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Meter Reader I - Water

Company: Town of Gilbert
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Team Gilbert

Gilbert, AZ is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Gilbert is one of thelargest cities in Arizona with a population of over 260,000 people and has been named the Most Prosperous City in the Country, Best Place to Live, Work and Play, Arizona's Most Admired Companies to Work For, and more.

Gilbert is on a mission to be the City of the Future. We choose to "Anticipate. Create. Help people." With 100 years of history and growth, our focus is on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future, while continuing to be one of the top communities in the country.

What sets Gilbert apart is a combination of a sense of community, a unique and enjoyable environment for residents and businesses and a commitment to innovation. Gilbert is a diverse community that celebrates its rich heritage and character, but we're working diligently to shape our best possible future. We all play a role in the design of tomorrow.

In Gilbert, we are shaping a new tomorrow, today.

We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble. Join Team Gilbert, and help us shape a new tomorrow, today:

We Are Seeking

With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Meter Reader I in Water.

The Meter Reader I reports to the Water Meter Supervisor. The primary function of this position is to read meters visual and by radio signal on assigned routes and records information with electronic handheld or mobile devices. Performs installations, inspections and repairs on water meters, meter registers, electronic radio transmitters, meter boxes, lids, connections and route maintenance. Additional essential duties include, but not limited to:

  • Residential or commercial meter reading;
  • Residential or commercial " to 2"meter change out;
  • Notify customers of all meter change outs;
  • Investigate zero consumption and non-read exception;
  • Meter transceiver unit maintenance and route maintenance.

About You

You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships, and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

At Team Gilbert, we hire outcome-oriented problem-solvers who love what they do! Here are some position requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 6 months of experience in reading any type of meter
  • Grade I Water Distribution ADEQ Certificationwithin 12 months of hire
  • Valid AZ Driver's License

This position is an At-Will position and is FLSA Non-Exempt - eligible for overtime compensation.


  • Knowledge of and skill in various equipment and hand tools associated with meters.
  • Safety operation and maintenance practices.
  • Technology associated with meter reading.
  • Basic operation, maintenance, plumbing service of water infrastructure.
  • Traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operations.


  • Proficient in computer hardware and software related to Meters.
  • Strong customer service skills.

Up For the Challenge

In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement and more.

Join Team Gilbert and make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then why not click that "Apply" button at the top there? We can't think of a better place to put your talents to work.

Let's get this adventure started!

First review of applications will take place on Monday, June 7, 2021 on applications received by 7AM on June 7, 2021. Applications received after 7AM on June 7, 2021 will be reviewed after the posting closes.

Gilbert provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Town of Gilbert, Gilbert , Meter Reader I - Water, Other , Gilbert, Arizona

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