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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I

Job Description: The Town of Elizabethtown is seeking a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator that is a proactive individual with the ability to function as part of a team and independently under general supervision. The applicant will operate the Wastewater Treatment Plant and make adjustments to the equipment to maintain proper water quality, water flow, and volume; perform basic preventive maintenance to pumps and related equipment; perform water sampling and maintain daily records and reports; and any other assigned task. Applicant should have the ability to perform demanding physical tasks and work in all types of weather conditions. Hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM, but applicant must be able to work nights and holidays, if called in for emergency repairs or disaster response to restore or keep wastewater service available to our customers. Position requires rotating weekly duty and after hours on-call duty once training on the system is complete. A high school diploma or GED is required. Possession of a driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina is a requirement. Minimum requirements include applicant possessing NC Grade 1 or higher Wastewater Certification. The Town may consider training the right candidate. A complete job description is available Town Hall. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications. Competitive benefit package is offered, including medical, life, 401K and state retirement. Applications are available at Town Hall and www.elizabethtownnc.org. Please submit applications, resume, and references to Hugh Bledsoe at hbledsoe@elizabethtownnc.org or at P.O. Box 700, Elizabethtown, NC, 28337.

How to Apply: http://www.elizabethtownnc.org/human-resources

posted 9/21/18  (123118) 

Utility Technician I

Job Description: Work involves maintenance and repairs of wells, water meters, and chlorine dosing equipment, and maintaining sewer lift station pumps, lines, and motors. The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, traffic hazards and atmospheric conditions. Duties include, but are not limited to: performing daily checks on various pumps, metering stations, wells, and lift stations; checking pump readings, chlorine readings, pH readings, chlorine cylinders, and cleaning lift station baskets; and monitoring generators and rain gauges and recording findings, as well as taking water samples. Those with no maintenance or mechanical experience need not apply. Graduation from high school or GED is required, as well as some experience in mechanical repair or utility work. Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina with a safe driving record is a requirement. Applicant will be required to obtain C-Well Certification within 18 months. A complete job description is available at Town Hall. Salary range – $28,810.00-$40,607.00. Applications are available at Town Hall and www.elizabethtownnc.org. Please submit applications to the Town of Elizabethtown to the attention of Human Resources.

How to Apply: http://www.elizabethtownnc.org/human-resources

posted 9/21/18  (100918) 

Water Plant Operator III – Weekend a.m. Shift

Job Description: Starting Salary: $44,159.00
Hours: Friday – Sunday, 11AM-11PM

Water Management seeks a plant operator (PO) who will be primarily located at the Brown Water Treatment Plant but will also be expected to back up operation & maintenance duties at the Williams Water Treatment plant when needed. This position works the weekend a.m. shift, working 11:00 p.m. – 11:00 a.m. Friday – Sunday. Additional hours will be scheduled during the week as needed (You work 72 hrs and are paid for 80). In addition, this position offers shift differential pay. You will also be responsible for elevated and ground storage tanks, and 2 pressure zones including the associated pump and storage facilities. You may be required to work without direct supervision or solo on a shift.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitors plant operations by performing physical observations of plant processes; sampling units to ensure proper operation; maintaining accurate records; cleaning and calibrating process meters; monitoring chemical feeds; and making process adjustments as needed.
Provides plant maintenance by performing maintenance repairs and adjustments; overseeing plant safety; and maintaining the appearance of the facility.
Performs required training by reviewing policies and procedures; providing training to employees; and maintaining required certifications.
Performs lab analysis by calibrating DO, pH, and phosphate meters; collecting and analyzing samples; recording and maintaining data; and following all laboratory regulations.
Oversees additional duties by testing eyewashes, showers, and generators; completing special projects assigned by the Plant Supervisor; maintaining protective equipment; ensuring equipment has the correct oil levels; receiving and unloading bulk chemicals and supplies; and covering for other personnel in their absence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED equivalency
Minimum of 3 years of related experience in a water or wastewater plant respectively
NC Grade B Surface Water Treatment Operators License (Grade A preferred); if from out-of-state, NC certified within 6 months of hire
NC Laboratory certification preferred
Valid NC Driver’s License
Readily accessible by phone with ability to work stand-by/recall
Basic math & chemistry calculations to accurately read meters & charts, maintain required records, & interpret readings to make necessary adjustments to treatment processes
Make mixed arithmetic calculations involving multiplication, addition, subtraction, & division of whole numbers, decimals, & fractions
This position is classified as Group 1 (Critical to emergency operations, will report to work in spite of or because of an emergency or disaster event)

