K-State Employment Opportunities
The Kansas Forest Service is always looking for energetic, enthusiastic, career-minded individuals who desire to work in an exciting and dynamic industry.
The Kansas Forest Service currently has career opportunities open for the following positions:
Full-Time Vehicle/Equipment Mechanic
The Kansas Forest Service is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to serve in a full-time capacity in our Fire shop as an equipment mechanic. This position will assist in maintaining KFS fire equipment and fleet vehicles, but will primarily focus on evaluating, preparing, and repairing excess military vehicles to put them in a safe and roadworthy status for issue to rural fire departments, who will subsequently convert them into firefighting vehicles.
Six months of relevant experience. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by a hiring manager. This position is covered by the Kansas Association of Public Employees (KAPE) agreement.
Experience specifically with military vehicles, including CUCV, M-939 series, HEMTT, and FMTV vehicles. Experience of repair of large trucks, including diesel, all wheel drive trains, and other basic vehicle repairs.
View the full position description and apply here: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/507194/vehicleequipment-mechanic
Part-Time Vehicle/Equipment Mechanic
The Kansas Forest Service is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to serve in a part time capacity in our Fire shop as an equipment mechanic. The individual selected will have extensive experience providing service and repair to vehicles, with an emphasis on heavy trucks and diesel equipment. Specific experience with military vehicles will be a distinct advantage. This job will work up to 999 hours per year, with a flexible schedule within Monday - Friday, 7am - 5pm work schedule. The job will include lifting heavy parts, climbing on and off of large equipment, working in temperature extremes outdoors and in a non-air-conditioned shop. It will also require the ability to communicate effectively in writing, via phone, and email, and to maintain records and parts inventories. The position works under the supervision of the Excess Property Manager, with immediate oversight from existing shop staff. Apply here: