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Water Quality Technician
Clermont County Public Health

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Water Quality Technician



Type:  Full-Time, Permanent
Pay Rate:  $19.62 - $20.50

Deadline to Apply:  Until Filled


Clermont County Public Health is an excellent place for energetic self-starters and offers generous fringe and benefits. We strive to protect the public’s health by preventing the spread of disease and working with the community to educate and promote good health practices. Public health is a stable work environment, relatively unaffected by economic fluctuations. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Duties:

This is a full time field position in the Water and Waste Division and duties will include:

 Operation permit assessments for Sewage Treatment Systems

·         Sampling of failing Sewage Treatment Systems

·         Sampling Bathing Beaches and other recreational water bodies

·         Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:


·         High School Diploma or equivalent,

·         Be able to lift 75 lbs.

·         Previous onsite septic experience preferred, but not necessary

·         Candidates must be willing to work outside

·         Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license

·         Required to have regular and predictable attendance


Fringe & Benefits:

Benefits & Fringe Package Value: $18,404 to $55,856.

Clermont County Public Health offers a generous fringe and benefits package to all full-time employees:

·         Sign-On Bonus- New Employees receive a one-time $500 sign-on bonus after completing their 180-day probationary period. After one year of service, staff will receive an additional $1,000 bonus.

  • Attractive Schedule- We follow an attractive work schedule of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with the option of a four-day (10 hr/day) workweek once the probationary period is complete.
  • Paid Leave (312-888 hours per year)
    • Vacation- Vacation starts at two weeks annually with up to 5 weeks per year at 20 years of service.
    • Sick- Sick leave accrues at 4.6 hours per 80-hour pay period, which amounts to 15 days per year.
    • Holiday- CCPH observes thirteen paid holidays.
    • Personal Leave- Full-time employees earn one personal day per year and can convert sick leave for up to five additional personal days per year.

o   Parental Leave- After one year of employment, employees are eligible for six weeks of paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child.

o   Military Leave- National Guard, Defense Corps, Naval Militia, and all U.S Armed Forces reserve members are authorized up to 176 hours of paid leave per calendar year for training purposes.

  • Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) – All employees contribute 10% of their salary to PERS, and the agency contributes 14%. The agency estimated value based on the above salary range from $5,713 to $5,970 annually. Employees do not pay federal social security tax from income; all contributions go directly towards PERS.
  • Deferred Compensation Plans– Employees may contribute to tax-deferred supplemental retirement accounts.
  • Tuition Assistance Program – CCPH offers tuition assistance to all employees after one year of service, up to 90% reimbursement.
  • Student Loan Forgiveness- Public service employees may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

·         Sick Leave Rewards- Employees with low sick leave usage traditionally receive an annual sick leave bonus of up to $800. They are also eligible for quarterly drawings, which could earn up to an additional $240 per year.

·         Fleet Vehicle – CCPH provides fleet vehicles to inspection staff and covers all fuel and maintenance. Fleet vehicles are not take-home vehicles.

  • Health Insurance – Employees may choose coverage from single to full family benefits based on eligibility. Depending on the selection, the agency pays 81% - 87% of coverage. The value of health insurance ranges from $6,569 to $25,232 annually. In addition, employees selecting high deductible plans can receive $600 – $1,200 per year for a health savings account.
  • Dental Insurance – Optional for employees to pick up, for $12.25 – $37.51 per pay period.
  • Vision Insurance – Optional for employees to pick up, at $2.82 – $8.08 per pay period.
  • Life Insurance – Agency provides $25,000 annually, with no charge to employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance – Employees may purchase up to $250,000 for employees, $100,000 for spouses, and $20,000 for children.
  • Accident and Critical Illness Insurance – Coverage is available to be picked up by the employee.
  • Long-term Disability – Agency picks up the first five years until the employee becomes vested in PERS.

Contact Information:

All applicants must submit their application online at and follow the application instructions. Resumes and cover letters sent directly to the Public Health office cannot be accepted; they must be uploaded through the website. For general questions regarding the position, please email .  

Additional Information:

Clermont County Public Health is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be selected for interviews based on qualifications and the quality of resumes and cover letters. Upon a conditional job offer, successful applicants must complete a criminal background check, pre-employment physical, and driving record check. Applicants must be drug (including medical and recreational marijuana), tobacco, and nicotine-free.

How to Apply

Accumulate Online:

Contact Information

Robert Wildey
Director of Water and Waste


Clermont County Public Health
Job Posting Dates
03/01/2024 - 08/31/2024
Position Type
Full Time
$19.62 to $20.50 per hour
2275 Bauer Rd., Suite 300, Batavia, OH 45103
Job Functions
Environment/Natural Resources

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