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Utility Worker

JOB POSTING # 17-020

 

UTILITY WORKER

WATER DEPARTMENT


HOURLY RATE:  $10.00

Open Until Filled

 

The City of Kingsville is accepting applications for a Utility Worker in the Water Department. Under supervision will perform work in the Construction, Maintenance, and Operations of Public Works Departments.  Utility workers make water pipe taps; repair and install pipes, hydrants and valves; maintain facilities, paint, mow, lay bricks and cement; perform minor building construction work, maintain vehicles and equipment; serve on stand by crew for after hour emergency work as needed.  Must be able to read, understand and follow written and oral job instructions, use good judgment to work safely and use equipment properly.  Performs other duties as required/assigned.

 

Training, Experience, And/Or Other Requirements:

Must obtain CDL license within one (1) year of employment. Must obtain a grade “C” Certificate of competency as mandated by the appropriate Texas agency within one (1) year of employment. Six (6) months experience in using hammers, saws, screwdrivers, wrenches, shovels, drills, and power saws.  Required to read addresses, directions, and signs.

 

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds; pull, push or drag up to 150 pounds of installation and repair equipment.  Work in trenches, and confined spaces, work indoors and outdoors in extreme temperatures and other inclement weather; some exposure to mechanical, electrical, explosive, fumes, odors, dust, chemicals, and toxic waste hazards.

 

All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations that threaten the safety of Kingsville’s citizens. City employees must be able to work immediately before, during, and/or immediately after an emergency.

 

All positions require the following: 1) High School diploma or equivalent, 2) possession of a valid driver’s license 3) satisfactory driving record and 4) proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to work in the U.S. legally.  The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a pre-employment physical examination, drug screen and background investigation.

 

Applications may be picked up at City of Kingsville-Human Resources, 400 W. King, Kingsville, Texas 78363.  For more information call 361-595-8017 or e-mail  hradmin@cityofkingsville.com  AA/EOE.

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For more information on job listings, contact Beth Greenwell, at 361-595-8017.

Applications may be downloaded above or picked up at City of Kingsville-Human Resources, 200 E. Kleberg, Kingsville, Texas 78363; or you may call during our normal business hours of Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon or 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and request an application be mailed to you or e-mail hradmin@cityofkingsville.com AA/EOE.

Complete your application accurately to be sure your application receives full consideration. You may apply online by selecting an available position and attaching your application form to your submission. Applications may also be submitted to hradmin@cityofkingsville.com or in person at the Human Resources office. A position must be available at the time your application is made. To be considered for that position, you must meet the minimum qualifications as posted. If you are not selected for the vacant position, we encourage you to re-apply at the next available opportunity.

All positions require the following:

  1. High School diploma or equivalent
  2. Possession of a valid driver’s license
  3. Satisfactory driving record
  4. Proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to work in the U.S. legally.
  5. The successful applicant will be required to pass a background investigation.

If offered a position with the City, you will be expected to successfully pass a drug screen. For the safety of our current and future employees, we promote a drug-free workplace.

City employees are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner and to exhibit and extend such professional conduct appropriate for the circumstances to those with whom they come into contact both internally and externally during the performance of duties.  Examples of professional conduct include, but are not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest and respectful.

All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations that threaten the safety of Kingsville’s citizens. City employees must be able to work immediately before, during, and/or immediately after an emergency.

City of Kingsville, An Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer