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Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade III

Detailed Job Description:

Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators manage a system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.



Water and wastewater treatment plant and system operators typically do the following:


  • Add chemicals, such as ammonia or chlorine, to disinfect water or other liquids
  • Inspect equipment on a regular basis
  • Monitor operating conditions, meters and gauges
  • Collect and test water and sewage samples
  • Record meter and gauge reading and operational data
  • Operate equipment to purify and clarify water or to processor dispose of sewage
  • Clean and maintain equipment, tanks, filter beds and other work areas
  • Follow U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regulations
  • Ensure safety standards are met


This position offers an excellent benefit package and salary range based on qualifications.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants must be able to pass a physical, drug/alcohol test and background check.  This position requires rotating shifts, including weekends and weekdays. A Tennessee Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade III license is preferred but not required.


Applications are available at Kingston City Hall, 900 Waterford Place, Kingston, TN 37763 or on our website www.kingstontn.gov. Please submit applications and resumes at Kingston City Hall or email to humanresources@kingstontn.gov


The City of Kingston is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Unemployment Rate

Month/Year Kingston, TN% Tennessee% National %
1 / 2017 7.0% 5.7% 4.8%
2 / 2017 6.0% 4.9% 4.7%
3 / 2017 5.5% 4.6% 4.5%
4 / 2017 4.3% 3.7% 4.4%
5 / 2017 3.4% 2.9% 4.3%

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