Water/WasteWater Plant Operator I

City of Kingsport   Kingsport, TN   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on January 7, 2022
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The City of Kingsport is currently taking applications for the following positions:

Water/WasteWater Plant Operator

(Non-Certified & Certified)

Performs a variety of tasks to maintain/operate plant equipment and treatment processes to meet state and federal regulations.

Education and Experience (Non-Certified):

High school graduate or high school equivalent; plus, must obtain a Class III Water or Wastewater Plant Operator Certificate from the State of Tennessee within 36 months of employment.

Education and Experience (Certified –Operator II):

High school diploma or high school equivalent; Associates or Bachelors degree in Environmental Health or related field a plus; Grade III Water or Wastewater Operator Certificate is required. Must obtain a Class IV Water or Wastewater Plant Operator Certificate from the State of Tennessee within 36 months of obtaining Grade III Certification.

Education and Experience (Certified –Operator III):

High school diploma or high school equivalent; five year’s experience as certified operator; or four year degree in Environmental Health or related field a plus one year experience. Certification as a Grade IV Water or Wastewater Operator required.

Please visit our website to apply online at www.kingsporttn.gov, under Job Openings.

 

*Deadline for applications is January 23, 2022.  

 

Hourly rate for Non-Certified - $15.77

 

Hourly rate for Certified Operators – Starting pay $16.16 to $19.11 depending on certification and experience.      EOE  


City of Kingsport

Kingsport , TN