Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: March 2, 2012

Organization: City of Newberry

City: Newberry, South Carolina

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: $28,792 - $41,748


Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent with nine to twelve months of experience in meter reading and servicing; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have a valid South Carolina driver?s license.

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs routine service work and general repair work to utility meters. Work involves reading electric, water, and effluent flow meters; and recording consumption by utility customer. Reports to the Meter Service Supervisor.
Reads electric, water, and effluent flow meters on assigned route and records reading; makes special reading as required.
Cuts electric and water services on/off as directed; terminates service for non-payment; services defective utility meters and meter boxes; assists in assigning account number to utility customers.
Operates, maintains, and cleans service vehicles.
Performs mailroom activities as directed.
Receives, prepares, reviews, and submits various reports and records including meter readings, abnormal readings, work orders, vehicle inspection reports, and general office correspondence.
Provides assistance at the warehouse as needed.
Receives and/or reviews various records and reports such as meter readings from meters, meter readings list, cut off list, work order for the field, and customer service letters for delivery.
Prepares and/or processes various records and reports such as meter reading in handheld, work order from the field, supply order, and information on problematic animals.
Refers to handheld documentation, city policy, maps, calendar, procedure manuals, regulations, publication and reference texts, etc.
Operates a variety of equipment such as City truck, handheld meter reading device, electric meter, water meter, postage machine, etc.
Uses a variety of tools such as water meter key, wrenches, electric meter puller, pliers, hammer, screwdriver, etc.; a variety of supplies such as electrical meters, water meters, hand pump, electric meter disconnect, general office supplies, etc.; and variety of computer software such as Iton Handheld software, Utility Billing software, etc.
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Meter Service Supervisor, Finance employees, and other City employees, customers, and the general public.
Runs errands as needed.
Performs other related duties as required.

Contact Name:
Tina P. Wicker
Application Process:
Applications, resumes, academic information etc. should be mailed to my attention to Post Office Box 538, Newberry, SC 29108. If you have any questions, please call 803-321-1000 or visit the City?s website at