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Current Job Notices:

Prairie Island Indian Community - Water/Waste Water Operator

Mountain Lake Municipal Utilities - Water/Wastewater Worker

Fond du Lac - Water/Wastewater Operator Apprentice

City of Cosmos - Public Works Superintendent

City of Saint Peter - Groundskeeper in the Parks Section of the Department of Public Works

City of Benson - Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water -  Water Resource/GIS Technician

North Houghton County Water & Sewage Authority (Calumet, MI) - Assistant Facilities Manager, Wastewater Division

General Manager, Kingbrook Rural Water System, Arlington, SD

Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water System - Water Meter/AMR Installer (Full Time/Temporary)

City of Buffalo -  full-time Water & Wastewater Operators

City of Buffalo - Seasonal Help

City of Williston, ND - Water Plant Operator

City of Medford - Public Works Supervisor

VEOLIA NORTH AMERICA - Wastewater Plant Manager II, Worthington location

City of Menahga - Full-time Public Works Laborer

City of Red Wing - Apprentice Assistant Operator to Operator position

City of Marble/Calumet - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Medford - Public Works Supervisor

City of Northome - Public Works Personnel.

Veolia - Water Operator, Albertville, MN


WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR
  
The Prairie Island Indian Community has an opening for a Water/Waste Water Operator to assist in the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Communityís Waste Water and Water Systems, ensuring that all Federal guidelines and permits are followed. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, must have a valid Class D Water License and/or Class D Waste Water license, a valid driverís license and proof of insurability and good mechanical aptitude. Must have ability to lift 50 pounds. Must pass drug screen and background check. Must be sensitive to Native American culture. Indian Preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7 (b) P.L. 93-638. Qualified candidates please email resume to rachael.zebro@piic.org.

Closing date: until filled.
 

HELP WANTED: Water/Wastewater Worker
 
Mountain Lake Municipal Utilities
 
$18.52/hr Ė $21.85/hr
 
Under the direct supervision of the Water/Wastewater Foreman and the Water/Wastewater Designated License Holder, the Water/Wastewater Worker is responsible for operating and maintaining equipment at the water and wastewater treatment plants; assisting in gathering data, performing tests and generating reports; assisting other City departments; assisting in ordering materials and supplies; and performing other related functions as assigned or apparent. Assists in the operation and periodic inspection of equipment at the water and wastewater treatment plants. Occasionally supervises repairs made to the wastewater treatment plant, water treatment plant, and water disposal and distribution system equipment. Maintains equipment, process tanks, buildings, and grounds in a clean and orderly manner. Obtains water samples and performs simple standard chemical and process control tests. Monitors and/or inspects numerous process control parameters for proper operations. Assists supervisor in maintaining and reviewing accurate maintenance records and monthly reports.
 
View the full job description and access the city job application at https://www.mountainlakemn.com/city-mountain-laÖ/employment/
 
For questions, please contact Michael Schulte, City Administrator, at 507-427-2999 ext.1 or mschulte@mountainlakemn.com
 
Accepting applications until June 14, 2019

Fond du Lac - Water/Wastewater Operator Apprentice

View Job Description Here

Public Works Superintendent, City of Cosmos
 
The City of Cosmos has a full-time opening for their Public Works Superintendent position. The individual will be responsible for the water and sewer operations, streets, parks and general public works and will operate under a licensed supervisor until their licenses are obtained. Must have the ability to obtain a Class C water and Class D wastewater license and CDL driverís license. Email cosmoscity@mchsi.com or call 320-877-7345 for an application and job description. Pay dependent on experience and qualifications.  Position will remain open until filled.

CITY OF SAINT PETER
Department of Public Works
 
Position Openings- GROUNDSKEEPER
 
 
The City of Saint Peter, Minnesota is currently accepting applications for the position of:  Groundskeeper in the Parks Section of the Department of Public Works.  Essential job functions include completing tasks associated with the maintenance, care, and cleaning of city parks and recreational facilities.
 
Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma and one year of experience in the maintenance of parks and recreational facilities, possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class A Driverís License with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement or to obtain within six months of employment with the City; possession of an American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care or obtain within six months.
 
Desirable qualifications:  knowledge of materials, methods, and practices used in the maintenance and care of parks recreational facilities; knowledge of the care of plants, trees, and shrubs; knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety precautions; knowledge of equipment and its operation to perform related tasks in parks maintenance.
 
NOTICE:  The successful candidate must complete and pass a pre-employment physical and drug test and is subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations.
 
Starting pay $18.62 per hour.  Applicants are required to complete a City of Saint Peter application form available in the City Administratorís Office, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082-2538 or by calling (507) 934-0663.  Completed applications must be received by the City Administratorís Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2019.  Faxed, e-mailed, or late applications will not be accepted.  Interviews will be conducted Thursday, June 27, 2019.
 
We are an A/A E.E.O. Employer
 
 

Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Benson
Minnesota

The City of Benson is seeking applicants for the position of Water / Wastewater Operator in a Class A WW facility and a Class C Water facility. This employee performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical work in the operation and maintenance of municipal utilities. The position requires rotation of on-call and weekend duties once a month and will be expected to work overtime as required. 

Minimum Requirements: High School Degree or equivalent; Valid driverís license with clean record; Must live or relocate to within a 30 minute response time; Desire to learn new skills and acquire licensing as a certified operator (training provided).

Desirable Qualifications: Experience with water & sewer piping/repair. Operation of large equipment.  Class A or B driverís license; mechanical / technical skills. Licensure in water / wastewater.

Starting wage range is $22.44 to $25.95 hour DOQ. Obtain an application from the City of Benson website @ http://www.bensonmn.org. Interested candidates are required to submit an application with supplemental information to: City of Benson, 1410 Kansas Avenue, Benson, MN 56215. Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled with those received by May 21st earning first consideration.
 

Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water -  Water Resource/GIS Technician
 
Service oriented self-starter to work with LPRW management and staff to operate and maintain all aspects of a rural water system.  Primary duties include monitoring and protecting water resources, and managing and maintaining GIS/GPS systems and related activities.  Must be able to communicate and work effectively with consultants, local/state/federal agency personnel, staff and the public.  Computer literacy is required.  Position requires post-secondary education in GIS and/or natural resource management field.  Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water System supplies water to over 4,600 rural customers and 36 communities in 10 southwest Minnesota counties.

LPRW offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.  A complete job description is available upon request.  Submit resume to:  Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water, ATTN: Jodi Greer, 415 E Benton St., PO Box 188, Lake Benton, MN 56149.  Phone: (507) 368-4248; Fax: (507) 368-4573; Email: lprwetech@itctel.com

Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

ASSISTANT FACILITIES MANAGER - WASTEWATER OPERATOR (Upper Michigan Pennisula)
  
North Houghton County Water & Sewage Authority (Calumet, MI) is accepting applications for a full time Assistant Facilities Manager in their Wastewater Division.
Minimum requirements; an Associate Degree in Water/Wastewater Technology, Civil Engineering Technology or related field, Michigan Wastewater Class D certification or the ability to obtain the certification within 2 years, Michigan CDL Class B drivers license with tanker and air brake endorsements or ability to obtain license within 6 months.
Applications and a more detailed job description can be picked up at the Calumet Township Office, 25880 Red Jacket Road, Calumet, MI 49913 or by calling (906) 337-0591 to request an application and description be mailed, faxed or e-mailed.

Qualified applications should submit an application with a resume, educational transcripts and four references to the above address by May 24th, 2019. This position will remain open until filled.

General Manager, Kingbrook Rural Water System, Arlington, SD

Kingbrook Rural Water System is headquartered in Arlington, SD, and seeks a General Manager to provide organizational leadership and oversee all operations and activities of the system! This individual will have full responsibility for the construction, operations, maintenance, administrative, and financial functions of the system. The General Manager will work closely with, and report to, the Board of Directors. 

