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Water Resource Recovery Assistant

Attention: Monroe County full-time employees will receive a  $1,000 quarterly retention payment each quarter in 2024! Apply today - another great reason to join the Monroe County workforce!

Location: Rochester, NY
Title: Water Resource Recovery Assistant
Deadline: Until Filled
Salary: $39,622 - $54,289 annually
Agency/Dept.: Environmental Services

Description of Duties

This is a semi skilled position responsible for a variety of tasks related to the operation of pumps, centrifuges, and hydraulic systems for a wastewater treatment plant and wastewater pumping station.  Duties involve manual labor in the cleaning, operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment and pumping station equipment and facilities and responding to emergency situations.  Moves items weighing up to approximately fifty (50) pounds.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Senior Water Resource Recovery Operator or other higher-level staff member.  Lead supervision may be exercised over staff.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma.


If you are appointed, you will be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

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