Wastewater Maintenance Operator - Portland Water District

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The Portland Water District is currently recruiting for our Wastewater Maintenance Operator position.

Join our team and take pride in knowing you are part of protecting Casco Bay!

The Portland Water District’s Wastewater department treats an average of 20 million gallons of wastewater per day. We operate four treatment plants throughout the service area, 76 pump stations and over 100 miles of pipe help convey and treat wastewater. Master the skills needed for wastewater collections, pump stations, combined sewer overflows, asset management, and wastewater treatment in our Wastewater Services department at Portland Water District!

Our Wastewater Maintenance Operator position will perform a broad range of tasks to ensure proper operation and maintenance of the wastewater plant and systems, and to provide support for the Operations Department. Work independently and assist others with the completion of skilled tasks, and to develop knowledge and experience with the activities, equipment and regulations required in all areas of the wastewater system. The position will develop the necessary skills to be successful in wastewater procedures, wastewater plant operations, and wastewater systems.

The incumbent will have two years under our training provision to acquire the necessary licenses, and will be expected to participate a quarterly shift rotation – 6 months of days, 6:00 am – 2:30 pm, then 3 months of day/night combo rotation – Days 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, nights 6:00 pm – 6:00 am – then 4 days off rotation.

Probationary rate of $26.49 - regular rate $27.88.  There is a .50 cent per hour shift differential for overnight shift work.

Our rich benefit plan includes 13 paid holidays, 12 vacation days (2 of which are deposited into your bank at hire), accrued sick time, employer matching 457 retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, uniform with laundry service, etc. 

Please view our complete 2023 benefit guide at www.pwd.org.

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Portland Water District

PWD is an EOE, offering competitive wages, tuition reimbursement, training opportunities, and a comprehensive benefit package.