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Director of Public Works and Utilities

City of Social Circle
$ 85,000
Ends: December 6, 2019
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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Director of Public Works and Utilities:  Full Time - Exempt

Social Circle, Georgia

 

Posted:  November 11, 2019

 

 

The City of Social Circle is seeking a Director of Public Works and Utilities.  This is a senior management level position, overseeing the functions of engineering, maintenance and operation of city properties and infrastructure, and management of the water, wastewater, and gas utilities. This position will also supervise the staff who manage the operations of the Water Treatment Plant and the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, exceptional leadership ability, and broad experience in engineering, project management, public works, and utility system management. 

 

Social Circle is a collaborative and community oriented environment where our expectation is excellence in providing City services.  This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to work in a small town atmosphere with excellent quality of life and a positive economic and employment outlook.  The City is supportive of training and networking to provide and maintain exceptional city services in a cost effective and responsive manner.

 

The Public Works Director is appointed by and reports to the City Manager. The Public Works Department will supervise 25 staff and manage an annual operating budget of approximately $7 m. with up to $3 m of capital improvement projects.

 

The City of Social Circle is a historic community that is located approximately 45 miles east of Atlanta in the Historic Heartlands section of Georgia in rural Walton County. The population of the city is approximately 5000.  We are a small town with a big heart and we are a community proud of its history.  We are actively seeking ways to maintain our small town atmosphere, to preserve our quality of life, and to create the best business climate for quality growth.  We believe that Social Circle is "Georgia's Greatest Little Town".  Our pride in our city is reflected in our community’s commitment and dedication to excellence.

 

Ideal Candidates:

Candidates should have demonstrated experience, professional excellence, integrity, and leadership ability, should be able to communicate and interact professionally and effectively in all situations, and should be able to problem solve effectively.  The ideal candidate will be familiar with field operations, personable and service oriented, and able to create and sustain an effective and efficient work group through leadership, training, collaboration, and personnel management.

 

Preferred qualifications include Class I operator for Water and Wastewater Treatment plants, experience in public works projects and roadway maintenance, familiarity with public utility (water, wastewater, and gas) system management and regulatory requirements, and the ability to effectively utilize appropriate professional and technical software systems. A BS in Civil Engineering or equivalent, Professional Engineer or EIT license is desired, but not required.

 

Salary/ Benefits:
Salary Range begins at $ 85,000 depending upon qualifications and experience.  The City offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and defined benefit retirement.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent related experience, education and training.
  • Three years of supervision and management experience in utilities, construction, or public works;
  • Five years of experience in construction, public works, engineering, project management or utility systems.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Resumes, with cover letter including reason for interest in position, may be submitted by:

  • Email: manager@socialcirclega.com
  • Mail or in person:        Adele Schirmer, City Manager

City of Social Circle

PO Box 310

166 N. Cherokee Road

Social Circle, GA 30025

 

Resumes should include at least three (3) professional references.

End Date: Applications must be received by the close of business on Monday, December 16, 2019.

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Water/Sewer Helper

City of Metter
$10.42 hourly to $15.63 hourly
Ends: November 21, 2019
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PUBLIC NOTICE

JOB OPPORTUNITY

 

 

The City of Metter is accepting applications for a Water/Sewer Helper. Minimum qualifications include a High School diploma or GED, a valid Georgia driver’s license, be in good physical condition, ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations.  Applications are available at City Hall at 49 South Rountree Street, Metter, Georgia.  Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a. m. until 5:00 p. m. Applications will be accepted until November 21, 2019 or until the position is filled.

 

The pay range for this position is $10.42  hourly to $15.63 hourly.

 

All job applicants being considered for employment shall be required to pass a drug and alcohol screening test prior to being hired.

 

The City of Metter is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Superintendent – Water & Sewer Maintenance

City of Milledgeville
Ends: February 6, 2020
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CITY OF MILLEDGEVILLE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION Superintendent – Water & Sewer Maintenance
LOCATION Water & Sewer Maintenance Department
SCHEDULE Full-Time – 8-hour shifts
SALARY Negotiable – Dependent Upon Experience

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT November 4 – Until filled

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for planning, directing, and supervising personnel involved in the operation and maintenance of the water distribution and sewage collection systems. This position reports directly to the Water and Sewer Maintenance Director.

MAJOR DUTIES: Include; but not limited to:
• Plans, directs, and supervises the operation of the water distribution and sewage collection systems, including maintenance and administrative operations.
• Plans operations including setting priorities and preparing long and short-range strategies to ensure effective water distribution and sewage collection.
• Assigns duties to, trains, and supervises employees.
• Advises employees of city rules and department standards and operating procedures.
• Identifies problems in the water and sewer system; determines method and equipment needed to repair problems.
• Schedules training, work, and vacations; maintains records of hours worked.
• Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
• Assists in repairs of the distribution and collection system; locates leaks.
• Coordinates and supervises inspection and cleaning of the collection system.
• Assists Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Departments with maintenance of lift stations.
• Responds to emergency situations and after-hour calls.
• Inspects the work of outside contractors involved in water and sewer main installations.
• Maintains inventory of materials and equipment necessary for department operations.
• Interviews applicants; makes hiring recommendations.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
• Knowledge of city policies and procedures pertaining to water distribution and sewage
collection.
• Knowledge of state and federal laws governing the operation of water distribution and
sewage collection systems, including safety and maintenance procedures.
• Knowledge of management and supervision techniques.
• Knowledge of construction and plumbing standards, including hydraulics.
• Knowledge of equipment and materials used in the maintenance and construction of
distribution and collection systems.
• Knowledge of basic mathematics, chemistry, biology, and civil engineering.
• Skill in operating heavy equipment, including a backhoe, trencher, dump truck, and jack
hammer.
• Skill in reading blueprints, construction plans, and maps.
• Skill in organizing and prioritizing work assignments.
• Skill in oral and written communications.
• Must obtain a Distribution Operations & Maintenance/Wastewater Collection License
within one year (whichever applies first)

Maintenance and Training Manager

Brunswick-Glynn Joint Water & Sewer Commission
$34.07hr - $38.33hr
Ends: February 5, 2020
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Maintenance and Training Manager
Executive Director
Starting Pay Range: $34.07hr - $38.33hr

