Water Treatment Operator II

The City of Portland Published: 14/3/2019
Portland, United States
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The City of Portland Water Bureau is seeking a qualified Water Treatment Operator II to join their team. The Water Treatment Operator II position is in the Operations Group of the Portland Water Bureau and is primarily responsible for operating and maintaining the City's potable water treatment, disinfection and corrosion control facilities, and systems associated with the Bull Run Supply. Position responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with federal, state and local requirements. In addition, the Water Treatment Operator II position is responsible for operating and maintaining the infrastructure that enables raw water to be diverted as part of meeting obligations under the Bull Run Water Supply Habitat Conservation Plan. Water Treatment Operator ll's perform a combination of technical and mechanical duties in the ongoing operation and maintenance of the water treatment system. These duties include collecting water samples and analyzing these samples for appropriate physical and chemical properties, calculating chemical dosages and feed rates and adjusting water treatment system components accordingly, monitoring and controlling the water treatment system through electronic and computerized systems, adjusting water flow rates and corresponding chemical adjustments, and operating treatment process facilities on assigned shifts. Water Treatment Operator

Why join the City of Portland? The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance and employee assistance program coverage are available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family.  The City of Portland also participates in PERS, the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System.

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