PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
DRINKING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROFESSIONALS LICENSING ACT
54-2409. Application form — License categories — Qualifications for registration and license. (1) The board shall approve an application form for the use of applicants. Each applicant shall submit an original application to the board and provide information and documentation as the board may require including, but not limited to, information relating to the education and experience of the applicant. The board shall accept for review the complete application of any person whose application, accompanied by the necessary documentation and fees, is submitted. The board shall carefully evaluate each application, and shall approve the registration and issuance of a license to any applicant who has not been convicted, found guilty, or received a withheld judgment or suspended sentence in this state or in any other state of a crime deemed relevant in accordance with section 67-9411(1), Idaho Code, and who has met the education, experience and examination requirements set forth in this chapter and the rules adopted pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. If the board finds upon the basis of evidence submitted, and in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, that the applicant does not meet the requirements, the application shall be denied and any fees submitted shall not be refunded.
(2) The board shall issue licenses in the following categories:
(a) Drinking water distribution operator and drinking water treatment operator classes;
(b) Wastewater treatment operator, wastewater collection system operator, and wastewater laboratory analyst classes;
(c) Backflow assembly tester.
(3) Each applicant for licensure as a water system operator or wastewater system operator shall submit to the board a complete application with the required fee and provide documentation of having met the following requirements prior to being considered for a license:
(a) Be a lawful resident of the United States;
(b) Possess a high school diploma, GED, or the equivalent;
(c) Document additional education as outlined by rule;
(d) Document such experience as is required by rule;
(e) Successful completion of and a passing grade on the required examination; and
(f) Other such requirements as may be determined by board rule.
[54-2409, added 2004, ch. 335, sec. 1, p. 1000; am. 2022, ch. 246, sec. 22, p. 804.]