City of Edinburg
  • 25-May-2023 to 08-Jun-2023 (CST)
  • Systems -Dept #6300
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • 13.77
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

Wastewater Maintenance Technician

City of Edinburg in Edinburg, TX is actively seeking a dedicated Wastewater Maintenance Technician to perform any operation, maintenance, and construction to our sewer infrastructure. Are you seeking engaging work? Do you wish to advance your career as a Wastewater Maintenance Technician? Does working for a rapidly growing city sound appealing to you? If so, please continue reading!

The Wastewater Maintenance Technician position earns competitive pay of $ 13.77/hr. We provide great benefits and perks, including paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), life & ADD insurance, a retirement plan with a 7% employee contribution and a city match of 2 to 1, 100%-paid medical and 100%-paid dental with optional dependent coverage, workers compensation, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Additionally, we offer our employees an employee assistance program (EAP), a healthy lifestyle program, and access to Active Edinburg fitness centers. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply to join our team today!


Edinburg is the fastest growing city in the Rio Grande Valley, with a 23% growth rate since 2010, and is among the top five fastest-growing cities in the state. It has been recognized as an all-American city three times by the National Civic League, placing it among a handful of outstanding communities in the nation. Our wonderful city has exceptional entertainment, arts & culture, recreation, and education, which makes it a great place to work.

Our employees share our dedication to the city, which is why we like to show them our appreciation for their commitment. We do this by providing competitive compensation, exceptional PTO opportunities, and other great benefits to help them lead healthy, productive lives. We care about people, and that includes both our residents and employees!


As a Wastewater Maintenance Technician, you spend your day maintaining grounds and landscaping, responding to customer complaints, transporting sludge, assisting other crews and performing equipment and vehicle inspections. Your work typically is to maintain and monitor all aspects of the city's wastewater infrastructure. Your job is essential to the city, and you often operate construction related equipment that will assist in maintaining grounds and landscaping. You are constantly on your toes and ready for any new and unexpected challenges that may arise in the city. This can include understanding knowledge of sewer line maintenance and repair. When you are not out in the city, you generally participate in learning about landscaping principles and proper sludge/waste disposal. You enjoy being helpful and have no problem providing assistance and support to other divisions within the department as needed. The city needs someone like you with skills in maintenance and operation of sewer infrastructure and you finding genuine enjoyment in what you do!


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalency
  • No experience required
  • Must have a current valid class "C" driver's license from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
  • Achieve TCEQ Class I Wastewater Collection License within (1) first year of employment.
  • Achieve TCEQ Class II Wastewater Collection License within (3) three years of employment.
  • Achieve TCEQ Class III Wastewater Collection License within (5) five years of employment.
  • Achieve Class "B" CDL from the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record with a tank endorsement within (1) first year of employment.

Are you someone who prefers hands-on work? Do you have excellent knowledge of sanitary sewer collection system infrastructure? Are you proficient in power tools? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Is dependability one of your strengths? If yes, you might just be perfect for this Wastewater Maintenance Technician job!


If you feel that you have the right skills in caring for operation, construction, and maintenance of sanitary infrastructure to succeed as our Wastewater Maintenance Technician, apply now using our mobile-friendly application.

Location: 78541

Applicants will be subject to a complete background investigation. Incomplete, inaccurate and/or failure to report information will cause the applicant rejection from consideration.

Applicants must also take and pass a pre-employment drug test administered by the City of Edinburg at the City's expense.

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