Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III

City of Escondido | Escondido, CA

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Posted Date 1/13/2021
Description

Under supervision (Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I), general supervision (Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II), or direction (Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III), performs a variety of duties essential to the operation of a major wastewater treatment, disposal, and reclamation facility on an assigned shift; inspects, operates, monitors, and maintains a variety of facilities, equipment, and systems involved in various processes of the wastewater treatment plant facility; monitors plant operation through visual observation and computer screens; regulates flows; performs chemical analysis and tests; and performs a variety of related duties to ensure the facility's final effluent is of the best quality in order to protect all downstream receiving waters and their users while utilizing plant resources wisely and efficiently.

Salary: $77,604 to $94,328 Annually

Minimum Requirements

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I/II/III
Education/Training:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work or trade school training in wastewater treatment technology.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III

Experience:
One year (full-time equivalent) of experience comparable to a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II with the City of Escondido.

License or Certificate:
Possession of a Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board.

Possession of a valid Class C driver's license.


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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