|Date Opened||10/16/2020 3:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$22.85/hour (rate of pay is non-negotiable)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||11/6/2020 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, University of Connecticut, Storrs campus has two job openings for Water Pollution Control Operator Trainees at the Storrs Campus. These positions will receive on-the-job training to perform tasks as outlined in the specifications for the job classification which include job assignments relating to the operation and maintenance of the Class IV Water Pollution Control Facility, water reclamation, and associated lift stations to the facility. A State of Connecticut, Wastewater Treatment Facility Class I Operator Certificate must be obtained no later than 24 months from the date of appointment to the Water Pollution Control Operator Trainee position. The Class 1 Operator Certificate must be maintained throughout employment with the University once promoted to the Water Pollution Control Operator 1 job classification.
These Water Pollution Control Operator Trainee positions are permanent, full-time, 1st Shift 40 hours/week positions with a paid half an hour for lunch. One work schedule is Sunday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and the second work schedule is Tuesday – Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The hourly salary is $22.86 and is non-negotiable. These positions may be eligible for weekend differential and offer a full benefits package, including medical and dental insurance. These positions are categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff. Incumbents must be willing and able to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations.
These Water Pollution Control Operator Trainee positions are permanent, full-time, 1st Shift 40 hours/week positions with a paid half an hour for lunch. One work schedule is Sunday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and the second work schedule is Tuesday – Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The hourly salary is $22.86 and is non-negotiable. These positions may be eligible for weekend differential and offer a full benefits package, including medical and dental insurance.
These positions are categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff. Incumbents must be willing and able to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations.
These positions are categorized as “Open to the Public” and current, qualified UConn NP-2 employees will be given preference in the hiring process.
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify your qualifications on your application. Graduation from high school or certification of having passed the General Educational Development (GED) certification examination is a minimum requirement. If applicable, applicants are strongly encouraged to indicate on their application (under the Job-Related Academic, Technical or Vocational Training section of the application) the name(s) of any Educational Institution(s) attended, and to indicate the (in person and/or online) courses studied, Address, City, State where the Educational Institution(s) are located, the years attended and the number of Credits earned or Diploma Earned. If this section of the application is not completed in its entirety, the applicant will not be considered qualified for the position.
If selected for an interview, you will be asked to provide the names, titles and phone numbers of three professional references. In addition, if you are a current State of Connecticut employee at UConn or another State Agency, you will be asked to provide copies of your last two (2) performance appraisals and your CORE attendance records. Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination, including drug testing, as well as a criminal background check.
Applicants must possess and retain a current motor vehicle operator license throughout employment with the University. Questions pertaining to this position should be directed to UCONN HR's Services Unit phone number at 860-486-3034.
Receives on-the-job training to perform tasks as outlined in the specifications for the class of Water Pollution Control Operator 1; assists in the operation, monitoring and maintaining of wastewater treatment equipment for the processing and disposal of sewage and sludge, assists in operating, monitoring and maintaining of equipment for the reclamation of water for non-potable purposes; assists in the chemical and biochemical analysis of wastewater; reads and records meters and gauges interpreting information according to operating characteristics; prepares operational records and reports; adheres to safety and cleanliness standards; may perform general maintenance and grounds duties related to the upkeep of the plant; performs related duties as required.
At UConn, the Water Pollution Control Operator Trainee will receive training in all aspects of the operations and maintenance of the Class IV Water Pollution Control Facility. Although these positions have established schedules of 1st Shift Sunday – Thursday and 1st Shift Tuesday - Saturday, some training may be required on other days of the week, other shifts, and on overtime. Trainees will work alongside of Water Pollution Control Operators and Technicians to receive educational opportunities and hands on training in tasks defined in the job classification of a Water Pollution Control Operator Trainee. The Water Pollution Control Operator Trainee will gain knowledge, experience and the ability to perform operational and maintenance tasks independently at the Class IV Water Pollution Control Facility.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp
Information concerning the University’s policies regarding the Cleary Act Statement, Non-Discrimination Policy, Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities and Recruiting Veterans can be found on UConn’s Job page at: https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/
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