Municipal Job Listings

Job posting on Minnesota Rural Water Association’s Web site is free. Just e-mail us your submission to mrwa@mrwa.com with contact information and we will gladly post it. Disclaimer: MRWA reserves the right to accept or reject any posting.

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

Current Job Notices: 

Moose Lake Windemere Sanitary Sewer District (MLWSSD) – Wastewater Collection System Superintendent

City of Little Falls – Water and Wastewater Operator

City of Carver – Seasonal Positions

City of Woodbury – Public Service Worker – Utilities

City of Chisholm – Water Sewer Utility Worker

MPCA– Student Worker Para Prof

City of Sacred Heart -Public Works Supervisor

City of Mankato – Water Plant Operator Technician A (Maintenance) 

Moose Lake Windemere Sanitary Sewer District (MLWSSD)

Wastewater Collection System Superintendent

Moose Lake, MN

Part Time Employee or Contracted Position

The MLWSSD is seeking a Wastewater Collection System Superintendent for their sanitary sewer which serves the area of Windemere and Moose Lake Township.    The system currently serves approximately 500 connections with 12 miles of infrastructure and 14 lift stations. 

The position provides maintenance and repair services for all equipment, pumps and sewer lines, and upkeep of lift stations, keeping them accessible and operational at all times.  Maintaining records as they relate to maintenance of lift station, manholes, flow data, jetting, and televising, etc.  Supervision of third parties engaged to assist in maintenance and repair of equipment, jetting and televising, engineering projects, electrical, etc.  Follows completion and implementation of Ordinance #3 Point of Sale and Disconnect and Reconnect requirements as needed, inspection of all hook ups and disconnects to the existing sewer line and issuing of permits.   Applicants must hold a Class D Wastewater Operator Certificate at a minimum or the ability to obtain immediately after hire.  The position would require being available for emergency repairs 24 hours a day.   The MLWSSD is gathering letters of interest and qualifications for review.  After review a more formal quote will be requested from selected candidates.  Please submit your information by April 16th, 2024, to MLWSSD PO Box 588, Moose Lake, MN, 55767 or you can email your information to office@mlwssd.org.   

City of Little Falls

WATER AND WASTEWATER OPERATOR I

Position Title: Water and Wastewater Operator
Salary: $30.28 – $32.75 per hour DOQ
Application Deadline: open until filled
https://www.cityoflittlefalls.com/index.php?section=view-jobs&docid=11

JOB SUMMARY:  Performs duties associated with the operation of the municipal Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Plants, including intake, filtration, treatment, pumping water, reservoirs, well, towers, lagoons, booster station, PRV station, collection systems, SIU monitoring, lift stations, activated sludge and Bio-P process, aerobic digestion and centrifuge, and generator operations along with, routine building and grounds maintenance and minor repair and maintenance of equipment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  • Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license or better.
  • Ability to be mobile in a variety of work environments, including but not limited to, climbing steps, ramps and ladders, and entry of confined spaces; possess sufficient physical strength and agility to perform regular lifting and moving of materials and equipment; reach overhead and bend down to operate valves, levers, and hand wheels; ability to shovel material and operate high pressure hoses; including passing a physical examination.

HOW TO APPLY:  Completed applications must be returned to Annie Cribb at City Hall. You may drop this information off at City Hall (100 NE 7th Ave, Little Falls, MN 56345), a City drop box, or email this information to acribb@cityoflittlefalls.com.

Date Posted: 02-26-2024
Expire Date: Open until filled
Contact Name: Annie Cribb
Contact Email: acribb@cityoflittlefalls.com

City of Carver

Seasonal Positions

Join our team at the City of Carver.  We are hiring for 6 seasonal positions.  Applying is easy and all that is required is an application form.  Positions are for: Public Services Seasonal Maintenance Worker ($16.00) – 5 Positions Available and Public Services Seasonal Gardener ($16.80) – 1 Position Available.  Open until filled.  For full job descriptions and application details, visit //cityofcarver.com/jobs

City of Woodbury

Public Service Worker – Utilities  
Salary: $30.57 – $38.13 Hourly
Job Type:  Full-time

General Duties: Responsibilities of the Public Service Worker – Utilities include completing the tasks necessary to effectively and efficiently operate, provide, and maintain reliable and safe sanitary sewer and potable water systems. Achieve Division Mission Critical/High Impact (MC/HI) goals and deliverables while fostering a positive work environment. 

For a full job description, please visit our city’s website.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent.

A driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and the ability to drive.

A valid Class A commercial driver’s license including air brakes and tanker endorsement or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.

Possession of, or ability to obtain within 18 months of employment:
     Class S-D, MN Pollution Control Agency Collection System Operator certificate.
     Class D, MN Department of Health Water Supply Operator certificate.

Apply: On-line at https://www.woodburymn.gov/employment.  Contact Administration at 651-714-3523 (TDD: 651-714-3568) or hr@woodburymn.gov with questions.  A drug free, EO, AA employer. 

Contact information: hr@woodburymn.gov  (651) 714-3500

City of Chisholm

WATER SEWER UTILITY WORKER

JOB DEFINITION

Under general supervision, performs a variety of work activities to Operate, Maintain and Repair the City’s Water Purification/Distribution and Wastewater Systems. Assist in other city departments as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or equivalent.  Two years’ experience in water, sewer and storm drain system operations. Possession of and maintain a minimum of a valid State of Minnesota Class B Commercial Driver’s License or obtain within 6 months of hire. Must be able to obtain both Class D Sewer License and Class B Water license within a 6-year window from date of hire.

Pay Scale: This is a Class II of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) position with a pay rate of $32.14 per hour upon completion of 120 working shifts of a probationary period. The first 120 shifts worked are paid at 90% of pay scale. After 120 shifts worked, pay is 100% of pay scale.

The application and full job description with  requirements can be located on the City of Chisholm website,    https://www.ci.chisholm.mn.us/jobs or at City Hall.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed City of Chisholm employment application by 4:00 pm on May 1, 2024.

Mail:
City of Chisholm
Attn: Administration
316 W Lake Street
Chisholm, MN. 55719

Email: strunk@ci.chisholm.mn.us
Fax: 218-254-7955
If you have questions, please call 218-254-7904

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency 

Working Title: Student Worker Para Prof
Job Class: Student Worker Para Professional
Agency: Pollution Control Agency

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 04/08/2024
  • Closing Date: 04/29/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-AFSCME
  • Division/Unit: MUN Technical Services Unit
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $16.82 – $19.69 / hourly
  • Classified Status: Unclassified
  • End Date: 06/30/2025
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: No
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: No

*This position may be located at one of the MPCA office locations: Duluth, Brainerd, St. Paul, Rochester, Detroit Lakes, Marshall or Mankato.

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary

This temporary student worker position is anticipated to last until June 30, 2025.

This position’s purpose is to assist the Municipal Wastewater program in data entry and filing needs. 

Primary duties include:
Scan files and other program documents for the NPDES/SDS Permitting, Biosolids, Data Management, and Pretreatment programs. Import the scanned files and documents into Onbase in accordance with the approved filing taxonomy;
Assist the Water Quality Submittal center with document processing, which includes entering document receipt dates into Tempo and prepping documents for scanning;
Input monitoring data for analysis;
Entering program data into TEMPO including, but not limited to: Duty Office Report information, pretreatment monitoring data, biosolids site approval information, biosolids cumulative metals data, and biosolids annual report information;
Review, update, and verify existing data in TEMPO to ensure data accuracy and completeness;
Assist compliance, permitting and engineering staff in various program activities; and/or
Other administrative or program project needs.
The position would be under the direct supervision of the Municipal Wastewater Northeast/Northwest Regional Unit Supervisor.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

Post-secondary education student working on an Environmental science/studies, biological/ecological studies, water/wastewater, hydrology, geography or related degree.

(To be eligible for appointment as a Student Worker you must be a student enrolled in an educational program or planning to enroll within three months. Students may be “off’ for the summer or for one semester/quarter and remain employed as student workers, but such absences cannot exceed one semester/quarter in a year. As a student, you must be enrolled in high school or in a post­ secondary or graduate program. If a student is enrolled at a credit granting institution, he/she must carry at least six semester (nine quarter) credits. If enrolled at a non-credit granting institution or one that only offers one credit per class, a student must be taking two or more classes per semester/quarter. Any lesser credit (class) load shall be treated as a semester/quarter off. Graduate students must be enrolled in at least two courses or making progress on a dissertation. You will be asked to complete an Educational Verification form prior to appointment.)

