Jobs & Classifieds,

The City of Ashland is accepting applications for the position of Wastewater collection OPERATOR I, II, III, or IV

 Utilities Department

 Wastewater Collection (WWC) Division


Supervisor:     WWC Field Supervisor/WWC Crew Leader

Grade:  104, 106, 108, or 109      

Beginning Salary: $11.984-$17.701/ hour


Class Characteristics:   Under supervision, performs skilled, semi-skilled, and manual labor work activities in the construction and maintenance of wastewater lines, new service installations and lift stations; performs related work as required. 


General Duties and Responsibilities:   Assists in the maintenance and construction of wastewater lines, lift stations and new service installations.  Lays lines, maps lines, washes sewer lines, etc.  Detects malfunctions in equipment and makes minor repairs or recommendations for major repairs.  Operates vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently.  Performs preventive maintenance duties on equipment; cleans and properly stores equipment and tools after use.



Training and Experience:  Graduation from high school or equivalent; one (1) year previous work experience required for Operator I.  Operator II-IV:  Education supplemented by work experience and/or education acceptable by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet to have obtained a Class IV Wastewater Collection License.


Certification/Licensing Requirements:   Must possess and maintain a valid commercial drivers’ license (CDL) as a condition of continued employment for higher classes, or obtain within first year of employment as Class I.  Must obtain Class I Operator license within one (1) year after meeting experience requirements as a condition of continued employment.  Higher classification must possess appropriate WWC License issued by KY Dept. of Natural Resources & Environmental Protection Cabinet.


Availability:   Must be able to respond to calls in emergency situations at any time.


Apply:   all Applicants must provide copy of high school diploma / GED or verification of receipt, COPY OF DRIVERS’ LICENSE, and COPY OF appropriate WASTEWATER COLLECTION class license, IF APPLICABLE, with application. Apply at www.ashlandky.gov


Closing Date and Time for Accepting Applications:    Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. 


Equal Opportunity Employer