Portland Water District Wastewater Operator

Join our team and take pride in knowing you are part of protecting Casco Bay!!   Portland Water Districts Wastewater department treats and average of 20 million gallons of wastewater per day.  Four treatment plants throughout the service area, 76 pump stations and over 100 miles of pipe help convey and treat wastewater.  Learn the basics of wastewater collections, pump stations, combined sewer overflows, asset management, and wastewater treatment in our Wastewater Services department at Portland Water District!!

Our Wastewater apprenticeship position will perform a broad range of tasks to ensure proper operation and maintenance of the wastewater plant and systems, and to provide support for the Operations Department. Assist others with the completion of skilled tasks to develop knowledge and experience with the activities, equipment and regulations required in all areas of the wastewater system. The position will develop the necessary skills of wastewater procedures, wastewater plant operations, and wastewater systems. The incumbent will have two years under our training provision to acquire the necessary licenses, and will be expected to participate in the on-call rotation and possible shift rotation. The pay structure on this position starts at $19.25, which is 90% of the full rate under our training provision. The rate will increase with each acquired license by 5% to the full rate of $21.39 per hour, after the 6 month probationary period.

To apply, or view the detailed job description, please visit our website at www.pwd.org Applications will ONLY be taken via our website. Applications submitted directly will not be considered for the position.