Plant Operator II

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



San Francisco/Peninsula Job Type Full-Time Close Date 10/28/2021 at 5pm or until 200 applicants Salary $6,865.00-$8,345.00 Monthly Additional Questionnaires Pre-qualification About Daly City The City of Daly City, 'Gateway' to the San Francisco Peninsula, stretches from the Pacific Ocean to San Francisco Bay and is strategically located minutes from downtown San Francisco and SF International Airport. Daly City is one of the most ethnically-diverse cities in the nation and most populous cities in San Mateo County with 105,000+ residents. Daly City has over 500 full time employees to deliver the full range of municipal services. To view our current openings please visit www.dalycity.org View all openings Share Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity. Apply for Job Interested Location 153 Lake Merced Blvd Daly City, 94015 Description UPDATED Application deadline-Thursday, October 28, 2021 Written Exam: Tuesday, November 9 Oral Exam: Thursday, November 24 Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completing a city application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Plant Operator II during an assigned shift is responsible for operation of the wastewater treatment plant and for maintaining a variety of machinery and equipment. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Monitors the operation of the wastewater treatment plant; operates treatment facility equipment such as settling tanks, pumps, activated sludge process, digesters, centrifuge, chlorinators and valves to control flow and processing of wastewater sludge and effluent; monitors gauges, dials, meters and control panels, and other recording instruments, interpreting results to determine processing requirements, and records data; oils, greases, and cleans equipment; services and maintains a variety of plant equipment; extracts samples and performs laboratory tests and analysis; inspects plant equipment and facilities to locate and report needed repairs; performs general plant maintenance work, such as sweeping, cleaning, sanding, and painting; performs general grounds maintenance work; maintains routine and daily records and shift logs; assists in the training of other plant operators, makes operating decisions in the absence of supervisory personnel; may have to work under adverse conditions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: The operation and routine maintenance of mechanical equipment, including pumps and electrical motors; control procedures for wastewater treatment processes; tools, equipment and methods used in the overhaul, repair, adjustment and modification of stationary power equipment, and of the pumping, piping, and electrical systems used in the water quality control plant; sewage treatment processes and the laboratory tests used to check the effectiveness of such processes. Ability to: Operate equipment used in a water quality control plant, make standard laboratory tests of sewage, receiving waters and sludge and interpret such tests; read and interpret gauges and recording devices reflecting plant operations; adjust treatment processes as indicated by plant conditions; perform mechanical repairs, maintenance work, and modification to equipment used in a water quality control plant; use various mechanic's tools with skill and accuracy; adapt to day, swing or graveyard work shift; follow oral and written directions; perform heavy manual labor involving lifting, carrying, kneeling, crawling and climbing; work in adverse conditions which require exposure to noise, noxious smells, gases, contact with wastewater, and risk of bodily injury; interact positively and cooperate with co-workers, respond politely to customers, work as a team member, function under demanding time pressure, respond in a positive manner to supervision, and attend work and perform duties on a regular and consistent basis. Experience: Two years experience in water quality control plant operations. Specialized training may be substituted for 6 months experience. Physical requirements: Moderate, and sometimes strenuous exertion required, including sustained walking, standing, bending, climbing, and lifting. Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent. License: Possession of a State Water Resources Control Board Grade II Operator's Certificate and possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License (including acceptable driving record). Ideal Candidate Experience: Two years experience in water quality control plant operations. Specialized training may be substituted for 6 months experience. Physical requirements: Moderate, and sometimes strenuous exertion required, including sustained walking, standing, bending, climbing, and lifting. Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent. License: Possession of a State Water Resources Control Board Grade II Operator's Certificate and possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License (including acceptable driving record). Benefits GENERAL BENEFITS SUMMARY OPERATING ENGINEERS, LOCAL 39 Effective September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2022 I. CERTIFICATION PAY ClassificationCertificateGrade%Plant Operator I/IISWRCB W/W Cert. Grade I 4%W/WW Operator I/II SWRCB W/W Cert. Grade II 4%Sr. W/WW Operator I/II SWRCB W/W Cert. Grade III 4% SWRCB W/W Cert. Grade IV 4% SWRCB W/W Cert. Grade V 4% Plant Maint. Worker CWEA Grade I 4% Plant Maint. Mechanic I CWEA Grade II 4% P&E Maint. Mechanic CWEA Grade III 4% CWEA Grade IV 4% The SWCRCB/CWEA Certification/Educational pay shall compound from one certificate grade to the next. II HEALTH & WELFARE A. Section 125 Options: Unreimbursed medical expenses and dependent care plans available to all eligible full-time regular employees. B. Effective December 1, 2019, the City's contributions to medical benefits shall be as follows: No Coverage $500.00 Employee Only 100% of PERS Kaiser Employee Only Rate (Frozen at $1,031.89 for employees hired before 1/1/20) Employee +1 95% of PERS Kaiser Employee + 1 Rate Employee + Family 95% of PERS Kaiser Employee + 2 Rate From the Cafeteria Plan Allowance employees must purchase the following qualified benefits: * City-sponsored dental/orthodontic insurance (Eff. 1/1/20 premium is $94.01) Maximum Annual Dental Benefit: $1,000.00 Non-PPO/$1100 PPO Maximum Lifetime Orthodontia Benefit: $1,500.00 * City-sponsored life insurance ($50,000) Employee pays monthly premium of $11.25 effective 1/1/2014 ($0.225 per $1K) C. City-sponsored Short/Long Term Disability Insurance Monthly Premium: $35.00 monthly City Pays: $26.50 monthly per employee Employee Pays: $8.50 monthly ($4.25 biweekly for 24 pay periods) D. Vision Reimbursement Program: Effective January 1, 2020, and each calendar year thereafter, employees and their dependents are eligible for a maximum reimbursement of $200.00 per year for frames or lenses. OPTIONAL * Medical: PERS basic health plans offered and employees may purchase coverage with remaining monies after mandated purchases. If total monthly health premium exceeds amount of any remaining monies, employee pays difference via payroll deduction. * Voluntary Vision - Superior Vision offers coverage for exams and frames & lenses or contact lenses. Monthly premium varies from $8.14 for an Employee Only plan to $28.40 for an Employee + Family plan. * Additional Term Life Insurance - Available in $10,000 increments to those Firefighters, Fire Engineer Operators and Fire Captains who have purchased Optional $4,000 basic term life in any amount between $10K and $750K not to exceed 5 times Annual Earnings for member. Also available for spouse and children. Rates vary depending on age of the employee. III CALL BACK - Employees called back to work will receive minimum of 2 hours work or, if two hours work is not furnished, minimum of 2 hours pay at time and one-half. IV SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL - Affected employees assigned to and who work other than designated day shift (7 a.m.-8 p.m.) shall receive $2.50 shift differential per hour for all hours worked. V COMPENSATORY HOURS - Employees are paid for unused compensatory time not taken off within 6 months of accrual. VI SENIOR OPERATOR - Employees who have completed 20 years of service with the City of Daly City shall be eligible to receive additional compensation to their base salary in the amount of S100 per month VII RETIREMENT - PERS 3% At Age 60 for classic members and 2%@62 for new members per the Public Employee Pension Reform Act of 2013 3% @ Age 60 for Classic Members Effective 01/01/2013; Third Level of 1959 Survivor Benefit, One Year Final compensation, annual cost of living allowance (3%); Pre-Retirement Optional Settlement 2 Death Benefit. 2% @ Age 62 for New Members Effective 01/01/2013; Three Year Final Compensation Employer contribution: 42.158% (includes 7.596% bond) effective 07/01/19 Employee contribution: 8.00% for Classic Members or 6.50% for New Members The employee pays 0.75% towards the employer share of the PERS contribution. The City pays 0% of employee contribution. In lieu, the City provides 414h, a one-time, irrevocable option for employee to elect to have his or her mandated PERS member contribution picked up by the City. Electing this option authorizes the City to designate the mandatory contribution on a tax-deferred basis. VII SAFETY FOOTWEAR - Reimbursement up to $300.00 every two fiscal years for purchase/repair of safety footwear. Employee shall make selection of appropriate type of footwear, subject to advance Department Head approval. VIII SICK LEAVE - Employees accrue sick leave at rate of 12 working days (96 hours) per year. Pay out (1/2 of employee's total accrued sick leave hours not to exceed 100 days or 800 hours of pay) applies ONLY at retirement, death, or abolishment of position. Employees hired on or after 7/1/20 shall not be eligible to receive cash out of sick leave upon separation from employment. IX VACATION - Employees accrue vacation days after completing years of service below. Accrual Rate Years During Which Vacation is Earned 5/6 working days/month Accrues from initial employment date 1-1/4 working days/month Accrues after 4th anniversary date 1-2/3 working days/month Accrues after 12th anniversary date 2-1/2 working days/month Accrues after 20th anniversary date X HOLIDAYS - 9 paid holidays per year and 40 hours of floating holiday; 40 hours of floating holiday does not accrue year to year. XI MILEAGE - Effective January 1, 2019, reimbursement rate is 58 cents per mile. Special Instructions EXTENDED Application deadline Thursday, October 28, 2021 Written Exam: Tuesday, November 9 Oral Exam: Thursday, November 24 Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completing a city application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

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