Water Distribution Technician Full Time

Date Posted: 08/16/2021

Department: Maintenance

Compensation: $24,378

Hours: Full-time

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives

Under direct supervision, assist Water System Operator with technical services such as maintaining distribution/service lines and meter services for the water system. Reports directly to Water System Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Requirements

High School Diploma or GED

Valid North Carolina driver's license. 

Desirable Training and Experience

Ability to obtain Flagger Certification

Opportunity to obtain Distribution Certification from NCWTFOCB (North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Certification Board).


Benefited after 90 days

Medical, dental, and life insurance

Sick, vacation, and holiday pay

Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

Supplemental retirement 401k/457

How to Apply

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. 


Applications will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. 


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or nationalorigin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify. 


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