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Water/Sewer System Operator

City of Statesboro

Listing Summary

Water/Sewer System Operator (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: July 8, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST

Department: W/S & WW
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu.
Rate of Pay: $16.13 


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;
  • 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.


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 Qualifications

Preferred Qualification -

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


Additional Information


The selected candidate must complete the following requirements prior to starting work with the City of Statesboro:

  • Background Investigation
  • Pre-Employment Urinalysis
  • Pre-Employment Physical (If Applicable)


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