Utility Field Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Public Works

POSITION: Utility Field Specialist

The City of Orange City is looking for a motivated individual seeking to enter or progress in the field of Public Water Utilities, as a Utility Field Specialist. While starting in an entry level position, the City of Orange City Utilities Division seeks to develop talented individuals to succeed in the competitive field of water collection and distribution. Candidates in this role can expect to spend their time at work functioning on a team outdoors to install and repair pumps, treatment plants, wells, lift stations, and other equipment associated with Utilities infrastructure. Job functions also require the candidate to respond to water main break, outages, and meter issues to maintain safe drinking water for the citizens of Orange City.

Beyond a rewarding working environment and the opportunity to learn the skills to begin a new career path, the City of Orange City offers competitive salaries based on candidate experience, four weeks paid time off each year, and membership in the Florida Retirement System (FRS). The position covers a wide variety of functionality, including:

  • Maintain pumps, lift stations, backflows, meters, and other equipment
  • Maintain and install water distribution lines
  • Deploy preventative maintenance techniques to prevent public safety concerns
  • Diagnose and resolve water outages Citywide

If this is the career opportunity that you have been looking for and believe you are the right fit for the Orange City team, check out the full position job description below for more details. Applications can be submitted electronically to recruitment@orangecityfl.gov, mailed, or dropped to our Human Resources Office. Applications are available at www.orangecityfl.gov. Resumes may be attached to your application but will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

This position will be posted until filled. All applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by this deadline for consideration. After the posting has closed it may take up to a week for hiring managers to review applications and contact those candidates selected for an interview.

HIRING RANGE:                  $12.57 to $16.24 per hour, depending on qualifications

POSITION SCHEDULE:          Monday – Friday, 7AM – 4PM

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

The City of Orange City is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Individuals selected for employment must first pass a background and driving history check before commencing work with the City of Orange City.

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