Kingbrook Rural Water System provides water to thousands of residents in eastern South Dakota, several municipalities, as well as customers in a number of counties, including Hamlin, Clark, Kingsbury, Brookings, Lake, Moody, Miner, Beadle, Sanborn and McCook.

Management Responsibilities Include:
∑         Ensure the continual uninterrupted supply of water to customers
∑         Seek ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of water system facilities and equipment
∑         Maintain compliance with applicable state and federal regulations
∑         Ensure efficient operations throughout the organization
∑         Effective management of resources, staff and projects
∑         Provide opportunities for staff development and performance management
∑         Assure proper and timely response to service calls
∑         Implement and enforce safe work programs and practices
∑         In conjunction with Board and staff, establish and implement water rates and any subsequent adjustments
Board Responsibilities Include:
∑         Plan and attend Board of Directors meetings; provide information and accountability as required
∑         Work with the Board to establish and implement strategic goals and plans
∑         Assure that proper accounting procedures and reporting are followed
∑         Review and analyze monthly and annual financial statements
∑         Prepare, present and follow annual budgets and work plans
Administrative Responsibilities Include:
∑         Investment of available system funds in accordance with approved Board policies
∑         Sign and execute reports, contracts, applications and other legal documents on behalf of the system
∑         Approve all operational and capital expenditures within approved budgets
∑         Consult with engineers and legal counsel as needed
∑         Oversee publication of newsletters and other communications
∑         Serve as lobbyist for the organization with legislative and regulatory agencies
∑         Travel to sites with the service area as needed, and to out-of-area/out-of-state meetings as required

Kingbrook Rural Water System offers strongly competitive compensation (dependent on experience), and benefits. Benefits include: health, dental and life insurance, long-term disability, supplemental insurance, flex plan, 401(k), paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays and company vehicle.

To be considered, a bachelorís degree in business, economics, engineering, or related field is desired. A minimum of five years of management experience, preferably in a service or utility industry, is preferred.  Experience with financial management and budgeting is important, as are strong communications and organizational skills.  

Kingbrook Rural Water System is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water System

Water Meter/AMR Installer (Full Time/Temporary)

Under the general direction of the Project Lead, the Water Meter/AMR Installer will assist in customer meter replacement and automatic meter reading (AMR) device deployment throughout our system. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and the public. Desire someone with strong mechanical skills and aptitude, as well as a general understanding of computer and mobile/electronic devices. Must have a valid driverís license. Position is a full-time, temporary lasting to the end of project (approximately 6-12 months). Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water System supplies water to over 4,600 rural customers and 36 communities in 10 southwest Minnesota counties.

LPRW offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Applications can be found online at www.LPRW.com and are accepted until position is filled. A complete job description is available by contacting: Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water, ATTN: Jodi Greer, 415 E Benton St., PO Box 188, Lake Benton, MN 56149. Phone: (507) 368-4248; Fax: (507) 368-4573; Email: lprwetech@itctel.com  This is a Drug-Free work place. Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR
 
The City of Buffalo (16,200 population) is seeking applicants for the positions of full-time Water & Wastewater Operators. The primary duties include performing the day to day operations and maintenance at the Wastewater Treatment Plant along with performing duties for Water Treatment on a scheduled duty basis.
 
Requirements:
Must hold high school diploma or GED.  
Class ďDĒ or higher Wastewater Operators License desirable.
Class ďDĒ or higher Water Operators License desirable.
Must have or be capable of obtaining a Class ďAĒ Minnesota Commercial Driver's License with tanker and air breaks endorsement.
Three years of experience or more in the Wastewater field desirable.
Must have the ability to do duty as required for weekend and weekly coverage as scheduled.
Must live within 30 minutes of Buffalo for duty coverage.
 
