Enfield, CT Town Seal The Town of
Enfield CT
  Residents Residents Business Business Visitors Visitors Social Media Report and Issue Report an Issue
      Sign-Up for Enfield Alerts Sign-Up for Enfield Alerts Search
Live Play Work





TITLE: LEAD ATTENDANT II/                                                        DEPARTMENT: Water Pollution Control

SHIFT OPERATOR/LABORATORY                            


CLOSING DATE:  MARCH 7, 2011                                                RATES OF PAY: $29.09/hr

                                                                                                         Increasing 7/1/11 $29.67/hr


GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This position involves a variety of tasks at the Water Pollution Control Facility and associated operations.   The tasks may be routine or specialized, and may involve complex chemical, bacteriological, or physical analysis of wastewater; tasks may be mechanical,  operational or maintenance oriented.  This position requires advanced skills in the operation and maintenance and administration of a  Water Pollution Control Plant.  In the absence of the Superintendent this person will perform those duties.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the immediate supervision of the Superintendent Water Pollution Control Division.


SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May issue general or specific instructions in the operation, maintenance and administration of Water Pollution Control Functions to Attendant I's, Attendant II's and others in the plant.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Regular and punctual attendance; must be proficient in all duties of Attendant I and  Attendant II positions; must be proficient in laboratory functions; collects, analyzes, evaluates and processes samples; discusses results  with the Superintendent; makes appropriate changes; operates and maintains all equipment and facilities including  the laboratory.


OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Performs other duties as required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms, talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel and crouch.


The employee may frequently life and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, raw and treated sewage.  The employee occasionally works in confined spaces.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud.




KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Excellent mechanical, electrical, mathematical and laboratory knowledge and skills; thorough knowledge of federal, state and local regulations; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to effectively supervise others.


PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: Flexible attitude; self-starter; precision in regards to tests and recordkeeping.


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Graduation from a recognized college or university with at least an Associates Degree preferably in chemistry, biology or wastewater technology; and a minimum of 10 years total Water Pollution Control experience;  3 years experience in a laboratory with at least l year of supervisory experience or any equivalent combination.  Must possess State of Connecticut Grade III operation certificate at time of appointment and Connecticut DEP laboratory certification.


This job description is not, nor is it intended to be a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities which comprise this position.


Interested applicants apply by March 7, 2011.  Applications are available on-line at http://enfield-ct.gov/filestorage/91/791/181/Employment_Application.pdf .  Choose ONE of the following ways to apply:


(1) mail completed applications or resumes to Town of Enfield, Human Resources Department, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082

(2) e-mail your resume to jobs@enfield.org, or

(3) fax your resume or application to (860) 253-6264.  The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).   If you need an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.  EOE/AA/M/F



Share |

Digital Cities Survey 2013 Winner

Weather Forecast
State of Connecticut
State of Connecticut