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VRWA has TWO openings

 Water Circuit Rider and a NEW position - Energy Efficiency Circuit Rider.  

Come work for a great organization. Click links below for more information.  

Send resume to mkeiser@vrwa.org.

VIRGINIA RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION 

Energy Efficiency Circuit Rider 

The Virginia Rural Water Association has been given a grant for an Energy Efficiency Circuit Rider. The Energy Efficiency Circuit Rider (EFCR) role is to support the association’s goals and objectives related to assisting rural and small community water and wastewater utility systems in evaluating their energy needs, consumption and costs; recommending measures to reduce energy consumption; and identifying potential funding sources for improvements. The EFCR is required to travel to systems working on-site to perform energy efficiency assessments and to assist the utility in developing an energy efficiency plan for the future. 

Job Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) – Prior certification in energy efficiency audits/assessments or ability to obtain this certification within first quarter of employment – Must have a valid Virginia Driver’s License, reliable transportation and insurance – Team player – Basic computer skills – Great communication skills both written and verbal – Ability to work independently – Able to travel extensively throughout the state - Comfortable in public speaking – Comfortable in a training role on-site or in a formal classroom environment. 

Excellent Benefits – health, dental insurance packets, 401K, plus more…Work from your home, VRWA provides the necessary tools to complete your duties and responsibilities. 

Salary depending on qualifications – DOQ 

Send resumes to Myrica Keiser, Virginia Rural Water Association, 2138 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416 or mkeiser@vrwa.org (no phone calls) 

EOE Drug-Free Workplace

VRWA Has an Opening For a Water Circuit Rider Come Join Our “Family Team” Today! 

Requirements – 

 Multi-year employment required in working for, operating, maintaining, or managing a rural/community water system 

 Have a water license 

 Well-rounded technical knowledge of rural and small system needs and methods of meeting those needs 

 Technical knowledge of operating, maintaining and managing a rural/community water system 

 An understanding of budget/financial conditions 

 Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with operators, decision makers, regulatory, agencies and other professionals 

 Knowledge and understanding of regulations, monitoring and reporting requirements 

 Knowledge of use of equipment such as leak detecting, line locators, etc 

 Willingness to travel extensively 

Responsibilities – 

 Assist a minimum of 30 water systems per month

 Provide on-site assistance geographically around the state 

 Provides assistance in all areas of operations, maintenance, management, vulnerability assessment, security, loan applications, health and environmental issues

 Provide the type of assistance that offers “training” rather than “fixing” 

 Prioritize requests to ensure coverage of water/systems with serious health/or economic problems first 

 Develops informational articles for dissemination 

 Responds to inquiries from facilities, consumers, government agencies and others regarding technical matters. 

Excellent benefits – health, dental insurance packets, 401K, plus more….Work from your home, VRWA provides the necessary tools to complete your duties and responsibilities. 

Salary depending on qualifications - DOQ - Send resumes to Myrica Keiser, Virginia Rural Water Association, 2138 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, VA 24416 or mkeiser@vrwa.org EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

COMMUNITY SYSTEMS PLANT OPERATOR APPRENTICE 

We are seeking a Community Systems Plant Operator Apprentice who will assist with operating and maintaining water, wastewater, and on-site treatment facilities along with their associated distribution and collection systems. 

Essential functions include: 

• Reading, interpreting, and executing all facility and department requirements, including adhering to all Operations and Maintenance Manuals, regulatory permits, and Loudoun Water Standing Operating Procedures.

 • Conducting basic procedures, general housekeeping, and preventive maintenance on the facility’s equipment, building, and grounds. This includes making general repairs and adjustments as needed. 

• Operating valves, pumps, gates, and other controls and equipment within the associated with the treatment process. This includes exercising associated distribution system valves. 

• Performing bench tests on collected samples to help monitor confirm and adjust the associated treatment process. This includes samples collected from the distribution and collection system. 