JOB SUMMARY
Under the general direction of the Deputy Executive Director, oversees the preventive, predicted, and planned maintenance programs of the water and wastewater assets of the Brunswick-Glynn Joint Water & Sewer Commission. Assesses safety and maintenance training needs and develops required training programs for maintenance personnel to improve safety practices, build necessary skill sets, and increase resource flexibility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
? Assists Deputy Executive Director in overseeing the maintenance of the wastewater treatment facilities, wastewater collection systems, water production facilities, and water distribution facilities.
? Assists in planning the full extent of maintenance work needed to conduct the relevant preventive, predictive, or planned maintenance activities of the utility operating divisions.
? Oversees reactive maintenance activities as needed.
? Develops and/or manages the maintenance planning and scheduling processes of the JWSC.
? Develops cost and time estimates of planned maintenance work to improve resource utilization.
? Coordinates with operating superintendents to schedule manpower and resources for the most effective maintenance outcomes.
? Works closely with Purchasing Director to procure all necessary parts, equipment, and services to perform required maintenance activities.
? Develops standard operating procedures (SOP) that promote safety conscious and defect-free maintenance work quality for the utility operating divisions.
? Utilizes Cityworks or other computerized maintenance management software programs to maintain asset maintenance history and resource usage.
? Converts the JWSC asset maintenance strategy into an effective and efficient maintenance strategy for workplace activities.
? Audits operational and maintenance activities performed by operating divisions to determine necessary safety improvements and/or training.
? Provides or schedules safety training for new employees.
? Audits maintenance activities performed by operating divisions to determine necessary skills and/or training gaps present in workforce.
? Designs maintenance training programs for utility maintenance personnel to improve overall skill base of maintenance workforce.
? Coordinates with operational superintendents the training of maintenance staff to allow for coverage of required maintenance activities during training.
? Consults with Commission, Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, and regulatory agencies; implements utility rules, regulations, and policies.
? Sets and tracks metrics for staff activities and performance measurement using asset management program software and management tools; improves maintenance costs and efficiencies through use of asset management database and work order planning tools for cost improvements that include but are not limited to material changes, task scheduling, functional coordination actions, etc.
? Directs the preparation of division reports to all agencies; receives reports, charts, blueprints, forms, correspondence, and contracts; reviews, processes or forwards; maintains documentation for reference.
? Assists in annual operating and capital budget development tasks through prioritization of maintenance spending and creating equipment replacement schedules.
? Manages maintenance contracts as appropriate.
? Assists in assuring compliance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations.
? Assists in maintaining high levels of customer service throughout the organization.
? Assists in policy development and implementation.
? Responds to emergency calls for assistance; coordinates with other local and state agencies whenever necessary orappropriate to maximize resources and services.
? Responds to written and verbal inquiries and requests as needed.
? Maintains effective working relationships with consultants, contractors, vendors, local, state, and federal agencies
involved in public works projects, programs or services.
? Performs related duties.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
? Knowledge of wastewater treatment facilities operations and maintenance principles.
? Knowledge of wastewater collection system operations and maintenance principles.
? Knowledge of lift station inspection, repair, and maintenance principles.
? Knowledge of water production facilities operations and maintenance principles.
? Knowledge of water distribution systems operations and maintenance principles.
? Knowledge of the safety hazards and safe practices in construction, operation, and maintenance of a full service waterand wastewater utility.
? Knowledge of Cityworks computerized maintenance management software or other related CMMS.
? Knowledge of typical utilities projects, programs and services.
? Knowledge of automated applications to support administrative activities.
? Skill in preparing short and long-term plans for water/wastewater facilities and infrastructure to serve a growing
community. Experience in strategic planning.
? Skill in working drawings for construction and maintenance projects.
? Skill in designing programs, organizing staff, and directing the full range of activities to support programs and services.
? Skill in preparing and presenting training materials that are both effective and easy to understand.
? Skill in directing and managing the cost-effectiveness of program activities.
? Skill in evaluating the effectiveness of programs and in making appropriate modifications.
? Proven skill in managing work, leading others, and delegating responsibility.
? Skill in interpersonal communication.
? Skill in public speaking.
? Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to work as a member of the management team
and to promote the goals and objectives of the overall organization.
? Skill in maintaining accurate records, preparing effective reports, and making effective presentations.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK
? The work consists of varied maintenance and administrative duties. The variety of operational areas impacted by the work contribute to the complexity of the work.
? The purpose of this position is to oversee the preventive, predicted, and planned maintenance programs of the water and wastewater assets of the Brunswick-Glynn Joint Water & Sewer Commission. Successful performance ensures the effective and efficient operation of the utility and affects the quality of life for residents and visitors.

CONTACTS
? Contacts are typically with JWSC employees, Commission members, elected and appointed officials, attorneys,
contractors, vendors, customers, government regulators, and members of the general public.
? Contacts are typically to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT
? The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping.
? The work is occasionally performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending or crouching.
? The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.
? The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather.
? The employee is occasionally exposed to dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, or irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
? Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of an associate’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
? Sufficient experience to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the divisions and departments in order to direct and coordinate work within the divisions, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
? Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water treatment or distribution.
? Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for wastewater treatment or collection systems operation.
? Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR I, II, III

Newton County
Ends: February 4, 2020
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NEWTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT
CLASS SPECIFICATION
CLASS TITLE: WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR I, II, III CLASS CODE:
DEPARTMENT: WATER RESOURCES DATE: 100107
REPORTS TO: CHIEF WATER PLANT OPERATOR

JOB SUMMARY:
Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of water treatment facilities and systems.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.)
Monitors the performance of all equipment, gauges and charts in the treatment plant and pump stations; records statistical data concerning plant operations; maintains, operates, repairs, and replaces equipment as necessary; charts lab test results for trend analysis and maintains accurate records of analyses and test results; evaluates data and writes reports as required.
Operates, maintains and repairs malfunctions at the water treatment plant; repairs gauges, pumps, filters, and other controls and equipment.
Collects samples and identifies concentrations of chemical, physical or biological characteristics of water required in accordance with local, state and federal requirements; gathers and tests water samples for plant efficiency reports as required.
Performs quality control tests on lab equipment and lab analyses; evaluates procedures and results for accuracy and determines appropriate methods.
Assures that plant operates within required standards.
Contains and disposes of hazardous wastes generated by the lab.
Calibrates, modifies or repairs instrumentation and control equipment including recorders, flowmeter and other water quality monitoring equipment.

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Computer Calculator Telephone
Photocopier Facsimile Machine Motor Vehicle
Generators Pumps Gauges
Hand & Power Tools Shovels Wrenches
A Variety of Lab Equipment Detection Devices Mobile Radio

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
All candidates to fill a vacant position in this classification must submit to and pass a drug screening test after meeting the following minimum requirements:
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of Class III Water Certification or the ability to attain certification within one year of appointment
Water Treatment Operator I, II, III
Possession of valid Class C state drivers license; acceptable 3 year motor vehicle record, and able to be
insured by County’s insurance carrier.
Any equivalent combination of education or experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of:
Working knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedure used in water treatment
plant maintenance and operation activities; working knowledge of laboratory procedures and practices.

Skill in:
Operation of the listed tools and equipment.

Mental and Physical Abilities to:
Perform process control calculations; ability to work safely; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and
in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other
departments and the public; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle,
feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to
stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to walk up and down stairwells; talk or hear; sit;
climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.

The, employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to
55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.
The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet
and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally
exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is frequently
exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.

Water Operator or Operator in Training Warner Robbins

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: January 29, 2020
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ESG Operations is currently seeking a Water Operator or Operator in Training to work Night Shift in Warner Robins, GA.  

This position is responsible for the basic cleaning, painting, scrubbing weirs and basins, minor maintenance tasks, and grounds maintenance of water plants and well stations.  This position is also recognized as the “entry level” position that is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water facilities.  Duties include operating plant machines and equipment, injecting chemicals to purify water, conducting laboratory test of water and monitoring plant controls, adjusting valves and gates, conducting laboratory testing and maintaining well pump stations as well as the plants. 

Responsibilities:
As a Water Operator on with ESG Operations, you will:

  • Operate water pumping mechanisms to regulate flow and pressure of water during assigned shifts including:
    • Monitor panel boards and adjusts controls to regulate flow and distribution of water
    • Clean systems by backwashing at designated intervals
    • Record reservoir water elevation, power consumption and equipment utilization data at designated intervals
  • Conduct water treatment activities including:
    • Add  appropriate amounts of chemicals to raw water to disinfect, deodorize, and clarify water at regular intervals
    • Regulate flow of pre-treated water through sedimentation and filter devices
    • Add appropriate amounts of chemicals into water for post treatment and operates agitators
  • Record chemical composition of raw and treated water at designated intervals
  • Maintain, clean and stock materials on trucks and equipment. 
  • Housekeeping duties that include cutting grass, cleaning tanks,  sweeping & mopping floors, cleaning equipment and various other duties to maintain the aesthetic appearance of the facility.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED, advanced degree in related field preferred
  • Valid GA driver’s license
  • Valid Georgia Water Treatment Plant Operator license or able to obtain within one year of hire
  • Night Shift Schedule

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan. Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.
 
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
 

www.esginc.net
 

 

Wastewater Operator Class I, II, or III

City of Griffin
Ends: January 29, 2020
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Wastewater Operator Class I, II, or III

City of Griffin                                              

Contact: Brant Keller

 Email: bkeller@cityofgriffin.com

 Phone: 678-692-0391

  

Assistant Project Manager with ESG Operations’ Douglas, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: January 29, 2020
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Assistant Project Manager

Douglas, Georgia
ESG Operations, Inc.

