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Town of Riverhead

Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator IB
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Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator IB - Town of Riverhead is seeking a Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator IB. Excellent benefit package. Salary $55,102.57 per annum.   Must possess a Grade 1B Water Treatment Operator’s certificate issued by the New York State Department of Health.


Qualifications:    Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and equipment used in the operation and maintenance of a Type IB water treatment plant with facilities for the application of chemicals to the water; good knowledge of physics, chemistry, bacteriology and Long Island hydrology as they relate to water purification; skill in the operation and repair of pumps, valves, motors and related machinery and equipment; ability to read, understand and accurately record data from meters, gauges and scales; ability to supervise in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with contractors, plant operators and other personnel and consumers; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.


Typical Duties: Oversees the technical operation of the Type IB municipal water treatment facility; Supervises all technical and maintenance personnel in the facility;   Supervises and/or participates in the extension or repair of service lines which requires the use of hand tools or mechanized equipment; Supervises and/or participates in the installation of mains, hydrants, meters and back-flow prevention equipment;  Supervises and/or conducts sampling programs in accordance with requirements of New York State Sanitary Codes and local Health Department standards;  May assist an administrative supervisor in planning for extension, maintenance and repair of existing treatment and distribution facilities;  Responds to consumer inquiries regarding quality of water supply.


Permanent employment is contingent upon a successful grade on the county exam for this job title in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Suffolk County Department of Civil Service.


Apply to:

Town of Riverhead-Personnel Department

200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901 

(631)727-3200, ext. 603

FAX (631) 727-6152

Town of Riverhead Long Island
200 Howell Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
Phone: 631-727-3200

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