City of Grants Pass
SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 01/29/21
CLOSING DATE: 02/26/21 05:00 PM
ABOUT THE POSITION:
City of Grants Pass employees excel at their work and it shows through our defined mission, vision and values! We provide a culture where the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and vision of our community’s goals. If you are a creative and motivated individual who shares a dedication to exceptional public service, then join our team!
We are recruiting for a highly motivated individual that recognizes the importance of quality drinking water, maintenance of the plant, and looking to the future.
Our Water Treatment Program consists of: 20 MGD conventional surface water treatment plant, 13 remote booster pump stations and 8 reservoir sites and a 1.5 acre solids handling pond.
We are accepting applications for a Water Treatment Plant Specialist I or II and placement will depend on incumbents qualifications, skills and experience.
The primary duties of this position are performing all tasks relating to the daily operations and maintenance of the water treatment plant, pump stations and reservoirs. In addition, treatment plant specialists perform preventative maintenance, light construction, sampling and analyzing processes to determine regulatory compliance, compiling computer based data and files, interpreting regulations and performing customer service.
This position is covered in the Teamster bargaining unit and incumbents must live within a 30 minute drive of the regularly assigned work site.
This position is full time, on-site at the City’s Water Treatment Plant. The job descriptions can be reviewed here.
The City of Grants Pass is a High Performance Organization that has a well-defined Mission, Vision and Values which provides the framework for our organizational culture. We believe that the best solutions come from empowered teams with the knowledge and shared vision of the community’s goals. We promote a legacy of excellence through a culture of trust, collaboration, and encouragement of personal growth and the celebration of our achievements. We seek to attract adaptable, creative and motivated individuals who share our community pride and dedication to exceptional public service.
If you are an individual who appreciates a working team environment, which focuses on trust, crucial communications, commitment, accountability and results, then the City of Grants Pass may be a great place for you!
Water Treatment Plant Specialist I
Salary Range: $20.21 to $25.57 per hour
Minimum Qualifications: A High School Diploma or equivalent is required, with additional coursework in chemistry, biology or science preferred. An Associate’s degree in a related field is desirable.
Valid Oregon Driver’s License Class C
Forklift Certificate required within 12 months of appointment
OHA-DWP Water Treatment I Certificate within 18 months of appointment
Water Treatment Plant Specialist II
Salary Range: $21.72 to $27.49 per hour
Minimum Qualifications: A High School Diploma or equivalent, with additional coursework in chemistry, biology, or science preferred, and two years of related experience are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description. An Associate’s Degree in a related field is preferred.
Valid Oregon Driver’s License Class C Forklift Certificate
OHA-DWP Water Treatment II Certificate or higher Confined Space Entrant or Attendant Certificate
Additional incentives for these positions are (upon verification, incentives are not cumulative):
$75 per month for an Associate’s Degree
$150 per month for a Bachelor’s Degree
HOW TO APPLY:
Complete an application on-line and submit a over letter and resume.
More information at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/grantspassor