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The Nelson County Service Authority is currently seeking resumes for the following positions: 

Waterworks Operator 

Wastewater works Operator 

These positions are responsible for the successful operation of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant facilities at Wintergreen, VA owned and operated by the Nelson County Service Authority. All applicants must have a valid Virginia driver’s license; High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required at minimum. 

All applicants must hold a Class 2 Waterworks and/or Wastewater works license certification or the ability to obtain a Class 2 license within 12 months of hire as established by the Virginia Board of Waterworks and Wastewater works Operators. 

These are full-time positions with paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, VRS retirement benefits along with health, life, dental and vision insurance. Salary is determined by current licensure and experience. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a resume to: 

Nelson County Service Authority Attn: Jennifer Fitzgerald jfitzgerald@ncsava.com 

Deadline for resumes is July 8, 2024. 

The Nelson County Service Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title: Operator Trainee – Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant 

Department: Utilities Location: Mount Jackson, VA 

Salary: 35k – 45k (hourly position) 

Job Type: Full-Time 

FLSA: Non-Exempt 

Reports to: Director of Utilities 

Effective Date: June 2024 

Job Summary: This position performs responsible semiskilled work operating a water and wastewater treatment plant in a training capacity; does related work as required. Work is performed under immediate supervision. 

This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of oils.constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arm’s length, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment. 

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: 

• Learning to operate a water and/or wastewater treatment plant; reading and recording gauges, instruments, and meters; regulating valves; taking samples; performing routine tests; maintaining accurate records; helping to ensure proper plant operation; and maintaining plant facilities, equipment, and grounds. 

• Makes regular inspection of plant and equipment to ascertain that it is in proper operation at all times. 

• Collects samples for testing; performs tests relating to plant operations. 

• Checks all plant equipment and biological and chemical systems for proper operation and takes necessary corrective actions. 

• Reads and records gauges, instruments, and meters; records operational data and events into logs and diaries; adds chemicals according to prescribed standards; regulates valves; operates and lubricates pumps and other machinery; carries out minor preventive maintenance; informs supervisor of special situations and problem areas. 

• Monitors and adjusts unit process flow rates, pumping rates, chemical feed rates, and other unit process variables as directed. 

• Operates plant vehicles, pumps, meters, valves, computer, generators, calculator, and analytical equipment. 

• Assists with building, grounds, and equipment maintenance and painting, washes filters periodically. 

• Assists with inspecting and maintaining Town's well or sewer pumping facilities. 

• Uses SCADA control network for water or wastewater plant and distribution system operation. 

• Uses e-mail for internet communication and research. 

 • Attends on-the-job training seminars, off-site classroom training courses, and participates in correspondence courses as required. 

• Performs on-call (24 hours a day/7 days a week) emergency response as necessary. 

• Performs related tasks as required. 

Required Skills/Abilities: 

• Regular, reliable attendance is necessary. 

• Some knowledge of treatment plant principles and operating practices. 

• Some knowledge of the operating characteristics and maintenance requirements of a treatment plant. 

• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work 

• Ability to detect flaws in the operation of equipment and to determine proper remedial measures. 

• Ability to learn complicated, technical material about the operation and maintenance of plant pumping, treatment, and control equipment in an on-the-job training situation. • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. 

• Ability to read and understand meters, gauges, and charts accurately and to maintain required records. 

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates/colleagues. 

• Ability to keep records and prepare reports. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

• None 

Education and Experience: 

• High school diploma or GED 

• Valid driver’s license 

• Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school will be considered 

• Must acquire a Class IV Water Works Operator license and Class IV Wastewater Plant Operator license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia within two years of employment. 

• Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule to include weekends and holidays. 

Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 

• Health and Vision Insurance 

• Dental Insurance 

• Paid Leave 

• Paid holidays 

• Life Insurance/Optional Group Life Insurance 

• Virginia Retirement System 

• Deferred Compensation Plan through MissionSquare (hybrid plan members only) 

• Employee Assistance Program 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status. The Town of Mount Jackson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN I 

Location: Admin Office – Government Center 

Position Type: Full-time 

Job Status: Non-Exempt 

Hiring Range: $51,417.60 - $64,272.00 

Responsibilities: Perform technical work in support of the Engineering Department including plan review, construction inspection, preparation of plans and maps, and customer service support. Coordinate with other offices, contractors, and individuals regarding the location and/or relocation of facilities, system changes/shutdown, project requirements, and schedules. Provide technical project support by assisting with field surveying and the preparation of supplemental drawings for projects, easements, or plats. Be the point of contact for landowners to ensure special agreement items are completed during and/or after construction and coordinate with field construction to ensure proper completion of agreement items. Perform construction inspections and testing for water and sewer system construction projects, and ensure compliance with Augusta Water standards and approved products. 

Qualifications: Minimum two-year Associate Degree in a technical field (i.e. engineering, surveying) or 2 years of experience in utility construction, or any combination of equivalent education, training, and experience. 

Knowledge/Skills: Must be detailed oriented and have the ability to interpret water/sewer construction plans. Must have the ability to utilize office software, and be able to efficiently utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Be able to communicate, both verbally and written, and read in English to understand directions, procedures, and communicate to others.

Hanover County Government 

Public Utilities Department 

 Deputy Director of Public Utilities – Operations & Maintenance 

 Salary: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 

 The Hanover County Department of Public Utilities is seeking a dynamic leader to manage our operations and maintenance divisions as our Deputy Director of Public Utilities – Operations and Maintenance.  In this pivotal role, the incumbent will lead a diverse and highly talented, multi-divisional team comprised of superintendents, technicians, operators, and professional maintenance, construction, and laboratory staff.  

 Responsibilities will include providing both technical and administrative support for O&M staff, preparing and maintaining annual O&M budgets, and assisting the Director and other managerial staff with departmental strategic planning. 

General Description: This is an executive level professional position. The incumbent performs complex technical and administrative tasks to assist with the implementation and direction of the County’s Department of Public Utilities.   

Organization: The Deputy Director of Public Utilities (Operations and Maintenance) reports to the Director of Public Utilities and supervises assigned staff. During absences of the Director, the County Administrator, Deputy County Administrator, or Director will assign one of the Deputy Directors in Public Utilities as acting Director.  

Essential Functions

• Supervises employees, performing related human resources functions and completing necessary paperwork. 

• Assists the Director of Public Utilities to develop and maintain policies, procedures and department goals.

