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Water Treatment Plant Operator

Hiring Agency:
Ends: October 16, 2020
Full Time
City of Jasper

The City of Japer is taking applications for a Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position performs duties related to the operation of the water treatment plant.

Duties consist of collecting water samples; conducting water analysis tests and making necessary adjustments; ensuring plant operations are in compliance with operating guidelines; determining proper flow rates for demand and proper chemical feed rates and adjusting chemical levels; monitoring Waste Water Plant charts via video to check flows and return sludge levels; backwashing filters; performing building and grounds maintenance as needed; performing minor corrective maintenance on plant equipment; maintaining treatment records; answering phones, providing assistance, taking messages and directing calls.
Candidate must be able to work 12 hour shifts for 7 days, followed by 7 days off.


  • Knowledge of water treatment processes
  • Knowledge of basic math and chemistry and the ability to apply to the water treatment process
  • Knowledge of computer systems
  • Skill in problem solving
  • Skill in oral and written communication
  • Ability to understand mechanical problems and to use common hand tools and other related equipment
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to adjust work schedule to perform necessary duties
  • Ability to handle confidential matters


  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Georgia Driver’s License
  • Possession of or ability to obtain Georgia Class III Water Operator Certification within one year from hire date.

An application may be obtained on our website at If you are unable to access the website, an application may be obtained at Jasper City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143 or by calling 706-692-9100. Applications may be submitted by email to or returned to City Hall at the above address.

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