General Laborer

The Utilities Board of the City of Rainbow City

1540 Sutton Bridge Road * Rainbow City, Alabama 35906 * (256) 442-255


  • Graduation from a Senior High School or equivalent.
  • Any combination of experience, and training equivalent to experience, in public contact work which has provided familiarity with water utility operations.
  • Possess, or the ability to possess, a valid (Class B) CDL license as issued by the Alabama Department of Public Safety.
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude; evidence of trustworthiness and ethical conduct; effective human relation skills; professionalism.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to operate equipment to repair, install or maintain utility meters, lines, services, and fire hydrants.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate minor construction and automotive equipment on occasion or relief basis, and use power tools.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other employees and the general public.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to adhere to prescribed Board Policies.
  • Health and physical condition to permit outdoor work; heavy lifting, and other strenuous physical task over extended periods of time, in varying weather conditions; ability to bend, stoop, crouch, crawl; normal vision and hearing.


  • Maintenance of water and sewer system including repairs, installation or maintenance of water meters, lines, services, and fire hydrants.
  • Transports equipment, drives dump truck.
  • Operates minor construction and automotive equipment, uses power tools.
  • Works after hours, weekends, and holidays, in varying weather conditions, to repair the water/wastewater system, or any other utility emergency situation.
  • Performs related work as assigned.