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
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.
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