Field Maintenance Worker I.II.III - FS

Water Employee Services Authority | Lake Elsinore, CA

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Posted Date 6/07/2021
Description

The Field Maintenance Worker—Field Services candidate will assist with the manual, semi-skilled and skilled   duties involved in the installation, maintenance, repair, inspection, testing, upgrading, and servicing of the water meters and electronic meter reading technologies and other appurtenances common to a municipal waterworks system.  The successful candidate will be a dynamic and a quick thinker, who displays initiative and creativity in their work, as well as perform a  variety of  complex, technical, and problem solving activities within the Field Services Division of the Water Operations Department.    
 
Immediate Impact:  The successful candidate will be given the following objectives upon hire:
· Within the first 3 months, demonstrate proficiency with using Field Mapplet.
· Within the first 6 months, demonstrate an understanding of the District’s service area and customer billing cycles. 
· Within the first 6 months, demonstrate an understanding of the District’s AMI maintenance program.
· Within 12 months, perform AMI maintenance without supervision.
· Demonstrate the ability to perform meter maintenance and meter change outs without Supervision within 12 months of employment.


Field Maintenance Worker I—Field Services:
· Entry level in the Field Services series; under close supervision, incumbent will perform the more routine duties while learning District policies and procedures.
· Must possess some general maintenance and repair experience.
· Must possess a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade D1 Certificate by the California State Water Resources Control Board.
Field Maintenance Worker II—Field Services:
· Experienced level in the Field Services Series; perform more independent duties, serve as the advanced/journey level in the series and has regular lead responsibilities. 
· Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience equivalent to that of a Field Maintenance Worker I-FS.
· Must possess a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade D2 Certificate by the California State Water Resources Control Board.
Field Maintenance Worker III—Field Services:
· Senior level in the Field Services series; will lead, plan, and participate in the  maintenance work of water meters and repair of the water distribution system and other appurtenances of common to a municipal waterworks system.  
· Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the operation,              maintenance, installation and repair of water utility systems.
· Must possess a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade D3 Certificate and a valid Water Treatment Operator Grade T1 Certificate, issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board.

 

Compensation:  The salary range for the Field Maintenance Worker I/II/III –FS is $4,441 —$7,456 per month with an excellent benefits package.  Placement within the salary range will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.    WESA offers a comprehensive benefit plan, some of which includes:
 
· Medical, dental, vision, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, a life insurance policy equal to two times the annual salary for the employee and a $1,000.00 policy for eligible dependents.  Benefits become effective on the first of the month following a 30-day waiting period and the Authority contributes 90% of the cost of such insurance.
· CalPERS Retirement is provided using the 2.7% at age 55 formula for “Classic” Members. Retirement is provided using the 2% at age 62 formula for “New” Members.
· Three deferred compensation plans to which an employee may voluntarily contribute up to $19,500 per year.  The Authority does not contribute to these plans.
· Twelve (12) paid holidays per year.  Upon employment with WESA for one year, employees also receive one (1) floating holiday annually.
· Employees accrue vacation at the rate of 3.08 hours per  two-week pay period for the first 4 years of employment; 4.62 hours for years 5-8;  6.16 hours for years 9-13; 6.47 hours for years 14-18; and 6.78 for 19+ years of service.
· Sick leave is accrued at the rate of 3.70 hours per bi-weekly pay period for a total of 96.20 hours per year with unlimited accumulation.
· Additional benefits available include:  9/80 work schedule, Direct Deposit, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Educational Assistance, Certification Reimbursement Program, Certification Bonus Program and two credit unions.
 
Our Mission:  To manage our natural resources to provide reliable, cost efficient and high quality water and wastewater services for the communities we serve, while promoting conservation, environmental responsibility, educations, community interaction, ethical behavior and recognizing employees as highly valuable assets.
 
The Water Employee Services Authority:  WESA was established as a joint powers authority between the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District and Meeks & Daley Water Company.  As a joint powers authority, WESA provides professional water and wastewater services to both agencies.  WESA is committed to:
 
· Professionalism—Demonstrating competency while maintaining a professional demeanor and upholding a reputation for expertise, efficiency, and high quality through delivery of information, services, and products.
· Enthusiasm—Possessing a strong drive for learning, innovation, forward thinking, and the overall desire to do your job well.
· Transparency—Demonstrating high moral standards in principles, intentions and actions; conduct that encourages loyalty, integrity, and trust.
· Inclusiveness—Promoting respect and teamwork through communication and appreciation for all.
· Stewardship—Taking ownership and responsibility for assigned responsibilities, while demonstrating a proactive, positive willingness to serve.
 
