Water Purification Plant Operator Trainee/II

KERN COUNTY WATER AGENCY   Bakersfield, CA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on May 26, 2023
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Kern County Water Agency

Water Purification Plant Operator Trainee/II

Annual Salary
Water Purification Plant Operator Trainee
$62,400 - $75,754
Water Purification Plant Operator II
$71,760 - $87,131

Responsibilities include operating, monitoring and maintaining the Kern County Water Agency’s conventional
water purification plant and distribution system in conformance with the regulations set forth by the State Water
Resources Control Board (SWRCB), Division of Drinking Water (DDW) and United States Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA).

All applicants must possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate
and a valid California Class C or higher driver license. One year of experience working at a water
purification facility and possession of a SWRCB Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade II (T2) and
SWRCB Distribution Grade II (D2) certification is required for the II level.

All applicants must complete a Kern County Water Agency application.

Visit for more information and to obtain an application packet that includes additional job qualifications and duties.

All applicants are subject to a pre-employment physical, drug/alcohol screen and
background investigation. Closing date for submitting applications is June 20, 2023 at 5:00 PM.

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