10B- $22.84 - $29.27 (Class II Water Supply Certificate)
Job Description Summary:
Nature and Scope:
The Water Treatment Plant is a division within the Utilities Department of the Public Works Group. The Water Plant Operator II is responsible for operating the Water Treatment Plant during an assigned shift and producing adequate quantities of clean, safe potable water for the community. This includes the constant application of principles and practices associated with both Ohio EPA Chemical and Microbiological Analyses Certification. This position will also assist with maintenance on an as needed basis or at the direction of the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent.
The Water Treatment Plant Operator II is responsible for collecting approximately 24 water samples per shift and analyzing each sample for at least six different parameters within the Wet Chemistry Laboratory. However, additional analysis must be performed if water quality conditions warrant. Full Chemical Analysis Certification and Full Microbiology Laboratory Certification as required by Ohio EPA must be maintained at all times.
In addition to the responsibilities of performing lab tests, the Water Treatment Plant Operator II will assist with routine maintenance and repair activities of the facility. Presently, Plant Operators are required to work six 12-hour days and one eight hour day in every two-week pay period.
This position requires two (2) years of experience in work involving chemical analyses and operations of a Water Treatment Plant. A two (2) year degree in chemistry, biology or other water related fields is preferred.
An Ohio Class II Water Supply License is preferred, but the ability to obtain a valid Ohio Class II Water Supply certificate within twenty four months after appointment will be considered.
This position requires the incumbent’s ability to obtain a “Valid” Full Wet Chemistry and Microbiology Laboratory Certification issued by the Ohio EPA within twelve (12) months of appointment. Certification must be maintained throughout employment within this position.
A valid Driver’s License and a good driving record are required. Both must be maintained throughout employment.
Maintain residency as required by City policy.
About City of Sidney Water Treatment Plant
The City of Sidney is a vibrant, attractive community encouraging the values of livability, growth, revitalization and conservation, within a safe, healthy and sustainable environment. The City of Sidney is located 40 miles north of Dayton on I-75 with four interstate exits (90 through 94). We have a population of 20, 000 and a land area of 11.7 square miles . The City of Sidney has diversity industries including agriculture, manufacturing, technology and health care. Our community is known for its outstanding park and recreation system. The City of Sidney has 14 neighborhood parks and is home to Tawawa Park. Tawawa Park has 219 acres with walking trails, fishing, picnicking and is home to the municipal swimming pool. Our community offers economic diversity with four I-75 exits, CSX railroad and Sidney Municipal Airport. Our educational systems include strong public schools and private school options. Upper Valley JVS and Edison State College are located with 10 miles of Sidney.