The Town of Lawrenceville, in Brunswick County, VA is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented public utility professional to serve the town as the Water Plant Chief Operator. This position performs a variety of skilled, technical, supervisory, and administrative work in the planning, construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of municipal water treatment and distribution systems within the town and adjacent service areas located in the county.
The Water Plant Chief Operator works under the general supervision of the Public Works Director and exercises close supervision over assigned water treatment plant operators, maintenance workers and equipment operations. The successful candidate must possess the ability to work independently, while also communicating effectively and promoting teamwork within the organization.
Certification as a Virginia Class II Water Plant Operator is required. Preferred qualifications include experience in environmental science, public health, civil engineering, public administration or a closely related field; as well as five year? of responsible work experience relating to the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of water treatment and distribution systems. A strong work ethic and problem-solving analytical skills are highly valued.
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position. Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of: Interim Town Manager/Chief Everette L. Gibson
400 North Main Street Lawrenceville, VA 23868 firstname.lastname@example.org
This full-time position with benefits is open until filled. Starting salary is negotiable based on the overall qualifications of the successful candidate. EOE.
The Town of Lawrenceville has a full-time employment opportunity available at the Lawrenceville Water Treatment Plant as an operator. The position requires knowledge of pump operation and maintenance, electronic control systems, storage tank control, and basic math skills. This position will work under the supervision of the chief water treatment plant operator. The duties of the operator will include but not be limited to the following: operation and maintenance of a 2 million gallon per day surface water treatment plant, control testing and state required testing, work weekends, holidays, and shift work, as well as emergency calls, ability to follow written and oral directions of the chief operator, and the willingness to cross train at the wastewater treatment plant. Applicants with a background in water treatment are desired, but applicants without experience will be considered for a trainee position.
Position requirements include: either a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license, experience in performing manual labor, a valid Virginia water license, or the ability to obtain a Class IV water license within 12 months of beginning employment.
The Town of Lawrenceville offers a competitive benefits package with a salary based upon experience.
Applications are available and will be accepted at the Lawrenceville Town Office, 400 North Main Street, Lawrenceville VA 23868, between the hours of 9AM and 5 PM or on our website at https://lawrencevilleweb.us.
This position will remain open until the position is filled. The Town of Lawrenceville is an equal opportunity employer.
The wastewater plant operator will work under the supervision of the chief wastewater plant operator. The duties of the operator will include but not be limited to the following: operation and maintenance of a 1.2 MGD municipal wastewater plant; control testing and permit required testing; be available to work weekends, holidays, shift work, and emergency calls; and follow the written and oral directions of the chief operator.
Position requirements include: either a high school diploma or GED; a valid driver’s license with the ability to acquire a Virginia CDL Class B license within 30 days of beginning employment; a State of Virginia (VDOT) flagman’s certification or the ability to acquire the certification within 30 days; experience in performing manual labor; and a valid Virginia wastewater operator license or the ability to obtain a Class IV wastewater operator license within twelve (12) months of beginning employment. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, have above average math and science skills, as well as be able to lift substantial weight.
The Town of Lawrenceville offers a competitive benefit package and salary based upon qualifications and experience.
Applications are available and will be accepted at the Lawrenceville Town Office, 400 North Main Street, Lawrenceville, VA 23868 between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM or on our website at https://lawrencevilleweb.us.
This position will remain open until filled. The Town of Lawrenceville is an equal opportunity employer.