Are you passionate about Public Works and Utilities? Are you a "hands on" leader who enjoys the rewards and challenges of supervising teams? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As Assistant Project Manager with ESG Operations’ Douglas, GA team you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day activities of a team providing contract operations, maintenance, and management of utilities and public works departments including construction projects
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare reports
  • Inspect facilities and day-to-day operations and projects, evaluate functions, review records and data, interview and appraise personnel, and initiate and recommend new or improved methods or practices
  • Schedule work crews
  • Administer progressive discipline process to hold subordinates accountable and improve project performance
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with Project Manager and client(s)
  • Ensure compliance with City, County, State, and Federal regulations and policies

 

Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of experience in a supervisory Public Works role, construction inspection experience preferred
  • Possess exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and human resources decisions
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
  • High school diploma required, college degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license, CDL preferred

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance may be available.

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to government and private sector entities across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at www.esginc.net.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
 

COLLECTION SYSTEM SUPERVISOR

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority
Ends: January 27, 2020
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COLLECTION SYSTEM SUPERVISOR

 

Date Posted:

October 28, 2019

Organization:

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority

Location:

Peachtree City, Georgia

Type of Position:

Full-Time

Education/Experience Requirement:

High School diploma and seven to ten years directly related experience; or

Two years of college or Associate’s Degree and over three years directly related experience; or

Bachelor’s Degree and one year directly related experience; or

Master’s Degree and related experience

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience

Reports to:

Deputy General Manager

 

Position Summary:

This position supervises the operation and maintenance of the collection system.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Prioritizes and oversees tasks for collection system employees on a daily basis.
  • Completes work orders.
  • Maintains and updates equipment maintenance.
  • Effects and directs repairs to equipment and vehicles.
  • Performs quality control inspections.
  • Assigns crews to specific projects and jobs.
  • Troubleshoots pump and mechanical problems.
  • Locates and orders parts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma and seven to ten years directly related experience; or two years of college or Associate’s Degree, and over three years directly related experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree and one year directly related experience; or a Master’s Degree and related experience. 
  • Collections certification.
  • Class A CDL.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills. 
  • The work is performed independently; the supervisor makes assignments by defining objectives, priorities and deadlines, and assists employees with unusual situations which do not have a precedent.  The supervisor plans and carries out the successive steps and handles problems and deviations in the work assignment in accordance with policies or accepted practices in the job.

 

 

 

Working Conditions:

  • Physical Demands. The work requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough or difficult surfaces; recurring stooping, climbing, or walking; recurring lifting of objects weighing in excess of 25 pounds, and occasional lifting of objects weighing in excess of 75 pounds.
  • Work Environment. The work will be in an environment involving everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions.  The employee may be required to use protective clothing or equipment such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shield.

 

This is a full-time position that includes paid holidays; vacation and sick days; matching retirement savings plan; medical insurance benefits; and dental insurance benefits. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.

 

Minimum requirements include the qualifications and experience as stated on the job announcement, as well as a valid Georgia Driver’s License and satisfactory MVR. All positions require applicants to pass a post-offer drug test prior to employment.

 

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority is an equal opportunity employer and a certified drug free workplace.

 

To apply, send completed application and resume to jobs@pcwasa.org.

 

ASSISTANT WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM SUPERVISOR

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority
Ends: January 27, 2020
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ASSISTANT WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM SUPERVISOR

 

Date Posted:

October 28, 2019

Organization:

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority

Location:

Peachtree City, Georgia

Type of Position:

Full-Time

Education/Experience Requirement:

High School diploma and five to seven years directly related experience; or

Two years of college or Associate’s Degree and two years directly related experience

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience

Reports to:

Treatment System Supervisor

 

Position Summary:

This position assists the Treatment System Supervisor with plant operation and personnel oversight. Performs laboratory analysis on samples as needed.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Assists Treatment System Supervisor with plant operations and maintenance.
  • Maintains inventory for lab and plants: chemicals, repair parts, and safety supplies.
  • Oversees collection and preparation of samples and supporting paperwork for transport to contract lab.
  • Maintains proper supply of bottles from contract lab.
  • Prepares monthly report; data for NPDES permit reporting.
  • Oversees yearly DMRQA reporting.
  • Maintains adequate training for operations staff regarding license attainment and renewal.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma and five to seven years directly related experience; or two years of college or Associate’s Degree, and two years directly related experience.
  • Class II Wastewater License and Laboratory Certification.
  • Must possess ability to communicate with others.
  • The work is performed under general direction; the supervisor identifies the overall objectives and resources available. The supervisor develops the deadlines, processes, and work to be done.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Physical Demands. The work requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough or difficult surfaces; recurring stooping, climbing, or walking; recurring lifting of objects weighing in excess of 25 pounds, and occasional lifting of objects weighing in excess of 75 pounds. The work may require specific physical abilities such as mobility and dexterity.
  • Work Environment. The work will be in an environment involving everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions. The employee may be required to use protective clothing or equipment such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shield.

 

This is a full-time position that includes paid holidays; vacation and sick days; matching retirement savings plan; medical insurance benefits; and dental insurance benefits. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.

 

Minimum requirements include the qualifications and experience as stated on the job announcement, as well as a valid Georgia Driver’s License and satisfactory MVR. All positions require applicants to pass a post-offer drug test prior to employment.

 

Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority is an equal opportunity employer and a certified drug free workplace.

 

To apply, send completed application and resume to jobs@pcwasa.org.

 

Field Technician

Hart County Water and Sewer Authority
Ends: January 23, 2020
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HIRING FULL-TIME FIELD TECH

 

The Hart County Water and Sewer Authority is hiring a full-time Field Technician. High School or General Education diploma required. Prior experience with a public community water system a plus. Must have or be able to obtain within one year a Georgia Water Distribution Operator license and Georgia Wastewater Collection System Operator license. Valid Georgia driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Duties include: marking new customer services; flushing lines; doing maintenance tasks such as replacing small meters, clearing brush, repairing minor leaks and hand-digging; reading customer meters; locating and marking water and sewer lines; turning customer services on and off; responding to leaks and assisting our maintenance contractor on major repairs. Must be willing and able to work in outside conditions at any and all times. Must be able to pass drug test and background check. Applications are available at hartwatersewer.com or in the office at 200 Arthur Street, Hartwell, GA. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please. Pay depending on qualifications.

 

 

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BILLING REPRESENTATIVE

Fayette County Ga
$34,978.25-$42,669.60
Ends: January 21, 2020
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BILLING REPRESENTATIVE

Code: 259-2

Grade: COUNTY

SALARY RANGE: $34,978.25-$42,669.60

Apply at www.fayettecountyga.gov or

https://fayette.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

This is a full time position with benefits. This position is responsible for performing a variety of financial and non-financial tasks in order to help guarantee Water System revenues. Opens mail, sorts, scans payment images and processes payments. Prepares water bills for mailing; corrects postal addresses; transports bills to post office. Maintains and creates records on volume of incoming mail, total payment amounts received and billing deposits, and other financial amounts. Maintains and services mailroom equipment. Requests checks for postal accounts from accounting department. Creates and processes stopped meter work orders. Requests purchase orders for the purchase of office and mailroom equipment supplies; contacts vendors for the purchase of supplies. Applies postage to out-going mail; includes certified mail and mailing of time sensitive water samples. Daily afternoon courier; sorts and distributes incoming department mail. Types and mails correspondence. Contacts customer regarding payment errors. Creates and posts daily deposits; completes manual deposits as needed. Tracks and maintains mailroom inventory items, equipment service calls and special conditions processing file flagged for cut off. Checks the validity of debit account after importing daily payment posting file. Writes thorough reports on daily activity with clear and reliable data; includes all payment postings, Printed utility bills, mailed bills, pulled bills, mailroom inventory and mileage sheets. Requests maintenance on assigned county vehicle as needed. Provide solutions to any relative equipment problems. Performs other related duties as assigned.

WATER PLANT OPERATOR CLASS I

Fayette County Ga
$42,617.60-$65,015.97
Ends: January 21, 2020
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WATER PLANT OPERATOR CLASS I

Code: 830-2

Grade: WATER

SALARY RANGE: $42,617.60-$65,015.97

Apply at www.fayettecountyga.gov or

https://fayette.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

 

This is a full time position with benefits. This position is responsible for participating in the operation of a water treatment plant. An incumbent in this position may be designated “Class III Operator,” “Class II Operator,” or “Class I Operator.” Pay is commensurate to qualifications. Monitors the operation of tanks, pumps, backwash filters, and other equipment. Pumps sludge and removes from drying beds. Runs regular plant tests. Makes chemical adjustments as needed. Changes chlorine cylinders as needed. Changes water flow. Maintains plant and plant grounds. Maintains accurate records and prepares reports. Gathers, organizes, examines, and evaluates data and makes appropriate response. Operates, maintains, and repairs machinery or experience. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

WATER DISTRIBUTION MAINTENANCE WORKER

Fayette County Ga
$31,688.57-$38,656.55
Ends: January 21, 2020
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WATER DISTRIBUTION MAINTENANCE WORKER

Code: 813-19

Grade: COUNTY

SALARY RANGE: $31,688.57-$38,656.55

Apply at www.fayettecountyga.gov or

https://fayette.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

 

This is a full time position with benefits. This position is responsible for participating in the maintenance and repair of the water distribution system. Installs water meters. Makes water main taps. Flags traffic at work sites. Repairs leaks; plumbs lines as needed. Repairs water main breaks. Maintains water meters; installs meter boxes; checks water pressure at meters. Installs and maintains fire hydrants. Operates equipment, including, but not limited to: asphalt roller, cement mixer, gas powered saw, asphalt and cement cutter, trenching/boring machine, backhoe, jackhammer, etc. Tests backflow prevention devices as certified; repairs or replaces apparatus. Repairs concrete driveways or sidewalks; repairs streets and curbs. Removes and replaces sod; plants bushes; cuts trees and roots as needed. Maintains reservoirs; removes debris from water’ cleans boat ramps; repairs docks. Maintains equipment; replaces fuses and light bulbs; checks oil and tires; changes buckets on backhoes. Cleans restrooms; empties trash; mops restroom and shop floors; unloads trucks. Maintains inventory of tools, parts, and equipment. Responds to after-hours emergencies. Inspects and flushes fire hydrants. Hand deliver Boil Water advisories and rescind notices. Collects bacteria samples for analysis. Assists with locating and marking water mains and service lines. Meets with customers regarding questions and complaints. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

WATER PLANT MAINTENANCE WORKER

Fayette County Ga
$34,978.25-$53,361.64
Ends: January 21, 2020
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WATER PLANT MAINTENANCE WORKER

Code: 811-2

Grade: WATER

SALARY RANGE: $34,978.25-$53,361.64

Apply at www.fayettecountyga.gov or

https://fayette.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

This is a full time position with benefits. Maintains and repairs pumps and equipment. Maintains dams; prepares dams for annual state inspections; repairs pipes; flushes wet well; cut trees and underbrush; checks gates, locks and fences, paints over graffiti, picks up garbage. Maintains water plant sites, tank sites, pump station sites, and water system parks. Monitors wetland sites; maintains roadways, signs, and gates associated with sites. Performs electrical maintenance. Operates fire hydrants for Water System flushing and pressure monitoring. Troubleshoots electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic control systems and equipment for repair or replacement. Identifies repair needs; researches equipment; locates parts; tracks and reports purchase and submits reports for approval. Tracks repairs, time, and material used during emergency repairs and preventive maintains. Maintains and repairs elevated water towers electrical and lighting systems. Operates and maintains large equipment. Constructs, maintains and repairs facility gate operators, gates, and fences. Reads large meters. Repairs leaks. Performs facility janitorial duties. Maintains assigned tools, equipment and vehicles. Provides 24 hour on call emergency duty. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
Ends: January 19, 2020
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Water Treatment Plant Operator

The Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A. is currently seeking to fill an operator’s position. The hourly rate will be determined by experience and license classification.

Candidates must have a State of Georgia Class 1,2 or 3 Water Treatment license, a  valid Georgia driver’s license, pass a pre-employment screening test that includes physical, drug screen and background check, etc.

Candidates must be willing to work holidays, weekends, and overtime during emergencies.

Applications can be picked up in person at

Ellijay Gilmer County W.S.A

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay Ga 30540

Resumes can be sent to gnixwtp@ellijay.com

 

WATER AND WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR III

City of Cave Spring
$15.65-$17.70
Ends: January 14, 2020
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WATER AND WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR III

City of Cave Spring

Hourly $15.65-$17.70

Open until filled

 

The City of Cave Spring is accepting applications for a Class III operator for water and waste water.  Duties include but are not limited to collecting water samples; performing laboratory tests and recording plant operations data; sending water samples to EPD as needed; monitoring water treatment plant operations, including checking water flow; monitoring chemical levels and inspecting and maintaining plant machinery. Waste Water duties include operating a waste water treatment plan; maintaining compliance with relevant federal and state laws along with collecting and analyzing samples and performing preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment and sewer facility.  Duties also include maintaining records of test results and preparing reports.

 

Resumes may be submitted to the City of Cave Spring, PO Box 365, Cave Spring, GA 30124.

Applications may be obtained online at www.cityofcavespring.com.  The position is open until filled.  The City of Cave Spring is an equal opportunity employer.  Contact 706-777-3382 for more information.

   

General Manager

Butts County, et al. Water and Sewer Authority
$80,000 - $130,000
Ends: November 15, 2020
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Job Announcement for General Manager

The Butts County, et al. Water and Sewer Authority, located in Butts County, Georgia is seeking candidates for the position of General Manager.  The person selected will work for a short period of time as Deputy Manager alongside the current General Manager who will retire from this position in March 2020.

The General Manager plans, organizes, manages, directs and implements the goals of the Authority’s Board of Directors.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working with the Board of Directors on both fiscal and developmental levels, seeking and administering grants and loans, serving as chief budget developer, providing hands-on day-to-day financial management, developing short and long term organizational plans, providing human resource management, directing construction of water and sewer extension projects and materials procurement for said projects, bidding contract construction, supervising special projects and studies, overall direction of production, distribution, and treatment of Authority’s drinking water, collection and treatment of wastewater, while maintaining a commitment to customer service, public relations and developing strong community ties.

The General Manager is responsible for an annual O & M budget of $4M and ten-year Capital Improvements Plan budget of $20 M+ and a total staff of 25.   The Authority supplies water to approximately 7500 metered water accounts in unincorporated Butts County, Jackson, and Jenkinsburg and 200 sewer accounts in unincorporated Butts County.  The Authority constructs and maintains the water distribution system and wastewater collection system in unincorporated Butts County.

Candidate should have knowledge of appropriate State and Federal regulations, knowledge of civil engineering and infrastructure planning, excellent oral and written communication skills, leadership skills, ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders and elected officials. 

The ideal candidate would be a graduate of a four-year college or university with any of the following degrees:   public administration, business management, engineering technology or related field, and have considerable supervisory experience at a management level with a local government organization, preferably in a utility environment; possession of Georgia water and / or wastewater operator certifications and / or a graduate degree in public administration or related field are preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Salary range $80,000 - $130,000

Position is open until filled. First review of application will begin on November 15, 2019.

Please submit a resume’ and letter of interest to the Butts County, et al. Water and Sewer Authority, attention Marcie R. Seleb at P.O. Box 145, 100 West 2nd Street, Jackson, Georgia 30233, or by email at mseleb@buttswsa.com.

 

Wastewater Operators in Forsyth County, GA

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: January 8, 2020
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Wastewater Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.
Full Time

Are you a licensed operator looking for an opportunity to use your maintenance and lab skills?  Do you value a strong team atmosphere at a company that rewards your commitment to improvement? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful?  As a Wastewater Operator with ESG Operations you will be able to use your skills and be rewarded for your successes.

We are currently seeking Wastewater Operators in Forsyth County, GA.  The wastewater operator will be responsible for the successful operations of the wastewater plant, including maintenance of equipment, monitoring treatment process, data collection and lab procedures.  Daily activities will include routine work in the wastewater plant, basic process control decisions, minor preventive maintenance and housekeeping.  We prefer candidates with a minimum of a Class II Wastewater license in Georgia. 
 
As a Wastewater Operator on our team, you will:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitoring all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies
  • Monitor treatment process for compliance, inspect equipment, monitor conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and functionality
  • Work in multiple plants and on different shifts as needed

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Valid Class II or higher Wastewater Operator License
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  You can learn more about us, see additional opportunities, and apply online at http://esginc.net.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

Watershed Plant Operator Class I (Drinking Water)

City of Atlanta
$41,000 - $60,000
Ends: October 13, 2020
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Watershed Plant Operator Class I (Drinking Water)

 

Posting Expires: 10/13/19

Salary range:

WPO Class I: $41,000 - $60,000

 

General Description and Classification Standards

Provides continuous, economical, and maintains EPA compliance of the drinking water for the citizens of the Atlanta area. Operates, monitors, maintains, and trouble-shoots the water treatment facility and its processes in an effort to prevent violations and to keep the water safe. This is an experienced, skilled or technical level capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the position or specialty with limited guidance or review. This level would be considered an influential level for operations and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who possessed the required minimum qualifications and demonstrates the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance. Could be the only position in this specialty in a work group or could be part of a general or specialized work team.

 

Supervision Received

Works under minimal supervision. May assist in training, orienting, or observing lower level associate, apprentice, or semi-skilled employee in the group.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities  These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Performs all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations governing the water treatment process, and storm water and sludge management.
  • Assists in the performance of regular and unscheduled maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and machinery. Conducts the necessary weekly checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis. Performs all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations
  • On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the plant and pump stations.
  • Trains individuals of proper procedures in maintaining the City's water facilities.

 

Expectations of Hours of Service, Emergency and Stand-by Service : Employees in this position may be required to work rotating shifts and/or stand-by service to address operational needs and emergencies as required. May be required to work extended periods away from the normal reporting location. Must be able to work rotating shifts.

 

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.

 

Leadership Provided

Provides guidance and training as required to lower level, interns, temporary employees, etc.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities  This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

  • Knowledge of the operation, methods and procedures of a drinking water treatment plant; knowledge of the machinery and process used for drinking water treatment and pumping stations; knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction; knowledge of basic machinery preventive maintenance and repair; knowledge of State and Federal regulations governing drinking water and worker’s safety; knowledge of laboratory procedures and terminology; knowledge of Chemistry Terminology. Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing; skill in solving complex problems independently; skill in operating , composite samplers, and various lab test equipment.
  • Ability to work and make routine decisions on the operation of the plant processes and equipment; ability to treat the water in a safe, effective manner; ability to work outdoors in any kind of weather; ability to read and understand design drawings and plans; ability to operate a company vehicle and pick-up truck.

 

Qualifications

 

Class I - Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • 3 years of work experience in a drinking water plant or a related area.

 

Licensures and Certifications

  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License required.  
  • Class I Water License required.
  • Forklift Certification desirable.

 

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

Wastewater Operator in Hinesville, Georgia

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: January 7, 2020
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Wastewater Operator
ESG Operations, Inc.

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Wastewater Operator in Hinesville, Georgia.  We are looking for a detail oriented person with mechanical aptitude and familiarity working in a lab environment.  A valid Class I or II Georgia Wastewater Operator's license, or ability to receive through reciprocity,  is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate wastewater plants, monitoring all equipment and chemicals to ensure effluent water meets applicable standards
  • Collect and record data for record maintenance and reporting to designated state agencies
  • Monitor treatment process for compliance, inspect equipment, monitor conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and functionality
  • Must be willing to work different shifts

 
Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be familiar with process control and pertinent lab procedures
  • Valid Class I or II Georgia Wastewater Operator License is required
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Maintenance experience preferred
  • Strong detail-oriented work style

 
Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays. 
 
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.

ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.

www.esginc.net
 

 

OPERATION TECHNICIAN

Etowah Water & Sewer Authority
Pay starts at $14.12 per hour with benefits
Ends: January 6, 2020
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Employment Opportunity

Etowah Water & Sewer Authority

Dawsonville GA

 

OPERATION TECHNICIAN

 

 

Description: Performs repairs, maintenance, installation of water distribution systems and wastewater collection systems; and perform related work as required.  Minimum qualifications:  One-year experience; Valid Class C Driver’s License and a satisfactory MVR.  Pay starts at $14.12 per hour with competitive benefits.  Applications may be filled out on our website at www.etowahwater.org found under the Human Resource Department and they are accepted at Etowah Water & Sewer Authority c/o Human Resource Department PO Box 769, 1162 Hwy 53E, Dawsonville GA 30534.  Opened until filled.  Etowah Water is a DFW and an EOE.

Water Filter Plant Operator

City of Carrollton
$26,851.94
Ends: January 2, 2020
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CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

 

Job Title: Operator I, II, III  Job Code:  1828   PG:   10

 

Full-Time:   X        Part-Time:             Temporary:                 Seasonal:                Other:                                              

 

Department:  Water Filter Plant

 

Salary:  $26,851.94             Hourly Rate:  $12.91 Per Hour (based on experience) 

 

Shift/Days: Night

 

Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL POSITION FILLED

 

Application Information:

 

Interested and QUALIFIED persons should complete a City of Carrollton Employment Application at Carrollton City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, 1st Floor, Carrollton, GA 30117 - (770) 830-2000.

 

Department Contact Name:  Connie Nelms, Water Filter Superintendent

Contact Number & Email: (770) 830-2021 / cnelms@carrollton-ga.gov

Please note that successful candidates for employment must pass a background check and drug screening prior to employment.

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

 

Under general supervision, operates water plant equipment, performs daily inspections and records various equipment readings. Responsibilities include collecting water samples, performing water analysis, monitoring equipment operations as well as performing maintenance and janitorial duties relating to plant facilities.  Reports to Chief Operator.

 

                                                                SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Collects various water samples, and performs analysis on samples to maintain water quality; including but not limited to pH, Alkalinity, Chlorine, Iron, Manganese, Fluoride.

 

Operates water plant facilities including but not limited to valves, basins, filters, and pumping equipment to maintain adequate water flow and proper plant functions; operates chemical feed equipment according to prescribed procedures; determines proper chemical treatment and ensures correct amount of treatment is added to water; performs required test such as colorimetric testing; disinfects water supply by calculating required amounts of sodium hypochlorite and regulating as needed; adjusts and regulates chemical feed rates as needed.

 

Conducts visual plant inspections and monitors plant operations/processes to ensure proper operations and to detect equipment failures, potential leaks, or other problem situations; reports maintenance needs to appropriate personnel; performs preventive maintenance checks and maintenance procedures on plant equipment.

 

Monitors gauges, meters, and charts to ensure proper plant operations; reads instruments and records readings.

 

Maintains charts, logs, and records of plant operations, test results and other data.

 

Monitors inventory levels of department equipment, chemicals, and supplies; reports needed replacement materials to Chief Operator.

 

Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep plant facilities and equipment in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, calibrating equipment, performing repairs, replacing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, sweeping/mopping floors, painting floors, walls and pipes, or emptying trash containers; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports and/or faulty equipment.

 

Exchanges information with staff of adjoining work shifts to stay abreast of current operating conditions or problem situations.

 

Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge and awareness of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

 

Operate the water plant and distribution system in accordance with applicable laws/regulations and state issued permits.

 

Assist with administrative tasks as necessary.

 

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Provides assistance or backup coverage to other employees as needed.

Provides assistance with training of less experienced operators.

 

Assist with administrative tasks as necessary.

 

Performs other related duties as required.

 

                                                            MINIMUM TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

High School diploma or GED equivalent (Associate’s degree preferred) with three (3) years of experience as a water operator; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.  Must possess and maintain a valid Class I Water Operator License issued by the State of Georgia.

 

(ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED

TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including a pH meter, spectrophotometer, pumps, crane, etc.  Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials.  Must be able to exert up to fifty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to thirty pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for active work. Must be able to lift and/or carry weight of fifty to one hundred pounds.

 

DATA CONCEPTION:  Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, technical, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.

 

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION:  Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange technical information.  Includes giving assignments and/or directions to co-workers.

