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Education Specialist Position – NCWOA

Qualifications:

The applicant must possess at least a High School Diploma and experience in the teaching of water industry professionals (equivalent experience in the teaching profession with advanced education beyond the high school level will be considered). This individual must possess a good working knowledge of the waterworks industry as well as good interactive skills in order to relate and communicate with industry professionals, managers and operators.  Meeting planning and organizational skills preferred. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. The individual must possess computer skills (Microsoft applications) in order to prepare reports and communicate information relevant to NCWOA and the waterworks profession. This position will require extensive travel throughout North Carolina. The applicant must possess a valid N.C. driver license, reliable transportation and the ability to travel on a regular basis to include overnight stays.

Proposed Work Schedule and Salary:

This contract position is part time based on a 20-30 hour work week and based on an hourly rate of $20.00 to $25.00 per hour, depending on experience. Opportunity for fulltime status will be determined after a one year contract agreement and reviewed upon performance based standards (set by the Board). All travel expenses (mileage, meals and lodging) are to be reimbursed monthly by NCWOA. Office equipment such as computer, printer and office supplies will also be provided and/or reimbursed.

Job Description (overview)

• Serves as a customer representative and a point of contact for NCWOA in a professional responsive manner.
• Development of new training opportunities.
• Supports the activities of the Seminars Committee and implements training events as scheduled.
• Supports the activities of the Annual Schools Committee in the planning and implementation of certification schools. Works to develop a trainer mentoring program to help increase the instructor pool. Works to develop offsite review sessions for operators that need special mentoring or further tutoring.
• Works closely with the Moodle program to further develop new training modules and to help recruit subject speakers.
How to Apply
Send resume to heather@ncwoa.com

Closing Date
August 10, 2016

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: This is a full time position and will be primarily a third shift position during the week, with the possibility of working other shifts as needed. Assists with and performs responsible operational, laboratory, and maintenance functions in the water plant; performs related duties as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Senior Plant Operator.
Graduation from high school or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a Grade A, B, or C Surface Water Treatment Certification issued by the State of NC or the ability to obtain one within 6 months. A valid driver’s license. Hiring Salary: $26,356 – $41,912 DOQ

How to Apply: Applications are available at City Hall, 115 N. Main St., Belmont, NC. Applications can be downloaded from the website Applications can be submitted to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 431, Belmont, NC 28012. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Position is open until filled. EOE.
posted 7/20/16 (081516)

Water Treatment Plant Operator I

Job Description: Position Title: Water Treatment Plant Operator I
Position #: 3620008
Department: Public Works Water Treatment Plant
Starting Salary Range: $15.36– $23.82 per hour
Hours of Work: 12-hour shifts –7PM till 7AM Night shift

NOTICE: This position is subject to the Patriot Act and requires extensive criminal background check.

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs intermediate skilled work in the operation of water pumping and purification equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Water Plant Manager.

This is medium work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some 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, reaching, 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 depth perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and I or small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arm’s length, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, and oils.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and methods used in water treatment and pumping operations; general knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with water plant and related activities and of necessary safety precautions; some knowledge of chemistry as applied to water treatment; ability to adjust water pumps, chemical feed machines and other water plant equipment; ability to check the operation of equipment and to detect defects in operation; ability to take accurate readings, to keep routine records and to make arithmetical computations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience of education and equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in the operation of a water treatment plant.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of valid certificate as a Water Treatment Plant Operator at the Class C level issued by the State of North Carolina. Trainee will be considered if no other qualified applicants. Possession of a valid NC driver’s license or ability to obtain.

