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Facility Maintenance

Norton, Kansas
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Agency Information:  

Norton Correctional Facility

PO Box 546

Norton, KS 67654


About the Position:

  • Who can apply: All that meet the minimum qualifications
  • Classified/Unclassified Service: Classified
  • Full/Part-time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Work Schedule: 7:00 AM – 3:30PM, M-F
  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
  • Veterans’ Preference Eligible: Yes


  • Hourly Pay: $15.75
  • This position has a trade’s differential of $0.30 per hour and an inmate supervision differential pay of 10% of the hourly wage in addition to the base pay.

Employment Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information…

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

Job Duty Description:    

This is highly skilled work in the installation, maintenance, repair and operation of the physical plant and grounds of an agency and supervision of an organizational unit of skilled and semi-skilled inmate workers.  Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the work of skilled and semi-skilled inmates in the installation or repair of the facility electrical system, construction, maintenance and repair activities in the institution.

Performance Standards:  Knowledge of the standard practices in the building trades; plumbing; carpentry; electrical; masonry; painting; welding; sheet metal; refrigeration and air conditioning, and mechanical trades. Knowledge of the practices, tools, equipment, and materials associated with a variety of crafts involved in renovation/remodeling projects.  Detailed knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of specific crafts or trades.  Detailed knowledge of ADA regulations and code requirements.  Ability to read, interpret, and works from sketches, blueprints, and specifications and to evaluate, analyze, and resolve construction and mechanical problems.  Ability to understand and execute all aspects of remodeling projects.  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.  Ability to keep careful and thorough records.  Ability to make estimates of time and materials.  Advanced skill in the use and operation of tools, machines and equipment commonly used in remodeling and new construction and repair work at the highly specialized level.  

A full position description and required essential physical functions for this classification can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below. This position is unclassified.




Licensing & Certification

  • Valid Driver License

Minimum Qualifications

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

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements

  • Must pass Pre-employment drug test and pre-employment physical.

Recruiter Contact Information:

  • Name: Cynthia Hadley
  • Email:
  • Phone: 785-877-6642
  • Mailing Address: Norton Correctional Facility, PO Box 546, Norton, Kansas 67654

Job Application Process

  • Sign in to your existing account or Register for a new one to apply.
  • Complete or review your contact information on the My Contact Information page.
  • Upload documents listed in the Required Documents section of the job posting to the appropriate location.
  • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
    • Email – sent to the preferred email listed on the My Contact Information page
    • Notifications – view the Careers - My Job Notifications page

To assist in completing your application, please see helpful links below:

  • Instructions:
    • Job Search
    • Registration & User Account
    • Application
  • Frequently Asked Questions

How to Claim Veterans Preference

  • Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.  

Learn more about claiming Veteran’s Preference

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the recruiter. 



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