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will not sponsor applicants for work visas. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with TEMPO.
Experience with data entry.
Oral and written communication skills sufficient to communicate with internal and external customers.
Ability to work independently and with others.
Accomplished in using computer programs (Microsoft office products, e-mail, internet, outlook).
Ability to follow directions and carry-out detailed processes.

Physical Requirements

Requires occasionally moving such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or moving light objects frequently. A job is in this category may require maintaining a stationary position to a significant degree or may involve a certain amount of moving necessary in carrying out job duties.

Additional Requirements

Position duties may require travel but driving is not a minimum qualification or essential function of this position. Employees who may drive for state business will need their driver’s license checked prior to operating a state vehicle.

Application Details
How to Apply 

Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Stephanie Grant at stephanie.grant@state.mn.us.

To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Stephanie Grant at stephanie.grant@state.mn.us.

City of Sacred Heart

PUBLIC WORKS SUPERVISOR

Position Title: Public Works Supervisor
Salary: $25.00 – $30.00 per hour DOQ
Application Deadline: April 17, 2024 @ 4:00pm
Employment – City of Sacred Heart (sacredheartmn.org)

JOB SUMMARY:  Performs duties associated with the operation of the municipal Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Plants, routine building and grounds maintenance including minor repair and maintenance of equipment, supervisory duties including document preparation, operation of city vehicles and other equipment including snowplowing, maintaining streets, parks and other city properties.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  • Must have the ability to learn appropriate water and wastewater operations.
  • Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid Minnesota Class B CDL driver’s license.
  • Ability to be mobile in a variety of work environments, including but not limited to, climbing steps, ramps and ladders, and entry of confined spaces; possess sufficient physical strength and agility to perform regular lifting and moving of materials and equipment; reach overhead and bend down to operate valves and levers; ability to shovel material.

HOW TO APPLY:  Applications can be picked up at City Hall during operating hours, on our City website, or they can be emailed upon request.

*Position is full-time with health insurance benefits, PTO and PERA.

Date Posted: 04-09-2024
Expire Date: 04-17-2024
Contact Name: Amy Hubbard
Contact Email: office@cityofsacredheart.com  

City of Mankato

WATER PLANT OPERATOR TECHNICIAN A (MAINTENANCE)

Salary:          $28.17 – $38.34 Hourly / $58,593.60 to $79,747.20 Yearly

Job Type:     Regular Full-Time

City Name: Mankato

 Join our water plant team!

 Job Summary:

This role is responsible for performing semi-skilled work for the efficient operation, maintenance, and housekeeping of the Water Treatment Plant and the distribution system; making continuous adjustments throughout the day to keep the plant running smoothly; conducting daily testing of the water supply ensuring the proper addition of chemicals; transferring chemicals daily into the day tanks; and ordering the chemicals to keep the storage tanks at a satisfactory level. May be assigned to operator or maintenance functions. The maintenance assignment performs the functions of the Plant Operator whenever an Operator is unavailable to work his or her shift. Operators rotate between a day, evening, and on-call shift. Whenever not working on a shift as a Plant Operator, the maintenance assignment works days assisting on plant operations and maintenance.  May be assigned to one or more functional areas within the department.

This opening is for a maintenance-focused assignment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED and have the ability to obtain a Minnesota Class D Water Supply System Operator Certificate within ninety (90) days of eligibility.
  • Must obtain a Class “B” Water Supply System Operator certification within six (6) years of employment.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive in the state of Minnesota.

OR

  • Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the job proficiently may be substituted for the above requirements.

Apply Today! We’d love to see your application!

For more information and to applyhttps://www.mankatomn.gov/jobs

Application Deadline:  Wednesday, April 24, 2024-11:59pm

Contact Person:  Diane Biedscheid, City of Mankato Human Resources, (507) 387-8664, or dianeb@mankatomn.gov