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Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities

Waterline Construction Laborer - click here to apply (updated May 15, 2020)

Salary Range: $12/hr to $14/hr depending on qualifications and experience

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7 am to 4 pm

Summary: Primarily responsible for construction, maintenance, and repair of city water and sewer systems and performs other related or assigned duties.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills:

  • Under general direction and supervision, employee is responsible for the construction, maintenance and repair of city water and sewer systems.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate heavy equipment and trucks, including the ability to operate a backhoe and excavator for digging out water mains, sewer mains and installation of lines.
  • Knowledge of the construction, maintenance and repair of water and sewer systems.
  • Good knowledge of work hazards and effective safety practices.
  • Applicant must be able to use and maintain a variety of tools and equipment.

Training and Experience Required:

  • Valid OK driver’s license with a driving record free from serious or frequent violations
  • Must be able to obtain an OK Class D water license and CDL Class A driver’s license within six months of employment
  • Must be able to push, pull, and lift heavy materials up to 50 lb. on a frequent basis; very physical work
  • Confined space entry
  • Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Drug screen and satisfactory background check required
  • No felony conviction in any municipal, state or federal court or any conviction of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude in any court

Click here to apply for Waterline Construction Laborer

Water Construction Foreman - click here to apply (updated May 15, 2020)

Salary Range: $17/hr to $21/hr depending on qualifications and experience

Summary: Primarily responsible for overseeing and performing maintenance and repair of city water and sewer systems and performs other related or assigned duties.

Essential Duties:

  1. Responsibility for effective continuous operation (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) of the city water and sewer systems.
  2. Ensures performance of preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the water and sewer systems. Performs scheduled maintenance projects.
  3. Maintains workspace, service truck, and tools in an orderly and efficient manner for execution of all assigned tasks.
  4. Manage and supervise employees with fair delegation of work.
  5. Recognize and mitigate hazards of the workplace and make necessary adjustments to the jobsite to ensure employee safety and efficient operations.
  6. Maintain and keep inventory on all PPE needed for day-to-day tasks as well as oversee individual employee maintenance of PPE.
  7. Knowledge of and skill operating backhoe and excavator for digging out water mains, sewer mains, and utility installation. 

Working Conditions:

  1. Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  2. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  3. Working environment may be indoors in an office setting and outdoors, which may include inclement weather.
  4. Ability to see, read and comprehend written materials.
  5. May require occasional lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying up to 50 pounds.
  6. Requires travel to various city locations to repair or install water and sewer infrastructure.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills:

  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, practices and techniques involved in the construction, maintenance, and repair of water and sewer systems.
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods of the operation and general maintenance of a variety of construction heavy equipment, machinery, and vehicles.
  • Good knowledge of engineering plans and specifications.
  • Ability to read and interpret Water/Wastewater Construction Plans is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of work hazards and effective safety practices.
  • Good knowledge of record keeping practices and report writing.
  • Ability to plan and organize effectively.
  • Good knowledge of Water/Sewer line materials and techniques to utilize to make good, sound repairs to the system.

Training and Experience Required:

  • Six or more years of progressively responsible experience in water and sewer systems, maintenance, installation and repair.
  • Required Licenses:  Class D Wastewater, Class D Water Operator, Class A CDL within 6 months of hire date.
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Driving record free from serious or frequent violations.
  • No felony conviction in any municipal, state, or federal court or any conviction of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude in any court.
     

Click here to apply for Water Construction Foreman 

Police Officer - click here to apply (updated June 1, 2020)

Salary: $30,500

Schedule: Shift-based schedule

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • must have a valid Oklahoma driver's license
  • No felony convictions or charges of domestic abuse
  • Must pass a personal history statement
  • Must pass a background investigation
  • Must pass a psychological evaluation
  • Must pass a hiring board
  • Be able to pass CLEET academy

Benefits include:

  • City-paid health
  • Dental
  • Life insurance
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Comp time
  • Holiday pay

To apply, submit a police application to the City of Newcastle Human Resource Department, PO BOX 179, Newcastle, OK 73065. Applications may be printed from the city website or can be picked up at City Hall, 120 NE 2nd Street, Newcastle, OK 73065.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Newcastle is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The City of Newcastle is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Contact Information

Human Resources

Doris Raab
Director of Human Resources

120 NE 2nd St
Newcastle, OK 73065
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Ph: (405) 387-4427

Hours

Monday - Friday 
8:00am - 5:00pm