Position Filled. Utility Worker l

Posted by City Hall on Jul 17, 2023

This position has been filled.

The City of Vernonia is hiring for a Utility Worker l. This is a Full Time, non-exempt position. Position will include all duties necessary to maintain the City’s water treatment and distribution systems, sewer treatment and collection systems, storm water management and streets maintenance, also various duties necessary to maintain City property. The position requires a basic knowledge of the methods and techniques of general construction, maintenance and repair related to a municipal Public Works Department.

Location/Department: Vernonia Public Works

Salary Range:  $37,440 – $41,600 ($18/hr – $20/hr) Depending on experience and qualifications.

Benefits: Health Insurance, PERS, Paid Holidays, PTO, Paid Sick Time, and Paid Training.

Minimum qualifications:

This position requires Class l Certification in:

Water Treatment or Distribution

Wastewater Treatment or Collections

Or the ability to obtain within two years of hire.

Preferred qualifications:

Any of the following:

Class ll Water or Wastewater Certifications

Backflow Assembly Tester or Cross Connection Specialist

Oregon Pesticide Applicators License

Class B Commercial Driver’s License

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong work ethic in both a team setting as well as independently. Candidates should be dependable, attentive to detail, and able to work well with the public. This position requires an attitude agreeable to outdoor working environments and in all weather conditions.

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Interested applicants should forward application, cover letter & resume to:

Angie Handegard at City Hall or  financial@vernonia-or.gov

Application Deadline: Open until filled.