2024 Summer Fire Hydrant Auditor

Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/12/2023 4:16 PM)
# of Openings
Seasonal Labor


The purpose of this position is to assist in the auditing of fire hydrants which includes flushing, operating, maintaining and recording pertinent information about the hydrant and applicable water valves.


WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 455,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on. Our passion is water, because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.


WaterOne provides competitive benefits and compensation ranges.  Selected candidates are placed in the position’s pay range based on their qualifications.


Pay rate is $17.00 per hour.  



  • Operates and maintains fire hydrants.
  • Assists in maintaining truck inventory and in servicing, repair, or replacement of equipment and tools assigned to truck.
  • Keeps trucks and equipment clean and well organized.
  • Reads and interprets WaterOne maps. Uses GIS mapping system, PC and plotter.
  • Locates and records ties on new and existing hydrants manually and using GPS equipment.
  • Performs tests on branch valve, flushes hydrants and runs pressure tests on fire hydrants to determine proper working condition of hydrant. Records inspection information daily and is able to use electronic device to record and download data.
  • Operates hand and power tools and other equipment used at work sites.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.


Required Education, Skills & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Experience working/performing in summer weather conditions.
  • Must be able to read and understand maps and blueprints in electronic format.
  • Knowledge of traffic safety work zone regulations and the ability to install warning devices to provide a safe working zone.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, ability to read and to follow oral and written instructions and to communicate with customers and co-workers in emergency situations.
  • Must be a good listener.
  • Establish and maintain good working relations with employees and the public and work well with different work crews.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Continuously meet WaterOne driving standards. Two or more moving violations in 24 months prior to application disqualify a candidate.
  • Must have good computer skills and the ability to use software used at WaterOne.
  • Meet departmental attendance and performance expectations.
  • Must pass post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background verification (may not apply to current employees). This position is also subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

Physical Job Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally lift/or move up to 75 pounds.  The employee must be able to use a computer for five hours a day. The employee must be able to move occasionally. The employee must be in possession of a licenses and be able to operate a vehicle at any given time. The employee must be able to constantly work in outdoor weather conditions.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Protective equipment, including but not limited to personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, may be required and shall be maintained in the sanitary and reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of process or environment, chemical hazards, or mechanical hazard encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact.


Equal Opportunity Employer

WaterOne is an equal opportunity employer and upholds a non-discrimination policy. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, military status, or marital status in making employment and business decisions. We also prohibit harassment and retaliation in the workplace and in our dealings with the public. We encourage and welcome diversity of backgrounds in our workforce. WaterOne complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).


Complete job description is available upon request and will be provided during the selection process.


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