Waterworks Specialist I

City of Yakima | Yakima, WA

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Posted Date 1/07/2021
Description

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!

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

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

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES:

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.

Salary:

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

APPLY:

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

Closes 1/22/2021

EOE

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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