SR Plant Operations Specialist PO II- Brown Plant

City of Durham, NC - Water Management | Durham, NC

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Posted Date 11/23/2021

Senior Plant Operations Specialist (Water Plant Operator 2) – Third Shift

Hours: 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.

Water Management

Grade B23; Hiring Range: $46,103.00 – $49,879.00 + 1.50 shift differential


We have a Senior Plant Operations Specialist (Water Plant Operator 2) vacancy available on the third shift 11:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. M – F.  This position is responsible for the operation & maintenance primarily located at the Brown Water Treatment plant with potential coverage and assistance at the Williams Water Treatment Plant when needed.   Assigned duties include work at two water supply facilities, elevated and ground storage tanks, and two pressure zones including the associated pump and storage facilities.  Certified operators are required to monitor treatment process components to ensure efficient and effective operations and to work without direct supervision or solo on a shift.  You must be readily available by phone with ability to work stand-by/recall when needed. 


  • NC Grade C Surface Water Treatment Operators License; Grade B or higher preferred.
  • Minimum 2 yrs. experience in a surface water treatment facility or Equivalent

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

  • NC Class "C" Driver's License
  • Must have intermediate math & chemistry skills to accurately read meters & charts, maintain required records, & interpret readings to make necessary adjustments to treatment processes. This includes multiplication, addition, subtraction, & division of whole numbers, decimals, & fractions


Enjoy our benefits which include 401(k), 457, retirement, retirement health savings plan, flex spending accounts, life insurance, vision, dental, short/long term disability options, & generous annual/holiday leave.  Apply online at

EOE Individuals selected for offer of employment must pass the City of Durham physical examination, drug/alcohol test, and background check.  A driver’s license history check is conducted for those selected for interview. You must have the legal right to work in the U.S. The company will not sponsor any applicant to obtain documentation of that right to work.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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