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Wastewater Operator Job in Hamilton 45011, Ohio US

Wastewater Operator

Butler County Water & Sewer - Hamilton, OH 45011

Posted: 6/27/2019 - Expires: 7/26/2019

Job ID: 209606442

Job Description

Essential Functions:
Monitoring, 40% of the time
Monitors wastewater facilities and inspects facility on scheduled basis to ensure proper operation of
plant and equipment; reads charts and gauges and maintains log of readings; regulates chemical feeds
according to instructions; starts and stops pumps, motors and other equipment; and conducts process
control tests.
Equipment Operation, 35% of the time
Operates process control equipment; controls transfer of sludge from settling tanks; skims scum and
grease from settling tanks; cleans bar screens; and scrubs floors and cleans buildings.
Maintenance, 10% of the time
Performs preventative and service maintenance of equipment and facility; lubricates motors, blowers,
and other moving parts; and cleans and paints equipment and facility.
Sampling, 10% of the time
Collects samples for laboratory tests; performs routine process control tests, calibrates meters; adjusts
samplers; replaces flow charts; and maintains record of sampling, calibration and monitoring data.
Other Duties as Required, 5% of the time
Performs other duties as required.
Wastewater treatment or related experience is desired, but not required. Candidates must be capable
of working alone and/or with others in assigned duties with minimal supervision. They also must
possess a valid Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license. Applicants must have a high school education
or the equivalent thereof. Wastewater Operators may be assigned to weekend and/or shift work.
Physical Requirements
The Wastewater Operator must have the ability to perform laborious tasks associated with wastewater
and package plant operations. These tasks include: scrubbing, painting, shoveling, raking, heavy
lifting, climbing ladders, working at heights, entering confined spaces, etc.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of basic mechanical and electrical maintenance procedures.
Skill in operation of process equipment; preventative maintenance; working with hand tools.
Ability to carry out detailed but basic written or oral instructions; deal with problems involving few
variables within familiar context; work alone in most tasks; operate/utilize equipment, chemicals and
other materials used in routine laboratory testing procedures; identify existing or potential equipment
malfunctions; utilize hand tools; perform work safely.
Selection Procedure: Resumes and Interviews
Submit Cover Letter
and Resume To:   
Butler County Commissioners Personnel Office
315 High Street, Suite 640
Hamilton, OH 45011
Or by email to:
(please indicate Job Title in subject line)


Pursuant to the Americans with Disability Act of 1993, Butler County will consider all qualified applicants for
employment, including persons with disabilities. The applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of
this job with or without reasonable accommodation. Upon the request of any qualified applicant, this office will
evaluate any reasonable accommodation that may be needed to enable a disabled person to participate in the
application process or perform these essential duties.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Butler County Water & Sewer
315 High Street, Suite 640
Hamilton, OH 45011

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Job Reference Code
$17.00 - $22.18 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5
Workplace Documentation: 5