The Town of Kennebunkport, Maine, is seeking a full-time experienced and collaborative professional to fill the position of Wastewater Equipment Operator for its Wastewater Division of the Public Works Department. This position is full time, hourly, non-FLSA Exempt and reports to the Chief Treatment Plant Operator. Kennebunkport is a coastal municipality of 20 square miles and the Wastewater Division maintains 18 miles of gravity sewer lines, 14 major pump stations and 90 grinder pumps. The Treatment Plant is authorized to discharge up to 0.70 mgd. This position will assist in the operations of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, compost operation and maintaining the collection system.
Job Requirements: Applicants must possess a Maine Wastewater Operator License or the ability to obtain one within a year. Applicants must possess the skills and experience to maintain the wastewater treatment plant, and wastewater collection/discharge system. Strong computer skills, experience with SCADA programs preferred. Valid motor vehicle license with excellent driving record is required. Availability to work evenings and weekends. Overtime work is required for on-call weekend lab work. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Town officials, employees, vendors, residents, and members of the public. Must also be team oriented and participate with co-workers in the operation of equipment required to ensure proper operation of the wastewater system.
The Town of Kennebunkport offers a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other benefits. Pay range is $17.74 to $24.33 per hour commensurate with experience.
The Town of Kennebunkport is a coastal Maine community in York County, with a commitment to quality of life and the environment. Kennebunkport offers lovely sandy beaches at Goose Rocks and a rocky coastline from the Kennebunk River to the fishing village of Cape Porpoise. We have a vibrant summer population that is in balance with our commercial businesses. We also offer open spaces, parks, and recreational areas for our residents and visitors.
To apply send application, resume, and cover letter along with 3 references to Human Resources, P.O. Box 566, Kennebunkport, Maine 04046. Position will remain open until filled, but review of applications will begin on May 1, 2019. www.kennebunkportme.gov
The Town of Kennebunkport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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