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Chief Water Plant Operator - Emporia
« on: March 07, 2011, 11:11:02 am »

      POSITION  TITLE:   Chief Water Plant Operator

        OPENING  DATE:   February 24, 2011

          CLOSING DATE:   April 15, 2011

BEGINNING SALARY:   $17.62 per hour

Under the supervision of the Water Plant Manager, the Chief Water Plant Operator is a non-exempt position which supervises the laboratory and treatment process of the water plant to assure the supply of clean drinking water.  The employee in this position performs technical laboratory testing procedures, and skilled and specialized supervisory work in connection with water pumping and filtration.  The Chief Water Plant Operator is responsible for the operation of water treatment equipment, collecting and testing water samples, recording the data, adjusting chemical feed equipment for proper operation.

   One to three years of water plant operation and chemical testing experience is required. 
   Technical degree or some college credit preferred.  Class IV certification by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
   Thorough knowledge of water testing techniques and procedures, mathematics, chemistry, bulk chemical storage, equipment maintenance, electrical schematics, and reading blue prints.  Proven excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication, analytical and decision making skills.
   The ability to operate pumps, feeders, chemical testing equipment, spectrophotometer, chlorine titrator, chlorinators, computer and other related equipment.
   Must possess valid Kansas driver's license, accompanied by a good driving record which will be subject to periodic review.
   Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check upon a conditional offer of employment.
   Must be a resident of Lyon County or relocate upon employment.

Submit an application/resume through

         City of Emporia Human Resources Department
         PO Box 928, 515 Market
         Emporia KS 66801

or apply on-line on our website: