Meter Reader 1

Position Opens: 2020-07-31, Position Closes: 2021-08-13


Public Utility District No. 1 of Pend Oreille County is accepting applications for the full-time position of Meter Reader I to work out of our Newport location.

Minimum Requirements

Successful applicants must have:

  • Accurately read and record utility meter readings; perform meter change-outs as needed

  • Use computerized meter reading equipment to collect/download usage data

  • Perform locates of underground utility facilities (electric, water, broadband)

  • Effectively communicate/interact with District customers and co-workers

  • Work outdoors and independently, under a variety of weather, terrain and road conditions

  • Demonstrate sound judgment when encountering pets, potential hazards or difficult circumstances

This position requires a motivated person with proven leadership skills,  a good familiarity with Pend Oreille County roads and geography, as well as good organizational and recordkeeping skills. A valid state driver’s license and  a demonstrated good driving record are also required. A pre-employment background check will be performed. This is a bargaining unit position, represented by IBEW Local 77. Starting rate of pay is $22.10/hr. + excellent benefits

How to Apply

An application is available through the Careers link on our website,  Applications may also be obtained at the PUD office in Newport or at Box Canyon Dam.  Completed applications (along with a cover letter and resume) may be submitted online, or mailed to PO Box 190, Newport, WA 99156 (attn: Human Resources). Application materials must be received by close of business on August 13, 2021

Online Job Description - Meter Reader 1

Online Application - Meter Reader 1

The Public Utility District of Pend Oreille County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.