Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Jackson
Jackson, MI

THE CITY OF JACKSON IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Water Treatment Plant Operator 

General Summary: During an assigned shift, under the supervision of a higher classified employee, observes and adjusts gauges, filters, valves, chemical feeders and other water plant equipment. Takes chemical and mechanical readings and performs physical, chemical and bacteriological analysis of water supply and records findings.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the  employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, talk and hear. The employee must be able to squat, stoop, or kneel. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of material. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Eligibility Requirements: High school education or GED.   Must obtain, within two years from date of appointment, an F-4 Operators license as required by State of Michigan.  Must be able to lift, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

In addition to the above requirements, all City positions require: the ability to read, write, 
speak and understand the English language as necessary  for  their  position;  the  ability  to  
follow written  and  oral  instructions  and  the  ability  to  get  along  with  other  employees  
and members of the public.  City employees are also expected to possess and maintain a record of orderly law-abiding citizenship, sobriety, integrity and  loyalty as  it pertains to and  reflects 
upon  their employment with  the  City; and must be physically and mentally able  to perform the 
dues of their position without excessive absences.

Weighted Selection System:
 Written Examination (Passing = 70% or better)                                             30 points
 Work Related Experience                                                                                             30 points
 Additional Education & Experience                                                                         10 points                       Recent Performance Evaluation/Letters of Recommendation                  5 points                             Interview                                                                                                                                  25 points

Grade/Salary: 308/ $44,637 – $60,349

Benefit Package, including:

•         Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
•         Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
•         Disability income plan
•         Pension program
•         Deferred compensation plan (457)
•         Healthcare savings plan.

Date Posted: December 17th, 2021

Application Deadline:  January 4th, 2022 at 5PM

To Apply:

•         Job applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Division or downloaded from www.cityofjackson.org
•         A resume must accompany the completed job application.
•         Job applications will be accepted in-person, fax, email, or by mail at:
City of Jackson Human Resource Division
161 W Michigan AVE Jackson, MI  49201
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