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Lead Water Services Technician

Date Posted
Employer Name
City of Buena Park
Sector Name
Local Government
Buena Park
Career Level



SALARY: $4,071-5,153 per month

FILING DEADLINE:  Thursday, September 12, 2013, by 5:30 p.m.

The City of Buena Park is recruiting for highly motivated professionals with exceptional technical, problem solving, leadership, and interpersonal skills to join our Public Works Team - Utilities Division and invites your interest in the position of Lead Water Services Technician.


Under general supervision, the Lead Water Services Technician leads, coordinates and performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, customer service, and repair assignments involving the city’s water services; leads, trains, and checks the work of assigned employees and completes a variety of reports and special projects; and does related work as required.


The ideal candidate will have knowledge of State and federal laws and local health and safety regulations regarding the production, treatment, storage and transmission of potable water, including the Safe Drinking Water Act and relevant Environmental Protection Act and U.S. Public Health Regulations; safety regulations associated with water treatment plant operations and the proper use of chemicals and other substances; construction and repair methods and techniques; water production and distribution methods, and water wells and pumping facilities and equipment; proper use of electrical and electronic monitoring equipment; safety standards and practices; effective customer service techniques; effective leadership techniques; water quality testing procedures.


REQUIRES High School graduation or G.E.D. equivalent, preferably supplemented by coursework and vocational training and certification in water production, distribution, and maintenance practices, including training in leadership techniques and customer service practices AND four years of experience involving water production, distribution, maintenance, and customer service is required, preferably including work in a lead role involving the operation of water treatment or water distribution facility. 


Current Water Distribution Operator D-3 Certificate is required. A valid Class B California driver license, acceptable driving record, and evidence of insurance are required within one year of appointment.  Depending upon assignment, a valid Class A California driver license, Medical certification and Water Tanker endorsement may be required.  American Water Works Association (AWWA) or University of Southern California (USC) certification as a Cross Connection Control Specialist or a Cross Connection Control Tester is desirable. 

This position may be required to work different shifts and respond to emergency calls during non-regularly scheduled work hours, including nights and weekends.

APPLY IMMEDIATELY. For an application or more information, contact the Human Resources Department's Job Hotline at (714) 562-3515. You may also obtain information and apply online by visiting: http://www.buenapark.com/hr

Applications will be accepted by the Human Resources Department until Thursday, September 12, 2013, by 5:30 p.m. All applications will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate in the selection process. AA/EOE

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