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  Posted: 03/21/2015

LABORATORY OPERATIONS DIRECTOR -
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
GRAND RAPIDS, MN

RESPONSIBILITIES: perform and supervise all functions required of a state certified laboratory for the analysis of wastewater, provide direct instruction to operating personnel, prepare laboratory/regulatory reports and maintain records.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in biology, environmental sciences, chemistry, engineering or closely related physical or biological science. Applicants will be required to obtain MPCA WWTF Operator's Certificates, Class C, B, A within four years of employment. Please visit www.grpuc.org for a complete position description, wage and benefit summary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are available on the web site or by contacting
Minnesota Work Force Center
1215 SE 2nd Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218- 327-4480, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Return completed applications to the Work Force Center. Persons selected for an interview will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, and references.

CLOSES: April 17, 2015

Equal Opportunity Employer

 
 
 
  Posted: 03/21/2015

WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY MAINTENANCE FOREMAN -
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
GRAND RAPIDS, MN

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for supervising, providing technical assistance and coordinating the efforts for the work of one or more crews engaged in the construction, maintenance and repair of the wastewater treatment facilities systems. Including the preparation of periodic reports, planning, preparing and administering the maintenance management system, and assisting in preparation of department budgets and long term capital investment plan.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum high school graduate/GED equivalent and successfully completed vocational training through an accredited trade school or technical college in an industrial machinery or equipment maintenance curriculum, or provide documented training in maintenance of industrial machinery or plant equipment and have five (5) years documented experience relating to industrial construction, maintenance and repair. Please visit www.grpuc.org for a complete position description, wage and benefit summary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are available on the web site or by contacting
Minnesota Work Force Center
1215 SE 2nd Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218- 327-4480, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Return completed applications to the Work Force Center. Persons selected for an interview will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, and references.

CLOSES: April 17, 2015

Equal Opportunity Employer

 
 
 
  Posted: 03/10/2015

PUBLIC SERVICES WORKER

The City of Carver is seeking applications for the position of Public Services Worker. Essential functions of the position include operation and maintenance of the municipal water, waste water, storm water, flood protection, parks, municipal properties, fleet vehicles and streets.

Minimum qualifications- Class D water license and Class S-D Collections System license, along with a Class B commercial driver’s license with air brake and tanker endorsement from the State of Minnesota.

Starting Salary is established by a collective bargaining agreement at $20.74 - $22.55 DOQ and includes an excellent benefits package.

Applications accepted through March 31, 2015. All applicants must submit a completed City employment application form, along with a resume and cover letter.

Application forms and a complete position description are available by visiting
http://www.cityofcarver.com/employment/
Applications must be mailed to
City of Carver
c/o Public Services Position
PO Box 147
Carver, MN 55315.

 
 
 
  Posted: 03/03/2015

WILLMAR MUNICIPAL UTILITIES
Water Works Operator

Willmar, Minnesota

The Willmar Municipal Utilities is seeking qualified applicants for this full-time position. Responsibilities include operation and maintenance activities related to water production and distribution.

Preferred qualifications, Associate of Applied Science degree in municipal water system operations/management or other post-secondary, accredited water technician/operator program. Minnesota Department of Health Class C Water Operator's certificate and a valid MN Class B driver's license required. Excellent computer and interpersonal skills a must. Salary is dependent on qualifications and years of experience (maximum wage $27.44).

Submit resume and completed application form to:
Beth Mattheisen, Administrative Secretary
Willmar Municipal Utilities
P.O. Box 937
Willmar, MN 56201

or email to bmattheisen@wmu.willmar.mn.us

To learn more about us, this position, or to receive an application, call (320)235-4422

 
 
 
  Posted: 02/27/2015

Wastewater Supervisor

The City of Hutchinson, MN seeks qualified candidates for the challenging position of Wastewater Supervisor.

Position duties include supervision of staff, the coordination of all aspects of the operation and maintenance of the City's Class A Wastewater treatment facility, system and infrastructure, regulatory management, and records maintenance.

Position reports to the Public Works Director. Desirable qualifications include 2 years technical training and associated degree in wastewater treatment operation and maintenance, five years of relevant wastewater treatment facility operations experience in a similar sized facility, general knowledge of wastewater treatment facility functions and personnel management, the ability to establish working relationships and to communicate well with employees and the public, and the basic knowledge of electricity, hydraulics, chemistry and electronics. Special requirements include a State of Minnesota Class B Wastewater Operator Certificate with the ability to attain Class A Wastewater Operator Certificate within 18 months of hire, Type IV Waste Disposal Certificate, a Valid Minnesota Drivers License, and acceptable driving record.

