Water Distribution Operator/Trainee

City of Danville | Danville, KY

Date Posted: 7/31/2020 1:54:30 PM


City of Danville, Kentucky Water Distribution Operator/Trainee THE CITY OF DANVILLE: The City of Danville is located 35 miles southwest of Lexington, and is a thriving community with a population of 17,000. The City has a highly efficient infrastructure, water treatment and wastewater facilities, police and fire services, quality school system, and a highly educated workforce. Danville is the home of Centre College, which is among the most prestigious small liberal arts colleges in America. The City of Danville is also the business hub to a 5 county, 100,000 + region. POSITION SUMMARY: This is a non-supervisory, entry level position that will work with the citizens of Danville that provides operation and maintenance to the City Utility system within the area of their certifications and qualifications. This is a labor intensive position that will work with minimal direct supervision. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBLITIES: • Required to repair, maintain, clean, mow, and keep equipment, pipes, tanks, grounds, and systems operating and clean. • Ability to drive trucks, both small and large. • Responsible for handling customer questions and complaints. • Ability to operate heavy equipment upon completion of necessary training. • Responsible for cleaning of vehicles and equipment. • Must be able to work outside under all types of weather conditions. • Ability to perform heavy manual labor for long periods of time. • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, coworkers, water customers, and the general public. • Must be have ability to climb into deep and confined spaces. • Ability to climb up and down ladders, and over rough and irregular ground surfaces. • Must be able to work schedule and unscheduled hours as job duties demand. • Must have ability to understand mathematical formulas, and the capability to utilize the application of such formulas. • Performs other job duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: • HS Diploma or GED. • Must have valid and current drivers license. • Prior water distribution experience is desired, but not required. • KY Water Distribution License Level I, II, III, or IV is preferred, but not mandatory. • Working knowledge of tools and machinery operation and maintenance is a plus. • Prior experience with the operation of light and heavy duty trucks is desired, but not required. CERTIFICATIONS: • Must have ability to study for, and obtain KY state certified Water Distribution Operator License for levels I, II, III, and IV. • Special consideration will be given to applicants that currently hold a KY Water Distribution Operator License. COMPENSATION: The beginning salary for this position will be based on a combination of education, experience, and certifications. BENEFITS: • 100% Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance • Company Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance • 100% Paid Life Insurance • Vacation Pay • Sick Pay • Holiday Pay • Educational Assistance • KY CERS Non-Hazardous Duty Retirement

Salary Information: Compensation will be based on a combination of experience, education, and certifications.
Application Deadline: 09/30/2020

Application Process: The position will remain open until filled with the most qualified candidate. To be considered for this position please e-mail a completed application to Human Resources at rboyd@danvilleky.gov. Applications can also be mailed or dropped off at the following address: Danville City Hall, 445 West Main St., Danville, KY 40422. For more information about this position and/or the recruitment and hiring process you may contact Human Resources at 859-936-6866. A detailed job description is available upon request. The City of Danville provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other trait or characteristic protect by federal, state, and local laws.

Randy Boyd
Human Resources Director
445 West Main St
Danviille, KY 40422

Phone: 8599366866
Fax: 8599361302
E-mail: rboyd@danvilleky.gov

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