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Utilities Operator

City of Emerson

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Position: Utilities Operator

The City of Emerson is currently accepting applications for a full-time Utilities Operator. This role involves the general operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater system and facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor plant performance and make necessary adjustments to maintain compliance with NPDES permits.
  • Perform various tests and record results to ensure compliance with NPDES permits.
  • Conduct routine maintenance of plant equipment and other associated duties.
  • Operate various hand and power tools.
  • Engage in general maintenance, repair, and construction tasks.
  • Apply knowledge of construction materials, procedures, tools, equipment, and safety precautions.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Work independently and perform physical tasks including bending, stooping, walking on uneven terrain, and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Work outdoors in various climates including heat, cold, rain, and snow.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • State of Georgia Class 3 Wastewater Certification.
  • Valid Georgia driver’s license.
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening.


  • Starting salary: $25.00 - $36.00 per hour (dependent upon experience).
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, health reimbursement account, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, cancer plan, accident plan, critical illness plan, flexible spending account, life insurance, paid time off, defined benefit retirement plan, and 457b plan.

How to Apply:

  • Applications can be downloaded from or picked up at Emerson City Hall, 700 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Completed applications can be emailed to or dropped off in person at Emerson City Hall.
  • Position will remain open until filled.
  • For more information and to view the full job description, please visit our website or contact Emerson City Hall.

The City of Emerson provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law, in all personnel actions.


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