Watershed Plant Operator
Company: City of Atlanta Position: Watershed Plant Operator Class I, II, III & Trainee (OWTR - Wastewater) Location: Atlanta, GA Salary Range: (See Below) WPO Class I: $41,000 - $54,600 WPO Class II: $38,300 - $47,900 WPO Class III: $31,400 - $39,300 Watershed Trainee: $27,040 - $30,800 Posted: 04/23/18 Closing Date: 05/06/18 Job Description: Provides continuous, economical, and maintains EPA compliance with the wastewater treatment processes for the citizens of the Atlanta area. Operate, monitor, maintain, and trouble-shoot the wastewater treatment facility and its processes in an effort to prevent violations and to keep the receiving waters safe. This is an experienced, skilled or technical level position, capable of carrying out most of the assignments typical of the position with limited guidance or review. This level would be considered an influential level for operations and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who possesses the required minimum qualifications and demonstrates the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance. Could be the only position in this specialty work group or could be part of a general or specialized work team.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
Performs all aspects of sampling, monitoring and testing required to maintain compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations governing the wastewater treatment processes, storm water, and sludge management. May assist in the performance of regularly scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and machinery. Conducts the necessary daily checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis. Performs all work in conformance to Occupational Safety and Health Act regulations On call to respond to emergencies and breakdowns at the water reclamation center and/or pump stations. Trains individuals of proper procedures in operating and maintaining the City's water reclamation centers and/or pump stations.
Interested candidates may apply online at www.atlantaga.gov