General Maintenance & Repair Technician Senior
Law Enforcement Training Ctr
This position is located at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training
Center in Yoder, KS.
The Hutchinson Campus, a part of the University of Kansas, is
located near Hutchinson, Kansas. Reporting to KU through KU
Lifelong & Professional Education, the Hutchinson Campus consists
of 173 acres with fifteen buildings including two multi-story
residential student dormitories.
The Hutchinson Campus is home to the Kansas Law Enforcement
Training Center (KLETC). KLETC serves as the central agency for all
law enforcement training in the State of Kansas. KLETC manages an
$8.1 million annual budget, 62 authorized FTE staff (augmented by
more than 400 contract/adjunct staff annually), and trains nearly
10,000 students annually in residential, online, and outreach
programs. KLETC serves 437 recognized law enforcement and police
agencies in Kansas, providing basic training and continuing
education programs throughout each fiscal year. Many KLETC basic
training and continuing education programs are conducted in a high
risk and high liability environment (firearms, use of force,
emergency vehicle operations driver training, defense tactics, and
search and seizure).
The campus, in coordination with KU Lifelong & Professional
Education, Lawrence Campus leadership and other KU offices, also
oversees high-level administrative functions, including student
discipline, academic issues, legislative funding requests,
information technology and telecommunications planning, strategic
planning, and external grants. KLETC basic training students reside
on campus in residential housing dormitories. KLETC operates
24-hours a day, Sunday afternoon thru Friday evening.
Programs developed on the Hutchinson Campus leverage the
resources of KLETC and expand the training mission for the Kansas
criminal justice community. This is a growing aspect of the
Hutchinson Campus mission.
KU Lifelong & Professional Education (LPE) operates in a
self-supporting business environment while aligning with KU's
academic, research and public service missions. KULPE works
collaboratively with all KU academic schools and departments to
provide continuing professional education. Lifelong & Professional
Education programs serve all 105 Kansas counties, 50 U.S. states,
and 61 nations.
Provides multiple skilled trades duties in support of KLETC
program facilities comprised of two residential dorms; cafeteria;
classroom/gym building; multipurpose auditorium; instructor office
building administration and training building; simulator training
facilities; training house; firearms range and training facilities;
woodworking shop; vehicle shop; 30 vehicle fleet; and approximately
173 acres of grounds.
Work assignments are performed with general instructions and
reviewed on completion. Considerable latitude is given for
completion of assignments within applicable code and industry
Normal Work Hours: 8-5 Monday- Friday with occasional nights and
weekends. This position is required to work on-site.
45% Installs, replaces, repairs and maintains appliances,
electrical, HVAC, plumbing, refrigeration and security systems at
KLETC facilities. Reads related schematics and uses appropriate
testing equipment and tools.
15% Performs rough and finish carpentry and sheet rock to
include installation, removal and replacement of walls, floor
partitions, ceilings and finish cabinetry for KLETC facilities.
15% Maintains and repairs sewer, water, natural gas and boiler
piping, coupling, pumps, valves and fittings within KLETC
10% Assists in general grounds keeping and landscaping
management to include mowing, trimming, fertilizing and snow
10% Assists in maintenance of motorized equipment.
5% Other general maintenance and support duties as assigned.
• High School diploma or completion of G.E.D. equivalency.
• Three years of experience in 2 or more mechanical or building
• Certificate of completion from a vocational school or an
associate’s degree in mechanical or building trades may be
substituted for one year of the required experience.
• Basic knowledge of power tools.
• Valid Kansas drivers’ license.
• HVAC, plumbing or electrical experience.
• Computer experience with MS Office and Internet
Contact Information to Applicants
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application consists of:
• A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are
• 3 Professional References
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Application review will begin October 19th.
Advertised Salary Range
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr
B-University Support Staff
m-f 8-5 slight variance depending on need
Facilit Plan Design&Operat-KUL
Conditions of Employment
Contingent on Funding
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis
of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age,
ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation,
marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender
expression, and genetic information in the university's programs
and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university
policy. The following persons have been designated to handle
inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the
Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive
Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access,
IOA@ku.edu, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045,
785-864-6414, 711 TTY 9for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder,
and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop
7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205,
913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City,
Kansas medical center campuses).