Job Title: Water Treatment Plant Operator II
Department: Public Works/Utilities/Water Treatment Plant
Hours of Work: Typically Thursday thru Saturday (12:00 midnight – 12:00 noon) and every other Sunday eight hrs.
Hourly Pay: 10A- $22.04 - $28.53 (Class 1 Water Supply Certificate)
10B- $22.84 - $29.27 (Class II Water Supply Certificate)
Job Description Summary:
Nature and Scope:
The Water Treatment Plant is a division within the Utilities Department of the Public Works Group. The Water Plant Operator II is responsible for operating the Water Treatment Plant during an assigned shift and producing adequate quantities of clean, safe potable water for the community. This includes the constant application of principles and practices associated with both Ohio EPA Chemical and Microbiological Analyses Certification. This position will also assist with maintenance on an as needed basis or at the direction of the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent.
The Water Treatment Plant Operator II is responsible for collecting approximately 24 water samples per shift and analyzing each sample for at least six different parameters within the Wet Chemistry Laboratory. However, additional analysis must be performed if water quality conditions warrant. Full Chemical Analysis Certification and Full Microbiology Laboratory Certification as required by Ohio EPA must be maintained at all times.
In addition to the responsibilities of performing lab tests, the Water Treatment Plant Operator II will assist with routine maintenance and repair activities of the facility. Presently, Plant Operators are required to work six 12-hour days and one eight hour day in every two-week pay period.