Current Job Openings
The City of Hillsboro is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
The City of Hillsboro, Kansas seeks a qualified individual for the Sanitation Operator position. To apply submit an online application at cityofhillsboro.net or get a paper copy at City Hall, Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM. First review of applications will be on November 15, 2021; position will remain open until filled.
Under the supervision of the Sanitation Supervisor, the Sanitation Operator is a non-exempt position under FLSA. This position assists with operation and maintenance of sanitation trucks and waste bins to facilitate the scheduled removal and disposal of residential and commercial trash in the City of Hillsboro. The employee in this position is responsible for exercising judgment as to the details of assigned work within prescribed procedures. Portions of work are conducted in potentially hazardous conditions due to the presence of solid waste
The starting salary is $13.00 – $16.00 per hour. This position is benefits eligible and includes medical and dental insurance and KPERS retirement.
Sewer / Water Trainee
The City of Hillsboro, Kansas seeks a qualified individual for the Sewer / Water Trainee position. To apply submit the online application at www.cityofhillsboro.net or get a paper application at City Hall, Monday – Friday, 8AM to 5PM. First review of applications will be on October 29, 2021; position will remain open until filled.
The Sewer / Water Trainee position is entry level position that trains with certified operators to learn the sewer and water systems. Employees receive performance based raises as they reach milestones and complete KDHE operator certifications. Duties include:
Learns operation and maintains the wastewater system including operation of the lift stations and lagoons under the direct supervision of a certified operator.
Cleans and repairs sewer lines
Learns operation of the water treatment facility and distribution system under the direct supervision of a certified operator
Assists with the maintenance of the water distribution system
Inspects departmental equipment and machinery;
Records required readings and maintains departmental records;
Performs grounds keeping duties as needed;
Required to take on call as per rotation schedule
The starting salary is $20.00 per hour. This position is benefits eligible and includes medical and dental insurance and KPERS retirement.