Wastewater Treatment Operator

Dick Conner Correctional Center

Recruitment #200204-UNCF-22


Dick Conner Correctional Center

Salary:  $3,196.53 monthly

This is an unclassified position; selections will be made without the use of an interview committee per OP-110235 V.A.

Oklahoma Department of Corrections
Unclassified Job Descriptor

Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job are responsible for the operation and maintenance of a sewage disposal plant.

Typical Functions:
• Cleans and adjusts sewage filters; adjusts bar screens and mechanical devices for sewage reduction; operates and maintains sand filters and aeration tanks, sludge digestion pumps, motors and other sewage treatment plant equipment.
• Maintains records and prepares reports as required by regulatory agencies; performs as a liaison to regulatory agencies regarding sewage disposal and treatment.
• Adjusts plant flow rates as necessary to maintain adequate effluent perimeters.
• Review and utilize laboratory reports to make appropriate operational changes.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of, and ability in, the maintenance and operation of equipment utilized in wastewater treatment plants. Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports; to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Education and Experience:

Statutorily Required: N/A

Minimum Qualifications:
Two (2) years of experience in wastewater/sewage plant operations and valid Oklahoma State Department of Health Class A, B or C Wastewater Operator Certificate.

Job Code: 3844 DOC Pay Grade: 8 Statutory Reference: 74 O.S. § 840-5.5 or 5.11 Effective Date: 11-01-12


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.