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City of Independence Wastewater Plant Operator Trainee in Independence, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12846927

Basic Function

Under direction, on an assigned shift, maintains and operates sewage treatment plant, and related functions, and performs a variety of skilled tasks in the care and maintenance of plant equipment, facilities, and grounds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs laboratory tests as required; Performs minor repairs and standard maintenance to plant and substation equipment; Maintains grounds around plant and lagoons; Performs additional duties as assigned

Qualifications

Ability to perform minor repairs to plant equipment; Ability to execute appointed tasks in accordance with established safety procedures; Ability to read gauges and recording devices; Ability to keep routine records; Ability to use a wide variety of hand tools; Ability to listen to, follow and communicate oral and written instructions; Ability to work well with a small team

Special Requirements

A current Kansas drivers license; Must become certified as a Kansas Class I Wastewater Treatment Operator within eighteen months of employment; Compliance with state-mandated continuing education requirements; Must be available to work nights, in shifts, overtime, and weekends

Miscellaneous Information

Education and Experience -- Completion of high school or GED; Two years experience applying mechanical knowledge or the principles of chemistry preferred. Physical Requirements -- Intense physical effort is required. Individual must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, carry, push, pull, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, handle, grasp, speak, and listen for extended periods of time. Working Conditions -- Work involves continuous exposure to hazardous substances, potentially dangerous situations, unpleasant work conditions such as adverse weather conditions or extreme risk of accident or ill health.

December 28, 2022

WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR TRAINEE The City of Independence will accept applications at Kansas Works, 317 N. Penn Avenue, Independence, KS 67301, for a Wastewater Plant Operator Trainee for work at the Wastewater Plant. Alternately, applicants may also apply online at this link: http://www.independenceks.gov/jobs.aspx Basic Function Under direction, on an assigned shift maintains and operates sewage treatment plant and related functions, and performs a variety of skilled tasks in the care and maintenance of plant equipment, facilities, and grounds. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs laboratory tests as required Performs minor repairs and standard maintenance to plant and substation equipment Maintains grounds around plant and lagoons Performs additional duties as assigned

Qualifications

Ability to perform minor repairs to plant equipment Ability to execute appointed tasks in accordance with established safety procedures Ability to read gauges and recording devices Ability to keep routine records Ability to use a wide variety of hand tools Ability to listen to, follow and communicate oral and written instructions Ability to work well with a small team

Education and Experience

Completion of high school or GED Two years experience applying mechanical knowledge or the principles of chemistry preferred

Special Requirements

A current Kansas drivers license Must be able to become certified as a Kansas Class I Wastewater Operator with the first year of employment Compliance with state mandated continuing education requirements Must be available to work nights, in shifts, overtime, and weekends

Physical Requirements

Intense physical effort is required. Individual must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, carry, push, pull, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, handle, grasp, speak, and listen for extended periods of time.

Working Conditions

Work invol ves continuous exposure to hazardous substances, potentially dangerous situations, unpleasant work condi-

tions such as adverse weather conditions or extreme risk of accident or ill health.

SALARY RANGE: The starting salary for this position is \$15.94 per hour plus benefits.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled.

THE CITY OF INDEPENDENCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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