2017-10-12 2017-11-16

Water Operator III

Company: Town of Marana
Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
Location: Marana, Arizona
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 45305
Website: http://www.maranaaz.gov

Salary: $22.68 to $25.01 Hourly

Closing Date: Not Specified

A first review date of applications will be conducted on October 26, 2017.

Marana is the fastest growing community in Southern Arizona and the 2nd largest municipality in Pima County. Marana lies approximately 20 minutes northwest of downtown Tucson and 75 minutes southeast of Phoenix. The Town makes its decisions based on a Strategic Plan that has five focus areas: Commerce, Community, Heritage, Innovation and Recreation.

Marana's standards are high. We are an organization of excellence and have developed four Cultural Value Statements that provide the guidelines for how we work together. Our Cultural Values are: Dedicated Service, Respect, Teamwork and Engaged Innovation.

Description

The Town of Marana is seeking a Water Operator III to work in the Water Department. This is a full-time position and an exciting opportunity for someone interested in joining a team oriented atmosphere in the role as a lead operator. Position duties will include operation and maintenance of the public water distribution system and performing system repairs and water quality monitoring.

Examples of Duties

  • Assists supervisor with administrative and field support to include staying current on water and safety regulations; Will assume responsibility in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Leads and assists other water operators in repairing services and water distribution system components including water mains, ARV/PRV equipment, fire hydrants, valves and water metering equipment.
  • Leads and assists other water operators in performing preventative maintenance on water distribution and production systems.
  • Leads and assists other water operators in the installation of water distribution components including water mains, fire hydrants, meters and valves.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus six months of education or training
  • Three or more years of experience in operation and maintenance of water distribution systems
  • A combination of relevant education and experience will also be considered
  • Must have ADEQ Grade II Water Distribution System Operator Certification and ability to obtain Grade III Water Distribution System Operator Certification within six months of hire date
  • Must have ADEQ Grade I Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification (or ability to obtain within six months of hire date)
  • Must possess a valid Arizona Class B Commercial Driver License (or ability to obtain within six months of hire date)
  • Must pass the Department of Corrections background check

Preferred Requirements

  • Five years of experience in operation and maintenance of water distribution systems
  • Possess a valid Arizona Class A CDL
  • Backflow Certification

Apply Online

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