City of Haines City
  • Utilities
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 16.1051 to 22.6821
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

***Position open until filled***

The City of Haines City is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants for all positions equally without regard to their race, sex, age, color, religion, creed, national origin, veteran status or any other legally protected status. The City of Haines City is a Drug-Free Workplace. Applicants who successfully complete the initial screening process will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen and physical. Police Department applicants will also be required to take a Polygraph Examination. All information provided by an applicant will be verified for truthfulness and accuracy if a conditional offer of employment is made. Applications and other submitted documents are consider public record.


Under the direction of the Wastewater Superintendent, performs duties necessary to support the Wastewater Division to ensure the proper operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment systems and equipment within the appropriate Federal and State regulatory guidelines.


  1. Performs duties necessary to support the Wastewater Division to ensure the proper operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment systems and equipment within the appropriate Federal and State regulatory guidelines. Duties include, but are not limited to, monitoring and sampling, administering treatment processes, conducting of lab tests, sample analysis, running tests on various equipment, cleaning bottles for the auto sampler, and determining test results.
  2. Performs duties necessary to monitor and adjust system flows, treatment process conditions and storage levels by monitoring the status of the production, storage and delivery systems. Duties include maintaining system reports and records by preparing and logging daily reports into the computer system. Responsible for reading and interpreting meters and gauges on central control panel or at individual machines or stage in treatment process, and appropriately adjusts controls.
  3. Responsible for maintaining and cleaning plant and plant equipment, and cleaning lab counters and floors. Duties include, but are not limited to, grounds maintenance, and basic pump and motor maintenance. May assist and/or be cross trained in pump and motor repair, maintenance and installation.
  4. Attends training classes as is required by the State of Florida and as is commensurate with the appropriate level of State licensure for the performance of job duties.
  5. Performs additional duties as assigned.


  • Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of a curriculum resulting in either a High School Diploma or GED, two (2) to three (3) years work related experience, and a Class C Wastewater Operator License are required.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Must be able to communicate and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Ability to read meters, charts, gauges, instructional manuals and directions.
  • Ability to perform or learn basic mathematical equations in the performance of analysis and calculation of dosage.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow technical information, directives, manuals, memos, reports and other work related materials.
  • Ability to write analysis sheets, reports, inventories, logbooks, purchase orders and work requests.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working and professional relationships with City employees and officials, and the general public.
  • Ability to take and follow oral instructions.
  • Ability to work under high demands, short time constraints, and pressure of a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to work shift work and respond to emergency call-out.
  • Familiarity with Micro Soft Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of System/Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).


  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class E driver license.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing and background and credit checks.


This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County. 

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