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Date:  Apr 14, 2024
Req ID:  36276

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  39,696.00

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205


Position Number: 22110800

County:  Pulaski              City:  North Little Rock

Posting End Date:  04/29/24

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $39,696.00

Administration – Facilities Services


Additional Preferences:


24/7 shift work is required of this position.


State of Arkansas High Pressure Boiler Operator License required.


Must be able to climb ladders and work on rooftops.


Working knowledge of Microsoft products, specifically Outlook, Excel and Word, is required.


Hiring Official:  J. Joiner

Recruitment Contact:  - 501 683-5699

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: S041C

Grade: GS05


Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00


The Boiler Operator is responsible for operating and maintaining boilers, chillers, and related equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.


Conducts regular inspections of facilities to check gauges, turn boilers on/off, set temperatures, and treat water with chemicals. Cleans water filters to allow unobstructed flow of water into treatment tanks and adjusts the flow of water by regulating valves. Records gauge readings, such as pressure and temperature. Collects samples of water and performs simple chemical tests, using meters to monitor condition of water and bleeds water and gas regulators as needed. Cleans chemical feeders, adjusts flow gauges, and fills with proper chemicals to be added into water. Checks oil and grease levels on pumps. Performs minor maintenance on boilers and other equipment. Changes filters, bearings, belts, and oil in various heating and cooling systems. Cleans boiler rooms and paints boilers as needed. Assists in the disassembling and reassembling of boilers and air conditioning equipment for inspection, cleaning, and minor maintenance. Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the maintenance and operation of low pressure boilers. Ability to evaluate operating and maintenance problems with boilers and related equipment and determine solutions. Ability to perform minor maintenance on boilers and heating/air conditioning equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in the operation of low pressure boilers.


Must be certified as a Low Pressure Boiler Operator by the Department of Labor – Boiler Inspection Division in accordance with ACA 20-23-404.

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock