Wastewater Plant Operator

Company: City of Cape Canaveral
Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 43863
Website: http://www.cityofcapecanaveral.org

Position Objectives:
Under close supervision trains to operate sewage treatment, sludge processing and disposal equipment in wastewater (sewage) treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage. This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates sewage treatment, sludge processing and disposal equipment in wastewater (sewage) treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage.

  • Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage.

  • Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and test results to determine process control needs.

  • Starts and stops pumps, engines and generators to control flow of sewage through filtering, settling, aeration and sludge digestion processes.

  • Maintains log of operations and records meter and gauge readings.

  • Collects sewage samples and conducts routine laboratory tests.

  • Performs general maintenance work on plant and collection system components.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


Minimum Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Desirable Training and Experience:
High school Diploma or general education degree (GED) recognized by the State of Florida; and one year certificate from college or technical school; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requires a valid Florida Drivers’ License. Must be certified minimally as a Class "C" Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator by Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Salary: $18.00 - $23.00 hourly determined by current level of Wastewater Plant Operator Certification (C, B or A).

Closing Date: Continuous

More Information/Apply: http://www.cityofcapecanaveral.org/employment

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