Water System Operator -- Hourly (Arvada)

 SALARY: $15.00 - $19.00 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 12/13/2019
CLOSING DATE: 1/10/2019 11:59 PM

POSITION PURPOSE:
Are you interested in starting a career with the City of Arvada? Water System Operations could be the place for you. In this position you will have the opportunity to advance into a full-time benefited position with the City of Arvada while working interim.**

Assist our Utility Technicians with the general maintenance of the water transmission and distribution system including, but not limited to, valve rotation, service line maintenance, fire hydrant cleaning, painting and maintenance, water main flushing, utility locations, air-vacuum valve maintenance, water meter and transponder installation, meter pit repairs, and irrigation ditch maintenance.

Typical hours are 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday year round--some schedule variations may be considered within these parameters.


** Hiring manager's to verify hours, and employment status

JOB FUNCTIONS / SCOPE OF AUTHORITY:
1. Field Duties and Responsibilities
Performs labor on programs including but not limited to main failure repairs, valve rotation, service line maintenance, overlay valve box adjustments/repairs, fire hydrant cleaning, painting and maintenance, water main flushing, utility locations, air-vacuum valve maintenance, water meter and transponder installation, meter pit repairs, irrigation ditch maintenance, all excavation repairs and maintenance of the water system.
Utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment.
Basic written and verbal communication skills.
Basic knowledge in effectively communicating and interacting with all levels of personnel within the city in a positive and cooperative manner.
Basic understanding of adapting and changing focus in order to meet customer needs.

2. Water Transmission and Distribution Maintenance
Responds to citizen/customer concerns and forwards to the appropriate crew member.
Operates assigned equipment and hand tools, including but not limited to tandem axle dump truck with trailer, small portable vacuum unit, forklift, jackhammer, metal detector, paint sprayer, air tester, air blower, and snow removal equipment. Occasional use of backhoe and front-end loader.
Performs shop and yard maintenance.
Responds to emergency situations as needed, whether in the regular workday or after hours.
Carries a contact beeper or cell phone on a rotation basis for response to after-hour emergency calls to assist customers as assigned by water system operations manager.
Basic knowledge of public works and of water transmission and distribution system construction, operation and maintenance.
Basic knowledge in the use of equipment used to maintain water distribution systems.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT / QUALIFICATIONS:
MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Must be at least eighteen years of age and possess a valid Colorado driver's license; previous related work experience preferred.
VISION MISSION VALUES:
Vision:

We Dream Big and Deliver

Mission: We are dedicated to delivering superior services to enhance the lives of everyone in our community.

Values:

Innovation: We excel in creativity, flexibility and the use of best practices while valuing diverse backgrounds, ideas and perspectives.

Passion: We are a high performing, inclusive team inspiring each other to pursue excellence.

Opportunity: We value our diversity, embrace possibilities, face challenges, persevere and take action to deliver quality results

* this position can close at any time before the posted date.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

8101 Ralston Road
Arvada, CO 80002


Water System Operator -- Hourly Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. Do you have a valid Driver's License?

* 2. Are you at least 18 years of age or older?

* Required Question


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