Municipal Job Listings

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Check out other job postings at www.lmc.org  (League of MN Cities)

Current Job Notices: 

Serpent Lake Sanitary Sewer District – Waste Treatment Operator

PeopleService, Inc. – WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR OR OPERATOR-IN-TRAINING
Arlington, MN

MPCA–  Hydrologist – Hydrologist 3

City of Argyle– (2 positions) Maintenance Worker, Utility Superintendent

Willmar Municipal Utilities – General Manager

City of Hutchinson – Wastewater Operator

City of Walker – Public Works Employee

City of Baudette – Utility Superintendent

Moorhead Public Service – Human Resource Coordinator

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) – Wastewater Operator

MPCA – Air Compliance Unit Supervisor

MPCA – Watershed Project Coordinator

City of River Falls, WI – Journeyman Lineworker

Serpent Lake Sanitary Sewer District

Waste Treatment Operator

Waste Treatment Operator wanted-a local sewer district is looking to hire an operator to help manage the effective and efficient operation and maintenance of their treatment plant, lift stations and stabilization ponds. For more information, please find the job listing for this position on the Indeed website. https://employers.indeed.com/jobs/view?employerJobId=aXJpOi8vYXBpcy5pbmRlZWQuY29tL0VtcGxveWVySm9iLzI2Y2UzODg2LWIyMjItNDYyNi05YTVjLTE2ZTBiYWEzYWZlOA%3D%3D&from=%253Fclaimed%253Dfalse%2526createdOnIndeed%253Dtrue%2526tab%253D0%2526status%253Dopen%25252Cpaused

PeopleService, Inc.

WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR
OR OPERATOR-IN-TRAINING
Arlington, MN

Are you a certified water/wastewater operator – OR – a mechanically-inclined individual looking for a new long-term career?
Take a look at this opportunity with PeopleService, Inc.
PeopleService is accepting applications for our Arlington/Green Isle, Minnesota locations performing day-to-day water/wastewater duties.
For the certified operator’s interest – Arlington’s wastewater treatment facility is a Class B mechanical treatment plant, while the water is a Class gravity filter plant. The collection system consists of 2 odor control stations and 4 lift stations. Green Isle’s collection system consists of 2 lift stations.
For the new career interest – as a water/wastewater operator you will perform a variety of skilled, technical and administrative work in the operations and maintenance of complex equipment and treatment processes. PeopleService will provide on-the job training and assist you in becoming state certified. Below is a sampling of duties:

Preventative maintenance/repair/replacement of the water/wastewater treatment facilities, as well as the distribution, collections and pumping facilities. This may include hydrant flushing, valve turning, repairing pumps, blowers, mains, etc.

Monitor, observe and interpret the performance of all equipment, gauges, meters, control panels to determine processing requirements.

Extract samples and perform lab analysis.

Maintain accurate records, reports and daily logs of all pertinent information as required.

Perform meter reading and sewer/water main locates.

Ensure all general maintenance of buildings, grounds, vehicles and tools is performed.

Land apply bio-solids and manage the land application program.
PeopleService provides contract operations to municipalities and industries in the area of water and wastewater treatment. We have over 200 contracts with 192 professional water/wastewater operators providing excellent service to our clients throughout 7 states and we continue to expand our footprint.
Apply today to join a dynamic company
www.peopleservice.com!

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Hydrologist – Hydrologist 3

Job Class: Hydrologist 3
Agency: Pollution Control Agency

  • Job ID: 77660
  • Location: Paul
  • Telework Eligible: Yes
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Unlimited
  • Who May Apply: Open to all applicants and MPCA employees eligible to interest bid (permanent, classified employees in the same job class). Eligible MPCA bidders must apply through self-service AND confirm their interest bid by emailing Stephanie.Grant@state.mn.us by 06/24/2024.
  • Date Posted: 07/11/2024
  • Closing Date: 07/31/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Pollution Control Agency/ Pollution Control-MAPE
  • Division/Unit: REM EAST METRO UNIT
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $32.71 – $48.51 I hourly; $68,298 – $101,288 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Exempt – Professional
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Job description & how to apply- click here!

