Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

The City of Covington is accepting applications through October 29, 2019 for the position of Licensed Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Applicant should have a Class IV or greater Wastewater Works Operators license issued by the State of Virginia. Applicants should possess a valid VA driver’s license (CDL with air breaks preferred), have basic math & computer skills and have general mechanical, maintenance & repair knowledge. Position is full-time with benefits.

Applications for employment are available at the Virginia Employment & Workforce Service Center office located at 106 N. Maple Avenue, Covington, VA 24426. Applications must be completed at the Virginia Employment office. The City of Covington is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


When positions are available they will be advertised in the local newspaper, Virginian Review and/or the Roanoke Times. Applications for employment may be obtained from the local Workforce Services office (Virginia Employment Commission located at 106 N. Maple Avenue, Covington, VA 24426) or by download from Download Central on our website. The City of Covington is an EEO Employer.

The City of Covington presently employs the following:

  • Accounting Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Secretary, Animal Warden, Automotive Mechanic, Automotive Mechanic Supervisor
  • Building Official
  • Cemetery Sexton, Communications Officer, Crew Supervisor, Custodian
  • Deputy Commissioner of Revenue, Deputy Treasurer, Director of Central Accounting
  • Equipment Operator
  • Landfill Foreman
  • General Maintenance Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Laborer, Landfill Scalehouse Attendant
  • Maintenance Superintendent
  • Parks and Recreation Director, Police Chief, Police Officer, Property Code Enforcer, Public Works Director
  • Refuse Collector
  • Senior Center Coordinator
  • Treatment Plant Chief Operator, Treatment Plant Operator, Truck Driver
  • Utility Worker, Utility Worker/Pump Station
  • Water Service Technician

The City of Covington's benefit package for fulltime employees consists of Local Choice Health Insurance, Minnesota Life Insurance, VRS, annual leave, sick leave, and holiday pay with additional optional benefits.

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