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Job Ref:  900330
Organization:  City of Tempe
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Arizona (AZ)
City:  Tempe
Post Code:  85281
Salary and Benefits:  $47,620-$64,287


(Public Works – Water Utilities Division)

Salary Range: $22.894 - $30.907 per hour

Open until the needs of the City are met. First review date is Tuesday, September 2, 2014. This position may close at that time.

The Successful Candidate will be assigned to one of the following shifts:

Work Schedule:

Swing Shift:

Four week rotation

Bi-weekly shift hours are as follows: Monday through Thursday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., and Sunday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Two days worked every other week, Tuesday and Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. or Thursday and Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Every other weekend off).

Work Schedule:

Rover Shift:

Four week rotation

Week One: Monday through Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Week Two: Tuesday and Wednesday 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Week Three: Monday through Wednesday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Week Four: Thursday and Friday, 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (Every other weekend off).



Requires the equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in chemistry, biology, mathematics or a degree related to the core functions of this position.

The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college education (30 credit hours).

Work Experience:

Requires three years of increasingly responsible full-time experience performing complex plant operations duties in a water treatment facility, including six months experience with a computerized plant monitoring system comparable to SCADA.

Candidates must have the minimum amount of work experience. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.

Certifications, Licenses, and/or Registrations:

Must possess and maintain a Grade 3 Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification issued by the State of Arizona.

Possession of a Grade 1 Water Distribution System Operator Certification and Grade 1 Waste Water Collection System Operator Certification issued by the State of Arizona is preferred.


Successful completion of initial probationary period is contingent upon passing an FBI background investigation. Based on position, referred applicants may be subject to additional testing which may include pre-employment polygraph, physical and drug screening.


For the complete job description go to: http://www.tempe.gov/home/showdocument?id=5027

This position is FLSA Non-Exempt – eligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.

Employees in this position are represented by the United Arizona Employee Association (UAEA).

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