Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Operator

Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission   Grand Rapids, MN   Full-time     Management
Posted on September 5, 2020

Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Operator
Public Utilities Commission
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

The Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission (GRPUC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Operator to perform technical, skilled and administrative functions under general supervision in order to maintain the safe, reliable, and efficient operation and maintenance of GRPUC's wastewater treatment systems.

Qualified applicants must have:

  • An AAS Degree in Water Resources Management or Pollution Control Technology, or a BS Degree in Biology, Environmental Studies, or closely related field. Applicants may also provide documentation of an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job, and
  • A valid Minnesota Commercial Class B driver's license, with air brake and tanker endorsements, or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment, and
  • The ability to work toward and obtain a MN Type III Solid Waste Facility Operator Certification within one year of the date of employment and ability to work toward and obtain a MN Class C Wastewater Operator Certification within three years of the date of employment.

The starting wage is $28.266 per hour and GRPUC provides excellent health insurance and benefits package. The schedule is a rotating shift, including days, nights, weekends and holidays.

The full position description and application are available at www.grpuc.org or by contacting Grand Rapids Public Utilities at 218-326-7189.

Applications will be accepted through 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020.

GRPUC is an equal employment opportunity employer.