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City of Glencoe

Posted
04
Feb

1107 11th Street East, Suite 107 • Glencoe, Minnesota 55336
Phone: (320) 864-5586

The City of Glencoe is seeking a Waste Water/Water Operator to perform operations, maintenance, and equipment work involving the:
* Wastewater Treatment Plant and collection system
* Water Treatment Plant and distribution system
* Storm water system

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualified applicants must possess a valid MN Class B driver's license with tanker endorsement and minimum of a Class D Waste Water/Water and Class SD Sewer Collections licenses or ability to obtain necessary waste water/water and collection licenses within 2 years. A minimum of two years of experience in light or heavy equipment operation and general maintenance and mechanical repair required. Education in a related field can substitute for up to one year of required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
This position has potential to set up/establish Arc-GIS for the City. Applicants with high mechanical and electrical aptitude and education are strongly preferred.

A complete job description and application are available at the City Offices at the Glencoe City Center or online at www.glencoemn.org. For consideration mail or email completed application and resume to: gschreifels@ci.glencoe.mn.us or
Glencoe City Center
1107 11th Street East, Suite 107
Glencoe, MN 55336

 
 
 

BLAINE, MN

PUBLIC SERVICE WORKER – Utilities

Posted
04
Feb

SALARY
$25.41 to $27.82 per hour per 2014-2016 I.U.O.E, Local 49 contract depending upon qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits.

SCOPE OF JOB
This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the utility system. This position will operate light and heavy equipment, assist in the maintenance of other City departments and assist in performing various types of manual labor. This position will report to the Utility Supervisor.

A. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Operates small engine equipment and light and heavy equipment in the maintenance of City streets and parks.
2. Maintains, operates, and repairs public works buildings, facilities, and equipment, including light vehicle maintenance and repair.
3. Salts, sands, and removes snow from City streets, public works properties, parking lots, and sidewalks.
4. Maintains landscaping: Mows and aerates lawns, fields, and ditches, and maintains trees and shrubbery using light equipment.
5. Prepares ground for seed, sod, planting, and/or lays sod.
6. Manually digs holes and trenches.
7. Maintains sewers: Operates, inspects, troubleshoots, and maintains lift station pumps.
8. Cleans, disinfects, and maintains well houses, lift stations, water and services lines.
9. Jets, rods, vacuums, flushes sanitary and storm sewers.
10. Excavates for sewer, water, and services line installation and repair using heavy equipment.
11. Constructs, maintains, repairs curbs and gutters, catch basins, storm sewer systems, manholes, gate valves, and hydrants.
12. Performs and documents safety inspections on public works equipment and buildings as required.
13. Follows all safety rules and procedures as outlined in the Blaine employee safety manual, OSHA laws, and other applicable rules and regulations.

B. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Responsible for working overtime, shift changes, emergency call outs, or to be on call as necessary or assigned. Normal working hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
2. Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.

These examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed, and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
1. Knowledge of streets, parks, and utility maintenance practices.
2. Skill in building repair, plumbing, carpentry, heating, and roofing.
3. Skill in the care and use of hand and power tools.
4. Skill in providing basic preventative maintenance and making repairs on equipment used in this position.
5. Ability to understand and perform street maintenance activities, manhole maintenance, storm sewer operation, snow plowing, sanding, general summer and winter maintenance.
6. Ability to understand and perform parks maintenance activities, including turf renovation, irrigation, mowing, watering, tree and shrub maintenance.
7. Ability to understand and perform water and sewer maintenance activities including operation and maintenance of lift station pumps, maintenance of well houses, water and service lines, sanitary and storm sewers, and catch basin systems.
8. Ability to operate in an efficient and safe manner all equipment and vehicles required for this position.
9. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
10. Ability to communicate effectively, in English, both verbally and in writing.
11. Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with all City personnel, outside agencies, and the public.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
1. High school diploma or GED.
2. One year of experience in Utility Maintenance or A.A. degree in Water Environment Technologies or related.
3. One year of experience operating trucks and light equipment.
4. Valid Minnesota Class B Commercial Driver's License.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
1. Three to five years experience in operation and maintenance for a Municipal Utility Department.
2. Valid Minnesota Class B Commercial Drivers License with air brake, tanker and hazardous endorsements.
3. Class D Water certification.
4. Class S-D Sewer certification.

