Requisition No: 49064 

Agency: Military Affairs

Working Title: TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR II - 62000409

Position Number: 62000409 

Salary:  $ 35,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 02/10/2019 

Department of Military Affairs




APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on closing date


VACANCY # 62000409





  • Annual and Sick Leave Package

  • Nine Paid Holidays

  • One Personal Holiday per year

  • State Health and Life Insurance

  • Educational Benefits

  • Contributory Retirement Plan

  • Paid Administrative Leave Options such as Volunteering, Voting, VA Appointments, School Participations and more





The Department of Military Affairs provides support to the Florida National Guard and Florida Air National Guard through excellence in service, education and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 500 state employees throughout Florida.





New employees of the Department of Military Affairs will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.

New employees of the Department of Military Affairs are required to participate in a direct deposit/electronic transfer program. 

Please note Department of Military Affairs employees are paid on a monthly basis.




  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; AND

  • Must have possession of a current Florida C Wastewater Operator Licensure and a Florida C Drinking Water Operator Licensure, in accordance with Florida Statute 403.867; AND

  • Two years of experience in operating sewage treatment or water purification plants; AND

  • Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing installation of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; AND

  • Must be able to lift or carry a minimum of 40LBS; AND

  • Possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license.




  • Performs water and wastewater analysis on influent, clarifier, aeration tanks, digesters, effluent, and streams.

  • Maintains all records, logs, and reports required by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Operating and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) permits.

  • Samples waste water supply and submits samples for laboratory analysis.

  • Ensures tests are performed in accordance with and no less than requirements stated in operating and consumptive use permits. Legible and accurate records are maintained of all test results.

  • Water samples are submitted as required by sample type according to corresponding time frames (monthly, bi-monthly, etc.) to FDEP and any samples failing standards are resubmitted within the required re-test time frame.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on sewage plant, lift station, well house, water tower, and any other associated equipment. All pumps, water tanks, and chlorination, de-chlorination systems are checked daily.

  • Water is tested daily and all water samples are submitted to certified laboratory for testing with results furnished to FDEP, while maintaining legible and accurate monthly water usage records.

  • Visually checks sewage plant, lift station, well house, water tower, and any other associated equipment both during the normal work week and on assigned weekends by performing process control tests to ensure proper operation. A written maintenance log and lubrication schedule is maintained and properly documented. Valves are operated periodically and repaired as needed. Fire hydrants are checked and flushed as directed.

  • All laboratory equipment is cleaned after each use, maintained in good working order, and calibrated as needed. Measuring equipment is accurately calibrated according to certification standards. Laboratory and office work area is kept clean.

  • Maintains areas within treatment plant compound, around lift stations, well houses, and water towers; ensures grounds around specified areas are kept clean and free of debris.

  • Observes established departmental safety practices such as wearing protective gloves and approved respirator while working around or changing chlorine gas or sulfur dioxide cylinders. In the event of a leak, follows Emergency Action Plan (AEP) for securing of affected area and notification of proper emergency response personnel.

  • Complies with Hazardous Waste Management rules and regulations within the workplace.

  • Safety Data Sheets are maintained on each product being used. Quantities are only ordered that can be completely used for purposes intended.

  • Containers and products are disposed of in accordance with Camp Blanding Hazardous Rules and Procedures and spills are reported and cleaned up according to published procedures.




  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of water and wastewater treatment and testing.

  • Skill in the operation and maintenance of pumps, motors, blowers, chlorinators, flow monitoring devices and other related equipment.

  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules and regulations pertaining to water treatment.

  • Ability to use water and wastewater treatment testing equipment.

  • Ability to conduct, analyze and interpret water and waste water treatment tests.

  • Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships



The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs participate in the E-Verify program. Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of any person hired to work in the United States.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov


All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


The Department of Military Affairs values and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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