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Water Operator Class C

  • City of Bushnell
  • 04/19/19
  • Bushnell, FL
  • 33513
  • $28298.49 - $46692.51 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Dual Water/Wasetwater Class C Preferred
Technical work in the operation and maintenance of a municipal potable water and wastewater treatment plant. Work is performed under the direction of the Utilities Supervisor.
1. Performs assigned work activities associated with the water plant and distribution system.
2. Ensures safe, legal efficient day-to-day operations of plant facilities.
3. Conducts daily inspections of plant to detect malfunctions and takes corrective actions.
4. Prepares accurate and complete records of plant operation and laboratory data analysis.
5. Performs routine samples in yard laboratory tests in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act.
6. Ensures safe use of all chemicals and mechanical treatment related supplies.
7. Reads and records daily plant parameters and equipment readings. Makes adjustments to the equipment based on guidelines set by Supervisor.
8. Performs interior and exterior building maintenance, housekeeping chores and grounds maintenance tasks.
9. Performs preventative, corrective and emergency maintenance on all electrical and mechanical plant systems.
10. Serves as backup for wastewater department as needed.
11. Reads meters for water, wastewater and electric as needed.
12. Provides estimates and installation for new water service accounts.
13. Assists the wastewater and electric departments as needed.
14. Performs other duties as may be delegated by supervision.

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)


Knowledge of water and wastewater plant operations, procedures, and methods. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures. Knowledge of math and chemistry. Ability to work rotating shifts. Ability to complete records and reports. Good mechanical skills. Ability to maintain good working relationship with supervisor, co-workers and citizens.


High School graduate or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and vocational/technical training in water/wastewater treatment plant operations. One (1) year previous experience and/or training involving water and wastewater treatment plant operations.

(A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)


Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class C Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida drivers license and obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License within 6 months of hire.


Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).
Acceptable hearing (with or without correction).
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Moderate (15 to 50 pounds) lifting and carrying.
Climbing, walking, smelling.
Depth perception, distinguish colors.


Work inside.
Work outside in various weather conditions with: noise, chemicals, electrical energy or radiant energy, odors.
Slippery surfaces and uneven surfaces.

(Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADAAA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)

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