Wastewater Collections Operator

City of Marysville | Marysville, CA

Posted Date 9/13/2019

The City of Marysville seeks qualified candidates for this excellent career opportunity!

Wastewater Collections Technicians are responsible for skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of wastewater system facilities; operating a variety of light and moderately heavy power driven equipment; and ensuring public health and safety by preventing and/or responding to sewage overflows and blockages.  They inspect, clean, maintain, construct, and repair wastewater collection systems including sanitary sewers, storm drains, pump stations, pipes, manholes and catch basins.


Wastewater Operator  – $3,197 - $3,966 Monthly 


8 hour shifts; services in emergency standby capacity; provides customer service and performs all aspects of collection system maintenance and repair during after-hours periods including holidays and weekends.

A complete application packet must be completed online or dropped off at Marysville City Hall by November 12, 2019 at 4:30p.m. 


Operational characteristics of wastewater collection systems; materials, methods, techniques, and terminology used in maintenance and repair activities related to the maintenance and repair of wastewater collections system infrastructure including how repair parts are applied to the wastewater system including couplings, stainless steel bands, and types of grades of pipes; operational characteristics of maintenance and construction equipment and tools used in work activities; proper procedures used in the maintenance and repair of hand and power tools; practices and procedures of traffic control; basic mathematical principles; pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations; basic principles and practices of record keeping; occupational hazards and standard safety practices including those associates with working in confined spaces; principles and practices of customer service.


Perform a variety of manual and semi-skilled tasks involved in the maintenance and repair of the wastewater collection system; perform a variety of tasks for extended periods of time and in unfavorable weather conditions; perform heavy manual labor; work in closely confined spaces while wearing a respirator; read maps, blue prints, and diagrams; ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures; ensure safety around work areas in high traffic; prepare and maintain records including time and material use records; interpret and apply policies, procedures, and standards to specific situations; perform mathematical calculations; respond to collection system maintenance/repair emergencies; safely drive and skillfully operate equipment and machinery including service trucks, dump trucks water trucks, vacuum trucks, skiploader


Education/Training:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

Experience:  One year of general maintenance and construction experience.

License:  Possession of a valid Class C driver's license at time of appointment and ability to obtain an unrestricted Class B driver's license with tank and air brakes endorsements within first six months of employment.

Salary3197.00 Month
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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