SODUS POINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
This position in the competitive class for which candidates are selected on the basis of general intelligence, basic knowledge of elementary chemistry and general science and mechanical aptitude. Training and experience requirements of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Regulations for a certificate appropriate to the plant.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Includes duties and routines in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant. The work is performed under immediate supervision of a qualified operator. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Familiarity with elementary principles of chemistry and general science; good general intelligence; good observation; mechanical aptitude; ability to learn principles and procedures relating to the operation and maintenance of Sodus Point’s wastewater treatment plant; ability to develop skill in the operation and maintenance of pumps, valves, and related mechanical equipment; ability to get along well with others; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.wastewater treatment plant; ability to develop skill in the operation and maintenance of pumps, valves, and related mechanical equipment; ability to get along well with others; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school; or possession of a New York State high school equivalency diploma. Requires a 2A wastewater treatment plant operator’s license.