Water Treatment Plant Operator Wanted at City of Morganton!

Great Benefits: Retirement, Health Insurance, Dental & Vision Insurance. 401K, 457, Annual and Sick Leave, 11 Paid Holidays and more! An employee in this class performs a variety of operational, laboratory, and maintenance duties designed to produce safe treatment of potable water.  Work includes monitoring the plant's operation through observation, mechanical readings and the results of standard chemical and biological tests, and to make necessary adjustments in the process as conditions or test results dictate. 

Other duties include performing standard laboratory duties and tests and assisting with plant and facilities maintenance.  Work also includes substantial record keeping of work activities.  The applicant must possess a high school diploma, and preferably some experience working in a water or wastewater plant.  The applicant must also posses a valid North Carolina driver’s license.  Ability to obtain North Carolina Water Operator's Grade C Certificate within 24 months of hire date. Position involves working shifts and holidays.

Starting salary is $ 30,389.

Open until filled. EOE/ADA.

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Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by the closing date above.

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Email applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or mail them to Human Resources, City of Morganton, PO Box 3448, Morganton NC 28680-3448. 

We are doing our part to slow the spread by minimizing the amount and frequency of personal contact during the pandemic. Please refrain from bringing applications by City Hall at this time. If you have any questions, please call 828-438-5253.

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