The city of Fitchburg is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Primary Water Treatment Operator in the Division of Water Supply, within the Department of Public Works. In this highly responsible position and working under the direct supervision of the Chief Treatment Plant Operator, the Primary Water Treatment Operator performs tasks associated with the operation, maintenance, repair and construction of the water treatment plants, pump/pressure reducing stations, water storage tanks, gatehouses and related facilities.  Supervises secondary water treatment plant operators (and other subordinates as assigned) and is responsible for the day to day operation of the treatment plant to which s/he is assigned.

The ideal candidate for this highly responsible position will have a MA Grade 4T Drinking Water Operator Certification, as well as an excellent working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities.

The city of Fitchburg offers an excellent benefits package ~ city of Fitchburg contributory retirement/pension plan, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, health, vision and dental plans, plus generous vacation, sick, personal time and more! Opportunities for overtime, on-call compensation and additional stipends.

Interested and qualified candidates may view the complete job description and apply at www.fitchburgma.gov. The hiring range for this position is $25.07 – $28.21 per hour. AA/EOE

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