WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR IN TRAINING (OIT)

Carpinteria Sanitary District Application

Starting Annual Salary:  $49,272

The Carpinteria Sanitary District is seeking candidates to apply for an entry level Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in Training (OIT) position.

We are seeking a motivated, resourceful individual who is eager to learn the job duties of the OIT position.  These include monitoring wastewater treatment plant processes, performing routine laboratory tests, and other key tasks necessary to maintain and operate a state of the art wastewater treatment facility.  The selected candidate will participate in a comprehensive training program and will be required to obtain an Operator in Training Certificate from the State Water Resources Control Board.  Obtaining a Grade 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification within 36 months from date of hire is a requirement of the position.

Regular working hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with ability to work weekends, nights and holidays as needed.  Possession of a valid California driver’s license and a high school diploma or GED is required.

The District offers a competitive compensation package that includes a CalPERS retirement program, medical, dental and vision insurance for employee and dependents, life insurance, sick/vacation leave, and paid holidays.

Qualified candidates should complete a District application and forward it to: Carpinteria Sanitary District, Attn: Office Manager, 5300 Sixth St., Carpinteria, CA 93013 or by fax 805-684-7213 by 5:00 p.m. Monday, August 14, 2017. Applications are available at the District office or by clicking here. Resumes in lieu will not be considered.  All application materials will be evaluated and the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process.

Workshop:  September Workshop

When: Thursday, September 7, 2017

Where:  City of San Luis Obispo Corporation Yard – WWTP

Our Tri-Counties Section (TCS) September Workshop and Training Seminar will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the City of San Luis Obispo’s Corporation Yard. Choose from 7 different wastewater training sessions and earn up to 4 contact hours valid for CWEA TCP certificate renewal.  And with this last workshop of 2017, we’re helping even more with many excellent class presentations and topic discussions.

A tour of SLO’s WWTP will be offered and the TCS, with generous vendor support, continues to add to this workshop its 8th Annual Vendor Walk Grand Prize Drawing.  To qualify, workshop attendees will visit the participating vendors’ booths, learn what products they offer, have the exhibitor initial your signature form, then place the completed form into the designated box. The drawing will start on site at 2:10 p.m.

Thank you for your continued support of our local CWEA Tri-Counties Section.

Registration Form 2017 cweaTCSSWKS -SLO-Fillable 828

Vendor Registration 2017 cweaTCSSWKS -SLO- Fillable 828

Class Program CWEATCS SW2017-final 1.2 (Updated Aug. 31, 2017)

City of Camarillo
Employment Opportunity
WATER RECLAMATION PLANT OPERATOR III
Salary: $30.40 – $41.01/ hr
Application deadline: July 21, 2017

Performs a variety of water reclamation plant operations activities; monitors the operation of the nitrification/denitrification wastewater treatment plant pumps, motors, filters, and other equipment; makes adjustments to treatment process as necessary. Compiles and calculates data from gauges, dials, hour meters, and other instrumentation indicators; records data and enters into computer database. Maintains and calibrates electronic equipment including probes, analyzers, and sampler units. Maintains and repairs pumps, valves, motors, injectors, vacuum regulators, sample compositors, and other equipment. Maintains and cleans sludge drying beds. Inspects water reclamation plant equipment, grounds, and facilities to locate needed repairs and maintenance requirements; makes repairs to plant equipment and performs general plant maintenance work. Collects various water and sewage samples for laboratory tests; conducts a variety of basic chemical, biochemical, and bacteriological tests on plant influent, effluent, and related bodies of water; interprets results and makes necessary adjustments to plant operations; maintains records and prepares required reports. Responds to citizen inquiries and complaints and determines appropriate corrective action; coordinates activities with other City staff in resolving complaints. Assists in the training of less experienced staff; assists water reclamation system and plant mechanics in activities related to water reclamation system preventive and emergency maintenance. Responds to emergency conditions at the plant, pump stations, and public streets during weekend duty or when on night duty.

FLIER Water Recl OP III

UPDATED: MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017, 4:00 PM.

DUE TO CURRENT WHITTIER FIRE CONDITIONS, THE PAST PRESIDENT PICNIC AND CAMP OUT WILL NOT BE HELD AT THE CACHUMA LAKE DURING THIS PERIOD.  THE COMMITTEE WILL MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT  LATER FOR THIS EVENT.  THE GOLF TOURNAMENT WILL STILL BE TAKING PLACE AT THE GLEN ANNIE GOLF COURSE ON FRIDAY, JULY 14.

Camp out starts FRIDAY at 2:00 PM Come early! First 30 cars to register park free! $10.00 per day after the first 30 cars. For Saturday’s Picnic, please bring something to share!  See flyer for details or contact Johnny Taver at 805.453.4401.

Picnic Flyer TCS2017

Our last year golf tournaments was a blast!!!  Thank you to all of our sponsors and to those who have contributed for your support.

Let’s make this year even better!!  GLEN ANNIE GOLF CLUB in Goleta will host our tournament.  Come join us for what is sure to be a  fantastic event!

