Water Plant Operator I
City of Ottawa
The City of Ottawa, Kansas is recruiting for a Water Plant Operator I. Under the supervision of the Water Plant Superintendent, the Water Plant Operator I performs skilled and semi-skilled work in connection with water pumping and filtration in order to provide the City of Ottawa with safe potable water. The employee in this position is responsible for operating water treatment equipment on an assigned shift, collecting and testing water samples, recording data, adjusting chemical feed equipment for proper operation, and performing general maintenance of the Water Plant to meet all requirements of the Kansas Departments of Health and Environment. Kansas Department of Health and Environment Certification is required.
Hours: Noon to midnight shift
Range: Grade 09 - $17.43 to $24.41
Operations Technician I
WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 425,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on. Our passion is water because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.
The purpose of this position is for the operation of a highly technical water treatment and distribution process. The Operations Technician I shall endeavor to meet or exceed all state and federal water quality standards and regulations; meet or exceed Board policies, goals and expectations; promote security of WaterOne's water systems; make routine decisions concerning process chemistry, chemical dosage, mechanical equipment operations and distribution system operations; balance flows to basins and reservoirs and maintain system water storage requirements. This position is also responsible for promoting safety, environmental stewardship and cost efficiency.