Job Details

The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, March 22, 2019. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: WATER FILTRATION PLANT OPERATOR, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Title
WATER FILTRATION PLANT OPERATOR
Department/Division
DPW and Parks
Apply Start Date
03/06/2019
Apply End Date
03/22/2019
Type
Full Time
Hours
40 Per Week
Wage
Description

WATER FILTRATION PLANT OPERATOR

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS & PARKS

CITY OF WORCESTER

The Department of Public Works and Parks seeks candidates for the position of Water Filtration Plant Operator. Under the guidance of the Plant Manager, Senior Operators, and established Standard Operating Procedures, this position is responsible for independent operation, maintenance, and optimization of a 50 mgd Level 4 direct filtration drinking water plant, and all related systems, equipment, and instrumentation. The schedule for this position is three (3), 13.33-hour shifts per week.

The successful candidate will have the knowledge and understanding of-, and the ability to follow all plant Standard Operating Procedures; be able to comply with the Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR); be able to utilize laboratory techniques and analysis using various bench top wet chemistry analyzers; be able to direct follow plant/assistant operators; be able to lift 60-pounds over waist height; able to climb a ladder; able to understand and comply with all safety procedures and SDS; and able to perform and maintain meticulous record keeping.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Massachusetts 3T (OIT) or higher Treatment Operators license
  • Valid MA Driver’s license
  • One (1) year experience working in a drinking water treatment facility

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience at a Level 4 Surface Water Treatment Plant
  • Experience using an Ozone System in water treatment

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Cover letter & resume required for consideration. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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