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Paper based testing for Operators

DEC is pleased to announce that there will be a paper-based option available for Vermont Wastewater Operator Exams.  Licensing examinations are now computer based.  This will be the last opportunity to take a paper exam.  Exams moving forward will only be offered as computer based through PSI.

Detailed instructions on how to register are located on this document.  Please be sure to follow them step by step to ensure a smooth registration process. 

Exam Date: December 6, 2022
Exam Location: ANR Annex Building Conference Room, located at 190 Junction Road, Berlin
Exam Time: Exam time(s) will be dependent on the number of applicants.  DEC will contact candidates once registration is closed. 
Registration Deadline: The registration form and exam fee must be submitted to OPR no later than October 24, 2022.

For questions on applying for licensure and online service-related questions, please contact OPR at


  1. Download and print the paper-based testing registration form.
  2. Fill out the form ensuring that all information is complete and legible. Incomplete forms will not be accepted.
  3. Log in to your Online Services account.
    1. If you do not have an OPR account, you will need to create one and submit an application for licensure.
    2. If you are changing Grades, you will need to log in to your existing account and select the option to “add specialty”
  4. Upload the completed form to your OPR online services account using the “update license/application” feature. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing.
  5. Once the form is processed by OPR, you will receive a notification to the email address on file directing you to log back in and pay the non-refundable exam fee of $48.00 by clicking “miscellaneous payment” and following the screen prompts. Acceptable forms of payment are debit/credit and ACH. This an additional fee separate from the application fee.
  6. Once the fee is paid, you will be approved to take the paper-based exam.

For questions on registering for the exam, please contact OPR at

If you could share this news with your all facility operators it would be greatly appreciated.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 (All day)


  • Meeting Purpose: The Clean Water Board will review public comments recieved on draft State Fiscal Year 2024 Clean Water Budget and make its final State Fiscal Year 2024 Clean Water Budget recommendation.
  • RSVP: Please RSVP by completing this online RSVP form, preferred by Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 4:00 pm. Please indicate, using the RSVP form, if assistance is needed to participate in the public meeting and if you plan to attend in-person at the physical meeting location. A list of in-person visitors must be sent to site security staff ahead of time.
  • Sign-up to Comment: Please indicate, using the online RSVP form, if you wish to voice comments during the hearing. Commenters are also encouraged to submit verbal comments in written form to with subject line “12/7 Clean Water Board meeting” to ensure accuracy in meeting minutes.
  • Attend Remotely: The meeting will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting for full meeting audio and visual. If you require a call-in option to participate (e.g., computer does not have a microphone), dial 1-802-828-7667 and enter phone conference ID: 811 249 512#.
  • Physical Location to Attend In-Person: Public who wish to attend in person may join us at the Agency of Natural Resources, One National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602 in the Catamount Room (Davis Building, Second Floor, Room D215). Please RSVP indicating if you plan to attend in person. A list of in-person visitors must be sent to site security staff ahead of time.
  • Agenda and Materials: To be posted on the Clean Water Board meetings webpage in advance.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 8:30am to 10:00am