Under direct supervision, assists Sewage Treatment Plant Operators in performing a wide variety of semi-skilled duties at various County sewage treatment plants involving appropriate physical, chemical and bacteriological testing and analysis to maintain an acceptable effluent. Assists in maintaining a daily record of all operations in the plant, and may operate a computer to input and retrieve data. Operates and performs preventive and general maintenance for a variety of mechanical equipment. Performs general maintenance work required to keep building and grounds in good repair. Sewage Treatment Plant Operator Trainees must take the first scheduled Sewage Treatment Plant Operator Class D certification examination after meeting the examination eligibility requirements and are also expected to take higher level certification examinations when eligibility requirements are met. It is expected that employees will make themselves available to work in after hours emergency situations as deemed necessary by management.
At the time of application, applicants must:1. Be a high school graduate or have a certificate of successful completion of the General Educational Development (GED) Test.
2. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle or chauffeur's license.Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
3. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.
4. Successfully complete the six month probationary period.
Must maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.