Water Systems Technician
The Town of Foxborough is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Water Systems Technician to assist with the daily work of the Water and Sewer Division within the Public Works Department. This is a full time (40 hour/week) position reporting to the Superintendent of Water/Sewer.
Duties include but are not limited to: Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Water Sewer Operations Manager, perform all duties required for proper operation of all town wells, pumping facilities, chemical feed systems as well as any other related equipment used in producing, storing and distributing potable water. Maintain, repair and install water and sewer lines and appurtenances as needed. Perform all duties required for proper operation of sewer collection and pumping stations.. Weekend duty when assigned. Frequent physical effort demanded in lifting heavy objects, installing pipes, walking or climbing over rough terrain and maintaining trenches.
Qualifications and experience: High School Diploma. Must have, at a minimum, a Massachusetts Class 1 Distribution or Class 1 Treatment Drinking Water Supply Operator’s Licenses, or be able to attain within one year of employment. A valid Massachusetts drivers license is required. Strong work ethic and ability to read, interpret and apply data, drawings and instructions for assigned work. Must be on call for any water and sewer emergencies (i.e. snow and ice storms, hurricanes, broken water mains…etc.).
Salary ranges and associated minimum qualifications:
Water Tech II – $21.08 – $27.13 per hour, requires D1 or T1
Water Tech III – $22.82 – $29.38 per hour, requires D2 and T1
Water Tech IV – $23.19 – $29.87 per hour, requires D3 and T1
Water Tech V – $24.72 – $31.83 per hour, requires D3 and T2
Full time, benefit-eligible, union position covered under the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement.
To Apply: Only online applications will be accepted. Submit cover letter, resume and copy of licenses and certifications. Position is open until filled, however review of applications began on December 7, 2018.
Posting Date: January, 31, 2019
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Town of Foxborough accommodates the needs of all physically challenged or disabled people by all reasonable means in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.