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The New River Regional Water Authority is accepting applications for a full-time Water Operator or Operator Trainee.

Successful candidates will be able to exert 10 lbs. of force frequently and 50 lbs. of force occasionally, operate a skid-steer loader, possess good communication skills, knowledgeable with computers, general knowledge of hand tools and chemical feed pumps, and follow written and oral instructions.  This position requires candidates to be able to work shift-work, weekends and holidays. 

Candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED, Virginia driver’s license issued by the DMV and good driving record. 

Candidate must be able to obtain a class 4 Water Works license issued by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation within 12 months.  Preference will be given to candidates who already possess a class 4 or higher Virginia water works license.  Salary is based on experience and what classification of license is held. 

Duties include but are not limited to:  Sample collecting, performing routine water testing, adjusting chemical feed rates, using SCADA to evaluate/control plant conditions and tank levels in the distribution system, prepare and maintain daily logs, read and interpret test results, read flow meters and pressure gauges, use skid-steer to clean drying beds and perform general plant maintenance and cleaning.

Applications may be obtained from the Wythe County Administration Office, County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 or at the link above.  Please submit application to the attention of Martha Collins, County Administration Office, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Applications accepted until position filled. 

Last Updated on Friday, 19 October 2018 11:19
 
 
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