2020-09-13 2020-10-09

Water Systems Operator - Distribution (Assistant/I/II)

West Valley Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Rialto, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 61731
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Rialto, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 61731
  • Organization Website

Summary
Under general supervision of the Supervising Water Systems Operator and close supervision of the Lead Water Systems Operator, operates and maintains District equipment and facilities for sourcing and the distribution of drinking water to its service areas. Performs a full range of water system duties which include but are not limited to operating and maintaining wells, reservoirs, transmission and distribution pipeline, and related equipment and facilities. Examples of duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: installing, operating and maintaining water mains, valves, hydrants, service lines, meters, booster pumps, and all other facilities of the District; weed abatement; painting of District structures; marking mains and services for Underground Service Alerts; flushing the distribution system: exercising fire hydrants and valves; raising valve boxes; monitoring and controlling flows and pressures in the distribution system; and, performing related duties and responsibilities as assigned. Every operator is required to serve on a rotating shift and serve “on call” with a District cell phone after hours, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications

Assistant Water Systems Operator
This is a training level job classification. Employees must show constant progress in learning and performing the duties and responsibilities of a journey level operator and in achieving the educational and certification requirements to promote to Water Systems Operator I within a maximum of two years. Appointment to this job class requires the completion of two college courses in water distribution, water treatment, wastewater treatment or collection systems. No experience in water/wastewater systems operations is required.

Water Systems Operator I
This is the second level in the Water Systems Operator job class series. This is a permanent full time position. Appointment to this position requires possession of: State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Certifications issued for Grade I Water Treatment Plant Operator and Grade I Water Distribution Systems Operator; one year of operations experience in water or wastewater systems; the completion of four colleges courses in water distribution, water treatment, wastewater treatment or collection systems; and, passing a standardized written and performance examination demonstrating competency in selected District Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). A Water Systems Operator I must show constant progress in learning and performing the duties and responsibilities of a journey level operator and in achieving the educational and certification requirements to promote to Water Systems Operator II within a maximum of two years.

Water Systems Operator II
This is the third level in the Water Systems Operator job class series. Appointment to this position requires possession of: SWRCB Certifications issued for Grade II Water Treatment Plant Operator and Grade II Water Distribution Systems Operator; two years of operations experience in water or wastewater systems; the completion of six colleges courses in water distribution, water treatment, wastewater treatment or collection systems; and, passing a standardized written and performance examination demonstrating competency in selected District Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). A Water Systems Operator II must show constant progress in learning and performing the duties and responsibilities of a journey level operator and in achieving the educational and certification requirements to promote to Water Systems Operator III within a maximum of two years.

Salary: $42,016 to $75,421 Annually

Close Date: Continuous

Learn More/Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/westvalleywd/jobs/2854030/water-systems-operator-distribution-asst-i-ii

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