City of Mt. Pleasant Home

Water Meter Reader

The City of Mt. Pleasant is accepting applications for a variable hour Water Meter Reader. Must be available to read and record utility meters approximately 8-12 hours per week, Monday through Saturday during daylight hours. Starting wage is $11.50/hour; $12.00/hour after six (6) months. Position open until filled.

Primary Duties

Accurately reads utility meters for residential and commercial customers and records the consumption information into handheld meter reading computer device. Ability to maintain a positive City image.  Required to report abnormal readings or meter malfunctions in a timely manner to billing staff. 

Minimum Requirements 

Familiar with technology and ability to read computer screens and enter data. Good time management skills necessary to efficiently complete daily route assignments. Must possess a valid Michigan driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.

Preferred Background

Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have completed high school or equivalent.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Must be able to walk in all types of weather for up to eight (8) hours per day. Must be able to bend, twist, squat and stoop many times each day to read meters; negotiate rough terrain; and periodically climb stairs and be comfortable encountering dogs.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, hear and talk. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Must possess the physical abilities to transport self to reading location. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To be considered for this position, please submit ALL of the following:

In order to view and print the documents, you must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer. If you do not have it, you may download it free from Adobe Systems Incorporated.

All requested information must be submitted to:
City of Mount Pleasant
Human Resources Department
320 West Broadway Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Phone: 989-779-5314
Fax: 989-779-5317
Email: hr@mt-pleasant.org
(**Please combine multiple documents into a SINGLE Word or PDF file before submitting, incomplete documents will not be accepted**)

The City of Mount Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer