Water Distribution Utility Worker II

Serving a population of approximately 17,270 with 5,000 meters, we are recruiting for a water utility worker position to complement its distribution crew.  This individual will perform work in construction, maintenance, operation, inspections and repairs of our water distribution system.  This position is physically demanding.

Job skills and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the ability to and knowledge of installing, replacing, repairing and maintaining water mains, valves, meters and hydrants; operation of dump trucks, jack hammers, backhoes, trenchers and other industry related tools and equipment essential to the work.


The position requires a Class A CDL or the ability to self-achieve within six months of hire. Desirable qualifications include: Oregon WD Certification level II, Cross Connection Certification, fork lift, construction experience, heavy equipment operation, and competent person certification and flagger certifications. This position requires the ability to respond to after-hours emergencies in approximately 30 minutes. The response time requirement must be obtained within 1 year from hire date.


For more information or to obtain an application by mail, email or fax, call 503-266-1156. Canby Utility is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Water Distribution Utility Worker I Job Description
Water Distribution Utility Worker (information)

Note: If you need an accommodation under the American's with Disabilities Act during the application and/or interview process, please contact Barbara Benson at 503-266-1156 Ext 323. Additional information including the employee handbook and collective bargaining agreements can be found on the website - See "Misc" and click on Employee Resources.

Canby Utility offers an excellent benefit package, including 6% employee portion paid into Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP), 93% medical, dental and vision premiums paid for employee and family, employer contributions into a VEBA account, life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and 401k and 457 deferred compensation plans. This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union (IBEW Local 125).

See below for Veterans' Preference.

We've got good energy!
What motivates our team? That's easy. It's knowing that our customers count on us to ensure instant access to electricity and water in our city, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This is our core commitment as a reliable utility provider. But we also recognize that truly coming through for our customers is about much more.

It’s about knowing our customers’ needs and helping them find the smartest solutions for lowering their utility use and reducing costs. It’s about being environmentally responsible and making clean energy choices that are right today and offer answers to tomorrow’s challenges. It’s about giving back to our community to keep Canby healthy and strong, especially in times of need.
Delivering on these promises takes vision, discipline, tenacity, skill, dedication and teamwork from INCREDIBLY TALENTED PEOPLE.

That's what we are all about at Canby Utility.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. Offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug test, having a satisfactory motor vehicle driving history and criminal background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Canby Utility is drug-free workplace.

Veterans' Preference

Canby Utility provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230, and 408.235; OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015.

Qualifying and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting a completed Veteran's Preference Form (see below), as well as submitting a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension to your application. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veteran's disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.

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Job Details

Job ID
Current Openings
$22.41 – $27.85/Hour DOQ
June 15, 2018
March 26, 2018