Wastewater Operator II

The Wastewater Operator II position shall have a certification level 2 for wastewater system operation from EPA.


Public Improvement Authority

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Job Description:

The Wastewater Operator II position shall have a certification level 2 for wastewater system operation from EPA. Pueblo of San Felipe to provide training and cover associated costs to attain certification. Have previous experience in the oversight, repair, and management of Wastewater Treatment Plant and Lift Stations located throughout the Pueblo. Must have some knowledge and the ability to operate small heavy equipment such as skid steers, mini-excavators, grading tractors, and all requirements of Waste Water Operator I.


Assist in the day-to-day operations and oversight, repair, and management of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Lifts Stations located through the Pueblo.  Other duties are the repair and maintenance of sewer mains, sewer services, and sewer appurtenances and wastewater utility construction that the Wastewater Division (WWD) undertakes. Use of a variety of hand tools (i.e., shovels, rakes, sledge hammers, power drills, power saws, grease gun, air tools, water pumps, jumping jack and flat plate tampers, etc.). Responsible for performing work by following instructions of foreman and any other individuals identified by the foreman for assigned utility construction projects to be undertaken by the Wastewater Division (WWD).

*Note* This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions or to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.


High School Diploma or equivalent.

Must have an EPA Level 2 Certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have a Level 2 Wastewater Certification from EPA. Must assist to maintain Wastewater System. Must have some knowledge of operation of small heavy equipment. Must be able to take direction and be familiar with a variety of hand tools. Will help in completing wastewater utility construction projects. Will be responsible for learning all safety requirements of the department and be required to attend training as needed.

Required Licenses/Certifications: A valid driver’s license. 

Physical Requirements: The physical demands require outside work in all seasons and for prolonged periods of time. May require driving in variable weather conditions. Requires walking in undeveloped and uneven terrain.

Preferences: San Felipe Member Preference, Native American Preference and Veteran’s Preference.

Preferred Qualifications – Keres speaking is desirable.

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