Kosciusko County, Indiana

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Maintenance Worker

Full Time, 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday

Starting Wage: $20.36


  • Perform general maintenance duties, including but not limited to, raising flags, unlocking doors, turning on lights, hanging/removing signs and preparing designated rooms for special meetings as scheduled.
  • Ability to work in all County buildings including the jail.
  • Perform welding to repair County property.
  • Maintain sidewalks and grounds, including snow removal and yard maintenance.
  • Perform maintenance on equipment and tools and notify Administrator of need for replacement of supplies.
  • Maintain and continually update all department repair and maintenance files.  Prepare related reports.
  • Pick up and deliver items for Maintenance Department as needed.
  • Operate various tools and equipment in the performance of assigned duties, including but not limited to hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches, drills, power saws, air nozzles, drivers, ratchets, pallet jacks, manlifts, belt sanders, pressure washers, cutting torches, grinders, drill presses, and welding equipment. 
  • Respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis and serve on-call on a rotation basis.
  • Perform related duties assigned.


  • High school diploma/GED
  • Ability to meet all employer and department hiring requirements, including passage of a drug test.
  • Working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, painting, heating and cooling systems, with ability to effectively determine County building repair and maintenance needs.
  • Working knowledge of applicable safety practices and regulations, with the ability to evaluate work projects and procedures, take proper precautions and instruct department employees accordingly to ensure safety of self, co-workers, County personnel and visitors.
  • Ability to properly and safely operate a variety of tools and equipment.
  • Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information/records according to State requirements.
  • Ability to comply with all employer/department personnel policies and work rules, including but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace and personal conduct.
  • Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect.
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position, including exposure to wet and icy conditions, working near chemicals, fumes, odors, dust and dirt, sitting and walking at will, standing/walking for long periods, lifting/carrying under 50 pounds, bending crouching/kneeling, reaching, handling/grasping/carrying objects, pushing/pulling objects, far and close vision and hearing sounds/communication.
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed prints, sketches, layouts and specifications.
  • Ability to work on several tasks at the same time and work rapidly for long periods, occasionally under pressure.
  • Ability to occasionally work extended, evenings and/or weekend hours.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.

posted 11/24/20

Office/Grant Administrator - Soil & Water Conversation District (SWCD)

Full Time, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday

Starting Wage: $17.58


  • Provides administrative duties including, but not limited to: grant writing and administration, technical contract assistance to the public and partnering agencies regarding conservation programs and mandates, attaining required county, state and federal certifications for administrating a variety of government programs, bookkeeping functions, staff timekeeping, serving as a liaison to steering and advisory committees on behalf of the district, preparing and presenting budgets and assisting the Board as directed.


  • Associate degree in business, agriculture, natural management or closely related field, or equivalent combination of education and previous related experience is required.
  • Ability to meet all employer and department hiring requirements, including passing a drug test.
  • Ability to pass a federal USDA background check to receive authorization and access to federal USDA programs and communications.
  • Ability to attain E Authorization certification from the USDA to assist with programs.
  • Ability to pass federal training certification and follow federal protocols for protection of federal program information. Ability to pass state training certification and follow state protocols for workplace harassment.
  • Ability to pass annual federal computer security certification.
  • Ability to adhere to personal information policies when handling personal and financial information for federal, state and local programs.
  • Knowledge of public agency budgeting practices and procedures and the ability to perform professional and accurate accounting work, including auditing, analyzing and verifying records and reports and preparing financial and reconciliation reports.
  • Ability to occasionally work extended, evening, and/or weekend hours and occasionally travel out of town for meetings and trainings, sometimes overnight.
  • Possession of a valid Indiana driver's license and a demonstrated safe driving record.

posted 11/6/20

Kosciusko County Government is an equal opportunity employer
Applications can be found on this website or in the Human Resources Department on the first floor of the Courthouse, 100 W Center Street, Warsaw, IN. Applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Department.