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The City of Albemarle offers many exciting employment opportunities. Our employees receive a very compensative plan with excellent benefits and with a very rewarding career.

Please note that the chosen applicants will be offered the job contingent upon passing a substance abuse test.

 

How to Apply for a City of Albemarle position:

  • Presently employed City personnel may apply directly to the City Human Resources Director.
  • All qualified applicants must complete a City of Albemarle Employment Application,  which can also be obtained from the Albemarle NCWorks local office, 944 N First Street, Albemarle, NC.
  • Completed application may be submitted in person to NCWorks or the City Human Resources Office via email, fax, or mail. 

 

The City of Albemarle is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Treatment Plant Operator I

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Based on education and experience
  • Posted Date:06/07/2019 8:47 AM
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Treatment Plant Supervisor
Location/Hours: Albemarle, NC/Varies

Position Overview 
This position is responsible for operational, laboratory, and maintenance functions in a water treatment plant.

General Responsibilities
• Makes regular tours of plant and checks bar screens, engines, generators, pumps, settling tanks, filters, clarifiers, chlorinators, and other equipment for proper functioning.
• Records data from various meters, gauges and dials; logs daily, weekly, and monthly activities.
• Performs standard laboratory chemical and biological tests.
• Performs general preventive and scheduled maintenance; assists on major maintenance and repairs.
• Regulates and adjusts motors, pumps, blowers, valves and other apparatus to meet changing operating conditions.
• Performs routine building and grounds maintenance including mowing, cleaning and painting.
• Collects water and wastewater samples.
• Analyses plant performance and makes chemical feed and other adjustments consistent with supervisory guidelines; back washes filters.

Qualifications
• Graduation from high school supplemented by course work in chemistry or biology and some experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment, preferably in a water or wastewater treatment plant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Possession of a valid North Carolina commercial driver's license.
• Ability to obtain North Carolina water operator's grade C certificate or grade I wastewater operator certificate within 12 months of hire date.  Employee should not be removed from probation until certification is achieved.
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