Consideration for employment will be given to qualified firefighters.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a physical exam, drug test, background check, drivers check and reference check.

APPLICATIONS: Application Information on the position and application materials can be obtained at the Human Resources Office at Blaine City Hall, 10801 Town Square Drive, Blaine, MN 55449, (763) 717-2769 or www.ci.blaine.mn.us. Applications must be received by 4:30 PM, Friday, February 19, 2016.

The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

The City of Blaine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

 
 
 

Operator 3 – Water Reclamation Plant

Posted
27
Jan

The Water Reclamation Plant (WRP), as a division of the Public Works Department within the City of Rochester, Minnesota (population 106,000), is nationally recognized for its energy management initiatives.  Applications are now being accepted for the entry-level Operator 3 position with responsibilities to include, but not be limited to, performing routine/preventative maintenance; minor equipment/machinery maintenance; cleaning structures; maintaining grounds; operating equipment/vehicles; collecting samples; reading and recording of meters; and completing plant operational functions as assigned.

This position requires completion of a diploma program in water environment technologies or related field from an accredited technical college training program OR an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may also be considered. A valid driver’s license is required at the time of hire.   A Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Class D certification is required within one year of hire.

2016 starting hourly wage is $22.39 per hour with advancement to $24.88 with six months of successful performance.

Online applications are required and must be received by February 14, 2016.

For more information and to apply online, please go to www.rochestermn.gov
“First-Class City, First-Class Service”
EOE

 
 
 

City of Becker

Water/Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator

Posted
23
Jan

The City of Becker has an immediate opening for a Water/Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator. This is a union position supervised by the Water/Wastewater Treatment Facility Supervisor and / or the Public Works Streets Superintendent.

Duties will focus on collection system maintenance but will include performing day-to-day operations of the treatment of water and wastewater, and sludge dewatering. Applicants must possess Class “D” Wastewater or “SD” Collection System Certification. Must have a Class “B” CDL with air-break and tanker endorsement, or the ability to obtain.

Desired qualifications include, two years experience at a Class C WWTF, a Class “C” Wastewater or “SC” Collection System Certification, and a Type IV waste disposal certificate. Wage range DOQ is $19.65 to $25.17/hour (D Operator) and $20.25- $ 25.89 (C Operator).

Obtain an application from the City of Becker by calling 763-200-4247 or from the City website www.ci.becker.mn.us.
Please submit application, cover letter, and resume to Dave Pesola, City of Becker, P.O. Box 250, Becker, MN 55308 by 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 
 
 

City of Little Falls

WATER/WASTEWATER SUPERINTENDENT

Posted
22
Jan

The City of Little Falls is now accepting applications for a Water/Wastewater Superintendent for the Water and Wastewater Facilities. This is a full-time union position starting salary is $65,942.

Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent; possession of a Minnesota driver’s license of ability to obtain within 60 days; completed a two year technical college program in water with three years’ of experience in laboratory/testing in the water field; completed a two year technical college program in wastewater with a minimum of three years’ experience in laboratory/testing in wastewater field; valid Minnesota Class A Wastewater Facility Operator certificate or to obtain within six months of hire date; valid Minnesota Class B Water Treatment Facility Operator certificate or to obtain within six months of hire date; and three years of supervisory experience.

Preferable qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology or a closely related field; Minnesota Class IV Waste Disposal Facility Certification; lime sludge application license; and a Minnesota Class A driver’s license with tanker endorsement.

This position is a Class I employee, permanent residence within forty-five (45) minutes from the intersection of First Street East and Trunk Highway 27, Little Falls.

Applications, supplemental applications and job descriptions may be picked up at City Hall, 100 Northeast Seventh Avenue, Little Falls, MN, 56345, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and must be returned to City Hall by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

 
 
 

WATER/WASTEWATER MAINTENANCE WORKER

Posted
05
Jan

The City of Buffalo (15,800 population) is seeking applicants for the positions of full-time Water & Wastewater Maintenance Worker. The duties include performing the day to day operations including an emphasis on mechanical and electrical work at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Must hold high school diploma or GED. Class "C" or Class “D” Wastewater Operators License and Type IV Waste Disposal Certificate a plus but not a requirement. Must have or be capable of obtaining a Minnesota Commercial driver's license with tanker and air breaks endorsement.

