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Senior Utility Service Worker

City of Valdosta

Posted: Jul. 15, 2019

End Date: Jul. 22, 2019


Senior Utility Service Worker

Description

Position Title: Senior Utility Service Worker
Division: Central Lines
Salary: $28,774.57
Hourly Rate: $13.83
Department: Utilities
Pay Grade: 10
Location: Valdosta, Georgia
Closing Date: Open until Filled
 

Overview

The City of Valdosta Utilities Department is accepting applications for the position of Senior Utility Service Worker. Trains new employees in the repair and maintenance of the water and sewer systems in the field.

Locates and repairs leaks in the water distribution and wastewater collection system. Installs new water and sewer mains and services. Operates remote control and manual camera units to identify line blockages and breaks. Repairs and replace fire hydrants and manholes. Locates and excavates underground utilities. Makes street, sidewalk, lawn, sewer and water main line repairs. Change out meters. Replace meter boxes and lids. Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment. Performs related duties.

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of utility meter operations and maintenance principles, area streets and roads, and vehicle maintenance principles, department safety policies and procedures
  • Skills in the use of handheld computers and job-related software, operation of assigned vehicles and equipment, use of hand and power tools, problem solving, interpersonal relations, oral and written communication
  • At least one (1) year of experience in a related field or service
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license required. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class "B" CDL driver's license within 6 months of hire date.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a background check, drug test and pre-employment physical
  • ROTATING SHIFTS REQUIRED
 

Applications

Please complete a City of Valdosta Application form and email it to LaToya Robinson at covhr@valdostacity.com to be considered for the position you are interested in applying for. An application must be submitted for each position you are interested in. A resume and cover letter may be attached as additional information only. You may apply in person at the City of Valdosta Human Resources Department, 216 East Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31601.

Sorry, no phone calls, please.

The City of Valdosta offers competitive salary with excellent benefits package. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify employer. For more information, go to http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees/e-verify-overview.