City of Norris

Norris Water Commission

Has an opening for the following position: Trainee/Asst. Water Plant Operator

Salary: Open depending on qualifications. Excellent benefit package.

Primary Function: The position performs skilled trades work in the installation, operation,
maintenance, and repairs of the Norris water system facilities including pump stations, water
towers, the distribution system, water hydrants, water meters, and also assists with all aspects
of the Norris sewer system.

The work of this job requires sufficient physical strength, stamina, and ability to pass a
pre-employment examination, fit test, and drug test. The work is physically demanding, may
require lifting heavy objects, and may require working in inclement weather and some weekend
and holiday work may be required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Qualifications: – High school diploma or GED with concentration in a vocation program;
applicant must be able to learn, within a reasonable time frame, the basic knowledge and skills
necessary for the successful operation of NWC Water/Wastewater Operations. Will require
certification in designated field(s) within 12-18 months of employment as determined by Norris
Water Commission. Applicants need to be at least 18 years of age.

Applications are available in the Norris City Office at 20 Chestnut Drive, Norris, TN. Please
submit application by January 6, 2021 to the City Office, by mail (PO Box 1090, Norris, TN 7828),
or email (

The City of Norris is an equal opportunity employer and recruits, employees, trains, compensates, and promotes
without regard to race, creed, color, origin, age, gender, martial status or disability.