Vacancy Notice: Water Filtration Plant Operator

Water Filtration Plant Operator

Hours of Work: 7:00 a.m – 7:00 p.m.
Opening Date:  December 3, 2019
Closing Date: Until Filled 
Hiring Salary: $38,657-$68,075(Dependent on Qualifications)

Operator Qualifications

Operator Pay is dependent upon licensure and experience. The following is the experience/pay scale Chester Metropolitan District uses:

  • Operator I – Requires “C” license and 2 years’ experience.  $38,657-54,775 per year
  • Operator II – Requires “B” license and 3 years’ experience. $41,627-$61,065 per year
  • Senior Operator – Requires “A” license and 5 years’ experience. $46,410-$68,075 per year

General Statement of Job Duties

Under occasional supervision, supervises, plans and coordinates the functions of the Laboratory, following applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards of quality and safety.  Maintains laboratory equipment and systems.  Reporting major activities through occasional meetings.  Performs related technical work as required. Reports to the Filter Plant Superintendent.

Minimum Training and Experience

Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by formal training, specialized advanced training in water filtration plant operations, plus two years of experience in plant operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess Class “C” Water Treatment Operator Certification.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license. 

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.