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§ 3702. Application for Certification.

23 CA ADC § 3702BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 23. Waters
Division 3. State Water Resources Control Board and Regional Water Quality Control Boards
Chapter 26. Wastewater Treatment Plant Classification, Operator Certification, and Contract Operator Registration
Article 8. Certification of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators
23 CCR § 3702
§ 3702. Application for Certification.
(a) An application for certification shall include the applicant's full name, mailing address, work and home telephone numbers, social security number, date of birth, the grade level of certification that is being requested; if currently certified, the operator's current grade level and certificate number, and all of the following information unless previously provided to the Office of Operator Certification:
(1) a copy of a high school diploma or equivalent; college transcripts; graduate school transcripts; report cards; certificates of completion for wastewater treatment and management courses; and chemical, civil, or mechanical engineering registrations issued to the applicant by California or another state, a territory, or an Indian tribe, to verify completion of education requirements;
(2) the business address and telephone number of each wastewater treatment plant at which the applicant has acquired qualifying experience, including current employment, and the amount of qualifying experience acquired at each wastewater treatment plant;
(A) An applicant who is currently employed as an operator shall submit an original signed statement by the chief plant operator verifying:
(i) the applicant's qualifying experience acquired at that wastewater treatment plant; and
(ii) a description of the duties that the applicant performs and/or will be performing at that wastewater treatment plant.
(B) An applicant who is not currently employed as an operator, but who meets all certifications requirements is not required to submit an original signature from a chief plant operator.
(C) An applicant who is a chief plant operator shall submit an original signed statement by the owner verifying:
(i) the applicant's qualifying experience acquired at that wastewater treatment plant; and
(ii) a description of the duties that the applicant performs and/or will be performing at that wastewater treatment plant.
(3) a signed statement regarding whether a certifying body or court, for any act associated with performing duties at a facility that treats wastewater in a state other than California, in a territory, or on land under the jurisdiction of an Indian tribe, provided the duties are comparable to the duties of an operator or contract operator at a wastewater treatment plant, has ever: taken final action to revoke or suspend the applicant's certification or registration; taken final action to discipline or impose administrative civil liability on the applicant or conducted an investigation regarding the applicant; or imposed civil or criminal liability upon the applicant;
(4) information regarding any experience for which the applicant is requesting qualifying experience credit pursuant to section 3684;
(5) the applicant's original signature;
(6) additional information, evidence, statements, or documents to support the application as requested by the Office of Operator Certification; and
(7) the certification fee prescribed in article 10.
(b) Within 30 days of receipt of an application, the Office of Operator Certification shall notify the applicant in writing whether the application is complete or deficient. If there is a deficiency, the Office of Operator Certification shall inform the applicant in writing of the specific requirements necessary to complete the application. If the applicant does not correct the deficiency within 60 days from the date of the notification, the application shall be denied.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 1058, 13627 and 13628, Water Code. Reference: Sections 13627 and 13628, Water Code.
HISTORY
1. Repealer and new section filed 6-24-92; operative 6-24-92 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 92, No. 26).
2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 7-28-94; operative 8-29-94 (Register 94, No. 30).
3. Amendment of subsection (b)(6) filed 3-27-98; operative 4-26-98 (Register 98, No. 13).
4. New article 8 heading and repealer and new section filed 1-28-2013; operative 4-1-2013 (Register 2013, No. 5).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 3702, 23 CA ADC § 3702
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