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Water/Wastewater Operator - #13848

Water/Wastewater Operator - #13848

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We are seeking a Water/Wastewater Operator for assignment in Ontario, Oregon. The selected candidate will perform a variety of tasks in the operation and maintenance of a water/wastewater treatment plant, including maintenance of equipment, quality control/testing and other day-to-day activities on an assigned shift.


Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm


** This position has an on-call schedule **


- Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment to ensure efficient, reliable operation

- Perform a daily visual inspection of lagoons and treatment process

- Keep and maintain accurate records for reporting purposes

- Basic level computer skills with word processing, spreadsheet and the ability to learn the Computer Maintenance Management System

- Maintain samplers, take samples, and record all data as required by the City’s discharge permit

- Inspect equipment such as control panels, pumps, motors, valves, gauges, compressors, chlorinating and dechlorinating equipment, and analyzers for proper operation

- Perform routine custodial/maintenance duties to keep buildings, furnishings, treatment plant grounds and lagoon dikes in a clean and neat appearance

- Assist the Operator II in maintaining the disposal area Buffer Zones, farm roads, and fences

- Maintain logs and records as required by the discharge permit, the plant’s QAQC program, and DEQ/EPA rules and regulations regarding wastewater flow and treatment plant operation and maintenance activities

- Maintain proficiency by attending conferences, short schools, reviewing reports, and reading professional journals and reports and reviewing study materials

- As needed, operate City vehicles and heavy equipment or provide manual labor


- High School Diploma or GED

- A valid Drivers License

- A valid Wastewater or Water Treatment Certificate or License