Requirements: 

High School graduate (or equivalent). Experience in the operation and maintenance of water, wastewater, and/or water reclamation facilities is preferred. 

Special Requirements: 

The ability to obtain at least one of the following licenses within two years; Virginia State Class 4 or above Wastewater Works Operator License, Virginia Class 4 or above Waterworks Operator License, and Virginia Alternative Onsite Sewage System Operator License. 

Possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. 

Possession of or ability to obtain certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within six (6) months of employment. 

Work an on-call schedule and overtime as required to carry out job responsibilities and duties. 

This position is deemed Essential per the LW staffing policy and requires working during inclement weather or other emergencies.

To apply, please complete an official Loudoun Water EmploymentApplication available on the Internet. Position is open until filled. EOE.

Utility Worker I 

SALARY: $30,956.00 

Annually OPENING DATE: 06/20/19 

CLOSING DATE: Continuous 

Prince George County is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Utility Worker I. 

This position will be responsible for: Operating and organizing the use of utility tools, equipment and vehicles; following Department and industry safety requirements; troubleshooting and helping manage emergency water and wastewater utility situations; maintaining accurate records and efficiently completing work orders; accurately and efficiently reading customer water meters on a routine basis; performing assigned duties in electrical/mechanical, utility construction, sewer collection operations and water distribution operations. 

Position typically requires: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reading, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Heavy work: Exerting up to 90 pounds of force using jackhammers occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push and pull or otherwise move objects. Incumbent may be subject to extreme temperatures and weather conditions as well as various equipment types. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent required with related water and wastewater utility experience preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license at hire; commercial driver's license within 6 (six) months of employment: may work beyond normal work schedule; may be assigned routine scheduled coverage responsibilities under call-out policy; must wear uniform according to standards, including safety equipment. Pre-employment physical/drug testing and criminal background check, to include fingerprinting, required. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: To apply online visit our website at www.princegeorgecountyva.gov. To be considered for this position, applicants must fill out a County application which can be completed online. For additional information, please call (804)722-8669. EOE.

Class I or II Operator

The Roanoke River Service Authority has full-time position(s) open. 

Licensed Class I or II Operator 

Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid Class I or II Water Treatment License - issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in water treatment. 
  • Should be experienced with repairs-maintenance related to treatment plants, pump stations and distribution systems. 
  • Preferred to have a strong background with computers and software application. 
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED. 
  • Should have defined communication skills, mechanical skills, math skills, and a good work ethic. 

Submit to and pass a drug test and back ground check if selected for the position. The Roanoke River Service Authority is proud to offer a competitive salary which includes an excellent benefit package. (VRS and Health Included for employee) 

The current salary range is $32,500 to $55,000 

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the address below. Or submit per email at: rrsajeff@bitbroadband.com 

The Roanoke River Service Authority 5419 Highway One Bracey, VA 23919 Attn: Jeffrey B. Hinkle, Executive Director 

Position(s) Open until filled: The Roanoke River Service Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

CHIEF UTILITY PLANT OPERATOR Town of Berryville, Virginia 

The Town of Berryville, Virginia is seeking applicants for the position of Chief Utility Plant Operator for the Town’s Water and Wastewater facilities. 

This position works with and reports directly to the Director of Utilities. 

Successful applicants must have Virginia Class II or higher water and/or wastewater licenses, five years of supervisory experience at a water/wastewater facility, an understanding of the operational control and trouble shooting of water/wastewater facilities, the ability to keep records and complete reports for DEQ and VDH, the ability to perform basic maintenance procedures, and a knowledge of the occupational hazards associated with water utility work. MBR experience is a plus. 

Applicants who have a Virginia Class II or higher license in only water or wastewater and have the ability to obtain the licensure they lack within five years of hire will be considered. 

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, completed Town of Berryville application, and current Department of Motor Vehicles driving record to Desi Moreland, Town of Berryville, 101 Chalmers Court, Suite A, Berryville, VA 22611. 