The position offers a competitive pay range ($26.70 - $38.38/hour) and benefit package.

City application packet is required. Application packet and detailed position information available at
www.ci.hutchinson.mn.us
snelson@ci.hutchinson.mn.us
320-234-5608, and
City Center
111 Hassan St. SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350.

Apply by March 23, 2015. The City of Hutchinson is proud to be a “Veteran Friendly Employer” in partnership with the MN Dept. of Employment & Economic Development.
-EOE-

 
 
 
  Posted: 02/25/2015

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator – 2 positions available

This position comes with a high degree of responsibility for assisting in operating a wastewater treatment plant. Monitors treatment process, performance of machinery and equipment and makes necessary adjustments as indicated by current conditions. Tends pumps, blowers, feed pumps, centrifuges, dry and wet chemical feeders, aerators, telescopic settings, wet well, and other equipment used to treat wastewater.

The work is performed both indoors and outdoors. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, raw sewage, hazardous chemicals, and occasional inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves. Perform on-call duties once trained.

Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision. Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers. Works independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees. Prior experience in the use of hand and power tools and operating water pollution control equipment such as a centrifuge, chlorinator, samplers, and blowers beneficial. A Class B with airbrakes CDL is required within the first 60 days for this position.

SALARY:
$16.96 minimum plus comprehensive benefit package.

APPLICATIONS:
Human Resources Office
City of Pierre
Box 1253 -OR- 222 E. Dakota
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone (605) 773-7429
www.cityofpierre.org

Open Until Filled
E.O.E.

 
 
 
  Posted: 02/23/2015

Utility Superintendent

The City of Arlington is accepting applications for a full-time Utility Superintendent.

The candidate's responsibilities would include management of the Water, Sewer and Street maintenance operations and services, supervising staff, delegating work, managing snow removal and coordinating public work projects. Will supervise maintenance of the storm sewer system, weed management and mosquito control programs.

The candidate must have or be able to obtain within one year certificates required by the State of South Dakota to operate water and wastewater facilities; Class 1 Wastewater Treatment, Class 1 Water Treatment, Class 1 Water Distribution and Class 1 Wastewater Collection. Hold a valid South Dakota CDL or obtain one within the first 30 days and be able to be company vehicle insured. Candidates must have the ability to maintain courteous and positive relationships with the public, construction crews and personnel from other agencies.

To apply:
Submit completed application with resume to:
City of Arlington
PO Box 379
Arlington, SD 57212

Applications are available at:
Finance Office
202 West Elm Street
Phone 605-983-5251
Fax 605-983-5358
Email cityofarlington@arlingtonsd.com

Position offers excellent benefits—Salary based on experience and qualifications. Position open until filled. EOE

 
 
 
  Posted: 02/23/2015

Maintenance Worker

The City of Arlington is accepting applications for a full-time public works position. Work areas include, but are not limited to water, sewer, streets, snow removal, cemetery and rubble site.

The candidate must have or be able to obtain within one year certificates required by the State of South Dakota to operate water and wastewater facilities; Class 1 Wastewater Treatment, Class 1 Water Treatment, Class 1 Water Distribution and Class 1 Wastewater Collection. Hold a valid South Dakota CDL or obtain one within the first 30 days and be able to be company vehicle insured. Individual must be dependable, reliable, friendly, and able to work with others.

To apply:
Submit completed application with resume to:
City of Arlington
PO Box 379
Arlington, SD 57212

Applications are available at:
Finance Office
202 West Elm Street
Phone 605-985-5251
Fax 605-983-5358
Email cityofarlington@arlingtonsd.com

Position offers excellent benefits—Salary based on experience and qualifications. Position open until filled. EOE

 
 
 
  Posted: 02/20/2015

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION GRAND RAPIDS, MN

POSITION: Customer Service Representative

RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform the functions necessary to bill utility services, process payments and requests for services, update customer databases, provide responses to customers' inquiries, reception services and other skilled clerical services as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum AA/S degree and two years documented work experience approved by the GRPUC or BANS degree from an accredited college. Acceptable degree disciplines: accounting, management, information technology or GRPUC approved business curriculum. Please visit www.grpuc.org for a complete position description, wage and benefit summary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are available on the web site or by contacting
Minnesota Work Force Center
1215 SE 2nd Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
218-327-4480, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Return completed applications to the Work Force Center. Persons selected for an interview will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, and references.

