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Water Plant Operator

Posted: 08/01/2022

We are looking for Water Plant Operator!

The purpose of this classification is to perform specialized/technical work functions associated with water treatment plant operations and maintenance.


  • Controls water treatment plant processes and equipment per established procedures to purify/clarify water for human consumption.
  • Performs a variety of physical, chemical, and bacteriological tests to determine the chemical consumption of water, control quality, and ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations.
  • Monitors, operates, and calibrates various pumps used to regulate water flow, pressure, and tank levels.
  • Takes readings from assorted meters/gauges; reads, interprets, and records a variety of data.
  • Performs maintenance/repair tasks related to plant operations.
  • Maintains the inventory of department chemicals, supplies, tools, and equipment.
  • Maintains, logs, and records of test results, meter readings, chemical applications, and other data.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) year of experience in Water Plant Operations or a related field, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class III Water Plant Operator Certification or obtain it within 6 months.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.


  • Free Wellness Clinic
  • Health/Major Medical
  • Dental
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Employer-Paid Pension
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Accruals
  • Incentive Pays & Longevity Pay