Reclamation Plant Operator I,II,III

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Do you have excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills?  Are you resourceful and self-directed? Do you have experience with the treatment of wastewater and the disposal of sludge? Can you interpret complex process control data?  If so, we want to hear from you!

At Otay Water District, we welcome veterans and transitioning military. Are you a former member of the military with experience as a Water Treatment Specialist, Water Support Technician, Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance, or similar occupation? If so, we encourage you to apply. Consider joining a team of hardworking employees who work to protect and preserve water, one of our most valuable natural resources. The experience you’ve gained during your service can continue to positively impact the world with a career at Otay.

This position may be appointed at any level depending upon qualifications and experience. The Reclamation Plant Operator is a part of the Water Operations Department and reports directly to the Reclamation Plant Supervisor. This position is a member of a dedicated, service-oriented team in which collaboration and leadership are promoted at all levels.

The ideal candidate will be resourceful and self-directed, able to interpret complex process control data, will possess excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills, and will be experienced with the treatment of wastewater and the disposal of sludge.

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:

Operator I

  • A valid State of California Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade I Certificate issued by the Water Resources Control Board.

Operator II

  • A valid State of California Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade II Certificate issued by the Water Resources Control Board.

Operator III

  • A valid State of California Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade III Certificate issued by the Water Resources Control Board.

Minimum Experience, Education, and Training Requirements:

All levels require a High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Operator I

  •  One (1) year experience performing operation and maintenance duties at a wastewater treatment facility and possession of a California State Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Operator II

  •  One (1) year experience performing operation and maintenance duties at a wastewater treatment facility and possession of a California State Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator II; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Operator III

  •  One (1) year experience performing operation and maintenance duties at a wastewater treatment facility and possession of a California State Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Applications will be accepted until there are a sufficient number of highly qualified applicants from which to make a selection. For information on the recruitment process, please go to the Employment section of our website www.otaywater.gov or click here.

To apply for this job please visit www.otaywater.gov.