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Water Treatment Plant Operator

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

FULL TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY
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.


JOB SUMMARY
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, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

TO APPLY
An application may be obtained on our website at www.jasper-ga.us. 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 sbrewer@jasper-ga.us or returned to City Hall at the above address.

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