Personnel

Position:

Utility Service Worker

Department:

Water

Close Date:

12/2/2019

[X] PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT         [X] COUNTY EMPLOYEES ONLY

ANNOUNCEMENT DATES:   July 16, 2018 – Until Filled

POSITION TITLE:     Utility Service Worker

# OF POSITIONS:     1                  GRADE:     09

SALARY RANGE:     $28,683.20 ($13.79/hr) - $34,881.60 ($16.77/hr)

SUPERVISOR/DEPARTMENT: Dan Walker/Utility Superintendent

TYPE OF POSITION:    [X] CERTIFIED     [ ] TEMPORARY     [ ] PART-TIME 

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION

The purpose of this classification is to perform routine semi-skilled/manual work functions associated with installation, construction, repair and maintenance of water utility lines and related systems/equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of tenth grade level education required; six months of experience in construction/maintenance work involving plumbing, water distribution or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License.  May be required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia Commercial Driver's License Class A.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Attached is a copy of the job announcement. Please review thoroughly. Applications are available online at houstoncountyga.org, the County Annex Building, 200 Carl Vinson Parkway, Warner Robins, the Houston County Public Works Department, 2018 Kings Chapel Road, Perry. Completed applications must be received prior to the end of the announcement dates in order to be considered. Applications and inquiries should be directed to the Personnel Department in Warner Robins or call 478-542-2005.  As a last step prior to being employed, all applicants will be required to pass a drug test and a criminal background check. The drug test/background check will be administered by a physician/agency selected by the Board of Commissioners.

                                                                   

HOUSTON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties many be required and assigned.

Assists in installing and repairing water mains, water service connections, hydrants and backflow devices.

Performs manual work functions associated with construction, maintenance and repair of water utility systems (e.g., digging holes or trenches; installing pipe; repairing leaks; hauling materials; loading and unloading trucks; etc.).

Check supply of equipment, tools and supplies for use at work sites.

Transports, loads and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects.

Operates a variety of equipment machinery and tools used in constructions, maintenance and repair of water utility systems (which may include a service truck, dump truck, tractor, front-end loading truck, electronic locator, metal probe, post hole digger, mechanic tools. etc.).

Performs general maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment/machinery in good working condition (e.g. inspecting equipment, checking condition of tires, checking/replacing fluids levels, greasing equipment, and washing/cleaning equipment).

Prepares and/or receives various forms, reports, work orders, or other documentation; completes, process, and/or forwards as appropriate; maintain records.

Communicates via telephone and/or two-way radio; provides information; takes and relays messages; responds to requests for service.

Responds to routine requests for information from employees, officials, the public or other individuals.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

Conducts various errands as assigned (e.g., picks up/delivers supplies and materials).

Performs general cleaning/housekeeping tasks associated with maintaining shop and grounds areas.

Assists other positions and other departments as needed

Performs other related duties as required.