PLANT(S) OPERATOR

Job position / title
PLANT(S) OPERATOR

Name of business / employer
City of Lynden

Job description / duties
JOB SUMMARY
Plant(s) Operators perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of the City’s water, wastewater and compost facilities.

Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience
• Minimum graduation from high school or GED plus two (2) years post-secondary college or technical training in water/wastewater technology, biology, environmental science, chemistry, or closely related field; AND
• Minimum two (2) years of experience in water/wastewater treatment plants, preferably with municipal systems; OR
• Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the incumbent with the necessary qualifications may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Water and wastewater operation processes and procedures, including collection, treatment, and maintenance of equipment, facilities, and materials.
• Chemical/physical and biological process used in water and wastewater treatment processes, e.g., coagulation, flocculation, settling, filtration, disinfection, and activated sludge.
• Laboratory procedures and practices for BOD,DO, pH, jar test, TSS, and fecal coliforms.
• Compost facility operations, including collection and handling.
• Applicable safety regulations and policies.

Skills & Ability to:
• Support and promote the City’s mission, vision, and core values in all aspects of job performance.
• Basic computer software and use: word processing, e-mail, data entry.
• Use of standard sampling techniques and laboratory analysis.
• Communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, other departments and the public.
• Understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
• Read, research, and follow technical manuals, blueprints, drawings, and standard operations procedures (SOPs).
• Work collaboratively in a team environment.
• Work independently in trouble-shooting and correcting problems.
• Prioritize work and adjust to changing conditions as needed.
• Remain calm and follow established SOPs during emergency situations.
• Represent the City in a positive and professional manner.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
• Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license and appropriate insurance at the time of hire for work-related travel.
• Must pass appropriate background checks.
• Possess at initial hire or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire date, a Washington State Class I Certification as a Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
• Must obtain certification as a Class 3 Water Treatment Plant Operator and a Class 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator within three years of hire date (all certifications must be kept current and active throughout tenure.)

Application deadline / closing date
08/17/2018

Salary / rate of pay
$25.21 – $30.64 per hour

Days and hours of employment
M-F 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, plus some evening, weekend, on-call shifts

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment
Permanent

Person or department to contact
Vanessa Bronsema

Business address
300 4th Street

Work location
Lynden

Email
bronsemav@lyndenwa.org

Phone
360.354.1170 ext. 102

How to apply
APPLICATION & REVIEW PROCESS
Application materials may be obtained from Lynden City Human Resources Office or online at http://www.lyndenwa.org/employment/.

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter

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Samish Bay Shellfish Farm Labor: Penn Cove Shellfish, LLC — Application closing 10/31/18

Job position / title: Samish Bay Shellfish Farm Labor

Name of business / employer: Penn Cove Shellfish, LLC

Type: Full-time and Seasonal — Agriculture FSLA designation

Job Description:

  • Full Time Shellfish Farm Labor positions open now for our Oyster and Clam Farm crew working on Samish Bay.
  • We are seeking Smart, Self-Motivated, Hardworking individuals who work well outdoors in a team environment.
  • Pay starts at $15.00/Hr. or higher DOE. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation and Profit-Sharing.
  • Full Time – 5-6 days per week – Year-Round or Seasonal Employment Available.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation and must be able to safely lift 50 to 70 pounds.
  • Work Schedule is based on low tides which are in the daytime hours during summers and at night during the fall and winter.
  • Boat handling or equipment operating experience not necessary but helpful.
  • Please reply with your Resume or provide your current Contact Information if interested.
  • Job Applications available online at http://www.penncoveshellfish.com/careers/
  • Contact: daryl@penncoveshellfish.com Call: 360-632-0101 for more information.

Qualifications

1.) a good attitude and work ethic

2.) ability to safely lift 50 pounds

3.) valid driver’s license

4.) reliable transportation to work

Person or department to contact: Daryl Beerbower

Business address

P.O. Box 148, 106 N. Sherman Road

Samish Island, WA

Email: daryl@penncoveshellfish.com

Phone: (360) 678-4803

Fax: 360.678.0266

How to apply

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] References