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Employer: City of Frontenac
Job Title: Water/Wastewater Laborer
Salary: $0 Hourly

Job Description:






TITLE:    Water and Wastewater Laborer


DEPARTMENT:    Public Works Department


   SALARY RANGE:        $13-15/hour


   SUPERVISION:  Public Works Director; Foreman; Water and Wastewater Operator


JOB SUMMARY:        Under general supervision, perform duties of a Water and Wastewater Laborer, will be required to operate various City equipment, operate, maintain water and wastewater systems and perform various duties as required.







  1. Water Department:
  2. Make water service connections
  3. Repair water leaks
  4. Read water meters and record data
  5. Shut off and turn on water meters
  6. Operate water system and record data
    1. Perform general maintenance on water system
    2. Install water mains
    3. Operate backhoe and track hoe proficiently
  7. Assist other department employees in various job duties
  8. Perform various other duties as assigned



  1. Wastewater Department
  2. Install sewer service connections (tap sewer mains)
  3. Install and repair sewer mains
    1. Maintain sewer mains and manholes
    2. Maintain sewer pump stations
  4. Operate sewer plant, pump stations and record data
  5. Remove and replace sewer pumps
  6. Perform general maintenance on sewer system
  7. Operate track hoe and backhoe proficiently
  8. Assist other department employees in various job duties
  9. Perform other duties as assigned


  1. Equipment
    1. Perform routine maintenance on all equipment and vehicles
    2. Operate backhoe, dump truck, track hoe, tractor, street sweeper, air compressor, asphalt roller, asphalt lay down machine, sewer cleaning machine, mole, lawn mower, weed trimmer, various pumps and other equipment as required and in a safe manner.


  1. Miscellaneous
    1. Employee may be required to check the water and wastewater systems on alternating weekends and be on emergency call twenty-four hours a day for repairs.





  1. Ability to safely and skillfully operate City equipment in the performance of duties.
  2. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  3. Awareness of all safety standards when performing duties.
  4. Ability to perform manual physical labor when necessary.





WORKING CONDITIONS: Working conditions include operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems and street department duties in all types of weather conditions including extreme heat and cold, dry, wet, muddy and dirty areas such as sewer pump stations and manholes. Working conditions may also include working after dark to assist in an emergency, on weekends and holidays.




  1. Graduation from High School or equivalent.
  2. Must have a valid Drivers License.
  3. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  4. Must pass a pre-employment physical.
  5. Must pass a pre-employment drug test.
  6. Employee must have or be willing to obtain a Class 2 Wastewater Operator License or higher.









Vacancy Number: 1

Open Date: 1/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: