Water System Worker I

Beverly Hills Public Works | Beverly Hills, CA

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Posted Date 7/31/2019

$50,545.32 - $62,617.08 Annually


Who We Are
The City of Beverly Hills has a long-standing reputation for providing superior customer service to residents, businesses, and visitors. This characteristic, combined with outstanding staff in all departments, has been a hallmark of success for this high performance organization. The municipal government (approximately 1,080 full-time and part-time employees) provides the highest quality safety services, recreational, municipal services, and physical environment.
What We Do
The Public Works Department provides a variety of services related to the development, construction, inspection, improvement, and maintenance of the City's infrastructure. This infrastructure includes traffic lights, sidewalks, streetlights, and roadways. In addition, Public Works runs the following enterprise operations: Water, Solid Waste, Wastewater, Stormwater, Parking Operations, and Urban Forestry and Parks Maintenance.
What We're Looking For
The City of Beverly Hills is seeking a qualified candidate for a Water System Worker I position. The incumbent of this position will be working in the Public Works Department and will be reporting to the Water System Supervisor. The incumbent will assist with field maintenance, the installation of water system facilities, and the repair and replacement of storage and distribution facilities.

All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding their qualifications for the position, including detailed responses to all supplemental questions. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application or supplemental application materials.

This is an open competitive recruitment process. This recruitment will remain open until Friday August 9, 2019. The best qualifying candidates will be invited to a written exam, which is tentatively scheduled for the week of August 19, 2019 (date is subject to change). Top scoring candidates who pass the written exam will be invited to participate in a first round interview, which is tentatively scheduled for the week of September 2 , 2019 (date is subject to change). All candidates who pass the first round interview will earn placement on an eligibility list, which may be used for current and future vacancies in the job classification.

This position is represented by the Municipal Employer's Association and is covered by the negotiated terms and conditions of that Association's Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The City provides a generous compensation and benefits package, including CalPERS 2.5% @ 55 for classic members (2.0% @ 62 for new members), $2,150/month towards health insurance (with option of up to $475/month as taxable cash), and a monthly contribution of $150 to an RHS account for retiree medical savings. Additional details may be found in the MEA MOU, a copy of which is located at www.beverlyhills.org/mou.
Conviction History
As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City. If you are selected as a finalist, you will be contacted to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. Note: Falsifying one's education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City of Beverly Hills.
Disaster Service Workers: All City of Beverly Hills employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Minimum Qualifications


  • One year of construction or maintenance experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possession of a valid Class B California driver's license.
  • Possession of a State of California Department of Health Services Distribution Operator Certification – Grade 1.



Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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