The City of Sweetwater Texas

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City of Sweetwater Established 1881 - City Seal
200 East 4th Street
PO Box 450
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Phone: (325) 236-6313
Fax: (325) 235-1850
Employment
    Refuse Collection Operator

    Salary

    • This position is full-time and includes full benefits.
    • The job grade is 7A and pays $1131.34 semi-monthly
    • Workweek is Monday through Friday – hours vary.

    Qualifications

    • Ability to follow oral / written directions
    • Must possess a High School diploma or GED
    • Valid Class B Texas Commercial Vehicle Operators License
    • Minimum of two years driving large trucks and operating solid waste
    Collection equipment preferred
    • Must produce a negative drug/alcohol test
    • Ability to read, write, and decipher maps
    • Ability to tolerate constant noise, fumes, dust, and extreme heat and cold
    • Knowledge of city streets 

    Posted 09/10/14.
    Position open until filled.
       
       
    Meter Reader


    Salary

    • This position is full-time and includes full benefits.
    • The job grade is 8A and pays $1207.24 semi-monthly.
    • Working hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Qualifications

    • Must possess a High School diploma or GED
    • Possess a Valid Texas Drivers License
    • Must be self motivated and able to work on an individual basis
    • Must have computer and math skills
    • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions
    • Must know city streets
    • Must be able to walk 3 to 4 miles a day
    • Must be able to squat or kneel 300 to 400 times a day
    • Must be able to work outside in extreme hot, cold or wet weather conditions
    • Must be able to work overtime and on weekends on short notice 

    Posted 08/25/14.  Position open until filled.
       


    Crew Member


     Salary

    • This position is full-time and includes full benefits.
    • The job grade is 7A and pays $1131.34 semi-monthly.
    • Working hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Qualifications

    • Ability to follow oral / written directions
    • Must possess a High School diploma or GED
    • Possess a Valid Texas Driver’s License
    • Some construction experience preferred such as plumbing, concrete work and be familiar with heavy equipment
    • Must be able to work safely around trenching and excavation sites and in small confined areas.
    • Experience with hand tools, power tools, jack hammers, gas power cut off saws
    • Must be able to be involved on a call out rotation.
    • Home telephone required.
    • Must be able to work outside in extreme hot, cold, or wet weather conditions. 
      
    Position open until filled.   

    Mechanic

    Salary

    • This position is full-time and includes full benefits.
    • The job grade is 13A and pays $3,130.58 per month.
    • Working hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Qualifications

    • Ability to follow oral / written directions
    • Must possess a High School diploma or GED
    • Possess a Valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License
    • Must have the ability to diagnose and correct vehicle/equipment defects.
    • Two or more years of responsible supervised work in automotive repairs required.
    • Ability to use and read diagnostic equipment to make repairs on computerized systems in vehicles and equipment. 

    Posted 09/16/14.  
    Position open until filled.



               


       
       
       
       

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