Job Opportunity- Water Treatment Plant Operator

Frederick Water is a public water and sewer utility that has an immediate opening for a Water Treatment Plant Operator that will be located at the new 8 MG Water Treatment Facility located in Stephenson, VA. 

The Plant Operator will assist in ensuring the facility is operational and meets permit requirements by performing routine operational tasks including skilled and technical work on water treatment plant equipment and facilities. The Operator will perform duties including SCADA process control, sampling and analysis, monitoring and controlling treatment operations, data entry, preparing monthly reports, and regular preventive maintenance. The facility utilizes advanced treatment technology and is subject to stringent standards and state/federal regulations. All candidates must have the ability to communicate and relay information verbally and in writing to coworkers and supervisors.   


Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or GED with strong math skills and the ability to use logic to solve problems. All unlicensed candidates must be eligible and able to obtain a minimum of a VA Waterworks Operator Class IV license within 2 years. Candidates must have a valid driver's license.

Operators are essential personnel and are required to work rotating shifts including weekends and holidays; a sample schedule will be provided to candidates.

Special Requirements: Employment is contingent on passing a background check and drug screen. 

Frederick Water offers competitive salaries and benefits, and encourages professional development and advancement through training and educational opportunities. It’s a great place to work and grow!

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