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 Subject : City of Cedar Rapids – Water Plant Maintenance Repair Worker I.. 01/13/2022 01:31:07 PM 
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Employer Name: City of Cedar Rapids
Position/Title: Water Plant Maintenance Repair Worker I
Job Location: 101 First Street SE
Recruitment Closing Date: 01/26/2022

HOURLY WAGE: New Hire: $22.65 · 1 year: $25.07 · 2 years: $26.49 · 3 years: $27.91

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What’s in it for you?
The City provides outstanding pay, benefits and paid time off. With participation in the Wellness Program, the Choice Family PPO plan cost is only $63.88 per month for 2022! Additionally we offer:
  • Medical co-insurance for participating providers of 90% plan / 10% employee
  • Competitive pay
  • Iowa Public Employee’s Retirement Pension plans (IPERS) with a 9.44% City contribution and 6.29% employee contribution
  • 457 deferred compensation employer match program (City will match up to 0.05% of your annual income each calendar year)
  • Flexible Spending (Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts)An average of 11 paid holidays per year
  • Up to $3,000 per year in educational assistance
  • 4 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness – (The PSLF program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time for a qualifying employer.)
  • Annual pay increases
  • Typically receive annual cost of living increase depending on budget
  • 100% City paid basic life insurance
  • Dental, vision, long-term disability, and supplemental life insurance
  • View our Bargaining Benefits Summaries (
  • Expansive job growth opportunities
  • Commitment to professional development
  • Private health & wellness coaching partnerships
About the position:
Provides technical maintenance services to sustain a continuing program of water supply and distribution.

Works under immediate-to-general supervision and exercises considerable discretion in selection of work methods and techniques, within generally established boundaries.

Position Schedule: Monday-Friday 3:00pm-11:30pm

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, physical examination (if applicable) and drug screen are required prior to employment with the City of Cedar Rapids.

Acceptable Experience and Training:
  • Minimum of one year work experience in maintenance and repair of mechanical and hydraulic equipment; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Required Special Qualifications:
  • Valid Iowa Commercial Driver's License (Class B) within 90 days of employment and valid Medical Examiners Certificate.
  • State of Iowa certificate in water distribution or water operations within 18-months of appointment.
Application Deadline: 01/26/2022
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