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City of Villa Rica Class Specification
Job Title: Water and Sewer Technician
Job Summary: Under direct supervision performs a variety of semi-skilled and manual work involved in the maintenance, installation and repair of the City’s water distribution system to ensure the proper operation of the system to deliver a safe drinking water supply to the public.
Water and Sewer Technician: This is an entry-level position in the Water Distribution and Sewer Department. This position is distinguished by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to other positions within the department.
Knowledge Required by the Position:
Supervisory Controls: The supervisor or foreman assigns work. Works is spot-checked in progress and reviewed with completed for accuracy, nature and propriety of the final results.
Guidelines: Guidelines include City and departmental safety policies and procedures, as well as supervisory instructions. These guidelines are clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
Complexity: The work consists of related water and sewer duties.
Scope and Effect: The purpose of this position is to perform water and sewer lines maintenance using manual labor. Successful performance helps ensure safe and efficient Public Works services, as well as a positive public image for the City.
Personal Contacts: Contacts are typically with co-workers.
Purpose of Contacts: Contacts are typically accessed to exchange information and provide services.
Physical Demands: The work is typical performed with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee must frequently lift light and heavy objects, equipment and material, climb ladders and use tools or equipment requiring a moderate degree of dexterity.
Work Environment: The work is typically performed outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt irritating chemicals, machinery with moving parts, and occasional hot, cold or inclement weather. This work may require the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, headwear or gloves.
Supervisory and Management Responsibility: None
High school diploma or equivalent; valid State of Georgia Driver’s License; equivalent combination of education and experience.
Requirements to meet within 24 months after the completion of six-month probationary period:
Attends Distribution Systems Operations and Maintenance Training
Level 1A Soil Erosion Blue Card
Trench Excavation/Competent Person Certificate
Department of Transportation Flagger Certificate
Application can be found at the City Website http://villarica.org/departments/human-resources/ or at City Hall. Please complete Application and Voluntary Self Identification form.