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(Water) Treatment Plant Operator

Job Description: WTP operations and maintenance. More information should be available on the towns website (
$36000- Entry level
$39000- C-Surface
$42000- B-Surface
$45000- A-Surface

How to Apply: Applications on town website can be emailed, mailed or brought to town hall. You may apply even if job is not posted on towns website.

posted 8/10/20  (08/31/20) 

Water Treatment Plant Operator I

Job Description: Description: Operation, maintenance and laboratory duties designed to produce a safe and adequate supply of properly treated water. Regular, Predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.

Duties Include: Work is performed on assigned shifts and includes: monitoring the plant’s operations through observation, mechanical readings, and the results of standard chemical and biological tests; and making necessary adjustments in the process as demand or other operational conditions dictate. Includes a variety of equipment, grounds, and facility maintenance. Employees maintain records of work activities and test results. Work is performed in accordance with regulations of the State Division of Environmental Management. Employees work in inside and outside environments and are subject to extreme hot and cold weather; are exposed to various hazards such as loud noises, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, and poor ventilation.

Qualifications: Candidate must have a combination of education ( high school diploma or equivalent) and experience in a water treatment facility; possession of a Grade “C” Surface Water Treatment Certification issued by the State of N.C. preferred.

Salary grade: 64 ( minimum of grade $32,282)

How to Apply: Apply online at under Employment

posted 7/31/20  (090120) 

Utility Director – WasteWater Treatment Plant Operator I – Line Maintenance Technician I or II

Job Description: Please view the City of Belmont’s website for complete job listings, salary, descriptions, and application process.

How to Apply: See website:

posted 7/31/20  (083120) 

Third Shift Water Treatment Operator

Job Description: 
An employee in this class performs a variety of operational, laboratory, and maintenance functions in a water treatment plant ensuring that the water treatment facilities are operated in strict accordance with regulations and rules; providing safe drinking water for all customers and residents. Work is performed on
an assigned or rotating shift.
Additional Information:
An employee in this class performs a variety of operational, laboratory, and maintenance duties designed to produce safe treatment of potable water. Work is performed on an assigned or rotating shift. Work includes monitoring the plant’s operation through observation, mechanical readings and the results of standard chemical and biological tests and to make necessary adjustments in the process as conditions or test results dictate. Other duties include performing standard laboratory duties and tests and assisting with plant and facilities maintenance. Work also includes substantial record keeping or work activities.
A High School Diploma or GED and one to two years of experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment, preferably in a water treatment plant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements:
Employee must have a Grade C Water Operators Certificate.

Paid Leave; 12-13 paid holidays; excellent medical, dental and vision insurance; local government retirement; 401(k); life insurance; flexible spending accounts; tuition assistance; direct deposit

How to Apply: Applications will be accepted on-line at Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of a Town of Mooresville application. Position will remain open until filled.

posted 7/13/20  (083020) 


posted 5/11/20  (090120) 


Job Description:
Supervises operation of the water plants including the purification plant and the alum sludge facility, pumping stations and raw water reservoir; Monitors plant operations for special conditions, circumstances or changes in operation; Prepares a variety of periodic reports pertaining to plant operations; Inspects equipment for proper operations and necessary repairs; Operated facility when required; Ensures compliance with State and Federal regulatory requirements; implements all State and Federal rules and regulations; designated operator in responsible charge (ORC); Ensures compliance with plant safety procedures; Maintains plant records; payroll and leave records; Trains plant personnel on the appropriate operations, laboratory, maintenance and safety procedures; Schedules and assigns work to operators; evaluates the work performance of employees; Orders chemical and supplies; Conducts laboratory tests as necessary; interprets test results and makes necessary adjustments to plant operations; Performs related tasks as required or assigned.
Experience Required:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and methods used in water treatment and pumping operations; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with water plant and related activities and of necessary safety precautions; general knowledge of chemistry as applied to water purification; 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 make accurate readings, to keep routine records and to make arithmetical computations; ability to follow instructions in both oral and written form; ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of plant personnel. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school supplemented by training in chemistry and bacteriology and extensive experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment in a water treatment plant; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid N.C. driver’s license. Possession of a Grade A OR GRADE B Water Treatment Certificate or ability to obtain such; must be able to respond to plant emergencies within 30 minutes.

posted 5/11/20 (090120)