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Outside Crew Water Utility Person

Outside Crew Water Utility Person


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The City of Woonsocket, Rhode Island is conducting a search for an Outside Crew Water Utility for the Public Works Department, Water Division.  Under general supervision of the Water Division Superintendent, the person in this position will be responsible for operating and preparing water gate valves and boxes, water mains, hydrants and service line and boxes.  Required to do cement and masonry work as it pertains to water projects, as well as laying and repairing water pipes and service lines as needed.  Must be able to operate power tools for projects, as well as operate light trucks less than 3.5 tons.  A high school diploma, or a GED equivalent, is required.  Must have four (4) years of experience in either skilled or semi-skilled construction, with two (2) of those years in the operation and maintenance practices of a municipal water system.  Must possess a Class 1 Distribution Operator License within one (1) year of employment, and possess a Class B CDL within six (6) months.  City employees who are currently Laborers, Light Equipment Operators or Medium Equipment Operators in the Water Division are considered to possess the appropriate training and experience.

Application Deadline:     Friday, April 16, 2021

Union:                              Local 670

Weekly Rate:                   $703.77 to $763.87 per week     [M52]

Hours of Work:               40 Hours

Examination Date:          Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

                                          Hamlet Middle School (Front Building)

                                          60 Florence Drive, Woonsocket, RI  02895

To Apply:  We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package.  For more information on this position including a full position description and application, please visit the “Employment Opportunities” section on the City of Woonsocket website at  Please forward your completed job application and resume to Nikki Aphonphanh, Personnel Division, City of Woonsocket, 169 Main Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895; you may send your employment information electronically to

About Woonsocket:  Located in Rhode Island’s Blackstone Valley, the City of Woonsocket is a vibrant, urban community and is surrounded by the growing suburban communities of Lincoln, Cumberland and North Smithfield, and boasts a positive business climate where City officials and the business community work together to build a strong economy.  Woonsocket is centrally located in the Boston/Worcester/Providence triangle, and home to CVS Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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