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Wapato Public Works Department-Maintenance Worker I

The Wapato Public Works Department is now accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker I. The current pay range is $2,894 to $3,518 per month with a benefit package. The person must obtain or have a CDL Class B within six months. There will be some required weekend work. Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED, able to read and write English language, basic mathematics calculations, and municipal maintenance experience desired. Bilingual in Spanish is encouraged but not required. This position will have duty assignments in Streets, Parks, Cemetery, and Water/Sewer divisions. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. This position is a non-exempt union position. Applications shall include a resume can be obtained on-line,; by email,; by calling 509-877-2334; or by stopping by at 205 E 3rd98951. The application packet needs to be received no later than September 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm. The City of Wapato is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Wapato WA 98951
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