Water System Operator II

City of St Helens | St. Helens, OR

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Posted Date 6/19/2021

The City of St. Helens is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Water System Operator II in our Public Works Department.  The Water Division provides safe and healthy drinking water through a state-of-the-art facility which uses a hollow micro-fiber filtration process. This facility operates seven days a week, 365 days a year and is designed to produce up to six million gallons of water per day and on average produces approximately 1.3 million gallons of filtered drinking water each day. This position may also perform work at the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant as needed.  The Plant treats an average of 3-4MGD of domestic and industrial waste in a 40-acre Aerated Stabilization Basin.  Testing is done daily to meet the requirements of the NPDES permit.

Applies knowledge, experience, and skills in the field of water distribution and treatment to perform both regular and non-routine tasks in the operation and maintenance of water filtration, water collection, and water distribution facilities. Performs activities to operate a water supply system, to monitor processes and computers, to conduct lab and clerical work, and to maintain equipment, facilities, structures, and grounds.

Please see job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications, and requirements.

Terms of Employment:

Salary:  $4,548 (Step 1) to $5,584 (Step 5).

Excellent benefits package.

This is a union covered position.

Applicants must complete the City application form available online at www.sthelensoregon.gov/jobs and attach a cover letter and detailed resume.  If you are a veteran and would like to receive veterans’ preference points, please complete that form which is also on the website and attach documentation.  The successful candidate will be required to pass an extensive background check and drug test. 

Position is open until filled.

The City of St. Helens is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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