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"Working Together Today For a Cleaner Tomorrow"
  Posted: 10/23/2014


DESCRIPTION: Performs semi-skilled work as required for the efficient operation, maintenance, and housekeeping of the water treatment plant, wells, reservoirs and related components. Performs the functions of the Shift Operator on the day shift or on a weekly rotating shift. Whenever not working on a shift, works days assisting on plant operations and maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a high school diploma or GED, and successful completion of technical college water/wastewater operators program or hold a valid Minnesota Class D Water Supply System Operator certification. Must obtain a Class “B” certification within five (5) years. Alternative Qualifications: Bachelors degree in biology, chemistry, or environmental services. Preferred: Experience working with lime softening and membranes.

SALARY: $17.28 to $25.21/hr. ($35,946.35 to $52,439.09/yr.)


DEADLINE: Sunday, November 16, 2014-11:59pm

  Posted: 10/22/2014

Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent

The City of Pierre is accepting qualified applications for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent position. Under direct supervision of the Operations Manager, the Superintendent is responsible for directing & supervising the operation, maintenance & repair of the wastewater treatment facilities and lift stations.

Individual should have knowledge of plumbing, electrical, electronics, pumps & pump & motor controls & must have knowledge in the operation of Aerobic Digestion and SCADA systems. The Superintendent will: assist in developing the department budget; work with management in overseeing projects and personnel; and must possess strong administrative, oral & written communication skills. The Superintendent is responsible for the plant meeting South Dakota DENR and EPA rules & regulations and for compliance monitoring. It is very important that this person have a demonstrated record of success at bringing diverse individuals, groups & organizations together to accomplish projects.

Must possess a valid Wastewater Treatment Class IV Certificate issued by South Dakota DENR or obtain certification within 1 year. Prefer candidates have a four year degree at a college or vocational school majoring in environmental engineering, environmental sciences, or related fields and four years of experience including at least two years of experience in a Municipal Class III or higher facility. Salary range: $49,000 - $62,000 and is FLSA Exempt.

The capital city of Pierre is a premier destination for outdoor recreation and was recently highlighted as the Nation’s Second Best Capital City to live in and the best place to live in South Dakota.

Job description and application available at:
City of Pierre
Attn: Human Resources
222 East Dakota, PO Box 1253
Pierre, South Dakota, 57501


Application and job description available online at
Open until filled.

  Posted: 10/08/2014


The CITY OF MOORHEAD is taking applications for a FACILITY OPERATOR to perform intermediate technical work in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant; collecting samples; performing tests; monitoring and ensuring regulatory and permit requirements are met; evaluating & troubleshooting facility operations and maintenance; preparing and maintaining records and files on plant operations; participation in an on-call rotation providing first response to after-hour alarms or calls 3-4 weeks per year.

Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED required. Experience working in wastewater treatment facility operations or completion of a related vocational/technical training program or equivalent education required.

Special Requirements: A driver’s license valid in the State of Minnesota and possession of or ability to obtain a Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Class C Operator Certificate within 18 months of hire.

Wage: $18.33 - $25.86 hourly plus overtime and benefits.

Employment applications and job description can be downloaded or completed online at
or by email to

Applications accepted until filled. The City of Moorhead is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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