JOB: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Posted By: Mark Scott Career Center,

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 

(Linden Wastewater Plant)

Position Responsibilities

Entry level employees receive on-the-job training and experience in performing routine maintenance operation, cleaning, installation and monitoring of wastewater treatment plant equipment and facilities.  Additional voluntary training will be provided after normal work hours at a location chosen by the Employer. Receives on the job training and experience. Monitors and maintains wastewater treatment plant operations by collecting and analyzing data, performing operational checks and adjustments, and maintaining equipment and facilities, as well as, bio-solids handling and disposal. Collects and analyzes samples and data and adjusts treatment processes to respond to changing water quality conditions. Assists in providing training to new employees as directed by Supervision or Management.  

Position Requirements

1.    Graduation from a high school or equivalent G.E.D.
2.    Must possess and continuously maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license as well as qualify to drive a Division vehicle in compliance with the Division Driver Policy.
3.    The U-1 pay scale will be frozen at the three (3) year level until the Class “D” level of certification is attained. 
4.    Incumbents will be awarded pay level consistent with the negotiated pay schedule included in this contract for certification levels obtained: A, B, C or D. 
5.    Must be able to work various shifts, irregular hours, including holidays and weekends.
6.    Must be able to lift a minimum of fifty (75) pounds.
7.    Must be able to work in confined spaces and outdoors under varying climatic conditions.
8.    Must be able to walk over rough terrain and climb ladders and stairs.

Position Application Process

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Applications can be emailed to
Applications can be mailed to:
Genesee County Water and Waste Services
Attn: HR
4610 Beecher Rd
Flint, MI 48532