New Job Vacancy - Filtration Plant Operator

Anson County is accepting applications for the following vacancy, which will be posted at the Employment Security Commission and on the County’s website in the morning. 


Filtration Plant Operator

Salary Grade: 60 (HIRING RANGE $24,903 - $26,147

depending on the candidates experience and qualifications)


General Statement of Duties
This position performs a variety of operational, laboratory and maintenance functions.


Distinguishing Features of the Class

This employee performs a variety of operational, laboratory, and maintenance duties designed to produce drinking water of the highest quality. Work includes monitoring the plant’s operation through observation, mechanical readings and the results of standard chemical and biological tests to make necessary adjustments in the process as conditions or test results dictate.  Other duties include assisting with plant and facilities maintenance and substantial record keeping of work activities.  Employees are subject to hazards associated with plant operations including working both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases and poor ventilation.  Work is performed under general supervision and reviewed by observation, conference, and reviewing records for adherence to operations standards, instructions, and safety practices.


Graduation from high school or equivalent, supplemented by course work in chemistry or biology and some experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment, preferably in a water or wastewater treatment plant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Candidate must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and hearing.  Candidate must also be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; and /or up to 20 pounds of force frequently.  Must possess the visual acuity to read gauges, dials, and observe moving parts of machines, and to record and review written records.  Candidate must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license. Grade C certification must be obtained within 15 months of employment.


The ideal candidate understands the value of personal responsibility, mutual respect and teamwork, honesty and integrity, positive communications, punctuality, exemplary attendance, and is motivated to deliver excellence in overall performance.    


This position is open until filled.    

*Pre-employment Drug/Alcohol Testing, and Criminal Background Check Required*


***Anson County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provisions of service.***


 Completed applications should be mailed to:


County Manager

Anson County Government Center

101 South Greene Street
Room 203
Wadesboro, NC 28170


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