Job Description

South Adams County Water & Sanitation is dedicated to providing reliable, affordable, and sustainable water resources and services in order to protect public health, the environment, and quality of life.  We are looking to fill a Wastewater Treatment Plan Operator position.

This position operates and maintains all treatment processes, equipment and facilities associated with the District’s wastewater treatment which may include:

  • Preliminary Treatment
  • Biological and UV Treatment
  • Pumping and Flow monitoring
  • Grit removal
  • Clarification
  • Sampling & routine lab analysis
  • Preventative maintenance

 Qualified candidates are required to have: 

  • High School Diploma OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Colorado Wastewater Operator Certification preferred
  • Valid, current Colorado Driver’s License
  • Solid mechanical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience with activated sludge helpful
  • Proficient computer skills including knowledge of MS Office and SCADA technology

Must be able to respond to inquiries and emergencies as well as participate in the on-call rotation as necessary (currently scheduled every fifth week).  The Wastewater treatment plant is automated and currently staffed 10 hours per day, on a rotational schedule.  Response to alarms after 5:00 p.m. may occur.

Successful candidate will be required to complete a drug screen and background check prior to employment.

The District offers a salary commensurate with qualifications and certificate level:

   Salary Range Operator A $28.11-42.15

   Salary Range Operator B/C $23.23-38.33

   Salary Range Operator D/trainee $19.34 - $31.24

The District offers a comprehensive benefits package including 100% paid medical/dental premiums with meeting wellness goals as well as vision, basic life/disability pension, 457 savings plan, money purchase pension plan, PTO, paid holidays, uniform allowance, pet insurance and discount partners.

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