Distribution and Collections Operator

Salary: $20.83 - $35.57/hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted June 15, 2023
Applications have closed

The Town of Eagle, a dynamic, recreation-oriented, and growing community, has an excellent opportunity for a Distribution & Collection Operator: Trainee, I, II, III

Position Title: Distributions and Collection Operator: Trainee, I, II, III
Pay Plan Title: Maintenance Technician I, II, III
Reports to/Department: Utility Manager, Water and Wastewater
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, eligible for overtime
Hiring Range: $20.83 – $35.57

Pre-Hire Requirements: Must live within forty-five (45) miles from Town of Eagle Public Works Facility located at 1050 Chambers Avenue Eagle, Colorado.  Total travel time should exceed sixty (60) minutes at posted driving speeds.  This position requires passing of a pre-hire drug test, motor vehicle and a criminal background check.

Position Summary: Primary assignment is maintaining and operating the town’s Water Distribution System and Wastewater Collection System. The Water Distribution System includes maintaining and operating booster pump stations, operating and maintaining pressure release vaults, maintaining, and fixing fire hydrants, maintain water valves, fixing water leaks, water service taps, working with annual leak detection contractor, and assists with water plant facilities and water tanks. The Wastewater Collections System includes jetting wastewater collection mains, wastewater manhole inspections, fixing wastewater leaks, wastewater service taps, working or managing annual camera and jet contractor, and assists with wastewater plant facilities. May also perform a variety of routine and special activities for maintenance within the Public Works Department as conditions warrant.  

Required Experience, Education and Qualifications:

  •  High School diploma or equivalent required
  • 1-3 years related construction experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License and be insurable under Town standards.
  • CDL Class “B” license preferred but not required

Hiring Ranges and level of certifications:

Maintenance Technician I: Hiring Range: $20.83 – $25.00/hour DOQ or $43,333 – $52,000 if annualized. Maintenance Technician I placement requires possession of a Water Distribution I and Wastewater Collection I Certification.

Maintenance Technician II: Hiring Range $26.84 – $32.21/hour DOQ or $55,833 – $67,000 if annualized. Maintenance Technician II placement requires possession of a Water Distribution II and Wastewater Collection II Certification.  An offer above the hiring range may be considered based on experience. The maximum of pay range is for this position is $38.65 hourly or $78,167 if annualized.

Maintenance Technician III: Hiring Range $29.64 – $35.57/hour or $61,667 – $74,000 if annualized. Maintenance III placement requires possession of Water Distribution III and Wastewater Collection III Certification. An offer above the hiring range may be considered based on experience, maximum of pay range is $41.50 hourly or $86,333 if annualized .  

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full­time, benefits eligible position. Normal days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Other hours to perform snowplow and other emergencies (water breaks, wastewater breaks, etc.) and support Special Events. This position requires the ability to provide on-call response (rotating) which may require evening and weekend hours.  

Application Procedure:

  • Applications benefits, and full job description available on-line at www.townofeagle.org/jobs
  •  Interested candidates are invited to submit a fully completed application, cover letter and resume to HR
  • Applications that state, “SEE RESUME” will be rejected.

Deadline:  This position will remain open until an adequate number of qualified candidates have been submitted.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:  The Town of Eagle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and the broader Eagle community. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including multilingual and multicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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