Employer
City of Ventura
Job Category
Work Schedule
Full-time
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Email
recruitment@cityofventura.ca.gov
Job Description

The City of Ventura Water Department is hiring a Wastewater Collection Utility Worker Trainee/I/II/III.  There is currently one vacancy that the City is looking to fill immediately.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the Wastewater Collections Supervisor, the Wastewater Collection Utility Worker Trainee/I/II/III. performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled heavy manual work, alone or as a member of a crew, in the construction, maintenance and repair and related service activities for wastewater collection systems and sewer lines. 

Distinguishing Characteristics

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker Trainee: This is the entry level class in the flexibly staffed Wastewater Collection Utility Worker series. 

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker I: This is the journey level class in the certified Wastewater Collection Utility Worker series.  Positions in this series are flexibly staffed and are typically filled by advancement from the Wastewater Collection Utility Worker Trainee classification after meeting the wastewater collection system experience requirements and passing the California Water Environmental Association (CWEA) exam for a Grade 1 Wastewater Collection System Maintenance certification.

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker II & III: These are the full journey level classes of the certified Wastewater Collection Utility Worker series in which incumbents work with greater independence performing the full range of skilled maintenance tasks and have authority to make operational decisions in the absence of the lead worker. Positions are flexibly staffed with advancement to this certified level after passing the CWEA exam for the requisite Grade 2 or Grade 3 Wastewater Collection System Maintenance certification and demonstrated proficiency performing the full range of duties within this certified series.

Positions are flexibly staffed with advancement to this certified level after passing the CWEA exam for the requisite Grade 2 or Grade 3 Wastewater Collection System Maintenance certification and demonstrated proficiency performing the full range of duties within this certified series.

Position Qualifications

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker Trainee: A combination of education, training and/or experience equivalent to one year as a Maintenance Worker I (18 months related experience).

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker I: A combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to one year in the maintenance and repair of wastewater collection systems or related work, and possession of a CWEA Collection System Maintenance Grade 1 certificate.

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker II: A combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to two years in the maintenance and repair of wastewater collection systems or the performance of related work, and possession of a CWEA Collection System Maintenance Grade 2 certificate.

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker III:  A combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to three years in the maintenance and repair of wastewater collection systems or the performance of related work, and possession of a CWEA Collection System Maintenance Grade 3 certificate.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATES

License: Possession of a valid California Class C driver license is required. Within 6 months of employment, incumbent is required to obtain and thereafter maintain a valid California Class A driver's license with Standard Transmission and Air Brakes Restriction Tanker Endorsement.

 Certificates:

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker Trainee: Possession of Grade 1 CWEA Collection System Maintenance Certification desired. 

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker I: Possession of Grade 1 CWEA Collection System Maintenance Certification required at time of appointment.

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker II: Possession of Grade 2 CWEA Collection System Maintenance Certification required at time of appointment.

Wastewater Collection Utility Worker III:  Possession of Grade 3 CWEA Collection System Maintenance Certification required at time of appointment.

Salary and Benefits

The City offers a compensation package that includes both a generous salary and excellent benefits! 

SALARY: $26.30 - $39.81 Hourly DOQ

BENEFITS: Refer to the benefits tab on the job posting for specific information on City benefits.

How to Apply

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete an online City Job Application and supplemental questionnaire now!  

The filing deadline is Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 5:30 p.m.

Go to www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs and Apply!  EEO/ADA

salary plus 6 Medical options, CalPers Retirement, Dental, Vision, FSA, 457