Wastewater Plant Operator A/B/C/Trainee - Iron Bridge

City of Orlando | Oviedo, FL

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Posted Date 5/08/2020

Starting Salary:

  • Wastewater Plant Operator "A": $20.72 per hour; Grade L07
  • Wastewater Plant Operator "B": $19.10 per hour; Grade L06
  • Wastewater Plant Operator "C": $17.69 per hour; Grade L05
  • Wastewater Plant Trainee: $15.16 per hour; Grade L03


CERTIFIED TREATMENT PLANT OPERATORS (A/B/C) perform skilled work in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant during a permanent or rotating shift. Responsible for the efficient operation of a wastewater treatment plant and routine adjustments to equipment and machinery operating controls. Expected to exercise some independent judgment in making adjustments to machinery, equipment and related control apparatus in accordance with established procedures and standards and may exercise limited supervision over subordinate operators engaged in maintaining and operating various types of pumps, motors, grinders and belt presses, cleaning screens, removing solid matters and collecting sewage and sludge samples. Unusual or major problems are reported to a shift supervisor for resolution.

TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE is an entry-level position that requires the desire to learn and progress in the field of wastewater treatment and water reclamation. Performs duties under the supervision of the Chief Operator/Shift Supervisor. Duties in the operation of the Treatment Plant include minor maintenance work and preventive maintenance, monitoring wastewater treatment process and equipment, collecting samples, general maintenance of buildings and equipment, maintaining logs on process and equipment, and monitoring alarm system and alerting Shift Supervisor on duty when appropriate. Drives pick-up truck and golf cart; rides bicycle; operates pumps, blowers, etc. Work shift may vary; most weekends and some holidays required.

WORK SCHEDULE: Regular shift assignment is determined according to procedure based on seniority, and is subject to change based on division needs. Weekends and holidays required.

WORK LOCATION: Iron Bridge Facility, 601 Iron Bridge Circle, Oviedo

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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