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Utility Maintenance I or II - Sewer

Job Description
The City of Saratoga Springs currently has an opening for Utility Maintenance I or II â  Sewer technician; this is a full time position with the Saratoga Springs Public Works Department of approximately 40 hours per week. This position will works under the direction of the Assistant Public Works Director â  Utilities. The Public Works Department will try to provide the successful applicant with opportunities to grow and progress within the department.
This position is responsible for assisting in the ongoing operation and maintenance of the Cityâ  s sanity sewer system throughout the City. This position also functions as one of the Cityâ  s principal â  on-callâ  employee for after-hours emergencies related to areas of responsibility and snow plowing.
Responsibilities
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
â ¢ Routine Maintenance of the Cityâ  s sewer infrastructure.
â ¢ Jetting of sewer lines.
â ¢ Inspections of manholes.
â ¢ Maintenance of sewer lift stations.
â ¢ General maintenance duties of public facilities as assigned.
â ¢ Assist in snow removal of City streets and facilities and perform maintenance on snow removal equipment.
â ¢ Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
JOB QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES:
Education & Experience:
â ¢ Maintenance I
o A High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
o No experience is required, however preference will be given to applicants with some experience working in water systems, sewer systems, or a related field.
â ¢ Maintenance II
o A High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
o Two (2) years of experience working with public sewer facilities; or an equivalent combination of job-related education and experience.
Certifications Required:
â ¢ Maintenance I (these must be acquired within 12 months of the start of employment)
o A Valid Utah CDL.
o CPR.
o First Aid.
o Backflow 101.
o OSHA Confined Space Certification.
â ¢ Maintenance II
o Backflow 2 (Water).
o Sewer Collections II certification.
o OSHA Trench Safety Training.
o Vactor Truck Operator/Tanker Endorsement.
o Flagger Certification.
o Work Zone Safety Certification.
o Roller/Loader/Back Hoe (Basic Skills) Training.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
â ¢ Demonstrate the ability to follow City policies and procedures.
â ¢ Knowledge of sewer systems and their functions, operations and routine maintenance needs.
â ¢ Knowledge of basic computer operations and applications.
â ¢ Knowledge of correct use of the English language and vocabulary.
â ¢ Ability to direct and work with seasonal sewer employees, as well as work with public works staff.
â ¢ Ability to maintain records and task lists.
â ¢ Ability operate moderate to heavy equipment that is needed to perform maintenance duties.
â ¢ Ability review and interpret basic to moderately difficult building and construction plans for public utility systems.
â ¢ Ability to communicate in a concise and effective manner.
â ¢ Ability to understand and follow oral instructions.
â ¢ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with developers, contractors, citizens, coworkers, and supervisors.
â ¢ Ability to exercise sound and good judgment at all times, but especially in emergency situations.
â ¢ Ability to interact with the public in emotional situations while maintaining professional and polite demeanor.
â ¢ Ability to deal with the public in a pleasant, courteous, and calm manner.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
â ¢ Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
â ¢ The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 80 pounds.
â ¢ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet while in the office and moderately loud when in the field.
â ¢ Work may periodically require the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.
â ¢ The employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions, in wet and/or humid conditions, in high, precarious places, near moving mechanical parts, near fumes, airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals, or near risk of electrical shock and/or vibration.
Additional Information
APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply, please submit a City application form and Resume in person or by mail to the City of Saratoga Springs, Human Resources, 1307 North Commerce Drive, Suite 200, Saratoga Springs, Utah, 84045, or by email to hneibaur@saratogaspringscity.com, or by fax to (801) 766-9794. Applications forms may be obtained on-line at www.saratogaspringscity.com.
SALARY RANGE:
Full wage ranges are as follows, please note hiring will normally occur at the minimum of the range and will not exceed the midpoint:
â ¢ Utility Maintenance I - Minimum - $14.46/hr., Midpoint - $17.22/hr., Maximum - $20.97/hr.
â ¢ Utility Maintenance II - Minimum - $15.66/hr., Midpoint - $19.18/hr., Maximum - $22.70/hr.
BENEFITS:
The City offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, life and long term disability insurance. The City participates in the Utah Public Retirement System (pension). In addition, the City does not participate in Social Security so no Social Security taxes are deducted from your paycheck. In lieu of the Cityâ  s Social Security contributions, the City contributes 6.2% of salary into a 401(k) retirement plan. Other benefits include 120 hours of paid time off (PTO) accrued annually, 40 hours of short-term medical accrued annually, 10 holidays annually, and a flexible work week.
CLOSING DATE:
Open until filled. A first review of applications will be done on or after May 12, 2017 at 5:00pm; anything received after this date is not guaranteed a review or interviews. Send questions to Holly Neibaur at hneibaur@saratogaspringscity.com.

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