City of Drain
Starting wage: $23.46 to $27.59 per hour, DOE
The City of Drain offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package including holidays, vacation, sick leave, on-call pay, fully paid health insurance, life insurance and more. To obtain an application and a full job description go to cityofdrain.org. To apply, email an application and your resume to email@example.com or mail them to PO Box 158, Drain, Or 97435. If you have any questions please contact Jeni Stevens, City Administrator at 541-836-2417.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES.
Performs a variety of tasks involved in the Public Works Department including operations & maintenance of the water & wastewater treatment facilities, equipment, and related systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
- Operate and maintain the wastewater treatment facility and related functions. Monitor performance of treatment plant and pumping station. Collect samples and identify concentrations of chemical, physical, or biological characteristics of wastewater required in accordance with local, state, and federal requirements.
- Operate and maintain the water treatment facility and related functions. Complete lab tests and adjust chemicals to meet water purification standards. Monitor electrical and mechanical control systems. Record chemical concentrations, water production rates, and water source pressure levels.
- Operate and maintain water intake and storage reservoirs (includes impoundments & tanks).
- Operate and maintain the effluent pivot operations and sludge site operations.
- Operate and maintain the wastewater gas chlorination system.
- Requires computer skills to operate treatment facilities and complete, submit & file all reports required by Federal, State, DEQ, and Water Resources Departments.
- Read and report water and electric meters monthly.
- Apply fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides as directed.
- Clean and maintain vehicles, office, & shop area.
- Maintain a sufficient level of inventory.
- Required to take part in staff rotation of after hours and weekend standby time.
- Cross train in other areas to provide support and/or backup in the water distribution, wastewater collection, electrical, and maintenance departments.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid Oregon CDL drivers license. Also, possess a First Aid/CPR Card and Flagger’s Card or ability to obtain.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
Minimum high school level education, three years of treatment and/or public works experience, Oregon Class II certifications in water and wastewater treatment, and Oregon Class I certifications in water distribution and wastewater collection. Operator certification in filtration endorsement and backflow testing certification a plus. Must possess an application certification for fertilizers, pesticides & herbicides or ability to obtain within one year.
The person assigned to standby must be available to respond to emergency callouts and respond into the City within thirty (30) minutes.