Application forms are available on the Town’s website, www.berryvilleva.gov. Salary Range is $45,000 to $60,000 per year depending upon qualifications. Application review process includes criminal history background check and review of driving record. Job offers are made contingent upon drug testing analysis. This position is subject to random drug and alcohol testing. Applications will be reviewed starting June 28, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled. The Town of Berryville is an equal opportunity employer.

Due Date: Open Until Filled 

To apply, please copy and paste the following link into your URL: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/147075 

Company Name: Virginia Department of Health- Office of Drinking Water 

Position: Deputy Field Director- Richmond Field Office 

Hiring Range: $72,104-$84,000 

Description: The Office of Drinking Water is seeking an Environmental Engineer Consultant to act as the Deputy Field Director of the new Richmond Field Office! This position serves as the responsible charge licensed professional engineer in the field office for the project evaluation programs (54.1 et seq Code of Virginia as amended); to direct the project evaluation and sanitary survey subprogram areas in the field office; to work independently in resolving and implementing solutions to highly complex questions and problems; to support the Field Director in the overall administration and management of the field office; to provide technical leadership, training, supervisions, and orientations to engineers and technical staff; and to serve as the Field Director in the Director's absence. 

Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering from an accredited college. They must also possess a comprehensive knowledge of engineering pertaining to drinking water, i.e. advanced math, physics, water chemistry, microbiology, fluid mechanics, hydraulics/hydrology, geology, and the design of drinking water facilities. Candidates must also have a comprehensive knowledge of drinking water laws, rules/regulations, public health objectives, and standards/methods; as well as an understanding of management and administrative supervisory principles. Candidates must have experience in supervising technical and engineering staff and a demonstrated ability to manage complex engineering and regulatory programs; to read and interpret laws, regulations, and policy, and to apply them independently. Candidates must also be able to write regulations, personal communications, and technical reports; to effectively communicate orally and in writing, as well as presenting before groups in order to address and/or hold meetings/hearings; and to work effectively with public/subordinate personnel. A current VA Professional Engineering license is required. 

Prefferred Qualifications: A Master of Science in Civil or Environmental Engineering is preferred. Experience regulating public water systems and developing policy as it relates to drinking water is also preferred. 

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, and E-Verify. The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable (Va. Code § 2.2-3114). Other financial, credit, driving, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions.

Safety and Environmental Programs Specialist (CD) – DPU Facilities 

Hanover County Government – Department of Public Utilities 

Salary: $42,983.00 - $47,281.00 Annually General 

Description: This is an administrative, technical position. The incumbent performs a wide variety of duties relating to the Department of Public Utilities safety and environmental programs. 

Organization: The Safety and Environmental Programs Specialist position is part of the Hanover County's Career Development Program (CD). The Safety Specialist reports to the Assistant Chief of Operations & Maintenance and supervises no staff. 

Essential Functions:

•  Conducts facility, job-site and equipment inspections to ensure compliance with various safety and environmental regulatory requirements.

• Develops safety and environmental compliance training and awareness programs and conducts related training. 

• Monitors employee compliance with safety and environmental compliance requirements. Assists employees with maintaining compliance. 

• Conducts safety and environmental compliance audits. 

• Compiles and analyzes data and makes recommendations for establishing or revising safety and environmental compliance programs, policies and practices. 

• Monitors materials, equipment usage and environment to determine level of hazard. 

• Coordinates Hazard Communication Program and assists divisions maintain compliance. 

• Assists with environmental compliance with environmental regulatory programs such as SPCC, Storm water/MS4, Tier II reporting, etc. 

• Develops and maintains Job Safety Analysis (JSA's). 

• Collaborates with Risk Management to investigate incidents in which an employee, contractor or other person is injured. Complete or assist with the completion of accident reports and analysis of measures that can be taken to minimize the risk of similar future incidents. 

• Assists others with maintaining equipment, reports, records, etc. related to safety and environmental programs. 

• Act as liaison with local, state and federal agencies on issues related to safety and environmental programs. 