 
Wage range $22.81-$27.25/hr. plus benefits. Applications/resumes should be submitted to the City Center, 212 Central Avenue, Buffalo, and can be found at http://www.ci.buffalo.mn.us and sent to Laureen.bodin@ci.buffalo.mn.us. The City of Buffalo is an EOE. No calls please.

Seasonal Help Wanted for City of Buffalo Wastewater and Water Departments

Position involves:
*Indoor and outdoor work.
*Assisting with the maintenance of water distribution and the wastewater collection systems.
*Groundskeeping and maintenance at the Wastewater and Water Treatment Facilities.

Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have a positive attitude.  Must physically be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. repeatedly.  Must have the ability to stand, crouch and bend repetitively for long periods of time. Starting wage $10.13/hr. Willing to negotiate for hard worker.

Apply online at www.ci.buffalo.mn.us  

The City of Buffalo is an EOE.

The City of Williston, ND has an opening for the following position: WATER PLANT OPERATOR

Summary: Performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the moderately complex operation, monitoring, and minor servicing of equipment and chemical treatment analysis in a water treatment plant.

Click here for postiion description and details.

 

The City of Medford is hiring a full-time Public Works Supervisor.  This great career opportunity requires communicating and coordinating with staff and outside agencies, supervising full and part time employees, responsive customer service; and includes managing and implementing maintenance and operation of streets, parks, trails, facilities, vehicles, equipment, and wastewater, water, and storm sewer infrastructure.   The position performs administrative, technical, and professional work. Salary is $54,641-$73,757, DOQ.
 
Requirements:
Minnesota Class D Water and Class D Wastewater licenses (Class C licenses or higher preferred), have the ability to obtain a CPO license; valid driverís license with the ability to obtain a Class B driverís license with air brake endorsement within six months.
 
Applications available at www.medfordminnesota.com or City Hall.  To apply, submit an application and resume.  Mail application materials to City of Medford, Attn: City Administrator, 408 2nd Ave SE, Medford, MN 55049, or email materials to medford@medfordminnesota.com
 
Deadline: Open until filled
 

VEOLIA NORTH AMERICA  

Title: Wastewater Plant Manager II
Location: Worthington, MN
Contact Information:
Ally Haro -Corporate Recruiter
allyson.haro@veolia.com
346-345-8929
 
The facility is a 2 MGD Anaerobic Lagoons with Activated Sludge Industrial WWTF. The plant receives nearly 100% of its loading from JBS (meat packing industry).
 
Job Summary:
Plans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of large/complex water and/or wastewater systems, public works and or multi-sites. Assures its compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, and emergency response procedures. Maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations.
 
Qualifications:
●     High school diploma or GED required.
●     Must have Minnesota Class A Wastewater License or the ability to obtain the license within 6 to 12 months.
●     The position requires candidates that have a strong mechanical aptitude and willingness to get his/her ďhands dirtyĒ to keep the plant in operation.
●     Ability to communicate with both the City Engineer and the JBS management and operations staff on a frequent basis.
●     At least three (3) years progressive management experience within a water /wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection. Supervisory experience of 5 or more employees is highly desirable. Internal management experience preferred.
●     Lab experience for permit testing requirements.
●     Thorough knowledge of Process/Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental and Facilities/Capital Equipment Management with expertise in more than one area of general knowledge requirements.
●     Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.
●     Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex process problems and manage remedial action.
●     Demonstrated knowledge of budget preparation and cost control and have the ability to forecast budget, staffing and equipment needs.
●     Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database software and the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate, manage budget and to streamline processes and increase efficiency.
●     Familiarity with maintenance, operation, regulatory reporting and cost estimating software.
●     Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).
●     Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Companyís Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.
●     Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
●     Valid Driverís license and safe driving record.
**Local candidates preferred, but open to non-local applicants.
 

