GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Works directly under the operator in charge. This level of operator is distinguished by the amount of supervision exercised and received.
Wastewater Treatment – Performs work in the wastewater treatment plant and sewage lift stations to ensure that no degradation of receiving waters occurs.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: Wastewater Treatment – Maintains and operates pumps, lift stations, chlorinators, compressors, digester mixing systems, boilers, methane piping systems, and telemetry systems. Troubleshoots and repairs major electrical, mechanical, and chemical feed equipment. Maintains daily operating records. Maintains buildings and plant grounds. Conduct tests on wastewater influent, plant processes, and wastewater effluent. Submits reports to the EPA and Colorado Department of Health. Applies bio-solids for beneficial use per CDH guidelines.
The following examples are intended to be illustrative only and are not all-inclusive. Must be willing to work at the plant or in the field, anytime, day or night if necessary. Work occurs in a plant where noise, dust, irritants, odors, and bacteria are always present. Work is often physically strenuous and performed in all weather conditions. The employee is exposed to hazardous chemicals and conditions. Hazards exist when working around slippery surfaces and when changing chlorine tanks. Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
Please see attached job descriptions on our City website for complete details.
Must have a High School diploma or equivalent; a valid Colorado driver’s license; and be able to obtain a Class A Colorado CDL with air brakes, tanker endorsements within six (6) months of employment. Must be able to learn the appropriate operation of equipment, including heavy construction equipment. Must work well with co-workers, workers from other City departments, and the general public. A supervisor may assign an employee to “standby duty” at times other than normal working hours.
Must live within 50 miles from the intersection of Grand Avenue and 8th Street. Total travel time cannot exceed 60 minutes at posted driving speeds. All employees who live within 30 miles of Grand Avenue and 8th Street may drive a Public Works vehicle to their home when on-call or stand by.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About City of Glenwood Springs
The City of Glenwood Springs desires to maintain its small-town character and to preserve its cultural and
natural resources. Implementing a proactive plan that achieves directed and balanced development,
social and economic diversity, and addresses transportation needs will move the City forward.