instructions and communicate ideas and problems to foreman and supervisors. Clearly speak into two-way
radio to communicate with other flaggers on the crew.
4. Standing 80% of the time –performing flagging duties and directing traffic.
5. Walking 15% of the time –walking to and from vehicles, placing and recovering temporary traffic controls signs.
6. Sitting 5% of the time – while driving from one location to another or filling out paperwork. May be more if asked to operate a pilot car in high traffic / congested areas.
7. Lifting/Carrying 50 pounds –must be able to lift heavy items.
8. Pushing/Pulling 50 pounds – pushing, pulling carts, racks, and hoist.
9. Climbing/Balancing Minor climbing/balancing. May have to get into the backs of trucks to gain access to signs, tools, etc… May have to climb onto a piece of equipment to communicate with operators.
10. Stooping/Kneeling Some stooping required, as well as crouching. Predominantly when placing and recovering temporary traffic control signs.
11. Reaching/Handling Required on most tasks.