• Conducts studies and prepares plans and reports and makes presentations as needed. 

• Coordinates annual budget preparation and Capital Improvement Program planning as related to departmental operations and maintenance functions. 

• Oversees preparation and administration of contracts for services with contractors, suppliers, and vendors. 

• Represents the Department, as needed, before Public Utilities’ stakeholders such as County Administration, the Board of Supervisors, county residents and businesses, contractors and developers. 

• Serves as liaison to regulatory agencies, Town of Ashland and other regional organizations. 

• Responds to inquiries from the public as needed. 

• Manages the Operations and Maintenance division for Public Utilities. 

• Manages activities, programs and reporting to maintain regulatory compliance. 

• Analyzes operations and maintenance activities making suggestions for improvements. 

• Manages all activities related to operations and maintenance and other programs assigned for Public Utilities. 

• Performs related work as assigned.   

Working Conditions:

 A. Hazards        

• Occasional exposure to industrial and/or construction sites        

• Occasional exposure to dust, adverse weather, and noise 

B. Environment        

• Office - Primary        

• Field C. 

Physical Effort        

• Minimal 

D. FLSA Status 

 Exempt 

 No Compensatory Leave Accrual    

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of personnel and financial management and administration required, preferably in a local government setting. Requires a working knowledge of water and wastewater treatment techniques and technologies as well as water distribution and wastewater collection systems operation and maintenance. Knowledge of related laws, regulations and ordinances, required. Possession of either a Class I Water or Class I Wastewater operator’s license required, with any class license in both desired. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, required. Must be able to demonstrate excellent analytical skills and the ability to make appropriate decisions. Must know how to establish and maintain successful working relationships with County staff, government officials, Boards/Commissions, customers, neighboring utilities, regulatory agencies, and citizen groups. Computer literacy, required.   

Education, Experience and Training: Bachelor’s degree in related field required with at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public water and sewage utilities, including two (2) years in a supervisory or managerial position; Experience in budget preparation and management, personnel management, programs and performance within a Public Utilities organization preferred– OR – Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable.   

Special Conditions: 

• Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting 

• Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver’s License 

• Twelve-month probationary period 

• Work beyond normal work schedule, including weekends, holidays, nights and call-backs 

• Essential staff designation 

For more information and to apply, please visit www.hanovercountyjobs.com

The County of Greene seek qualified professional to serve as Water and Sewer Director. Performs complex work supervising 24-hour operation of water and sewer treatment and delivery while meeting all required health and safety standards. Updating and maintaining the permits for operation and all licenses required by VDH, DEQ, OSHA, Army Corp. Reviewing all new systems, components and parts for compliance with engineering standards and regulatory compliance. Planning long-term operational and infrastructure improvements to maintain level of service needs and regulations. Hiring, training, and supervising all finance, customer service, operations, engineering and maintenance staff. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the County Administrator. Position exercises departmental supervision over the Maintenance Workers, Engineer, Water Operator, Wastewater Operator and Finance/Billing Customer Service. 

A current Virginia professional engineers license and certification as a Virginia Class I water and/or wastewater operator are preferred. The compensation package includes health insurance and retirement benefits, and the hiring rate depends on qualifications. Salary range is $94,995 – $142,493. Full job description and county application can be found at greenecountyva.gov. 

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, County Application, and salary requirements to: Lisa Roach, Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 358, Stanardsville, VA 22973 or lroach@gcva.us. The position will remain open until filled and applications will be reviewed as received.  EEO, AA, M/F/H/V employer.

The City of Covington is accepting applications for the following position: Water Treatment Plant Operator Class 1 License Full and Part-Time 

General Description 

The City is accepting applications for a full-time position and part-time positions. These positions require waterworks certifications and performs skilled work in the operation of the Water Treatment Plant, treating raw water and producing potable water in an efficient and effective manner, as defined by State and Federal guidelines. 

Requirements/Preferences 

The position requires a Class 1 Waterworks Operators license. Also, possession of a valid Virginia driver’s license with a good driving record preferred. 

Salary and Benefits 

Salary is DOQ (Dependent on Qualifications) in both the full and part-time positions. In the full- time position, the City offers a generous benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, VRS retirement, paid leave and holidays. Following a conditional offer of employment, applicant must pass a physical examination and drug test. 

Application Process 

Applications are to be sent via email to jobapp@covington.va.us or mailed to City of Covington, Human Resources-Water Plant Operator, 333 W. Locust Street Covington, VA 24426. Application reviews will begin on June 7, 2023 and will be accepted until position(s) is filled. Interested applicants are requested to complete a resume and City employment application which can be found at www.covington.va.us under “City Government” and then “Employment” or by calling 540-965-6310. A full job description can be found online as well with the application. 

The City of Covington offers equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees. All employment policies and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

New Kent County is hiring a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.

This position is open to any license level including trainee.

For complete details go to http://va-newkentcounty.civicplus.com/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=105&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Wastewater-Operator-129.

The Albemarle County Service Authority (ACSA) is seeking their next Director of Finance to provide strategic leadership planning, directing, coordinating, and supervising a team of 17 engaged employees. 

Job Duties 

The Director of Finance performs and oversees all aspects of the Finance Department, including the functions of customer service, meter operations, and accounting. Directs the preparation and maintenance of financial records, reports, statements and audits. Oversees collection of all rates and fees, and enforcement of all related policies; maintains and revises rate model and develops projections and recommends rates to Executive Director and Board of Directors. Develops, directs, and evaluates all financial and fiscal operations of the ACSA. Directs the development and implementation of the ACSA’s annual operating and capital budgets. 

The Director of Finance manages investments of available funds, manages banking relationships and oversees compliance with bond indenture requirements. Monitors cashflow and overall revenue stream and oversees internal controls to safeguard assets and revenue reporting. Plans and supervises the preparation of studies, cost analyses, and correspondence. 

The Director of Finance directly oversees 3 FTEs the Customer Service Supervisor, Meter Operations Supervisor, and the Accounting Supervisor. 

Qualifications 

 Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related discipline. 

 A minimum of seven years of progressive experience with a significant concentration in accounting, and extensive experience in public finance administration, including thorough knowledge of enterprise fund accounting. 

 Background in all key areas of utility finance/Governmental accounting. Annual Comprehensive Financial Report development experience. Demonstrated ability to manage a Finance Team in project management, problem solving and day to day operations. 

