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Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Manhattan. Applicants should be 18 years old or older for most positions, but no younger than 16 for any position. Browse through the following list of available job opportunities. More details, application instructions and additional information is available on our Career Portal.

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Available Full-Time Positions

Maintenance Worker I - 2 Positions Available
Assists the park section in meeting its objectives by providing labor, operating machinery and various divisional equipment.  Assists crew members in routine construction, maintenance and special function set up activities required to provide high quality facilities, services and experiences to part patrons.

Engineering Aide I/II
This position is a technical position in the Engineering Division that will assist with all aspects of the mission of the Division.  The main focus of the position will be in assisting the Project Coordinator with performing construction inspection duties.  

Assistant Teacher

The Assistant Teacher position contributes to the mission of Sunset Zoo by providing an safe environmental and developmentally age-appropriate activities for Sunset Zoo's nature-based early childhood program. 

Electrician I
The Electrician I installs and maintains electrical equipment at the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants, well fields, pump stations, sports complex, swimming pools, airport runways, streetscape lighting banks, traffic signals, lift stations, and other City facilities. 

Plans Examiner I
The position purpose of the Plans Examiner I is to review plans, drawings, and documents for new construction, additions to, or remodeling of building structures and signs to determine their compliance with City adopted codes and ordinances and advises the necessary parties of any changes required to help assure the health and safety of the citizens of Manhattan.

Water Treatment Plant Superintendent 
The position purpose of the WTP Superintendent is to supervise, plan, coordinate and direct the services and operations of the City's water treatment system to provide a safe and adequate amount of potable water for domestic use and fire protection for the City and its customers through the operation and maintenance of the City's lime softening Water Treatment Plant, pump stations, water storage tanks, well-field and other operating and support equipment, with the assistance of several operation and maintenance personnel.

Part- Time positions

FHDC Guest Services Store Attendant
Contributes to the overall mission of the Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) by receipting money for admission and program fees, answering the telephone, answering guest questions with accurate information, and keying in registration data.