Water Production Apprentice/Specialist

  • James City County
  • Jul 02, 2020
Full time Government

Job Description

Salary: DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits

 The James City Service Authority seeks career-minded individuals to assist, learn and perform work operating, maintaining, and repairing the JCSA’s Water Production Facilities including wells, storage units and booster stations and related mechanical equipment.  This is a full-time position with career ladder advancements.

Water Production Apprentice - $28,823 / yr or higher DOQ

Water Production Specialist I - $30,992 / yr or higher DOQ

Water Production Specialist II - $33,324 / yr or higher DOQ



  • Performs or learns daily inspections of well, pumping and disinfection facilities on assigned route; records various readings, pump run times and performance parameters.
  • Performs or learns to test and monitor the operation of pumps and motors; starts and exercises generators; checks fluid levels; performs distribution system flushings.
  • Performs or learns to operate, maintain, and repair facility mechanical equipment, diagnose operational and mechanical problems.
  • Performs or learns to operate, monitor and record facility operational data including pressures, tank levels, flow rates, production and make necessary adjustments to meet water supply quantity and quality.
  • Performs or learns to operate and maintain chemical feed equipment to include calculating chemical feed dosage rates for water treatment processes.
  • (Water Production Specialist I) Assists in performance of corrective maintenance, repairs and modifications to facility equipment; assists in the operation, maintenance and the performance of preventive maintenance to facility equipment.
  • (Water Production Specialist II) Operates and maintains facility equipment. Performs corrective maintenance, repairs and modifications to facility equipment; Initiates troubleshooting actions independently.


  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.
  • Must have the ability and tolerance to function in an environment that requires the use of respiratory protection devices.
  • Required to fulfill all requirements of the JCSA’s Respiratory Protection Program
  • Skill in use of computer software, especially Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to use hand tools and basic knowledge of mechanical maintenance and repair.

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Accepting applications until positions are filled. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at https://jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov