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Wastewater Operator or Operator Trainee

Hiring Agency: Ellijay-Gilmer County W.S.A.
Ends: June 27, 2019
Full Time
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Wastewater Operator or Operator Trainee

Ellijay-Gilmer Water Authority

Full Time / Open until Filled

Base Salaries:

Operator Trainee $13.57

Class 3 Operator $14.96

Class 2 Operator $17.31

Class 1 Operator $18.18

Hiring Range: Based on qualifications and experience

Ellijay-Gilmer Water Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Wastewater Operator or Operator Trainee. No experience is required for Operator Trainee position. However, an Operator Trainee will be required to acquire Class 3 certification within 12 months of employment. This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Work involves sampling, lab testing and operation of wastewater treatment equipment to ensure compliance with State of Georgia EPD NPDES Permit. This position is also responsible for preventive and some corrective maintenance of all plant equipment, as well as buildings and grounds maintenance. Strong work ethic is a plus. Operators work a weekly rotating 12 hour Day shift. Some weekends and Holidays are required. For a complete job description and shift schedule please email .

The Ellijay-Gilmer Water Authority 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 and have a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record.  Must be able to pass a pre-employment and random drug screens. High School Diploma or 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 Water Authority

Attn: WWTP Superintendent

1023 Progress Road

Ellijay, GA 30540


Or Email to


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

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