How to Apply: Return completed City Employment Application to: City of Kannapolis; Human Resources 401 Laureate Way Kannapolis, NC 28081 WEBSITE: www.kannapolisnc.gov

posted 7/18/16 (080616)

SURFACE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

Job Description: The Town of Weaverville is seeking a certified operator at the Lawrence T. Sprinkle Water Treatment Facility. This is a full time hourly position. Operators perform a variety of operational, maintenance, and laboratory duties to produce an adequate and safe supply of treated drinking water. Work includes mechanical readings, chemical and biological testing and other typical laboratory analysis utilizing a variety of equipment. Employees maintain records of work activities and test results.Job requires independent problem solving and decision making skill sets. Work includes inside and outside environments in hot and cold conditions. Must hold valid NCWTPFO Grade C or higher, Must hold valid North Carolina Driving License. Must have the ability to obtain a NC Commercial Driving License “B” with tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire date (employer covers cost). Possession of Grade 1 Physical/Chemical Waste Water Certification or other water related certifications a plus. This position will be assigned to midnight to 10:00 am shift, Wednesday through Saturday. However, candidate must be willing to work as required to maintain water services. Pay Grade 16- Minimum Entry Wage is $ 34,846.34 per year. Hire in pay rate commensurate to applicants education and experience. Job Open until Filled

How to Apply: For a complete Job Description, application or questions, contact Tony Laughter, Public Works Director via email at tlaughter@weavervillenc.org, by phone 828-484-7021 (office direct).

posted 7/12/16 (101216)

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: Davidson Water, Inc.; Lexington, NC is seeking a certified Water Plant Operator (Surface). Duties include making regular scheduled rounds of the water plant, collecting samples and performing basic lab tests, operating typical plant equipment, insuring water quality and sufficient quantity by monitoring chemical and physical processes and anticipating changes in treatment flow. Monitors plant and distribution system via SCADA. Receives treatment chemical deliveries and ensures proper operation and feed rates of chemicals. Requires working rotating 12 hour shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. Represents Davidson Water as the after-hours customer service rep and serves as the after-hours emergency dispatch to maintenance crews. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: High School or GED diploma, basic computer skills, surface water treatment plant experience preferred, must pass background check and drug test. Prefer a NC grade “C” or higher Surface Water Certification, but must obtain a “C” within one year of hiring date. Must be willing to work in a team environment.

Salary range and benefits: $32,000 – $49,000/year dependent on level of certification and experience. Excellent benefits package including a generous company contributed 401k retirement plan, 100% health coverage, incentives for certificate level advancement, paid holidays, sick days and personal days. And many more benefits.

How to Apply: (336) 731-2341, www.davidsonwater.com or ckoonts@davidsonwater.com

posted 7/12/16 (072916)

Wastewater Superintendent

Job Description: Wastewater Superintendent – Reidsville, NC – Located in the Piedmont-Triad region of NC 20 miles north of Greensboro; All-America City, pop. 14,293; premier industrial park; advanced activated sludge 7.5 MGD wastewater treatment plant with recent upgrade. Requires a NC Grade IV Wastewater Operator’s license, Associate’s Degree, ten years of experience in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant with at least three of those years in a responsible supervisory position at a Chief Operator or Superintendent level, and Class C NC Driver’s license. Hiring range is $51,509 – $77,263; negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

How to Apply: View complete position profile and apply online at https://jobs.reidsvillenc.gov.

posted 7/5/16 (081216)

CITY OF GRAHAM PLANT MAINTENANCE MECHANIC I

Job Description:
Full-Time Position. Beginning Salary: $27,141.79
Duties: An employee in this class performs routine mechanical maintenance and repairs at the City’s treatment plants, lift stations and land application duties on the city farm. Works independently or as a member of a maintenance crew led by a mechanic or supervisor. Primarily responsible for the transport and application of sludge; however this employee also assists in routine mechanical repairs and grounds keeping at treatment plants and lift station. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the plant maintenance supervisor.

Knowledge: Standard practices, materials, tools, equipment used in pumping, filtering and treating wastewater.
Physical Requirements: Work in this position is heavy work (exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects).
Qualifications: Requires a valid North Carolina Class B Commercial Drivers License, completion of high school or equivalent, and some experience in working with mechanical equipment and / or commercial vehicle driving. Ability to obtain Grade I Collections Certification from NCDENR or completion of Part 1 of NCDOL Plant Maintenance Mechanic Certification or AWWA Grade I Plant Maintenance Certification within 2 years of employment.

