Please note that this is a TEAMSTERS (union) position and the wages listed are for 2017 as this contract is currently in negotiations.
This position is open until filled.
Under the direction of the WWTP (Wastewater Treatment Plant) Manager, the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Operator receives assignments from the Lead Operator via work orders, email or written log that requires the incumbent to understand, investigate and determine the appropriate procedures to follow to complete the work. The WWTP Operator works independently with little or no direct supervision; monitors and evaluates plant operations; monitors incineration process; conducts basic preventative maintenance and makes appropriate adjustments to ensure compliance with permit regulations. Work is reviewed in progress and upon completion for compliance with instructions and work standards.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Required Knowledge of:
Required Skill in:
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma/GED Certificate supplemented by college level coursework relevant to wastewater treatment and two years of experience maintaining and operating wastewater systems; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Preferred: One year of incinerator operation experience
Required Licenses or Certifications:
Note: Operators who hold a State of Washington WWTP Operator Class III certificate will receive an additional 3% premium pay upon completion of the internal operators training program and after demonstrating that they can effectively work independently.