Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator or Trainee
TOWN OF FRONT ROYAL, VIRGINIA
The Town of Front Royal is looking for individuals who would
like to become members of our Wastewater Treatment Plant
team. We offer training including college level classes, on-the-job
and self-study courses.
This position is full-time and requires shift work including
nights, weekends and rotating shifts and rotating days off. Duties
include monitoring, adjusting the operations of a wastewater
treatment plant, sample collection of the processes, performing
laboratory analysis, recording flows, interpreting operational
data, assisting mechanics making repairs to machinery and
equipment. A high school diploma or equivalent experience
and training are required. Applicants must also have a valid
Virginia driver’s license and a good driving record. Position is open until filled.
Salary Range: Trainee entry level rate begins at $13.15 per hour
The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a
pre-employment, post-offer physical exam and drug screening,
paid for by the Town, and background check conducted by the
Virginia State Police.
Front Royal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.
- DO YOU HAVE A DRIVERS LICENSE? IF SO IS IT VALID AND WHAT STATE ISSUED IT?
- DO YOU HAVE A WASTEWATER LICENSE? IF SO WHAT STATE AND CLASS?
- HAVE YOU EVER WORKED IN A WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OR LABORATORY? IF SO WHERE AND WHEN?
- HAVE YOU EVER WORKED IN EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS? DO YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS WORKING IN THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS?
- ARE YOU INTERESTED IN TAKING COLLEGE LEVEL COURSES TO BECOME A LICENSED PLANT OPERATOR?
- DO YOU HAVE ANY MECHANICAL ABILITIES? IF SO WHAT ARE THEY?
- HAVE YOU EVER WORKED A ROTATING WORK SCHEDULE? DO YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS WORKING A ROTATING WORK SCHEDULE? DO YOU HAVE ANY ISSUES WITH WORKING NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS?
- CAN YOU PHYSICALLY HANDLE SIGNIFICANT WALKING AND CLIMBING STAIRS? DO YOU MIND WORKING WHERE YOU WILL NEED TO DO A LOT OF WALKING, CLIMBING STAIRS, AND SOME LADDERS?
- PLEASE LIST THE PREVIOUS 5 YEARS JOB HISTORY.
- PLEASE TELL ME WHY YOU ARE THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THIS POSITION.