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Job Title : Utility Maintenance Worker I
Job Description : Position Title: Utility Maintenance Worker I
Department: Public Works
Reports to: Superintendent of Public Works

Under the direct supervision of the Public Works Superintendent, the Utility Maintenance Worker I position will perform skilled and semi-skilled work in maintaining the city’s water supply, electric service, sewer lines, parks and streets. The duties of this position will include reading all electric and water meters monthly, maintaining the water wells and distribution lines, operation and maintenance of the electric generators and electric distribution lines, maintaining the sewer lines and sewer lagoons, mowing city property, repairing and maintaining streets. Assignments are carried out following prescribed policies.

One to three years of public works experience is preferred. Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well after six months in the position. Employee is required to obtain a Class I Sewer Certification and a Class I Water Certification within two (2) years of employment.

High School Diploma or GED required. Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge of chemical usage and dosage required for water treatment. Knowledge of equipment repair and maintenance. Knowledge of electrical distribution and power. The ability to operate a backhoe, road grader, tractor, dump truck, sewer machines, mowers, aerial trucks, power and hand tools, and other related equipment.

Employee Benefits:
Beginning Wage: $11.00-$14.00 per hour depending on qualifications;
Overtime pay;
Progressive Pay Plan;
KPERS retirement;
Medical, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance plans
Paid vacation/sick leave;
10 paid holidays;
Unused sick leave buy-back program based on years of service/accrual amounts;
Optional employer provided cellphone.

Salary : $11.00-$14.00 per hour depending on qualifications
Contact Info : John Adams, City Administrator/Chief of Police or Tresa Tong, City Clerk