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Water Treatment Plant Operator

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
LOCATION: TOWN OF YADKINVILLE; YADKINVILLE, NC CONTACT PERSON: MICHAEL KOSER, TOWN MANAGER JACOB SWAIM, PUBLIC SERVICES DIRECTOR TELEPHONE NUMBER: 336-679-8732 ADDRESS TO SEND APPLICATION: • APPLICANTS CAN SUBMIT A RESUME/COVER LETTER IN CONFIDENCE TO TOWN MANAGER, PO DRAWER 816, YADKINVILLE NC 27055 OR YOU MAY EMAIL MICHAEL KOSER AT MKOSER@YADKINVILLE.ORG. • FOR A PRINTABLE COPY OF THE JOB APPLICATION OR APPLY ONLINE VISIT THE TOWN OF YADKINVILLE’S WEBSITE AT HTTPS://WWW.YADKINVILLE.ORG/DEPARTMENTS/ADMINISTRATION/EMPLOYMENT-OPPORTUNITIES. GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: PERFORMS RESPONSIBLE OPERATIONAL, LABORATORY, AND MAINTENANCE FUNCTIONS IN A WATER TREATMENT PLANT. JOB SUMMARY: AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS CLASS PERFORMS A VARIETY OF OPERATIONAL, LABORATORY, AND MAINTENANCE DUTIES DESIGNED TO PRODUCE SAFE TREATMENT OF POTABLE WATER. WORK IS PERFORMED ON AN ASSIGNED OR ROTATING SHIFT. WORK INCLUDES MONITORING THE PLANT'S OPERATION THROUGH OBSERVATION, MECHANICAL READINGS AND THE RESULTS OF STANDARD CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL TESTS AND TO MAKE NECESSARY ADJUSTMENTS IN THE PROCESS AS CONDITIONS OR TEST RESULTS DICTATE. OTHER DUTIES INCLUDE PERFORMING STANDARD LABORATORY DUTIES AND TESTS AND ASSISTING WITH PLANT AND FACILITIES MAINTENANCE. WORK ALSO INCLUDES SUBSTANTIAL RECORD KEEPING OF WORK ACTIVITIES. EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH WATER TREATMENT AND PLANT OPERATIONS INCLUDING WORKING BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENTS, IN EXTREME HOT AND COLD WEATHER, AND EXPOSURE TO VARIOUS HAZARDS SUCH AS LOUD NOISES, MOVING MECHANICAL PARTS, ELECTRICAL CURRENT, CHEMICALS, FUMES, ODORS, DUSTS, MISTS, GASES, POOR VENTILATION, AND WORKING IN SMALL SPACES. WORKERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO WEAR RESPIRATORS WHEN WORKING AROUND CHLORINE TANKS. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION AND REVIEWED BY OBSERVATION, CONFERENCE, AND REVIEWING RECORDS FOR ADHERENCE TO OPERATIONS STANDARDS, INSTRUCTIONS, AND SAFETY PRACTICES. ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES: PERFORMS RELATED DUTIES AS REQUIRED. DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL SUPPLEMENTED BY COURSE WORK IN CHEMISTRY OR BIOLOGY AND SOME EXPERIENCE IN THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT, PREFERABLY IN A WATER TREATMENT PLANT; OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: • POSSESSION OF A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER’S LICENSE. • ABILITY TO OBTAIN CDL’S IF APPLICABLE. • ABILITY TO OBTAIN NORTH CAROLINA WATER OPERATOR'S GRADE C SURFACE, WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF HIRE DATE. EMPLOYEE WILL REMAIN ON PROBATION UNTIL CERTIFICATION IS ACHIEVED. SALARY: • SALARY GRADE 12: $31,028 - $38,785 (DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS) • POSITION IS NON-EXEMPT. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED AND CAN CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE. FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE ON THE TOWN WEBSITE AT WWW.YADKINVILLE.ORG UNDER "EMPLOYMENT"
Employer: Town of Yadkinville
Expires: 9/24/2022
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