Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Lewiston | Lewiston, ID

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Posted Date 1/17/2019

Are you interested in a motivating career helping keep your environment clean and safe? Do you enjoy working as part of a team where you will have opportunities for growth, learn specialized industry skillsets, and provide a necessary service to the community?


Position Summary


Under the direction of the Water Treatment Plant Supervisor for an assigned shift, operate the water treatment plant and well system to assure compliance with federal, state and local laws, regulations and standards; perform water quality testing and various lab tests; operate a variety of treatment plant and testing equipment; prepare and maintain a variety of records and logs; clean clearwells, reservoirs, settling basins, contact basins, and media filters; conduct periodic inspections of the water plant to assure proper operation of electronic and mechanical equipment.




  • PERSI Retirement
  • Certification Pay up to $2/hr additional
  • Compensatory Time Accrual
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Plan
  • Paid Training & Licensure
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Vacation Accrual
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Opportunities for Overtime, Standby, and Shift Differential Pay


What We Are Looking For:


·       Ability to Work Cooperatively with Others.

·       A Desire to Learn & Develop New Skills.

·       Ability to Think Critically & Solve Problems.

·       A Strong Background in Mechanical Abilities is Preferred.

·       Ability to obtain an Idaho Class B Commercial Driver’s License within six months of hire.

·       Must obtain an Idaho Water Treatment Operator License within eighteen months.

·       For a full job description, visit our website at www.cityoflewiston.org/employmentopportunities


Selection Process


Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m., February 10, 2019.  A complete City of Lewiston application is required and may be obtained at City Hall, 1134 F St., or from our website at www.cityoflewiston.org. Applications can be returned to City Hall, emailed to HR@cityoflewiston.org, or faxed to 208-298-0925.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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