OPERATOR (Utility Service Worker)

  • Buckeye Lake, Ohio
  • Jul 14, 2024
Full Time Public Works Utilities
  • Salary: USD 21.67 per hour USD
  • Salary Top: 21 USD

Job Description

Position Description:
  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
  • Promotes and maintains positive and effective working relationships and promotes good public relationships as a representative of Licking County Government.
  • Monitors water and/or wastewater treatment equipment in order to ensure proper operation; checks chemical supply levels and replenishes as necessary.
  • Assists Maintenance Operator with repairs on treatment equipment (changes oil, greases motors, pumps, chains, etc.).
  • Operates and maintains water distribution and wastewater systems (pumps, compressors, electrical controls, lines, valves etc.).
  • Receives and responds to emergency situations related to treatment, collection, or distribution operations. Receives and responds to telephone inquiries or service calls.
  • Inspects and logs consumer meter readings for billings and water consumption information.
  • Performs preventative and service maintenance and repair on departmental vehicles.
  • Collects water and/or wastewater samples for purpose of analysis.
  • Completes general housekeeping tasks in order to maintain facilities (cleans, paints, maintains grounds, etc.).
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to the essential functions of the position and all agency safety procedures
  • Remains informed of current developments and procedures pertinent to duties; may be required to attend seminars/training
Brief Description:
Performs necessary functions of the daily operations and maintenance of water distribution systems, sewer collection systems and water and wastewater treatment plants.
Job Prerequisites:
Minimum Qualifications:

One year certificate from college or technical school; and one (1) to two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Class B Commercial Driver’s License with tanker and air brakes.* Physical mobility, lifting, and exposure to hazardous conditions.

*May be acquired after hire and obtained prior to the end of the probationary period.

Additional Qualifications (Agency/Dept. Qualifications):

Ohio EPA Class I Water and Class I Wastewater Certificates are preferred but not required. Knowledge of basic Water & Wastewater testing is also recommended but not required. Candidates must be able to relate to the public in a professional manner. Candidate should have general knowledge of plumbing, electrical and septic tank operation. Candidate should be a fast learner and be able to adapt to changing work demands.
Salary: $21.67
About UFA:
Licking County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled

Base Pay


Job Address

Buckeye Lake, Ohio United States View Map