Job Description

  Looking for a Summer job with great views and a purpose? Eagle River  Water and Sanitation District is currently seeking Seasonal Systems  Maintenance Workers to support the Field Operations department in Summer  operations. This role will support the goals of the Field Operations  Department, which maintains and enhances the safety and well-being of the  community by providing exceptional water and wastewater service, and  maintaining the District’s extensive network of underground assets. The  department continuously strives to meet the needs of the community by  constantly focusing on customer service, efficient and effective  utilization of resources, safety, innovation, and teamwork.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who would like to gain some  exposure to our industry and to work outdoors in a role that provides a  service for our community. Other benefits include paid holidays and  opportunities for training.
  The regular schedule for this position will be 7:00am-3:30pm Monday-Friday  but may work weekends or holidays as required. This position will work up  to 1000 hours for the season and will be based out of the Avon Wastewater  Treatment Facility. The preferred start date for this role is the end of April.

What you'll do:
  • Assist in performing or perform repairs to fire hydrants, water mains,  water valves, PRV's, sewer lines, sewer manholes, lift stations and helping  other departments as needed.
  • Perform repairs on equipment used by maintenance department.
  • Operate power and hand tools in assisting with main repairs and system  maintenance.
  • Complete work orders daily and work order requests for jobs.
  • Conduct general maintenance and painting.
  • Perform traffic control on job sites.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and weekends.
  • Follow all District safety and security policies and wear  Personal Protective Equipment as required by the job duties
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals,  professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from  groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions,  percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of  basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid  conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical  instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract  and concrete variables.
  • Proven customer service skills and the ability to work productively with  minimal direct supervision.
  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal) are essential.  This position works closely with consumers, contractors, developers and  other District Departments.
  • Ability to use office equipment such as phone systems, copier, and fax  machine, and radio system. The ability to work as a member of a team is a  must. Computer proficiency.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver's license and be insurable under  District's standards.

  Physical Requirements 
  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must  be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of  this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with  disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the  duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to  finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

  Work Environment 
  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of  those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of  this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with  disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the  duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather  conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts  and confined spaces. The noise level in the work environment is usually  moderate to loud.

Starting pay for this role is $15/hour.

All applicants must apply online to be considered. All employees must be insurable under District standards, submit to a pre-employment drug screen and extensive background check. 

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Application Instructions

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