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City of Lenexa Video and Security Systems Technician I in Lenexa, Kansas

Video and Security Systems Technician I

Department: 350000 (Police Admin)

Location: Lenexa, KS


The City of Lenexa Police Department is looking for a Video and Security Systems Technician. We are an agency with an exceptional reputation and have been identified as a nation-wide leader in the law enforcement community. We strongly believe in providing our employees with opportunities for both professional and personal development.

Position Summary

This civilian position works in conjunction with members of the Police IT workgroup relating to the development, maintenance and growth of the City-wide video camera and access control networks. It requires supporting the Video and Security Systems Administrator in the planning, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and optimizing all video and security systems hardware, software and communication links.

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains existing systems via updates and enhancements.

  • Troubleshoots unexpected issues with existing systems.

  • Researches and assists with special projects associated with new video security systems.

  • Educates and guides end-users for optimal usage of systems.

  • Maintains high proficiency via training and collaboration.

  • Required to drive a vehicle, including City-owned vehicles to off-site training courses, meetings and/or other City facilities.

  • Drives City and/or personal vehicle to perform essential functions of position.

    Additional Examples of Work Performed

  • Aids in the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans and responds to emergency video network outages in accordance with those plans.

  • Coordinates maintenance schedules and particulars with a variety of systems vendors.

  • Works with end users and department heads to identify and document required network service levels.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Compliance with all policies and standards.


    Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent and four years of experience in a related field. Must possess and maintain a valid driver-s license.

    Desired: 60 college credit hours or an Associate degree in a related field.

    Environment and Physical Factors

    This position requires a wide variety of skills and abilities including mobility to work outdoors and in confined spaces; exposure to some inclement weather and high voltage; ability to lift street cameras, ladders, toolboxes and UPS batteries, etc. up to 50 lbs; the ability to sit for prolonged periods; the ability to use aerial equipment at heights up to 40 feet; and visual acuity and accommodation to review alpha/numeric data.

    Rate of pay to $24.04 to $27.87 per hour based on previous experience. The City of Lenexa offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Low-cost premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Free or low cost on-site medical clinic

  • 4% employer retirement contribution with optional 2% match

  • A pension plan via the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) (

  • Six weeks of parental leave at full pay

  • City-paid short-term and long-term disability plans

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $3,500 per year

  • Additional personal leave during first year of employment for new employees

  • Minimum of 2 weeks of vacation during first year

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Paid sick leave and personal leave

  • Free membership to the Lenexa Rec Center (

    City of Lenexa strives to be an inclusive place to work. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, physical, hearing test, reference check, and a background check is required for applicants age 18 or older. Candidates with prior criminal convictions are encouraged to submit applications for positions where they meet the minimum and/or desired qualifications and will not automatically be excluded from the recruitment process.

    To Apply

    Complete the online application and attach your resume and cover letter reflecting your work history. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The position will remain open until filled.

    As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Lenexa strives to treat all employees fairly, with consistency and respect, while providing a positive, challenging and rewarding work environment. We value and encourage diversity in our workplace.