Water Systems Worker Trainee- I/ii/iii

County of San Luis Obispo
Temporary $22 - $47 Per hour CA 976 Osos St STE 207, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408, United States Apply before 5/24/2024 11:59
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Overview

The County of San Luis Obispo Public Works Department is seeking an entry-level, temporary Water Systems Worker Trainee or experienced temporary Water Systems Worker I/II/III. 
Classes in this series perform a wide variety of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled work in all phases of the operation, maintenance, repair, and light construction activities associated with potable water treatment, wastewater treatment, water distribution, collection and disposal systems; and perform other related work as required. Incumbents may work in one or more of the following areas: (a) potable water treatment operations; (b) wastewater treatment operations; or (c) water distribution operations, water supply and wastewater collection and dam and flood control operations.

for a complete job description for the Water Systems Worker career series.

Note: This recruitment may be used to fill future permanent, substitute, limited term, and temporary positions, both full-time and part-time.  

The Ideal Candidate

Education and Experience

All levels: Graduation from high school or possession of a general educational development (GED) certificate.

Water Systems Worker Trainee: No experience required.

Water Systems Worker I: One year of experience as Water Systems Worker Trainee or equivalent position.

Water Systems Worker II: One year of experience as Water Systems Worker I or equivalent position.

Water Systems Worker III: One year of experience as a Water Systems Worker II or equivalent position.

Licenses and Certificates

Water Systems Worker Trainee: No certificate required. Within 12 months of appointment must possess either a T1 or D1 operator certification.

Water Systems Worker I: Possession of both T1 and D1 Operator Certifications at time of appointment.

Water Systems Worker II: Possession of both T2 and D2 Operator Certifications at time of appointment.

Water Systems Worker III: Possession of both T3 and D2 Operator Certifications at time of appointment.
 

A valid driver's license is required at the time of application. A valid CALIFORNIA driver's license is required at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.

Some positions in this classification may be assigned to facilities which require additional certification. Each recruitment will indicate the license or certification, program responsibility and specific experience required to fill an existing vacancy based upon the needs of the County.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please call 805-781-5959 for assistance or e-mail  for more information.

Veteran's Preference Points 
If you are applying for employment with the County of San Luis Obispo and you served in the United States Armed Forces, you may be eligible for veteran's preference points as part of the recruitment process. Some dependents and survivors of eligible veterans may also be eligible for preference points.   for more information and to learn how to apply for this benefit.  Please note that Veteran’s credits must be on file with the County of San Luis Obispo Veterans Services Office prior to the recruitment closing date indicated on the job announcement.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
The County is an equal opportunity employer. Objectives are directed toward assuring equal opportunity in selection / promotion, pay, and job assignments. Recruitment and selection procedures have been established to ensure non-discrimination on the basis of political or religious opinions or affiliations, age, sex, race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or other non-merit factors. In addition, the County complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act in hiring and retaining employees. For more information contact the Human Resources Department at (805)781-5959. 

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