• Performs related work as assigned. 

Working Conditions: 

A. Hazards 

• May come in contact with hazardous chemicals during workplace inspections 

• Occasional exposure to adverse weather and contact with animals and insects 

• May be exposed to chemicals, dust, fumes, noise, and vibrations 

B. Environment 

• Office 

• Field 

• Plants, pump stations and other industrial facilities 

C.   Physical Effort 

• Minimal – requires some physical ability and stamina to conduct fieldwork 

D. Non-exempt   

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Knowledge of the principles and practices of safety administration and OSHA, required.

Knowledge applied to water and sewer operations, preferred. 

Ability to make safety inspections and to recommend the appropriate corrective actions.

Ability to understand and administer environmental regulations and programs. 

Ability to effectively train others in proper methods and procedures. 

Ability to keep accurate records. 

Effective written and oral communication skills. 

Ability to maintain relationships with representatives from other agencies, employees and public. 

Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Power Point. 

Education, Experience and Training: Bachelor's degree in safety management/technology, occupational health and safety, environmental science or related field, with a minimum two years' experience and knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health, safety training and compliance, and environmental training and compliance preferred – OR – Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. 

For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com

Utility Operator (CD) – Ashland Wastewater Plant Hanover County Government – Department of Public 

Utilities Salary: $31,972.00 - $57,459.00 Annually

General Description: This is a technical position. The incumbent will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Ashland Wastewater Treatment Plant. The primary role involves monitoring, assessing, and making operational adjustments to various plant processes in order to maintain compliance with the facility's discharge permit. This position is classified as "essential". The plant operates 7 days per week (including weekends and holidays). The weekly schedule consists of three consecutive 13.5 hour shifts (5:00 am – 6:30 pm). Shifts rotate every 28 days with two other operators. Weekend shift (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) is required every three months. Schedule routinely includes working alone and independently. Covering shifts, weather conditions, and operational issues may require working additional days or working past normal operating hours. Responding to calls from the SCADA alarm system during non-staffed hours may be required. 

Organization: The Utility Operator position is part of Hanover County's Career Development Program (CD). 

The position has four levels: Operator-in Training, Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master. The incumbent reports to the Utility Superintendent and supervises no staff. Each operator is required to obtain progressive Virginia Wastewater Works Operator licenses to remain employed. A Class IV license is required within 24 months of hire, a Class III license is required within 42 months, and a Class II license is required within 66 months. Obtaining a Class I license is optional. Training assistance is provided to help meet this requirement. 

Essential functions and associated duties include, but are not limited to:

• Reviewing analytical data and field observations to maintain operational control targets and to determine optimum operational strategies 

• The ability to monitor and make remote adjustments to equipment and processes using the plant's computerized SCADA control system as well as local/manual adjustments in the field 

• Performing routine checks of the status of plant processes and equipment operations 

• Performing operation, control, and troubleshooting of the plant's chemical feed system, sludge dewatering equipment, pumping equipment, and ultraviolet disinfection system 

• Conducting laboratory sampling, analysis, and the completion of the associated regulatory paperwork and records according to SOP's and VELAP standards 

• Performing preventative maintenance, calibrations, and cleaning of plant equipment and buildings 

• The ability to perform mathematical calculations for generating lab and field data 

• Other operational duties as assigned 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

• Varies with CD level 

• Ability to work independently and multi-task 

• Strong verbal and written communication skills 

• Ability to follow written instructions and SOP's

• Ability to accurately complete and maintain logs, records, and reports 

• Ability to perform mathematical calculations and use a computer 

Education, Experience, and Training: 

• High school diploma or equivalent is required 

• Post-high school training consistent with job demands is preferred 

• Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training to that is sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities required is acceptable 

For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com

Utility Technician (CD) – Construction Hanover County Government – Department of Public Utilities 

Salary: $28,971.00 - $39,107.00 Annually General 

Description: The incumbent performs utility construction work and other related work. Construction experience desired but entry level applicants will be considered. 

