Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Recruitment #22-5121-001


Responsibilities

This is skilled work in the operation, care and maintenance of equipment involved in the treatment of wastewater.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Experience
Must meet one of the following:
  1. Must have one year experience in the maintenance of mechanical equipment; OR
  2. Successful completion of the Operator Training Committee of Ohio (OTCO) Basic Wastewater Operator's course. A copy of the course certificate must be presented at time 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.

Within 150 days of appointment, must obtain and maintain a valid Ohio Class B Commercial Driver's License (C.D.L.), including the qualification to operate a vehicle with air brakes and any other endorsements required by the State of Ohio.  Out of state residents must have equivalent licenses from their state of residences within the prescribed 120 days of appointment.

Special Requirements

Must obtain and maintain an Ohio EPA Wastewater I license within 18 months of appointment as a term and condition of continued employment.

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.