Plant Operator (Water or Wastewater)

Harford County Department of Public Works | Abingdon, MD

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Posted Date 9/14/2018
Description

WATER POSITION - This is responsible work involving the operation and maintenance of the Harford County water treatment plants, booster stations and tanks. Duties include training and overseeing the work of lower level plant staff and requires a proven satisfactory record of working independently with minimum supervision. Work is on a rotating shift basis, including weekends.

WASTEWATER POSITION - This is responsible work involving the operation and maintenance of the County wastewater treatment plant(s) and related facilities including pumping stations. Duties include training and overseeing the work of lower level plant staff and requires a proven satisfactory record of working independently with minimum supervision. Work is on a rotating shift basis, including weekends.

Requirements

EDUCATION:

Water Position: high school or vocational-technical school diploma, or a GED Certificate, AND satisfactory completion of the following courses or equivalent:

  • "Operation of Water Treatment Plants I" Sacramento course;
  • "Operation of Water Treatment Plants II" Sacramento course;
  • "First Aid and Safety for Operations Personnel" Red Cross course.

Wastewater position:high school or vocational-technical school diploma, or a GED Certificate, AND satisfactory completion of the following courses or equivalent:

  • "Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants I" Sacramento course;
  • "Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants II" Sacramento course;
  • "First Aid and Safety for Operations Personnel" Red Cross course.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

Possession of a valid permanent Maryland Board of Certification Water Class 4 license for the Water Position. Possession of a valid permanent Maryland Board of Certification Water Class 5A license for the Wastewater Position. Candidates with out of state certifications will be obligated to obtain required License through reciprocity within one year of employment.

How to Apply:

Salary Range is $38,046.00 - $86,198.00 annually. Starting salary depends upon qualifications. Permanent/Full Time/Benefits. Job Closing Friday 10/26/18 11:59 PM Eastern Time. ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY - PLEASE SEE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLY AT URL: http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/308/Apply-Online

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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