Operator-in-Training, City of Lorain

OPERATOR-IN-TRAINING, CITY OF LORAIN JOB IN LORAIN


Organization : Lorain Utilities Purification Plant or Black River Wastewater Treatment Plant
Job Category : Water and Sewers
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : OH
City : Lorain
Salary and Benefits : Grade 22: 15.88/ hr. up to $19.85/hr

OPPORTUNITY FOR EMPLOYMENT

DATE OF ISSUE: FEBRUARY 2, 2018 -   TEST#18-04

THE LORAIN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ANNOUNCES

A COMPETITIVE ENTRY LEVEL EXAMINATION

TO ESTABLISH AN ELIGIBILITY LIST FOR THE POSITION OF:

CLASSIFICATION TITLE:                                         SALARY:

Operator-in-Training /                                                             Grade 22                 

Lorain Utilities Purification Plant or                                         $16.04/ hr. up to $20.05/hr             

Black River Wastewater Treatment Plant                              

FILING OF APPLICATION

Application must be made on the regular application forms available in the office of the Lorain Civil Service Commission, 7th floor, Lorain City Hall, 200 West Erie Ave, Lorain, Ohio 44052 OR applications are also now available online at cityoflorain.org.  Go under Civil Service Department and then Job Application and follow the 4 step instructions. The Civil Service will begin accepting applications on Monday,February 5, 2018  through Friday, February 16, 2018  from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Applications may be submitted in person either by you or your representative OR you may email directly to rosemary_white@cityoflorain.org. The office is closed on holidays and every day from approximately 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.  

EXAMINATION

TIME:            Wednesday,  February 21, 2018   6:00 p.m. REPORT PROMPTLY

PLACE:         General Johnnie Wilson Middle School

                        2700 Washington Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052

SCOPE:         The written exam will include but not be limited to questions on algebra, geometry, mechanical capabilities, ability to identify & resolve problems, application of principles of logic, maintenance & minor repair of equipment, safety & use of equipment.  You may bring a non-scientific calculator to the exam.  A 70% passing point will be used on this examination.

                        ELIGIBILITY

This is an entry-level examination. Applicants must be a United States citizen or have legally declared their intentions of becoming one.  Applicants must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.  Applicants must possess and show at time of application a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residence.  Applicants must be proficient in Algebra and Geometry.  Must have initiative to study for Water Purification Plant Operator Class I license or Water Pollution Control Plant Operator Class I license.

All potential City of Lorain Civil Service classified employees will be required to successfully pass a background investigation and a basic pre-employment physical and drug test administered under the direction of the City of Lorain prior to their appointment.   All potential candidates for this position will be required to take and pass a job related test and/or practical test administered by the Civil Service Commission and supervisory staff.   A passing grade of seventy (70) percent must be achieved on this test.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for appointment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliation, disability or any other non-merit factor.

RATING 

Upon passing, your name will be placed on the list of eligibles.  Upon passing, 20% veteran’s credit will be awarded to qualified applicants who show certified proof of honorable discharge or discharge under honorable conditions.  A member in good standing of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Ohio National Guard, who successfully completes the member’s initial entry-level training shall receive a credit of 15% of the person’s total grade given in the examination in which the person receives a passing grade who also show certified proof of honorable discharge or discharge under honorable conditions.

**NEW:

 Effective June 7, 2017 additional credit shall be added to passing scores of applicants' entry level examinations by the Lorain Civil Service Commission as provided in subsections 5.7 (b)(3) (a-c) herein below:

(a)        Bachelor Degree, Masters Degree or Doctorate degree from a college or university accredited by one of the six (6) major regional accrediting bodies within the United States (ie., MSA, NEASC, NCA, NAC, SACS or WACS) -  Ten percent (10%) of exam score on ALL entry level examinations

(b)        Associates Degree from a college or university by one of the six (6) major regional accrediting   bodies within the United States (ie., MSA, NEASC, NCA, NAC, SACS or WACS) - Five percent (5%) of exam score on ALL entry level examinations

(c)        Resident of City of Lorain for minimum of one year immediately preceding examination (must provide driver's license and utility or cable bill)  - Five percent (5%) of exam score on ALL entry level examinations

Total credit added to an entry level examination passing score shall not exceed twenty percent (20%) of the passing score.  (Example, if an applicant scores 75% on an entry level examination, the maximum additional credit is 15 points, .20 X 75 = 15).  

 DUTIES

 A job description will be available upon request. 

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