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Company name
City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

23.08 - $35.79 Hourly

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Water Plant, Manufacturing, Government

Posted on
Aug 28,2019

Valid Through
Dec 11,2019

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The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking dynamic and goal-driven employees. Employees that are motivated to take on today's greatest challenges and rewards in the field of local public service. Employees who are passionate about making a difference and achieving our mission: We Build Community, in a fast-paced organization that operates by vision, strategy, and action. Would you fit in? Apply now.

This is technical work in the operation and maintenance of a large, complex wastewater treatment plant, which includes cryogenic oxygen production, advanced chemical treatment, advanced sludge dewatering facilities, and computer process control.

An employee in this class assists the Wastewater Operations Supervisor in the proper and efficient operation of a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant.  Work is performed in accordance with established procedures and standards.  The employee exercises some independent judgment in the adjustment of treatment plant equipment in order to maintain required quality and production standards.  Instructions are received orally or in writing from the Wastewater Operations Supervisor, and the employee works with relative independence in carrying out the instructions.  This classification is differentiated from the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, in the level of technical knowledge, the ability to independently oversee shift operation and maintenance, and the nature of problems that the incumbent is expected to troubleshoot in the absence of the Wastewater Operations Supervisor.  Work is subject to inspection by the Wastewater Operations Supervisor from the results obtained.

The City offers a wide variety of benefits to their employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City offers 401(a) participation with a 9% City contribution and no employee match!!

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This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union 769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769.


The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.


1. Have graduated from a standard high school or possession of an acceptable G.E.D. certificate.

2. Have at least three (3) years of experience in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant, preferably as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I.

3. Possess a valid Florida driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

4. Possess a State of Florida Class B Wastewater Operator's license. 


Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening

, prior to appointment.

An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( form J204

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