The Macon Water Authority

790 Second Street • Macon, GA 31202-0108 • (478) 464-5600

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Meter Reader


Job Summary:

Performs routine field clerical work in reading water meters on an assigned route and records readings by use of a handheld electronic device.



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the methods and procedures involved in the reading of meters, and transmitting or recording consumption.
  • Knowledge of the geography and street locations of the City of Macon and surrounding counties.
  • Ability to write legibly.
  • Ability to make simple mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately, and to comprehend these calculations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, and other employees.
  • Ability to walk all day under varying climatic conditions.
  • Valid Georgia Drivers License with a safe driving record.


Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent walking.
  • Ability to carry 25 pounds up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, stooping and occasionally sitting, crawling, crouching, climbing, and balancing.
  • Ability to grasp and hold.


Salary: $$12.48/hr

Open Until: 09/27/2018

Contact Name: Octavia McGruder

Contact Phone: (478) 464-5600

Contact Email:

Application Procedure:

The Macon Water Authority job application can be downloaded here (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). Please complete the application and submit it one of three ways, along with your resume: email to; fax to 478-741-2629; or come to our Administrative Building and complete an application. The address is 790 Second Street, Macon Georgia, 31201. Due to the high volume of applicant submissions for employment, we are unable to speak with you individually about your application. All applicants will be reveiwed and those selected for the hiring process will be contacted.


(Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Fax:  478-741-2629



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Macon Water Authority
790 Second St.
P.O. Box 108
Macon, GA 31202-0108
(478) 464-5600
(478) 741-9146

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