Virginia Journeyman Conventional Onsite Sewage System Operator License

The Journeyman Conventional Onsite Sewage System Operator License allows you to do the following work:

  • Operate and maintain conventional onsite sewage systems under the direct supervision of a master licensee

How to Get the Journeyman Conventional Onsite Sewage System Operator’s License in Virginia?

To apply, the candidate must fulfill the following qualification:

  1. Qualification 1:
    • Document Qualifying Experience: Six months of full-time experience assisting with the operation and maintenance of conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems verified by one or more of the following: an Onsite Soil Evaluator, an Onsite Sewage System Operator, a Professional Engineer, or an authorized Onsite Soil Evaluator
    • No education or exam requirements

Once completed, follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the license application, and an experience verification form
  2. Submit the documents and the corresponding fee to the DPOR
  3. Expect The Department's response in regards to the license

For further information regarding the licensing process, please reach out to the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation at 804-367-8595