Louisa County Water Authority is a public utility in the heart of Central Virginia, conveniently located within an hour to an hour and a half drive of Richmond, Charlottesville, and Fredericksburg. We are experiencing growth in Louisa County, seeking to add an enthusiastic, dependable, and experienced Water Treatment Plant Operator to our team. Our Water Treatment Plant is equipped with a state-of-the-art Nanofiltration system, the first of its kind on the East Coast.
Our goal is to provide the best quality potable water while striving to exceed all state and federal regulations. The Operator must have a proven and working knowledge of the processes and demands placed upon public water systems. The Operator works within a general outline of work to be performed and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision. Our primary 1 million gallon per day plant, expandable to 3 million gallons per day, provides operators a diverse range of tasks and work experiences. Additionally, operational responsibilities include operation and maintenance of two ground water systems including greensand filtration, disinfection, and corrosion control.
The preferred candidate will have a Class 1 or 2 Waterworks 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 a Class 3 license as well as comparable education and equivalent experience will be considered; however, the candidate must obtain their Class 2 license within 6 months of hire.
Key Essential Functions of the Position:
Compensation and Benefits:
Water Treatment Plant Operator, Class 3 - $48,000-$52,600 (must acquire Class 2 License within 6 months of hire date)
Water Treatment Plant Operator, Class 2 - $50,800-$71,700
Water Treatment Plant Operator, Class 1 - $60,200-$79,000
Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Authority offers competitive compensation, affordable health insurance coverage, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, an optional 457(b) retirement plan with a matching contribution, flexible spending accounts, voluntary benefits, promotes continuing education, and generous paid time off.
Out of State Applicants: See link below for more information on the Commonwealth's policy on Universal Licensing Recognition.
How to Apply:
A completed Louisa County Water Authority application with an original signature, resume, and reference list is required for consideration. Please indicate which position you are applying for when completing the application.
Questions can be directed to Human Resources at 540-967-1122. Louisa County Water Authority is an equal opportunity employer.