The city of Chicopee is seeking a qualified, skilled, and knowledgeable individual in wastewater operations to fulfill the duties in the position of Pump Station Operator.


  • Monitors control panels, adjust valves and gates to regulate flow of sewage.
  • Operation and maintenance of; pumps, engines, and generators to control flow of raw sewage.
  • Maintains logs and records meter and gauge readings.
  • Collects sewage samples and conducts tests.
  • Checks Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) throughout city.
  • Operates the CSO Facility when active.
  • Make NPDES permit violation reports.
  • Observe all safety procedures as it relates to pump station operations/maintenance
  • Adheres to all city safety policies.
  • Inspects, repairs and maintains all pumping station equipment/vehicles.
  • Works as an operational team with Treatment plant, Collection system and Flood Control personnel
  • Other duties assigned


The minimum starting pay for this position is Grade 6L, at a rate of $17.60 per hour with a MA. Grade3 Wastewater License, w/ great benefits and periodic pay increases upon continuous employment with the city of Chicopee.


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