How to Apply: APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/durhamnc

posted 9/20/18  (102018) 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator (City of Reidsville)

Job Description: Under the direct supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, the Chief Operator assists in administrative, operational and maintenance responsibility of the City Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Chief Operator also performs the duties of the operators, pretreatment coordinator, and lab supervisor as required or assigned by the Plant Superintendent. In the absence of the Plant Superintendent, the Chief Operator assures that the facility operates in accordance with North Carolina State and federal regulatory requirements and reports to the Public Works Director.
The Chief Operator is not responsible for staff supervision. All staff reports to the Plant Superintendent.
 Employment is subject to emergency call-in.
 Applicants are subject to background check and pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment physical. EOE

SALARY RANGE: $40,358-$60,537
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY

Job Duties
Essential and other important responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
Oversees the work performed by operators and provides adequate training to new operators in plant operation and maintenance, and job safety;
Performs operational tasks such as visual inspection of the treatment plant and equipment;
Operates sludge thickening and dewatering equipment namely screw press and rotary drum thickener;
Adjust chemical feed rates, pumps, blowers, valves and other equipment to meet changing operating conditions;
Pumps sludge, drains tanks, and cleans and calibrates instruments used at the plant;
Performs various laboratory tests for process control and compliance monitoring purposes;
Reviews testing data with Plant Superintendent for the purpose of making plant operational adjustments and changes;
Develops and reviews standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the operation and maintenance of the plant;
Keeps Plant Superintendent accurately informed of any flaw, adjustment or change made to the operation of the plant;
Orders supplies and materials for the operation and maintenance of the plant;
Fill in for operators when necessary including nights, weekends, and holidays;
Fills in for the Plant Superintendent during absences;
Responds to plant emergency calls as needed;
Performs other related duties as required.

Required Qualifications
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND LICENSES

-Education and Experience
Requires High School Diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by specialized courses in wastewater treatment plant operation and maintenance. An Associate Degree in Science is strongly preferred;
Five (5) years of experience in grade IV wastewater treatment plant particularly in biological nutrient removal (BNR) process;
Or any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities.
-Licenses and Certification
Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record;
Must possess at least NC Grade 3 Biological Water Pollution Control System Operator certification, Grade 4 Biological Water Pollution Control System Operator certification is highly preferred
-Additional Requirements
Use and maintain a variety of office equipment including calculator, computer, printer, shredder, copier, scanner, fax machine, telephone, and any other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions
Use a variety of word processing, spreadsheet, outlook, Access, internet, or other system software such as SCADA.

-ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
A combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

1. Knowledge
Principles of wastewater treatment plant operation and maintenance;
Principles, laws, and regulations of wastewater treatment and land application;
Municipal wastewater treatment above all biological nutrient removal (BNR);
Principles, procedures, methods, and equipment involved in wastewater analysis;
Basic safety techniques and potential hazards associated with wastewater treatment;
Methods and procedures used in storing, handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals and materials;
Various safety and regulatory plans including, but not limited to: Risk Management Plan, Process Safety Management Plan, Respiratory Protection Program, Confined Space Program, and Lockout/Tagout Program.

