Montgomery County

Christiansburg , VA
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Utility Operator #810925-2

Montgomery County
Christiansburg, VA Full-time
Posted on August 4, 2019

Utility Operator

County of Montgomery Public Service Authority #810925-2 Full Time position to operate and maintain a wastewater treatment plant; perform chemical and bacteriological tests and apply sludge; prepare and maintain plant operational records; check pump stations and water system; inspect generators and alarm systems; read and record flow measurement; check breakers, wet wells, cables, float switches, oil and fuel levels; check well stations and pull water samples; run chlorine and turbidity tests; help dig and pump septic tanks. Preference given for applicants with current Virginia Wastewater Works License; candidates without current licensing must receive licensure within 18 months of hire.

Salary: $29,543 - $39,590/year depending on level of skill/certification, with excellent benefits (health, dental and vision, life, disability, retirement, wellness program).

Hours of work 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. plus some weekends. Pre-employment background check and drug/alcohol testing required.

To request an application accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at 540.394.2007 Montgomery County Public Service Authority and Montgomery County, VA are Equal Opportunity Employers committed to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability or protected veteran status