water treatment operator, water

Senior Water Pollution Control Operator

City of Sunnyvale | Sunnyvale

Salary Range: $42.50 - $54.24 Hourly
Open Date: 08/23/2019
Close Date: 9/23/2019

Position Description

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Senior Water Pollution Control Operator. The ideal candidates will have a journeyman level understanding of Wastewater Treatment and the associated equipment and controls required to operate those systems. The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is a Class V Wastewater Treatment Facility with Recycled Water production.

The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is undergoing an exciting transition, we are replacing original processes, structures and equipment with the latest treatment technologies and we would like you to be part of that upgrade. The SWPCP is currently constructing new Screening, Pumping, Grit Removal, Sedimentation, Odor Control, Power Distribution and SCADA system as the first major replacement effort. The Plant is also in design for a new Secondary Treatment process with Dewatering and Thickening to carry the city forward in our on-going effort to protect the bay and provide high quality Recycled Water.

The Senior Water Pollution Control (WPC) Operator provides support for their team members on an assigned shift. The Senior WPC Operator, as the shift supervisor oversees the operation, inspection and maintenance of the treatment process, plant equipment and facilities. The Senior WPC Operator is a reliable communicator that prioritizes tasks and ensures that Operators, Maintenance and other team members work in a safe and productive environment.

Position Qualifications

Graduation from high school or tested equivalent and Three years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant.

Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record.

Possession of a valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate issued by the California State Water Quality Control Board.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on City Jobs or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Contact Email: sgoel@sunnyvale.ca.gov
Website: Sunnyvale.ca.gov