The Charles River Pollution Control District, a medium-sized wastewater treatment facility, is seeking candidates for the position of Wastewater Treatment Operator.
The Wastewater Treatment Operator is part of a team that monitors, operates and troubleshoots the plant equipment and treatment process including screenings/grit, biological and chemical nutrient removal activated sludge system, chlorination/dechlorination system and GBT sludge system. Responsibilities include but are not limited to daily monitoring and inspection of the plant, recording plant information displayed on meters and gauges, opening gates and valves, cleaning tanks, monitoring chemical feed systems, accepting chemical deliveries, assisting in maintaining a clean and orderly facility, collecting samples from the process and in the collection system and monitoring septage receiving. The position requires working with and understanding SCADA and working in confined spaces.
The position requires a minimum of a Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Grade 4 License OR the ability to obtain one within six months of hire.
Weekend, holiday, on-call and response during emergencies are required and compensation will be provided for such. Hourly rate ranges from $20/hour to $26/hour and will be based upon experience and qualifications. Competitive benefits are offered which includes the Norfolk County Retirement System.