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Water Supply Operator (II) - Papio Missouri River NRD, Blair Office

Water Supply Operator (II) - Papio Missouri River NRD, Blair Office

Posted Date: 
01/18/2019

Papio-Missouri River NRD - Blair Office

PAPIO-MISSOURI RIVER NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT POSITION DESCRIPTION

DATE: January, 2019

POSITION TITLE: WATER SUPPLY OPERATOR (II)

POSITION DEFINITION/CLASSIFICATION - SALARY GRADE 5: Full Time/Hourly

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE:      Monday through Friday; 8:00 to 12:00p.m.-12:30 to 4:30 p.m. with two 15 minute breaks or equivalent. A modified work schedule may apply.

OFFICE LOCATION: NRD office, Blair, NE, 68008

SUPERVISOR: Water Supply Superintendent

DESCRIPTION:      Under direct supervision, employee 1s responsible for the daily upkeep, maintenance and operation of rural water supply systems.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for water monitoring requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act and that of the Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services.
  2. Reviews, evaluates and takes corrective action on problems that develop with operating both Washington County rural water supply systems.
  3. Responsible for record keeping, ordering of supplies and materials.
  4. Responsible for maintaining and keeping in good working order the supply and distribution network for both of the Washington County rural water systems and all aspects related to its operation.
  5. Oversees the installations of new hookups.
  6. Performs related work as required.
  7. Responds at all hours to emergency situations and coordinates remedial actions.
  8. Must reside either in Douglas or Washington County (Nebraska).

WORK  REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience:

  1. Must have a minimum of high school education.
  2. Must have one year of work-related experience, or one year of experience with natural resource district programs and projects.
  3. Must obtain a valid water supply operator's license (Grade 4 or higher), necessary for the operation of assigned projects.
  4. Must have knowledge of the basic principles of hydraulics, storage, delivery  and protection of drinking water provided by water supply systems.
  5. Must have knowledge of a variety of tools to operate simple mechanical maintenance and power equipment.
  6. Must have a current driver's license valid in Nebraska with a good driving record.

Physical:

  1. Pre-employment medical exam required (including drug testing).
  2. Must have good or adjusted good eyesight for detailed work.
  3. Must have full and complete use of both arms and hands.
  4. Must be able to lift a minimum of forty (40) pounds.
  5. Must be able to work under varying weather and job site conditions.

DIMENSIONS:

  1. 90% of time spent on rural water system operation and maintenance activities.
  2. 10% of time spent on miscellaneous assignments.

Maintenance  and  operation  of  rural water supply systems.  Must reside in Douglas or Washington County (Nebr.).  Full-time/hourly.  $17.74-$22.17/hour.  Application forms at: www.papionrd.com: or apply in person at the District office, 8901 S. 154th St., Omaha by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2019.  The District is an EEO Employer NET/Disabled.