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY:  Requires ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures.  Requires the ability to write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech.  Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control and confidence using correct English and a well-modulated voice.

 

INTELLIGENCE:  Requires the ability to learn and understand complex principles and techniques, to make independent judgments in absence of supervision, and to acquire knowledge of topics related to the position of Water Plant Operator I.

 

VERBAL APTITUDE:  Requires the ability to record and deliver information to supervisors and officials; to explain procedures and policies; and to follow verbal and written instructions, guidelines and objectives.

 

NUMERICAL APTITUDE:  Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas, add and subtract totals, multiply and divide, determine percentages, and determine time and weight.

 

FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually with plant equipment and recording devices.

 

MOTOR COORDINATION:  Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using plant equipment.

 

MANUAL DEXTERITY:  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, plant equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities.  Must have average levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

 

COLOR DISCRIMINATION:  Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.

 

INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT:  Requires the ability to deal with people (i.e. staff, supervisors, general public, and officials) beyond giving and receiving instructions such as in interpreting departmental policies and procedures.  Must be adaptable to performing under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.

 

PHYSICAL COMMUNICATION:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear: (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words).  (hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear).

 

                                                                           PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

 

Knowledge of Job:  Has considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures and activities of the City and of water plant operations practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Water Plant Operator II. Has considerable knowledge of water plant operations and practices as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities.  Knows how to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to water monitoring or industrial wastewater monitoring operations and activities. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with supervisors, and all other groups involved in the activities of the department.  Is able to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner.  Is able to use independent judgment as situations warrant.  Has the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information.  Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology, principles, and methods utilized within the department.  Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations using percentages and decimals.  Is knowledgeable and proficient with computers.

 

Quality of Work:  Maintains high standards of accuracy in exercising duties and responsibilities.  Exercises immediate remedial action to correct any quality deficiencies that occur in areas of responsibility.  Maintains high quality communication and interacts with all departments and divisions, co-workers and the general public.

 

Quantity of Work:  Performs described "Essential Functions" and related assignments efficiently and effectively in order to produce quantity (and quality) of work which consistently meets standards and expectations of the organization.

 

Dependability:  Assumes responsibility for doing assigned work and for meeting deadlines.  Completes assigned work on or before deadlines in accordance with directives, policy, standards and prescribed procedures.  Remains accountable to assigned responsibilities in the technical, human and conceptual areas.

 

Attendance:  Attends and remains at work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absences and tardiness. Provides adequate notice to supervisors with respect to vacation time and time-off requests.

 

Initiative and Enthusiasm:  Maintains an enthusiastic, self-reliant and self-starting approach to meet job responsibilities and accountabilities.  Strives to anticipate work to be done and initiates proper and acceptable direction for the completion of work with a minimum of supervision and instruction.

 

Judgment:  Exercises analytical judgment in areas of responsibility.  Identifies problems or situations as they occur and specifies decision objectives.  Identifies or assists in identifying alternative solutions to problems or situations.  Implements decisions in accordance with prescribed and effective policies and procedures and with a minimum of errors.  Seeks expert or experienced advice where appropriate and researches problems, situations and alternatives before exercising judgment.

 

Cooperation:  Accepts supervisory instruction and direction and strives to meet the goals and objectives of same.  Questions such instruction and direction when clarification of results or consequences are justified, i.e., poor communications, variance with City and/or department policies or procedures, etc.  Offers suggestions and recommendations to encourage and improve cooperation between staff persons and departments within the City.

 

Relationships with Others:  Shares knowledge with managers, supervisors and staff for mutual and departmental benefit. Contributes to maintaining high morale among all department employees.  Develops and maintains cooperative and courteous relationships with department staff, employees and managers in other departments, representatives from organizations, and the public so as to maintain good will toward the department and to project a good department image.  Tactfully and effectively handles requests, suggestions and complaints from other departments and persons in order to maintain good will within the department.  Emphasizes the importance of maintaining a positive image within the department.  Interacts effectively with the Water Plant Superintendent, supervisors, department heads, staff, officials, and the general public.

 

Coordination of Work:  Plans and organizes daily work routine.  Establishes priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time-management methodology.  Avoids duplication of effort.  Estimates expected time of completion of work assignments and establishes a personal schedule accordingly.  Attends required meetings, planning sessions and discussions on time.  Implements work activity in accordance with priorities and estimated schedules.

 

Safety and Housekeeping:  Adheres to all safety and housekeeping standards established by the department and various regulatory agencies.  Sees that the standards are not violated.  Maintains a clean and orderly workplace.

 

Maintains a clean and orderly workplace.

Executive Director

Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority
$78,748.06 - $100,403.78
Ends: December 26, 2019
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Job Announcement for the Executive Director

Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority located in Jackson County, North Carolina, is seeking an Executive Director. This position is responsible for an O & M budget of $4.88M and Capital Improvements Plan budget of $17.9M, with a total staff of 30. The Executive Director plans, organizes, manages, directs and implements the goals of the Authority’s Board.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working with the Board of Directors on both fiscal and developmental levels, seeking and administering grants and loans, serving as chief budget developer, developing short and long term organizational plans, providing human resource management  skills, directing the production, distribution, and treatment of Authority’s drinking water, collection and treatment of wastewater, while maintaining a commitment to customer service, public relations and developing strong community ties.

Candidate should have knowledge of appropriate State and Federal regulations, knowledge of civil engineering and infrastructure planning, excellent oral and written communication skills, leadership skills, ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders and elected officials.

The ideal candidate is a graduate of a four year college or university with any of the following degrees:  major in public administration, business management, engineering technology or related field, and have considerable supervisory experience at a management level with a local government organization, preferably in a utility environment; possession of NC water and / or wastewater operator certifications and / or a graduate degree in public administration or related field is preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Salary range $78,748.06 - $100,403.78

Position is open until filled. First review of application packages will begin on November 1, 2019.

Candidate must be willing to relocate to Jackson County within 6 months.

Applicants must submit a North Carolina State Employment Application (PD 107) to the Employment Security Commission online or at 26 Ridgeway Street #2, Sylva, NC, 28779. Please submit a resume’ and Letter of Interest to Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority attention Nancy Hoyle at 1246 West Main Street, Sylva, NC 28779, or by email at nhoyle@twsanc.us.

 

Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator

City of Hartwell
See Description
Ends: December 25, 2019
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Hiring Agency: City of Hartwell

Posted: September 26, 2019

Full Time

 

Job Posting

Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator

Date Needed - Immediately

End Date: Until Filled

Salary Range- $47,289 annually ($22.74/hr.) - $65,753 annually ($31.61/hr.)

 

The City of Hartwell is seeking a Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator for its 1.75 MGD facility. See Description and Requirements Below.

 

Chief Wastewater Treatment Operator                                                 

Wastewater Treatment Plant

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for directing the operations of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's licenses issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Possession of a Georgia Certified Class I license for wastewater treatment.

 

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

  • Plans, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel.
  • Compiles and submits a variety of reports, including reports to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.
  • Collects or directs the collection of wastewater samples for laboratory analysis; prepares and submits related reports.
  • Performs plant operation duties as required; makes operational adjustments to meet permit requirements.
  • Ensures plant operations are in compliance with state and federal regulations and with safe work guidelines.
  • Coordinates and delivers safety training.
  • Creates, files, and maintains, required state and federal regulatory records.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and calibrates equipment as needed; maintains pumps, filters, and changes chlorine cylinders.
  • Supervises and participates in lift station maintenance and repairs.
  • Operates belt press as needed.
  • Monitors, maintains, orders, and replenishes wastewater treatment plant inventory, including treatment chemicals, laboratory equipment, parts, and other supplies needed for plant operation.
  • Provides training to operators; ensures staff meets required training and certification requirements.
  • Directs and participates in the maintenance of plant facilities and grounds.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

  • Knowledge of the operating procedures of the city’s wastewater treatment plant.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary for the safe operation of a wastewater treatment plant.
  • Knowledge of chemical application in the wastewater treatment process.
  • Knowledge of SCADA system operation.
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of wastewater sampling and laboratory analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Skill in the preparation of required reports.
  • Skill in the planning, directing, and supervising the work of personnel.
  • Skill in planning and meeting deadlines.
  • Skill in compiling and analyzing data.