PUBLIC WORKS LABORER POSITION CITY OF MENAHGA

The City of Menahga, MN (2017 pop. est. 1341) is seeking a Full-time Public Works Laborer. Under general supervision, perform maintenance and repair of the Cityís water and wastewater system. This position will perform weekend checks on the water and wastewater systems. As the need arises, the positon will help with campground and beach bathroom cleaning and assist with street duties assigned by the Public Works Director. Pay $17.80 per hour plus excellent benefits.

The City of Menahga will be accepting applications at 115 2nd St NE, PO Box C, Menahga, MN 56464; fax (218)564-4612; email menahgaws@wcta.net

Application, job notice, job description available on City of Menahga website. www.cityofmenahga.com or by calling city hall at (218)564-4557.

Full-time Apprentice Assistant Operator to Operator
 
The City of Red Wing is hiring for a full-time opportunity as an Apprentice Assistant Operator to Operator position. The intent is in the entry level, work toward higher-level positions upon gaining the necessary experience and operator licenses.  All levels of qualifications will be considered for this position.
This position will assist with operation and maintenance of utility infrastructure (water treatment facilities, booster stations, wells, and reservoirs; wastewater treatment plants and lift stations; water distribution and sewage collection systems).
 
For more information on this employment, opportunities and application visit the cityís website.
http://www.red-wing.org/Jobs.aspx.
Submit materials via email human.resources@ci.red-wing.mn.us
                or mail to
City Hall of Red Wing, Human Resources
315 West 4th Street
Red Wing, MN 55066
 
Deadline: Open until filled
 

The City of Medford is hiring a full-time Public Works Supervisor.  This great career opportunity requires communicating and coordinating with staff and outside agencies, supervising full and part time employees, responsive customer service; and includes managing and implementing maintenance and operation of streets, parks, trails, facilities, vehicles, equipment, and wastewater, water, and storm sewer infrastructure.   The position performs administrative, technical, and professional work. Salary is $52,936-$73,757, DOQ.
 
Requirements:
Minnesota Class D Water and Class D Wastewater licenses (Class C licenses or higher preferred), have the ability to obtain a CPO license; valid driverís license with the ability to obtain a Class B driverís license with air brake endorsement within six months.
 
Applications available at www.medfordminnesota.com or City Hall.  To apply, submit an application and resume.  Mail application materials to City of Medford, Attn: City Administrator, 408 2nd Ave SE, Medford, MN 55049, or email materials to medford@medfordminnesota.com
 
Deadline: Open until filled


JOB OPENING PUBLIC WORKS PERSONNEL

The City of Northome is seeking to fill the position of Public Works Personnel. This position is exempt from overtime and full time with 40 hours per week. The minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma or equivalent. A Class "C" Water Operator's license, a Class "D" Wastewater Operator's license, and a valid Class "B" Minnesota driver's license are required. Water and Wastewater licensing must be obtained within 18 months of employment. Responsibilities of this position include the operation and maintenance of the municipal water and wastewater systems, snow removal, maintaining streets and parks, operation and maintenance of city vehicles  and all other related equipment, and any other duties assigned by the city council. Must possess good public relations skills. Must have a flexible schedule and be willing  to work some evenings and weekends. For a full job description and application packet call the Northome City Clerk's Office at (218) 897-5762. Mail  to Northome City Clerk's Office, PO Box 65, Northome, MN 56628, fax to (218) 897-4002 or deliver in person to 12068 Main Street, Northome, MN 56661

Veolia is the largest sustainable environmental solutions organization globally. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, we specialize in water, waste and energy management
 
Water Operator
Albertville,MN
Full time
$20 - 23/hr DOE
Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k, Vacation
 
MN Grade D License required. Grade C preferred or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment
 
Job Duties:
 
Operates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.
 
Qualifications:
 
Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
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Six months to two years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water treatment.
Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.
Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.
Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
Must possess a valid driverís license and a safe driving record. 
 
 
Pleas forward resumes to tracey.anderson@veolia.com



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