Wastewater Treatment & Composting Plant Operator I — Springfield

Posted: July 11, 2023

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The Operator performs the routine daily tasks concerning the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant(s), pumping stations, compost facility, and the Pre-Treatment Facility.


  • When assigned, may supervise a small crew or other operators or employees.
  • Actively participates in performing functions such as screening, grit removal, filtration, sedimentation, disinfection, sludge processing, pumping, composting and PTF/wastewater collection.
  • Performs custodial duties, mowing, snow removal, and general work on divisional grounds and buildings.
  • Operates divisional motor vehicle equipment and Vacuum Truck.
  • Collects samples of wastewater for analysis.
  • Performs required testing and form reporting.
  • Constantly monitors all equipment for proper function, repairs, and maintains accordingly.
  • Assists Chief Operator and Assistant Chief Operator in training of new employees.
  • Works with the Highway/Wastewater Collection Foreman.

This is a non-exempt, Union position with an excellent benefits package. Applications and a complete job description can be found at https://springfieldvt.govoffice2.com/jobs. Apply at the Human Resources Office, 96 Main Street, (802) 885-2104 or toshr@vermontel.net. Equal Opportunity Employer.