Meter Reader Apprentice/Specialist
James City Service Authority (JCSA) seeks individuals to perform responsible work reading, testing, repairing, replacing and installing residential and commercial water meters. There are three levels in the Meter Reader series distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee. Position is eligible for Full-Time County Benefits.
Apprentice – $30,992 / year or higher DOQ
Specialist I – $33,324 / year or higher DOQ
Specialist II – $35,832 / year or higher DOQ
Responsibilities: Locates residential and commercial water meter for assigned addresses; records meter readings for billing purposes using both manual and automated equipment methods; Delivers notices that water service will be cut off for customers with delinquent accounts; may collect payments or terminate water service for nonpayment as directed; Investigates customer complaints involving improperly functioning meters, leaks, high water bills, odors, etc.; frequently communicates results of investigation to customer on-site; Inspects meters for possible source of leakage and determines severity of leak; determines if leak is customer or JCSA problem; Replaces or makes minor repairs on leaking, damaged or improperly functioning residential and commercial meters.
Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria; Must have the ability and tolerance to function in an environment that requires the use of respiratory protection devices; Ability to perform sustained physical activities such as walking, stooping, climbing, lifting and bending; willingness to work under disagreeable conditions such as exposure to weather and varying topography; Skill in use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite.
Accepting applications until position is filled. Cover letters and resumes may also be attached, but a fully completed application is required in order for your application to be considered. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at https://jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov