Utility Plant Operator I or Treatment Plant Trainee - #2640594
City of Wyoming
Department: Public Works/Utilities: Clean Water Plant
Department Head: Myron Erickson, Director of Public Works
Date Posted: 06/20/2022
Date Closing: 07/31/2022
Wage: Dependent on Qualifications
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Wyoming seeks interested, qualified candidates for the Utility Plant Operator I position at the Clean Water Plant (wastewater treatment plant). To be considered for this position, candidates should possess an associate degree in water technology or related field, a State of Michigan D Operator license, and a knowledge of modern wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance practices. Candidates with lesser qualifications and experience are strongly encouraged to apply and may be hired into the Treatment Plant Trainee until able to obtain the appropriate licensure.
Utility Plant Operator I: Performs responsible tasks involved in the operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and machinery in the City of Wyoming Clean Water Plant on an assigned shift; does related work as required. Within its prescribed limits, the operation, testing and laboratory work is performed with considerable independence and without close supervision. This person may be responsible for acting as a lead person and trainer in the Operations unit. Requires a State of Michigan D Operator license and will be required to obtain a State of Michigan C Operator license within 4 years of hire.
Treatment Plant Trainee: This is a manual, semi-skilled position involved in the performance of duties in the operations area of the City of Wyoming Clean Water Plant. The employee will work in a training program within the Operations work group and will be expected to obtain a State of Michigan D Operator license within 2 years.
This position includes a generous benefit package including an employer-paid defined contribution plan (8%) and post-employment health plan (4%), a comprehensive health insurance plan, dental and vision insurance plans, life insurance, paid vacation and sick time and paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, longevity pay, and free access to an employee assistance program.
Wyoming is a vibrant, diverse community covering 25 square miles on the southwest side of Grand Rapids. The region boasts award-winning cultural and family activities such as a presidential museum, art and children's museums, symphony, ballet, and theater, the John Ball Zoo, an AHL hockey team and High-A baseball team, farmers markets, breweries, restaurants, shopping, parks, hiking and biking trails, beaches, and camping. Only a short drive to the shores of Lake Michigan, outdoor recreational opportunities abound.
Consider joining the hard working, fun, and supportive environment at the City of Wyoming! We're looking for you!
Should an applicant need any disability related accommodations or other consideration in the application process, please notify our human resources department upon submittal of application by email at [email protected]
This position will remain open until filled.
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