Utilities Maintenance Worker I / Intern (Temporary/Part-Time)

Sanitary Sewer/Storm Drainage Systems
Sacramento/Metro Area
Until filled
$11.00-$23.48 Hourly


655 N. Pioneer Avenue Woodland, 95776



To perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water lines, sewers, storm drains, and pump stations.  The purpose of this recruitment is to fill current temporary/part time vacancies in the Sanitary Sewer/Storm Drainage Systems Division.  Candidates selected for hire will be placed in either the UMW Intern or UMW I position based on previous training, certifications, years of experience and ability to meet the minimum qualifications.



Operate a variety of light and moderately heavy construction and maintenance equipment including such pieces as a loader, dump truck, water truck, steel rollers, High Velocity Vacuum Cleaner, mole trencher, and rubber-tired tractor with all attachments in order to perform a variety of routine construction and maintenance operations. Operate fork lift as assigned and trained. Perform general maintenance and repair on storm and wastewater collection facilities including installation, testing, and backfill of service laterals. Within the sewer and stormwater collections division, employees will be expected to use the Closed Circuit Television Truck, sewer cable machine, flush sewer laterals and mains, assist in sewer tap installations, clean storm drain lines and catch basins.  All Utilities Maintenance Worker I/II will operate equipment and vehicles with possession of all necessary licenses and certificates, utilize proper safety precautions related to all performed work and comply with the policies and procedures in the department Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Regular, predictable, consistent and timely attendance is an essential function of the position, in that employee must be present to work on facilities and equipment impacting the public’s health and safety.



Respond to inquires from the general public. Prepare as built sketches, when required to convey information to engineering for graphic documentation. Check water meters for proper operation; troubleshoot registers and repair. Initiate and discontinue water service to customer accounts as directed. Operate telemetering and flow monitoring equipment. Work cooperatively with others. Perform related duties as assigned. Both Assignments will require employees to be “On Call” as needed.



Utilities Maintenance Worker I:

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.  Courses in, or graduation from, the American Public Works Association’s Public Works Institute is desirable

Experience: One (1) year of experience in construction or related field.

License and Certificate:  Requires possession of a California State Drinking Water Operator Certification Program (DWOCP) Grade I Water Distribution Operator (D1) and a Grade I Wastewater Collections System Maintenance certificate issued by California Water Environment Association prior to permanent appointment. A Pipeline Assessment and Certification Program certificate issued by the National Association of Sewer System Companies (NASSCO) is desirable.  Requires possession of a valid California Driver's License. A Class B Driver’s permit and DMV Medical Certification are required within three (3) months of hire. Prior to permanent appointment employee must obtain a valid Class B Driver's License, a Work Zone Safety certification issued by the International Municipal Signal Association, First Aid and CPR certifications, Competent Person certification, and Confined Space certification.



Apply with a City of Woodland application by visiting www.cityofwoodland.org/employment or the Human Resources Office, City Hall, 300 First Street, 2nd Floor, Woodland, CA 95695.  This recruitment is Open Until Filled. Résumés and cover letters are encouraged but will not be accepted in lieu of the application form. Postmarks will not be accepted. 


Review Process:  Based on the information provided in the application documents, the best qualified applicants will be invited for further examination.  All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination.  Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical exam, oral interview or any combination thereof.  If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least seven days prior to the event.



Current Salary:
Utilities Maintenance Worker Intern: $11.00 - $15.00 per hour
Utilities Maintenance Worker I: $18.40 - $23.48 per hour

The pay cycle is monthly.  Payday is the last working day of the month.  With the exception of Workers’ Compensation coverage, no other benefits are provided.  Employees must contribute 1.45% of salary to Medicare and 7.5% to a retirement plan in accordance with Federal Law.

All positions are temporary/part-time, usually offering approximately 25 hours per week Tuesday through Thursday.  All temporary/part-time employees may work no more than 130 hours per month and 960 hours per Fiscal Year.

The City of Woodland hires only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
The City of Woodland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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