CLOSES: March 20, 2015

Equal Opportunity Employer

 
 
 
  Posted: 02/20/2015

WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY OPERATOR PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
GRAND RAPIDS, MINNESOTA

The Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator. The GRPUC operates an activated sludge facility with both primary and secondary wastewater treatment facilities.

Qualified applicants must possess an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Water Resource Management, Pollution Control Technology, or a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Environmental Sciences or closely related field. Additional qualifications apply.

Please visit our website at www.grpuc.org for a complete position description.

The Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission provides electrical distribution, water and wastewater services to the greater Grand Rapids area.

To obtain an application, position description, and summary of wage and benefits, contact the Minnesota Work Force Center, 218-327-4480, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM,
write to
Work Force Center
1215 SE 2nd Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

or visit our website at www.grpuc.org.

Completed applications should be returned to the Work Force Center. Cover letters and resumes will not be accepted at this time; persons selected for an interview will be requested to submit a cover letter, resume, and references.

No application forms will be accepted after March 20, 2015.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 
 
 
  Posted: 02/12/2015

SENIOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT OPERATOR

$25.79 - $30.75

The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD), a nationally recognized leader in environmental protection and pollution prevention, seeks a qualified full-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Possess two years of full-time equivalent work experience in a large wastewater treatment plant or a combination of education in wastewater treatment, water quality, chemistry, biology or environmental technology and directly related work experience which totals four years and possess a State of Minnesota Class B Wastewater Treatment Operator's certification. Possess a valid State of Minnesota Class “D” driver’s license or equivalent. Possess a State of Minnesota Special Engineer (boiler) license.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of specific theories and practices of wastewater treatment, advanced secondary treatment, and the operation of mechanical processes. Knowledge of pumps, motors, tools, machinery and equipment similar to that found in District facilities.

Ability to effectively maintain logs and diaries; ability to accurately read gauges and meters and to transcribe and interpret this information; knowledge of the NPDES wastewater discharge permit and air emissions permit requirements and the ability to recognize operating conditions which may lead to undesirable discharges.

Ability to monitor and control District processes using the computer control (SCADA) system's graphical interface. Ability to locate and repair equipment deficiencies; ability to interpret illustrated equipment and parts breakdowns, engineering drawings, and process and instrumentation diagrams.

Ability to act independently to coordinate any or all district entities as needed to ensure consistent compliance with permit conditions.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Has working knowledge of statistical process control methods and utilizes statistical process control tools to analyze operating data and identify process issues and opportunities.

Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.

Ability to be mobile over a variety of steps, ramps, ladders and confined spaces; possess sufficient physical strength and agility to perform regular lifting and moving of supplies and equipment; capability of exerting pulling force upon machinery, equipment and valves, to reach overhead and bend over to operate levers and valves; ability to shovel material and operate high pressure water hoses.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisors.

TESTING INFORMATION
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and those who meet the minimum qualifications will be given a written examination. A score of at least 70% must be achieved to be considered passing. Final selection will include a panel interview.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please complete an application found at
www.wlssd.com
and return to WLSSD
Attn: Human Resources
2626 Courtland Street
Duluth, MN 55806.

Applicants who claim Veteran’s Preference must provide a DD214 at the time of application.

This listing will be posted online until 03-31-2015.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minority Applicants Encouraged to Apply

 
 
 
  Posted: 01/22/2015

Public Works 2

The City of Waterville, MN (pop. 1,868) is seeking a Public Works 2 position in the Public Works Department.

The Public Works Department is responsible for Streets, Parks, Stormwater, Wastewater, Water, and general building maintenance. This position will focus on Water and Wastewater but may need to help in other areas of the Public Works Department. This position reports to the Public Works Supervisor and will work under the supervisor’s B wastewater and C water license.

A minimum of a High School diploma or GED is required.
Licensures required are: Class D water license, Class D wastewater license, and Class B driver’s license, or the ability to obtain the licenses within one year of employment.

Qualified applicants must complete a City of Waterville application.
Applications are available at
www.cityofwaterville.com under the “Government” tab.

Starting base pay is negotiable depending on qualifications.

 
 
 
 
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