Water Plant Operator A, B, C, D License

Town of Eagle | Eagle, CO

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Posted Date 7/01/2020
Description

The Town of Eagle has 2 full-time openings in Public Works. The Water Operator is primarily assigned tasks for the town’s water plants. This includes overall water treatment, quality, transmission, and storage of the town’s drinking water supply. This position is responsible for the technical aspects of water plant operations and compliance with state and federal regulations. May also perform a variety of routine and special activities for maintenance within the Public Works Department as conditions warrant.

Qualifications:
• High School diploma or equivalent
• A, B, C or D Water Certification preferred but not required
• Experience with water plants helpful
• Water Distribution license preferred
• Must possess a valid driver’s license
• Requires successful completion of MVR and criminal background check
• Must be willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends. Must be able to respond to On Call requests in a reasonable time
• Ability to obtain a CDL Class “B” license or higher within one year of hire date; and Drug testing protocol required for CDL license.

Hiring Range, Education, Training and Certifications:
Placement in the Water Operator position is at the discretion of management and is based on organizational needs and qualifications. There are five levels of Water Operator (Trainee, A, B, C, D) with different titles and pay ranges depending on certifications, knowledge, skills and abilities. The following serves as a framework of the minimum requirements for placement at each level:

WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR A, Hiring Range: $25.77 – $32.22 hourly DOE (depending on experience). The pay range maximum is $38.66 hourly. A pay rate above the hiring range may be considered based on the candidate’s qualifications, certifications and experience.
Water Operator A placement requires possession of a current Colorado Class A Water Operators Certification. Also, a minimum of 4 years related experience or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.

WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR B, Hiring Range: $24.70 - $30.88 hourly depending on experience.
Water Operator B placement requires possession of a current Colorado Class B Water Operators Certification. Also, a minimum of 3 years related experience or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.

WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR C, Hiring Range: $21.43 - $25.71 hourly depending on experience.
Water Operator C placement requires possession of a current Colorado Class C Water Operators Certification. Also, a minimum of 2 years related experience or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.

WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR D or TRAINEE, Hiring Range: $18.58 - $22.30 hourly depending on experience. Trainee level operators require no certifications. Water Operator D placement requires possession of a current Colorado Class D Water Operators Certification. Prefer a minimum of 6 months to 1-year related experience or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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