Employment

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WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

NATURE OF WORK

Under general supervision, operates and maintains wastewater treatment facility and collection lift stations.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Adjusts and maintains all wastewater treatment equipment to insure effective and efficient wastewater treatment to maintain compliance with NPDES permit.

Lubricates, changes oil, and performs maintenance and repairs on sewage lift stations, aerators, pumps, motors, blowers and all wastewater treatment facility equipment; troubleshoots and repairs electronic components of wastewater and water systems.

Monitors and operates the SCADA system; maintains parts, materials, supplies and equipment manuals; maintains grounds and facilities; monitors flow; maintains logbook and prepares US EPA and NDEQ reports.

Monitors quantity and quality of influent from major sources; schedules and collects samples and performs laboratory analyses of sewage influent and effluent and potable water; controls rate of release of effluent; ability to calculate wastewater charges for major and industrial contributors; responds to afterhours calls and emergencies.

Performs other work which is consistent with the essential elements of the job.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of state and federal wastewater and water standards.

Knowledge of the operating principles and theories of a wastewater treatment plant.

Knowledge of the established routines and practices for the operation of the equipment and related testing and measuring devices in the wastewater treatment plant.

Knowledge of biology or chemistry as it applies to wastewater treatment and water pollution control.

Ability to establish, adjust and monitor SCADA control system.

Ability to work without supervision and to supervise others.

Ability to use testing equipment, tools and computer and to operate a vehicle and other related equipment.

Ability to communicate in person, by telephone, and two-way radio; ability to monitor equipment alarms; ability to read and understand instructions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school with courses in mathematics, environmental science, environmental engineering, chemistry or related fields supplemented by a short course in laboratory procedures and experience in wastewater or water systems. Previous activated sludge wastewater treatment plant experience is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of or the ability to obtain a Nebraska Grade 2 Wastewater Operator’s Certification within one year of hire; possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License as required by the State.  Other licenses or certificates may be required as need arises.

Posting 01/29/19 to 02/15/19
PAY $18.89 to $26.41
UNION No
FLSA Non-exempt

Revised 2010

Please submit application to Doug Meyer, City of North Platte, 201 West 3rd, P.O. Box 490, North Platte, NE 69101  308-535-6757

 

NP Recreation Center

1300 S. McDonald Rd.

JANITOR (Part Time)

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Under supervision, performs routine manual work involving janitorial duties.

DUTIES-EXAMPLES OF WORK

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Sweeps, mops, scrubs and dusts floors in offices,  halls, and rest rooms; waxes floors; operates buffing machine; washes windows and walls; cleans bathroom and rest room fixtures; replenishes supplies; dusts and polishes furniture and fixtures; empties trash cans; moves office and similar furniture and equipment; replaces light bulbs; unstops lavatories and toilets; reports damage to structures and equipment requiring repair; may tend lawns and trim shrubs; may clean walks and ground adjacent to the assigned building.

OTHER DUTIES: Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Working knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment.

Working knowledge of the use of cleaning materials for various types of building and furniture surfaces.

Skill in the use of cleaning equipment and machines.

Ability to follow written or oral instructions.

Ability to read and write English.

Ability to perform moderate physical work and to lift 75 pounds and to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, climb, crawl, twist, reach, grasp, push, pull and perform similar body movements.

Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to use janitorial equipment and tools, as floor machines, and operate a vehicle.

Ability to talk and hear in person, and by telephone; ability to see and read instructions, labels on cleaning supplies and dials.

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, officials, and the public.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Any combination of experience and training equivalent to completion of the eighth grade and some laboring or janitorial experience.

This is a part time position with no benefits, approximately 30 hours/week.

Hours: Weeknights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.

Wage: Step A $ 12.60/hour

Return application to Kenny Furrow at the Recreation Center; 1300 S. McDonald Rd. North Platte, NE 69101 (308) 535-6772