Chesterfield County's Utilities Department is seeking a Principal Plant Operator. Under general supervision, performs work related to the operation and maintenance of a Class I wastewater treatment facility. This includes but is not limited to the following: monitor and adjust process control equipment; observe process trends; perform preventative maintenance; monitor and calibrate instrumentation; record and report operational data; collect process monitoring samples; perform field analytical tests; inventory chemicals. Perform other work as required. High school diploma or GED and a Commonwealth of Virginia Class I Wastewater Operator's License is required for the advertised classification and salary range. Applicants with Wastewater experience, a Virginia Wastewater Operator's License, and three years of relevant experience are preferred. Ability to perform manual labor, lift fifty pounds, walk or stand for thirty continuous minutes. Applicants without a Class I Wastewater Operator's License will receive consideration at lower level plant operator classifications and salary grades/ranges. Operator Trainee: High school diploma or GED ($30,522 - $34,935). Plant Operator: Hold a current Class III Commonwealth of Virginia Wastewater License or a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or any engineering field ($33,913 - $39,912). Senior Plant Operator: Hold a current Class II Commonwealth of Virginia Wastewater License ($38,749 - $45,603). Trainees and licensees with lower than Class I license will receive salary increases after passing higher license exams. Good driving record required. Must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required. A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online by deadline. Visit careers.chesterfield.gov to view instructions and to complete and submit an application. (Position will be posted and applications can be submitted effective 1/1/18.) (804) 748-1551.
Principal Plant Operator
Hiring Range: $44,265 - $52,097
Deadline: 5pm January 11, 2018
An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity
About this company
Chesterfield County Human Resources provides complete Human Resource services for approximately 3800 full time employees not including schools.
Location/Region: Chesterfield, VA (US - 23832)