Water & Sewer Worker- City of Lewiston

Accepting applicants for the position of WATER & SEWER WORKER with the City’s Public Works Department. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at www.lewistonmaine.gov.


GENERAL INFORMATION:           Department:    Public Works

Division:          Water & Sewer Division

                                                            Barg. Unit:      AFSCME- Public Works

Status:             Full-Time (40+ hours/week)

Grade:             3 ($17.00/hour)


SUMMARY: Public Works Water and Sewer workers are flexible, motivated laborers that have a direct impact on the overall maintenance of various water and sewer related systems within the City.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must have a High School Diploma, or equivalent. Must have 3+ years experience in construction, maintenance and/or water and sewer infrastructure including training in confined space, trenching and excavation. A valid Class B Maine Driver’s License (Class A license preferred) with the ability to obtain “N” tank vehicle endorsement is required. If not currently licensed as Class B operator, must be able to obtain within first six (6) months of employment.


WORK ACTIVITIES: The Water and Sewer worker will perform a variety of water & sewer-related construction and maintenance duties including, but not limited to: installation and repair of water mains, meters, hydrants, and manholes; drive trucks and operate equipment; install and operate fire hydrants; install emergency traffic control signs; operate sewer flushing and rodding units; perform locates for water and sewer infrastructure; and read, test, check, repair, and install water meters. Must have the ability to obtain State of Maine Water Distribution Class III Operators License. All Water and Sewer Workers must be available for emergency response in all seasons, including after normal working hours for water, sewer and snow removal operations.


Submit application with complete resume directly to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Additional contact information for email submissions is available at www.lewistonmaine.gov > Human Resources.


Application deadline is June 26, 2019.  Only interviewed candidates will be notified.

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