Water Distribution Utility Worker I-III

Canby Utility
1265 SE Third Avenue, Canby, OR 97013, Canby, Oregon
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Canby Utility has two openings for water utility workers to complement its distribution crew. These individuals will perform work in construction, maintenance, operation, inspections, and repairs of our water distribution system. This position can be physically demanding. We are accepting applications for all distribution certification levels 1 -3.

Examples of Qualifications:

Utility Worker I position is an entry-level water worker position that requires a Water Distribution (WD) Level 1 Certification within 18 months of hire, a valid Oregon Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), or the ability to self-obtain one within six months of hire and the CDL permit within six weeks (may be extended due to new CDL rules), and any combination of education and experience required of a Level 1 certification. Previous experience in construction, maintenance, and repair of underground utility infrastructure is preferred; however, on-the-job training is provided.

Utility Worker II is a mid-level water worker position that requires a WD Level 2 Certification upon hire, Cross Connection Specialist Certification within six months of hire, competent person trained, and heavy equipment experience, in addition to the requirements of a Utility Worker I.

Utility Worker III is an advanced-level water worker position that requires a WD Level 3 certification upon hire, meets Utility Worker I and II requirements, and can direct the work of other crew members effectively.

Canby Utility offers an excellent schedule and benefits package. Canby Utility’s operations are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for the employee and family (95% of premiums paid) Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) employer with the employee’s 6% contribution paid for by the utility. Monthly contributions to the employee’s HRA-VEBA account for medical-related expenses, a voluntary 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plan, an Employee Assistance Program, and additional voluntary supplemental benefit options. Canby Utility offers 9 paid or bank holidays (Saturday provision for banking holidays under the 4/10 workweek schedule). Paid sick leave consists of 12 days per year, or one day per month, after 90 days of employment. One week of vacation at six months and another week at one year. Benefits are outlined in the Canby Utility collective bargaining agreement with IBEW Local 125.

Applications and a complete job description can be downloaded from our website at www.canbyutility.org or at our office at 1265 SE 3rd Ave., Canby, Oregon. For more information or to obtain an application by mail, email or fax, call Barbara Benson at 503-266-1156 ext. 312. Pre-employment physical, driving history, drug test, and background checks are required after receiving a conditional job offer. Canby Utility is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will accept applications by email; however, we cannot guarantee they were received. Please fax (503) 263-6597, mail, or bring your signed application materials to our office. Positions are open until filled.