Salary Range: $29.70 - $52.04 Hourly
CLOSING DATE/TIME: SEPTEMBER 27, 2023 AT 4:00 PM PACIFIC TIME
The purpose of this recruitment is to fill three (3) vacant positions: Two (2) at the Temecula Valley Regional Water Reclamation Facility and one (1) at the San Jacinto Valley Regional Water Reclamation Facility. The positions may be filled as Water Reclamation Plant Operator in Training, I, II, or III dependent upon candidate qualifications.
The incumbent for this position is required to work rotating shifts, weekends and is subject to 24-hour call out.
Water Reclamation Plant Operator in Training (OIT): Range 209 $29.70 - $36.99 Hourly; $5,418.00 - $6,411.60 Monthly
Water Reclamation Plant Operator I: Range 211 $32.76 - $40.78 Hourly; $5,678.40 - $7.068.53 Monthly
Water Reclamation Plant Operator II: Range 213 $36.10 - $44.96 Hourly; $6,257.33 - $7,793.07 Monthly
Water Reclamation Plant Operator III: Range 216 $41.78 - $52.04 Hourly; $7,241.87 - $9,020.27 Monthly
Under immediate (Water Reclamation Plant Operator-in-Training and Water Reclamation Plant Operator I) to general (Water Reclamation Plant Operator II) supervision and under direction (Water Reclamation Plant Operator III), perform related duties as assigned.
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Operate or check the operation of plant equipment such as pumps, valves, electric motors, filters and large stationary engines according to operations and maintenance manuals; reports malfunctions to proper persons.
• Read meters and gauges to determine efficient equipment operation; records readings.
• Performs water quality testing and laboratory operations.
• May perform, under direct supervision, the full range of duties of a Water Reclamation Plant Operator I related to the primary functional area as part of a learning situation.
• Cleans tanks and other equipment; maintains facilities and grounds in a clean, safe and orderly condition.
• Maintains a variety of records, logs and reports.
• Operates vehicle to travel to various District facilities.
• Observes and complies with all District and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols.
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• Basic operating principles and methods of pumps, valves, electric motors, diesel engines and electronic, computerized and manual control systems.
• Basic functions and servicing requirements of the equipment used in a waste water treatment facility.
• Basic principles, methods, practices and techniques utilized in chemical, bacteriological and biological analyses.
• District and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols.
• Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and District staff.
• The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
• Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed.
• Learn the operation of a variety of pumping, treatment and control equipment and machinery, including digital control equipment and computers.
• Learn to accurately read meters, gauges, valve books, blueprints and schematic drawings.
• Make mathematic calculations, including metrics.
• Operate and maintain hand and power tools pertaining to the work.
• Follow and apply oral and written work instructions.
• Prepare basic records and reports of work performed.
• Learn and apply new information.
• Effectively use computer systems, software applications relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax.
• Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Graduation from high school or equivalent, including or supplemented by course work in chemistry, biology or waste water treatment technology.
• Must meet the educational requirements below based on the requirements table in Title 23, Chapter 26 to be considered for the job.
• One completed three-unit semester course which is directly related to wastewater treatment and which is part of the curriculum of an accredited college or university is equal to eight educational points. Completed courses which result in more or less than three units or which are quarter units rather than semester units will be credited with educational points on a proportional basis.
• Operator In Training (OIT) - No previous experience is required.
• I - One (1) year of experience performing plant and equipment operations duties in a water reclamation plant.
• II - Two (2) years of progressive experience performing plant and equipment operations duties in a water reclamation plant, or one (1) year of experience as a Water Reclamation Plant Operator I in the District.
• III - Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience performing plant and equipment operations duties in a water reclamation plant, or one (1) year as a Water Reclamation Plant Operator II in the District.
• A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's Vehicle Insurance Policy; AND,
One of the following:
• Operator In Training (OIT) - State of California Water Resources Control Board Wastewater Treatment Operator Grade I Certificate must be obtained within fifteen (15)months from date of hire to advance to the Operator I class.
• I - State of California Water Resources Control Board Wastewater Treatment Operator Grade I Certificate.
• II - State of California Water Resources Control Board Wastewater Treatment Operator Grade II Certificate.
• III - State of California Water Resources Control Board Wastewater Treatment Operator Grade III Certificate.
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