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​Current Job Openings
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Civil Engineer III - Water Pipeline Program Manager
Job ID 46784
Salary: $70,969 - $107,910
Deadline to apply: October 4, 2022​

The Civil Engineer III - Water Pipeline Program Manager position in the Transmission Mains Team manages projects and programs for Phoenix's medium and large diameter drinking water pipelines between 16-inches and 108-inches in diameter and​ associated valves and infrastructure. Responsibilities would include managing studies, assessments and inspections, design and construction of rehabilitation and replacement projects and new pipelines, development of project scope and cost estimates, procurement and administration of construction contracts and capital budgets, technical review of reports, design plans and specifications, coordination of water system shutdowns, design, construction and inspection activities with customers, Water Distribution, Water Production, external stakeholders, and other City Departments.​

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HARS Information Technology Analyst/Programmer III
Job ID 46350
Salary: $70,969 - $107,910
Deadline to apply: October 6, 2022​

The Water Services Department (WSD) is seeking an experienced software developer to support and maintain multiple front-end applications and back-end processes that make up the Process Control Historical Archiving and Reporting System (HARS). This system includes multiple Oracle databases primarily populated by scheduled batch jobs that load data from remote SQL Server and Oracle databases as well as flat files. This complex system allows the Water Services Department to meet regulatory performance requirements, comply with federal, state and county regulations and reporting requirements, and produce higher quality effluent while substantially reducing costs through more cost-effective use of chemicals and energy. This position is responsible for the flow of data into and out of the Water Department's historical archive and reporting system (HARS). Job duties include analysis, design, writing program code, testing, and deployment of applications and reports that gather and present data to meet the department's many regulatory and compliance requirements. The work requires strong business and systems analysis skills, an in depth understanding of database structures, techniques, and intra-database communication, as well as the ability to develop code using multiple programming languages and tools.​

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Utility Mechanic
Job ID 47125
Salary: 
Utility Mechanic: $46,758 - $57,741
Utility Mechanic*SCBA: $48,797 - $59,925
Deadline to apply: October 10, 2022​

As a Utility Mechanic with the City of Phoenix Water Services Department, you will perform skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of pumps and mechanical equipment at a water or wastewater treatment plant, pumping station, deep well site, lift station, or booster station. Work will require the operation of machinery, but emphasis is upon servicing, installing, repairing, and maintaining equipment. Wastewater treatment plant positions work with raw sewage and chemicals throughout the treatment system process. Work assignments are varied and employees must be knowledgeable in general mechanical maintenance/repair and hydraulic principles.

As a Utility Mechanic*SCBA with the City of Phoenix Water Services Department, you will perform skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of pumps and mechanical equipment at a water or wastewater treatment plant, pumping station, deep well site, lift station or booster station. Work will require the operation of machinery, but emphasis is upon servicing, installing, repairing, and maintaining equipment. Work is performed under the general supervision of an Operations & Maintenance Supervisor, and the general direction of Senior Utility Operator, Maintenance Planner Scheduler, or an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, who reviews work while in progress and upon completion. Work assignments are varied and employees must be knowledgeable in general mechanical maintenance/repair and hydraulic principles.

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Chemist I - Job Share 
Job ID 47090
Salary: $22.92 - $34.78/hour
Deadline to apply: October 11, 2022​

The Water Services Department is seeking Chemist I's to conduct analytical tests, interpret results, write comprehensive analytical reports and documents, and maintain compliance with policies and procedures as required under state and federal regulations in order to maintain analytical quality, conduct routine analysis, and special chemical and microbiological studies of raw and treated drinking water, wastewater, and solid wastes.

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Research and Planning Analyst (Planner III)
Job ID 46108
Salary: $64,168 - $97,739
Deadline to apply: October 3, 2022​

The Research and Planning Analyst (Planner III) position requires specialized knowledge in research methods, statistical analysis, and statistical software such as JMP (SAS). The position will also work extensively with management of databases for both research purposes and the development of management tools such as dashboards that make use of research and existing customer data to develop key indicators that support management decisions. These efforts will involve use of both database and geospatial software in order to discover consumption trends, economic trends, payment trends, and other information that assists in the management of a water and wastewater utility. While the primary focus of this position is on modeling and quantitative analysis, this position will also contribute to studies involving infrastructure and water resource planning, rates and impact fees, customer use patterns, and special requests by management, other staff, and the general public. This position would be ideal for a person with strong quantitative and statistical skills, econometric modeling, strong written communications, experience in municipal finance, urban planning, or resource economics and familiarity with working with large datasets and/or geospatial programs (GIS) to address infrastructure and/or natural resource management issues.​

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How to Apply for a Job with Phoe​nix Water Services

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Phoenix Water Services Department. Follow these simple steps to begin the application process. 

  1. Once you've identified a job opportunity,please take note of the Job Title and Job ID number. This is how you will locate the job posting in the City of Phoenix HR Connection Center (employment and application portal).
  2. Click the "Apply Now" button.  You will be redirected to HR Connection, where you can create an account if you don't already have one. Once logged in, enter the Job Title or Job ID number in the search field.
  3. Review the full job description and pay special attention to the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS and HOW TO APPLY sections. They explain the evaluation process and tell you exactly what qualifications and documentation are required.
  4. Submit your application along with your resume and cover letter before the job post expires. Applicants should receive a notice within two weeks after the recruitment has closed to let you know if you made the eligible-for-hire list. This list is a compilation of all qualified applicants from which departments can select candidates to interview.​

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