Water Meter Reader

The Village of Dolton is currently hiring for a part time Water Meter Reader. The position description and like detail is attached, please review the description, duties, and feel free to apply online by visiting our website and selecting the Documents and Form link and printing out and application. Please be sure that all applications are legible and completed in their entirety. Application will be reviewed and considered for positions in which their skill level meets our request posted position description. If you are selected for consideration you will be contacted within 7-10 business days after your application has been submitted to the Director of Human Resources at the Village Hall, if your skill set is not a match for our current openings, be assured that your application will remain on file and in consideration for a minimum of 90 days.

Job Description/Duties


The Successful candidate will be responsible for obtaining readings of meter dials and entering the data into route books or hand-held computers; Uploading collected data into appropriate databases; Verifying readings in cases where consumption appears to be abnormal and record/report reasons for fluctuation; Inspecting meters for unauthorized connections, defects or irregularities; Communicating services and charge information to customers as needed.

In addition the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities are required:

Possession of a valid Illinois drivers license with a satisfactory driving record; Reliable vehicle with insurance coverage; The ability to walk and/or drives along established routes to obtain readings; Be able to perform physical activities that require the use of the entire body including but not limited to accessing small, difficult areas to obtain readings; Must be tolerable of regular exposure to cold and heated climates due to weather fluctuations; Must be able to see well at close range as well as at a distance; Must be able to work independently; Must be able to effectively communicate with the internal and external customers in order to ensure quality of service to the public.

The Village of Dolton, IL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information, veteran status or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Applications for this position will be accepted immediately with the close date being 12am Midnight on August 31, 2018. Please submit all completed applications and resumes electronically to Janice Johnson at jjohnson@vodolton.org.

The U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring in Our Area!

Are you looking for ways to help your community? The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring temporary positions for the 2020 Census in our area.

All 2020 Census jobs are temporary. The largest number of positions available are for census takers. Pay rates vary by area.

By working for the Census Bureau, you can help them reach their goal for the 2020 Census to ensure everyone is counted. Census counts have a huge impact on our community. The 2020 Census data will be used to determine how more than $675 billion from more than 100 government programs are distributed to states and localities, including communities like ours. The data influence choices made about which roads are fixed, where schools are built and businesses opened, what medical services are offered, and more.

If you’re interested, please visit the Census Bureau job site to apply. You’ll also be able to see descriptions and frequently asked questions at 2020census.gov/jobs.