Daly City

Temporary/Hourly Meter Reader

Finance Department
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Utilities
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San Francisco/Peninsula
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Temporary
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Until filled or until 1000 applicants
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$26.48-$0.00 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

333 90th Street Daly City, 94015

Description

Applications will be accepted for this position until a sufficient number meeting our qualifications are received. Apply immediately.

$26.48/hour

Part Time Hours: Morning/Afternoon Shifts.

This hourly position is not in Civil Service and does not receive benefits.

DEFINITION

Under general supervision, to read, record, and report readings of meters; to make customer service changes; and to do related work as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

 

On an assigned route and schedule, reads utility meters and records the reading on prepared forms; removes all debris impeding meter readings such as water, dirt, etc.; removes meter register cover, when necessary, to clean and/or replace glass so that an accurate reading may be obtained; makes customer service changes, including routine service turn-on and turn-off, and delinquent account service turn-off; answers customer questions regarding meter readings. Assists in clerical operations in billing and collecting for services; notes and reports utility conditions requiring attention.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge of:  General office practices and procedures.

 

Ability to:  Learn the methods of meter reading, office procedures relating to billing for water service, and the technical operations as related to meter reading; work responsibly and without immediate supervision in assigned duties; keep simple records and make arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy; interact positively and cooperate with co-workers, respond politely to customers, work as a team member, function under demanding time pressure, respond in a positive manner to supervision, and attend work and perform duties on a regular and consistent basis.

 

Experience:  None

 

Education:  Graduation from high school or equivalent.

 

License:  Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License.

 

Physical Requirements:  An incumbent in this position is required to walk extensively, usually 3-5 miles daily; work almost exclusively outdoors under a variety of weather conditions (including rain, cold, fog, and sunshine); remove and replace meter covers weighing 5 to 50 lbs.; read on an average 300 meters daily; at each meter location may be required to bend, squat, or kneel to reach below ground level to read, clean, or remove assorted debris, dirt, or water as necessary.

 

Ideal Candidate

Experience:  None

 

Education:  Graduation from high school or equivalent.

 

License:  Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License.

 

Physical Requirements:  An incumbent in this position is required to walk extensively, usually 3-5 miles daily; work almost exclusively outdoors under a variety of weather conditions (including rain, cold, fog, and sunshine); remove and replace meter covers weighing 5 to 50 lbs.; read on an average 300 meters daily; at each meter location may be required to bend, squat, or kneel to reach below ground level to read, clean, or remove assorted debris, dirt, or water as necessary.

Benefits

This hourly position is not in Civil Service and does not receive benefits.

Special Instructions

Applications will be accepted for this position until a sufficient number meeting our qualifications are received. Apply immediately.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(650)991-8028
Contact email: