Details for Vacancy Announcement

Vacancy Announcement
Assistant Plant Operator
Coles Point Wastewater Treatment Plant
Salary Range: Grade 13
Minimum - $29,956-Midpoint-$38,961 Maximum-$49,367
Westmoreland County is seeking an individual to
perform responsible skilled work operating a wastewater treatment plant. Work is performed under regular supervision. Making regular inspection of the plant
and equipment to ascertain proper operation of facility,
collecting samples for testing, performing related tests
and preparing samples for outside laboratory testing
are some examples of the duties for this position. A full
job description can be found at
Some knowledge of wastewater treatment plant principals and operating practices, maintenance requirements
of a wastewater plant, ability to detect flaws in the operation of equipment, determine proper remedial action and
the ability to maintain effective working relationships are
critical to the position.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school is the minimum requirement for this position. The physical requirements
can be found in the job description.
Special requirements for this position include the ability to obtain a Class IV wastewater certificate issued by
the Commonwealth of Virginia within one (1) year of
employment. The Assistant Plant Operator then must
progress in obtaining a Class III Operator’s License from
the Commonwealth of Virginia within 24 months from
issuance of the employee’s Class IV license. The position will require the employee to obtain a Class II Operator’s License no later than 5 years from the date of initial
Applications can be obtained by calling 804493-0130 or at our online web address as noted
above. Position will remain open until filled.
Applications can be mailed to: Westmoreland
County, ATTN: Assistant Plant Operator Vacancy, P.O. Box 1000, Montross, VA 22520 or
emailed to:
Norm Risavi, County Administrator