Water Crew Member

Job Title

Water Crew Member

Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Performs manual labor of more than ordinary difficulty which often involves the use of acquired skill related to the installation and maintenance of all aspects of water and sewer operations for the service area of the City of Kennett. This position qualifies as safety sensitive under PSC guidelines.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, manager, or Superintendent of Utilities, subject to reasonable accommodations.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RSPONSIBILITIES:

 

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

Prefer experience in the operation of heavy and light machinery relating to the installation, maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines; knowledge of installation of water and sewer lines and common practices, processes, materials and tools used in the repair of the above.  Employee should possess or have the ability and willingness to learn the service area for Kennett and its’ water and sewer system and should have a working knowledge of other utility services and/or metering devices.  Employee must have the ability and willingness to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.  Employee must seek to maintain good public relation practices when working with the public.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND OR WORKING ENVIRONMENTS:

Able to tolerate and work in extreme weather conditions.  Employee must be able to do manual labor (i.e. climbing, heavy lifting).  Employee is subject to being on call twenty-four hours a day in case of emergencies.

 

LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:

 

Residency Policy:

As of May 1, 2022, employees of City Light Gas and Water are required to live within a 10-mile radius, from 303 S. Anthony Street, Kennett, Missouri and are bound to the west by the St. Francis River located approximately 4.4 miles west, and to the east by Little River Floodway Ditch located approximately 3.85 miles east.

All new hires are required to adhere by this policy and must meet the residency requirements within six months of their hire date.

All employees shall have a telephone at their place of residence, landline or cellular service is acceptable. Unlisted telephone numbers will be permitted providing the number be made available to all departments of CLGW. If a cellular service is chosen, signal reliability is required. This is the responsibility of the employee.

General and Administrative employees must have a reliable internet connection furnished in the event remote work is forced. This is the responsibility of the employee.

Any employee violating the residency requirements may be suspended, demoted, or terminated by the Superintendent of Utilities.

 

Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interview, reference checks, and/or job-related tests may be required.  As a condition of employment, the successful applicant will be required to pass a standard physical and drug test.

The duties listed under each job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Basic Qualifications