Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Jacksonville Wastewater Utility   Jacksonville, AR   Full-time     Other
Posted on January 10, 2022
Two amazing opportunities available for a career in the water industry!  Hiring two
individuals to work the following shifts: One (1) to work 11pm - 7am M-F and one (1)
to work 7pm - 7am Sat& Sun plus two eight hour days shifts for total of 40 hours each
with full benefit package included. Starting at $16 per hour.

Job Description
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I

Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, performs skilled work to control the
physical, chemical, and biological wastewater treatment process and operations.
Confers with the Operations Manager on process operations and maintenance priorities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performs routine and corrective maintenance to maintain the plant's equipment in
good working order.
2. Monitors performance of and directs operations and maintenance of mechanical
devices designed to process wastewater and sludge.
3. Plans for the start-up and shut-down of wastewater treatment process equipment.
4. Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge
readings and test results to assist in evaluating process requirements.
5. Assists in general housekeeping chores.
6. May work various shifts including days, nights, and/or weekends.
7. Accepts "on call" duties during nights, weekends, and/or holidays as scheduled
or assigned.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each
essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent.
Valid Arkansas driver's license.
Class I Wastewater Operator's license or the ability to obtain within one year
of employment.
Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written.
Ability to obtain a CDL at the discretion of the Operations Manager, if determined
necessary.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Outside working environment, confined spaces, and direct contact with raw sewage,
wherein there are disagreeable working conditions part of the time.

PHYSICAL DEMAND
Moderate diersity-Moderately Physical: Work activities which allow for a moderate
amount of diversity in the performance of tasks which requires somewhat diversified
physical demands of the employee. Ability to turn heavy valves, open gates, lift
objects weighting approximately 100 lbs.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature of this position
and is not to be considered a complete statement of duties, responsibilities,
and requirements.

 


Jacksonville Wastewater Utility

248 Cloverdale Road
Jacksonville , AR