City of Argyle (2 positions)

 MAINTENANCE WORKER

The City of Argyle is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance Worker.  Equipment Operator preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license. On-call weekend rotations required – must be within 60 minutes of the city.  Pre-employment drug test required.  Must be able to attain water/sewer licensing and gas certification. Interested person can pick up an application at the Argyle City Office or call 218-437-6621 to request an application.  Position is open until filled. 

UTILITY SUPERINTENDENT
The City of Argyle is accepting applications for a full-time working Utility Superintendent.  Must be able to perform skilled maintenance work involving the use and maintenance of heavy equipment and vehicles.  Work involves the performance of a variety of tasks in the installation, maintenance, and repair of public works, utilities, and other department equipment and facilities.  Superintendent is responsible for keeping of records and need good computer skills.  Applicant must have required certification and licenses in gas, water and wastewater.  Pre-employment drug test required.  To request an application either call 218-437-6621 or stop by the Argyle City Office. Position is open until filled. 

Willmar Municipal Utilities

General Manager

Salary: $172,400 to $215,500

Application Deadline: August 13, 2024

Job Summary: As the chief administrative officer, this role involves managing and leading the Utility’s daily programs, operations, and services. Reporting to a seven-member Commission appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, the General Manager develops effective relationships with the City of Willmar, partners, and agencies. Responsibilities include overseeing Utility departments to ensure efficient service delivery, participating in Commission and committee meetings, executing directives and policies, and leading strategic business planning, budget development, safety programs, and personnel administration. The General Manager also ensures compliance with relevant laws, rules, and regulations.

View the full position profile at https://www.ddahumanresources.com/active-searches.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, Engineering, or a related field; a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Eight (8) or more years of progressive experience in utility operations, preferably with a multi-utility municipal organization.
  • At least five (5) years at a management level with administrative and operating responsibilities.

Apply

Visit https://daviddrown.hiringplatform.com/247646-willmar-municipal-utilities-general-manager/971651-application-form/en and complete the application process by August 13, 2024. Finalists will be selected on August 26, 2024, and final interviews will be held on September 13, 2024.

Please direct any questions to Liza Donabauer at liza@daviddrown.com or 612-920-3320 x111.

City of Hutchinson

Wastewater Operator

City of Hutchinson seeks applications to fill a Full Time Wastewater Operator position.  This is technical work in the operations/maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and collection system and lift stations.  Duties include use of SCADA, specializing in wastewater treatment and collection systems, performing safe work alone, with peers and crews of various sizes/configurations to oversee wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance by monitoring, inspecting and managing a variety of activities related to operating, repairing and maintain the wastewater treatment facility.  City snow removal and other duties as required.  Requires HS Diploma/GED, plus 2 years of industry -related experience OR completion of an accredited technical program and/or Wastewater operations and maintenance, plus 1 year of industry-related experience.   Certification requirements – Class D Water/Wastewater Operator Certification, Special Engineer Boiler license, Class B CDL with tanker and without air brake or automatic transmission restrictions or the ability to obtain within 1 year.  Ability to carry out oral/written instructions with little supervision.  2024 Hourly Wage Range:  $24.94 – $37.41.  Competitive benefit package.  Complete job description, REQUIRED application packet available at www.hutchinsonmn.gov, City Center, 111 Hassan ST SE, Hutchinson MN 55350; 320.234.5608 or snelson@hutchinsonmn.gov .  Apply by Friday, July 19, 2024. 

City of Walker

Public Works Employee

The City of Walker is seeking candidates to fill the position of full-time Public Works Employee. The full job description and job announcement can be found at this link: https://cms8.revize.com/revize/walkermn/government/employment.php#outer-2118

Walker is located on Leech Lake, the third largest lake in Minnesota, and has a population of 980 full-time residents. Walker is a tourist destination in all seasons, with great fishing, hunting, walking/biking/snowmobile trails, community events and live music, and a multitude of downtown shops and restaurants.

Public Works Employees perform non-supervisory work to support the operation, maintenance, and repair of municipal streets, parks, water, sewer, and stormwater systems, cemetery and airport operations, and locating utilities. The Walker Public Works Department consists of one Public Works Director and three Public Works Employees.

