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CITY OF AMES Electric Lineworker/Lineworker Apprentice in Ames, Iowa

SALARY:iSee Position DescriptioniOPENING DATE:i11/01/22iCLOSING DATE:i11/30/22i05:00 PMiGENERAL INFORMATION:Centrally located in the heart of Iowa, Ames is a vibrant, progressive community with more than 66,000 residents providing an excellent quality of life. Home to Iowa State University, Ames offers year-round recreation opportunities, diverse cultural offerings, a stable economy, safe neighborhoods, and a high-achieving school district.The City of Ames is conducting a recruitment to establish a Civil Service eligibility list for three (3) positions within the Electric Distribution services division. We are looking for candidates to fill eitheritwo (2) Electric Lineworker and one (1) Apprentice Electric Lineworker: or, One (1) Electric Lineworker and two (2) Apprentice Electric Lineworkeripositions. The list will be valid for up to one year from the date of certification by the Ames Civil Service Commission and may be used to fill one or more vacancies in either classification. In addition, City of Ames Civil Service employees who have previously held Civil Service status in this classification and are interested in voluntarily demoting or laterally transferring into the current vacancy must submit their application by the deadline.Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the written exam which will be held at 5:30 p.m. local time on December 22, 2022 in the city of Ames.Both positions are full time (40 hours per week) and benefit eligible as well as have the opportunity to earn on call pay and considerable overtime. The very comprehensive benefits package offered for either position are as follows: Medical, dental, vision, life and long term disability insurance; Flexible spending account (FSA) for both health care and dependent care; Retirement plan options - deferred compensation, 401a defined compensation plan, and IPERS which may include employer contributions; Vacation Pay, Sick Leave, Holiday Pay and Longevity Pay; Leaves of Absence; Employee development and Educational Assistance Programs; and Employee Assistance Programs.SALARY as of July 1, 2022:Electric Lineworker-starts at $43.93 hourly; approximately $91,375.40 annually(does not include the ability to earn considerable on call and overtime pay)Apprentice Electric Lineworker -$23.36 to $39.53 hourly. Rate of pay will be determined by prior apprenticeship hours worked(does not include the ability to earn considerable on call and overtime pay).Candidates meeting minimum qualifications for either position will be invited to participate in a written exam.Candidates scoring an average of 70% or greater on the written exam will be invited to continue in the hiring process.To learn more about this great career opportunity with the City of Ames, please view this video at\_bVOXySgsC8E-Verify Process:The City of Ames participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicantis Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered a position with the City of Ames must complete Section 1 of Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity on their first day of employment. Please be prepared to provide required documents on your first day of employment. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 515-239-5199 or go to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at: Applicants with disabilities may submit requests for ADA testing or interview accommodations to the Human Resources Department prior to the test or interview.The City of Ames is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion,