Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job description: We have an immediate opening for a full time Water Treatment Plant Operator. The ideal candidate is dependable, experienced, is team oriented yet capable of working independently, and has a Class 1 or 2 Water Operator License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia and a minimum of three - five years’ work experience in the water treatment business. A candidate with the appropriate licensing as well as comparable education and equivalent experience will be considered.

The Operator is responsible for providing the best quality potable water, exceeding all state and federal quality standards and must have a proven and working knowledge of the processes and demands upon public water systems.  The Water Plant Operator works within a general outline of work to be performed and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. The salary range is commensurate with education and experience. The pay range for a Class 1 operator is $60,200- $79,000.

Top Benefits and Perks:

  • Affordable health insurance coverage
  • Participation in the Virginia Retirement System with an optional 457(b) retirement plan
  • Holidays and Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule, day shift, 6 AM-4 PM

Minimum requirements: Candidates must have a current Class 3 Water Operator License issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with the ability to obtain a Class 2 Water Operation License within 6 months of hire date, a valid driver's license, and have a high school diploma, or the equivalent. General computer knowledge and communication skills, both verbal and written are necessary for this position.

Location: Louisa County Water Authority is a public utility ideally located in the rolling Central Piedmont region near the heart of Virginia. Richmond, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, and the Lake Anna area are all an easy drive from the Town of Louisa. The county encompasses 514 square miles which are predominantly farm and forest lands, mixed with business, industrial, and residential properties.

How to apply: A completed application with an original signature, resume, and reference list is necessary for consideration. Applications and a complete job description can be obtained from the Authority business office located at 23 Loudin Lane, Louisa, VA 23093 or online at www.louisacountywaterauthority.org or at www.louisacounty.gov/jobs

Questions can be directed to Human Resources at 540-967-1122. Louisa County Water Authority is an equal opportunity employer.