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Water Plant Operator

City of Social Circle

Posted: Jun. 8, 2018

End Date: Jul. 6, 2018

Water Operator Summary: Water Plant Operator will be responsible for operating and maintaining a 1MGD surface water treatment plant.  Responsibilities including maintaining proper chemical dosages and implementing treatment techniques that produce a high‐quality drinking water supply for the citizens of Social Circle.  Also, this position is responsible for ensuring water production is always sufficient for maintaining flow and distribution pressures for firefighting and an adequate supply for the citizens of Social Circle.  This position is required to work various shifts.  

The Water Plant Operator must exercise independent judgment for routine and non-routine operation of a 1 MGD surface water treatment plant for production and distribution of drinking water that meets or exceeds the parameters of regulatory agencies, following established plant operational procedures. Duties include, but are not limited to: performance of quality control testing procedures; measuring and adjusting chemical feed rates; operating and monitoring pumps; operating filtration units; monitoring consumer water usage and adjusting distribution system control equipment accordingly to maintain necessary tank levels while meeting the demand. This employee will maintain chemical inventories, plant operation reports, and assist with minor mechanical work and routine equipment maintenance. The new hire must be able to obtain a level III Georgia State Surface Water Operator Certification within 12 months of hire date. The Water Plant Operator must have mechanical aptitude and good communication skills. The physical duties include: walking, lifting to 50 lbs, reaching, climbing, and standing for long periods of time. The job is NON-EXEMPT under FLSA.se of business on Friday, July 06, 2018

Minimum Qualifications:
 High school diploma/GED
 Valid driver's license
 Prior experience with Microsoft Office software (indicate on application)

Special Notes Concerning This Position: Starting Salary depends on qualifications and certification held: Level III - $28,706 +, Level II - $31,686 +, and Level I - $34,975 +

How to Apply: Online application Resumes, with cover letter including reason for interest in position, may be submitted by:  Email: tduval@socialcirclega.net ;  Mail or in person: City of Social Circle Attn: Teresa Duval PO Box 310 166 N. Cherokee Road Social Circle, GA 30025