Water And Wastewater Maintenance Helper

Village of Saranac Lake, Department of Public Works

Title:                                      Water and Wastewater Maintenance Helper

Department:                        Department of Public Works (DPW)

Location:                              Village of Saranac Lake

Jurisdictional Class:         Non-Competitive Class Appointment

Full Time:                             40 hours per week

Application deadline:       Until position is filled

Hourly Rate:                       $17.38/Hour

Residency:                           Residency is waived


 

Distinguishing Features of the Class:

These duties involve working with water and wastewater lines.  The work is performed under the direction of high-ranking department employees who provide training and guidance. Does related work as required.

 

 

 

Typical Work Activities:

 

  1. Learns and assists in the cleaning of wastewater lines and the general maintenance and surveillance of water lines;
  2. Assists in the replacement of broken water and wastewater lines;
  3. Answer calls from individuals and determines if necessary work is a responsibility of individual property owners or the municipality;
  4. Learns the maintenance and operation of water and wastewater treatment and/or pumping stations and assists in this work;
  5. May be assigned to assist in the wastewater treatment plant;
  6. May perform custodial duties in connection with maintenance of buildings and grounds.

 

 

 

Full Performance, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics:

  1. Ability to learn the practices, problems and safety precautions used in the maintenance and repair of water and wastewater lines;
  2. Working knowledge of tools and equipment used in maintaining water distribution and wastewater collection systems;
  3. Ability to perform heavy manual work for extended periods;
  4. Willingness to work under adverse weather conditions;
  5. Willingness to work unusual hours;
  6. Dependability.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Six months of experience as a plumber’s helper or in the maintenance of water or wastewater lines.

 

Special Requirements:

Must have valid New York State Driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle upon application.

 

 

Generous benefits package including NYS Retirement System

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

  1. Please send a resume and application with references to:

            Village of Saranac Lake

            Attn: Payroll Department

            39 Main St., Suite 9

            Saranac Lake, NY 12983

  1. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
  2. The Village will contact prospective applicants to schedule interviews; please do not call the office directly.

 

 

Date Posted: 07-22-2021

Expire Date: Open until filled

Contact Name: Lidia O'Kelly, Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

Contact Email: payroll@saranaclakeny.gov