Apply for: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator-in-Training/Operator I/Operator II (19882951)

Personal Information

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Submit an online application and supplemental questionnaire at or to the Human Resources Department, City of San Mateo, 330 W. 20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403, (650) 522-7260.

Application Deadline:

This is a continuous recruitment.

Interview Process:

All applications, resumes, and answers to the supplemental questions received will be reviewed for minimum qualifications.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an employment list. The employment list will be updated continuously as applicants meet the minimum qualifications. When a position needs to be filled, the hiring manager will refer to the employment list for further screening.  Once placed on an employment list, and at the time a vacancy occurs, eligible candidates on the employment list may be contacted by the hiring department and scheduled for a department interview.

Date Posted

July 3, 2019

Note: The City of San Mateo reserves the right, at its discretion, to limit the number of qualified candidates invited to the selection process.

Fine Print

Prior to hire, candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, including a driving record review, reference check, and a Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint background checks. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose a conviction will result in disqualification from the recruitment process.   

Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should contact Lourdes Coles, Sr. Human Resources Analyst at or (650) 522-7264.  Do not upload any documents related to your request for accommodation in CalOpps. 

The policy of the City of San Mateo is to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual preference, marital status or national origin. It is the intent and desire of the City of San Mateo that equal employment opportunity will be provided in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting, wages, benefits, and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment. The City of San Mateo is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).