Town of Lincoln Water Department
Water Operator 3

Under general direction of the Water Commissioners and the daily supervision of the Water Superintendent performs all duties of filtration plant operation, meter changes, work orders, customer complaints, raw water pump station, water mains, wells, storage tank, telemetry and customer service related issues. Participates with the rotating on call schedule. Works weekends, holidays and nights as required. Possess the ability to respond to department emergencies and must live within 60 minutes of Lincoln.

Ensure the integrity of the town’s water system through the oversight of, among other things, fire protection, hydrant maintenance, semi-annual flushing of the water system, leak detection, and back-flow prevention program. Maintain daily logs of operating procedures. Assist in the preparation and maintenance of variety of standard reports, including annual state and federal reports, and maintain NPDES compliance reports and sample collection.  Compile data as required for monthly and quarterly reports to be prepared by Water Treatment Plant Manager.

Maintain current knowledge of legislative and technical developments affecting water through research and attendance at meetings, seminars, etc. Perform other related duties as required. Must possess a Massachusetts Drinking Water Grade 2 Treatment license and a Grade 2 Distribution license or the ability to obtain within six months of hire.

The hourly rate range is $29.27-$36.52, based on experience. The town of Lincoln will award credit for years of service for longevity, we will match you accrued vacation time and carry over your sick leave balance The job description and application can be found at Submit cover letter and resume to MaryBeth Wiser, Water Superintendent Town Offices, 16 Lincoln Road, Lincoln, MA 01773, or Open until filled. AA/EOE