Vacancy Notice: Water Filtration Plant Operator Trainee

Water Filtration Plant Operator Trainee

Hours of Work: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Opening Date:  December 3, 2019
Closing Date: Until Filled 
Hiring Salary: $14.37 – $23.94 per hour (Dependent on Qualifications)

General Statement of Job Duties

Under direct supervision, is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of operational equipment used in the treatment of water to make it potable. Adjusts water treatment equipment and applies and monitors chemical applications in the treatment of water. Reports to the Filter Plant Superintendent.

Minimum Training and Experience

Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented. At least six months of mechanical maintenance, water distribution or water treatment experience is preferred. Must have a strong technical aptitude and proficiency in math and science. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license.  The ability to obtain and “E” license within 1 year of hire, “D” within 2 years and “C” within 3 years. Failure to obtain licensure requirements may result in termination.

Chester Metropolitan District offers a competitive benefits package to include vacation/sick leave, holiday pay, State of South Carolina Insurance (health, prescription drug, dental, vision, life) and South Carolina Retirement System benefits.

Chester Metropolitan District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.