Treatment Plant Operator

Treatment Plant Operator

The Town of Berryville is accepting applications for a full-time permanent career position, Treatment Plant Operator, in its water and wastewater treatment facilities. While licensed, professional operators are preferred, entry level candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED), the ability to consistently, accurately and legibly enter information into log sheets and books, to perform basic maintenance procedures, and have a general knowledge of the occupational hazards associated with water utility work. A basic math skills test will be part of the interview process.

Some duties will include equipment cleaning, maintenance, and repair, completion of equipment logs, computer data entry, laboratory testing, process control adjustments, and property maintenance.  An unlicensed candidate will be required to obtain the State of Virginia Class IV water and wastewater licenses within fourteen months of employment. Additional licensing will be required beyond the class IV level for all candidates. Salary is commensurate with experience with non-licensed personnel starting at $14.80 per hour.

This career position can be an opportunity for those candidates seeking to enter a new field or to continue your professional path in a supportive and intimate small-town environment. On the job training, classroom, and internet-based learning is offered. Excellent health care insurance with dental and vision, Virginia Retirement System (VRS), and a 457 retirement plan through Nationwide is available. A starting salary of $14.80 per hour is offered to non-licensed personnel.

This Position will be open until filled. Interested candidates must submit a completed Town of Berryville application for employment, resume, current DMV driver’s license report, and cover letter to:

Cindy Poulin, Finance Director

Town of Berryville

101 Chalmers Court, Suite A

Berryville, VA 22611

[T] 540/955-1099

[F] 540/955-4524


A Town of Berryville Application for Employment and job description may be downloaded at or picked up at the above address. The application review process includes criminal history background check, drug screening and review of driving record.


The Town of Berryville is an Equal Opportunity Employer