Organization: The Utility Technician is part of Hanover County's Career Development Program (CD). The Utility Technician Ladder has three levels ranging from Utility Technician I to Utility Technician III. Incumbents report to a Utility Supervisor and supervise no staff; however, Utility Technicians III may serve as workflow leaders to lower level Utility Technicians. 

Essential Functions: 

· Repairs and installs water and sewer lines and appurtenances, including fire hydrants. 

· Operates construction equipment, including towing equipment and trailers. 

· Completes other miscellaneous construction projects including sidewalk and other concrete repairs, asphalt repairs, and small grading and lawn restoration projects. · Operates and organizes the use of utility tools, equipment, and vehicles. 

· Assures all safety regulations are met (e.g. VDOT standards for traffic control and flags traffic during VDOT right of way repairs). 

· Troubleshoots and helps manage emergency situations. 

· Maintains maintenance records and efficiently completes work orders. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be able to understand and to follow oral and written instructions. Familiarity with the equipment and techniques necessary to perform assigned work tasks, preferred. 

Education, Experience and Training: High school diploma or equivalent required. Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. Higher levels on the Career Ladder require additional experience and training. 

Special Conditions: 

· Criminal Records Check, including fingerprinting 

· Valid Commonwealth of Virginia Driver's License at hire 

· A Class "A" Commercial Driver's License is required within 6 (six) months of employment. Hanover County will provide on the job training to aid in obtaining a Commercial Driver's License.

· Pre-employment Physical Examination and repeated regularly thereafter 

· Pre-employment Drug Test /Breath Alcohol Testing and repeated in accordance to policy thereafter 

· Audiometric Testing 

· Twelve-month probationary period

· May work beyond normal schedule including weekends, holidays and nights 

· Must wear uniform, including safety equipment 

· This position is subject to being on routine on-call. 

For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com

Utility Operator (CD) Hanover County Government – Department of Public Utilities 

Salary: $31,655.00 - $57,459.00 Annually 

General Description: This is a technical position and is for a Water Plant Operator at the Doswell Water Treatment Plant. An experienced operator with a State of Virginia issued water treatment license is preferred; however, persons without experience or license will be considered. The water plant operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This position requires operators to work 12 hour shifts which rotate from day to night on a weekly cycle. Operators work approx.14 days per month. Please note that this position has State water licensing requirements that begin within 24 months of hiring date. In-house training opportunities are available to help meet this requirement.

Organization: The Utility Operator position is part of Hanover County's Career Development Program (CD). The Utility Operator position has four (4) levels: Operator-in-Training, Apprentice, Journeyman, and Master. The CD requires that an employee obtain a Class IV Water Operator License within 2 years and a Class II Water Operator License within 5.5 years of hire. 

Essential Functions: Duties will vary at each level of the career ladder. They include, but are not limited to the following. 

· Conducts laboratory analysis. 

· Monitors plant and system processes and makes adjustments as necessary. 

· Maintains operational and maintenance records (both written and in computer). 

· Assists with regulatory reporting. 

· Collects samples for analysis. 

· Keeps plant and work environment clean. 

· Assists maintenance personnel as needed. Equipment and process troubleshooting. 

· Master Operators will function in a lead position and will be required to assist the Superintendent with a variety of administrative functions/special projects and stands-in during Superintendent's absence. 

· Other operational duties as assigned. 

Working Conditions: 

A. Hazards 

· May be exposed to chemicals, dust, fumes, noise, vibration, repetitiveness,

 B. Environment 

· Office 

· Field - Laboratory, industrial plant, outdoors in all weather conditions 

C. Physical Effort 

· Lifting of objects up to 50 lbs. 

. Routinely walking up and down stairways and ladders. 

. Occasional standing and/or working on feet for extended periods of time. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

Varies with CD level. Knowledge of water treatment and abilities, required. Knowledge and skills sufficient to meet CD requirements (e.g. certification, in-house promotion Board, etc.). 

