City of Kannapolis
April 11, 2014 Position Vacancy Listing
Submit Resume and/or Application to: City of Kannapolis
P.O. Box 1199
Kannapolis, NC 28082-1199
Position Title: Water Treatment Plant Operator I
Department: Public Works Water Treatment Plant
Starting Salary Range: $14.95 – $17.30 per hour
Hours of Work: 12-hour shifts – initial training, 1st shift; regular assignment, 3rd shift
GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs intermediate skilled work in the operation of water pumping and purification equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Water Plant Manager.
This is medium work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and I or small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at or within arm’s length, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, and oils.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and methods used in water treatment and pumping operations; general knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with water plant and related activities and of necessary safety precautions; some knowledge of chemistry as applied to water treatment; 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 routine records and to make arithmetical computations; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience of education and equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in the operation of a water treatment plant.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of valid certificate as a Water Treatment Plant Operator at the Class C level issued by the State of North Carolina. Trainee will be considered if no other qualified applicants. Possession of a valid NC driver’s license or ability to obtain.
Closing Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.
This position has been determined to be non-exempt by the Fair Labor Standards Act.
How to Apply: Go to cityofkannapolis.com
Human Resource Dept. You may do online application or print "employment application" and mail to:
City of Kannapolis
P.O. Box 1199
Kannapolis, NC 28082
Posted 4/13/14 (0430)