• Water Service Worker

    City of Cartersville
    Job Description

    DEPARTMENT:  Water, City of Cartersville

    JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for assisting in installing, repairing, and maintaining water and sewer lines and mains.


    • Assists in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water and sewer lines and mains.
    • Makes water and sewer taps.
    • Operates a sewer rodding machine.
    • Changes and sets meters and meter boxes.
    • Flags traffic.
    • Performs routine maintenance on equipment and vehicles.
    • Levels manholes and valves.
    • Installs and maintains fire hydrants.
    • Repairs lawns after service has been repaired and/or restored.
    • Answers emergency calls; assists in emergency repairs as required.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.


    • Knowledge of policies and procedures pertaining to the installation, maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines and mains.
    • Knowledge of the methods and practices of installing, maintaining, and repairing water and sewer lines and mains.
    • Skill in the use of such tools as wrenches, pumps, shovels, picks, boring machine, and metal detector.
    • Skill in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water and sewer lines and mains.
    • Skill in operating equipment such as a jackhammer, sewer rodder, and tapping machine.
    • Skill in oral and written communication.


    • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
    • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

    Interested in applying? Please submit online here:
    Or you may submit a letter of interest and resume/application to Human Resources to HR@cityofcartersville.org or in person at 1 N. Erwin St. Cartersville, GA 30120. Please direct any questions to Human Resources 770-387-5685.

    The City of Cartersville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected status.

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