Education, Experience and Training

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Ability to operate a personal computer. 

Preferred Qualifications: Prior water plant experience and possession of a State of Virginia water license. Experience in electrical and/or mechanical maintenance, laboratory experience, and familiarity with MS Office software. Ability to problem solve and trouble shoot water treatment processes and related equipment, and learn new tasks and procedures quickly. 

For complete job description and to apply, visit our website at www.hanovercountyjobs.com

CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR – WATER & SEWER Town of Culpeper 

Full-Time – Excellent Benefits Salary Range - $43,528.26 - $69,645.21 

The Town of Culpeper’s Public Works Department is seeking qualified applicants for a Construction Inspector for the Water & Sewer division. The successful candidate will perform technical work inspecting the installation of utility lines and services for compliance with codes and standards; review construction plans; ensure contractors adhere to installation guidelines, safety requirements and erosion controls; check official records for easements; inspect cross connection devices; respond to citizen inquiries and complaints; and perform related tasks as required. Candidate must have thorough knowledge of water and sewer and stormwater line construction techniques and practices; thorough knowledge of local and state laws governing the installation of water and sewer lines; thorough knowledge of necessary safety practices and techniques; thorough knowledge of the construction trades in order to provide proper instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, associates, land developers, and contractors. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and experience in construction trades. Possession of a CDL valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Possession of VDOT flagger and backflow certifications preferred. Application and position profile are available at www.culpeperva.gov. Open until filled.

PLANT MECHANIC Town of Culpeper Full-Time – Excellent Benefits Salary Range - $35,736.70 - $57,178.72 

The Town of Culpeper’s Environmental Services Department is seeking qualified applicants for a Plant Mechanic. The successful candidate will perform skilled work in the maintenance and repair of specialized machinery and equipment in a water or wastewater treatment plant and related facilities; perform periodic inspections of equipment to ensure that equipment is functioning properly; troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, motor control systems and motor starters; and perform related tasks as required. Candidate must have thorough knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the electrical and mechanical trades; general knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with general maintenance operations and ability to take and enforce appropriate safety precautions; ability to work from sketches, blue prints, wiring schematics, and equipment manuals and to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates; skill in the use and care of bench and hand tools, machines and equipment. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience in water and/or wastewater treatment plant maintenance work. Possession of a CDL valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Application and position profile are available at www.culpeperva.gov. Open until filled.

Deadline: open until filled.

WATER PLANT OPERATOR - LICENSED Town of Culpeper Full-Time – Excellent Benefits Salary Range - $29,335.12 - $63,076.54 DOE/DOQ 

The Town of Culpeper’s Environmental Services Department is seeking qualified applicants for a licensed Water Plant Operator. The successful candidate will perform skilled work in the operation of a water treatment plant; collect water samples from designated points and perform basic chemical tests; prepare and maintain records on plant operations; oversee proper functioning of water pumps, motors, chlorinators, filters and chemical feeders making adjustments as necessary to maintain proper quality and flow of water; performs preventive maintenance on equipment and pumps; performs general building and grounds maintenance duties; and perform related tasks as required. Candidate must have thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and methods used in water treatment operations; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with water plant and related activities and of necessary safety precautions; thorough knowledge of occupational hazards of the work and necessary safety precautions; ability to adjust water pumps, chemical feed machines and other water plant equipment; ability to check the operation of equipment and to detect defects in operation; ability to take accurate readings, to keep records, and to make arithmetical computations; and some skill in the use of hand tools. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, experience in the operation of a water treatment plant, and possession of a Water Treatment Plant Operator license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Application and position profile are available at www.culpeperva.gov. Open until filled.

CITY OF RADFORD JOB OPENING Water Plant Operator/Trainee – 

The City of Radford is seeking a Water Plant Operator Trainee. The successful candidate performs responsible semiskilled work training in the operation of a water treatment plant; work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Chief Water Plant Operator. Collects samples for testing; performs tests relating to plant operations, makes inspection of plant and equipment to ascertain that it is in proper operation at all times, performs minor plant maintenance, housekeeping, and grounds maintenance duties and checks all plant equipment and biological and chemical systems for proper operation and takes necessary corrective action and other related work as required. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by some knowledge of water treatment plant principles and operating practices including but not limited to maintenance, ability to use appropriate software packages, ability to detect flaws and determine remedial measures and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions and oils. Possession of or must acquire a Class IV Water Treatment Operator's license within six months of appointment and must maintain license by acquiring required continuing education credits. Successful completion of pre-employment testing and background screening a must.

Salary: DOQ plus excellent benefit package that includes VRS enrollment and 100% employer paid insurance for employee. 

Applications may be obtained on the City’s website, www.radfordva.gov and returned to Human Resources, 10 Robertson Street, Radford, VA 24141.

 Deadline: open until filled.

The City of Radford in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Water Treatment Plant Supervisor - Salary DOQ + Full-Time County Benefits. The James City Service Authority (JCSA) seeks a career minded individual to supervise and oversee the operation and maintenance of JCSA’s 5 mgd Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant. The selected applicant will serve as the technical expert, responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Plant with its associated well field and pump houses. This person would also serve as lead operator; train and supervises the work of assigned staff, and perform administrative work related to the Plant operation and maintenance.  

https://jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov/applications/externalapplicants/login/default.aspx

The Town of Chase City is seeking an experienced and energetic Public Works Superintendent or Supervisor. This position is responsible for activities of the department's building and grounds, streets, water and sewer, sanitation, wastewater treatment, town shop, and cemetery operations, directing supervisory authority through crew leaders. The employee must exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in all phases of work; exercise tact and courtesy in contact with public officials, developers, contractors, and the general public; and exhibit ethical behavior at all times. This is a full-time, salaried (exempt) position. Occasional weekend and evening work is required. 

Salary and title is dependent on qualifications and experience. 

The position is open until filled; however application review will begin April 12, 2019. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, town application (required) and resume to: Town Manager, 319 N. Main Street, Chase City, Virginia 23924 or cc.townmanager@gmail.com. Town application and complete job description are available at Town Hall or at: http://chasecity.org/downloads.

The City of Radford is seeking a Water Plant Operator Class I. The successful candidate performs intermediate skilled work operating a water treatment plant, makes regular inspections of plant and equipment to ascertain that it is operating properly at all times, reads meters, gauges and dials and keeps logs of readings, and performs minor maintenance, housekeeping, and grounds maintenance duties. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by on-the-job and formal instruction in water treatment plant operations and extensive experience in the operation of a water plant. Class I Operators license required. Class I salary range DOQ + full benefits and VRS. Successful completion of pre-employment testing and background check is a must. Applications may be obtained on the City’s website, www.radfordva.gov and returned to Human Resources, 10 Robertson Street, Radford, VA 24141. Deadline: open until filled. The City of Radford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Water Treatment Plant Operator – Night Shift

The City of Galax is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of night shift Water Treatment Plant Operator in the Public Utilities Department. 

 Can be a Trainee or up to a Class II Operator. The successful candidate’s duties may include flushing hydrants and checking water pumping stations; perform equipment maintenance and lubrication; perform routing building and grounds maintenance including cleaning, mowing and painting. Duties and responsibilities increase with higher certifications. Possession of high school diploma, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ability to obtain a Virginia Class II DPOR License Certification in Water in a reasonable time frame. Possession of an appropriate driver’s license, and the ability and willingness to obtain an appropriate commercial driver’s license, valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Application and complete job description are available at 111 E. Grayson St. or online at www.galaxva.com. Submit the completed application and release form to City of Galax, Judy Bolt, Human Resources Director, 111 E. Grayson Street, Galax, VA 24333 or email to jbolt@galaxva.com. This position is open until filled. The City of Galax is an Equal Opportunity Employer