City of Long Beach, CA - California

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Under general or direct supervision, constructs, operates, maintains, inspects, repairs water treatment, water supply, and water distribution facilities such as wells, reclaimed water systems, Metropolitan Water District (MWD) connections, pumping stations, reservoirs, treatment plants and components; controls and regulates flow of water through the Treatment Plant, reservoirs, pump stations and other water facilities; regulates amount of chemicals used within established parameters; washes filterbeds; maintains and repairs all chlorine feed equipment such as chlorine leak detectors, chlorine analyzers, chlorine evaporators, scales, gas feeding machines and appurtenances; chlorinates reservoirs, cisterns and main lines utilizing portable chlorination units, assists in the handling of bulk chemicals; uses safety equipment, makes calculations dealing with quantity, rate and volume of water flow; monitors and/or controls sewer lift stations, treatment plant, wells, remote water regulator vaults, and reclaimed water systems via computerized telemetry systems; observes safety rules and regulations; and performs other related duties as required.

  • Grade I Water Treatment Operator Certificate, or higher, issued by the State of California Department of Public Health (proof required.)
One or more years of (full-time equivalent) paid experience working in operations in a water agency or two or more years of experience in the operation and maintenance of pumps and related equipment such as chemical feed machines, chlorinators and/or other technical precision equipment.
Completion of a three unit (36 contract hours) training course recognized by the State of California, Department of Public Health, in drinking water treatment may be substituted for 6 months of experience (proof required.)*
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; lift, push and pull 50 pounds; wear a self-contained breathing apparatus;
  • Willingness to work various schedules, overtime, shifts, evenings, weekends and holiday hours as needed, maintain safety and other relevant certifications ;
  • Proof of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection interview.
*Proof of required documents must be uploaded to the online application or included with a paper application at time of filing.


This examination will be conducted using the continuous, non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the requirements to file will be placed on the eligible list with those receiving Veteran’s Credit first, and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists will be established periodically.

If you have not received notification by April 23, 2013, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202.

If a special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202.

Equal Opportunity Employer

MA1AN-13 MG 3/20/13

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