UTILITIES SPECIALIST, Newport Beach, California

Created 01/15/2022
Reference 489304
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Newport Beach
Salary See Position Description

Come join our team as a part-time Utilities Specialist!

If you enjoy working outdoors with an exceptional team of people and are interested in performing water and wastewater utility services including construction, maintenance, and related service activities, we encourage you to apply!

Currently there is one part-time vacancy in the Utilities Department. This position will remain open on a continuous basis with the first review of applications on January 27, 2022 . Please apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.

Selection Components:

Application Evaluation - Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with the first review date on January 27, 2022 . Applicants who apply after the first review date are not guaranteed to be considered for the recruitment. The most qualified candidates will be invited to the next step of the process. Virtual Interview - tentatively scheduled for the week of February 14, 2022 . Passing applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The list will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

The City offers an excellent benefit package and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement Systems (CalPERS). Retirement formula is based on appointment date and membership status with CalPERS and the employee is required to contribute 13% of pay toward retirement costs.

Part-time hourly salary range: $25.42 to $35.77
Full-time monthly salary range: $ 4,432.50 to $ 6,238.05
Essential Duties

Please see online job specification for a more detailed description of essential duties.


Please see online job specification for a more detailed description of qualifications.

Experience & Education and License/Certificate

A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: One year experience in construction and operation and/or repair of water, wastewater, or related utilities systems.

Education: High school graduation or equivalent. College level coursework in water utility science and/or environmental studies are desirable.

License/Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license at time of appointment. Depending on area of assignment, may also be required to obtain a valid California class A or B driver's license (with tank endorsements for certain positions) within twelve months of employment.

Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid Grade I Water Distribution certificate issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) or State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) or Grade I Wastewater Collection certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) is required within twelve months of employment. The specific certification required will depend on area of assignment.

Please Note: Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.

Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.
Employer City of Newport Beach, CA

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