Water Distribution Utility Worker I/II/III/IV

  • James City County
  • Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Mar 22, 2024
Full time Installation-Maint-Repair Other

Job Description

The James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform responsible work installing, maintaining, repairing, and constructing the James City Service Authority (JCSA) water distribution systems. There are four levels in the Water Distribution Utility Worker series distinguished by the level of work performed and the qualifications of the employee.

There are four levels of Water Distribution Utility Worker distinguished by the level of the work performed and the qualifications of the employee and the requirements of the position being filled.

 Salary DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits.


  • Works as a member of a crew performing manual labor installing, repairing, and maintaining JCSA water distribution infrastructure; operates construction tools and equipment.
  • Performs or learns to perform administrative tasks such as preparing work orders, mapping infrastructure, and taking measurements.
  • Performs or learns to perform water distribution infrastructure inspections that center on JCSA standards; catalogs problems for repair purposes.
  • Performs or learns preventive and emergency maintenance of water distribution infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of occupational and safety hazards inherent with working in an underground utility section including confined space, trench safety, traffic control, and other requirements pertaining to water distribution operation and maintenance.
  • Responds or learns to respond to after-hours emergencies; ability to work an on-call schedule.



  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Virginia driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County’s criteria.
  • Required to fulfill all requirements of the JCSA’s Respiratory Protection Program.
  • Knowledge of safe and effective use of hand and power tools; knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service including setting and meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Skill in use of computer software.
  • Ability and tolerance to function in an environment that requires the use of respiratory protection devices; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; follow both verbal and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public.

 Click here for full job description. Accepting applications until position is filled. Cover letters and resumes may also be attached, but a fully completed application is required in order for your application to be considered.

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



Building-Construction Inspection


$37,398/ yr or higher DOQ

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