Collier County Plant Operator Trainee - Water in Naples, Florida

Purpose of Classification

The purpose of this classification is to perform entry-level work involving operation and maintenance of plant systems and related equipment. This classification works under the close supervision of licensed operators and is intended to serve as a training position.

Essential Functions:

Controls plant operations of water treatment plant systems in accordance with all established regulations, standards, and procedures; operates and monitors plant/systems via computer; conducts visual plant inspections and monitors plant operations/processes to ensure proper operations and to detect equipment failures, potential leaks, or other problem situations; makes adjustments in equipment operations as appropriate; performs preventive maintenance checks and procedures on plant equipment; reports faulty equipment or problem situations to appropriate personnel.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by 2 months previous experience and/or training involving water treatment plant operations, wastewater treatment plant operations, industrial cooling system operations, and/or equipment maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. MUST obtain a Department of Environmental Protection Class "C" Water Treatment Certificate within 2 years of appointment. May require possession and maintenance of a valid Florida driver's license with any applicable endorsements and maintain eligibility requirements and endorsement(s) to drive a County vehicle as provided in CMA 5805. Fingerprinting required.

Job Title: Plant Operator Trainee - Water

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 08/17/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $14.57 Hourly $1,165.60 Biweekly $30,305.60 Annually

Job Type: Full Time, Regular

Location: 8005 Vanderbilt Beach Road Ext. (Water Plant), Naples, Florida