2019-03-04 2019-04-01

Water Utility Specialist

City of Whittier
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Whittier, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 50370
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Whittier, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 50370
  • Organization Website
Under general supervision, performs work in the testing/monitoring of water distribution, water production, and treatment systems effectiveness; administers underground utility marking and field leak detection program; assists in the development of system standard plans and specifications; inspects, tests, and repairs back flow prevention devices in the City; directs and coordinates water meter reading, installation, and repair activities; assists in scheduling of work; plans and directs the work of assigned staff; performs other related duties as required.

Typical Qualifications
(The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into the classification.)

Education and/or Experience: Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for a Water Utility Specialist. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of completion of a high school diploma and three years of responsible, journey level work experience in the operation and maintenance of water distribution and production systems, which includes experience at the lead and/or supervisory level similar to that of a Senior Water Utility Worker at the City of Whittier.

License/Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class B California driver's license. Must maintain DL 51A health certification and possession of California endorsements required to operate applicable City vehicles and/or equipment. Possession of a Grade III Water Distribution Certificate and a Grade II Water Treatment Certificate as issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Cross Connection Control Specialist Certificate within two years of appointment.

Salary: $4,801 to $6,127 Monthly

Close Date: April 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

Learn More/Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/whittier/jobs/2369991/water-utility-specialist-3-19

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