Jun 17, 2022

Utilities Operations & Maintenance Serviceworker (Water Division)

  • City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities
  • Sacramento, CA
  • $59,207 - $83,310 yearly
Full time Construction Government Skilled Labor

Job Description


The City of Sacramento requires all newly appointed employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

This position is in the Water Division. 


A Utilities Operations and Maintenance Serviceworker is an entry-level position within the Water Distribution section. The ideal candidate should have experience in a Water Distribution system related to construction, installation, and/or repair. They should also be able to perform manual labor over extended periods of time in a wide range of construction and maintenance activities, using standard methods and equipment. They will need the ability to work and communicate effectively with Utilities’ customers, other City employees, contractors, and the general public.

To perform skilled and semi-skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water distribution, wastewater collection, and storm drainage systems and assets, including, but not limited to, levees, waterways, detention basins; manholes, drain inlets, and underground pipelines; and drainage facility appurtenances and drainage facility access roads.


High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

Two years of work experience in the installation, construction, and/or repair of: water distribution, sewer, drainage collection, or waterway systems.


Driver License:

  • Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment.  Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Possession of a valid California Class B Driver Permit is required as a condition of continued employment within ninety (90) days after appointment.  Possession of a valid Class B Driver License, with appropriate endorsements, is required by the end of the probationary period.
  • Possession of a valid California Class A Driver License with appropriate endorsements is required by the end of the probationary period for some assignments.


  • Possession of a Water Distribution Operator Grade I or higher Certificate issued by the State of California is required at the time of appointment to Water Distribution.
  • Possession of a Collection Systems Maintenance Grade I or higher Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) is desirable.

Proof of the required certificate and/or license should be submitted with your application and will be required at the time of appointment. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable.

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