Job Description

South Adams County Water & Sanitation is dedicated to providing reliable, affordable, and sustainable water resources and services in order to protect public health, the environment, and quality of life. is seeking a qualified Water Operator at its water treatment and softening facility.  

This position operates and maintains all plant equipment, processes and facilities associated with the District’s potable system and non-potable dual irrigation system including:

  • Advanced water treatment processes utilizing GAC
  • Pellet treatment technology
  • Well pumping and flow monitoring
  • Performs routine and emergency operations
  • Control and adjust chemical feeds
  • Respond to alarms
  • Setting appropriate flow and pressure controls on the potable and dual irrigation systems
  • Routine maintenance and facility upkeep

 Qualified candidates are required to have: 

  • High School Diploma OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Colorado Water Operator and Systems Certification
  • Valid, current Colorado Driver’s License
  • Solid mechanical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Products, Outlook and water treatment SCADA technology
  • Work collaboratively in providing the best level of water quality to the District residents

Must be able to respond to inquiries and emergencies, which may occur after hours, holidays and weekends,  as well as participate in the on-call rotation. 

Must be able to lift 60 lbs occasionally and work in a variety of facilities, temperatures and weather conditions. 

Successful candidates will be required to complete a drug screen and background check prior to employment. 

The District offers a salary commensurate with qualifications and certificate level

   Salary Range Operator A $28.11-42.15

   Salary Range Operator B/C/D/trainee $20.00-35.00

The District offers a comprehensive benefits package including 100% medical/dental premiums paid with meeting wellness goals as well as vision, basic life/disability, money purchase pension plan, 457 savings plan, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, uniform allowance, pet insurance and discount partners.


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