Part-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Laborer

Purpose of Position



Operate and maintain the City Waste Water Plant


Major Duties and Responsibilities



Supervision Received

            The immediate supervisor for this position is the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent.


Supervision Exercised



General Information
OXFORD, MS 38655
United States
Employee Type  Seasonal
Job Category  City of Oxford Public Works Department
Industry  Water/ WaterWater Treatment  Plant
Required Degree  High School
Manage Others  No
Contact Information
Name  Taylor Gex
Phone  662-232-2313

Biology or chemistry as it relates to water




Laboratory testing procedures

Proper grammar and proper use of English in speaking and writing

OSHA standards and regulations concerning employee safety

Federal and state statutes concerning the work of the department

Mathematical skills, including addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication



Skills and Abilitiies

Work with various types of lab equipment

Work as a team member with other employees

Make decisions within specified time restraints

Communicate effectively with residents, elected officials, other City employees, contractors, etc., both orally and written

Maintain confidentiality

Work autonomously when necessary

Handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions

Deal with others in a professional manner

Maintain professional composure in heated situations

Follow departmental and City procedures


Special Requirements


The person in this position must have a valid driver’s license,. A high school diploma or its equivalent is required.


Tools and Equipment Used




Physical Demands


Physical work involved with this position includes, but is not limited to walking, lifting, and climbing






Maintain Waste Water Plant equipment

Make sure equipment is running properly

Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment


Maintain departmental grounds

Mow lawns

Pick up paper and other debris


Attend training sessions and seminars for professional development

Maintain skills and knowledge necessary for proper waste water treatment

Read publications dealing with waste water abreast of changes in the field

Maintain all necessary certifications


Assist in all laboratory procedures


Assist the Superintendent in waste water purification


Perform other duties as directed



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities