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Utilities Plant Operator I/II (Water)

Date Posted
Employer Name
City of Modesto
Sector Name
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level


The City of Modesto is currently looking for Utilities Plant Operators to join our team. This recruitment is being conducted to fill vacancies within our Water Division.

Utilities Plant Operators perform skilled and semi-skilled technical duties in the operation and maintenance of the city's water or wastewater production/treatment plants.

Open – 12/1/17
Close – 12/18/17
Oral Board – 1/10/18

Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience, education and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. 

A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:  Experience: One year of increasingly responsible experience performing duties in water or wastewater treatment, production or distribution. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. License and Certificates: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. When assigned to Water: Must obtain a Grade I Water Treatment certificate from the State of California within eighteen (18) months of appointment. Must have a Grade III Water Distribution Operator certificate at time of appointment. Must obtain a Water Sampling certificate within twelve (12) months of appointment. Possession of a valid Crane Operator Certificate, issued by the National Commission of Crane Operators (NCCCO), is required within six (6) months of assignment. Must obtain and maintain a valid Class B Commercial California Driver's license with specific endorsements within ninety (90) days of appointment. 

Failure to obtain any of the required licenses/certificates within the prescribed time may result in release from probation or termination.

Apply online at www.modestogov.com. City application required, including supplemental questions. The City of Modesto is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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