Are you interested in the treatment and distribution of freshwater? The City of Monrovia is looking for someone to be the backbone of the water supply for over 40,000 active residents that live, work, and play in the city. We are looking for that hardworking, passionate, and dedicated individual that thrives to be a strategic problem-solver and continuously looks for ways to be efficient. If you are intrigued by this opportunity, you should apply now! Located 20 miles northeast of Los Angeles and nestled at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, Monrovia is home to nearly 40,000 active and engaged residents. This growing City distinguishes itself from other communities with its dynamic small-town charm and a collection of high-tech industry. Monrovia’s heritage can be seen in our history, diverse population, tree-lined streets, historic buildings and award-winning downtown. From beautiful open spaces to top-rated education, a world of amenities is available in Monrovia.
This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing operational responsibilities including, but not limited to:
• Assist in the development and implementation of an ongoing water production infrastructure maintenance program;
• Perform preventative maintenance checks on servicing water system equipment;
• Monitor and operate the SCADA system to maintain the City’s water system;
• Collect regular and intermittent water samples from well sites, treatment plants, and other distribution points as required by the State Water Board;
• Respond to routine and emergency situations in restoring the operation, treatment, and monitor functions of the water systems; and
• Maintain safe and reliable water to everyone in the City of Monrovia.
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the qualifications would be:
High school graduation and one (1) year experience in operation, maintenance and repair of motors, pumps, wells and related equipment. Experience working with diverse groups and ability to exercise cultural sensitivity and awareness is highly desirable.
*All Water Production Operators are required to occasionally work on-call, nights, and weekends in addition to the hours required to cover off-shift schedules.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE Possession of a valid Class C California Driver’s License and a good driving record. American Red Cross certifications in CPR/First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Essentials. Possession of a Grade II Water Distribution and Grade II Water Treatment Operator Certificates within one (1) year of appointment.