2. Abilities
Work any shift, holidays and weekends.
Troubleshoot wastewater equipment and processes;
Communicate very effectively, both written and verbally, with supervisors, peers, and subordinates to convey information;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, peers, subordinates, and various groups and individuals;
Plan and develop daily, short- and long-term goals; handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
Produce quality work, which requires constant attention to detail;
Analyze and recognize problems, and potential problems, and recommend and/or implement appropriate solutions;
Be knowledgeable with performing wastewater tests and interpreting results;
Interpret laboratory data and determine appropriate process changes;
Assemble and analyze information and make written reports and documents in a clear, concise, and effective manner;
Apply principles of logic to define problems, collect and analyze data and draw valid conclusions.
Applicants are subject to background check and pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment physical. EOE

Preferred Qualifications
A combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed in the required qualifications.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Physical Requirements
Performs bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, and reaching both to ground level and overhead;
Lifts, carries, pushes and pulls objects weighing up to 50 pounds;
Perform duties assigned while wearing respiratory protection equipment;
Holds and grips objects; may be subject to standing for long periods of time;
Must be able to distinguish primary colors;
Must be able to move around the plant to observe data and equipment.

2. Working Environment
Both indoor and outdoor working environment with possible exposure to a variety of extreme weather conditions,
Subject to a variety of mechanical, electrical, chemical, toxic waste, and other safety hazards associated with the wastewater treatment facility and equipment;
Possible exposure to noises and strong odors as related to wastewater treatment operations.

How to Apply: All applicants must apply on line through the City of Reidsville Employment portal located at: https://jobs.reidsvillenc.gov

posted 9/20/18  (101118) 

Part-Time Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (City of Reidsville)

Job Description: The primary purpose of this position is to relieve wastewater treatment operators for vacations and absences and perform work related to the operation and maintenance of an activated sludge wastewater treatment plant. The work also includes the operation of sludge thickening and dewatering equipment.
The wastewater treatment Operator works under the general supervision of the Plant Superintendent.

SALARY RANGE: $14.00-$18.50 per hour depending on qualifications
Applicants are subject to background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical. EOE

Job Duties
Makes regular rounds of the treatment plant and its equipment;
Collects wastewater samples and performs laboratory testing;
Pumps sludge and cleans clarifiers;
Operates thickening rotary drum and dewatering press;
Adjusts chemical feed rates;
Assists in unloading chemical trucks;
Records readings from equipment and instruments;
Performs housekeeping in assigned areas;
Follows all safety policies and procedures in performing duties;
Performs related tasks as required or as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Licenses
 Possess a North Carolina State Biological Wastewater treatment Certification in any grade 1 – 4, or acquisition of the grade 1 certification must be completed within one year of appointment;
 Maintains a valid state driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.

2. Experience:
 0 – 4 years in activated sludge wastewater treatment plant

3. Education:
 High school diploma or GED

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
1. Knowledge
 Knowledge of principles, laws, and regulations regarding to wastewater treatment;
 Knowledge of chemical and bacteriological characteristics of municipal and industrial wastewater;
 Knowledge of Principles, procedures, methods, and equipment involved in wastewater treatment operation.

2. Abilities
 Answer the phone and speak to the public in a professional manner;
 Produce quality work, which requires constant attention to detail;
 Read, interpret, and apply policies, procedure, rules, and regulations;
 Establish and maintain effective working relationships, and effectively communicate with other employees.

3. Additional Requirements
 Use and maintain a variety of office equipment including calculator, computer, printer, copier, scanner, fax machine, telephone, and any other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions
Use a variety of word processing, spreadsheet, outlook, Access, internet, and SCADA

Preferred Qualifications
N/A

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Physical Requirements
 Performs bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, and reaching both to ground level and overhead; lifts, carries, pushes and pulls up to 50 pounds;
 Holds and grips objects; may be subject to standing for long periods of time;
 Must be able to distinguish primary colors;
 Must be able to move around the plant to observe data and equipment.

