City of Lincoln Job Description

JOB TITLE: Water Maintenance Worker
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SUMMARY: Maintain the City of Lincoln water and sewer system by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps and valves to insure the uninterrupted flow of water and sewer lines.
  • Tests water samples to locate water or sewer leaks.
  • Take meter readings and input into handheld meter reading unit.
  • Install and repair water and sewer lines as necessary ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Handle customer inquiries and complaints in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Perform routine maintenance on vehicles, motors, pumps and other equipment.
  • Routine housekeeping, such as:  scrubbing, sweeping, mopping floors, walls, cabinets, windows and counter tops.
  • Make water and sewer taps.
  • Operate various pieces of water department equipment:  backhoe, pressure washer, street saw, pipe locating devices, etc.
  • Replace and repair water meters.
  • Install and repair fire hydrants.
  • Cut brush, perform pick and shovel work when necessary, painting, unloading 100 pound bags of chemicals for water/wastewater treatment plants and other physical tasks as necessary.
  • Be available to work overtime and weekends as necessary.  Also be on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week for emergency situations.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES (Received and Exercised): This position has no supervisory responsibility.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid Arkansas Driver License.  Must also obtain an Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Water Distribution II license and an Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Class II Wastewater license.

Please call Belinda Beasley at 479-4274 Ext. 2 or visit www.lincolnarkansas.com for an application.

Employment Application

The City of Lincoln is an Equal Opportunity Employer