Sanitary Engineer’s Office

Wastewater Operator (Full-Time)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Operates wastewater treatment plants consisting of bar screens, lift stations, primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment processes, filters, activated sludge, chlorination, sludge digestion, adjusts flow patterns, cleans screening devices, transfers sludges, backwashes filters, adds chemicals, changes chlorinator tanks. Makes necessary adjustments on equipment and processes 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 & plant effluent quality.

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

Performs any other tasks as assigned related to the treatment plant operation.

Bargaining Unit Position.

Rate: Start $21.21  / One Year $21.53 / Two Years $22.49

Additional hourly rate:  $0.60/hr for Second Shift, $0.70/hr for Third Shift, and $1.50/hr for Weekend Shifts

Shifts: multiple

Minimum Class Requirements:

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

Benefits: Paid sick time, 12 paid holidays, vacation accrual, insurance (medical, dental, vision, disability, life), OPERS pension.

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

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