Job Title: Water Utility Service Worker
Job Grade: 15
Job Open Date: 11/02/2014
Necessary Qualifications: The following Minimum Qualifications are required for this job. You must demonstrate possession of these qualifications by providing a detailed description of your related experience in the work history section of your application. Please note that replicating or restating these minimum qualifications or the information from the Personnel Board’s job description as your own work experience will result in your disqualification. Please describe your work experience in your own words to represent the work you have performed that is related to the minimum qualifications for this job.
- Experience operating a back hoe or track hoe
- Experience working as a Plumber, Pipe Fitter, Pipe Layer, or Experience working as a Laborer or Helper in a municipal water system.
- Possession of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Grade I operator certification with the ability to obtain Grade II within 10 months.
- Valid Driver’s License (obtaining a Class B License within 10 months)
- Class B Commercial Driver’s License
- Possession of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Grade II operator certification
Examples of Duties:
- Performs water utility preparatory and clean-up work, and assists in the installation, maintenance, and repair of water transmission /distribution systems (e.g., well water and pumps) while under general supervision.
- Performs work related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of water transmission/ distribution systems (e.g., well water and pumps) and associated structures and devices (e.g., mains, service lines, meters, valves, and/or fire hydrants); includes line location.
- Operates equipment (e.g., tapping machine, listening device, backhoe, bobcat, and trencher) used in work on water transmission/distribution systems and in the inspection of grease control devices and wastewater sampling to include hand tools, such as hand or line location tools.
- Ensures tools and equipment are available (e.g., trucks/warehouses are stocked with the necessary materials, tools, and equipment), assembled, and in proper working order.
The Personnel Board of Jefferson County provides a public personnel system based on merit principles. The Personnel Board strives for the constant improvement of the public service by employing and developing the best qualified persons available, without regard to religion, race, color, creed, sex, political beliefs, national origin, age or disability. Applicants are responsible for describing their educational and work experience in sufficient detail to establish their qualifications for the position. “Experience” means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated to meet the total experience requirement. Resumes are not acceptable as substitutes for any part of the standard application form. Incomplete applications, or applications not received by the specified date and time, may not be processed. Each Merit System municipality, agency, or jurisdiction administers its own equal employment opportunity programs in compliance with applicable state and/or federal laws and regulations.
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Job Description: Operates various process equipment in wastewater treatment plant(s).
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates to regulate flow of sewage trough facility
- Observes variations in operating conditions; interprets meter/gauge readings and tests results to determine requirements to comply with State & Federal permit conditions
- Starts and stops pumps, engines, and generators to manage flow of raw sewage through screening, aeration, settling, and sludge digestion processes
- Maintains log of operations and records meter and gauge readings
- Collects sewage sample and conducts laboratory tests
- If Grade IV Operator, may periodically be assigned to supervise operators of Grade II or Grade III certification level
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Works independently; effective communication both verbal and written; comprehends and follows written and verbal instructions
- Understands basic arithmetic skills including fractions and decimals; performs calculations for related factors and formulas; and processes control calculations and physical measurements
- Recognizes when systems are functioning abnormally and reports malfunction to the appropriate person
- Evaluates facility/system’s performance according to process and permit limitations
- Understands Material Safety Data Sheets
- Must have a current and valid driver's license in good standing
Preferred: Current AL Grade II, III, or IV Certification in good standing.
Education and Experience: High School education or equivalent is required.
Other Requirements: Must follow all company safety practices and procedures.
CONTACT: Send résumé to Jessica Morales, SouthWest Water Company at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Morrow Water Technologies, Inc. is accepting applications for a Grade IV Water Treatment Plant
Operator for the Talladega/Shelby Water Treatment Plant. Benefits include B/C B/S of Alabama
insurance, paid vacation and paid holidays.
Job description: Operation and maintenance of Water Treatment Plant. Pay will be based on
Mail or email resume to:
Morrow Water Technologies, Inc.
289 First Road
Alpine, Al 35014
Vernon Water & Sewer Board is accepting applications for a Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator.
Benefits include B/C B/S of Alabama insurance and state retirement.
Job description includes operation and maintenance of Water treatment plant.
Pay will be based on experience.
Applications will be accepted at:
Vernon Water & Sewer Board
141 1st Ave NE
Vernon, AL 35592
Or you can mail your resume' to:
Vernon Water & Sewer Board
P O Box 481
Vernon, AL 35592
or fax resume' to: 205-695-6204
or email to: email@example.com
Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license and an Alabama Grade II Water Operator Certificate issued by ADEM & be physically able to perform all of the duties required by this position. Ability to travel for meetings, training, and to work nights, weekends is also required.
Interested parties mail resumes to:
Pine Level Water Authority
PO Box 10
Pine Level AL 36065-0010
References will be checked. Please submit salary requirements with resume.
A General Managers position for the Jackson’s Gap Water Authority who will be responsible for supervisory, administrative, and managerial work in planning, directing, and coordinating the functions and services of the potable water system, including distribution and billing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include but are not limited to the following:
- Manages and supervises all personnel including field personnel and utility billing
- Prepares and submits appropriate operational reports to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and other agencies as required or directed
- Prepares and manages the monthly operating and capital improvement budget
- Responsible for customer communication and complaint resolution
- Maintains supplies and inventory for maintenance operations
- Provides and maintains a safe working environment for employees
- Work hours beyond the normal office hours, weekends and holidays as necessary
- Inspect and maintain mechanical operating equipment
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
This job requires knowledge in several areas including but not limited to the following: utility billing, customer service, computer systems and applications related to general office (Excel and Word proficiency is required), and a general understanding of SCADA technology. Must have knowledge and skills of the following:
- Knowledge and understanding of ADEM Regulations and Procedures
- Knowledge of the principals and operations of hydraulics
- Knowledge of plumbing principles and practices
- Understanding of legislation and regulations concerning water distribution, meter reading, utility billing, testing
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common factions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
- Ability to read and interpret maps
- Operate heavy machinery (i.e. Trackhoe, backhoe) – Minimal 3 years of experience
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; must have an Alabama Grade I Certification as issued by ADEM; must have three (3) years of experience in the water industry related to the following areas:
- Operations and maintenance of a water distribution system
- Supervising and managing people
- Utility billing operations
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Demands include driving, meter reading, replacing water meters and valves and working within an excavated trench. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must reside within a 25 mile radius of the office of the Jackson’s Gap Water Authority located in Jackson’s Gap, Tallapoosa County, Alabama. Include a recent profile photograph. Maintain a valid driver’s license in the State of Alabama.
QUALIFIED RESUMÉS SUBMITTED TO:
CDG Engineers & Associates, Inc.
778 N. Dean Road, Suite 200-A
Auburn, AL 36830
ATTN: Jeffrey A. Harrison, P.E.
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: The following position is now open. Current employees interested in this position must submit an application within ONE WEEK of the announcement date.
Applications for Employment are available at the 555 So Section Street, Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or online at www.cofairhope.com. Completed applications and resumes can be mailed to City of Fairhope, ATTN: Human Resources, P.O. Drawer 429, Fairhope, AL 36533. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS
Job Title: Assistant Sewer Plant Operator
Department: Sewer Job
Status: Regular Full-Time
Standard Scheduled Hours: 7:00a.m -4:00p.m.
Days to be Worked: M-F
Starting Pay Rate: $15.46-$20.10/hour
Pay Grade 20
Position Description General nature/ purpose of work: Under general supervision operation and maintenance of a municipal sewage treatment plant.
Minimum Qualification Standards
(Additional qualification standards are found on the job description.)
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Measures and records quantity and temperature of waste to plant;
- Checks physical and chemical composition of sewage as required;
- Collects samples of waste for laboratory analysis;
- Makes routine simple laboratory tests of sewage and waste;
- Maintains records of tests, meter readings, temperatures and volumes;
- Performs necessary operations as required of directed in conjunction with electrical panel controls, electric, hydraulic or mechanical valves, pumps or gates to insure proper operation of the settling, aeration and sludge digestion processes;
- Performs routine repairs and maintenance to sewer treatment plant and related equipment;
- Working knowledge of the operation of a sewage treatment plant;
- Working knowledge of physical chemical testing methods and elementary laboratory procedures;
- Knowledge of basic trades such as plumbing and electrical;
- Ability to prepare and maintain records according to a prescribed format;
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
Education, experience and training:
- High school diploma or GED ; and
- Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. '
- A minimum four (4) years experience in a municipal sewage treatment plant; and
- Must possess a Grade 4 Waste water treatment operator certificate issued by the State of Alabama;
- Must possess or be able to obtain a Commercial Drivers License within six (6) months.
- Ability to be insured by City insurance vehicle carrier.
Date of Announcement: 11/05/2014
Closing Date for Applications: Until Filled
The City of Fairhope is an Equal Opportunity Employer, maintaining a Drug-Free Workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is performed The City reserves the right to re-advertise positions or to not fill positions after advertising.
Job Title: Water Utility Service Supervisor
Job Grade: 24
Job Open Date: 09/21/2014
The following Minimum Qualifications are required for this job. You must demonstrate possession of these qualifications by providing a detailed description of your related experience in the work history section of your application. Please note that replicating or restating these minimum qualifications or the information from the Personnel Board’s job description as your own work experience will result in your disqualification. Please describe your work experience in your own words to represent the work you have performed that is related to the minimum qualifications for this job.
1. A Grade II Water Treatment Certification
2. At least a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
3. Experience supervising employees engaged in a maintenance/repair setting (e.g., building maintenance, commercial plumbing shop, utilities companies)
4. Experience responding to customer complaints
1. Experience developing and maintaining an operating budget
2. Experience preparing Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) reports.
Examples of Duties:
1. Monitors the environmental safety program to include performing routine water-quality lab tests, ensuring clean drinking water or to ensure compliance with grease control regulations or industrial pretreatment systems.
2. Administers and directs the environmental safety program, ensuring compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) regulations.
3. Reviews and prepares reports and procedures in order to communicate, document, or maintain information in order to comply with Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) or Environmental Protective Agency (EPA) regulations.
4. Plans and coordinates water projects (i.e., residential, commercial, or industrial) to include determination of priorities, project estimates, and external bidding process.
5. Performs functions related to hiring, disciplinary action, and performance management of personnel.
6. Develops and monitors annual budget.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. The ability to operate a motor vehicle or equipment requiring a class B commercial driver’s license.
2. The ability to pay close attention to detail in order to ensure the completeness and accuracy of work.
3. The ability to work without close supervision or significant amounts of direction/guidance.
4. The ability to manage and resolve conflicts with coworkers and/or customers.
5. The ability to make accurate judgments about how long (in time) a particular task, or group of tasks, will take to complete.
6. The ability to influence, motivate, and inspire employees.
7. The ability to project, allocate, and maintain financial resources needed for the accomplishment of work goals.
8. The ability to guide and direct the accomplishment of work through subordinate staff.
The Personnel Board of Jefferson County provides a public personnel system based on merit principles. The Personnel Board strives for the constant improvement of the public service by employing and developing the best qualified persons available, without regard to religion, race, color, creed, sex, political beliefs, national origin, age or disability.
Applicants are responsible for describing their educational and work experience in sufficient detail to establish their qualifications for the position. “Experience” means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated to meet the total experience requirement. Resumes are not acceptable as substitutes for any part of the standard application form. Incomplete applications, or applications not received by the specified date and time, may not be processed. Each Merit System municipality, agency, or jurisdiction administers its own equal employment opportunity programs in compliance with applicable state and/or federal laws and regulations.
Apply online at www.JOBSQUEST.org