Treatment Plant Operator

Posted 4 months ago



The Town of Berryville, Virginia is accepting applications for a full-time permanent career position 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 perform basic mathematical functions; the ability to consistently, accurately, and legibly enter information into log sheets and books and to perform basic maintenance procedures; and have a general knowledge of the occupational hazards associated with water utility work.

Typical 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 $18.00 per hour.

This career position can be an opportunity for those candidates seeking to enter a new field or to continue on a professional path in a supportive small-town environment. On-the-job training, classroom work, and internet-based learning are offered. Excellent health care insurance with dental and vision, Virginia Retirement System (VRS), and a 457 retirement plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions are available.

This position will be open until filled. Interested candidates must submit a completed Town of Berryville application for employment, a 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

A Town of Berryville Application for Employment and job description may be downloaded at or picked up at the Town’s Business Office. 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

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