 

 

The City of Hartwell offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes health, short and long-term disability insurance, personal leave, paid holidays, as well as, retirement. Actual starting salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Interested individuals may obtain an application for employment at www.hartwell-ga.info. Please email completed applications to publicworkshartwell@yahoo.com or by mail to City of Hartwell, 456 E. Howell Street, Hartwell, GA 30643, Attention: Public Works.  EOE

Water Treatment Plant Manager

City of Monroe
$43,479 to $68,725
Ends: December 24, 2019
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
JOB POSTING
Water Treatment Plant Manager
Posted: 9/24/19
End Date: Until Filled

The City of Monroe is now accepting applications for the position of WTP Manager. This position is responsible for inspection of all new water and sewer system mains and services in subdivisions and system.

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
• Georgia Class I Water Operator’s Licenses required. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
• Knowledge of state laws governing the operation of water treatment systems.
• Knowledge of water treatment techniques, including sampling and testing, handling and application of chemicals, and the use of such equipment as meters, water pumps and testing equipment.
• Knowledge of laboratory procedures.
• Skill in supervision.
• Skill in reading blueprints.
• Skill in planning and management.
• Skill in oral and written communication.

The City of Monroe offers a comprehensive benefit package. Salary range for this position is from $43,479 to $68,725. Actual starting salary within this range is dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, GA 30655 or printed from the City website at www.monroega.com (under Government/Job Opportunities). A full job description is available at City Hall. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application, but may be attached. Completed job applications must be returned to/received by City Hall at the above address or by mail to City of Monroe, attn.: HR, PO Box 1249, Monroe, GA, 30655

The City of Monroe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Drug-Free Work Place.

Per Georgia Code 34-9-414 be advised that the City of Monroe does pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, post rehabilitation, and routine fitness-for-duty (random) drug testing.

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR Class I, II or III

City of Cornelia
Class III $13.92/hr – Class I $18.29/hr
Ends: December 9, 2019
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WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

Class I, II or III

UTILITIES/WATER TREATMENT

The City of Cornelia has an opening for Class III – Class I Water Operator.  We are currently building a new plant so it is a great time to join the team.  Please see our website for application and more information.

 

https://www.corneliageorgia.org/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=99&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Water-Plant-Operator-13

 

 

REPORTS TO: Water Supervisor

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

PAY GRADE: Class III $13.92/hr – Class I $18.29/hr

 

Purpose of Job

 

The purpose of this job is to perform general/technical work functions associated with operating the water treatment plant and to ensure a continuous, adequate supply of potable drinking water meeting federal/state regulations.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: analyzing and treating water; mixing chemicals; performing laboratory tests; operating various pumps and valves; repairing and maintaining machinery and equipment; maintaining records; and performing additional tasks as assigned.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

The following duties are normal for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

 

Safety is an important operator responsibility. Everyone must follow plant safety procedures and understand why safety procedures must be followed at all times.  The COC WTPO must be capable of doing many jobs and doing them all safely.

 

 

Controls treatment plant processes and equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial and commercial use.

 

Operates and controls various pumps and valves to regulate the flow of water through the treatment plant and distribution system.

 

Operates high service pumps to control pressures and tank levels in distribution system.

 

Operates and maintains dual media filters.

 

Performs a variety of laboratory tests to determine the chemical composition of water and to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations for turbidity, chlorine, fluoride, pH, iron and manganese; makes adjustments as necessary.

 

Performs bacteriological tests.

 

Performs pH, chlorine, fluoride, iron, manganese, turbidity, and other tests to control quality.

 

Adds lime and chlorine to water supply; mixes chemicals and changes cylinders.

 

Adds potassium permanganate and phosphate to water supply.

 

Maintains proper levels for all chemical tanks and containers changes pumps and tanks.

 

Performs inspections of plant operations for safety, maintenance and proper process operations.

 

Repairs and maintains machines, equipment, pumps, and electrical equipment.

 

Helps train newly hired operators; reviews work to ensure compliance with standards.

 

Maintains log of various data, including daily inventory log of chemicals used in treatment process.

 

Monitor plant operating guidelines, such as flows, pressures, chemical feeds, levels, and pump and lift stations.

 

Records plant operation data from observations, instrumentation and laboratory tests; records test results for reporting to state agency as appropriate.

 

Prepares and/or receives various forms, reports or other documents, processes and forwards as appropriate.

 

Responds to calls from the public concerning water system problems and sewer complaints.

 

Responds to routine requests for information from officials, employees, and members of the staff, the public or other individuals.

 

Answers the telephone; provides information; takes and relays messages and/or directs calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.

 

Uses knowledge of various software programs to operate a computer in an effective and efficient manner.

 

Performs related shift duties as required.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Has general knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the Utilities Department as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator.  Have the ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortment of records, reports and information in an effective manner and according to departmental and/or governmental regulations.  Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology used within the department.  Has the ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and other staff members.  Has the ability to use independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations.  Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations.  Is able to utilize and understand computer applications and techniques as necessary in the completion of daily assignments.  Has the ability to plan, organize and/or prioritize daily assignments and work activities.  Is able to comprehend and apply regulations and procedures of the department.  Has a good working knowledge of departmental policies and procedures and of other procedures and methods as required in the performance of duties.  Has a good working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations concerning safe drinking water.  Has a good working knowledge of water system operations, of water treatment plant operations, and of the handling and application of chemicals necessary to maintain a safe water supply.  Has a good working knowledge of laboratory procedures and safety procedures.  Has skill in basic math and chemistry, and in oral and written communication.  Has skill in water plant operation and in the use of maintenance equipment and water analysis equipment.  Has the knowledge and skill to operate various machinery and equipment including a computer, telephone, pumps, streaming current detector, particle counter, chemical feed equipment, bacteriological testing equipment, mechanic tools, power tools, plumbing tools, hand tools, etc.  Has skill in utilizing various software programs relevant to the position.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

 

High school diploma or equivalent required with one year of experience in water treatment systems maintenance or operations preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.  Must possess or be able to obtain state certified Class III license for water treatment within 6 months of employment. 

 

 

                            (ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED

                                            TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including a computer, telephone, pumps, streaming current detector, particle counter, chemical feed equipment, bacteriological testing equipment, mechanic tools, power tools, plumbing tools, hand tools, etc.  Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials.  Must be able to exert in excess of one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of fifty pounds of force frequently.  Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for very heavy work. Attendance is an essential element of the job.

 

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information.  Includes giving/receiving assignments and/or directions to/from co-workers, assistants or supervisors.  Requires ability to read a variety of manuals, informational documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures.  Requires the ability to prepare logs, reports, forms, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.  Requires the ability to speak to people with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex principles and techniques; to acquire and be able to expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation; and to make independent judgment in the absence of management.  Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.  Must be adaptable to performing under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.

 

VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, and to follow oral and written instructions.  Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of administrative, technical or professional languages including water treatment/systems and mechanical terminology.  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear:  (Talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words).  (Hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear).  Must be able to communicate via telephone and/or two-way radio.

 

MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using equipment.

Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width, and shape, visually with a computer, telephone, pumps, streaming current detector, particle counter, chemical feed equipment, bacteriological testing equipment, mechanic tools, power tools, plumbing tools, hand tools, etc.  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as automated equipment, machinery, chemicals, hand tools, mechanic tools, plumbing tools, etc.  Must have the ability to use one hand for twisting or turning motion while coordinating other hand with different activities.  Must have average levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.

 

Wastewater Operator & Lab Analyst

Ellijay-Gilmer Water & Sewer Authority
Ends: December 9, 2019
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ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

 

Wastewater Operator & Lab Analyst

Ellijay-Gilmer Water & Sewer Authority

Full Time / Accepting Applications

Base Salaries:

Class 3 Operator $15.33

Class 2 Operator $17.74

Class 1 Operator $18.63

Lab Analyst $17.74

Hiring Range: Based on qualifications and experience

EGWSA is accepting applications for a Wastewater Operator & a Lab Analyst. A State of Georgia Class 1, 2 or 3 Wastewater Operator license or a Lab Analyst license is preferred. The Operator position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the WWTP. A strong work ethic is a plus. Operators work a weekly rotating 12 hour shift, Day Shift only. Some weekends and Holidays are required. Lab Analyst is Monday thru Friday. A copy of job descriptions can be found on the Authority’s website.

