Kern County Water Agency

Water Purification Plant Operator Trainee/II

Onsite - Bakersfield, CA
Application Deadline: 4/9/24

Water Purification Plant Operator Trainee/II


Annual Salary

Water Purification Plant Operator Trainee

$62,400 – $75,754

Water Purification Plant Operator II

$71,760 – $87,131

Responsibilities include operating, monitoring and maintaining the Kern County Water Agency’s conventional water purification plant and distribution system in conformance with the regulations set forth by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), Division of Drinking Water (DDW) and United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

All applicants must possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate and a valid California Class C or higher driver license. One year of experience working at a water purification facility and possession of a SWRCB Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade II (T2) and SWRCB Distribution Grade II (D2) certification is required for the II level. 

Visit to submit an application. Closing date for submitting applications is April 9, 2024.

All applicants are subject to a pre-employment physical, drug/alcohol screen and background investigation. EOE.


Recruiter Information:

Human Resources