 Demonstrated computer expertise in financial modeling and analysis; spreadsheets. ERP experience. 

 Master’s Degree and CPA strongly preferred. Knowledgeable of GASB/GAS/GAAP/etc. 

 Strategic leader with emphasis on cross-departmental collaboration and team development. 

The expected hiring range is $127,793 - $153,352 depending on qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package. 

To view a downloadable brochure about our Community, the ACSA, and to learn more about the position please go to: https://serviceauthority.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Finance-Director-Brochure-Draft-052924.pdf 

How to Apply 

This is a confidential recruitment and will be handled accordingly throughout the various stages of the process. Candidates should be aware that references will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. To be considered, submit a cover letter, resume, and five professional references. Email submissions may be directed to Emily Roach, the Director of Human Resources and Administration at hr@serviceauthority.org including “Director of Finance Search” as the subject header. The Director of Human Resources and Administration will work in concert with the Executive Director to conduct the initial evaluation of submitted materials to determine the best overall match with the established criteria as outlined in this recruitment brochure. The position will remain open until filled with a first review of applications beginning June 21, 2024.

ALLEGHANY COUNTY 

Public Works Department 

 Utility Construction Supervisor (FLSA Non-Exempt) 

Pay scale range $44,720 - $62,500 annually Depending on experience, applicable knowledge, skills, abilities and departmental fit 

The Public Works Department is currently seeking an independent, motivated, positive and professional member for our TEAM. The candidate will be required to display a willingness to learn, adapt to change, communicate openly, be diverse and meet or exceed departmental goals and objectives. 

Under the general guidance of the Water & Wastewater Manager, the Utility Construction Supervisor position will be responsible for performing skilled and supervisory work function to oversee crews involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of utilities. This position is responsible for the management and safety of projects, and is responsible planning, organizing, and controlling projects. 

Qualified applicants must have a Class B Commercial Driver’s license, High School diploma or GED, two years of experience in utilities installation, maintenance, and repair, or any equivalent combination or education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. 

Applications are available online at www.co.alleghany.va.us  Please send fully completed applications (required) to Public Works at pwjobs@co.alleghany.va.us If you have questions or would like a complete job description, please call the Public Works Department at (540) 863-6650. 

 ALLEGHANY COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Wastewater Operator 

Dale, VA   

Share Our Purpose.  Be Yourself.  Feel Valued.   

People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career.  Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional & well- being, and savings for current & future goals.   

We are Beautifully Different. We strongly believe having diversity across our company makes us more successful and helps us provide essential services to our customers. We are stronger because we embrace different ideas, viewpoints, experiences, and backgrounds. American Water is the best choice for your next role!  

 About American Water

 American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people across 14 regulated jurisdictions and 18 military installations. American Water’s 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company’s national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders. 

As one of the fastest growing utilities in the U.S., American Water expects to invest $30 to $34 billion in infrastructure repairs and replacement, system resiliency and regulated acquisitions over the next 10 years. The company has a long-standing history of executing its core operations, aligned with sustainable best practices, through its commitments to safety, affordability, customer service, protecting the environment, an inclusive workforce and strengthening communities. 

American Water has been recognized on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender- Equality Index for the fifth consecutive year, ranked 18th on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies 2023 List, earned the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act designation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense® Excellence Award, among additional state, local and national recognitions. For more information, visit amwater.com.       

Primary Role 

Working alone or as a member of a team, and under the guidance of a Lead Operator or Supervisor, provides for the safe operation of wastewater facilities in an assigned area(s) in such a manner as to support a Supervisor or other Operators in complying with the requirements for distributing wastewater treatment and collection as established by the company and state and federal governmental regulatory agencies.  Provides guidance and training to Operator and, as necessary, to less senior Operators and Plant Utility Worker assigned as members of the team.   

Schedule:  Thursday - Wednesday 6:00 PM - 6:00 AM (7 days on, 7 days off) 

Key Accountabilities 

 Operates, and performs routine duties and care of a wide variety of specialized equipment and apparatus in a plant/treatment facility including pumps, motors, chlorinators, chemical preparation, and feeding; physical, chemical, and biological wastewater treatment processes; control equipment and monitoring equipment.   

 Regulates the flow of wastewater and sludge through the treatment processes. 

 Maintains records of operations, completes and submits routine and special reports, as assigned. Inspects all mechanical equipment for proper operation.   

 Performs normal lubrication, adjustments, seal packing, minor maintenance, and minor repairs, as necessary.  

 Performs related field and laboratory tests necessary to monitor and control the facilities.   

 Makes necessary adjustments to equipment, processes, and chemical feeders, as test results may indicate and as instructed by the Lead Operator/Supervisor.  

 Responds to customer service calls.  

 May train other employees in the operation and care of facilities including maintenance, repairs, laboratory work, and safety, as required.   

 Conducts safety inspections and follows safety rules and procedures. 

 Communicates effectively with other operators and supervisors. 

 Attends and participates in operational and safety training programs as directed by management. 

 Always interacts with fellow employees and the public in a professional and courteous manner. 

 Performs all duties of Plant Utility Worker and Lead Operator, as necessary, as well as other related duties, as assigned; assists other departments as needed.  Knowledge/Skills 

 Basic knowledge of the principles and safety practices of wastewater or water distribution, pumping, collection, and treatment, each as they may apply to area of responsibility.  

 Basic understanding of the mechanical, chemical, and biological processes and related equipment, as well as an awareness and alertness regarding operational modification necessary in both routine and emergency situations. 

Experience/Education 

 High School graduate or equivalent required.  College course work in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or engineering preferred. 

 Minimum of two years of experience in the water supply or wastewater treatment field.  

 Experience in training others in the variety of tasks related to operations and care of all facilities in a safe and proper manner.  

 Experience in servicing, maintaining, and repairing a wide variety of machinery and equipment. 

Certifications & Licenses 

 Class 3 Wastewater Operator license strongly preferred, if no license - must obtain a Class 4 Wastewater license within 12 months of hire. 

 Valid drivers license required with the ability to pass motor vehicle check. 

Work Environment 

 Outdoor work during seasonal heat and cold, and other adverse weather conditions. 

 Must be able to perform essential functions and meet the physical requirements for the position. 