The Application Process: If you are interested in this opportunity, submit a completed WESA employment application online at www.wesawater.com. Resumes and certifications may be included, but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.   This position is open until filled.
First review of applications will begin  on Friday, June 18, 2021. The Field Maintenance Worker—Field Services candidate will assist with the manual, semi-skilled and skilled   duties involved in the installation, maintenance, repair, inspection, testing, upgrading, and servicing of the water meters and electronic meter reading technologies and other appurtenances common to a municipal waterworks system.  The successful candidate will be a dynamic and a quick thinker, who displays initiative and creativity in their work, as well as perform a  variety of  complex, technical, and problem solving activities within the Field Services Division of the Water Operations Department.    
 
Immediate Impact:  The successful candidate will be given the following objectives upon hire:
· Within the first 3 months, demonstrate proficiency with using Field Mapplet.
· Within the first 6 months, demonstrate an understanding of the District’s service area and customer billing cycles. 
· Within the first 6 months, demonstrate an understanding of the District’s AMI maintenance program.
· Within 12 months, perform AMI maintenance without supervision.
· Demonstrate the ability to perform meter maintenance and meter change outs without Supervision within 12 months of employment.


Field Maintenance Worker I—Field Services:
· Entry level in the Field Services series; under close supervision, incumbent will perform the more routine duties while learning District policies and procedures.
· Must possess some general maintenance and repair experience.
· Must possess a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade D1 Certificate by the California State Water Resources Control Board.
Field Maintenance Worker II—Field Services:
· Experienced level in the Field Services Series; perform more independent duties, serve as the advanced/journey level in the series and has regular lead responsibilities. 
· Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience equivalent to that of a Field Maintenance Worker I-FS.
· Must possess a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade D2 Certificate by the California State Water Resources Control Board.
Field Maintenance Worker III—Field Services:
· Senior level in the Field Services series; will lead, plan, and participate in the  maintenance work of water meters and repair of the water distribution system and other appurtenances of common to a municipal waterworks system.  
· Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the operation,              maintenance, installation and repair of water utility systems.
· Must possess a valid Water Distribution Operator Grade D3 Certificate and a valid Water Treatment Operator Grade T1 Certificate, issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board.

 

Compensation:  The salary range for the Field Maintenance Worker I/II/III –FS is $4,441 —$7,456 per month with an excellent benefits package.  Placement within the salary range will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.    WESA offers a comprehensive benefit plan, some of which includes:
 
· Medical, dental, vision, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, a life insurance policy equal to two times the annual salary for the employee and a $1,000.00 policy for eligible dependents.  Benefits become effective on the first of the month following a 30-day waiting period and the Authority contributes 90% of the cost of such insurance.
· CalPERS Retirement is provided using the 2.7% at age 55 formula for “Classic” Members. Retirement is provided using the 2% at age 62 formula for “New” Members.
· Three deferred compensation plans to which an employee may voluntarily contribute up to $19,500 per year.  The Authority does not contribute to these plans.
· Twelve (12) paid holidays per year.  Upon employment with WESA for one year, employees also receive one (1) floating holiday annually.
· Employees accrue vacation at the rate of 3.08 hours per  two-week pay period for the first 4 years of employment; 4.62 hours for years 5-8;  6.16 hours for years 9-13; 6.47 hours for years 14-18; and 6.78 for 19+ years of service.
· Sick leave is accrued at the rate of 3.70 hours per bi-weekly pay period for a total of 96.20 hours per year with unlimited accumulation.
· Additional benefits available include:  9/80 work schedule, Direct Deposit, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Educational Assistance, Certification Reimbursement Program, Certification Bonus Program and two credit unions.
 
Our Mission:  To manage our natural resources to provide reliable, cost efficient and high quality water and wastewater services for the communities we serve, while promoting conservation, environmental responsibility, educations, community interaction, ethical behavior and recognizing employees as highly valuable assets.
 
The Water Employee Services Authority:  WESA was established as a joint powers authority between the Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District and Meeks & Daley Water Company.  As a joint powers authority, WESA provides professional water and wastewater services to both agencies.  WESA is committed to:
 
· Professionalism—Demonstrating competency while maintaining a professional demeanor and upholding a reputation for expertise, efficiency, and high quality through delivery of information, services, and products.
· Enthusiasm—Possessing a strong drive for learning, innovation, forward thinking, and the overall desire to do your job well.
· Transparency—Demonstrating high moral standards in principles, intentions and actions; conduct that encourages loyalty, integrity, and trust.
· Inclusiveness—Promoting respect and teamwork through communication and appreciation for all.
· Stewardship—Taking ownership and responsibility for assigned responsibilities, while demonstrating a proactive, positive willingness to serve.
 
The Application Process: If you are interested in this opportunity, submit a completed WESA employment application online at www.wesawater.com. Resumes and certifications may be included, but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.   This position is open until filled.
First review of applications will begin  on Friday, June 18, 2021. 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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