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PLANT OPERATOR (all levels)

Hiring Agency: Peachtree City, Georgia
Ends: April 20, 2020
Full Time

PLANT OPERATOR (all levels)


Date Posted:                                         March 20, 2020

Location:                                                Peachtree City, Georgia

Type of Position:                                  Full-Time

Salary:                                                     $16.00 to $34.00 per hour

Education/Experience Minimum:    High School diploma and 3 – 5 years related experience; or
2 years of college or Associate’s Degree, and 2 years related experience

Reports to:                                            Operations Field Supervisor


Position Summary

This ensures that wastewater treatment facilities and functions are operated and undertaken in accordance with all applicable rules, regulations, and laws.


Essential Duties


  • Runs daily permit testing; performs process control analyses.
  • Checks plant equipment; verifies all required equipment is operating properly.
  • Collects samples.
  • Maintains and cleans facilities; equipment, buildings, and grounds (including grass cutting).
  • Checks and responds to SCADA; learns proper protocol for reporting alarms.
  • Inspects the plant and associated equipment by sight, sound, smell, and touch.
  • Reports out of parameter observations to supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.  To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience.  High School diploma and three to five years related experience; or two years of college or Associate’s Degree, and two years related experience.  Must have a valid Georgia Wastewater Operator License. A minimum of a Class II Wastewater license in Georgia preferred.
  • Supervisory Controls.  Must possess ability to communicate with others. The work is performed independently.  This position does not supervise any other position.


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 WASA is an equal opportunity employer and a certified drug free workplace.

To apply, send completed application and resume to



About the Authority:

Peachtree City is a master planned community chartered in the 1950’s, and is acclaimed as one of the safest and best places to raise a family in Georgia. The City is known for having over 100 miles of paved cart paths enabling golf carts to connect residents and visitors to shopping, dining, multiple golf courses and other recreational amenities. The Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority provides sewer service to the City of over 35,000 residences, industries and prosperous businesses. The system is comprised of two treatment facilities, with a capacity to treat 6 MGD. A staff of 30 operate and maintain the modern and up-to-date system.



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