Maryland Environmental Service has an opening for an Operator-In-Training at our Dorsey Run facility in Jessup, MD. This 3-year program includes on the job training, an independent study program, and professional in-house mentoring and coaching. Starting salary is $28,392, with excellent benefits. During the 3-year period, there will be periodic pay raises based on motivation and performance. Successful graduates of the program will be offered Operator positions with MES.
Some MES facilities provide services 365 days a year, which might mean that you could be required to work in varying weather conditions, on weekends and holidays, or be called to work during emergency situations. To be considered for the Program, you must have a HS Diploma or GED, and a driver's license with less than 5 points. Candidates who are mechanically inclined and have good, basic math skills will excel.
To view an informational video about the program, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDEemFOq3DE
MES believes our employees are our greatest asset. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including: Generous 401k match, health insurance, considerable financial assistance towards continuing education, paid vacation, personal, and sick leave as well as life and disability coverage. Maryland Environmental Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis. MES does not participate in programs which require sponsorship for work visas.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is $13.65/hr; there will be periodic pay raises based on motivation and performance.
Internal Number: R00216
About Maryland Environmental Service
When Maryland’s Governor and legislators created the Maryland Environmental Service in 1970, the agency’s mission was clear — protect and enhance the state’s air, land and water resources. Thirty-six years later, this independent state agency continues to take on projects that fulfill this vital directive. Today, we work with both governmental and private sector clients to find innovative solutions to some of the most complex environmental challenges. Our goal is to combine the public sector’s commitment to environmental protection with the private sector’s efficiencies, flexibility and responsiveness. The agency offers its services at competitive rates and works on projects including water and wastewater treatment, solid waste management, composting and organic products marketing, recycling and marketing of recovered materials, dredged material management and recycling, hazardous materials cleanup and engineering, monitoring and inspection services.Service employees are involved in more than 402 environmental projects located in four states — projects that range in cost from $2,800 to $6.3 million. Our environmental scientists and engineers are available for analytical or eng...ineering problems. Service employees design and operate state-of-the-art facilities. The agency’s management team is made up of seasoned veterans of facility operations. Our wealth of expertise is coupled with a commitment to strict environmental compliance and safe work practices. For more than three decades, the Service has been dedicated to preserving Maryland’s natural treasures. This commitment is stronger today than ever before.