Employment Opportunity

The Town of Mayodan is seeking a Water Plant Operator to work in the Water Plant.

Duties: Performs intermediate technical work in the daily operation of a 3.0 MGD Surface Water Treatment Plant and related facilities; monitors and adjusts plant operations; records and maintains plant operations, water storage, and pump operation records; ensures proper functioning of water pumps, motors, filters, and chemical feeders and makes adjustments as necessary to maintain proper flow of raw and treated water; takes water samples and performs required tests in the laboratory; monitors the operation of the SCADA control system; and other work as required under the regular supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Superintendent. Typical schedule is 12-13 hour shift (must be willing to work day or night, weekends, and holidays). Rotating on call.

Experience: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and methods used in conventional surface water treatment and pumping operations; general knowledge of chemistry as applied to water treatment; ability to adjust water pumps, chemical feed machines and other water plant equipment; ability to check the operation of equipment and to detect defects in operation; ability to take accurate readings, to keep routine records and to make arithmetical computations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. High school diploma or GED and considerable experience in operating a North Carolina surface water treatment plant. Possession of a minimum North Carolina Grade C – Surface Water Treatment Operator Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment; valid Driver’s License required. Certification Preferred. May consider training the right candidate. Pre-employment drug screening, background check and basic math skills test are required.
Salary: Starting salary is dependent upon the candidate’s certification level, qualifications, and experience.
Open until Filled
Applications available here or you may pick-up an application at Mayodan Town Hall, 210 West Main Street, Mayodan, NC 27027. A detailed description of the position is available here or may also be picked-up at Town Hall.