For more information, contact Louis Chiourn at 805.883.8360 [email protected]; or John Pujol at 310.534.4000, [email protected]

Golf Tournament Flyer TCS 2017

Entry Form GT TCS 2017

Golf Tournament Sponsorship Form TCS 2017

UPDATED: MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017, 4:00 PM.

DUE TO CURRENT WHITTIER FIRE CONDITIONS, THE PAST PRESIDENT PICNIC AND CAMP OUT WILL NOT BE HELD AT THE CACHUMA LAKE DURING THIS PERIOD.  THE COMMITTEE WILL MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT  LATER FOR THIS EVENT.  THE GOLF TOURNAMENT WILL STILL BE TAKING PLACE AT THE GLEN ANNIE GOLF COURSE ON FRIDAY, JULY 14.


Esri Water/Wastewater Spring User Group Meeting in Camarillo, CA.

When:   Wednesday, May 17, 2017

10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Where:  Camrosa Water District

7385 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, CA (map)

It’s a free event.

Come so that you can

  • Learn from Camrosa Water District how they are leveraging GIS
  • Discover how to get started with the latest apps
  • Expand your GIS knowledge and get updated on the release of ArcGIS 10.5

Space is limited for this half-day meeting. Click on the link below to sign up.

https://www.meetup.com/Esri-Water-Meetup/events/239023622/

Dear Members and Volunteers,

Our Tri-Counties Section (TCS) Plant of the Year – June Workshop and Training Seminar will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Carpinteria Sanitary District. Choose from 7 different wastewater discipline sessions and earn up to 4 contact hours valid for CWEA TCP certificate renewal.  We are always here to help grow your career.  And with this year’s workshop, we’re continuing to help you again with many excellent class presentations and topic discussions.

Two plant tours will be offered and exciting Vendor Exhibits and door prize drawings will start from 11:00 a.m. to 1:20 pm.  Check the training class program and take full advantage of this one-day workshop.  Register now or visit our CWEA TCS website for an update of this upcoming workshop and future events.

Class Registration Form JWKS17

Vendor Registration Form JWKS17

Final Class Program CWEA TCS CSD -Jun 2017

CSD Parking

Our Tri-Counties Section (TCS) First Workshop and Training Seminar of 2017 will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the City of Oxnard WWTP.

Choose from 8 different water/wastewater discipline sessions and earn up to 4 contact hours valid for CWEA TCP certificate renewal.  We are always here to help grow your career.  And with this year’s first workshop, we’re continuing to help and offer you with many excellent class presentations.  A plant tour, Vendor Exhibits and door prize drawings are also part of this training event.  Please check the training class program and take full advantage of this one-day workshop.  Register now!!!

Registration Form MWS2017

Vendor-Exhibitor Registration Form MWS17

Site Map – City of Oxnard WWTP – CWEATCS MW2017

Final Class Program – MWS2017

CWEA Tri-Counties Section presents Annual Awards Banquet  -  Commemorate Excellence – Nominate a Winner!

Nomination Deadline is November 30, 2016

It’s time to honor the success of a utility, facility, project, program and/or person in the water environment field.  Nominate electronically at: www.CWEA.org Click on “Awards” and support those who have done an outstanding job or have performed in an exemplary way.

Consider the three local Tri-Counties Award Categories to recognize 1) General Managers/Public Works Directors, 2) Administrative Staff, and 3) General Maintenance Workers/Laborers & Don’t forget Gimmicks & Gadgets $$$ Award!

The Awards Presentation and Banquet will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017

Glen Annie Golf Club – Frog Bar & Grill  - 405 Glen Annie Road, Goleta, CA 93117, (805) 968-6400

Contact Teresa Kistner at (805) 967-4519 or [email protected] for Local Nomination Packets &/or Assistance Navigating the Awards Process.

Announcement Flyer 2016-2017 TCS Awards

Registration Form 2016-2017 Annual Awards Banquet (Please Pre-Register by 5:00 PM on Friday, January 13, 2017)

CWEA with Tri-Counties Section Certification Preparation Session

Tools & Tips for Preparing

Prepare for your upcoming CWEA certification exam by participating in this interactive session.   Our trained moderators will share how to use the many resources and tools to get you on the path to your certification.You’ll review the CWEA Path to Certification and delve into the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) that make up the core of your vocation.  You’ll use the newly developed KSA Gap Analysis Tool to identify areas to focus on during your studying and prep.

After reviewing the tools and tips for preparing for your exam, you’ll divide into vocation focused groups and learn more about specific ways to study and prepare.  You’ll be given an action plan tool for you to fill out and use throughout the day to track your action items and plan your next steps.

You’ll leave this workshop with a better idea of what areas you need to focus on as you prepare for your exam.   Including some new tools:

  • CWEA’s Certification Path
  • KSA Gap Analysis
  • Action Plan
  • Resources to tap into

Register Early, Space is limited. Registration Fee Covers Entire Day.

Certification Preparation Session – TCSCWEA 20161201