Cafeteria Benefit Plan
Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
Deferred Compensation & Thrift Plan
11 Paid Holidays
Generous Vacation and Sick Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedules
Operates and maintains wastewater treatment plants. Positions allocable to this class are characterized by their responsibility for the proper operation and maintenance of sewage treatment plants and facilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Inspects, operates, and maintains pumps, sedimentation tanks, bio-filters, clarifiers, digesters, chlorinators, extended aeration and activated sludge processors, and other related equipment used to treat raw sewage.
Inspects sewage at various processing stages, conducting chemical tests and flow measurements, and making such operating adjustments as required to ensure complete treatment of sewage.
Isolates causes of plant malfunctions, making necessary adjustments and minor repairs to motors and pumps, ordering major repairs.
Tests final liquid effluent for purity and chlorine content before effluent is directed through final settling processes and discharge.
Draws digested sludge from digesters to drying beds or vacuum truck.
Inspects and cleans grease traps, filters, and sewer lines. Keeps records of weather, temperature, tests made, and volume of sewage treated.
Analyzes water samples from treatment plants to determine chemical, biological, and bacterial contents.
Performs general maintenance of wastewater facility grounds and buildings.
Treats domestic water using chlorinators and filters, and perform related chemical tests.
Drives automotive equipment to work sites to perform related essential functions.
A Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate, Grade II or higher, issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board
a Water Treatment Facility Operator's Certificate, Grade I or higher, issued by the California State Department of Health.
In order to receive credit for any college course work, or for completion of a seminar program, you
- APPLICANTS MUST ATTACH A COPY OF THE TWO (2) REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS TO THEIR COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES JOB APPLICATION AT THE TIME OF FILING. Applications submitted without required certification copies will be rejected as incomplete.
include a legible copy of the official transcripts, or official certificates of completion, respectively, with your application.
All applicants for the
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
examination are required to submit a standard Los Angeles County Employment Application.
ALTHOUGH A RESUME MAY BE ATTACHED, IT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION
. County Employment Applications are available in person at the address at the top of this bulletin or may be downloaded from the Internal Services Department Home Page located at
or the Department of Human Resources website located at
Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.
ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION
We may reject your application at any time during selection process.
File using ONE of the methods below:
We encourage you to apply online by going to the following link and selecting
Apply to Job
so you can track the status of your application and get notified of your progress by email:
We must receive your application and supplemental questionnaire (if any) by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.
: NO ATTACHMENTS MAY BE APPENDED TO YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION ONCE YOU PRESS “SUBMIT.”
To avoid having your application rejected as incomplete, have
required documents (i.e., certificates, transcripts, etc.) uploaded as attachments
submitting your on-line application.
If you are unable to upload your attachments, please click on the help link for technical assistance, or go to:
FILING BY U.S. MAIL OR IN PERSON
We must receive your completed application at the address below by 5:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing. Applications received after the close of filing date will not be accepted.
The acceptance of your standard Los Angeles County Employment Application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet all of the Selection Requirements.
Completely and correctly fill out every portion of your LA County Application to receive credit for all relevant experience, education or training according to the Selection Requirements and Desirable Qualifications
. Fully address any desirable qualifications that you meet, if applicable. If additional space is needed to list job experience, attach additional sheets to your application. These sheets must be in the same format as shown on the job application, in the "Work Experience" section include job payroll title, salary, employer information, employment dates, etc.). INCOMPLETE OR INACCURATE APPLICATIONS, OR THOSE LACKING REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, MAY BE REJECTED AT ANY STAGE OF THE SELECTION PROCESS.
Submit completed application and attachments in person or by U.S. Mail to the following address:
INTERNAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Human Resources Division
1100 N. Eastern Avenue, Trailer Annex
Los Angeles, CA 90063
Mon – Thurs (This facility closed on Fridays)
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