Local Job Postings

Water Distribution Operator/Operator B

  • Job Number: 4644
  • Date Posted: February 11, 2019
  • Application Deadline: April 12, 2019
  • Company Name: City of Oberlin
  • Address: 85 S. Main St.
  • City: Oberlin
  • State: OH
  • Zip: 44074
  • Telephone: 4407757217
  • Fax: 4407764840
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  • Web Address:
  • Contact: Diane Ramos
  • Full-time or Part-time: Full Time
  • Days & Hours: Varies
  • Type of Work Environment:
  • Building Trades/Construction
  • Responsibilities / Skills Needed: The City of Oberlin Public Works Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time Water Distribution Operator or Full-Time Water Distribution Operator “B”. The Operator “B” position is an entry level\trainee position and the employee is not expected to be able to perform all duties at the time of hire. Both positions are responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair and replacement of the water distribution system, and all associated equipment. Duties include the performance of manual labor and the operation of heavy equipment, power and hand tools to operate, maintain, repair and improve the City’s water distribution system and related facilities. Will be required to work in extreme weather conditions required to work in trenches and in potentially hazardous traffic conditions. Both positions require minor to significant levels of physically demanding effort, will be assigned to stand-by and must respond to call-outs in times of emergency or other times of need.

    Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Mathematical ability, communication skills, planning and organizing skills, and mechanical ability, and knowledge of and experience with water distribution system operations is preferred. Must be able to function with co-workers as a team. Must have a telephone to be reached for standby and for emergency call-outs. Valid Ohio Driver’s License is required. Valid Ohio Class B Commercial Drivers License with Air Brakes and Tanker Endorsement required within 6 months of date of hire Class A Commercial Driver’s License is preferred. OEPA Class I Water Distribution License is required of Water Distribution Operator Operator “B” must obtain an OEPA Class I Water Distribution License within 2 years of date of hire.

  • Pay Range: $15.35 - $23.01/Hour D.O.
  • Position Offers: Health Care, Retirement, Vacation
  • Position Requires: Background Check, Drug Test
  • Apply for this position: Apply Online, Apply in Person, Via Email

Additional Information:

Applications and full job description are available at and at Oberlin City Hall 85 South Main Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074.

Applications may be returned via email to:

Or mailed to:
City of Oberlin Human Resources Department
85 South Main Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074