CERTIFIED WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

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CITY OF JACKSON SEEKING CERTIFIED WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

General Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Assists in the daily operation and maintenance of the water plant involving collection and distribution of water in regulatory compliance.
  • Inspects and/or monitors pumps, charts, gauges, wells, tanks, and meters daily.
  • Adds chemicals in accordance with prescribed standards; may assist in collection of water samples; adjusts chemicals as necessary.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate reports/records.
  • Performs servicing requirements on plant and equipment; assists in maintaining preventive maintenance programs; makes minor repairs and/or adjustments to plant and inspects river intake when necessary.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of parts, chemicals, equipment, and tools.
  • Assists in maintaining clean and neat plant and grounds.
  • Dispatch water/sewer and customer service personnel when necessary.
  • Position requires heavy lifting and duties that are indoors and outdoors and at all hours.

Training, Experience, and Licensing Requirements: 

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.
  • Must possess a Class II or above Water Plant Operator License issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet; AND
  • Must be willing to advance to a Class III Water Plant Operator License upon completion of first year of employment; AND
  • Must possess and maintain a valid drivers’ license.

Other: 

  • Person hired must be able to work assigned shift and irregular hours during emergencies. 
  • Compensation is based on experience. Benefits include medical insurance, state-sponsored retirement plan, medical leave, and vacation leave. Interested parties may email a resume to thomas@cityofjacksonky.org or request an application at Jackson City Hall, 606-666-7069.
  • All applicants must be able to pass a background check and drug test.

 

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