Human Resources


Open Until Filled
$24.731 - $26.034 per hour

Performs routine construction and maintenance duties within the Transmission and Distribution Division of the Water Department.  Duties involve the operation of a variety of equipment, i.e. dump trucks, jackhammers, small hand tools, etc.  Properly cares for all tools, materials, and equipment. Operates utility trucks, tractors, and other vehicles and performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.  Ability to read and interpret valve plat book and operate mobile radio equipment.  Skilled in the proper use of manual and pneumatic hand tools; communicating with the public and co-workers over the radio and in person.  Must possess a valid Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License.  Must complete required NIMS level training within first six months of hire. 

Physical Demands: Ability to climb in and out of confined spaces; shovel and dig; bend and lift 75 lbs., plus or minus 25 lbs. 

Typical Working Conditions: Outdoor conditions of extreme heat, cold and adverse weather.

Drug testing

Physical Abilities Testing

Background Check

In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position.

United Steel Workers Bargaining Unit postion.

Apply online at or in the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 2nd Floor, 111 E. Maple, Independence, MO  64050.  Position Open Until Filled.  First Review of Application - February 11, 2019.



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