City of Canon City

Canon City , CO

Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee

City of Canon City
Canon City, CO Full-time
Posted on July 25, 2019

The City of Canon City is accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee. This full-time regular position performs routine water treatment plant operation and monitoring duties for the City of Canon City.

This non-exempt position also performs entry level duties with a limited variety of related tasks to assist in maintaining the water treatment plant and equipment. Monitors water treatment process for proper operation, and performs adjustments to pumps, flows, and chemicals. Collects and tests raw and treated water samples in laboratory according to Federal and State standards, guidelines, rules, and regulations. Acquires data from testing and applies to standards to determine any chemical additions and make control adjustments. Performs tests and procedures to determine maintenance required such as backwash of filtration systems and calibrations. Adjusts valves, and backwashes filtration systems.

Qualifications for this position are high school diploma or equivalent; one year of experience in construction, general labor, agriculture, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Colorado Driver's License and must obtain a Colorado "D" Operators Water Certification within 6 months of hire. This is a non-exempt position with pay range starting at $35,147 plus participation in the City's benefits according to City Policy.

The City of Canon City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.