Part-Time Laborer - Water Quality

Position Type: Part-Time

Salary Range: $10.25 Hourly

Location: Wastewater Treatment Plant, Fishers, Indiana

Position Description

Water is life. It is also a powerful force that if not managed effectively can sink a community. That is why employees in the Water Quality Division are vitally important to the city and its citizens. The Part-time Laborer position is part of a dedicated team that performs manual work maintaining city sanitary sewer collection systems and stormwater drainage systems. Projects of the division include: street cleaning, asphalt and concrete work, sewer repair and maintenance, easement and right of way clearing, along with snow removal with other Public Works divisions. Equipment used includes vactor truck, sewer jet cleaner, street sweeper, jackhammers, rollers, saws, back-hoes, dump trucks, etc.

Examples of Duties

  • Perform curb and inlet repairs
  • Assist with visual inspections
  • Clean sewers using a sewer jet machine
  • Sweep streets
  • Raise manhole covers in the event they are buried or below ground level
  • Perform sewer line repairs
  • Trim trees and bushes along sewer easements and right of ways
  • Assist with snow removal from City streets
  • Assist Public Works Department as necessary
  • Clean shop and equipment as necessary

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent; Possess a valid drivers license; ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs; Working knowledge of light to heavy duty vehicles and equipment (trucks, tractors, small machines, etc); Ability to climb ladders and maintain balance; Ability to interact and communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with a variety of people; Able to handle several projects at the same time; Experience in wastewater treatment, storm-water management, or related field preferred.

Supplemental Information

Approximately 25-29 hours per week. Regular work hours are Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., however position requires availability to work outside of normal business hours when necessary.

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