Water Department Distribution

Description :

City of North Vernon

Waterworks Department


Position: Distribution System Operator

Duties:  Learns to perform the various tasks associated with the maintenance and operation of a water distribution system including, but not limited to:

  • Learns the proper use of tools and equipment required to perform the job.
  • Participates in the repairs and replacement of water mains, water services, valves, fire hydrants and water meters.
  • Interacts with customers and acts as a representative of the Company.
  • Performs meter reads, turn offs and on via work orders.
  • Participates in routine maintenance activities such as system flushing, valve exercising and fire hydrant maintenance.
  • Follows established policies and procedures in repair of equipment to ensure proper working order.
  • Operates company vehicles and equipment according to established safety procedures and policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Available for emergency response, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Days/Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30AM – 4:00PM



  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must possess a high school diploma, or GED
  • Pass a background check, physical, and drug test for employment
  • If not previously possessed, must be able to acquire Class B CDL or higher within one year of employment
  • If not previously possessed, must be able to acquire DSM or higher water distribution certification within two years of employment


  • Starting wage of $16.94/hour
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid vacation after one year
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Retirement
  • Insurance


How to apply:

              North Vernon, IN

Contact :

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled