2019-06-11 2019-07-04

Wastewater Collections Operator

City of Scottsdale
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 51535
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 51535
  • Organization Website

Summary
Performs journeyman level work associated with the operation and maintenance of a large complex wastewater collection system. This includes all aspects of the operation and maintenance of 1,400 miles of sewer pipe, 30 sewer lift stations and 5 large pump stations, in addition to all mechanical maintenance aspects of related equipment. Work assignments are carried out without detailed instruction or guidance.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • A High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent.

  • Three years of experience in the operation and maintenance of large, complex, wastewater collection systems that includes multiple pump stations, heavy duty pump maintenance, equipment related to odor mitigation systems, combination hydro/jetter cleaning truck and associated equipment; two years of which include welding and piping fabrication at a journeyman's level.

  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of sewer force main systems that include sophisticated pumping arrangements.

  • Experience with advanced computerized systems utilized in wastewater collection works.

  • Experience in mechanical and electrical trouble shooting.


Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:
The Scottsdale Water Resources Division offers an Operator Certification Incentive Program for those employees who obtain certifications above what is required of their positions. The department recognizes the intrinsic value of operator certifications and the added value to the city of having a workforce that possess them.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted Arizona driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.

  • This position requires satisfactory results of a pre-employment drug screen and a pre-employment physical that includes a pulmonary/respiratory exam.

  • Must possess upon hire or promotion, and maintain a Grade II operator certification from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality within the discipline of Wastewater Collections.

  • Must obtain a Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL) with tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire or promotion. Must maintain a valid CDL with appropriate endorsements and will be subject to unannounced alcohol and drug testing as required by law.

  • Must obtain certification as a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) user within 6 months of hire or promotion.

  • Must obtain certification as a general backflow tester within the State of Arizona within 6 months of hire or promotion.

Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on department/section assignment.

Salary: $24.61 to $35.79 Hourly

Closing Date: July 4, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

Learn More/Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scottsdaleaz/jobs/2467960/wastewater-collections-operator

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