City Of Monroe

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I

City Of Monroe
Monroe, NC Full time
Posted on September 17, 2017

The City of Monroe, North Carolina, has a population of approximately 34,323 and is located 20 miles southeast of Charlotte, North Carolina, in Union County. There are 29.6 square miles within the corporate city limits. There is an extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ) in which the City provides zoning and building permitting services.  

The city is a “Smart Growth” community and is diverse, vibrant, progressive, and growing rapidly.  The City of Monroe is where the heartland meets high tech.  The community has and continues to experience a strong economy offering residents a good quality of life.  Major types of industries in the city include aerospace/defense, agriculture/food processing, automotive, construction materials, machine building, metals/super alloys, and plastics.  Citizens have access to shopping centers, major interstates, state of the art medical facilities, excellent library, and restaurants.  They can take advantage of the various parks and recreational opportunities available such as the Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center which includes an outdoor water park, Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center, and the Monroe County Club.  Educational institutions in the area include Wingate University and South Piedmont Community College.  There are several additional universities and colleges in Charlotte, North Carolina.


The City of Monroe, North Carolina, is seeking a dynamic individual for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I. Duties include operating, collecting samples and data, preparing and maintaining required records of plant operations and performing preventative maintenance on plant equipment of a 10.4 MGD WWTP. This is a shift position with weekend and holiday work required as well as covering vacancies on other shifts. Requires possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina and possession of or ability to obtain a Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification. Salary grade 9; salary can range from a minimum of $29,744 to a maximum of $46,114. Apply online at and select Employment Opportunities. EOE/Drug Free.