Belfast Water District

Full-Time Water Operator


Belfast Water has an opportunity for the right individual to join our team as a Water Operator. This full-time position requires someone neat, self-motivated, and enjoys communicating with and assisting customers. The work can sometimes be very physically demanding and may require long hours, especially in an emergency situation.

Daily duties for this position include, but not limited to, duties at our two well sites and booster stations, such as daily pumping records, treatment levels, and facility maintenance and cleaning. Other daily duties include customer service work orders, meter readings, meter changes, service activations, and deactivations.

Fieldwork includes repair and replacements of Water Mains, Water Services, Fire Hydrants, Gate Valves, etc. This position includes the operation of vehicles and equipment such as Pickups, Dump Truck, Front end loader, Excavator, Hydro-Vacuum excavator, compressor, compactors, and pipe saws.  Familiarity with these materials and equipment is beneficial.

The successful candidate must have a clean driving record with at least a valid Class C driver's license.  A Class A or B license, or be able to attain one within 2 years, is preferred.  Candidate must also have a valid Maine State Class II Water Distribution and Water Treatment license or ability to attain one within 3 years.

After training, you will be part of a rotation schedule to do a call duty week including Saturday and Sunday, plus after-hours emergencies. The position requires that you carry a cellphone and be available to respond to Belfast within 20 minutes. The call duty schedule is set a year in advance and includes doing the daily duties at the well sites.

Belfast Water District is an equal opportunity employer that offers very competitive wages and benefits:  Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Sick Leave, Health Insurance, Maine State Retirement, Short Term Disability Insurance, and Life Insurance.

The job application can be found on our website at www.belfastwater.org or by email to: info@belfastwater.org

Please submit completed application and resume to Keith Pooler, Superintendent, Belfast Water District, P.O. Box 506, Belfast, ME 04915 or email to: info@belfastwater.org 

For additional information, please call 207-338-1200.

Applications accepted until the job is filled.

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