The minimum requirements include having a High School Diploma or equivalent, Minnesota Class B CDL endorsement driver’s license, and the ability to acquire a Class D water license within two years of employment. Obtaining a Class C water license and Class D sewer license after the first two years of employment will be accompanied by pay increases.

Preference will be given to applicants with previous local government public works experience. Applicant must be able to pass a background check and drug and alcohol pre-employment tests. The starting wage is $23.50 with a 3% increase after a successful 6-month probationary period.

Wage is negotiable for applicants who already have water and/or sewer licenses. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and vacation and sick leave.

Applications must be obtained and submitted to the City Administrator at Walker City Hall, 205 Minnesota Avenue West, Walker, MN 56484, by mail at PO Box 207, Walker, MN 56484, online at www.ci.walker.mn.us, or by email at hfairchild@ci.walker.mn.us. The position will be open until filled. The City of Walker is an equal opportunity employer.

City of Baudette

Utility Superintendent

Salary: $74,559 to $93,268

Application Deadline: August 15, 2024

Job Summary: Performs professional work supervising the operations of city utilities and staff, assuring that systems are operating in an effective, safe, and fiscally responsible manner, conducting training, coordinating maintenance activities, responding to emergencies, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Council. Departmental supervision is exercised over five personnel within the department.

View the full position advertisement at https://www.ci.baudette.mn.us

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements: High school diploma or GED and considerable experience working in city utilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minnesota Class D Water and Wastewater operator licenses within one (1) year and Minnesota CDL are required.

Moorhead Public Service (MPS)

Human Resources (HR) Coordinator

 Moorhead Public Service (MPS) is accepting applications for a Human
Resources (HR) Coordinator.
Under limited supervision, this position performs a variety of human resources functions and tasks, including recruiting, onboarding, setting up new employees for payroll and benefits,  evaluating and recommending modifications to employee benefits, and assisting with discipline, collective bargaining negotiations, and other human resources functions as needed. These functions include compiling, preparing, and maintaining human resources data and records, and ensuring that all human resources data are recorded in accordance with established policies, procedures, and Minnesota state law.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or equivalent field, and three years of experience in the human resources field    Desired qualifications include five years of experience in the human resources field and advanced human resources certification, such as Professional Human Resources or SHRM-Certified Professional.

The 2024 salary range for this position is between $71,734 and $110,359 annually. The starting salary will be dependent upon experience and education. Excellent health insurance and benefits package.

Application form and job description are available at https://www.mpsutility.com/index.php/en/employment-opportunities/newest-jobs  or by calling 218.477.8000, Option 4.

Applicants MUST complete an MPS Application for Employment to be considered for employment with MPS. EOE.

Closing Date: Friday, July 19, 2024.

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC)

Wastewater Operator

Come join the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) as a Wastewater Operator!  If you have wastewater experience or a mechanical background with an interest of the industry – we are looking for you. Enjoy weekly pay, on-site health clinics, and 401k starting day one. Whatever your career goals may be, let SMSC help get you there!

Job Overview: Assists with the operation of the treatment plant by monitoring, operating, and maintaining the wastewater process and related equipment. Responsible for reading, interpreting, and adjusting meters and gauges that monitor and control the wastewater process and operation. In this unique position you will operate pumps, valves and other equipment on-site and remotely through SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), interpret charts and gauges, and other associated equipment while maintaining a shift log. The perfect fit for this position is someone with wastewater experience and a mechanical background who can work well with the team.

Starting pay at $26 an hour

* Based on premium license pay and experience.

Top Four Reasons Candidate Choose to Work With Us

  1. We have a clean facility with state-of-the-art technology and are always looking to maintain and upgrade where needed.
  2. You work 4 – 10-hour shifts Monday – Thursday with a rotational weekend. 
  3. You will make memorable connections beyond our team. We pride ourselves on our enterprises being a “community” within a community.
  4. Our benefits! From on-site clinics, 401k match starting day one, gas discounts, meal discounts, and So. Much. More!

Preferred Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience with equipment/maintenance repair and/or field experience to equal two years.
  • Minimum 1 year wastewater experience
  • Basic knowledge of schematic prints as it pertains to manufacturing equipment.
  • Ability to perform basic repairs and preventative maintenance on all types of small and large equipment.
  • Minimum of a Class D Minnesota Wastewater Treatment license or the ability to obtain the license within 3 months of date of hire.
  • Valid Class D driver’s license may be required with a good driving record.
  • Industrial Truck Driving permit may be required (forklift).
  • Ability to work in a wide range of climate temperatures, including excessive heat and/or subzero temperatures.
  • Proficiency in maintaining safety while handling potential fumes, chemicals, odors, and/or noise.
  • Has the physical abilities to perform the required job duties with or without accommodations.
  • Capacity to handle and lift up to 75 lbs. as needed.
  • Ability to move in a variety of motions including bending, squatting, crawling, kneeling, twisting, pulling, and/ or pushing. 

Outstanding Benefits & Awesome Perks: At the SMSC, we are invested in our employees, as demonstrated by the competitive benefits we offer. Employees may be eligible for benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and a generous PTO package, which includes outreach hours for volunteer work through our #SMSCgives outreach program. Plus, take advantage of perks like discounts on childcare, fuel bus passes and fitness membership, free uniforms and free uniform cleaning, and tuition reimbursement

Who We Are: The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community contributes to causes, organizations and tribes across the region, state and country. The SMSC has donated more than $350 million to organizations and causes, provided $500 million in economic development loans to other tribes, and contributed millions more to support regional governments and infrastructure. The SMSC’s Native Green initiative annually diverts hundreds of tons of waste from landfills, has implemented compostable containers throughout our properties and restored hundreds of acres of prairie land. Team members are eligible to participate in SMSC Gives, a community outreach initiative. Learn more at shakopeedakota.org.  

https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/SHA1014SKOP/JobBoard/39cbf9fe-a850-475c-98b7-fdbe0861611a/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=67ccc7a3-743c-4a0a-a396-10381cf18e97

 

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Air Compliance Unit Supervisor
Job Class: Pollution Control Specialist Principal
Agency: Pollution Control Agency
Job ID: 78159
Location: Various*
Telework Eligible: Yes
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Unlimited
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers and those MPCA employees eligible to interest bid (permanent, classified employees in the same job and class). Eligible MPCA bidders must apply through self-service and confirm their interest bid by emailing patty.atchison@state.mn.us by 07/15/2024
Date Posted: 07/08/2024
Closing Date: 07/22/2024
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-MMA
Division/Unit: Industrial Division / Air Compliance Unit 3
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday – Friday
Travel Required: Yes – Up to 20% of the time
Salary Range: $38.96 – $58.20 / hourly; $81,348 – $121,521 / annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 216 – Middle Management Association/MMA
FLSA Status: Exempt – Executive
Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes
This position may be located at one of the MPCA office locations: St. Paul, Brainerd, Duluth, Rochester, Detroit Lakes, Mankato or Marshall

Job description & how to apply – click here!

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Watershed Project Coordinator

Job Class: Environmental Specialist 4 Agency: Pollution Control Agency
Job ID: 78199
Location: Detroit Lakes
Telework Eligible: Yes
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Unlimited
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers and those MPCA employees eligible to interest bid (permanent classified MPCA employees in the same job class). Eligible interest bidders must apply through self-service and confirm their bid by emailing Donovan.Baugh@state.mn.us by 07/14/2024.
Date Posted: 07/08/2024
Closing Date: 07/22/2024
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-MAPE
Division/Unit: Watershed / Northwest Watershed Unit
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday – Friday
Travel Required: Yes – Up to 25% of the time
Salary Range: $31.92 – $47.05 / hourly; $66,648 – $98,240 / annually Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Job description & how to apply – click here!

City of River Falls, WI

Journeyman Lineworker

Anticipated hiring range: Full range: $39.30 to $53.17 per hour; Anticipated hiring range: $39.30 to $45.67 per hour

Application deadline: 8/2/2024

Summary: Take your career to new heights! Join our Electric team as a Journeyman Lineworker. Click here for a flyer with addition information. Pay range is $39.30 to $53.17 with anticipated hiring range being $39.30 to $45.67 per hour. To learn more and apply, go to www.rfcity.org/careers. This position will remain open until filled with application review upon receipt. City of River Falls is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive work environment.