|Water/Wastewater Operator - Public Works (215317-924)|
|Organization: Lake County Government|
Lake County is seeking an individual with experience in the operation and maintenance of public water supplies, sanitary sewer systems and/or water reclamation facilities, including preventative and routine building and grounds maintenance.
They will be responsible for keeping daily logs of plant operations including flow recordings from hydrants/pumps and daily inventory of chemical usage. This position will draw water samples for testing and perform basic chemical analyses of water. They will also need to investigate and resolve any abnormal conditions in plant operations and also investigate any complaints. This position works Monday through Friday from 7am - 3:30pm and must be available for occasional overtime duty, weekend duty, and 24-hour call on a rotating basis.Required Skills
To perform this job successfully they must have good knowledge of methods, practices, materials, tools and knowledge of hazards and safety precautions involved in the operation and maintenance of public water supplies and/or water reclamation facilities. Employees in this position must have the ability to compute rate, ratio and percentages, and to perform operations using weight measurement, volume and distance. Knowledge of word processor and spreadsheet software is required. They must be able to troubleshoot situations and have excellent written and verbal communication skills to relay information to customers, clients and all employees throughout the organization. This position requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
We are looking for someone who has completed of a standard high school program or GED and one year of experience in water and/or wastewater treatment operation.
They must have possession of a Class IV Wastewater Operator's Certificate or a Class "D" Water Operator's Certificate issued by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. They must also possess a valid Driver’s License, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record.
ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONED ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN AND A BACKGROUND SCREENING.
Lake County Government offers a competitive salary and benefit package, and is committed to being an employer of choice.
Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Salary: 20.11 - 24.41 USD
Applications will be accepted
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Water / Wastewater Treatment|
City: Vernon Hills|
Country: UNITED STATES
| Trade and Technical|
$ 20.11 to $ 24.41 Hourly
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