The Water/Wastewater Service Worker performs manual tasks involved in the maintenance of the city’s water distribution system and sanitary sewer collection system. This includes repair or replacement of water service lines and distribution mains, repair or replacement and maintenance of sanitary sewer mains. The Service Worker will also perform maintenance on wastewater lift stations and water well plants, repair customer yards after repairs of water service/main breaks in the right of way. Equipment utilized includes, but is not limited to, trucks, water pumps, sewer camera trailer, jack hammer, backhoe, dump truck, and sewer truck. The Water/Wastewater Service Worker reports to the Crew Leader and Superintendent.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Employee(s) are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments to the employee.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required Education and/or Experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to operate mechanical equipment (jackhammer, backhoe, mower, water pumps, etc.), reach with hands and arms, drive vehicles, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, kneel, crouch, climb, twist, reach, push and pull; and the employee may be required to lift, carry and/or move objects weighing 10-25 lbs. frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Working conditions are primarily outside with exposure to temperature variations; occasional exposure to hazardous chemical irritants, noxious odors and fumes sometimes requiring the use of protective breathing apparatus.
The employee has frequent contact with City employees and citizens; is required to interact with employees at other agencies and organizations; and must remain calm and professional in tense, emotionally charged, and stressful situations. The employee may face difficult and stressful situations; and may be required to work under time pressures to meet deadlines, to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, to change tasks frequently, to perform tedious and exacting work, and to work closely with others as part of a team. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time benefits eligible position. Benefits include: TMRS (7%; 2:1 matching); paid medical, dental and life insurance for employee; vision, additional life and dependent insurance available; paid overtime, holidays, vacation and sick leave. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but this position’s work schedule is subject to change depending on the needs of the City. Evening and weekend work are also required as needed. Overtime is required upon demand. Must be available for rotating 24 hour, 7 days per week standby duty.
An employee in this position is required to drive a vehicle to various meetings, functions, and events; is required to travel out of town to represent the City at meetings and conferences and for training.
If a conditional offer of employment is received, employment is contingent upon receiving acceptable results from the required pre-employment physical exam, drug/alcohol test and background investigation.
How to Apply
An Application for Employment must be completed to be considered for this position. Applications may be completed online at www.uctx.gov; picked up in person at the City of Universal City Municipal Building, 2150 Universal City Blvd, Universal City, TX 78148; or requested by email.
The City of Universal City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $16.90 /hour
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