Opening Date: Friday, June 15, 2018; Open to both Internal and External Applicants.
Closing Date: Open until filled; Priority consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, June 29, 2018; Application packets must be received by 4:30 pm.
Work Hours: Hours and shifts vary.
Beginning Salary: Plant Operator I: $15.8566 per hour; when annualized equates to $32,981.73
Plant Operator Trainee: $14.9426 per hour; when annualized equates to $31,080.61.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Plant Operator Trainee – Wastewater Treatment is responsible for assistance with maintenance and repair work and plant operations under the oversight and guidance of certified operations personnel at wastewater treatment plants and sewer lift stations. The Plant Operator I – Wastewater Treatment position is responsible for performing operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater treatment plants and related components; effectively performs the activities of a skilled plant operator which necessitates a general knowledge of different specialized skills. Duties include performing tasks and operations at wastewater treatment facilities, and as assigned sewer lift stations, as instructed by supervision and lead operator positions. These positions work under the supervision of a Division Supervisor or Division Manager.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduate or GED equivalent. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must possess a high degree of integrity, strong work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to pass required physical capability examinations for the position. Must properly follow all provisions of the City of Branson and the Utilities Department policies and procedures. National Career Readiness Certificate preferred. Additional licenses or certifications may be required for either position. Please read the job descriptions posted on the City of Branson Website for a complete list of minimum qualifications for each position, Plant Operator I and Plant Operator Trainee.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Follows the directives and guidelines of the Division Supervisor or Division Manager, or Lead Operators as assigned, to ensure all required and necessary work, meets service level expectations in the operation and maintenance of the infrastructure used for the City of Branson’s wastewater treatment and lift station pumping systems. Such service levels must be in line with standards established for the City of Branson by the Department of Natural Resources, the Environmental Protection Agency, and other regulatory agencies. Please read the job descriptions posted on the City of Branson Website for a complete list of responsibilities for each position, Plant Operator I and Plant Operator Trainee.
HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, a completed City Application, Supplemental Questionnaire, and Equal Employment Opportunity Self Identification Form must be submitted to the City of Branson Human Resources Department, 110 W. Maddux St., Ste. 315, Branson, MO 65616. For a copy of the full job description, or to obtain all necessary application materials, please visit www.bransonmo.gov or the Human Resources Department. Please note that a new application packet is required for each job posting.
EEO: The City of Branson provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, the City of Branson complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The City of Branson will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. All individuals hired will be required to provide documentation to establish identity and employment authorization as a condition of employment. The City of Branson is a tobacco free workplace.