Nelsonville, Ohio Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator Job Opening, Apps/resume to,

Job Posting, City of Nelsonville

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator


Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plant. Monitors pumping station and inspects facility on a scheduled basis to ensure proper operation of plant and equipment. Duties also include  collection and analysis of samples, taking daily measurements for process control, maintenance of pumps and equipment, operation and maintenance of lift stations, regulates chemical feeds according to instructions, starts and stops pumps , motors and other equipment, replaces chlorine and de-chlorination chemicals and regulates flow of each, operates motorized equipment as necessary, cutting grass, snow removal, record keeping for process control measurements, chemical feeds and daily log, cleaning, inspection and maintenance of plant and other related duties as may apply.


Valid driver’s license with ability to obtain class B CDL within 6 months.  Ability to obtain a class I Wastewater Treatment license within 18 months of employment.

Ideal candidate would have the ability to obtain a class II wastewater treatment license within 3.5 years and a class III wastewater license after obtaining 5 years’ experience in order to be qualified to assume position of operator of record when current supervisor retires.


Operator will work 8 consecutives 10-hour workdays starting at 6am every Wednesday and ending at 4 pm the next Wednesday. Shift includes weekend work and public holidays. Work can also include call outs for emergency response or other plant related needs.

Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

Ability to climb ladders, traverse several flights of stairs, lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds, remove and replace heavy equipment, work with hand and power tools.

Applications/resume need to be turned into City Manager Scott Frank 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764 by COB August 13, 2020.