How to Apply: Applications may be submitted to Human Resources, City of Graham, PO Drawer 357, Graham, NC 27253 or you may apply in person at Graham City Hall located at 201 South Main Street, Graham, NC 27253 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm. Applications are available online at www.cityofgraham.com. Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check. EOE. E-Verify employer.

posted 6/30/16 (072516) 

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 an assigned shift and may include emergency on-call.

Minimum requirements:
• High school graduate supplemented by course work in chemistry or biology; or any equivalent of education and experience
• NC Class C drivers license
• C-Surface Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification or ability to obtain upon completion of State of NC prerequisites and examination

Salary Range: $15.13 to $18.16 per hour, dependent on qualifications and experience.  Open Until Filled

Applications may be downloaded at http://www.dunn-nc.orgor picked up at City Hall, 401 E. Broad Street. Submit completed applications to:  City of Dunn, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1065, Dunn, NC  28335.

The City of Dunn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified minority candidates encouraged to apply.

posted 6/23/16 (072316)

Utility Maintenance Worker

The City of Dunn is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Utility Maintenance Worker.  This employee will perform technical and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, repair and installation of water, sewer, and stormwater lines and appurtenances.

Responsibilities include ability to serve on-call and respond in a timely manner to emergency situations (including week nights, weekends and holidays).

Minimum requirements:
• High school graduate supplemented by course work and experience in utility work and/or plumbing.
• NC Class C driver’s license
• Ability to obtain Class B CDL license within 6 months of hire
• Ability to obtain Grade C Distribution System Operator certification upon completion of NC DENR requirements and examination.

Starting Salary Range:  $12.45 per hour

Applications may be downloaded at http://www.dunn-nc.orgor picked up at City Hall, 401 E. Broad Street. Submit completed applications to:  City of Dunn, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1065, Dunn, NC  28335.  Open until filled.

The City of Dunn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

posted 6/23/16 (072316)

Lift Station Mechanic/Utility Maintenance Worker

The City of Dunn is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Lift Station Mechanic/Utility Maintenance Worker.  This employee will perform technical and semi-skilled work in the installation of water and sewer lines and appurtenances as well as troubleshooting and maintenance of machinery and equipment in wastewater lift stations.

Responsibilities include ability to serve on-call and respond in a timely manner to emergency situations (including week nights, weekends and holidays).

Minimum requirements:
• High school graduate supplemented by course work and experience in mechanical, electrical and plumbing.
• Ability to maintain pumps, motors and other related equipment.
• NC Class C driver’s license
• Ability to obtain Class B CDL license within 6 months of hire
• Ability to obtain Grade I Collections System Operator certification upon completion of NC DENR requirements and examination.

Starting Salary:  $15.13 per hour

Applications may be downloaded at http://www.dunn-nc.orgor picked up at City Hall, 401 E. Broad Street. Submit completed applications to:  City of Dunn, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1065, Dunn, NC  28335.  Open until filled.

The City of Dunn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

posted 6/23/16 (072316)

WTP OPERATOR I (PT)

Job Description: Position available for a responsible person to perform technical work in the operation of a 22.5 MGD Water Treatment Plant working a rotating shift schedule for 30 hours per week. Duties include monitoring plant and distribution system operations, performing laboratory tests, and interpreting data so as to effectively operate all equipment. Individual will utilize computer process control and monitoring systems, personal computers, and analytical equipment. College or Associate Degree in an Environmental Science field, as well as possession of a North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Certification is highly desirable. Requirements include the availability to work shift work and a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Entry level status and starting salary will commensurate with experience, education, and training. Requires “C” Surface Certification (within 18 months of employment). Applications accepted through July 29, 2016.

Employment is contingent upon passing a physical examination including a drug/alcohol screening and a comprehensive background check. To ensure consideration, a completed Greenville Utilities application must be received in the Human Resources Office. Interested persons can contact the Human Resources Office at (252) 551-1513 if you have any questions. Our office is located on 801 Mumford Road.

Online applications only accepted thru GUC website at www.guccareers.com.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer”

“Greenville Utilities Commission participates in E-Verify ”

How to Apply: http://www.guc.com

posted 6/21/16 (072916)

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