Website Borough of Chambersburg

Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator Trainee

Borough of Chambersburg

100 South Second Street


Chambersburg, PA
Date Posted
July 10, 2019
Job Type

Full-Time Position Open Now!

General hours 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM and/or 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Rotating evening and weekend coverage


Are you good at reading and interpreting gauges and dials? Do you prefer working with your hands? You will love the Operator Trainee position at the Borough’s Waste Water Treatment Plant! Be a part of the complex process of cleaning our community’s water.

A few things you will do:

  • Operate valves and controls to regulate flows and processes, monitor gauges and dials
  • Process and dispose of sludge; unload and store chemicals
  • Collect samples for and perform laboratory tests
  • Maintain necessary logs and registers
  • Operate pickup truck, utility cart, dump truck, and sludge truck
  • Maintain plant and grounds in clean and sanitary condition
  • Work both inside and outside in all conditions; perform heavy physical labor

Knowledge and experience we’re looking for:

  • Basic principles and practices of wastewater treatment plant and pumping facility operations
  • Obtain within four (4) years from the date of hire, certification by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to operate the Chambersburg Wastewater Treatment Plant which is a Class A, Type 1 at the current time
  • Must have and maintain a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania motor vehicle operator’s license, 3 years clean driving history, and be insurable in the independent opinion of the Borough’s motor vehicle insurance underwriter, in order to be eligible for this position


The hire-in rate for this position is $20.72/hour

Applications MUST be returned to the Borough Office by:

5:00 PM on Friday, July 19, 2019

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