The Ellijay-Gilmer WSA offers an excellent benefits package, including health, life, dental and vision insurance as well as a deferred compensation plan.

Must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License (Class B desirable) and have a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record.  Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. High School Diploma or its equivalent is required.  Please note that candidates selected for employment must be submitted for verification of employment through E-Verify. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Submit resume with a completed application to:

Ellijay-Gilmer WSA

Attn: WWTP Superintendent

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay, GA 30540

 

Or Email to wsasuper@etcmail.com

 

Applications can be picked up at Main Office (address above) or sent via email.

Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: December 8, 2019
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Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager
ESG Operations, Inc.

Full Time

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Wastewater Treatment Operations Manager for our Forsyth County, Georgia location.  This position will be responsible for the overall operations and maintenance of six wastewater treatment plants with a staff of over 20.  We are looking for a "hands on" style manager with a Class 1 level (or highest level with reciprocity) Georgia Wastewater license and experience managing multiple wastewater plants.  You will need to have experience working with multiple plants operating with activated sludge, membrane and SBR technologies.
 

Responsibilities:
As a leader with the ESG Operations team, you will:

  • Oversee successful operations and maintenance of 6 wastewater treatment plants while ensuring compliance with state and federal permits and regulations.
  • Supervise staff, including interview, recommend selection, train, assign work, evaluate work, counsel, discipline, and prepare periodic employee evaluations.
  • Schedule and assign tasks, ensure compliance with company safety standards.
  • Assist staff with execution and/or completion of tasks such as testing of wastewater or maintaining grounds as required.
  • Oversee, supervise and perform maintenance and repair of facilities; monitor plant expansions to ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Perform administrative tasks related to operations, personnel, safety, and compliance.
  • Oversee and approve expenditures for area of responsibility, under a set dollar limit; purchases operating materials.
  • Gather and maintains information/data to support periodic and special reports

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater treatment or any combination of education, experience and training
  • Must have a valid GA driver’s license
  • Must be certified by the Georgia State Board of Examiners as a Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I or have ability to get Class 1 through reciprocity
  • Proven experience with activated sludge, membrane and SBR wastewater treatment technologies

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance may be offered.

Our Company:
ESG Operations, Inc. is the fastest growing utility management company in the Southeast.  We provide full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast.  We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.
 

ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
 

Water & Sewer Technician

City of Villa Rica
Ends: November 27, 2019

Water Distribution Crew Leader

City of Villa Rica
Ends: November 27, 2019

Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Villa Rica
Ends: November 27, 2019

Water Treatment Plant Manager

ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: November 25, 2019
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Water Treatment Plant Manager
ESG Operations, Inc.

Full Time

ESG Operations is currently seeking a Water Treatment Plant Manager to join our Winder County, Georgia team.  This position will be responsible for the overall operations and maintenance of a 6.2 MGD water treatment plant.  We are looking for "hands on" candidates with a Class 1 license as well as leadership and compliance experience. Duties include training and supervising subordinate personnel; conducting tests on a variety of water samples; safe and efficient operation of a variety of pumps and filtration equipment in the water plant.

Responsibilities:
Operation and Maintenance

  • Train subordinate personnel in work technique and equipment operating procedures.
  • Operate pumps, control panels, chlorinators, filters, gas and electric motors and other water plant equipment.
  • Make routine chemical and bacteriological analyses according to prescribed methods and at specified times.
  • Take and record readings of water consumption; checks charts on level gauges and flow meters.
  • Clean plant equipment and sedimentation basin, back-washes filters as needed.
  • Make budget and capital improvement recommendations

 

Administrative

  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal agencies at all times, including preparing and submitting all state and federal reports on time.
  • Understand all emergency procedures as outlined by EPD and the city.
  • Assign and schedule work for 24 hours of operation at the water treatment plant.

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in water treatment or any combination of education, experience and training at a facility no less than 3.0 MGD in size which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Valid GA driver’s license
  • Highest level, valid Water Treatment Plant Operator license
  • Well versed in issues that may be associated with water treatment systems such as contamination, drought, fire protection, or terrorism. 

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance may be offered.

Our Company:
ESG Operations, Inc. is the fastest growing utility management company in the Southeast.  We provide full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast.  We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.
 
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
 

Water/Wastewater Operator I in Jasper, GA

Utilities, Inc.
Ends: November 25, 2019
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Utilities Inc. of Georgia is seeking a full time Water/Wastewater Operator I in Jasper, GA. Below is a brief job description of the position. We offer competitive benefits package and salary. Please apply at the link below:           

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2633808

Job Title

Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator I

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, performs routine tasks related to the operation of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Assists with maintaining plant compliance with EPA standards and state water Commission. Performs general cleaning of grounds and buildings. Ensures plant safety and sanitary requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Operates and maintains water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits.
  • Monitors and samples well and groundwater upon entry to the system. Adjusts treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected. Samples water prior to exiting system.
  • Detects and reports atypical conditions, such as: damaged, malfunctioning and tampered meters, detecting and reporting leaks, high/low consumption, exposed wiring and other safety hazards.
  • Conducts ongoing repairs to equipment, or shuts down equipment for more extensive maintenance and repair, activating alternate equipment as needed. Requests services of outside maintenance vendor for major repairs and overhauls.
  • Activates pumps, valves and other processing equipment to move water through various treatment processes. Disposes of waste materials removed from water in line with Company procedures and government controls.
  • Assists Lead Operator with emergency procedures in the event of overflow or spill of chemicals or unpurified water. Follows safety protocol.
  • Adds chemicals to water by predetermined formula. Advises Lead Operator when minimum inventory levels of these materials have been reached.
  • Reads and interprets meters and gauges on central control panel, or at individual machines or stages in the treatment process. Adjusts controls as needed. Retrieves computer reports on treatment process.
  • Prepares reports and maintains logs on meter readings, tests, chemical and equipment usage, and all other recordkeeping requirements; maintains various Company records and other reports as required by the state.
  • Back-washes filters and basins; handles chlorine in a safe, effective manner; assures proper working order of chlorine-related equipment.
  • Cleans and maintains treatment plant, pumping stations and wells; prepares and paints equipment, walls and floors.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance and adherence to Company policies and standards.
  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports safety concerns to Area Manager.
  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.
  • Must work On-Call in rotation as scheduled; responds to emergency situations as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Skills

  • Ability to read meters, charts and gauges and accurately maintain records of plant operations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend written technical information and to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize and/or analyze data.
  • Ability to perform mathematical equations to determine chemical doses required for flow rates and proper treatment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers and regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials used in performing essential functions.

Computer Skills

Required: MS Word, Excel; ability to learn internal software programs

Preferred: Outlook

Education

Required: HS Diploma or GED

Certifications/Licenses

Currently holds first-level operator license (Class 3 Water Operator) per state (Georgia) regulation, or ability to attain within 1 year of employment; may be in the process of obtaining second-level license; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience

Requires 2 – 4 years mechanical experience, including at least 1 year specializing in chemical treatment of water and/or wastewater and/or a minimum of 1 year in water and/or wastewater utility field with experience in the operation and maintenance of ground-water supplied water systems and associated distribution system.

Physical Demands

Moderate to heavy physical demands, including lifting (75 lbs.), walking (10+ miles daily), climbing and mechanical repair.

Shift / Hours:

May include weekend scheduling; on-call, emergency call duty and paid overtime may be required.

Week A: Monday, Tuesday, Friday – Sunday: 6:00 pm – 6:00 am, Wednesday & Thursday: Off

Week B: Wednesday, Thursday: 6:00 pm – 6:00am, Monday, Tuesday, Friday – Sunday: Off

Pattern Repeats with Week A hours.