J O B N O T I C E
The City of Ashland is accepting applications for the position of
WATER DISTRIBUTION CREW LEADER
Engineering & Utilities (E&U) Department /
Water Distribution & Meter Services Division
Supervisor: Water Distribution Field Supervisor
Supervises: Equipment Operators and Distribution Operators
Class Characteristics: Under general direction, supervises and assists in the construction and/or maintenance of water distribution system; performs related work as required.
General Duties and Responsibilities: Supervises and assists in the construction and/or maintenance of water distribution systems. Responsible for the proper erection of traffic control devices within street rights-of-way and for the general safety of the work crews. Operates from light to heavy vehicles and equipment or supervises safe and efficient operation of equipment. Detects equipment malfunctions and makes minor repairs or recommendations for major repairs. Performs preventive maintenance duties on equipment. Supervises and assists in system maintenance duties. Requisitions equipment, tools, supplies and materials; prepares and maintains required reports and records. Assists other divisions in construction and maintenance duties as requested. Cleans and properly stores equipment and tools after use. Answers call-out on rotation with other Crew Leaders.
Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent supplemented by experience and education acceptable by the KY Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to obtain a Class III Water Distribution Operator License.
Certification/Licensing Requirements: Must possess and maintain a Class III Water Distribution License issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and as soon as eligible to obtain Class IV Water Distribution License must acquire and maintain Class IV License as a condition of continued employment in this class. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license as a condition of continued employment in this class. Possession of commercial driver’s license preferred, but not required.
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. APPLICATION DOWNLOADABLE AT www.ashlandky.gov. Verification of high school graduation/receipt of GED, copy of DD214, if applicable, and copy of Water Distribution License must accompany application. NO FAXED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.
Closing Date and Time for Accepting Applications: Friday, March 14, 2014, at 4:00 p.m.
Equal Opportunity Employer