City of Madera
Work Schedule
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
Water System Worker I
$35,194 – $44,921/year
* 2% COLA effective 2023 and 2024 *
* $1,500 lump sum 2023 and 2024 *
* $2,400/year tuition reimbursement for college *

The Water System Worker I is an integral part of the City’s water delivery system, providing our citizens with safe and clean drinking water. Incumbents perform semiskilled and skilled duties in water system repair, maintenance, and installation. Certification from the State of California as a Water Distribution Operator I is required .

Experience/Education: 1 year of full time work experience in the testing, cleaning, maintenance, inspection, repair, installation, replacement, construction, distribution and/or operation of water systems and a high school diploma or equivalent.
Licenses: A valid California Drivers License. Possession of a Grade I Water Distribution Operator Certificate.

Only those applicants who meet the qualification standards of this position by the application filing deadline will be allowed to participate in the examination process. Examination scores determine standing on Civil Service eligibility lists. The City Manager, upon recommendation of the department head, will make the final selection and appointment from the established eligibility list.
The examination process may consist of the following parts: Application Package Review: Qualifying Only; Oral Interview 100% Weight Value. Candidates must earn a score of 70% or higher to be considered for the eligibility list.
Applicants who require special examination accommodations due to a disability should contact the Human Resources Department five (5) business days prior to any scheduled examination at (559) 661-5401.

Apply by 3pm Wednesday, July 20, 2022