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Water Treatment Plant Operator II

City of Kenton, OH
111 W Franklin St, Kenton, OH 43326
$21.23 - $24.73 an hour - Full-time


111 W Franklin St, Kenton, OH 43326

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  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

City of Kenton

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title: Water Treatment Plant Operator II Department: Water
Reports to: Water Plant Superintendent Division: Water Works
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-time Perm/Temp/Seasonal: Permanent

Job Summary: Perform efficient work needed to maintain and operate the city water system. Must possess a water treatment plant operator class II certification.


  • Operates the plant on assigned shift ensuring that all aspects of the treatment process are operating as expected.
  • Collects and analyzes water samples according to Ohio EPA specifications and makes observations at various locations through treatment process.
  • Monitors the plant, wells and water tower and act to investigate issues that may arise.
  • Maintain plant records and prepare daily reports on plant operations.
  • Responsible for keeping work area clean.
  • Assist in minor maintenance on machines or equipment.
  • Maintain building and grounds of the water treatment plant, well fields and water tower as directed.
  • Works cooperatively with co-workers, supervisors and other city departments.
  • Must arrive at work on time and maintain reliable attendance.
  • Must be available to work on either shift day or night, the water treatment plant is a 16 hour a day facility, 7 days a week.
  • All other duties assigned by Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications for Water Plant Operator II:

  • Possession of a State of Ohio Class II or III Professional Water Supply Operator’s Certificate.
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license and the maintenance of insurability with the City’s general liability policy.

Required Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of class II water treatment plant operations.

Physical Requirements: Requires extended periods of standing; climbing up and down stairs; requires finger dexterity, hearing and vision; requires periodic lifting of 50 pound chemical bags, with maintenance occasionally requiring the lifting of approximately 75 pounds

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.23 - $24.73 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed


  • Ohio Class II Water Supply Certificate (Preferred)

Work Location: In person