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Water Plant Technician- Full-TIme- $19.45 hourly

SALARY:       $40,425

OPENING DATE: 08/05/2022                       CLOSING DATE: 08/21/2022 at 5:00 p.m.


This is a skilled work in the use of specialized maintenance and construction equipment and vehicles utilized in the water and wastewater activities of the Sevierville Water Systems.  The work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of specialized electrical test equipment, electrical wiring, signal wiring for SCADA systems, repair and maintenance of piping, pumps, and appurtenances in the water plant.  Employee in this position will be required to be on call during portions of each month.  Supervision is received from the Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator.


This position’s primary duties are:

  • Operates small cranes, electrical test meters and equipment, air operated tools, gas powered tools and equipment, hand tools, mowers with weed eaters, and ventilation equipment.
  • Maintains pumps, motors, plant equipment, SCADA telemetry, and other equipment of the water plant.
  • Works with internal and external vendors for trouble shooting and repairing equipment in the water plant.
  • May supervise and participate in the work of a small crew during the construction and installation of water plant equipment to include plumbing and electrical switch gear, trouble shoot and repair small electrical control panels.
  • Assists in building maintenance functions such as painting, electrical work, carpentry, masonry, etc. as needed.
  • Maintains all records concerning cost and inventory for the maintenance activities at the water plant.
  • Performs related work as required.


Graduation from high school or a GED certificate supplemented with some technical training in electrical and plumbing work and the test equipment used for work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  Requires a valid Tennessee driver’s license.  Electrical, PLC, control wiring, and plumbing licenses or certifications preferred.  Requires at least one year of experience in a position with similar responsibilities.

Please submit an application and/or resume in an envelope marked “Water Plant Technician” to the City of Sevierville, Att: Human Resources, P.O. Box 5500, Sevierville, TN 37864-5500. Applications can be completed online.  Resumes may be sent by fax to 865-453-5518 or e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The City of Sevierville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected class as identified under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974, the Tennessee Human Rights Act, or on any basis protected by law. The City is a Drug-Free Workplace, and all applicants are subject to a background check, driving history check, and drug testing in accordance with City policy.

NOTE:  Only applicants who provide a valid e-mail address will be notified when the position has been filled.    

Contact Us

Kristi Ward, Human Resources Manager

120 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500
Phone: 865.453.5504


The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in its programs or activities pursuant to Public Law 93-112 or 101-336. The City of Sevierville does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d.)

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