Waterworks Specialist I

City of Yakima | Yakima, WA

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Posted Date 1/07/2021

Working Together for Excellence" - Join our team of dedicated Waterworks Specialists in providing the Yakima community with a safe and reliable supply of drinking water.

The City of Yakima is a premier employer in the Yakima Valley with extensive opportunities for training and growth. The City offers a competitive benefit package including:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage 
  • FREE healthcare clinic!
  • WA State PERS pension plan 
  • Employer contribution to a 457 deferred compensation plan
  • Generous accruals for vacation and sick leave
  • Much more!


Under general supervision, does skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of water services, water mains, valves and fire hydrants. Performs other related work as assigned.


High school diploma or GED and six (6) months experience related to water system installation, repair and maintenance.


Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver's License. Must possess/obtain and maintain a Basic First Aid Certificate including CPR, Traffic Flagging Certificate, and Operator's Certificate from National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators within six (6) months of appointment and a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an air brake endorsement within nine (9) months of appointment. Certification as a Washington State Water Distribution Specialist or Water Distribution Manager is preferred.


$20.09 - $24.11 Hourly
$3,482.27 - $4,179.07 Monthly


View the complete job description and apply online at www.yakimawa.gov

Closes 1/22/2021


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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