City of Corona

Water Reclamation Operator I/II/III Flex

Onsite - Corona, CA
Full-Time
Application Deadline: 2/29/24

Water Reclamation Operator I/II/III Flex

Salary

$54,876.00 – $99,408.00 Annually

Location 

Corona, CA

Job Type

Full-Time Benefited

Job Number

23/24-00130

Department

Utilities Department

Opening Date

01/30/2024

Closing Date

2/19/2024 5:00 PM Pacific

DESCRIPTION

 Water Reclamation Operator I/II/III Flex description image

Water Reclamation Operator I: $4,573 – $5,558 monthly

Water Reclamation Operator II: $5,582 – $6,785 monthly

Water Reclamation Operator III: $6,815 – $8,284 monthly

**The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to 

fill current and future vacancies as they occur. **

The City of Corona has an exciting opportunity to join our Utilities Department as a Water Reclamation Operator. At Corona’s Utilities Department, we strive to deliver the best customer service to all of our residents and businesses, with safety and reliability as our top priorities. We strive to create an environment where employees are empowered to do what is right for both the utility and our customers. The Utilities Department is comprised of five divisions including Water, Wastewater, Reclaimed Water, Electric and Solid Waste. There are many opportunities to collaborate with other state and local agencies as well as other departments and employees on a regular basis while working on day-to-day tasks and a variety of projects. We provide a 4/10 work schedule (Mon-Thu) for most positions and rotating schedules for operations staff. We are continuously looking for ways to help our employees create and maintain a healthy work/life balance. If you are an individual who loves taking on challenges, making a difference, and thrives in a fun, fast paced environment, then please don’t hesitate – apply today!  

Education/Training/Experience:  

Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, supplemented by college level coursework in water reclamation treatment technology or a related field.  

Water Reclamation Operator I: 

  • One (1) year of experience working in water reclamation treatment facility operations involving primary, biological, secondary, and tertiary phases of treatment or a related field. 
  • Possession of, or successful acquisition within 12 months of employment, a valid Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate, to be maintained throughout employment.

Water Reclamation Operator II: 

  • Two (2) years of experience working in water reclamation treatment facility operations involving primary, biological, secondary, and tertiary phases of treatment, including 18 months of experience equivalent to a Water Reclamation Operator I with the City of Corona. 
  • Possession of a valid Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate upon appointment.
  • Possession of, or successful acquisition within 12 months of employment, a valid Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate, to be maintained throughout employment.

Water Reclamation Operator III: 

  • Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience working in water reclamation treatment facility operations involving primary, biological, secondary, and tertiary phases of treatment, including three (3) years of experience equivalent to a Water Reclamation Operator II with the City of Corona. 
  • Possession of a valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate upon appointment, to be maintained throughout employment.

Skills/Abilities 

  • Operate and maintain all aspects of the City’s water reclamation treatment system and related facilities and equipment.
  • Operate a wide variety of pumping, treatment, control, and transmission equipment, including remote operation via SCADA equipment.
  • Analyze facility processes and equipment and lift station performance data to identify inefficient or malfunctioning operations and discern possible causes.
  • Analyze facility processes and equipment and lift station performance data to identify inefficient or malfunctioning operations and discern possible causes.

Characteristics

  • An upbeat attitude, eager to participate.
  • A passion for producing outstanding quality of work.
  • A high performing, genuine, authentic individual with a good sense of humor.
  • Ability to build and maintain the trust of coworkers, subordinates, and city staff. 
  • A genuine interest in supporting the employees.

This position is FLSA Non-Exempt, eligible for overtime compensation. 

To view the full job description, please click here.

Application Process 

Application will be accepted until Monday, February 19, 2024 at 5:00PM.  

Candidates that successfully pass the screening process will be invited to take a virtual interview through the HireVue platform. The top scoring candidates from the virtual HireVue interview will be invited for an in person oral interviews. The oral interview is tentatively scheduled to take place on March 6, 2024. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be customer service focus, excellent judgment, and attention to detail. Someone who is a systems-oriented thinker and great team player. A highly competent individual who holds themselves to high standards, works hard, and contributes to a positive workplace culture will thrive in Corona.

Community

A City whose heritage spans more than 125 years, the City of Corona, located in Riverside County, California, encompasses approximately 40 square miles and has a vibrant, culturally diverse population of approximately 170,000 residents. Residents of Corona enjoy a variety of cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities that provide a first-rate quality of life for its residents and visitors. Within an hour’s travel time, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy winter activities such as snowboarding and skiing and summer activities including surfing, boating, or simply relaxing on world class beaches. Corona’s economy is strong and getting stronger; more than 84,000 people work here. Our retail, commercial, and housing areas are expanding, and office development continues to be strong.

The Organization

The City of Corona is a General Law city operating under a Council-Manager form of government. Policy making and legislative authority is vested in the City Council, consisting of a Mayor and four Council Members. Members of the City Council are elected by District to a four-year term. The Mayor is selected by the Council and serves as the presiding officer for one year.

The City is organized into the following departments/organizational units: Community Services, City Manager’s Office, Economic Development, Finance, Fire, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal and Risk Management, Police, Planning & Development, Public Works and Utilities. Oversight of these departments is divided between the City Manager and two Assistant City Managers.

The City’s total operating budget for Fiscal Year 2023 is $ 340.9 million with a General Fund operating budget of $ 177.6 million. Corona enjoys a workforce of 850 dedicated employees who provide high quality services to its residents and visitors each day.  

Agency

City of Corona

Address

400 S. Vicentia Ave.

Suite #215

Corona, California, 92882

Phone

951-736-2209

Website

http://www.CoronaCA.gov