Water Treatment Plant Operator
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Once you complete the employment application, you MUST also do the following:

Email your resume AND the answers to the following questions:

  1. Do you have a Grade IV certification in Water Treatment?
  2. What makes you qualified to be an operator at the Cullman Water Treatment Plant?
  3. What type of water treatment processes are you familiar with?
  4. What types of chemicals do you have experience with in regards to the water treatment process?
  5. Are you willing and able to work night shift (6PM-6AM) if needed?
  6. Are you willing and able to work additional overtime on an as-needed basis?

Email your resume and the answers to this question to Allison Bright, CEO of the Utilities Board for the City of Cullman. If this information is not received, your application will be considered incomplete and you will not be considered for this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the majority of the time the Water Treatment Plant Operator is at desk or in the plant in a controlled environment. Work space shall be organized and maintained in a safe, neat, and orderly manner. There may be periods in a vehicle and times when it is necessary to be outside with customers, crews, etc. requiring some walking. Occasionally it may be necessary to visit customers, training, or off-site meetings. Travel, in varying weather conditions, by personal or company vehicles may be necessary.

GENERAL JOB DUTIES

Performing routine process operations and adjustments to maintain system operations within regulatory permit (ADEM, NPDES, PWSID) requirements.

Maintaining and operating water filtering and chemical treatment processes.

Maintaining knowledge of analyses and industry standard tests as identified in facility permit.

Performing standard maintenance tasks.

Reading and understanding SCADA system and system alarms.

Assisting other operators with performance of all required job duties.

Taking and recording instrument readings.

Reporting to supervisor any irregularities with instruments or their readings.

Collecting samples and performing routine laboratory analysis.

Maintaining facility through general clean up and wash-down.

General knowledge of policies and procedures.

EDUCATION

High school diploma plus a grade IV Certification of Water Treatment. An Associate or Bachelor Degree is a plus.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of three years of experience in a Water Treatment Plant.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS

Must have experience in the process, compliance, and operations of a water treatment plant.

Must possess strong organizational skills that reflect his/her ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.

Will be in a dynamic position which requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions quickly and with a high level of professionalism.

Will be a highly resourceful team-player who is self-motivated and actively seeks opportunities.

RESIDENCY

Must maintain a reasonable distance from the location where he or she would be expected to report when needed, per job requirements, in order to produce reasonable response times when job related situations arise.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Shall have a valid Alabama Driver’s License.

Must be able to be insured for automobile insurance.

Shall have an operating residential or cellular phone.

Ability to lift or carry up to 50 pounds, walk up to 5 miles per day, and repeatedly stoop, kneel, crouch, and stand.

Ability to work rotating shifts including 12-hour days.

Employment Type
Full-time

Pay range will start at $28.00/hourly - plus benefits - and will be determined by experience and Grade IV certification.

Job Location
1740 3rd Street NE, Cullman, Alabama, 35055, United States
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Position: Water Treatment Plant Operator

THANK YOU!

Now that you’ve submitted your application, you must do the following:

  • Email your resume AND the answers to the following questions:
    1. Do you have a Grade IV certification in Water Treatment?
    2. What makes you qualified to be an operator at the Cullman Water Treatment Plant?
    3. What type of water treatment processes are you familiar with?
    4. What types of chemicals do you have experience with in regards to the water treatment process?
    5. Are you willing and able to work night shift (6PM-6AM) if needed?
    6. Are you willing and able to work additional overtime on an as-needed basis?

Email your resume and the answers to this question to Allison Bright, CEO of the Utilities Board for the City of Cullman. If this information is not received, your application will be considered incomplete and you will not be considered for this position.

If you have any questions about the application process, contact our HR Department at 256-775-7129.

If you have any issues with the online application or email links, contact Leanne West at 256-775-7102.