City of Roseville

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Onsite - Roseville, CA
Full-Time
Application Deadline: 4/29/24

We are seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. In this role, you’ll play a vital part in the ongoing operation of our city’s wastewater treatment plants, ensuring their smooth functioning around the clock. Your responsibilities will include performing a variety of routine and skilled technical duties in the continuous operation of the city’s wastewater treatment plant(s). If you’re passionate about environmental sustainability and possess the technical skills to make a difference, we invite you to apply and be part of our team. 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade I

This is the trainee level class in the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience and work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade I class is distinguished from the Grade II level by performance of basic tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series that do not require possession of a Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certificate.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade II

This is the entry level class in the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator series. It is distinguished from the lower level by performance of more routine tasks and duties than those assigned to the on-the-job training mode of the lower level, as well as by duties allowed by a Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certificate. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Grade I level.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade III

This is the journey level class in the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator series. It is distinguished from the lower by the ability to perform the full range of duties assigned including serving as shift operator for the City’s most complex systems. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Grade II level once the appropriate certification level is obtained.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience and Training

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade I 

Experience:

  • No experience is required; some experience in repairing/maintaining mechanical equipment and/or knowledge of mechanical processes is preferred.

AND

Training:

  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree.

License or Certificate

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.
  • Possession of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade I certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board within one year of date of appointment. 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade II

In addition to the qualifications for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade I:

Experience and Training

Experience:

AND

Training:

  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree.

License or Certificate

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.
  • Possession of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade II certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board by date of appointment.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade III

In addition to the qualifications for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade II:

Experience and Training

Experience:

  • Two years of increasingly responsible experience operating a wastewater treatment plant, similar to that of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – Grade II with the City of Roseville.

AND

Training:

  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree.

License or Certificate

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.
  • Possession of a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade III certificate issued by the State Water Resources Control Board by date of appointment.