City of Coachella | Coachella, CA

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Posted Date 11/07/2019

The City of Coachella, located at the eastern edge of the world-famous Coachella Valley and within Riverside County, covers 32 square miles and serves over 45,000 residents.  Incorporated in 1946, the City has 72 full-time employees.

Salary: $54,121.60 - $65,769.60

The City is seeking a responsible, experienced, and highly-organized individual to fill the position of SENIOR WATER SERVICE WORKER III.  This position leads, trains, oversees, and participates in the more complex and difficult work of a crew responsible for providing water utilities maintenance, repair, and construction services; sets priorities and directs the work of assigned staff on a project or day-to-day basis; performs routine to complex maintenance and repair work of water distribution main and lateral pipeline systems, water pumping plant operations, hydrant and main line valve exercising and repair, and/or meter services; maintains maximum well and storage tank levels to ensure the uninterrupted supply of potable water for public consumption and fire protections; assists with basic laboratory testing and sample collection; provides technical and specialized assistance to the Water Superintendent; and performs related work as required.


  • High School diploma or equivalent and four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in the installation, construction, and maintenance of water distribution system pipelines, valves, and appurtenances and/or water production and plant operations.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California Class B driver's license with the appropriate endorsements within twelve (12) months of employment, and satisfactory driving record. 
  • Possess and maintain a valid Grade III Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid General Back Flow Prevention Device Inspector Certificate issued by the County of Riverside Health Department within eighteen (18) months of employment.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Work Zone Traffic Control Safety Certificate.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
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