 Apply online at www.amwater.com/careers Requisition # 106420

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator or Operator Trainee – Full Time 

Job description

Louisa County Water Authority has an immediate opening for a full-time entry level wastewater treatment plant operator trainee who will be trained in how to perform a variety of duties related to operational and maintenance support functions in the treatment of wastewater. This position offers a great opportunity to start a new career or further advance your career if you already hold a Wastewater Works Operator license. 

The ideal candidate has an interest in science (biology, environmental science), an aptitude for learning, is mechanically inclined, can work independently as well as in a team environment, wants to give back to their community, and is looking for a quality career experience. Work is performed alongside highly proficient LCWA employees and under the immediate supervision of a Chief Operator. Salary starts at $34,278 a year for a trainee position with the opportunity for advancement. Salary is commensurate with license level, education, and training for experienced operators. 

Top Benefits and Perks: 

• Training and educational support 

• Affordable health insurance coverage 

• Participation in the Virginia Retirement System with an optional 457(b) retirement plan 

• Holidays and Paid time off 

• Flexible schedule

Minimum requirements: Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license, and have a high school diploma, or the equivalent. Prior wastewater treatment experience IS a plus as well as general computer knowledge and communication skills, both verbal and written. 

This position requires the following: 

• Working both indoors and outdoors, and potentially in inclement weather conditions. 

• Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds. 

• Have reliable transportation. 

• Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include holidays, weekends, and on-call rotations. 

• Must be able to successfully complete the online/self-study Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation Specialist Certificate Program offered through the Office of Water Programs at Sacramento State University. 

• Ability and desire to obtain a Class 3 Wastewater Operator License within 18 months of hire date. 

• Potential to be assigned to multiple plants for cross training opportunities. 

About us: Louisa County Water Authority has been proudly serving the community since its incorporation in 1968. Our goal is to provide top quality drinking water to every tap in our system around the clock and to exceed all regulatory mandates when returning effluent back to the environment. The Authority operates one water treatment plant, four well systems, one raw water system, and three wastewater treatment plants. We are continuing to expand and grow with an additional water treatment plant slated to come online in the near future. As we acquire new facilities and additional customers, we are looking for enthusiastic, knowledgeable individuals to join our team. 

Location: Louisa County Water Authority is a rural public utility ideally located in the rolling Central Piedmont region near the heart of Virginia. Richmond, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, and the Lake Anna area are all an easy drive from the Town of Louisa. The county encompasses 514 square miles which are predominantly farm and forest lands, mixed with business, industrial, and residential properties. 

How to apply: A completed application with an original signature, resume, and reference list is necessary for consideration. Applications and a complete job description can be obtained from the Authority business office located at 23 Loudin Lane, Louisa, VA 23093 or online at www.louisacountywaterauthority.org or at www.louisacounty.gov/jobs Questions can be directed to Human Resources at 540-967-1122 or dmychajlonka@louisacounty.gov Louisa County Water Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

Water Treatment Plant Operator or Water Operator Trainee – Full Time 

Job description

Louisa County Water Authority has an immediate opening for a full-time entry level water treatment operator trainee who will be trained in how to perform a variety of duties related to operational and maintenance support functions in the treatment of drinking water. This position offers a great opportunity to start a new career or further advance your career if you already hold a Waterworks Operator license. 

The ideal candidate has an interest in science (chemistry, environmental science), an aptitude for learning, is mechanically inclined, can work independently as well as in a team environment, wants to give back to their community, and is looking for a quality career experience. Work is performed alongside highly proficient LCWA employees and under the immediate supervision of the Water Operations Manager. Salary starts at $34,278 a year for a trainee position with the opportunity for advancement. Salary is commensurate with license level, education, and training for experienced operators. 

Top Benefits and Perks: 

• Training and educational support 

• Affordable health insurance coverage 

• Participation in the Virginia Retirement System with an optional 457(b) retirement plan 

• Holidays and Paid time off 

• Flexible schedule 

Minimum requirements: Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license, and have a high school diploma, or the equivalent. An associate or bachelor’s degree in a related field such as physical, biological, environmental, or chemical science is preferred. Prior water treatment experience IS a plus as well as general computer knowledge and communication skills, both verbal and written. 

This position requires the following: 

• Working both indoors and outdoors, and potentially in inclement weather conditions. 

• Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds. 

• Have reliable transportation. 

• Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include holidays, weekends, and on-call rotations. 

• Must be able to successfully complete the online/self-study Water Treatment Plant Operation Specialist Certificate Program offered through the Office of Water Programs at Sacramento State University. 

• Ability and desire to obtain a Class 2 Waterworks Operator License within 12-18 months of hire date. 

• Potential to be assigned to multiple plants for cross training opportunities. 

 • This position is considered essential personnel. 

About us: Louisa County Water Authority has been proudly serving the community since its incorporation in 1968. Our goal is to provide top quality drinking water to every tap in our system around the clock and to exceed all regulatory mandates when returning effluent back to the environment. The Authority operates one water treatment plant, four well systems, one raw water system, and three wastewater treatment plants. We are continuing to expand and grow with an additional water treatment plant slated to come online in the near future. As we acquire new facilities and additional customers, we are looking for enthusiastic, knowledgeable individuals to join our team. 

Location: Louisa County Water Authority is a rural public utility ideally located in the rolling Central Piedmont region near the heart of Virginia. Richmond, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, and the Lake Anna area are all an easy drive from the Town of Louisa. The county encompasses 514 square miles which are predominantly farm and forest lands, mixed with business, industrial, and residential properties. 

How to apply: A completed application with an original signature, resume, and reference list is necessary for consideration. Applications and a complete job description can be obtained from the Authority business office located at 23 Loudin Lane, Louisa, VA 23093 or online at www.louisacountywaterauthority.org or at www.louisacounty.gov/jobs Questions can be directed to Human Resources at 540-967-1122 or dmychajlonka@louisacounty.gov Louisa County Water Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

The Town of Rich Creek is seeking an enthusiastic career minded individual desiring the position of Town Manager. 

Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and job application addressed to the attention of Mayor Roger Jones, PO Box 65, Rich Creek VA 24147. 

 An application and job description for the Town Manager position is available at www.richcreek.org

The Town of Rich Creek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

 Application Deadline: Open until filled Position 

Type: Full Time w/benefits

The Nelson County Service Authority is currently seeking resumes for the following position: Class II Wastewater Plant Operator 

The operator would be responsible for the successful operations of the Wastewater Treatment Plant facility at Wintergreen which is owned and operated by the Nelson County Service Authority. All applicants must hold a Virginia Class II Wastewater works certification, as established by the Virginia Board of Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators. All applicants must have a valid Virginia driver’s license; High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required at minimum. 

