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Sewer Maintenance Person

Contact: City of Troy Personnel/Civil Service Office
City of Troy


The City of Troy is seeking applications for the position of: Sewer Maintenance Person The pay grade and salary range for this position is: CSEA Grade 8, Starting Salary $37,331

Distinguishing Features of the Class: This work involves a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair duties in connection with the operation of the municipal sewer system. Employees in this class operate one or more types of light automotive equipment and perform manual tasks in connection with such operations. Work is performed under the supervision of the Sewer Maintenance Foreperson. Occasionally, on less complex jobs, Sewer Maintenance Workers may work independently and in some cases oversee the work of laborers. Does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:  Cleans, repairs, and maintains storm and sanitary sewers;  Builds and repairs manholes and catch basins;  Removes obstructions from sewers with sewer rods;  Makes connections on city mains for house laterals;  Opens laterals in emergencies;  Participates in excavation and back-fill activities in connection with above work;  May operate tapping machines, pumps, compressors, air hammers, and caulking guns;  May operate a truck in connection with above work. Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics: Working knowledge of the common. practices, tools, terminology and principles involved in maintenance of a sewer system; ability to understand, and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to withstand heavy labor for extended periods; industry; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and one (1) year of full-time experience in a building trade such as carpentry, plumbing, construction, or a related field.

Special Requirements: Incumbent must possess a NYS Commercial Learner Permit at the time of appointment. Incumbent must obtain a NYS Commercial Driver’s License within six (6) months of the date of appointment to the title and maintain such throughout duration of employment in the title. The City of Troy is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Hiring and promotion decisions in the City service are based solely upon qualifications and ability, and the City does not discriminate on any other basis. Minorities are encouraged to apply. If not a Troy resident, the successful candidate will have ninety (90) days to move into the City and maintain residency.

Please forward Employment Application demonstrating that you meet the minimum qualifications of the position by April 2, 2021 to: City of Troy Personnel/Civil Service Office 433 River Street Troy, NY 12180 Email: [email protected] Fax: 518-268-1686

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