Simi Valley

Waterworks Operator I/II/III (20297212)

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Public Works
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Ventura County
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Full-Time
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Until filled
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$25.11-$39.92 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

500 West Los Angeles Ave. Simi Valley, 93065

Description

Join our team!

Have you ever thought about a career in the Waterworks Industry?  

 

  • Do you love working outdoors, utilizing equipment and tools to maintain and repair water lines, hydrants and valves?
  • Are you looking for a career where every day is different but the organization is stable?
  • Does the idea of learning about hydraulics, troubleshooting pressures and flows, and assisting customers and fellow employees interest you?
  • Do you work well with others and love the challenge of tough assignments?

Then we want to talk to you!

 

Details:

  • Full-time regular position, alternative 9/80 work schedule with Monday or Friday off
  • Pay ranges from $25.11 - $39.92 hourly with Excellent Benefits (see below)
  • For the full job description and minimum qualifications, click on the link:

 

Our Minimum Qualifications for consideration are:

Waterworks Operator I

Education/Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.

Experience: One year of increasingly responsible experience repairing and maintaining water distribution systems and equipment.

License or Certificate: Possession of, and ability to maintain, certification as Water Distribution Operator Grade D1. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class A driver’s license within one year of employment.

Waterworks Operator II

Education/Training: Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.

Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience repairing and maintaining water distribution systems and equipment.

License or Certificate: Possession of, and ability to maintain, certification as Water Distribution Operator D2. Possession of, and ability to maintain, a valid Class A driver’s license.

Waterworks Operator III

Education/Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in water distribution systems and/or water technology courses.

Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience repairing and maintaining water distribution systems and equipment.

License or Certificate: Possession of, and ability to maintain, certification as a Water Distribution Operator Grade D3. Possession of, and ability to maintain, a valid Class A driver’s license.

Ideal Candidate

The Ideal Candidate will possess:

  • Some experience maintaining and repairing water mains, hydrants, air-vacs, and hydraulic control valves.
  • Knowledge of operational characteristics of water pumps, electric motors and related tools and equipment.
  • The ability to learn conditions and situations that indicate pump and valve failures.
  • The ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Sufficient physical ability to perform moderate to heavy lifting and walking.
  • The ability to work in inclement weather and respond to after-hours, standby, and emergency callouts as directed.
  • Defining characteristics such as dependability, hardworking, and a positive attitude.

Benefits

We are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package in which medical is fully paid for most plans (including family coverage) as specified in the current employee group contract, a full calendar of employee appreciation events and activities, and many additional benefits including:

  • Retirement:
    • 2% @ 55 CalPERS formula for Classic members (includes Individuals who were active members of a reciprocal public retirement system within the last six months, or were previously employed with the City of Simi Valley and enrolled in CalPERS prior to January 1, 2013), 4th Level Survivor Benefit, and single-highest year final compensation.
    • 2% @ 62 CalPERS formula for New members, 4th Level Survivor Benefit, and three-year average highest final compensation.
    • 457(b) plan; City contribution of $20 per paycheck and match up to $50 per paycheck.
    • The City does not participate in the Social Security system; therefore, there is no FICA deduction from wages except for Medicare hospital insurance protection.
  • Health Insurance: Coverage available as early as 1st of the month following start date. A variety of PPO and HMO plans are available through the CalPERS Health Program. After the City contribution of $149 per month and up to $2,094.64 per month in “Simiflex Dollars,” Health insurance costs the employee $0 to $374.90 per month for family coverage depending on plan chosen.  “Simiflex Dollars” can be used to offset the cost of medical, dental, and/or vision insurance, or other optional benefits. Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts are also available.
  • Prescription Drug Plan: Major retail options and mail order program.
  • Dental Insurance: After the City contribution of up to $97.36 per month, Dental insurance from Delta Dental costs the employee $0 per month for family coverage depending on plan chosen.
  • Vision Insurance: After the City contribution of $21.00 per month, Vision insurance from VSP costs the employee $1.46 per month for family coverage.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Confidential counseling and referral service to help employees and their household members resolve personal problems, provided by MHN.
  • Optional Insurance from AFLAC: Available plans include accident, cancer, hospital and critical care.
  • Paid Leave:
    • 208 hours per year of paid time off (one bank of time that combines vacation and sick leave) which has the option to be cashed out. Accruals increase at 5 years and 10 years of service.
    • 11 paid holidays per year and one floating holiday per year.
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance Plans provided at City expense.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Up to $1,600 per year.
  • Alternative Work Schedules: Many positions offer a 9/80 schedule with alternative Monday or Friday off.
  • Allowances: Designated positions are eligible for boot allowance, prescription safety glasses, uniform allowance, meal allowance, and crew leader pay.

Special Instructions

Ready to apply?

Click apply and attach a current resume! You only need to complete the boxes on the application marked with a star/asterisk (*). The most qualified candidates will be invited to the next steps in our hiring process.

This recruitment is open until filled. Apply online at www.Calopps.org.

Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must submit DD214.

Reasonable Accommodation: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in the selection process, please notify the Human Resources Division, in writing.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(805)583-6336
Contact email: