City of Marlborough
Department of Public Works
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
The City of Marlborough, Department of Public Works is accepting applications for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.
Responsibilities include: Operating, maintaining and repairing wastewater treatment plant machinery and equipment; making routine laboratory tests; adding chemicals as directed and required; recording instrument readings; making adjustments to equipment; maintaining operations log; checking machinery and equipment for malfunctions; conducting preventative maintenance, repairs and overhauling machinery and equipment; maintaining plant facilities and grounds in a clean and orderly condition; supervising personnel in lower grade positions; completing tasks as assigned by the head treatment plant operator and other supervisory personnel. Employee must be available to work overtime on an emergency and routine basis once deemed qualified to do so.
Minimum qualifications: High school diploma; Massachusetts driver’s license; Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certification, Grade 4 or ability to obtain same within 12 months of appointment. For the purposes of application, Grade 2 License, Operator-in-Training Status as a Grade 2 Operator as well as When and If Status as a Grade 2 treatment plant operator as defined in CMR 2.06 (1) and (2), will be considered acceptable minimum qualifications, however Grade 4 certification will be required within 12 months of appointment.
Desirable experience: Two or more years working experience at a publicly-owned treatment works (POTW); two or more years working experience maintaining equipment such as pumps, filters, valves, gates, and tanks.
Salary: $61,621.42 – $69,314.67
Location: Westerly Wastewater Treatment Plant, 303 Boundary Street
Hours of Work: 7 AM to 3PM plus rotating weekends (every fourth/fifth) once qualified
To apply, please send or deliver cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources Department
City of Marlborough
140 Main Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Position will remain open until filled.
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