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Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities

9-1-1 Communication Specialist/Dispatcher - click here to apply (updated October 19, 2020)

Salary: $14.00 per hour to start

Schedule: Shift work, 40 hours generally, Sunday through Saturday

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to safely operate equipment outdoors.
  • Drug screen and background check required.
  • Requires knowledge of general clerical work.
  • Requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • No felony conviction in any municipal, state or federal court or any conviction of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude in any court.
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma State Driver’s license or obtain said license within 10 days of employment & maintain a satisfactory motor vehicle record.
  • Must be able to obtain & maintain a valid Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunication Terminal (OLETS) Operator certification within the first year of service.

     

 

Street Truck Driver / Laborer - click here to apply (updated October 9, 2020)

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Schedule: Monday through Thusday

Requirements:

  • Primary job is to operate trucks, which may also include a pup trailer.
  • Hauling rock and other materials to work sites.
  • May be required to work with the Street crew using a variety of tools and equipment.
  • Follow the direction of supervisors.
  • Refrain from causing or contributing to disruption in the workplace.
  • Follow all applicable safety rules.
  • Must create favorable impression of City workers to general public through conduct, speech and appearance.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by supervisors.
  • Requires an Oklahoma Class A CDL license.
  • Requires air endorsement and highway and pub trailer experience.
  • Knowledge of safety issues, rules, and procedures pertinent to department mission and specific tasks.
  • Ability to speak, understand, read and write the English language.
  • Ability to safely operate equipment outdoors.

Waterline Construction Foreman - click here to apply (updated October 9, 2020)

Salary: $18.00 per hour, based on experience; established license will be compensated.

Schedule: Monday through Friday

Requirements:

  • Twenty-four hour responsibility for effective operation of the City water and sewer system.
  • Performs preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of the water and sewer systems. Performs scheduled maintenance projects.
  • Maintain service truck along with all of the tools needed to execute all assigned tasks.
  • Manage employees with fair delegation of work.
  • Recognize hazards of the workplace and make necessary adjustments to the jobsite.
  • Maintain and keep inventory on all PPE needed for day to day tasks as well as oversee individual employee maintenance of PPE.
  • Knowledge of and skill operating backhoe and excavator for digging out water mains, Sewer Mains and installing utilities.
  • 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 technics to utilize to make good sound repairs to the system.
  • 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 six (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.

Waterline Construction Laborer - click here to apply (updated August 10, 2020)

Salary: $12.00 - $14.00 per hour.

Schedule: Monday through Friday

Requirements:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Training and experience in 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.

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