City of Moab, UT
  • Moab, UT, USA
  • Full Time


Performs a variety of journey and apprentice level labor and maintenance duties in order to operate and maintain the City's Water Reclamation Facility.


Supervision Received: The WRF Worker I works under the general supervision of the WRF Superintendent.

Supervision Exercised: N/A


Takes readings and records all gauges, meters and indicators of sewage, water, gas and power flow, and makes the required adjustments to ensure that each stage of the process is functioning properly.

Performs water sampling as required by discharge permit, EPA, State Health, and Division of Water Quality; conducts necessary on-site tests; coordinates necessary off-site tests.

Maintains daily records relating to influent volume, recirculation, temperature of sludge, etc., for future reference and to meet Federal and state requirements.

Makes routine and general repairs or adjustments to equipment or circuits when required; operates chemical feeding equipment and various manual equipment such as pumps, blowers and air compressors; assists in performing necessary work to keep structures, equipment, buildings and grounds neat and clean in appearance.

Maintains a clean and safe working environment; portrays a positive public image and works with the public and other employees in a courteous and professional manner.

Performs related duties as required or assigned by the WRF Superintendent.


Education and Experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent


  • One (1) year of experience in the use and maintenance of sewer facilities including engines, pumps, motors and other machinery and mechanical equipment

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Working knowledge of the general operation of water reclamation facility; working knowledge of the construction and operation of various water reclamation facility equipment; working knowledge of the lubrication and repair of engines, pumps, motors and other machinery and of the basic principles of mechanical operation.

  1. Ability to perform strenuous labor for extended periods of time; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish working relationships with other employees and the public.

Special Qualifications (Licenses, Certifications, etc.)

Upon employment:

  • Must possess a valid Utah driver's license.

Within the first year of employment:

  • Must obtain CDL License
  • Must receive First Aid and CPR Certification

Work Environment and Physical Demands

The WRF Worker I work in variable weather and physical conditions and may work in variable and hazardous traffic conditions wearing appropriate safety equipment. The WRF Worker I is regularly exposed to human waste, chemicals normally used in the operation of a water reclamation facility, and other potentially hazardous substances. Tasks may involve muscular strain, including walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching and lifting. Talking, hearing and seeing are necessary to performing most essential duties. Common eye, hand and finger dexterity is required for most essential functions.


Formal application; interview with hiring authority. Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and background check.

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