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Employer: City of Emporia
Division: Public Works
Job Title: Water Plant Operator
Salary: $0 Hourly

Job Description:

      POSITION  TITLE:               Water Plant Operator (I, II, III or IV)

        OPENING  DATE:              June 1, 2017

          CLOSING DATE:             Until Filled

BEGINNING SALARY:              Commiserate with current certification and experience.


Under the supervision of the Water Plant Manager, the Water Plant Operator performs technical and skilled work in the operation of the water pumping stations and treatment plant and related equipment.  This individual inspects and operates electrical control boards, motors, pumps, meters, clarifiers, and related equipment; calculates dosage and adjusts treatment in accordance with prescribed standards of the laboratory; regulates valves and observes flow dials; keeps daily log of shift operations; reads gauges, and records information shown; draws test samples for water analysis; and assists mechanics in maintenance operations. 


  •           Must have ability to obtain a Kansas State Water Certification within one year of employment.
  •           Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to communicate effectively and accurately with fellow employees.
  •           Flexibility to work rotating shifts.
  •           Must possess a valid KS Driver’s License
  •           Must possess high school diploma or G.E.D.
  •           Ability to pass a physical exam, drug/alcohol screen and background check following a conditional employment offer.
  •           City policy requires employees to reside in Lyon or surrounding Counties

Vacancy Number: 201710

Open Date: 6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: