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1807 Wastewater Operator or Trainee - Open until filled

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Department of Environmental Services

Wastewater Treatment Plant Trainee or Operator

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, making adjustments to 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 an excellent driving record.
 
Trainee entry level rate begins at $13.15 per hour
 
All successful applicants must pass a pre-employment, post-offer physical exam and drug screen, paid by the Town and criminal record check performed by the Virginia State Police.
 Position is open until filled.
 

Front Royal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

 

Department: 
Public Works
Location: 
Front Royal, Virginia
Employment type: 
Full time
Required degree level: 
High school/GED
Required Info: 
  1. DO YOU HAVE A DRIVERS LICENSE?  IF SO IS IT VALID AND WHAT STATE ISSUED IT?
  2. DO YOU HAVE A WASTEWATER LICENSE? IF SO WHAT STATE AND CLASS?
  3. HAVE YOU EVER WORKED IN A WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OR LABORATORY? IF SO WHERE AND WHEN?
  4. HAVE YOU EVER WORKED IN EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS? DO YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS WORKING IN THESE WEATHER CONDITIONS?
  5. ARE YOU INTERESTED IN TAKING COLLEGE LEVEL COURSES TO BECOME A LICENSED PLANT OPERATOR?
  6. DO YOU HAVE ANY MECHANICAL ABILITIES? IF SO WHAT ARE THEY?
  7. 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?
  8. 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?
  9. PLEASE LIST THE PREVIOUS 5 YEARS JOB HISTORY.
  10. PLEASE TELL ME WHY YOU ARE THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THIS POSITION.