Wastewater Treatment Maintenance Mechanic

Recruitment #19-5136-001

Nature of Work

Performs a wide variety of skilled work in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, including HVAC systems, hydraulic, hydro-pneumatic and pneumatic equipment, air and gas compressors and other equipment unique to wastewater treatment operations.

Minimum Education

Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.).

Minimum Experience

Must have 3 years of experience in mechanical maintenance work, including experience at the journeyworker level in one or more of the mechanical trades.

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

General Requirements

Must be able to wear and use a respirator and/or any other needed health and safety related equipment.

Promotional Qualifications

Must be a full-time permanent employee in pay grade 120 (Wage) or below, pay grade 29 (Clerical) or below, or equivalent, and been employed for 6 consecutive months by the City of Dayton in a classified Civil Service position.  Identical scores will be broken by (1) seniority and (2) random selection method.

Open Competitive Applicants

Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity.  Identical scores will be broken by a random selection method.


Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination.  Applicants appearing on the Promotional eligible list shall be considered prior to those on the Open Competitive list. Police background investigation will be required. Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a drug screen. Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.

Examination Date

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - Time to be Announced
Civil Service Board Office
371 West Second Street, Lower Level 
Dayton, Ohio 45402

*Certified candidates will be sent a link to self-schedule their examination time at a later date.