City of Odessa
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • $2,371 Per Month
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Retirement


PLEASE NOTE: It is important that your application show all the relevant education you possess, list all employment for the past ten years, explain any break of employment over 30 days, and include three references.

Double Check your Application, incomplete applications will be rejected.  All communication will be done via email, we suggest you monitor your email for any correspondence.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETED APPLICATIONS.

All applications will be screened for eligibility using the essential qualifications, experience and skills outlined in the Job Specification.  Only those applicants who possess the required essential criteria will be progressed to the next stage of the selection process.

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WATER METER READER

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

SUMMARY: Under basic supervision, reads and records water usage rate, and verifies meter functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Reads residential and commercial water meters on an assigned route; records water consumption data using a hand-held field computer; verifies that meters are registering properly, and checks meter readings.
• Reports outages, leaks, hazards, and unusual or suspicious meter conditions to a supervisor; disconnects meters as directed; performs minor repairs within scope of authority and training.
• Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School diploma or GED equivalent.

Knowledge of:
• City geography, traffic patterns, streets, landmarks, and building locations
• Safe work practices, occupational hazards, and safety precautions.

Skill in:
• Operating and maintaining tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner.
• Following and maintaining safety standards.
• Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures.
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.


License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver's License is required.

Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed outdoors; constant physical effort is required to walk assigned routes.

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