SALARY: $42,852 to $52,092 annually + benefits
This is the entry-level class in the Water Operator Series. Under direct supervision, learn to operate and maintain water system facilities, equipment, and appurtenances according to District practices and procedures, as well as State and Federal regulations. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits an established structure or pattern. Receive on-the-job training and develop proficiency and knowledge necessary to obtain required certifications within the introductory period.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Under direct supervision of Water Supervisor, performs a variety of work in the operation, construction, modification, maintenance, and repair of District potable water distribution production, pumping, main and lateral pipeline systems, including wells, pump stations, residential and commercial water meters, valve cans, meter boxes, and water distribution valves; operates and monitors the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system; performs field customer service work in reading water meters and recording amounts consumed for billing purposes; uses and operates a variety of manual and power tools and light to heavy power driven equipment; and performs related work as required.
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and one (1) year experience in construction, maintenance, and/or repair of water system and/or related facilities, systems, and appurtenances.
Must possess a valid California Class “C” driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory driving record and be insurable to operate District vehicles.
Must obtain a Grade I Water Treatment Plant Operator certificate issued by the SWRCB within twelve (12) months of employment.
Must obtain a Grade I Water Distribution Operator certificate issued by the SWRCB within twelve (12) months of employment.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
All applicants are required to complete and submit a District employment application which must be received at the Nipomo Community Services District Office, 148 South Wilson Street, Nipomo, CA 93444, by 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 25, 2020. Applications available at www.ncsd.ca.gov. Qualified candidates will be selected to take a written exam tentatively scheduled for the week of October 12.