Plant Operator in Training

Rancho Murieta Community Services District | Rancho Murieta, CA

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Posted Date 10/22/2020

Plant Operator in Training (OIT)

Salary: $3,675-4,594/mo. (DOQ)

Rancho Murieta Community Services District is now accepting applications for one (1) Full Time Operator in Training position.

A certification bonus is available for each additional required certification above required job classification at 2.5% each, of up to 5%.  


Operations staff cover Water, Wastewater, and seasonal Reclamation operations.  Duties include the ability to learn and apply the practices, procedures, techniques, regulations, and laws pertaining to water and wastewater treatment plant and pumping facilities operations and maintenance, and the ability to learn to operate and perform routine maintenance on treatment plant equipment and related facilities. Learn to read and interpret a variety of meters, gages, recording charts, and mechanical and piping diagrams. Have the ability to perform a variety of skilled and semiskilled maintenance and repair work. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Maintain and update records and logs in paper and electronic format using computer software such as word processing, spreadsheets, computerized maintenance management software, etc. Work unusual shifts, weekends, evenings, overtime, and holidays when required. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.


Minimum Requirements:

Possession of the category of a valid California Driver's license required by the State Department of Motor Vehicles to perform the essential duties of the position.  Possession and maintenance of a CA Grade 1 Water Treatment Operator's Certificate by the California Department of Public Health, is required within 18 months of hire date.


Immediately upon hire, the OIT must file an OIT application with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Office of Operator Certification for a Grade 1 OIT certificate, signed by the District’s Chief Plant Operator.


Possession and maintenance of a CA Grade I Wastewater Treatment Certificate by the State Water Resources Control Board within 24 months of entering this position is required.

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CalPERS retirement of 2.0% at 55 for classic members, 2.0% at 62 for new members, and medical, dental, and vision benefits. Visit


Closing date: Open until filled.  Selecting first round applications by December 5th

Send completed District application to Personnel, RMCSD, PO Box 1050, Rancho Murieta, CA 95683 or apply in person: 15160 Jackson Road, Rancho Murieta, CA. or email AA/EOE.


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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