The successful candidate must have knowledge of basic computer applications, excellent record keeping and communication skills. The operator will be responsible for the successful operations of all treatment processes, laboratory analysis and sampling. The candidate will be required to maintain the facility, lab and office with good housekeeping and landscape maintenance. We are looking for a detail oriented, highly organized team member that will operate the plant and communicate effectively with management and other operators. 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with rotating weekends, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and Virginia Retirement System. Health, life, dental and vision insurance are available. Salary is determined by current licensure and experience. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a resume to: Nelson County Service Authority Attn: Jennifer Fitzgerald jfitzgerald@ncsava.com 

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Nelson County Service Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to an internal promotion, the Town of Woodstock has a rare and exciting opening for the Deputy Director of Public Works position. With a new title and a refreshed job description, the department is setting itself up for an increase in park maintenance, multiple large projects on the horizon, and a need for long term planning and creativity as they seek to achieve greater results with current resources. 

 The ideal candidate will be well-versed in the wide variety of departmental functions, including water and wastewater treatment and distribution, stormwater management, and related public works operations of the town, with significant, well-rounded experience in public works and local government best practices. The candidate will be able to comprehend the technical details of departmental operations and have an approach of innovative service delivery and cross-departmental collaboration. The ideal candidate will be well-written and well-spoken in a variety of public situations and will be able to give examples of how they have led important organizational initiatives and projects in the public sector. Our ideal candidate will have strong leadership and management skills and have a demonstrated ability to motivate a team towards strategic goals, and lead through a commitment to organizational values. 

 The Town of Woodstock offers an excellent benefit package, including full coverage of employee health insurance, and partial coverage for a dependent or family. In addition, the Town participates in a 457 deferred compensation plan, Virginia Retirement System (a defined benefit program), term life insurance, educational assistance, AFLAC, and competitive leave (vacation, sick, maternity/paternity, funeral, etc.). Employees with certification requirements can continue to maintain professional standards through continued training and education, and employees can receive additional compensation when degrees, licenses, certifications, or other special skills are obtained during employment with the Town. The salary range for this FLSA exempt position is $65,508 - $104,813, with a hiring range expected between $65,508 and $85,161. Offer is commensurate with experience and special qualifications. The position is open until filled, and first review of applications is anticipated for the week of June 3, 2024

Please find the recruitment packet here.

JOB POSTING 

Project Engineer 

 Position type: Full-time 

Job Status: Exempt 

Hiring Range: $81,411 - $101,764 (Typical) 

Salary Scale: $81,411 - $149,385.60 DOQ 

Overview: Augusta Water is a local utility providing water and sewer services to businesses and residents in Augusta County, VA since 1966. Augusta Water owns and operates 10 separate water systems, including seven microfiltration treatment systems, and a water distribution network comprised of over 415 miles of water mains. Wastewater collection and conveyance is provided through more than 232 miles of mains, and treatment at four major facilities and five smaller facilities. We are located in the Central Shenandoah Valley in close proximity to the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Harrisonburg, Lexington, and Charlottesville. 

Working with the Augusta Water Engineering Department provides opportunities to use and develop your skills. As a team, Engineering works to continually innovate for better management of natural and financial resources. 

Responsibilities: The Project Engineer (“Engineer”) position provides company-wide support on a wide-range of projects and programs as part of a multi-disciplined group. This position will be overseeing programs such as hydraulic system modeling using Autodesk Water Management Solutions software (formerly Innovyze), water accountability across 10 water systems, and coordinating activities in support of the Local Review Program for construction plans. Augusta Water has committed to multi- mile substandard water line replacement each year. This position will support the preparation of construction plans for these projects. The Engineer will also assist with other capital projects, engineering consultant coordination, and project management. 

Qualifications/Experience: An engineering degree is required. A civil or mechanical engineering degree and experience in the utility industry are preferred. Experience in the water and/or wastewater industry is highly preferred. An Engineer in Training (EIT) designation is preferred. 

Required Skills: Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing to understand directions, procedures, maintain records, and effectively communicate with others. Must have knowledge of, or the ability to learn the design, construction, and operation of water and wastewater systems and knowledge of construction and maintenance estimating. Must have knowledge of office and engineering software and exhibit a positive attitude to effectively deal with the public, visitors, customers, local government, and agency officials and co-workers. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License and be insurable through Augusta Water’s current vehicle insurance carrier.

Water Treatment Plant Operator 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 

General Definition of Work 

Primary job duty is to operate and manage a system of machines to transfer or treat water or wastewater. The operator will be required to perform various maintenance assignments as needed. 

Qualification requirements 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Essential Functions 

Responsible for assigned sewage treatment and solids handling operation during work shift; adjusts wastewater flows, pumping rates, chemical feed rates and other process variables as required; collects samples, performs field test and measurements, and performs laboratory tests and analyses as required; performs algebraic computations and records data on the daily operations sheets as required; supervises and responsible for operator assistant as assigned; inspects machinery and pumps and performs maintenance assignments as required; becomes familiar with SOP materials and all aspects of water treatment operations; becomes familiar with Greene County Water and Sewer safety procedures and policies and responsible for their implementation. This position requires working on regularly rotating shifts (8-12 hours) and overtime as necessary. Must work in varying climatic conditions outdoors. Indoor work environment may be regularly hot, cold, misty and/or unventilated. Work involves exposure to and handling of, with protection, hazardous materials and/or wastewater products. Nature of work requires employees to be accessible at home by telephone. 

Knowledge skills and abilities 

Must be able to read and write plainly. Must be able to perform mathematical calculations involving addition, subtraction and multiplication. Must be able to follow technical instructions, procedures and schedules. 

Certification, Education and Experience 

High school diploma or equivalent GED certification and considerable experience (two or more years) as a Wastewater Plant Operator. Virginia Class II Water Plant Operator License. 

