Phoenix Water Services Seeking to Hire over 55 Critical Positions

City of Phoenix

Phoenix Water Services is seeking to hire over 55 utility technician trainee positions immediately. Interested applicants must apply by Dec. 28, 2021, to be invited to the utility technician trainee hiring event.

The hiring event will take place on Jan. 11, 2022, at South Mountain Community Center located at 212 E. Alta Vista Rd. Interviews will be held between 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The screening process will take approximately two hours. Photo identification is required at check-in, and masks are required inside the building.

The utility technician trainees in Phoenix Water Services learn the skills required to perform water service repairs and activities in the water distribution or wastewater collection system. Once hired, trainees will receive guidance and direction from a senior utility technician. Salary begins at $17.08 (minimum) – $22.09 (maximum) per hour or $35,526.40 – $45,947.20 annually. All city of Phoenix employees receive a comprehensive benefits package. The ideal candidate has the following abilities:

  • work in small, cramped spaces, such as trenches, to repair water mains or service connections.
  • work with raw sewage and chemicals in the collection system using only normal protective equipment.
  • climb ladders to enter or exit manholes or trenches.

All candidates are encouraged to view this video of the job duties of this position prior to applying. 

Get more information or apply here.

The City of Phoenix Water Services Department is more than 110 years old, providing services to the nation’s fifth largest city encompassing nearly 540 square miles. With the dedicated efforts of over 1,400 employees, Phoenix Water treats and distributes tap water to 1.7 million customers daily and manages the city’s sewer system. The sewer system handles wastewater treatment operations for 2.9 million residents in five valley cities. Infrastructure includes eight water and wastewater treatment plants, nearly 300 pumps, well, lift and pressure stations, over 7,000 miles of water main, 57,000 fire hydrants and 100,00 manholes and cleanouts. Phoenix’s water and sewer rates are among the lowest of comparable-sized cities nationwide. Our tap water supplies are in excellent shape due to decades of planning and multiple water sources. The city reuses nearly all of its wastewater on non-edible crops, wetlands and energy production.

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