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Chief Plant Operator - City of Bonner Springs
« on: July 27, 2011, 04:56:47 pm »

The City of Bonner Springs is accepting applications for a Chief Plant Operator at the Wastewater Treatment Facility.  Position requires skills in the operation, maintenance and repair of the wastewater treatment plant, wastewater laboratory analysis and testing procedures, sludge press operations and process control troubleshooting.  Bonner Springs operates a 1.4MGD Activated Sludge Plant with a current average day flow of 0.650MGD. The process includes bar screening followed by aeration in oxidation ditches prior to clarification process using two (2) circular clarifiers and finally ultraviolet disinfection.  Plant operations involve daily sampling and testing for process control, preventive maintenance tasks, operating the sludge dewatering belt press, data entry, and overall maintenance and housekeeping duties to maintain an efficient and compliant operation.   Duties also include assisting with Lift Station operations, and assisting the Collection System Operator with other field related tasks if needed.   The Utilities Department consists of eleven staff members in both water and wastewater operations.  This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to increase their abilities and skills within the Utilities field.

H.S. diploma or GED plus four years experience as a WWTP operator with a Class III Wastewater license or the ability to obtain within 6 months; and the ability to obtain a Water Treatment Operator Certification and a Class B commercial drivers license within six (6) months.  Weekend work will be required once a month, overseeing both water and wastewater treatment plant operations.
Benefits include health insurance, vacation, sick leave and enrollment in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System. 
Applications and job descriptions available at Bonner Springs City Hall, 205 E. Second, Bonner Springs, KS 66012, or online at, or call 913-667-1707. 

Applications accepted until position is filled.  EOE