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Employment Opportunities
WATER DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR I, II, III, OR IV Print E-mail

J O B    N O T I C E

The City of Ashland is accepting applications for the positions of

DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR I, II, III, OR IV

Engineering & Utilities Department

Water Distribution/Meter Services Division

Supervisor:  Water Distribution Field Supervisor / Crew Leader

Supervises:  None

Grade:  23, 24, 25, or 26

Class Characteristics: Under supervision, performs skilled, semi-skilled, and manual labor work activities in the construction, maintenance and cleanliness of new water mains and new services; performs related work as required.

General Duties and Responsibilities: Assists in the construction, maintenance and cleanliness of water distribution systems.  Lays lines, maps lines, washes sewer lines, etc.  Operates vehicles and motorized equipment safely and efficiently; Class I drives light and medium trucks; higher Classes may operate heavy equipment.  Detects malfunctions in equipment, and makes minor repairs or recommendations for major repairs.  Assists in the maintenance and cleaning of buildings; assists operators in delivering chemicals, pipe and fittings.  Perform miscellaneous maintenance work as required.  Assist other divisions/departments in construction and maintenance duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent supplemented by one (1) year related work experience for Class I; higher classes must be supplemented by work experience and/or education acceptable by the Kentucky Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet to have obtained a Water Distribution License in the matching class for which applying.

Certification/Licensing Requirements: Class I must possess and maintain a valid drivers’ license and must obtain a valid commercial drivers license (CDL) prior to completion of original probation and maintain thereafter as a condition of continued employment in the class.  Classes II, III, and IV must possess and maintain a CDL.  Each Class must obtain next higher Class Water Distribution License within one (1) year after meeting experience requirements as a condition of continued employment, up to Class IV.

Availability Requirement: Must be able to respond to calls in emergency situations at all hours.

Overtime Provision: Non-Exempt

Apply: Room 301, City Building, Monday–Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Closing Date and Time for Accepting Applications: FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014, at 4:00 PM

                                                             Equal Opportunity Employer

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014 13:45