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WPCC OPERATOR - BROOKFIELD

CITY OF BROOKFIELD

                                                                                       Employment Opportunity for                                                           Department of Human Resources
                                        WPCC OPERATOR – (Shift schedule is Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

 
PURPOSE:        The Wastewater Pollution Control Center Operator performs process control of plant operations, preventative maintenance of plant equipment, and mechanical cleaning of sanitary sewers and lift stations.  The incumbent collects and transcribes operational and collection system data.  This position performs customer service, computer data entry, skilled and manual work.  Reports for duty in emergency situations and works a rotational on-call weekend and holiday schedule.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·          Monitors plant equipment, processes, instrumentation and computers to determine if appropriate and normal plant conditions exists.

·          Identifies abnormal parameters and makes corrections to improve the treatment process.

·          Operates equipment for cleaning sanitary sewers, including sewer jet and jet/vac. 

·          Performs preventative maintenance on plant and collection system equipment. 

·          Makes minor equipment repairs.  Cleans and paints equipment, buildings, and tankage, including use of high-pressure hoses.

·          Emphasis in sanitary sewer collection maintenance and cleaning using a jet-vac.

·          Collects representative wastewater and sludge samples and delivers to laboratory for analysis. 

·          Collects operational data.

·          Assists in sampling equipment set-up and collecting of data for the Industrial Pretreatment Program. 

·          Records data regarding daily plant performance and performs computer data entry. 

·          Reports for emergency wet weather pumping events. 

·          Acknowledges SCADA alarms and notifies Operations Supervisor or Lead Operator. Responds to sewer complaints and forwards the information to the Operations Supervisor.

·          Trains on the proper maintenance and operations of WPCC equipment including pumps, motors, SCADA systems, chemical dosing equipment and aeration systems. 

·          Assists on crews to lift station or sewer calls.

·          Cleans and paints equipment, buildings, and tankage, including use of high-pressure hoses.  Performs routine maintenance work including, sweeping and waxing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, bathroom cleaning, trash removal, changing bulbs, interior and exterior painting, grass mowing, tree and shrub trimming, hosing tanks, and hosing and cleaning equipment. 

·          Performs snow control as required.

Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

REQUIREMENTS:

WPCC Operator II*:

1.        Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate's or B.S. Degree. 

2.        Advanced certification as a licensed Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. 

3.        Minimum four (4) years of hands-on experience as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.  

4.    Commercial Driver's License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B,C,D) (may be obtained during probationary period). 

5.        Previous mechanical experience preferred.

WPCC Operator I*:

1.        Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate's or B.S. Degree. 

2.        Basic certification as a licensed Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

3.        Minimum one (1) year hands-on experience as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.   

4.        Commercial Driver's License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B,C,D) (may be obtained during probationary period). 

5.        Previous mechanical experience preferred.

WPCC Operator-In-Training*:

1.        Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma, prefer an Associate's Degree. 

2.        Ability to pass Basic General Wastewater Exam as a licensed Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (may be obtained during probationary period).

3.        Ability to pass Basic Subclass Exam as a licensed Operator by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (may be obtained during probationary period).

4.        Commercial Driver's License (CDL) endorsement (Classes B,C,D) (may be obtained during probationary period). 

5.        Ability to learn, operate, and maintain the processes and equipment of an activated sludge wastewater treatment facility.

Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered.

* The City has the right to fill the WPCC Operator position vacancy at either an I, II, or OIT level based and knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

2019 SALARY RANGE:   WPCC Operator II:  $27.58-$31.54 per hour with excellent benefits.   

WPCC Operator I: $25.49-$29.15 per hour with excellent benefits.

WPCC Operator-In-Training: $20.15-$23.04 per hour with excellent benefits.

THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following:  training and experience evaluation; written, oral or performance tests; or other assessment methods.  The Department of Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations.  Oral examinations may include written exercises.

Applications will be accepted through SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019.

HOW TO APPLY: You can now apply online through NEOGOV from our web site (www.ci.brookfield.wi.us),  by clicking on the job title and clicking on the "Apply" link! An email address is necessary to apply online.  If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can build an application by clicking on the "Build Job Application" link. This application can be saved and used to apply for other job openings.  If you do not have a current email address, you can sign up for free email to create your account. 

You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application.  It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. You may submit a resume by copying and pasting the document, however the application must be completed in its entirety to be accepted. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

For assistance click on “HELP” after you are logged in or during business hours contact Applicant Support @ 1-877-204-4442 or contact Ann Harvancik at (262) 787-3607 in the City of Brookfield Human Resources Department. 

09/24/2019             2019-22             THE CITY OF BROOKFIELD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES AND ENCOURAGES DIVERSITY.

  • This position was posted on: 09-24-2019.
  • It will be removed on: 10-14-2019.