TEMPORARY ASSISTANT – WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
Wage: $10.00 per hour
Three temporary part-time positions available
Hours: Flexible schedule; may include some evening and weekend hours
Job Duration: October – May
Under immediate direction, assists in shift operation of the water treatment plant. Monitors, inspects, and operates water treatment plant machines and equipment including remote reservoirs, wells, pumps, motors, chlorinators, filters, chemical feed systems, clarifiers and laboratory equipment. Monitors and inspects process control equipment via computer and visual inspection to ensure proper operation. Enters process and water quality data into computer. Assists in the performance of scheduled and emergency relief operations for Water Purification Plant Operators on rotating shifts. Collects water samples and conducts laboratory quality control analysis of raw, process, and finished water to monitor and adjust the treatment process to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations. Monitors, reads and interprets gauges, dials, and other plant instrumentation to regulate flow rates, system pressure, water elevation, and distribution of water. Records information on paper log sheets and in electronic logs. Receives and responds to public inquiries regarding plant operations. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Minimum education, experience and certification
High school diploma or equivalent required. Post-secondary coursework in engineering or a related field preferred. State of Iowa Water Treatment Plant or Distribution Operator certification preferred. Preference for knowledge of the use of computers, mathematics, basic chemistry, biology and microbiology principles and procedures; knowledge of the occupational hazards. Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Iowa driver's license with a satisfactory driving record. Must pass criminal background check.
City of Iowa City application must be received by 5PM, Friday, September 27, 2013, in Human Resources, 410 E. Washington Street, Iowa City, Iowa 52240.
To comply with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired will be required to provide verification of identity and employment eligibility per provisions of the Act.
The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females, minorities and members of other protected classes are encouraged to apply. The City of Iowa City is a supporter of the National Career Readiness Certificate.
For current job openings available to the public,
call JOBLINE at 319-356-5021 or visit www.icgov.org