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.

City of Camarillo
Employment Opportunity
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.


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Thomas Welche
City of Santa Barbara
(805) 568-1002 Work
(805) 568-1021 Fax
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