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Water & Sewer System Operator


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Water & Sewer System Operator (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: January 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST

Department: W/S & WW
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Rate of Pay: $15.66 per hour

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Job Summary

The Water & Sewer System Operator installs, repairs, and maintains water and sewer mains and lines.

Essential Job Functions

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs water and sewer mains and lines;
  • Operates a backhoe, trencher, front-end loader, and dump truck to install water and sewer services;
  • Locates and repairs leaks in water and sewer lines;
  • Makes water and sewer taps;
  • Maintains wells; adds chemicals and performs preventive maintenance;
  • Sets water meters;
  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures on assigned equipment;
  • Makes and repairs utility cuts necessitated by water and sewer repairs;
  • Operates a boring machine to install water and sewer pipe;
  • Flushes and cleans water and sewer lines;
  • Answers emergency service calls as required;
  • Sets barricades, cones, and warning signs at work sites.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • One (1) year of experience in a related field;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience; and 
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License;
  • Water Distribution System Operator certification within 12 months of employment.


Preferred Qualification -

  • Plumbing Experience;
  • Equipment Experience to include a backhoe, trencher, front-end loader, and/or dump truck.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The City of Statesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Statesboro will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with eligible disabilities (unless the disability precludes performance of the essential functions of the position).

The City of Statesboro is a drug free workplace. 
The City of Statesboro participates in E-Verify. 



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