Physical Requirements 

This heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force regularly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, walking, and feeling; vocal communication is required for expressing and or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, preparing and analyzing written and or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles and mechanized equipment, and determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, hazards, and atmospheric conditions. The worker may be exposed to waste- borne and/or blood-borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

ENGINEERING MANAGER 

Position Type: Full-time 

Job Status: Exempt 

Hiring Range: $89,980.80 - $112,476.00 (Typical) 

Salary Scale: $89,980.80 – $165,110.40 DOQ 

Responsibilities: The Engineering Department is a multi-disciplined group that works on a diversity of projects/programs with responsibilities that include standards and policy development, planning and design for capital projects, oversight of new construction projects, land acquisition, asset evaluation and rehabilitation, system capacity evaluation, data management, management of Geographical Information Systems, and the Cross Connection Control Program. The Engineering Manager will provide assistance to the Engineering Department in the areas of system management and operation, design and construction of new facilities, facilities upgrades, facility expansions, and related programs that require skill, experience, creativity, knowledge, judgment, and timely completion in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations. 

Qualifications/Experience: Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Civil, or Mechanical Engineering or related field. Must be a registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia or has the ability to acquire a Virginia license through reciprocity within 6 months. Must have knowledge of regulations issued by, but not limited to, Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia 811. Prior Personnel management experience is preferred. 

Required Skills: Must have knowledge of the design, construction, and operation of water and wastewater, systems. Must have the ability to communicate, both verbally and written, and read in English to understand directions, procedures, and communicate to others. Must be able to utilize office and engineering software. Must exhibit a positive attitude to effectively deal with the public, agency officials, and co-workers. 

To make application, please visit www.augustawater.com/employment

Title of Position: WASTEWATER PLANT SUPERVISOR 

Hiring Range: $64,272.00 - $80,340.00 

Position type: Full-time, Non-Exempt 

Responsibilities: To supervise plant operator(s), and to monitor and operate the wastewater plants and equipment used to collect, treat, and release domestic and industrial waste into the environment, in a fiscally prudent manner that complies with all regulations, standards, safety rules, and enhances our EMS efforts. 

Qualifications: Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Two (2) years of college credit is preferred. Must possess a Class I license in wastewater, as issued through the Virginia Board of Certification of Water and Wastewater Works Operators and three (3) years of experience as a Class I Wastewater Operator. 

Required skills: Must have the ability to communicate, both verbally and written, and read in English to understand directions and procedures. Must understand basic mathematics, have mechanical and electrical knowledge, and be able to use general hand tools. Must have the ability to use a computer and have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must exhibit a positive attitude and have the ability to supervise. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License. Must either possess a valid Virginia Commercial Driver License Class B with Endorsement N (tanker vehicle), or acquire said license within 12-18 months of employment. 

For the complete job description and to make application, please visit www.augsutawater.com/employment. Posting date: 3/19/2024

The Town of Lovettsville seeks a dedicated, responsive, and experienced individual for the position of Utility Operator.

Please see job ad for further details.

Go to www.lovettsvilleva.gov/careers to apply.

Title of Position: SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR 

Location: Augusta Water Administrative Office 

Hiring Range: $51,417.60 - $64,272.00 

Position type: Full-time, Non-Exempt 

Responsibilities: 

The Systems Administrator participates in information services program development and management in coordination with department directors and supervisors, and prepares and maintains systems, records, and files. 

Qualifications: 

Must Possess an Associate Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or any combination of relevant education and experience in these fields. A 4-year Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or closely related field and two (2) years previous experience and/or training in relevant information technology and/or computer operations is preferred. Proficiency with Windows (operating software and network environment) and the Microsoft Office Suite are required. 

Required skills: 

Must have the ability to communicate, both verbally and written, and read in English to understand instructions and handle customer’s and visitors’ requests. Must exhibit a positive attitude to effectively deal with the public, customers, vendors, and co-workers. Must have the ability to perform several tasks at the same time. This position requires a high ethical conduct associated with access of confidential data. 

To view the complete job description and to make application, please visit www.augustawater.com/employment. Posting date: 03/11/2024

New Market Poultry 

Job Title: Wastewater Plant Manager 

Key Responsibilities

• Ensure compliance with all environmental regulations 

• Planning, directing, scheduling, and supervising the operations of the wastewater treatment plant and laboratory; overseeing and participating in the preparation and maintenance of appropriate records, and DMR reports 

• Schedules, assigns and supervises all personnel engaged in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant, pump stations, sludge operation and laboratory operations 

• Plans and oversees the plant maintenance program; deals with vendors to obtain parts and supplies 

• Conducts routine sampling and field testing of water and/or wastewater 

• Compiles data for chemical use and keeps records on equipment and plant operations 

• Prepares reports on plant and pump station operations for submission to superiors and regulatory agencies 

• Oversees training activities and maintains employee training records to comply with company safety programs 

• Develops and enforces plant safety and other procedures and regulations 

Physical Requirements

• Extensive mobility and excellent physical condition; ability to lift 75 lbs.; ability to operate all necessary hand tools; ability to kneel, crouch, climb, crawl, etc. to reach items in need of repair; tolerance to all extreme weather conditions, such as very hot or very cold temperatures 

Skills and Knowledge: 

• Communication skills (listening, feedback, presentation) 

• Teambuilding and the ability to work through others to accomplish tasks 

• In-depth knowledge of facility operations, people, products, and equipment 

• Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements and guidelines necessary to operating wastewater plant 

• Financial analytical skills to estimate costs, do cost-benefit analyses, and investigate reports 

• Possession of a Class 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia 

• Comprehensive knowledge of the theory and processes of modern wastewater treatment, of the machines 

• Comprehensive knowledge of the chemical and physical processes involved in sludge treatment, mechanical and hydraulic engineering principles involved in plant operation 

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, County and regulatory agency officials and the public. 

To apply please visit nmpcareers.com or send your resume to nmp.recruiter@newmarketpoultry.com

Wastewater Treatment Operator IV / Trainee 

The Town of Purcellville has an entry-level position available in its Wastewater Treatment facility performing technical work operating a wastewater treatment plant, taking samples, performing routine tests, ensuring proper plant operation, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. The position will be required to work outside normal work hours for an emergency related to plant processes and or extreme weather-related conditions. Rotation for on-call status, weekends and holidays are required. 

Please review the included job description included job description for a detailed explanation of essential functions and the skills and abilities desired for this position.

Application

 

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 

Campbell County Utilities and Service Authority is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Mechanic. Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Foreman this position performs general maintenance of the water and wastewater system and related equipment; collects water meter readings, responds to emergency calls; responds to utility locates; does related work as required. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Inspects water distribution, water wells and sewer collection equipment for proper operation. 