2. Working Environment
 Both indoor and outdoor working environment with possible exposure to a variety of extreme weather conditions,
 Subject to a variety of mechanical, electrical, chemical, toxic waste, and other safety hazards associated with the wastewater treatment facility and equipment;
Possible exposure to noises and strong odors as related to wastewater treatment operations.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number AS159P
Open Date 09/19/2018
Close Date 10/03/2018

How to Apply: All applicants must apply on line through the City of Reidsville Employment portal located at: https://jobs.reidsvillenc.gov

posted 9/20/18  (100318)

City of Reidsville Water Plant Operator

Job Description
Performs specialized skilled work in the operation and routine maintenance of a 9 MGD conventional surface water plant. Includes the operation of alum coagulation process, sand filters, and high-level pump station operation, including chemical treatment for pH, iron/manganese removal, disinfection, and related adjustments.
Works under the general supervision of the Plant Superintendent.
Employment is subject to a variety of shifts including nights and weekends as well as emergency call-in. This position is scheduled to work an 8 pm to 8 am shift schedule of 4 days on, 3 days off, 3 days on, 4 days off rotation. This schedule is subject to revision.
SALARY RANGE: $28,682-$43,023
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY

Job Duties
-Performs specialized tasks relating to the operation and routine maintenance of the City’s 9 MGD conventional surface water plant.
-Observes, records, and interprets readings at appropriate intervals as given by gauges, charts and other measuring devices and makes appropriate adjustments based on data.
-Controls the addition of chemicals based on water quality.
-Monitors the mixed media filter units to ensure proper operation occurs.
-Takes samples and completes basic laboratory tests as required.
-Reads, understands, and applies a variety of information obtained from resources such as technical operational and equipment manuals.
-Maintains accurate records, utilizing shift logbooks and computer systems. Prepares special reports as required.
-Operates and monitors equipment used in the water treatment process to achieve maximum efficiency at the least possible cost.
-Drives to work sites both within and outside the plant facilities.
-Maintains a neat and orderly work area.
-Performs minor office administration tasks such as filing, faxing, etc.
-Performs related work as required.

Required Qualifications
Knowledge:
Principles, procedures, methods, and equipment involved in water treatment operations; industrial math as it relates to calculating flows, volumes, weights, etc.
Abilities:
Read and understand technical repair manuals.
Observe and interpret gauges, charts, etc. based on data; act quickly and independently in operational emergencies.
Maintain records, logs and prepare special reports; follow oral and written instructions; communicate effectively verbally; deal effectively and courteously with associates and the general public; perform the essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of others; model and promote acceptance and respect for differences among employees and citizens; perform effectively as a member of the team in carrying out the City’s stated mission and philosophy.
Ability to answer the phone and speak to the public in a professional manner.
Experience, Education and Training:
Two years of college or vocational technical training in water technology, chemical or biological sciences or a related area and at least three years experience in a water treatment plant, or in a closely related area.
Directly related work experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Licensing and Certification:
An NC C-Surface Water Operator’s Certificate is desirable. Acquisition of the correct required certification must be completed within the 6 month probationary period.
An NC Class C driver’s license.
Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical required.
EOE
Preferred Qualifications
Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Physical Demands
Performs bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, crawling, and reaching both to ground level and overhead; lifts, carries, pushes and pulls up to 20 pounds; must be able to move about the plant to observe data and equipment; holds and grips objects; may be subject to standing for long periods of time; must be able to distinguish primary colors. Both indoor and outdoor working environment with possible exposure to a variety of extreme weather conditions, constant and extreme noise; subject to a variety of mechanical, electrical, chemical, toxic waste, and other safety hazards associated with treatment plant facilities and equipment; possible exposure to disease, fumes, and strong odors as related to water treatment operations.

