Meter Service Technician I
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
TO APPLY: to view the complete job information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time
The preferred hiring range is between $19.75 and $21.47 an hour ($41,080.00 – $44,657.60 Annually). Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. This is a non-exempt Full-Time position. The position also provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City’s retirement options, gym membership reimbursement, and continuing education/training opportunities.
This position performs skilled and routine field work performing electronic and manual reading of gas and water meters; investigating and resolving meter service problems; does related work as required.
-Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
-Minimum of two years’ experience in the gas and water meter field and knowledge of the safe methods and practices used when working with gas and water meters and related devices.
-Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in use of computers and Microsoft Excel and Word.
-Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia or qualified and able to obtain a valid VA driver’s license prior to beginning the position. (To view our driving eligibility requirements, visit https://www.charlottesville.gov/faq.aspx?qid=166);
-Requires the ability to obtain certifications as required by applicable federal, state and local regulations within 6 months of hire.
The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.