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Utility System Operator Trainee - Utility System Operator 3

Under supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform diagnostic and equipment control operations to regulate source water, treatment, and pumping of Water in the City's Utility's Water Division according to the area of assignment. Objective is to ensure effective production of potable water.  Based on level of experience, qualifications and education, candidates may be hired as USO Trainee, USO 1, USO 2 or USO 3.

Utility System Operator Trainee
The purpose of the position is to receive on-the-job-training (OJT) of basic diagnostic and equipment control operations to regulate collection, treatment, dispersal and disposal of water/wastewater in the City's Utilities Department according to the area of assignment.  Employees in this classification learn how to monitor and analyze operating and processing conditions.  Ultimately, employee will be authorized to modify process controls or equipment operation to ensure proper operating conditions. Objective is to become knowledgeable in regulatory compliance rules and regulations, and to learn all applicable environmental Federal, State, and local regulatory standards.  Must have six (6) months of labor experience and a demonstrated ability to perform the physical and mathematical duties of the position; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Applicants with strong mechanical or electrical knowledge and experience are preferred. Trainee will have twenty-four (24) months from hire date to obtain and maintain Wastewater Treatment, Level C Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.  $14.28 - $16.19 p/h

Utility System Operator
Employees in this classification function at entry level, and are responsible for performing routine inspection, greasing and maintenance duties, collecting and interpreting data, collecting samples, ensuring efficient and effective operation of Water facilities and equipment.  Experience with data entry, basic electric, plumbing and equipment maintenance preferred.  Must have (1) year experience in utilities or other pump-mechanical operations or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess and maintain a Water Treatment, Level C Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. $17.21 - $19.51 p/h

Utility System Operator 2
Employees in this classification function at journey level, and are responsible for performing routine and moderately complex inspection and maintenance duties, ensuring efficient and effective operation of wastewater facilities and equipment.   Position is distinguished from that of the Utility Systems Operator I, by the level of independence the employee functions in, as a result of the advanced laboring knowledge acquired through training and work experience.  Must have three (3) years' experience in utilities pump-mechanical operations; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain Water Treatment, Level B Operator Certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. $18.87 - $21.40 p/h

Utility System Operator 3
Employees in this classification function at senior level, and are responsible for performing routine and complex inspection and maintenance duties, ensuring efficient and effective operation of water facilities and equipment. Position is distinguished from that of the Utility Systems Operator II, by the level of independence the employee functions in, as a result of the advanced laboring knowledge acquired through training and work experience.  Must have a minimum of five (5) years' experience in utilities pump-mechanical operations; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Must possess and maintain Water Treatment, Level A Operator certification issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. $20.84 - $23.62 p/h

Must possess a High School Diploma or GED.  All positions require a valid Florida Driver's License.
 

This position closes on 7/6/2020 5:00 PM
Salary : $14.28 - $23.62
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Human Resources
Phone : (386) 986-3718
Office : City Hall
160 Lake Avenue
Palm Coast, FL 32164