Biosolids Recycling Technician

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The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent work ethic and a positive attitude.  The candidate should be a team player with great communication skills.

Position transports treated nutrient rich solids called biosolids using a tractor trailer tanker from the Wastewater Treatment Plant to farm land application sites.  Utilizes and maintains heavy equipment such as tractor trailer tankers, specialized biosolids spreading equipment, skid-steer, pumps, and dewatering equipment. Position flags fields, gathers soil samples, maintains roads, completes inspections and provides support to Wastewater operations, maintenance and laboratory staff.  Position also provides assistance to the Wastewater and Water Treatment Plants in recycling and removing treatment plant solids and transporting them to a composting facility.  


  • Membership in the NC Local Government Employees Retirement System
  • Employer 457 plan contribution and retirement health savings account. 
  • Paid Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurances
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Sick and Personal Leave
  • Bereavement and Parental Leave
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Bonus Pay for Additional Certifications and/or Education.


  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Position requires a North Carolina Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with tanker endorsement
  • Previous experience with operating and maintaining tractor trailer tankers, tractors and spreaders, skid-steer and roll-off truck desired
  • Must meet and maintain requirements for CDL and safety sensitive position
  • Position frequently exerts 10-25 pounds and occasionally 50-100 pounds.

OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity and inclusion. Certified Orange County Living Wage Employer.