Water Plant Operator - Pasco, WA

Employer: City of Pasco

Job Description:
Water Plant Operator
Department: Public Works
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: OE 44 - $29.98 - $33.11
Status: Open Until Filled
Details: First Review: August 30, 2021

Summary -
Situated between the pristine Columbia and iconic Snake Rivers in southeastern Washington, Pasco is a vibrant and growing community that enjoys 300 days of sunshine per year. The exceptional climate, combined with the area’s inviting waterways, enables residents to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities year round, from water sports and golf to wine touring and outdoor theater.

Pasco has undergone a significant transformation as one of the fastest growing communities in Washington State between 2011 and 2016. As a result of the population growth Pasco, has experienced significant growth in the retail and tourism industries while also being rated as one of “the 10 safest cities in Washington State to live.”

The Water Plant Operator will help the City of Pasco continue to provide high quality water services to the citizens of Pasco. In service of providing high quality water to our citizens, the Water Plant Operator will perform a variety of technical tasks to effectively operate, maintain and control various components of the City’s Water Treatment Plants. Facilities include a conventional filtration plant, a membrane filtration plant, raw water intake pump stations, booster pump stations, distribution system control valves, storage tanks, reservoirs and standpipes. Works under Washington State regulations and procedures for water treatment and water supply; as well as established City policies and procedures.

Two (2) years of experience working as a Washington State Class III (or equivalent), SCADA controlled water treatment plant performing routine operations and maintenance.
Class III Washington State Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate (WA Class IV preferred).

In addition to a competitive salary, the City of Pasco offers a full benefits package with affordable options for full family coverage for medical, dental, vision and life insurance. The City also offers many other perks including:
Excellent vacation, sick, and holiday benefits
Participation in the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS)
In addition to DRS, the City provides a 3% contribution to your 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
Other benefits offered: Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Assistance, Flexible Spending Plan, Long-Term Disability, and Aflac

Please contact HR at (509) 545-3408, with questions regarding employment opportunities with the City of Pasco.
No fax/email or incomplete applications accepted. EOE.
The City of Pasco does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person:
Location: Pasco, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.pasco-wa.gov/1003/Employment-Opportunities
Base Pay: OE 44 - $29.98 - $33.11 HR

Posted on August 17, 2021

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