 Installs water meters 

 Collects various water samples 

 Responds to emergency calls 

 Maintains controls, valves, meters, pumps and other distribution equipment 

 Maintains and repairs sewer lines, and sewer collection equipment 

 Performs routine maintenance and servicing work on various vehicles 

 Operates various vehicles 

 Reads meters 

 Investigates customer complaints 

 Inputs data into various computer programs 

 Tests water meters as required 

 Interprets map data 

 Locates and marks the existing water and sewer lines and facilities in compliance with Virginia underground protection laws. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Good knowledge of modern practices governing the maintenance of water and sewer mains, meters and other facilities of modern water distribution and sewer collection systems; shows initiative and good judgment in the resolution of maintenance and installation issues; and physically able to work outside in varying weather conditions. 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Some experience in water and sewer main maintenance; High School diploma (or GED equivalent); or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Vocational courses in electrical or mechanical fields preferred. Must continue education, knowledge and skills in the operation and maintaining water and wastewater systems through training, courses and certifications. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia; ability to work well with the public and cooperatively with other staff and departments; ability to be flexible and a team player. Must be able to pass a physical, drug screening and background check as a condition of employment. 

The starting salary range is $42,000-$44,000. A higher salary could be negotiated for an applicant with considerable relevant experience. 

Excellent compensation and fringe benefits, such as but not limited to, health & dental insurance, VRS retirement, paid holidays, earned vacation, personal and sick leave.   

Applications can be obtained at the Authority office located at 20644 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502 or online at www.ccusa-water.com. Applications will be accepted through March 8, 2024 and can be dropped off at the Authority office or emailed to Josh Pribble (jspribble@ccusa-water.com).

Title of Position: COMPLIANCE TECHNICIAN 

Location: Middle River Treatment Facility 

Hiring Range: $51,417.60 - $64,272.00 

Position type: Full-time, Exempt 

Responsibilities: To accurately collect samples, maintain records, and submit reports as required by Augusta Water compliance programs to meet local, state and federal regulations. To assist with laboratory testing and community outreach programs. 

Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or related science field and/or a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience is preferred. Must complete Demonstration of Capability (DOC) for field parameters, pH and chlorine, within three (3) months of hire. Familiarity with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and Virginia Health Department water and sewer compliance regulations, and knowledge of Hazardous Material and Hazardous Materials Communications regulations is preferred. 

Required skills: Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, and read in English to understand directions and procedures. Must be familiar with computer functions and able to utilize Microsoft Office programs. Understand advanced mathematics. Ability to operate standard laboratory equipment is preferred. Ability to multi-task and react to changing business needs effectively and efficiently to meet required deadlines. Must exhibit a positive attitude to effectively deal with the public, visitors, co-workers, industrial clients, local government and agency officials. Must perform job functions in an ethical manner. Must possess a valid Driver’s License. Must have exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and maintain accurate, neat, and timely records and reports. Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly. Must be able to take directions, work independently while also working well with others. 

Posting Date: 02/06/2024

TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR 

The Town of Berryville, Virginia is accepting applications for a full-time permanent career position in its water and wastewater treatment facilities. While licensed, professional operators are preferred, entry- level candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); the ability to perform basic mathematical functions; the ability to consistently, accurately, and legibly enter information into log sheets and books and to perform basic maintenance procedures; and have a general knowledge of the occupational hazards associated with water utility work. 

Typical duties will include equipment cleaning, maintenance, and repair; completion of equipment logs; computer data entry; laboratory testing; process control adjustments; and property maintenance. An unlicensed candidate will be required to obtain the State of Virginia Class IV water and wastewater licenses within fourteen months of employment. Additional licensing will be required beyond the class IV level for all candidates. Salary is commensurate with experience, with non-licensed personnel starting at $18.00 per hour. 

This career position can be an opportunity for those candidates seeking to enter a new field or to continue on a professional path in a supportive small-town environment. On-the-job training, classroom work, and internet-based learning are offered. Excellent health care insurance with dental and vision, Virginia Retirement System (VRS), and a 457 retirement plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions are available. This position will be open until filled. 

Interested candidates must submit a completed Town of Berryville application for employment, a resume, current DMV driver’s license report, and cover letter to: 

Cindy Poulin, Finance Director Town of Berryville 101 Chalmers Court, Suite A Berryville, VA 22611 A Town of Berryville 

Application for Employment and job description may be downloaded at www.berryvilleva.gov or picked up at the Town’s Business Office. The application review process includes criminal history background check, drug screening, and review of driving record. The Town of Berryville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Day Shift Wastewater Available Now! 

Apply TODAY--QUICK interview & QUICK hire! 

Get Paid EVERY Friday Insurance 

Available Overtime 

Possible FULL-TIME steady work hours 

PAID Holiday Time & PAID 

Sick Leave 

Get your job today & JOIN OUR TEAM! 

New Market Poultry 

Job Title: Wastewater Operator 

Key Responsibilities: Assist Wastewater Manager by performing the following tasks: 

 • Follow procedures to ensure compliance with wastewater permit requirements 

 • Provide routine testing, monitoring, and maintenance of WWTP equipment. 

 • Conduct routine sampling and field testing of wastewater 

 • Compile data for chemical use and inventory 

 • Maintain records for equipment maintenance and plant operations 

 • Assists in other departmental areas as needed 

Physical Requirements:

 • Extensive mobility and excellent physical condition; ability to lift 75 lbs.; ability to operate all necessary hand tools; ability to kneel, crouch, climb, crawl, etc. to reach items in need of repair; ability to drive forklift, yard dog, and truck; tolerance to all extreme weather conditions, such as very hot or very cold temperatures 

Skills and Knowledge

 • Basic math skills

 • Communication skills (listening, feedback, demonstration)

 • Teambuilding and the ability to work through others to accomplish tasks  

Core Competencies

 • Integrity

 • Simplicity

 • Discipline

 • Teamwork

 • Servant Leadership 

Job Specific Competencies

• Detail Oriented

 • Result Driven

 • Mentor

 • Highly Organized

 • Problem Solver

 

Please submit application online at nmpcareers.com 

or send resume to recruiter at nmp.recruiter@newmarketpoultry.com.


Assistant Director of Public Utilities and Engineering

Job description.

To Apply - complete a Town of Wytheville Employment Application form.

Submit completed applications by email to human.resources@wytheville.org, or in person by visiting the Town Municipal Building front lobby at 150 E. Monroe St., Wytheville, VA, 24382.

