Position Overview

Hutchinson Campus
The Hutchinson Campus is on 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). A unit of The University of Kansas (KU), 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 15,000 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).

In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers great benefits to employees such as paid vacation, sick leave, ten paid holidays, plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees education and professional development opportunities.

Job Description

Under the direction the maintenance manager, performs routine custodial work on the KLETC campus:

25%- Private Living Areas: Cleans student rooms weekly or as directed, following established procedures and schedule. Launders linens, and prepares beds with new linens and blankets, cleaning and replacing mattresses as directed. Moves and/or arranges furniture to the standard floor plan.

20% - Entrances, exteriors, elevators, etc.: Cleans a variety of resilient surfaces in public areas. Washes windows and rails as needed and per assigned schedules. Cleans fire extinguisher and first aid cases and reports damaged and/or missing equipment to supervisor. Assists with snow and ice removal. Locks and/or unlocks building doors-exterior and interior as directed and/or scheduled. Provides appropriate facility access to students remaining on campus after hours.

20% - Restroom Facilities: Cleans/sanitizes restroom fixtures including toilets, lavatories, floors, mirrors, counter tops, tile walls, partitions, showers, and hardware per assigned schedule and established procedure. Empties waste receptacles and replenishes consumable supplies. Cleans restrooms per established schedule while following standard procedures and safety precautions.

20% - Common Areas, Offices and Classrooms: Vacuums, bonnets, and extracts carpeted floors and upholstered chairs using semi-automatic equipment. Uses specialized tools and equipment to clean hard surface floors using pail/chemical method and semi-automatic scrubbers that require skills and experience for proper and safe operation. Cleans public areas, offices and classrooms per established schedule while following standard procedures and safety precautions.

15% - Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

1. Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds constantly and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
2. Must be able to work on ladders.
3. Physical strength sufficient to stand the strain of working long hours at custodial tasks.
4. Ability to work under a variety of extremes of temperature and weather, both inside and outdoors.
5. Willingness and ability to work overtime as needed.

Required Qualifications

Valid Kansas driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Knowledge of materials, methods, and practices used in cleaning operations.
  2. Custodial experience in large residential or commercial buildings.
  3. Knowledge of and experience with the operation, use, and care of vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbing machines, polishing machines, and other janitorial equipment.
  4. Advanced training in custodial and high-volume cleaning operations.
  5. Experience interacting with customers and/or the public

Additional Candidate Instructions

In addition to the online application, candidates are required to submit the Contact Information for Three Professional References to be considered for this position.

Application review begins Monday, May 8th, 2023 and will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates has been identified.

Normal Work Hours: Saturday to Tuesday, 6 p.m. - 5 a.m.

Location: Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
1008 S. Hornet Road
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 694-1400

Contact Information to Applicants

Barbara Harrison

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

Saturday to Tuesday/6 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Application Review Begins

Monday May 8, 2023

Anticipated Start Date

Monday July 10, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  24954BR
  • Department:  Law Enforcement Training Ctr
  • Primary Campus:  Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr
  • Assignment:  On-Site
  • Reg/Temp:  Regular
  • Employee Class:  B-University Support Staff
  • Review Begins:  08-May-2023

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