Wage range $19 - $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.

 
 
 

Box Elder Job Openings
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

Posted
14
Dec

The City of Box Elder, the Gateway to the Black Hills and home of Ellsworth Air Force Base, is seeking an energetic, results oriented professional, to fill the full-time position of Director of Public Works. We border Rapid City to the east and are just minutes from the beautiful Black Hills.

The City of Box Elder is accepting applications for a full time Director of Public Works. This position is responsible for management and oversight of the following divisions: Engineering, Streets, Water, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Parks and Recreation, Inspection, and Animal Control. The ideal candidate will possess these minimum qualifications:

Possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration, engineering, planning, business or related field, and have a minimum of five years experience in government management.
Be able to work with little or no supervision.
Be able to work in a safe manner.
Be able to work effectively with the general public.
Be able to lead effectively in a team environment.
Possess good written and verbal communication skills.

In addition, the candidate should have government finance experience in relation to preparing and administering both operating and capital budgets. He or she should understand the economic business cycle as it relates to Public Works activity as a function of growth, maintenance, and long term planning. He must have appropriate character and behavior traits for public relations. He will be expected to act as advisor of a technical nature to the Mayor, Common Council, Planning Commission, as well as members of the senior management team. This position, by nature, demands the individual be process oriented.

Employment is contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening. Excellent benefits package: 100% of employee Health insurance paid, retirement benefits through the State of South Dakota retirement system, and paid vacation are part of this great benefit package. Salary will be competitive and is negotiable depending upon qualifications. Position open until filled.

Submit letter of interest, detailed resume and application to:
Attn: Public Works
Finance Office
420 Villa Drive
Box Elder, SD 57719

Phone:605-923-1404

 
 
 

Box Elder Job Openings
Finance/City Administrator

Posted
14
Dec

The City of Box Elder, the Gateway to the Black Hills and home of Ellsworth Air Force Base, is seeking an energetic, results oriented professional, to fill the full-time position of Municipal Finance Officer/City Administrator. We border Rapid City to the east and are just minutes from the beautiful Black Hills.

Officer’s responsibilities are set forth in SDCL 9-14-17, 9-14-18, 9-14-19, 9-14-20, 9-14-21. Their primary job is as chief accounting and financial officer providing accounting advice and counsel to the Mayor, Department heads and City Council. Various job responsibilities include: financial reporting; cash management and investments; preparation, facilitation and maintenance of annual budget; HR Department and time clock management; payroll and benefits; financial recordkeeping and monthly closing; direction of accounts payable and receivable process; preparation, posting and reconciliation of accounting records and accrual of revenues and expenditures; prepare for annual audit process and ensure completion of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); maintain all debt service funds and financial records related to grants and tax increment districts; conduct revenue/expenditure financial projections and forecasting and act a city’s investment officer on all idle public funds; direct city’s Human Resources functions and maintain employee files and records; and other duties as designated by the Mayor and Council. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Management or closely related major required with coursework and /or experience in Governmental Accounting preferred. Five years of experience in financing and office accounting required with preference given for governmental accounting. Minimum of two years overseeing professional and technical staff in administrative or supervisory capacity required with management of information.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be positive, organized, able to work with little or no supervision, be able to lead effectively in a team environment, be able to work effectively with the general public, have knowledge of management principles and practices, possess skill in employee management and supervision, and possess good written and verbal communication skills.

Applicants must be eligible for bonding. Employment is contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening. Excellent benefits package: 100% of employee Health insurance paid, retirement benefits through the State of South Dakota retirement system, and paid vacation are part of this great benefit package. Salary will be competitive and is negotiable depending upon qualifications. Position open until filled.

Submit letter of interest, detailed resume and application to:
Attn: Finance Opening
Finance Office
420 Villa Drive
Box Elder, SD 57719

Phone:605-923-1404

 
 
 
 
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