Are you a customer service oriented person who enjoys working outside?
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The Water Service Specialist works with a team of skilled representatives dedicated to providing a positive customer service experience and supporting the functions of City of Yakima Utility Divisions. If you are looking for a career that allows you to showcase your customer service skills, and work hands on and learn about the utility industry - then come join our team!
The City of Yakima is a premier employer in the Yakima Valley with extensive opportunities for training and growth. The City offers a competitive benefit package including:
• 3% bilingual/biliterate English/Spanish incentive pay
• Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage including a FREE healthcare clinic!
• WA State PERS pension plan and employer contribution to a 457 deferred compensation plan
• Generous accruals for vacation and sick leave
• Much more!
Under limited supervision, records home and business water service meter reads on a hand-held meter reading device to determine water consumption; performs a variety of duties associated with the water service provided to private homes and businesses.
Any combination of education or experience equivalent to a high school diploma plus one year of water meter reading or mechanical work experience, which would demonstrate the ability to perform the function of the position. Ability to walk for extended periods of time, bend and lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Knowledge of the City of Yakima and surrounding area and the City of Yakima water system is desirable.
Bilingual/Biliterate English/Spanish proficiency is preferred.
Must possess and maintain a valid WA Driver's License.
View a complete job description and apply online at www.yakimawa.gov
Closes 12/6/19 EOE