Job Posting – Operator Apprentice


Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant – Full Time Operator Apprentice:  

The City of Three Rivers is hiring a Full Time Operator Apprentice for the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). This entry level position learns the technical work necessary to do the operations and maintenance of the City’s WWTP and facilities. Each month one-quarter to one-half of the Operator Apprentice’s time is spent doing laboratory analyses. The WWTP is a 2.75 MGD State of Michigan NPDES permitted facility that treats wastewater from the City of Three Rivers, the Village of Constantine, and two other surrounding St Joseph County townships.    (note:  this section may be abbreviated compared to what is in job-posting.pdf (linked below)…

Minimum requirements:High school graduate or GED and possess the knowledge and ability to perform the job functions required for the position. This position also requires the possession or ability to obtain a Michigan Class B CDL driver’s license with Tanker Truck and Air Brake Endorsements within three (3) months of hire.  For additional requirements, refer to job posting (PDF) linked below.

This is a full-time union position with a starting pay rate of $17.00/hour.

Applications are available at the City’s website (online at or at Three Rivers City Hall, 333 W Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, MI 49093. Interested candidates should submit an official application, resume and cover letter to Deputy Director of Finance and Administration; Leslie Wilson, at the above listed address, M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  [ph. (269)273-1075 x108,, fax (269)273-3132.  Applications accepted until filled.

For a complete description on this open position, refer to: job posting.pdf


City of Three Rivers
Equal Housing Opportunity
Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 04/24/2018 at City Hall, PD, FD, Library, Finance, DPS, WWTP