Water Services Worker V - Water Distribution

City of Scottsdale | Scottsdale, AZ

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Posted Date 11/18/2022
Description

Water Services Worker V
WATER RESOURCES
SALARY: $28.94 - $42.08 Hourly

CLASSIFICATION: Classified
 
STATUS: Full-Time Regular
 
FLSA: Non-exempt position, eligible for overtime compensation.
 
OPENING DATE: 11/17/22
 
CLOSING DATE: 12/07/22 11:59 PM
 

INTRODUCTION:

Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east.  Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale.
 
About The Position:
Coordinates and schedules skilled crews and performs a variety of journeyman level work in maintaining and repairing the City's water distribution system, including all mechanical aspects of related equipment.  Investigations and minor repairs to the sewage collection system may be required.
 
Please Note: First review of applications will be Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

Selection Process:
The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state “See Resume” in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.  
 
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process that may include a panel interview. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening that may include:
 
  • Fingerprinting search of the national FBI Database
  • Criminal Background screening
  • Drug Screen 
  • 39-Month Motor Vehicle Department Records Check
  • Physical Examination

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The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time, potentially without advance notice.

PLEASE NOTE: Years of experience are based on a work schedule of 2,080 hours per year for full-time positions and 1,040 hours per year for part-time positions, and while work experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis, depending upon the job classification, education may not be substituted for work experience.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:
  • A High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED)certificate.
  • Three years' experience in the maintenance and repair of water distribution systems.
  • Six months' crew leadership experience in excavation and underground pipe work.
  • Preferred:  backhoe experience.
 
Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:
  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.  The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver's licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Must possess and maintain Grade 3 operator certification from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality within the disciplines of Water Distribution or Water Treatment.
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.
Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on department/section assignment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs maintenance and/or additions to the water transmission and distribution system. Maintains water mains, fire hydrants, valves and water services.
  • Performs maintenance and control work on various pressure control devices and adjusts the system to meet specific demands.
  • Directs the operation of a high velocity sewer vacuum truck; adjusts manhole covers and performs main line sewer repairs.
  • Performs pipeline construction and fabrication at work sites.
  • Communicates goals of the division and department; assists in the development of plans and measurement for evaluation; and provides information for the evaluation of the performance of personnel.
  • Observes and monitors personnel performance to determine compliance with all prescribed operating and safety practices.
  • Maintains accurate work order data entry for all work taking place on the water distribution system.
  • Oversees maintenance and testing of vacuum/air release devices within the City distribution system.
 

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Travels to various construction locations to monitor and guide project progress.
  • May perform manual work that requires standing and walking or moving for continuous periods of time; lifting, bending and climbing steep and rough terrain.
  • Works in small areas and must climb ladders or steps to reach objects or enter trenches.
  • Moves and lifts up to 50 pounds both short and long distances.
  • Exposure to dust, noise, inclement weather and temperature extremes.
  • May have to respond to emergency calls at any time, including nights and weekends.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR at (480) 312-2491.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.


 

Water Services Worker V Supplemental Questionnaire
 
* 1. Do you have a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major driving citations in the last 39 months?
  Yes Yes    No No
 
* 2. A High School diploma/GED is required for this position. Do you have a High School diploma or GED? Note: If you answer yes to this question, this must be listed under the Education section of the application.
  Yes Yes    No No
 
* 3. Do you have at least three years' experience in the maintenance and repair of water distribution systems? Note: If you answered yes to this question, this experience must be listed in the Work Experience section of the application.
  Yes Yes    No No
 
* 4. Do you have at least six months' crew leadership experience in excavation and underground pipe work? Note: If you answered yes to this question, this experience must be listed in the Work Experience section of the application.
  Yes Yes    No No
 
* 5. Do you have backhoe experience? Note: If you answered yes to this question, this experience must be listed in the Work Experience section of the application.
  Yes Yes    No No
 
* 6. Do you currently possess a Grade 3 operator certification from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality within the disciplines of Water Distribution or Water Treatment? Note: If you currently have this certification, you must include the Operator ID Number and expiration date in the "Certifications and Licenses" section of the application.
  Yes Yes    No No
 
* 7. Please explain in detail your experience/knowledge in excavation with backhoe equipment and provide the name of the employer. Note: Experience mentioned here must be shown in the "Work Experience" section of the application. Do not state "See resume" in lieu of responding to this question. If you don't have this experience, write "None."


* 8. Please explain in detail your experience/knowledge of water transmission/distribution systems, sanitary/storm sewers or other underground utilities, and provide the name of the employer. Note: Experience mentioned here must be shown in the "Work Experience" section of the application. Do not state "See resume" in lieu of responding to this question. If you don't have this experience, write "None."


* 9. Please explain in detail your experience with reading blueprints or quarter-section maps and provide the name of the employer. Note: Experience mentioned here must be shown in the "Work Experience" section of the application. Do not state "See resume" in lieu of responding to this question. If you don't have this experience, write "None."


* 10. Please explain in detail your experience with training, evaluating, and directing employees in day-to-day operational activities, and provide the name of the employer. Note: Experience mentioned here must be shown in the "Work Experience" section of the application. Do not state "See resume" in lieu of responding to this question. If you don't have this experience, write "None."


* Required Question
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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