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WATER SERVICE INSPECTOR II - Water Meter (2262)

at Jefferson Parish Sheriff

Pay: up to $24566/year
$24566 - $
Posted: 9/2/2019
Job Reference #: 846726

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Purpose of Announcement

EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO SUPPLEMENT THE EXISTING ELIGIBLE LIST TO FILL ONE (1) CURRENT EAST JEFFERSON VACANCY IN THE WATER METER SECTION  OF THE WATER DEPARTMENT AND FUTURE EAST & WEST JEFFERSON VACANCIES AS THEY OCCUR.

VACANCIES IN THE LINE MAINTENANCE SECTION WILL BE FILLED BY SEPARATE LIST.

Kind of Work

The purpose of this position is to recheck meter reads that are too high or too low taken by Water Service Inspector I's. The employee is required to investigate customer complaints about a water bill. The employee installs meters; removes meters; opens or closes water meters when a water bill is not paid; removes meters at the request of the customer; brings meters to the warehouse for testing; changes out damaged meters; performs repair work on water meters; and locates water meters which may be under mud, trash piles, parked or non-operating vehicles.  Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.

Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination

Applicants must meet at least one (1) of the following:
 
1. Current employment with the Water Department and permanent civil service status in the class of Water Service Inspector I.
 
2. High school diploma or equivalent; plus, at least one (1) year of full-time, paid work experience in the reading and/or trouble shooting of water meters.
 
3. High school diploma or equivalent; plus at least two (2) years of work experience in the use of, installation, maintenance, and/or repair of small equipment, mechanical devices, instrumentation, gauges or other measuring devices which exhibits the knowledge and skill to operate hand tools and perform repair and maintenance of small devices and equipment.

Kind of Examination

(ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)
 

The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof. Acceptable applicants will be notified of the time, date, and place of any assembled testing. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification and the Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.

POSTING NO. 2262WM-19R
DATE: 04/04/08
AMENDED: 04/04/14
RE-OPENED: 01/18/19