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Meter Serviceman IV 

Open Date 12/9/2019  
Close Date 12/12/2019  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Bargaining / Non-Bargaining Teamster  
Division Public Works  
Location Division of Utilities - Office of Water Works - Olive Street  
Reports To Superintendent  
Schedule Monday-Thursday, 7:00 am-5:00 pm. Schedule subject to vary based on departmental need. OT as required.  
Pay Rate $18.29/hr.  

Repairs and installs water meters.

Not applicable.

This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Installs and repairs water meters from 5/8' to 2' in size.
• Turns on and off water, inspects for service leaks, and operates fire hydrants.

• Assumes additional responsibilities as requested.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• At least 6 months experience as a plumber’s assistant or in the repair of water meters.

• Ability to read written instructions and write.
• Ability to perform strenuous labor.
• Ability to deal effectively with the public.
• Ability to skillfully and safely operate hand and motorized tools.
• Ability to locate address in the city.
• Ability to keep accurate records of installations and repairs.

Valid driver’s license is required.

Water pump, portable jack hammer, compressor, tripod, gas detector, ventilator and various other hand and motorized tools.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may be exposed to hazardous conditions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderately loud.

Most, if not all, work to be performed occurs outdoors, must be able to work in extremely adverse weather conditions and/or environment.

About the Organization South Bend is the economic, educational, media, and cultural hub of a multi-county region spanning the Michigan-Indiana border. It's the fourth-largest city in Indiana with over 100,000 residents. South Bend's flourishing collegiate community and burgeoning tech industry have built upon the foundation of the city's industrial past to create a vibrant present and a promising future. The city's 14 institutions of higher learning, including the internationally renowned University of Notre Dame, infuse South Bend with creative energy in the arts, business, and technology. Combined with recent economic growth, strong neighborhoods, an affordable cost of living, exciting recreational opportunities, and thriving arts venues make South Bend a fabulous place to live, work, and, play.

***AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.***  
EOE Statement EOE/ADA Statement

The City of South Bend provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application/hiring process should contact the Legal Department's ADA Compliance Officer at and Office of Human Resources at to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The City of South Bend seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality public safety officers, staff and administration. The City of South Bend is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented candidates and others that will enhance our community in compliance with EO No. 1-2016 Section 1. Moreover, the City of South Bend prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  

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