Widefield Water and Sanitation District located in the Southern portion of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is seeking an entry level “Operator in Training” to work in the Sanitation Department. This position will involve the daily operation and maintenance of secondary wastewater treatment facilities, collection system, equipment, and grounds in a professional, competent, and efficient manner. Operator trainees work under the guidance of a certified wastewater operator.
A high school diploma or GED. A CDL License is required or must be obtained within the first 6 months of employment. Basic knowledge of maintaining and repairing pumps, motors, valves, piping and other mechanical related equipment is desired. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and work in adverse weather conditions. This position will require the employee to be on-call with a 30 minute response time.
All applicants considered for employment must be able to pass a full background check, drug/alcohol screening, and pre-employment physical.
Maximum starting pay is $16.50 per hour plus medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, retirement, two weeks paid vacation, and ten paid holidays per year. This position must obtain a Wastewater Class D or Collections Grade 1 Certification within one-year of employment. This position has the ability to advance to a Wastewater Class A or Collections Grade 4 Certification level which pays up to $32.50 per hour.
Please submit an application along with your resume and supplemental questions for consideration. Resumes without a completed application and supplemental questions will not be accepted. Please do not apply if you do not meet the minimum qualifications.
Submit your documents to Kelly Smith, Human Resources Manager, at Kelly@wwsdonline.com or by fax to 719-390-1409. You can download and complete an application, supplemental questions and view the job description by visiting our website at http://www.wwsdonline.com
Widefield Water and Sanitation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer