Utility Crew Member I & II

REF #:  2021012

Department: Public Works Department

Application: Civilian Application

Salary: $11.75 – $12.66 hourly

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Facility operation, maintenance and service in water distribution and sewer collection systems.  Work involves performance of tasks and operation of equipment, which entails considerable skill. Repairs, replaces, and maintains water/sewers lines, service, etc.  Installs valves for water/sewer taps. Reads utility plats, flushes main lines, and inspects manholes and main line valves as necessary in order to determine cause of reported problem.  Performs daily checks on lift stations and water wells.  Changes and installs chlorine cylinders.  Repairs and maintains chlorinators. Member of chlorine response team.  Installs, repairs and maintains electrical apparatus.  Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent with a minimum of two (2) years related experience in maintenance, utility operations or inspections; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods and procedures used in water distribution and sewer collection systems and skilled in related maintenance, construction and/or repair thereof.  Applicant must have the ability to work on-call 24/7 rotating weekend work required with on-call pagers.

Must have a valid Mississippi Driver’s License or ability to obtain one prior to employment.  For a complete job description, please contact Human Resource