The Napa Sanitation District is currently accepting applications for one full-time position of Operator-in-Training/ Operator I/ Operator II.
Operator-in-Training is the entry-level class in the treatment plant operations series. Under close supervision, incumbents learn operational procedures for wastewater treatment plant equipment and appurtenances. Initially under immediate supervision, incumbents learn District and operational procedures for wastewater treatment plant equipment and appurtenances. Incumbents learn to perform tasks according to District practices and procedures, as well as state and federal regulations. Since this class is used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.
Positions in the Operator class series are flexibly staffed to the Operator II level; positions at the Operator I level are normally filled by advancement from the Operator-in-Training level; progression to the Operator I level is dependent on (i) the incumbent obtaining the required certification and meeting the minimum qualifications for the classification; (ii) satisfactory work performance; (iii) management affirmation that the work performed is consistent with expectations for the classification, and (iv) management approval for progression to the Operator I level.
Employer paid medical, dental, vision, life, disability and EAP program. Employees do not pay social security taxes but do pay Medicare. Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) retirement: Classic member formula is 2.0@ at 55, one year final compensation. PEPRA members - 2.0% at 62 formula and three year average on final compensation.
Vacation: 10 days per year, 15 days after three years with incremental increases to 25 days; Sick Leave: 12 days per year; Personal Leave: 28 hours per year; Holidays: 12 per year
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by training required by the California State Water Resources Control Board. Requires the appropriate years of experience and certification through SWRCB varying from Operator-in-Training to Operator II.
Must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License and maintain a satisfactory driving record. Must obtain a California class B driver’s license within six (6) months of appointment to the classification.
Close date for applications is Sunday, November 24, 2021 at 11:00 p.m.
The testing for the position is tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 8, 2021. Oral board interviews are tentatively scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, November 22-23, 2021.