Water Treatment Plant Operator II

Recruitment #21-5033-002

Introduction

Responsibilities

Works with a crew as a leader in the operation of a water treatment plant responsible for processing water to make it stable, potable and in compliance with regulatory standards.  Ensures that chemical feeding and mixing mechanisms are operating correctly, collects and analyzes water samples, reads and logs data from SCADA.  Performs minor repairs and/or maintenance on pumps and related equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Education
Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.). 

Experience 
Must have 12 months of actual hands-on experience in the specific operation and maintenance of Water Supply and Treatment or Wastewater Treatment equipment in one or more of the following area(s): daily plant operations, daily plant maintenance, plant laboratory work, sludge handling, military experience in potable water/wastewater treatment, troubleshooting plant operations, and/or industrial pre-treatment.

Certifications

Must meet the following requirements as a condition of continued employment.
  • Must obtain interim Ohio EPA laboratory operational certification within 3 months of appointment.
  • Must pass the Ohio EPA laboratory operational certification survey within 12 months of appointment.
  • License Requirements

    Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

    Must possess an Ohio EPA Water Supply II license at time of appointment and maintain it by obtaining Ohio EPA approved contact hours and renewing the license in accordance with Ohio EPA requirements for a Water Supply II license holder.

    Promotional Qualifications

    Must be a full-time permanent (or part-time permanent) employee in pay grade 118 (Wage) or below, pay grade 29 (Clerical) or below, or equivalent, and been employed for 6 consecutive months by the City of Dayton in a classified Civil Service position.  Identical scores will be broken by (1) seniority and (2) random selection method.

    Open Competitive Applicants

    Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity. Identical scores will be broken by a random selection method.

    Notes

    Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination.  Applicants appearing on the Promotional eligible list shall be considered for appointment prior to those on the Open Competitive list. Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.

     

    Background Check 
    A background investigation is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position. 
     
    Drug and Nicotine Testing 
    Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees. 
     
    Important COVID-19 Information 
    Beginning November 1, 2021, newly hired City of Dayton employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be required to become fully vaccinated within 90 days of being hired.

    Examination Date

    Date & Time to be Announced
    Civil Service Board Office 
    371 West Second Street, Lower Level 
    Dayton, Ohio 45402 

    *Certified candidates will be sent a link to self-schedule their examination time at a later date.


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