Wastewater Operator I - Oregon

City of Woodburn | Woodburn, OR

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Posted Date 4/06/2021

The Wastewater Operator I performs entry level to journey level, semi-skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the City's wastewater treatment plant, poplar tree facilities and reuse systems. The incumbents will operate and assist in maintaining the City pump stations, conveyance systems, water reuse and bio-solids handling equipment. The Wastewater Operator I position is responsible for performing sample collection and process testing, gathering and interpreting data, preventative maintenance, grounds landscaping, building maintenance, and facility housekeeping duties.

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Minimum Qualifications

A High School degree or G.E.D. with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in related operation and maintenance of a Wastewater Treatment facility, or a combination of training, education, and experience that is equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Other Requirements:

  • Ability to meet the City of Woodburn's driving standards
  • Valid Oregon class C driver's license
  • Oregon DEQ Treatment Operator I certification
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check
  • Possess the following training/certifications or ability to obtain and maintain after employment: Forklift, first aid/CPR

To find out more about the position, go to click on here where the class specification is posted in its entirety.  
Selection Plan

All applications will be reviewed against criteria specified in the posting and class specifications. Best qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. All applicants will be notified by email of their status. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for review.  

How to Apply

Click on the "Apply" button at the top of this announcement and complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and submit all the required documents prior to job closing.

Per Oregon Revised Statutes 408.225 and 408.230, the City of Woodburn grants preference in hiring and promotion of veterans and disabled veterans as defined by state law. If you are eligible and wish to claim Veterans' preference points, please indicate so on your application. Please note that you need to submit documentation of your eligibility at the time of your application.  

City of Woodburn is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 
Women, veterans, and minorities are encouraged to apply


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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