This position is responsible for operating and maintaining the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). Duties include performing laboratory tests and recording results.
EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES:
Other duties may be assigned as needed.
Operates and maintains all pumping and control equipment at the WWTP.
Performs routine maintenance and repair on plant systems.
Collects samples and performs all laboratory testing of WWTP influent/effluent including temperature, pH, flow, chlorine residual, dissolved oxygen, settable solids, fecal coliform, BOD, CBOD, TSS, VSS, QC testing, or other testing as required.
May assist as needed with the pretreatment program including inspections and sampling.
Assists in preparing and recording all monthly and quarterly reports for the Department of Ecology.
Orders parts, equipment, and materials for plant operations and maintenance.
Performs a variety of building, grounds, custodial, and maintenance duties relating to wastewater treatment facilities.
Analyzes equipment needs and makes recommendations to the supervisor for potential additions, replacements, alterations, and repairs to the plant and related supporting equipment.
Four years of experience performing a variety of the essential duties of the position or a related position in a wastewater utility with at least two years operating experience at a Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant.
High school diploma or GED is required.
Two years of college level coursework or equivalent technical training in chemistry, biology, engineering, environmental science, or related field.
Must possess Group I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification by date of hire.
Must possess or have the ability to possess a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Group III certification within 12 months.
Must possess a Washington State Driver's License.
Must possess, or have the ability to possess within six months of hire date, first aid and CPR certifications.
Knowledge of federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing WWTP operations.
Knowledge of operation and maintenance of pumps, electric motors, and motor controls, piping devices, hydraulic control systems, and other mechanical equipment common to wastewater treatment facilities.
Ability to operate windows based computer, Microsoft Office programs, and other software applications related to assigned department/division.
Ability to perform and record results of laboratory tests accurately and by required deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Ability to work in a team and independently following established procedures and specific directions and instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with city staff, city officials, the public and other agencies.
Ability to provide excellent customer service.
Teamster's union position.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1049 State Avenue
Marysville, WA 98270
An Equal Opportunity Employer
About City of Marysville
The City of Marysville is a wonderful place to visit, live, play or work. It is Snohomish County's second-largest city with a population of more than 67,000. Marysville has developed into an ideally located economic center, one that offers residents and businesses a way of life that provides opportunities to prosper, while preserving the unhurried qualities we have all come to treasure in this fast-growing region.