New Hampshire Municipal Association
New Hampshire Municipal Association

WasteWater Treatment Operator

Town of Exeter

Requirements: The Town of Exeter is currently seeking a full time Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator for its Water & Sewer department. Individual will be responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the wastewater treatment plant during an assigned shift. Maintains appropriate local, state and federal report forms in accordance with rules and statutes. Acquires appropriate wastewater samples and conducts test procedures, as required. Maintains wastewater lift stations daily/weekly and assists Water & Sewer Maintenance Technician at times as required. Monitors and adjusts SCADA apparatus in accordance with appropriate procedures. Inspects plant equipment and machinery, making adjustments as needed and performs proper cleaning and maintenance tasks. Implements preventative maintenance program for sewer lift stations and wastewater treatment facilities. Performs bi-annual grease trap inspections. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Experience and functional knowledge of Word, Excel and the ability to learn moderately complex software programs. Ability to work with the general public in a respectful, tactful manner. Ability to work with limited direction. Ability to establish a working knowledge of applicable state, local and Federal regulations, procedures and statures.

Qualifications: Knowledge of wastewater treatment systems and operations equivalent to completion of a high school diploma along with advanced courses from a two year college or technical school and one to three years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess the following: valid driver’s license with a clean driving record; New Hampshire Grade I wastewater treatment, Grade II preferred; hold, or obtain within one year, NEWEA Class I Laboratory Analyst certification.

To Apply:

Applications available on Town website:

Email or mail application and resume to:

Human Resources
Town Offices Building
10 Front St
Exeter NH 03833

Salary: $20.02 – 26.67/hour (14 steps) & excellent benefits

Closing Date: November 20, 2018