How to Apply: All applicants must apply on line through the City of Reidsville Employment portal located at: https://jobs.reidsvillenc.gov

posted 9/10/18  (092818)

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

The City of Dunn is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operations Specialist. This employee performs operational, laboratory and maintenance functions in the water treatment plant. Work will be performed on night shift to include some weekends and holidays. Typical work month is 15 nights (12 hour shift).
Minimum requirements:
• High school graduate supplemented by course work in chemistry or biology; or any equivalent of education and experience
• NC Class C Driver’s License
• C-Surface Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification or ability to achieve upon completion of NC Public Water Supply requirements.
Salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Open until filled.
Applications may be downloaded at www.dunn-nc.org or picked up at City Hall, 401 E. Broad Street. Submit completed applications to: City of Dunn, Human Resources, PO Box 1065, Dunn, NC 28335.
Qualified minority candidates encouraged to apply. The City of Dunn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

posted 9/6/18  (100618)

Water Treatment Plant Operator (Tuckaseigee Water & Sewer Authority)

Job Description: Full Time (40 Hours / Week) journey level position working on the operation, laboratory and maintenance duties of the surface water treatment plant facilities. Involves medium work effort and exposure to both indoor and outdoor conditions. Position is subject to a rotating work schedule including periodic evening, weekend and holiday work. Possession of a valid North Carolina Drivers License is required to hold this position. Preference in the recruitment will be given to those who hold a valid surface water plant certification and have verifiable experience. This is a Grade 11 hourly position with a normal Hiring Range of $16.39 to $17.21 per hour, depending on qualifications.

How to Apply: Qualified applicants may apply at the NC Employment Security Commission (ESC), with the vacancy being open until filled. Prior applications for this vacancy are still under consideration, so no need to reapply. For more detailed information about the job description please contact the ESC or visit www.twsanc.us.

posted 8/30/18  (100118)

Crew Supervisor- Water & Sewer Department

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Performs intermediate skilled technical work overseeing and participating in the work of crews involved in the construction, of streets, water and sewer lines, public grounds or other public works or public utilities operations; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over Crew Chiefs and crew members.

JOB RELATED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS: This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arms length, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: Overseeing, supervising and participating in the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, drainage facilities, water and sewer lines and related facilities; serving as competent person in charge; maintaining records; preparing reports. (The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
• Schedules work projects and assigns staff and equipment in coordination with superior.
• Supervises crews isn the maintenance, repair, installation and constrauctin of projects; gives technical advice and assistance to Crew Chiefs and crew members.
• Checks projects for progress and for conformance to work plans and orders.
• Receives requests for emergency and unscheduled work and coordinates completion of task.
• Discusses and coordinates projects with citizens and other departments; investigates and responds to complaints.
• Enforces all safety rules and regulations.
• Evaluates performance of employees.
• Assists with the recruitment and selection of personnel; trains and inspects the work of staff; disciplines and evaluates staff performance;
• Helps prepare equipment specifications; maintains records and prepares reports on projects.
• Assists Crew Leaders and workers on difficult jobs; operates equipment when necessary.
• Coordinates the use of available equipment, materials and personnel to obtain maximum effectiveness and economy.
• Performs the duties of Operations Manager when required.
• Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of repair, maintenance, rehabilitation and construction of streets, utility lines, drainage or related facilities; thorough knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in such repair work; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work; ability to assign and supervise the work of others; ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to prepare simple reports, drawings and sketches; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in the maintenance, repair and/or construction of streets, utilities or related facilities including supervisory experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker Endorsement valid in the State of North Carolina, a Flagger Certification and a Competent Person Certification within six months of employment. Possession of a Pesticide, B Distribution, Collections III and Maintenance Technologist III Certification within two years of employment. Required to obtain an A Distribution or Collections IV and Maintenance Technologist IV Certification to advance to a higher position within the department. Demonstrated safe driving history.

How to Apply: Send resume to: City of Kannapolis, 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081 or Send to my e-mail: bblack@kannapolisnc.gov

posted 8/28/18  (092818) 

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description:
This position is responsible for performing technical and administrative work in the operation of water treatment plants and related facilities. The purpose of this position is to perform administrative and technical duties in the operation of a water treatment plant. Successful performance ensures safe drinking water for city residents and visitors.

