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WATER PURIFICATION OPERATOR - CLASS I (2762)

at Jefferson Parish Sheriff

Pay: up to $32990/year
$32990 - $
Posted: 8/27/2019
Job Reference #: 1485056
Categories: Customer Service
Keywords: customer

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Purpose of Announcement

EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO ESTABLISH AN EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL  FUTURE EAST AND WEST JEFFERSON VACANCIES IN THE WATER DEPARTMENT AS THEY OCCUR.

Kind of Work

Entry level position involving the operation of Water Purification Plant and minor mechanical/maintenance for various types of equipment and processes used in a major Water purification Plant.  Operator must operate and/or monitor computers, pumps, motors, tanks, chemical feeders, levels, pressures, analyzers, and related equipment to insure the proper operation of the Purification Plant.  Must handle hazardous chemicals used in the Water Treatment process such as chlorine and ammonia.  Operator must be able to handle customer calls and dispatch maintenance crew for repairs.  This class of work requires that all operators work on a rotating shift basis.  This position is also an essential, emergency duty status worker and may not be relieved of duty when the Parish President or his designee recommends a voluntary or mandatory evacuation of Jefferson Parish.  Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.  

Note: Employee will be required to obtain Class IV Water Treatment and Production certification from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital within the 6 years of initial employment.

Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination

Possession of a Class I Water Treatment License issued by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Plus one of the following:
 
1.       Successful completion of high school; OR
2.       Possession of a high school equivalency certificate; OR
3.       Successful completion of Vocational/Trade school (not limited to short specific courses).

PREFERRED: Preference will be given to candidates with college coursework from an accredited college or university and/or experience in working in a Water Treatment Plant based upon the quantity of coursework and the length and quality of the work experience.

Kind of Examination

(ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)

The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof. Acceptable applicants will be notified of the time, date, and place of any assembled testing. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification and the Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.

JOB POSTING NO: 2762-04R
DATE: 01/13/12
AMENDED: 10/10/14
RE-OPENED: 07/22/16