This skilled, technical position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant facility with the primary responsibility being maintaining compliance with the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit.
The Wastewater Treatment Plant operates 24-hours a day, 365-days a year with eight-hour shifts that may vary. Shifts include night, weekend and holiday work schedules. The person in these positions must be able to regularly work beyond the scheduled work shift, including nights, weekends, and holidays, and to travel to various seminars or training classes as required; staying current in the wastewater profession. The person in these positions are considered essential personnel and will be required to respond to emergencies as directed by the Assistant Superintendent or Superintendent.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Operator I will perform the entry level operational work which may include:
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES AND/OR LICENSES:
REQUIRED SKILLS (Communication/Language; Mathematical; Computer; etc.):
The Operator II will perform basic operational work which may include:
The Operator III will perform intermediate operational work which may include:
The Operator IV will perform advanced operational work which may include:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, employee is required to wear safety toe boots, and regularly required to stand for long periods of time, walk extensively to monitor a 13-acre facility. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/CONDITION: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, work in confined spaces, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is routinely exposed to wastewater liquids and solids. Work involves exposure to and the handling of, highly hazardous chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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