Job Opening: Water Plant Operator

The City of Bardstown is looking for a qualified individual to fill the full-time position of Water Plant Operator/Operator Trainee. 

Some of the job duties include: 

  1. Performing daily operation and maintenance duties at the wastewater plant in compliance with established procedures and standards and federal, state and local laws and ordinances.
  2. Inspecting pumps, charts, gauges, and meters on a scheduled basis.
  3. Adjusting chemicals in accordance with prescribed standards; collecting samples and performing laboratory tests or forwarding to laboratories as required; preparing, recording and forwarding lab results.
  4. Preparing and maintaining accurate reports/records.
  5. Assisting with servicing and performing preventive maintenance on plant and equipment; making minor repairs and/or adjustments to plant and equipment; forwarding requests for major repairs and/or equipment and tools to superiors.
  6. Maintaining and cleaning plant and grounds. 

Salary is based on qualifications and experience. Applicants must be able to work flexible shifts. The City offers a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, paid vacation, personal days, and retirement contributions. Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.

Applications are online at  All interested persons should submit an application along with a resume to City Hall, Attn: Greg Ashworth, 220 N. Fifth Street, Bardstown, KY 40004, by 4:30 on Friday, December 14th, 2018.    

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The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer