Water or Wastewater Treatment Operator II

City of Nevada City | Nevada City, CA

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Posted Date 12/01/2018
Description

THE POSITION
WWTPII/WTPII Operator performs a variety of tasks and technical work required to operate and maintain both plants. Work involves operating, inspecting, and maintaining of plants and systems equipment; making required chemical tests and analysis; monitoring control and alarm equipment. This is a full time position and serves as a member of the WWTP & WTP Departments.
 
Employees may work overtime and are subject to 24-hour call during scheduled duty periods and emergencies; assistance with weekend coverage is a must; under the general supervision of the Chief Plant Operator.
 
DUTIES

  • Operates WWT & WT Plants & related equipment.
  • Assists w/ maintenance of plants equipment & facilities/
  • Performs collection of laboratory samples for testing & use of chemicals.
  • Maintains operator logs.
  • Perform required calculations.

 
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES
Completion of high school or equivalent and 2 to 5 years of experience.  Two years of college or Associates Degree and/or 2 to 5 years’ experience.
 

  • At minimum, must possess WT/WWTP II certification from the State of California
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License.
  • A strong mechanical background is preferred.
  • Must possess a valid Grade II WWTP license from the State of California. Shall also possess a valid Water Treatment Operator T-2 license (or have the ability to acquire one within 6 months of hire) from the State of California.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and City laws and regulations relating to all aspects of the performance of this position.
  • Thorough knowledge of attendant laboratory test equipment and procedures for collecting and testing wastewater samples.
  • Working knowledge of the principals and application of electrical motors and hydraulic equipment and mechanical equipment troubleshooting and repair.
  • Ability to analyze wastewater and water test results and determine adjustments needed to increase, decrease or stabilize processes and gains accurate and necessary information for required records and reports.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of proper safety issues related to WWTP and WTP operations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other agencies and the public.
  • Must pass background check and drug test.
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    COMPENSATION
  • Compensation DOQ. $26.58-$32.31 per hour
  • “Classic” membersCalPERS 2% @ 60
  • PEPRA members CalPERS 2% @ 62
  • Fully covered employee only medical, dental and vision benefits.Employee plus dependents at
  • 90% - 10% sharing.
  • Annually 80 hours vacation, 12 holidays, 2 floating holiday’s and 96 sick leave hours.
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    APPLICATION PROCEDURES
    The City of Nevada City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified candidates must apply by December 14, 2018 by 4pm.  To apply online go to http://www.nevadacityca.gov/ or email Nevada City employment application, resume and copies of applicable certifications to loree.mccay@nevadacityca.gov or submit at 317 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959.
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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