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Experienced Water Treatment and Distribution Operator Wanted!

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Experienced Water Treatment and Distribution Operator Wanted! Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District is the regional water wholesaler for Humboldt County, providing drinking water to over 90,000 county residents through our water sales to seven different municipalities.

We are currently seeking an experienced water operator to fill a vacant (due to retirement) Operations & Maintenance Technician (O&M Tech) position. We are a small team with huge responsibilities. As such, our team members must excel in multi-tasking and be willing to be cross-trained in multiple areas. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work under general supervision to operate, maintain and control the District’s water pumping, distribution and water treatment facilities, as well as perform basic laboratory testing and sample collection. Additionally, this candidate should be able to perform preventative maintenance checks and repairs of the District water pumping, distribution and treatment facilities, machinery, structures, and grounds. Our current job opening is not an entry level position. Applicants must have prior water operations and treatment plant experience; T-3/D-3 Certification strongly preferred. Salary range is $4,870.45-$5,920.29/month dependent on experience, with a Board determined COLA effective July 1st, plus an excellent benefit package.

This job offering is open until filled.  For an application, please visit our website at or come by our Eureka office at: 828 7th Street, Eureka, CA. Resumes are only accepted when included with an application. Please call 707-443-5018 with questions.