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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
with the City of Shawnee
The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Please make sure and read below under “How Do I Apply” to make sure you have filled out the correct application. Thank you!


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How Do I Apply?

Are you interested in becoming a City of Shawnee employee? Listed above are the positions that are currently open with us right now. You can download the City Application by clicking its link above.

Once you have filled out the application completely, you can either mail it to the HR Department, 16 West 9th Street, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74802-1448, email to personnel@shawneeok.org or fax it to Jennifer Dawson at (405) 878-1734. If you are applying for more than one position within the City of Shawnee, a new application has to be filled out for each position.

Job descriptions are available for each position that is open. If you would like to receive notices through e-mail for position that come open with the City of Shawnee, please sign up on this webpage to receive them!

The City of Shawnee requires a pre-employment drug screen and physical for its potential employees.


General City of Shawnee Employee Information

 The City of Shawnee offers positions in these categories:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time (averages from 20 to 29 hours a week)
  • Seasonal Temporary Help (variation on the hours and type of work) 


The City of Shawnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination because of race, sex, religion, age, national origin or disability in recruiting, hiring, training, transfers, and promotions for any and all positions with the City of Shawnee


Current Employment Opportunities
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Job TitleMAINTENANCE I
DepartmentUtility Department
Date Posted7/11/2013
Posting Expires7/17/2013
Job DescriptionCity of Shawnee
Job Description

JOB TITLE: Maintenance Worker I FLSA: NON-EXEMPT
DEPARTMENT: Utilities PAY RANGE: starting at $11.06/hr
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Systems Supervisor

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Under general supervision, performs manual and semi skilled tasks in their assigned Water and/or Sewer Utility System. Work may vary, individual judgment is limited within prescribed standards and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Physical demands include bending, stooping, climbing, twisting, reaching, walking on rough or uneven terrain, kneeling, and pulling or lifting up to 60#s (greater with assistance).

• Work is performed in uncontrollable working conditions of inclement weather of heat, cold, dampness, and hazardous chemicals;

• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;

• Must obtain an Oklahoma CDL Class B License within 6 months of employment and maintain such License throughout employment;

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND PERFORMANCE:
• Is responsible for upkeep/maintenance of assigned truck;

• Is responsible for filling out work orders and paperwork as it pertains to assigned tasks for crew;

• Is directly responsible for training of Utility Maintenance Worker I as well as practices of the crew on the assigned truck;

• Is directly responsible for tools and inventory of parts and supplies on assigned truck;

• Is responsible for equipment of significant value requiring care;

• Keeps water Distribution and Sewer systems operating efficiently. Assists in the repair of water and sewer line breaks;

• Maintains, locates, raises to grade, and marks water main valves, assists in valve and water line mapping;

• Relieves sewer line stoppages by operating hydro-flusher to clear pipe of congesting materials; Cleans and repairs manholes;

• Inspects taps made by contractor to maintain quality control of the taping processes;

• Repairs and replaces fire hydrants and notifying fire department when fire hydrants are out of service;

• Operates jackhammer, excavates trenches, and installs shoring

• May perform physical labor tasks, shovels, loads and hauls gravel;

• Performs other duties as may be required and deemed necessary.

• Work performed requires care and use of proper safety equipment and following established safety procedures to prevent injury. Responsible for safety of assigned crew.

• Prepares daily log of own activities as well as activities of the crew; work is frequently performed in uncontrollable physical conditions of pollution, heat, cold, noise, and dampness;

• Is responsible for direct contact with customers on the job site to inform them of what is happening as well as progress of any specific job and to handle any concerns customer may have.

SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: Supervises Utility Maintenance Worker I assigned to truck. In the absence of a Supervisor, in charge of the job site.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduation from High School or its equivalent; PLUS

• One year of progressive work experience, preferably in the operation and maintenance of equipment;

• Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work with others;

• Must possess and maintain ODEQ Class D Water and Wastewater Certificate within one year of employment and maintain such Certification throughout employment;

• Must obtain an Oklahoma CDL Class B License within 6 months of employment and maintain license throughout employment.

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND EXPECTATIONS:

• Troubleshoots minor mechanical equipment problems;

Troubleshoots and locates causes of water quality complaints;

• Utilizes knowledge of water and sewer line construction and maintenance;

• Performs standby and call back work during off duty hours;

• Follows all applicable safety procedures, uses proper safety equipment, and operates assigned equipment in a safe manner;

• Demonstrates knowledge of safe work practices and procedures;

• Performs other work as directed.

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