Employment Opportunities

Maintenance Operations – Seasonal Helper

Southside Water and Sewer District in Sagle, Idaho is seeking a seasonal laborer to perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled physical tasks.  This temporary employee will work under the direct supervision of the District Maintenance Supervisor.   ----    Seasonal position, $17--20 per hour DOE 

This is a non-benefited temporary seasonal position, which will last five (5) months or less, from approximately May 15, 2024 – October 15, 2024.

E-mail resume and copy of generic application to southsidewaterandsewer@swsdidaho.org or mail to P.O. Box D Sandpoint, ID 83864.  Open until filled. 

Ability to:

  • Work variable hours and shifts
  • Operate a motor vehicle and other maintenance equipment
  • Understand and follow oral and written instruction
  • Perform heavy manual work for extended time periods under varying climatic conditions, heights, and confined spaces – requiring good health, physical strength, and agility
  • Use and be skilled in the use of various power and hand tools
  • Communicate effectively to maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and individuals encountered within the general public in performance of job responsibilities

Acceptable Experience and Training:

  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work of a Seasonal Laborer

Examples of Duties:

  • Assists in the repair, installation and/or replacement of water meters, connections, mains, valves & fire hydrants
  • Assists in the repair, installation and/or replacement of sewer mains, laterals, service taps and manholes
  • When authorized, may operate pickups, front end loader, tractor, backhoe, generator, pumps, compressor, chain saw, and other miscellaneous construction equipment
  • Performs heavy physical labor, including shoveling, loading and lifting
  • Helps to maintain the various equipment, tools and supply materials for the Department
  • Performs tree trimming and weed control
  • Cleans facilities and operation equipment, as required by daily visual inspection
  • Performs general building maintenance and grounds keeping
  • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with District procedures, and safety practices
  • Performs other related duties as required

Special Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Cellphone is required
  • Employees will be subject to the Southside Water and Sewer employee work policy
  • Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test