Water & Sewer Worker- City of Lewiston

Accepting applicants for WATER & SEWER WORKERS 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 ($17.96/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 II 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 City of Lewiston Employment Application, cover letter and complete resume via email, fax, postal mail or in person directly to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Contact information for email and fax submissions is available at lewistonmaine.gov > Human Resources > Terri-Lynn Bechard


Application deadline is December 8, 2021Only interviewed candidates will be notified. Prospective candidates MUST submit all required documents at time of application. Incomplete position inquiries, including those without accurate contact information, will be rejected.

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