The current vacancy may be filled at the I, II or III level. Note: If you are interested in applying at the II or III level, you will need to apply to the separate, concurrent recruitment being conducted for that level. The eligibility list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time Plant Operator I,II,III vacancies for six months (with an option to extend the list for up to twenty-four months).
The City of American Canyon (Pop. 20,000) is located in southern Napa County. The City of American Canyon is committed to public service and serving our community. At all levels of the organization, we embrace customer service, community engagement, professional excellence and collaboration. The City organization is well-respected by the community and enjoys a high level of community engagement. In 2016, the City Council updated is vision and strategic plan for the City and the City team is focused on delivering results.
The City of American Canyon is seeking a Plant Operator I/II to prioritize multiple projects, create strong working relationships with all departments, will be able to set goals and achieve them, able to work well and persuade people at all organization levels, maintain a well-organized work area inside the facility, able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach, maintain log and records of plant data, including entering and retrieving digital data on a PC, and interpret analytical data to make operational decisions, performs safe work practices with team members to ensure a safe working environment, conduct regular inspections of the facilities and perform operations and maintenance as needed or dictated by O & M Manuals, and regulatory guidelines. Utilize SCADA system to monitor and operate facility, emergency on-call status, performs preventative maintenance tasks, ensures cleanliness of water reclamation treatment plant and process equipment, adheres to treatment facilities best ways policies and procedures, calibrate, modify, or repair instrumentation and control equipment including recorders, flow meter, turbidity meters and other water quality monitoring equipment.
The operations and maintenance staff is a highly motivated, project oriented, and a purpose driven team always striving to enhance, empower and exceed expectations. The City offers certification pay and continuing education opportunities and personal growth is highly anticipated and expected.
The City of American Canyon is seeking a Plant Operator III to perform, oversee, schedule, and participate in a variety of skilled technical duties and semi-skilled labor in the operation and maintenance of the City’s wastewater treatment plant. This position oversees, coordinates, and assists with planning of special and capital improvement projects; analyzes and resolves work problems; coordinates operations with other teams and personnel within and outside of the Department; and participates in budget development for projects and general operations. The operations and maintenance staff is a highly motivated, project oriented, and a purpose driven team always striving to enhance, empower and exceed expectations. The City offers certification pay and continuing education opportunities and personal growth is highly anticipated and expected. The ideal candidate will be able to prioritize multiple projects, create strong working relationships with all departments, will communicate clearly with the public and stakeholder groups, and will be focused on providing excellent customer service.
The 2.5 million gallons per day plant completed in 2002, was one of the first advanced technology membrane bio reactor plants in California. In 2015, the membrane bio reactor plant went through several process upgrades including the replacement of all membrane cassettes, the addition of a 1.5 million gal water reclamation tank, dissolved oxygen and ammonia controls, and UV disinfection upgrades. Also, in 2015 the facility purchased a screw press for solids de-watering and is currently removing solids day to day. The facility is currently upgrading the headwork screening facility and moving forward with a complete SCADA system upgrade.
For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.cityofamericancanyon.org/city-departments/administrative-services-human-resources/job-opportunities