Plant Operator A, B, & C

Pasco County | Port Richey, FL

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Posted Date 5/23/2023

Advanced specialized work in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift. Utilities Plant Operator is a 4-Tiered Broadband classification.  An incumbent in this classification is placed in the appropriate tier based on the Wastewater Plant Operator License he/she posses. The incumbent in this classification performs certified and skilled work or directs and oversees the performance of certified and skilled work in the operation of wastewater treatment facilities to provide high quality treatment of sanitary sewer in compliance with local rules regulations.

Salary: $19.14 - $36.65 (Hourly Wage)


  • Knowledge of operating principles and practices applicable to advanced treatment facilities and collection systems.
  • Knowledge of written, oral, computer communication and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of department procedure and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of chemistry and biology related to the operation of wastewater treatment facilities. 
  • Knowledge of all regulations governing wastewater treatment and operator responsibility.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties with considerable independence.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate, detailed operations and maintenance records and reports.
  • Ability to understand and interpret, utilize and adjust automation/instrumentation devices and systems to meet facility operational requirements.
  • Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations, such as floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and other natural and/or unnatural crises to provide for public health and safety.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects.  
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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