(City of Pocatello Press Release, September 14, 2020)

The City of Pocatello is seeking an equipment operator in the City’s Water Department.

According to the job posting, “The Equipment Operator is a journey level position operating light and medium equipment and performing maintenance duties for the Water Department.

In the Water Department, the job requires knowledge of the methods of water distribution repair and installation of water mains, services, valves, hydrants, meters and storm/Sewer related infrastructure, operations of power tools and light and medium equipment such as dump trucks with trailers, backhoes, compactors, power brooms, snow plowing equipment and loaders.  The job requires Class I Drinking Water Distribution Operator certification.

The job requires the ability to maintain a collaborative and cooperative working relationship with elected and appointed officials, other City employees, other organizations, and the general public.

The work environment is a public street environment that may include exposure to adverse weather conditions, trench excavation, traffic hazards, moving vehicles and heavy equipment at the job site, and hazards involving the use of power tools and equipment. The noise level is generally moderate but with occasional exposure to noisy and/or loud equipment.

The job is an on-call position, responding to emergency situations.  Employees designated as immediate response personnel must live 12.5 odometer miles from their usual daily work site and must be able to be at the job site in thirty (30) minutes or less.”

The position pays $18.69 – $20.15 per hour.

Other positions are available with the City of Pocatello.  To view this or other open positions or to apply, visit:  https://pocatello.us/546/Employment-Opportunities



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