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Water Department Equipment Operator

Water Department Equipment Operator


Personnel Division


Water Department Equipment Operator

Employment Advertisement

The City of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Public Works Department, Water Division, is conducting a search for Water Department Equipment Operator.  Working under the direction of the Water Division Superintendent, the individual in this position will be responsible for operating and repairing treatment plant equipment, as well as assisting the Plant Equipment Mechanic, as needed.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  operating and maintaining trucks and treatment plant equipment, and assisting in the operation of the treatment plant.  A high school diploma, or a GED equivalent, is required.  One (1) year of experience of truck driving, and two (2) of experience of mechanical skill.  Must possess a Class 1 Distribution Operator License within one (1) year of employment.

Application deadline:   Friday, December 10, 2021

Union:   Local 670

Weekly Rate:   $843.23 to $912.50 per week    [M67]

Hours of Work:   40-Hours

Examination Date:   To Be Determined

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  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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