Meter Reader


The Gallatin Public Utilities Department is currently accepting applications for a meter reader. The purpose of this position is to perform field and technical work in locating, reading, and recording readings for water and/or gas meters using a hand-held meter reading computer, does related work as required. This is a 40 hours per week, day shift position with no weekend work required. The starting rate is $15.00 + excellent benefits.

Duties include locating and reading water or gas meters on assigned routes and records usage; assisting with fieldwork; initiating and terminating service; preparing and maintaining files and records; keeping records of meters read and reports meters not accessible for reading; repairing or replacing leaking or damaged water meters.

The successful applicant will have general knowledge of the geography and street locations of the city, the ability to write legibly, ability to make simple arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately; as well as the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public.

Qualified applicants must possess a high school diploma/equivalent with one year recent work experience in locating and reading water and/or gas meters or utilities experience. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Interested persons should apply online at Application will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE