Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Mason
201 W. Ash Street, Mason, MI 48854

The Water Treatment Plant Operator is under the general supervision of the Utilities Foreman.  Operates and maintains a variety of water operations and testing equipment.  This position takes samples and conducts routine chemical testing to record and maintain treatment operations.  Serves in an on-call basis to handle emergency situations.  


Education requirements include a High School degree from an accredited school or a G.E.D. equivalent supplemented with courses in chemistry, biology and related subjects.  A valid Michigan driver's license is required.  State of Michigan EGLE D-4 (or higher), F-4 (or higher), or Municipal Wastewater Class D (or higher) is preferred or must have the ability to obtain these required/recommended DGLE water licenses.  Knowledge of the safety procedures and precautions of water plant operation.  Knowledge of the procedure and practices of laboratory safety.  Skill in operating and maintaining a variety of plant equipment.  Skill in maintaining test records and compiling related reports.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees.  Ability to interact with public/customers in a courteous and professional manner.  

Please note that the City of Mason's policy is that all employees must live within 20 linear miles of the boundaries within 12 months of the date of hire.