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Plant Operator - Big Dry Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility job in Westminster

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Job Ref:  14-0714-E
Organization:  City of Westminster, Colorado
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Colorado (CO)
City:  Westminster
Post Code:  80031
Salary and Benefits:  $38,940 - $61,924 per year plus benefits

Requisition Number: 14-0714-E
Salary Range: $38,940 - $61,924 per year
Opening Date: Monday, July 14, 2014
Closing Date: Monday, July 28, 2041, 8:30 a.m.

Position Purpose

This is technically skilled work in the operation and maintenance of a 9.8 MGD Class "A" Wastewater Treatment Facility along with a 10 MGD Reclaimed Water Treatment Facility. This position requires independent working abilities on an assigned shift and will be required to be on a rotating shift, the facility is staffed 24 hours per day 7 days a week. The operator must demonstrate flexibility, and be willing to accommodate changes in the work schedule as required, to provide vacation and general leave coverage for coworkers. The Plant Operator will receive training and instruction to learn the essential functions of a Plant Operator I – IV. This is a safety sensitive position.

The full salary range for this position is stated above. The starting range of pay is dependent on qualifications and experience of each individual candidate.

Plant Operators work a modified 36/44 shift schedule working three 12 hour shifts each week and an additional 8 hour shift every other week.

Candidate Qualifications

• Graduation from high school or completion of GED
• Two years of experience in Wastewater Plant Operation or related field
• Class D Colorado Wastewater Plant Operator’s certification or higher
• Must possess a valid Colorado Driver License, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment
• Safety sensitive positions are subject to random drug and alcohol testing
• Class C, B, or A Colorado Wastewater Plant Operator’s certificate
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Experience in activated sludge type treatment system, specifically Biological Nutrient Removal
• CPR/first aid knowledge
• Minimum three (3) years of experience in water/wastewater
Incumbent will progress from Plant Operator I–IV upon the receipt of proper Colorado Wastewater Plant Operator’s certification. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered.

How to Apply

A City of Westminster online employment application is required for this position and is due by the closing date. Apply online by 8:30 a.m., on the closing date.


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