Meter Technician/Water Utility Worker I - Hermiston, OR

Employer: City of Hermiston

Job Description:
Meter Technician/Water Utility Worker I
The City of Hermiston is currently accepting applications for the position of Meter Technician/Water Utility Worker I and will be filled at the level based on qualifications. Salary range $19.10 - $28.93/hr., depending on qualifications/certifications. The City of Hermiston offers a robust benefit package, including medical, dental and life Insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays and Oregon PERS Retirement.

This position interacts with water meters and records volume used by residential and commercial customers, handles customer service calls, assists in maintaining compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations relating to water operations. Performs a variety of semi-skilled labor and skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the water treatment and distribution systems; performs a variety of related duties as assigned. Thorough knowledge of modern principles and practices of repair, maintenance, construction and installation work normally performed in water distribution and treatment systems, including appropriate materials, tools, and equipment used in the performance of duties; technical knowledge in SCADA, electrical, and pump stations. Knowledge of state, federal, and local laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances regarding water operations; compliance reporting; the occupational hazards and safety precautions required related to water treatment and collection systems; office procedures; and equipment including computers and applicable software applications

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalency OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures the ability to perform the essential functions of the position; valid Oregon driver’s license and proof of an acceptable driving record are required. Current Oregon Water Distribution Level I and Water Treatment Level I certifications, is preferred, applicants with higher qualifications are encouraged to apply.

The full description of duties and application packet can be obtained by clicking HERE.

Deadline to apply: Friday, October 16, 2020.

Interested candidates must submit a City of Hermiston Employment Application, include verifiable work experience and proof of certifications, to the City of Hermiston, 180 NE 2nd Street, Hermiston, OR 97838 or via email to:

Release Date: 9/23/2020

Contact Person:
Location: Hermiston, OR
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $19.10 - $28.93 HR

Posted on September 23, 2020

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