 

TOWN OF APPOMATTOX 

JOB TITLE: Wastewater Plant Operator 

GRADE: FLSA STATUS: Nonexempt 

REPORTS TO: Chief Wastewater Plant Operator 

SUMMARY: Performs routine tasks in the operation and maintenance of waste treatment plant, by performing the following duties. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

Performs general maintenance of equipment to include, but not limited to, oiling, and adjusting power-driven water pumps and other equipment; 

Makes repairs to motors, valves, pumps, and other plant equipment; 

Performs minor electrical installation, maintenance and repair; 

Maintains logs of all pertinent operational events and chemicals used, and records readings from meters and instruments; 

Checks controls, switches, pumps, motors and other equipment as directed; 

Regulates valves and observes flow dials; 

Draw samples of water and makes routine laboratory tests and analysis; 

Reads gauges and transmits information to supervisor in charge of records as directed; 

Starts and stops treatment process machinery; 

Removes grease deposits, debris and sand from wet wells, drains and waterways; 

Cleans equipment; 

Lubricates and paints on a schedule as needed; 

Takes readings and learns to perform laboratory tasks on samples of wastewater and water at all levels of treatment; 

Attends scheduled training courses and pursues independent study of water and wastewater operations; 

Cleans, hauls, loads and provides labor services as required; 

Assists in the operating of water and wastewater plant facilities and pumping station equipment; 

Must be able to lift 50lbs repetitively throughout daily shift. 

Keeps daily inventory of chemicals used and provides notice of materials needed; 

Under supervision, adds chemicals according to prescribed standards; 

Maintains buildings and appearance of grounds by performing a variety of custodial and grounds maintenance tasks; 

Able to rotate weekends and holidays as plant operations are covered 8 hours per day, with anticipation of working at least 1 weekend every 4 th week. 

Responds to Town emergencies, when necessary, after normal work hours and on weekends and holidays. 

Operators are on call every other week to cover such emergencies as they arise, throughout the Town’s Operations. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

General knowledge of operation characteristics and maintenance requirements of the wastewater treatment equipment in the plant; general knowledge of hydraulic, chemical and mechanical principles pertinent to wastewater treatment plant operation; general knowledge of mechanical principles pertinent to wastewater treatment plant operation; general knowledge of mechanical equipment and to determine proper remedial measures; ability to read gauges and make simple laboratory tests; skill in the use and care of laboratory testing equipment and analysis instruments; ability to operate grounds maintenance equipment such as lawnmowers and weed eaters; knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted; ability to keep basic records and prepare simple reports; ability to comprehend and progress in the education process to meet the standards of certification needed to advance in competency and responsibility; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

Possession of the following licenses, certificates, and/or registrations is required to perform duties of this job

Class IV or higher Wastewater License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia or be able to obtain a Class III Wastewater License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia within 24 months of hire date. 

Class V or higher Water License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia within 24 months of hire date. 

Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) desirable issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia or able to obtain within reasonable timeline. 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED), supplemented by technical and college courses in chemistry or plant operations and considerable experience as a plant operator with a Class IV Virginia State Wastewater Treatment Operations License. The above job description is not to be construed as a complete Listing of the assignments that may be given to any employee, nor Are such assignments restricted to those precisely listed in the Description.

 

trothgeb@appomattoxva.gov with questions or to apply.

Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager 

Description 

The Town of Warsaw (population 2,281), located an hour from Richmond in Virginia’s historic and picturesque Northern Neck Region, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager. Warsaw is a growing community with many large-scale projects on the horizon. We welcome you to join our team and our dynamic work environment! 

This position will serve as the Department Head of one of the newest wastewater treatment facilities in the region. The Warsaw Wastewater Treatment Plant is a modern, 300,000+ gallon facility that also contracts with an outside engineering firm for both employee and DEQ support services. 

This position is full-time with an excellent benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance at no cost to the employee, paid time off and holiday pay that includes all Federal and State holidays, and inclusion into the Virginia Retirement System (VRS). The employee will also receive a take-home vehicle, cell phone, and occasional overtime compensation. Shift hours are typically 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday. 

Salary Range: $60,000 - $80,000, DOQ/DOE 

Plant Manager Duties 

· Planning, directing, scheduling and supervising the operation of the wastewater treatment plant and laboratory; overseeing and participating in the preparation and maintenance of appropriate records. 

· Schedules, assigns and supervises all personnel engaged in the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant, pump stations, sludge operations and laboratory operations. 

· Makes regular and irregular inspections of equipment and facilities. 

· Analyzes plant and laboratory records and logs and directs the adjustment of processing methods to improve plant efficiency. 

· Plans and oversees the plant maintenance program; deals with vendors to obtain parts and supplies. 

· Prepares reports on plant and pump station operations for submission to superiors and regulatory agencies. 

· Develops and recommends short- and long-range plans for the improvement of treatment facilities and systems through the acquisition and installation of improved equipment and through the use of improved techniques and processes.

· Maintains employee training records to comply with State safety programs; 

· Prepares plant, pump station and facilities maintenance budgets and monitors expenditures; 

· Evaluates employee performance and enforces discipline; interviews applicants; recommends promotions. 

· Develops and enforces plant safety and other procedures and regulations. 

· Ensures compliance with discharge permit; Performs Operator in Responsible Charge duties; Oversees plant construction projects. 

· Performs related tasks as required.

 Employment Requirements 

· Current Certified Class I/II Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator License. 

· Possession of valid VA Motor Vehicle License. 

· Occasional weekend and holiday work may be required, as needed. 

· Knowledge of current and emerging technologies and requirements within the field. 

· Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds may be required. 

· Ability to work independently and maintain ethical and professional relationships with coworkers, leadership, and outside organizations. 

· Knowledge of all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

Application Process & Submission Date 

Applications can be found at the Town of Warsaw website at www.townofwarsaw.com, or at the Warsaw Town Office located at 78 Belle Ville Lane, Warsaw, Virginia 22572. Application review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Along with your application, please submit a resume with no less than three (3) references. Applications may be submitted to Joseph Quesenberry, Town Manager, at jquesenberry@town.warsaw.va.us, or at the Town Office at the above address. Any questions may be directed to the Town Office at (804) 333-3737. The Town is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all backgrounds.  Application review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. 

Job application

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