Maintenance Attendant (Blacksmith)

Overland Park, KS
City of Overland Park

Maintenance Attendant/Blacksmith


The City of Overland Park has a Maintenance Attendant/Blacksmith position available at the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead. Responsibilities: The Maintenance Attendant/Blacksmith position consists of performing general maintenance work while working as the Blacksmith. Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to maintenance and repair of the recreation facility and grounds. Must be familiar with general construction and building skills. Conducts and administers activities in the Blacksmith Shop as well as demonstrating forge operation, creation of handmade items and subject matter during the operating season. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal, as required. Requirements: Basic High school education or equivalent. Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license. Must maintain an insurable driving record. Ability to obtain a valid commercial driver’s license within six months of employment. Experience in maintaining buildings and grounds; including general construction, remodeling, electrical, plumbing, fencing, irrigation systems and masonry. Experience working in a Blacksmith shop or familiarity working with a Forge preferred or the desire and ability to learn the Blacksmithing trade. No City residency requirement. Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical. Work hours to be determined by supervisor. Weekend work required in season (April 1-Oct. 31). $2,250-$2,812/mo. Open until filled. Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter and view your online application at If unable to apply online, visit the HR Office between 1 p.m.-4 p.m., M-F.

City of Overland Park

Human Resources Dept.

8500 Santa Fe Drive

Overland Park, KS 66212


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