Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III
Delta Diablo | Antioch
Salary Range: $8,359.55 - $10,723.40 per month (Level: OM 152-00)
Open Date: 07/16/2021
Close Date: 08/13/2021
The WWTP Operator III is an experienced, lead-level technical recycled water and wastewater resource recovery treatment classification in the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator series. The Operator III is a lead operator responsible for assuring the appropriate staffing levels are on duty and performing the assigned tasks required to ensure the efficient operation of the Plant and related processes and systems. The lead provides technical assistance and support to other operators as needed. Trains, monitors, and assesses the skill development and job performance of new and existing staff; supports and assists Division management in the on-going training and development of staff. Position also performs routine scheduled preventive maintenance work on equipment and develops maintenance and repair operating procedures. Operators must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime. Must be responsive to call outs and/or operational emergencies.
A combination of training and experience that demonstrates an individual has obtained the required knowledge and is able to perform the required work (with reasonable accommodation, if needed). A person with the following combined training and experience would typically qualify to compete in a selection process:
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent supplemented by the required educational points as required by State Water Resource Control Board regulations to qualify for the required Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification.
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of experience as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.
REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS AND REGISTRATIONS:
• A valid California State Class C license must be maintained at all times.
• A valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board Office of Operator Certification at time of hire or appointment.
How to Apply
Delta Diablo seeks to attract and hire individuals who possess a commitment to integrity, open communication, and customer-service. The selected candidate will be a self-starter who can work collaboratively as part of a team dedicated to safeguarding public health and protecting the environment of the communities we serve. The selected candidate will also reflect and model a value system of trust, loyalty, respect, and a sense of team to the entire organization.
The WWTP Operator III position is represented by the Operations & Maintenance Representation Unit/Public Employees Union, Local 1/AFSCME, and shall be filled in accordance with the provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding with Delta Diablo and applicable District procedures.
Applicants interested in being considered for this position must submit a completed Delta Diablo Employment Application no later than the final filing date above (postmarks and faxes are not accepted). All material should be submitted on-line at www.deltadiablo.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A resume may be included but does not substitute for a completed application form.
Following the close of the recruitment, a screening committee will evaluate the qualifications of each candidate who has met the minimum requirements for this position. Applicants meeting minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the examination. Those candidates whose application indicates their experience and education are best suited to meet the current needs of the District will be invited to participate in the examination and/or interview process. The decision of the screening committee is final. Applicants may be invited to participate in an examination process that may involve a written test, a skills performance test, and a qualifying oral interview. All applicants shall receive written notification regarding the results of the review process. NOTE: The information contained herein does not constitute either or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.
All final candidates for employment with the District are subject to a criminal background and reference check. Successful candidates not currently employed in a regular status by the District must pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen to be considered for employment.