• City of Bellevue
  • $60,236.67 -140,250.00/year*
  • Bellevue, WA
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Full-Time
  • 14204 SE 51st St

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Job Summary

Bellevue Utilities is a future-focused, agile, and knowledgeable organization providing valued, sustainable services to the community, for current and future generations. Our Mission is to actively support public health and safety, quality neighborhoods, a healthy and sustainable environment and economy by effectively managing drinking water.

We are looking for a Limited Term Drinking Water Maintenance Worker. You'll perform a wide variety of water maintenance-related tasks, primarily in a training capacity. Tasks include the repair and maintenance of equipment, facilities, utility lines, etc. Work is often strenuous and repetitive and is performed on the basis of clear instruction or direct supervision.

At the City of Bellevue you'll be part of a team committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest and being a part of the community vision. Our people bring unique skills and qualities to the table, embrace the values of honesty, accountability and commitment to service, and take pride in the work they do. You'll work in an environment where being innovative, collaborative, and future focused are the status quo. Bellevue welcomes the world. Our diversity is our strength. It's what makes The City of Bellevue an exciting place to work, live, and explore.

This position is a limited term position that will last to the end of 2020.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Drive a city vehicle in all areas of the City.
  • Short duration stops in traffic.
  • Performs condition assessment of fire hydrants and valves.
  • Exercise fire hydrants and water valves.
  • Assist field crews with clean up post water main and service line breaks.
  • Perform Flagging and traffic control.
  • Performs maintenance to utility equipment and defective meters and meter boxes.
  • Use an iPAD to track and document field inspections.
  • Work outside in all types of inclement weather.
  • Be available to come in 24/7to assist others during emergencies.
  • Qualifications
  • Basic mechanic skills/knowledge.
  • Knowledge/experience in construction.
  • Excellent customer service experience with the general public.
  • Basic computer and keyboard skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively on teams.
  • General knowledge and ability to interpret maps, drawings, and records.
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety procedures, work rules and guidelines.
  • Possess excellent verbal, listening and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime (including nights and weekends).
  • Required to respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
  • Must possess a valid Washington State Driver's license by date of hire. Must have and maintain a good driving record by City Standards.
  • Selected candidate must pass a pre-employment flexibility test and physical capacity test, we do this during the final interview process.
  • Selected candidate must pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Other
  • Must be able to lift up to 90 lbs. and engage in considerable pulling, pushing and climbing.
  • Work is done mostly outdoors in all types of weather conditions. Common hazards include traffic, underground lines, chemicals and equipment.
  • Individuals must have adequate hearing and visual acuity to successfully perform the essential job functions and requirements of the position.
  • Individuals must be able to hear, speak and understand verbal communication and other outside sound sources. Vision abilities include close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • This is a represented position.
  • Required to respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
  • Must have and maintain a good driving record by City standards.
  • Limited Term Employee
    This position is identified as a limited term, the following definition applies: Hired for no more than three years. Employment status is exactly the same as regular employees and receives all the same benefits with three exceptions:
  • Position is at-will for the duration of the limited term assignment
  • Has a specific end date in which their employment with the City will terminate.
  • Ineligible for any form of layoff benefits and/or severance at termination.
  • Additional Information
    Questions or issues regarding the on-line application process in NEOGOV should be directed to 855-###-####.
    For further information about the job requirements please contact Kipp Fockler at 425.###.####.

    The City of Bellevue supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status. Persons needing assistance in the application process may call the Human Resources Office, at 425-###-####.

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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