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 Subject : City of Dubuque - Water Distribution Maintenance Worker (part time).. 04/08/2022 10:36:58 AM 
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Employer Name: City of Dubuque
Position/Title: Water Distribution Maintenance Worker (part time)
Job Location: Dubuque, IA
Recruitment Closing Date: 4/18/2022


The Dubuque Water Department is dedicated to producing and delivering drinking water that is in compliance with all state and federal drinking water standards. We continually strive to adopt new and better methods of delivering the best quality drinking water. The City of Dubuque’s distribution system is composed of 330.4 miles of water mains ranging from 4-inch to 30-inch diameter, 8,008 control valves, and 2,606 fire hydrants throughout the city. It is our goal to operate and maintain a water distribution system consistent with established procedures recognized by the American Water Works Association for efficient management practices. We invite applications for a part-time Water Distribution Maintenance Worker for performing and leading a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in heavy equipment operations, construction, maintenance, inspection, testing, repair and installation of water mains, service lines, fire hydrants, valves and meters in both the water distribution system and in the implementation of the backflow prevention program. At least three consecutive years’ experience in the maintenance or operation of a water or plumbing system or in a related construction field; a minimum of 385 hours’ experience in the operation of heavy construction equipment; and possession of or ability to obtain Class ‘A’ CDL with air-brake, tanker and combination endorsements are required. State of Iowa Department of Health certification in testing and repairing backflow prevention devices, Respirator Use in Confined Spaces Certification, Trenching/Shoring Certification, State of Iowa Department of Natural Resources Grade II Water Distribution Operator License, and Forklift Operator Certification will be preferred but can be obtained after hire. We offer an hourly wage range of $23.27 - $26.02. To learn more and apply, please visit: to submit your qualifications for consideration by the April 18, 2022, deadline. Questions regarding the position or recruitment process may be directed to the Human Resources Department via email at [email protected]. EOE

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