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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator


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WWTP Operator 
Closes On: December 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST


Department: W/S & WW
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Rate of Pay: $15.66 
Details: The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator position is required to work 12 hour shifts (4 on and 4 off) from 7am to 7pm (day shift) for half of the year and 12 hour shifts (4 on and 4 off) from 7pm to 7am (night shift) for half of the year.

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Job Summary

The WWTP Operator is responsible for operating and inspecting equipment at a wastewater treatment plant.

Essential Job Functions

  • Monitors treatment process and makes necessary adjustments as indicated by current conditions;
  • Monitors performance of machinery and equipment used to control the treatment process;
  • Inspects plant equipment;
  • Prepares inspection sheets, logs, and flow charts;
  • Maintains records and maintains sludge drying beds;
  • Monitors performance of machinery and equipment used to control the treatment process;
  • Tends to pumps, blowers, feed pumps, centrifuges, dry and wet chemical feeders, aerators, telescopic settings, wet well, and other equipment used to decontaminate wastewater;
  • Cleans and scrubs filters and tanks;
  • Changes chlorine cylinders;
  • Performs wastewater treatment plant tours;
  • Collects wastewater samples for standard tests, such as biochemical oxygen demand, dissolved oxygen, suspended solids, and pH;
  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment;
  • Performs housekeeping and grounds maintenance duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Six (6) months of experience in a related field;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience; and 
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License;
  • Must obtain a Class III Wastewater license within 12 months of hire.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The City of Statesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Statesboro will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with eligible disabilities (unless the disability precludes performance of the essential functions of the position).

The City of Statesboro is a drug free workplace. 
The City of Statesboro participates in E-Verify. 

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