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Assistant Sewage Plant Operator Position Offered; Apply by Dec. 10, 2021, 5 pm

Assistant Sewage Plant Operator Position

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Assistant Sewage Plant Operator – title code 05523

Posting Date: Tuesday, 11/17/21 to Friday, 12/10/21

This position will be working a non-traditional work schedule.  To view and/or print the announcement, please visit the following link:  Assistant Sewage Plant Operator Position

FULL TIME IN PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT – DIVISION OF SEWER: This position will be working a non-traditional work schedule; 40 hours per week; Under the direction of an experienced operator, receives on-the-job-training in the operation of a sewage plant; performs duties designed to acquaint and increase the knowledge of the employee with the various procedures involved in controlling the flow and processing of sewage.  Examples of work may include the following:  performs routine tasks such as recording readings of relevant gauges, opens and closes appropriate valves; maintain liquid levels; keeps records and files; cleans and maintains plant equipment and property.  Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used at the sewer plant.

REQUIREMENTS:  Must have current NJ Driver’s License and must have/or obtain CDL license within 12 months of appointment; must complete basic Water/Wastewater credited course and obtain an S-1 license within 36-months of start date, contingent upon state schedule for classes and tests.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of the procedures used in recording readings of relevant gauges, reading and checking of meters and regulating gas cocks.  Ability to determine whether equipment is working properly after a period of training.  Ability to keep required records.  Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written directions. Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. ********** 

Open to the public. Preference to City of Burlington residents.  All employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under the law.  If you need reasonable accommodations to apply due to disability please call 609-386-0200, ext. 133.  The City of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a non-competitive position.  For a copy of the complete NJ Civil Service Commission job specification please go to

Year 2021 base salary: $41,059.00. Interested persons should complete an application by 5:00 PM on Friday 12/10/2021 to: City of Burlington Administrator, 525 High Street, Burlington, NJ  08016.   Equal Opportunity Employer.