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Building Maintenance Worker I

Date: Sep 28, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Facilities Maintenance 

Pay:  Compensation for this position starts out at $11.49 per hour plus benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, paid sick & vacation leave, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance and more! 

Work Schedule: 8am-5pm, M-F, on call rotation 

Performs various general maintenance duties to efficiently operate the County’s facilities and keep them in proper repair and clean and safe for public use. These maintenance duties would be carried out in the buildings Facilities Maintenance are responsible for. This is an entry level maintenance position.



  • Repair/rebuild/replace: faucets, flush valves, shut off stops, disposal units and drain lines.
  • Unclog drain and waste line with hand held equipment or sewer machine equipment.
  • Repair lawn irrigation piping.
  • Remove and replace toilets and urinals.



  • Change lamps and bulbs
  • Convert light fixture to LED
  • Assist electrician



  • Perform carpentry work in repairing County buildings and furniture.
  • Removes, replaces and repair pneumatic, electronic, and mechanical locks; disassembles, installs, and repairs locks.
  • Paints rooms, hallways, and ceilings; patches holes; primes area for painting.
  • Drives trucks and operates equipment in the loading of trucks.
  • Remove and replace ceiling tiles.
  • Performs related work as required.


Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. Zero to two years of experience.


Preferred Qualifications: Mechanical aptitude.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita