Water Plant Operator

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Plainfield Charter Township is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Plant Operator.  The Township Water Department owns and operates a complete treatment lime softening water plant with a plant rated capacity of 16 MGD located in Plainfield Township, County of Kent, Michigan. The facility provides potable water to Plainfield Township, Alpine Township, Algoma Township, and a portion of Grand Rapids Township serving over 40,000 people.

Qualifications for the position include a high school or equivalent degree and must have Michigan “F-4” water treatment license, or ability to obtain one within one year. The treatment facility operates seven days a week with shifts covering eight to twelve hours with second shift work in the summer months. The pay range is $19.00/hour (entry level) to $31.15/hour dependent on qualifications and license, plus excellent fringe benefits. Water Plant Operators are represented by the Plainfield Township Municipal Employees Association. 

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To apply, please email a cover letter and resume, no later than January 24, 2022, to:  hr@plainfieldmi.org