• Utility Worker I,II or III

    City Hall
    Job Description
    City of Grants Pass is hiring!  Apply online today.

    We are recruiting for a Utility Worker I, II or III for our Wastewater Collections Division!  We currently have one vacancy to fill and placement will depend upon qualifications.


    At the City of Grants Pass employees excel at their work and it shows through our defined mission, vision and values!  We provide a culture where the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and vision of our community's goals.  If you are a creative and motivated individual who shares a dedication to exceptional public service, then join our team!

     The primary duties for the Utility Worker in our Wastewater Division are:
    • Assist with and operate the TV truck to complete precise inspections;
    • Operate a high pressure vacuum truck to excavate holes;
    • Remove debris from around pipes, and clear catch basins;
    • Cleaning of sewer pipes;
    • Inspect, identify issues and repair sewer manholes and pipes;
    • Repair and maintain sewer mainlines and sewer laterals;
    • Inspect construction of street utilities;
    • Manage traffic by coordinating traffic control plan, records and reports accurate data, mapping information and responds to customers.
    **Interview date for selected candidates is tentatively scheduled for January 9, 2020.**

     This position is covered in the Teamster bargaining unit and incumbents must live within a 30 minute drive of the regularly assigned work site.

    The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture.  We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community's goals.  We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements.  We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.

    If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Utility Worker I
    Salary Range: $17.65 to $22.33
    A High School Diploma or equivalent and 1 year of related experience are required or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties as listed in the job description.
    Licensing requirements:
    • Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C
    • Valid Oregon Commercial Driver's License Class B with tanker endorsement within 12 months of appointment
    • Oregon Certified Flagger within 12 months of appointment
    • OHA-DWP Water Distribution I or OR DEQ Wastewater Collection I Certificate within 18 months of appointment
     
    Utility Worker II
    Salary Range: $18.97 to $24.01
    A High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of directly related experience in a utilities environment are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed in the job description.
    Licensing requirements at time of appointment:
    • Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C and Commercial Driver's License Class B with tanker endorsement
    • Forklift Certificate
    • OR DEQ Wastewater Collection II Certificate
    • Oregon Certified Flagger
     
    Utility Worker III
    Salary Range: $20.68 to $26.17
    A High School Diploma or equivalent and 5 years of directly related experience in a utilities environment are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed in the job description.
    Licensing requirements at time of appointment:
    • Valid Oregon Driver's License Class C and Commercial Driver's License Class B with tanker endorsement
    • Forklift Certificate
    • Oregon Certified Flagger
    • OR DEQ Wastewater Collection IV Certificate
    • Competent Person Certificate - Trenching
    • Confined Space Supervisor Certificate
     How to Apply:
    Applications can be completed online by the application deadline. Applicants with minor errors on their application materials may be contacted for corrections. However, any application that is missing a cover letter or resume will not be considered. No late, incomplete, or faxed applications will be accepted.
     
    The required materials to be turned in by the application deadline for this recruitment are:
    1. City Application
    2. Resume
    3. Cover Letter
    4. Supplemental Questionnaire
     
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