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Certified Wastewater Operator - $27-$40/hour
Phoenix, AZ

Seeking certified wastewater operator 2, 3, or 4 to conduct audits of existing wastewater treatment plants statewide that discharge to protected surface waters. These may have an Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination Permit and are conducting self-monitoring and reporting.

This is a 25 hour/week part-time position between 7:00AM - 6:00PM. Employee can report onsite or work from home but travel and onsite work at remote locations statewide is required. Employee must provide their own transportation.


  • Assessing treatment plants, as assigned by the surface water value stream, to understand root cause for a facility exceeding a permit limit.
  • Reviewing discharge monitoring reports and associated lab data
  • Completing technical assistance visits
  • Writing comprehensive reports
  • Suggesting system optimizations
  • Working with facility owners and operators, as well as ADEQ enforcement staff to return the facility to compliance


  • Required to be a certified wastewater operator 2, 3 or 4

$27.26 - Level 2
$34.07 - Level 3
$40.89 - Level 4

For more information, contact Christine Hawn at 602 788-5890 ext 123 or email at