City of Columbus has a job opening for Water Distribution Operator II

City of Columbus- Department of Public Utilities
Division of Water
Water Distribution Operator II

This position will monitor data and operations of the water distribution system by reviewing pumping, pressure, flow, and demand data daily. Coordinate with water treatment plant operations and control center manager regarding water supplies, levels, pressures and flows. Make suggestions and adjustments to the distribution system as needed to ensure acceptable water operations and levels in the system. Review data daily to create water operations reports for supervision and management on the operations of the water distribution system. Maintain levels and control points in the SCADA software for water operations and create and correct operation displays for operators on the SCADA system for operations. It will supervise Water Distribution Operator I’s, assign work, approve leave and overtime and complete performance appraisals.  Also, ensure all safety and work rules are followed within the water distribution control center. 

To be considered for this position, candidates must possess a valid Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) State of Ohio Water Distribution II or an EPA State of Ohio Water Supply II, III, or IV operator certificate and two (2) years of experience in the operation of a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. Also, a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. The salary range for this position is: $64,839 – $97,235 annually.

If you are interested, please submit an application to the Civil Service Commission by applying online at by 11/02/2020. You may also apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to

Pre-employment drug screening and BCI& I background check are required if selected.

City of Columbus is an equal opportunity employer.

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