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The Town of Wartrace is a drug-free workplace. All candidates selected for any job opening must pass a drug screen before starting the job.

Wartrace is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in employment opportunities and benefits.

Town of Wartrace
Human Resources

29 Main St., E.

P.O. Box 158
Wartrace, TN 37183
Phone: 931-389-6144

FAX: 931-389-6142


Water Distribution System Operator

Please contact Water Manager Jeremy Garrett: 931-312-9622 for further inquiries. 

The Town of Wartrace, Tennessee,  is seeking Certified Water Distribution Operators who are skilled in but not limited to; proper operation, maintenance, reporting, collection, treatment, distribution and/or disposal of water and wastewater. Maintenance of city fleet, equipment, streets, storm water drains, city owned buildings, parks etc. Preferred experience with heavy equipment and Water Distribution Certification Grade I or II. Will report to the Water Utility Manager.

Ideal Candidate:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Valid Tennessee Driver’s License

  • Valid Tennessee CDL License or ability to obtain within 6 months (Preferred)

  • State of Tennessee Grade I or II Water Distribution, Grade 1 Wastewater Treatment (Preferred) and Grade 1 Wastewater Collection (Preferred).

  • One or more years of experience is a plus.

  • Experience with Telemetry and SCADA Systems

  • Professional behavior, Time management, Communication Skills

  • Administrative Skills

  • Experience with operation of heavy equipment: Backhoe, Skid Loader, etc.

  • Knowledge of safe work environment principles and PPE.

  • Finalist must pass a federal, state, and local background check prior to employment.

  • Finalist must pass drug and alcohol Screening prior to employment to be in compliance with laws and regulations regarding a Drug Free Workplace.

  • Additional job responsibilities if asked to complete

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Flexible schedule

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift (Monday-Friday)

  • Participate in On-call rotation

  • Holidays per On-call rotation

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Wartrace, TN 37183: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

  • TDEC Water Distribution Certification Grade I or II

  • TN CDL (Optional)

Work Location: In person

Employment Application

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