Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator 1

at Town of Farmington in Farmington, Maine, United States

Job Description

Town Of Farmington Wastewater Treatment Facility

269 Farmington Falls Road Farmington, Maine 04938

The Town of Farmington is seeking the services of a qualified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator to fill a full-time 40 hour per week laborer/ operator position. The respective candidate will demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain the wastewater collection system, treatment plant, and outlying pump stations to control flow and the processing of wastewater, biosolids, and effluent in accordance with State and Federal licensing regulations. In addition to the candidate, we also are responsible for conducting laboratory analysis of wastewater, effluent, and biosolids samples and preparing and maintaining records of operation and maintenance procedures, and adhering to all applicable safety procedures. The prospective must be mechanically inclined to work on various pumps and small gas-powered equipment.  

Desired Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduate or GED. College or vocational training would be a plus for this position.

One or two years of relevant experience in operating a wastewater treatment facility; any combination of experience and education.

Must possess mechanical aptitude and can use standard hand tools to perform routine maintenance on wastewater collection system and plant equipment.

Must have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions and communicate well, establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, other departments, and the public.

The candidate must also demonstrate the ability to operate a computer to assist in maintaining facility records generate monthly State and Federal Reports, in addition, to formulate written standard operating procedures for daily tasks performed at the facility.

A valid State Driver’s License and a Class 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate or the ability to obtain one are also desired.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit their resume, application, and cover letter electronically to Stephen Millet, WWTP Superintendent at  by 4pm Friday, February 4, 2022.  For an application go to  The position will remain open until filled.  The Town of Farmington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Posting: 666517

Posted On: Jan 10, 2022

Updated On: Feb 10, 2022