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UTILITY WORKER - WATER DIVISION

JOB POSTING # 18-037

 

UTILITY WORKER


WATER DIVISION - PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

                                           HOURLY RATE:  $10.00***

    Open Until Filled

 

The City of Kingsville is accepting applications for a Utility Worker in the Water Division of the Public Works Department. Under supervision will perform work in the construction, maintenance, and operations of the Public Works Department.  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 Other Requirements:

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.

 

Employee Behavior and Conduct

City employees shall conduct themselves in a professional manner and shall 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 their 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.

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

***NOTE: Active employees may have a different starting rate depending on current classification and years of service.  Contact the HR office with specific questions.

 

Posted: January 11, 2018

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

How to Apply:

Complete application and submit online through City of Kingsville website.

Download application, complete and email to hradmin@cityofkingsville.com

Stop by HR Department Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Office location – City Hall
400 W. King Avenue,
Kingsville, Texas 78363

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 to submit your application online. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as posted for applicable position.  Applicants not selected for positions are encouraged to re-apply at the next available opportunity.

All City of Kingsville positions require the following:

  • Proof of eligibility to legally work in the United States
  • Successful completion of background investigation
  • Successful completion of drug screening

For the safety of our employees and the citizens we serve, the City of Kingsville is a drug-free workplace.

 

Most positions require:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Satisfactory driving record

 

 

Employee Behavior and Conduct

City employees are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner to both internal and external customers during the performance of duties.  Examples of professional conduct include, but 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 public during emergency situations threatening the safety of Kingsville citizens.  City employees must be able to work immediately before, during and/or immediately after an emergency.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

City of Kingsville is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and its Equal Employment Opportunity Plans (EEOP) are available for viewing:

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) – City of Kingsville

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) – City of Kingsville Police Department