Under immediate direction, reads meters, performs water taps and related water maintenance distribution and service work including inspection and maintenance of meters, works with contractors to repair water systems and locate service lines and mains.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Three months experience in water system maintenance or in a related field required. Must live within 17 miles of the corporate limits of Iowa City, Iowa within one year of appointment to the position. Valid Iowa Class B commercial driver’s license with air brake and tanker endorsements required. Valid Iowa Class A commercial driver’s license with air brake and tank endorsements required within 6 months of hire. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements. A pre-employment drug test required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.
One year of college or technical school from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body and twelve months experience in water system maintenance or in a related field preferred. Iowa DNR Grade I Water Distribution Certification preferred.
A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge, skills and abilities is available at www.icgov.org/jobs under Job Descriptions.
It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.
About City of Iowa City
Employing approximately 600 permanent employees and 400 temporary and seasonal employees, the City of Iowa City provides a full range of services including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of roads, streets and infrastructure, inspection and licensing functions, solid waste collection and recycling services which include the operation of a landfill serving all of Johnson County, a municipal airport, library, recreational activities and cultural events. The City owns and operates its water supply and distribution system and sewage collection and treatment system with secondary treatment also provided. The City operates a municipal off-street and on-street parking system in the downtown area. The City also operates a transit system. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive wages and an excellent benefits package for eligible positions."