Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Hutchinson KS
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 10/18/2020


General Maintenance & Repair Technician Senior

Law Enforcement Training Ctr

Position Overview

This position is located at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Yoder, KS.

Hutchinson Campus

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 standards.

Normal Work Hours: 8-5 Monday- Friday with occasional nights and weekends. This position is required to work on-site.

Job Description

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 facilities.

10% Assists in general grounds keeping and landscaping management to include mowing, trimming, fertilizing and snow removal.

10% Assists in maintenance of motorized equipment.

5% Other general maintenance and support duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  1. High School diploma or completion of G.E.D. equivalency.
  2. Three years of experience in 2 or more mechanical or building trades.
  3. 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.
  4. Basic knowledge of power tools.

Position Requirements:
  1. Valid Kansas drivers license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • HVAC, plumbing or electrical experience.
  • Computer experience with MS Office and Internet applications.

Contact Information to Applicants

Ann Ermey

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application consists of:

  • A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met.
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application review will begin October 19th.

Advertised Salary Range


Application Review Begins


Anticipated Start Date


Work Location

Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr





FLSA Status


Employee Class

B-University Support Staff

Work Schedule

m-f 8-5 slight variance depending on need



Job Family

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,, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-###-####, 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-###-####, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).

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