The town of Essex Department of Public Works Water Department seeks a qualified applicant to fill the position of Plant/Water systems Operator I. The position requires the ability to perform a wide range of duties including, but not limited to, manual labor on the distribution system and to carry out operational duties in a complex water treatment plant. Applicant will be required to work in all DPW related activities, primarily sewer, when needed. The position requires work on a rotating shift that includes weekends and holidays. Applicants currently holding a T2/D1 Massachusetts Water License are preferred. All prospective applicants of this position must acquire aforementioned licenses within two years of hiring date. Job descriptions and applications for the position may be obtained at the DPW office at the Water Filtration Plant., 44 Centennial Grove Rd Essex, MA 01929. Or at www.essexma.org under the water and wastewater pages. A pre-employment physical and drug tests are required.

Applications will be accepted until noon June 28th.