Water Plant Operator (Updated 2020.02.12)

Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, PA is accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position entails the operation of a Water Treatment Facility. The preferred candidate must possess DEP Water Operator Certification or obtain the appropriate certification within one (1) year of hire. Duties include operation and maintenance of a water treatment facility and compliance with regulations; process control; daily operations and maintenance experience. Candidates should be self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal direct supervision. 

Successful candidates will possess an understanding of chemical and biological processes; proficient in troubleshooting; have demonstrated ability to analyze complex problems and make sound recommendations; and experience with equipment maintenance and permit requirements. Candidates must be professional, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be team oriented, and flexible to the changing needs of the organization. Employee must be able to work weekends, holidays and emergency call-outs. The position requires a background check and drug testing. A valid driver’s license is required. 

Position is full-time with benefits. Mail cover letter, resume, and Tarentum Borough employment application to the attention of Michael Nestico, Borough Manager, 318 Second Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084, email: mnestico@tarentumboro.com. For more information including a complete position description please visit tarentumboro.com/openings. Applications will be accepted until March 6, 2020. EOE

Water Plant Operator Job Description