Water Systems Operator I

Employment Opportunities,
Farmington City Corp.
Water Systems Operator 1
$19.71 - $28.56
Upon Hire
Are you ready to make an impact on your community? Everyone likes to help people – and we are going to pay you for doing just that! We value diversity – in backgrounds and in experiences and we need people from all swaths of life to help build the future of Farmington. Farmington City is a fastgrowing community with great family values, committed government employees. We strive to preserve and create excellence. 
Farmington City Public Works
720 W. 100 N.
Farmington, Utah  84025
To be considered you will need:
  • A valid Utah Driver’s License
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A Utah Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within one (1) year of hire date
  • A Water Distribution Operator Level 4 Certification
  • One (1) year of construction, maintenance or repair of water distribution systems experience.
You'll be a great fit if:
  • You help promote and follow our mission statement, values and expectations
  • You can help promote a positive attitude among department personnel and other contacts
  • You can assist in maintaining, constructing, and installing main lines, service lines, fire hydrants, meters, wells, valves, pressure regulators, pump stations, tanks, etc
  • You can operate various types of heavy, light, and complex equipment used in maintenance and construction of culinary water systems (i.e. ten-wheeler trucks, backhoes, excavators, high pressure machines, pipe threaders, hand tools, etc.)
  • You can assist in monitoring city water well storage levels; assuring adequate water supply
  • You can assist in work zone safety procedures; flag on-coming vehicles to protect the public and workers; set up warning signs and signalization equipment
  • You can repair and install surface features damaged during system maintenance including landscaping, sprinklers, asphalt, concrete, etc
  • You can respond to customer inquiries, requests and complaints regarding maintenance, leaks, and flooding involving the City’s drinking water systems and other related matters
  • You can utilize maps and records during emergency situations
  • You can conduct water sampling and monitor chlorine and fluoride levels
  • You can re-read residential and commercial water meters as needed to monitor customer water usage and perform repairs when needed
  • You have knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • You have knowledge of blueprints and ability to perform basic mathematical computations
  • You can communicate effectively both orally and in writing; follow written and verbal instructions; establish effective working relationships with employees and the public. 
What you will get:
  • Full benefits; medical, dental, vision, 401k match
  • Vacation
  • Sick
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Comp Time
  • Health Deductible Reimbursement (1/2)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance Policies with AD&D (Employer Paid)
  • Spouse and Child Life (Employer Paid)
  • Short & Long-Term Disability (Employer Paid)
  • Utah Retirement Contributions x Employee Assistance Program

Wellness Benefit **If an employee opts out of Medical and/or Dental Insurance, the City will put the single rate amount into a 401K for employee. 

The "Elbow Grease" of the job:
  • You will frequently be walking, bending, climbing and lifting (up to 100 pounds)
  • You will have frequent stooping and/or kneeling
  • You will be required to be on-call on a rotating basis and for emergency situations (staying within a reasonable response time and answering phone)
The Environment and Company Culture:
  • Frequent exposure to unpleasant or hazardous working conditions caused by water, noise, dust, heavy equipment, toxic fumes, traffic, heights, and high voltage equipment
  • Frequent work in manholes and trenches
  • Regular attendance, some weekend, holiday and evening work are necessary
  • We care about each other, ourselves and the community in which we serve
  • We are a fun, collaborative group that rallies around our dedication to this great community in which we work
  • We aspire to greatness, while we also raise one another up
  • We promise to support you, give you meaningful challenges, and make your time with us worthwhile
How/Where to Apply
Apply online at the link below