Job Responsibilities:
Major Duties
•Monitors plant on networked computer systems.
•Makes rounds; monitors plant equipment, feed systems, chemical levels, and distribution tank levels; monitors pressure for firefighting integrity and backflow prevention on an SCADA system; monitors lake levels and flows; collects and analyzes water samples from plant water streams.
•Accepts bulk liquid chemical loads from vendors; fills chemical tanks; adds chemicals to feeders; monitors flow rates and volumes for chemical feeds.
•Washes filters at prescribed times and according to state guidelines.
•Maintains lab chemicals used in daily analysis; perform minor maintenance on laboratory equipment.
•Maintains plant logs and records; updates logbooks, computer records, charts, and chemical logs.
•Performs or assists in plant maintenance tasks.
•Performs housekeeping duties.
•Answers the telephone; receives calls from vendors and customers.
•Performs other related duties as assigned.
•Guidelines include federal, state and local regulations, city policies, and standard operating procedures for the Water Treatment Division. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation in application.

Education/Experience Requirements
•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.
•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.
•Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
•Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate.

Knowledge Requirements
•Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
•Knowledge of water treatment plant specifications, equipment, and operating procedures.
•Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations related to the operation of water treatment plants.
•Skill in the operation of computers, calculators, weather instruments, chart recorders and other specialized equipment.
•Skill in collection of water samples and the performance of laboratory tests and analyses.
•Skill in performing mathematical computations.
•Skill in oral and written communication.

Work Environment/Physical Demands: The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, uses tools for equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color. The work is typically performed in an office, laboratory, or water treatment plant. The employee may be exposed to contagious or infectious diseases, or irritating chemicals. The work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.

How to Apply: Visit www.wilsonnc.org/jobs to apply.

posted 8/19/18  (113018) 

Water Process Operator

Job Description: Water Process Operator
Vacancy # WT082018-54, Position # 309

As part of the Water Treatment division, the Water Process Operator is responsible for performing a variety of skilled technical duties and labor in the operation and maintenance of the water treatment facility. The Process Operator assists in monitoring water quality by routing inspections of plant facility equipment, collecting samples, performing routine laboratory tests, compiling readings from plant equipment, calculating flow rates and adjusting valves and feeder systems. The Process Operator also operates gates, pumps, motors, and generators in controlling treatment processes, assists in the optimization of facility chemical treatment process by changing pumps to adjust chemical levels and verifying changes, calibrates treatment monitoring instruments, and inspects buildings, grounds, and equipment for compliance with safety standards and safety requirements. Additionally, the Process Operator records equipment failures and problems, initiates work orders, and informs supervisors and co-workers of potential problems and hazards, receives bulk chemical deliveries and performs other related job duties as assigned.

The position requires a High School diploma or equivalent, six (6) months of relevant work experience and a valid State of North Carolina driver’s license. Additional requirements; NCWOA “B” or “C” Surface certification. Preference will be given to candidates with Associate’s or Bachelor’s degrees in related field, possession of physical chemical Grade “1” Wastewater, Well License, and Distribution/Cross Connection license.

This position works rotating, 12-hour shifts and requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Work is typically performed in an office, a water treatment plant, and outdoors.

The position is a pay grade 13 with a starting salary of $35,784.

Job posted: 8/3/2018, Job closes: Open until filled
Positions advertised as ‘open until filled’ may be closed at any time with or without notice

HOW TO APPLY:
• Completed CFPUA application required
• Applications may be hand delivered, submitted through the online form, emailed, faxed or mailed
• Résumés may be submitted with the application but not instead of
• Visit website to download employment application, apply online, and view other opportunities: www.cfpua.org/jobs
P: (910) 332-6570, F: (910) 332-6351, Email: employment@cfpua.org
Mail or hand delivery: CFPUA Human Resources (address above)

posted 8/13/18  (103118)