Water Operator II

City Of Wentzville   Wentzville, MO   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on March 2, 2023
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Water Operator II

Starting pay rate: $26.98/hr


The City of Wentzville:

The City offers excellent benefits, including health, vision, dental, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, a retirement pension, 13 holidays, two floating holidays, vacation time, sick time, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance, a discounted recreation center membership and more!

Position Summary:

The Water Operator II position will perform routine maintenance and repairs to the City's water distribution system in order to ensure efficient daily operations. This position's typical duties include: handling emergency main break leaks and repairs; repairing failed distribution infrastructure and inspecting and repairing adjacent segments; completing service inspections and maintenance; inspecting new service installs; ensuring compliance with DNR regulations and city standards; performing locates to protect utilities and to provide help/information for customers, read meters once a month and perform re-reads to ensure accuracy of water usage, Handle customer concerns and complaints and resolve any possible problems. Water Operator II will also be a part of an on-call rotation requiring a response time of 30 minutes or less.


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year of related utilities experience required.
  • Valid Class B CDL with airbrakes and tanker endorsement within 120 days of employment required. A valid drivers license is required upon hire.
  • Certification Water Distribution DS-II testing within 120 days of employment required.
  • Electrofusion LDC Certification desired.
  • High school diploma or equivalent desired.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of HDPE pipes and fittings.
  • Proficiency in use of basic business software (word processing, spreadsheets, email, presentations) and
    basic office equipment.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain concentrated focus.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential job duty.


Apply online at www.wentzvillemo.gov/careers. The City of Wentzville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.