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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Duties and Responsibilities:

Operates sewage treatment plants consisting of communitors, bar screens, lift stations, primary, secondary tertiary settings, filters, activated sludge, chlorination, recirculation filters, sludge digestion, high service plumbing, storage & distribution, adjusts flow patterns, cleans screening devices, transfers sludges, backwashes filters, adds chemicals, changes chlorinator tanks. Makes necessary adjustments on equipment to meet OEPA requirements.

Maintains equipment (e.g. lubricates all moving parts, adjusts & changes packing, removes & replaces worn parts), repairs chemical feed equipment and other plant equipment, performs general groundskeeping & housekeeping, advises & assists in operation & repair of other department equipment. Performs daily chemical tests (e.g. settleable solids, pH, chlorine, suspended solids, ammonia, turbidity), performs routine laboratory & biological tests on treatment plant flows to determine levels of treatment & water quality.

Maintains treatment plant records & prepares daily & monthly reports on test results & plant inspections; answers routine telephone requests & refers other inquiries to appropriate personnel; studies treatment plant operation.

Performs any other tasks related to the treatment operation/process.

Bargaining Unit Position.

Rate: $19.41-$21.72 an hour

Available Shifts:
2nd Shift – 4 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
3rd Shift – 12:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Minimum Class Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or GE.
  • Must obtain Ohio EPA Class I Wastewater License within two (2) years of employment.
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License, clean driving record, and proof of adequate vehicle insurance

Apply to: Medina County Sanitary Engineer
Attn: Danita Srodek
791 W. Smith Road
Medina, Ohio 44256


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