Water Service Worker

Notice of Job Opening


Date: February 17, 2020

Department: Water Division


Employees in this position perform repair and maintenance functions in the water distribution system. Independent judgment is used when working alone and when on-call after normal working hours. Position reports to the Water Superintendent or his designee.

Examples of Work

  • Required to be on-call after normal working hours as needed
  • Locates and repairs leaks in taps and meters
  • Identifies and corrects stopped (zero consumption) meters
  • Performs meter change outs and calibrations
  • Flushes and repairs hydrants
  • Maintains meter, service, and main information as directed by supervisor
  • Responds to customer complaints; informs customers of corrective measures
  • Performs utility “locates” as required
  • Regularly cleans tools, vehicles, and utility service center

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform difficult physical tasks in adverse weather conditions
  • Knowledge of basic water distribution repair and maintenance techniques
  • Skill in using a wide variety of water distribution tools and equipment
  • Skill in performing water taps
  • Ability to make independent decisions
  • Ability to be on call after normal working hours
  • Skill in the installation and testing of metering equipment
  • Ability to read and write effectively
  • Ability to communicate with customers in a professional manner
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Necessary Training & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Possess a valid Georgia CDL
  • Georgia water distribution certification or ability to obtain within 12 months

General Online Application

If you have any additional questions please email or call Human Resources: +706 883 2037, hr@lagrangega.org