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  Posted: 12/09/2014

Facility Operator I
Public Works Department/
Green Lake Sanitary Sewer and Water District


Responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of all GLSSWD facilities including water supply, storage, distribution and treatment facilities and wastewater collection and treatment facilities.

This position, as directed, requires an approximate, once a month 8-day shift through a weekend and associated holidays with 24 hour a day on call status. This position also requires a twenty-minute response time to the GLSSWD Wastewater Treatment Facility while on call. High School Diploma or GED and two years experience operating, maintaining and repairing water and wastewater treatment facilities or High School Diploma and one year college or technical training in water/wastewater field or other equivalent experience. MDH Class D Water Operators License and MPCA Class D Wastewater Operator License preferred, but not required. Valid driver's license with ability to obtain Class "A" CDL within six months of hiring date. Also ability to obtain special engineer boiler license within six months of hiring date.

Application forms may be found online at

and submitted through

Kandiyohi County Human Resources office
2200 23rd ST. NE, Suite 2020
Willmar, MN 56201

Application Deadline: December 30, 2014, or until filled.

Kandiyohi County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  Posted: 10/30/2014

Waste Water Treatment Plant Operators

Job Description:
Project Solutions is seeking applicants for Environmental Technicians at the new Waste Water Treatment Plant in Box Elder, SD.

Duties include general operation of plant equipment, sampling and laboratory analysis and services, equipment and preventative maintenance, maintain and submit logs including water pollution and emergency generator logs and sludge collection and disposal.

Essential Skills:
A South Dakota Wastewater Treatment Operator certification license is preferred, but training and certification is available for qualified applicants.

Rate of pay is $15.00

Project Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

To apply, please submit a resume

  Posted: 10/29/2014

System Operations Specialist

Kingbrook Rural Water System is accepting applications immediately and until position is filled for System Operations Specialist. Requirements include a high school or equivalent education. Must possess basic math skills, mechanical and electrical aptitude abilities and skills. Must be able to work in close confinement conditions. Must be able to perform duties that may entail manual labor requiring continuous walking, bending, kneeling, lifting, climbing and carrying heavy and awkward items. Must possess good communication skills, both orally and in writing. Must be self-motivated and able to plan and organize his/her work as a member of the team with a minimum amount of direct supervision. Applicant must possess or agree to obtain a Class I Water Distribution License within 18 months of selection for this position. As a condition of employment, applicant will be required to reside within Kingbrook's service area.

Duties include: Maintain required records and reports. Operate and maintain the distribution facilities including assigned tower, booster pump station and or pipeline. Become proficient in the operation and use of the SCADA System, "smart phone" technology, computer technology including Microsoft Word and Excel, and other electronic equipment. Perform meter reading, repair and annual maintenance. Perform bill collections, discontinue member service or connect service to new members as required. Obtain membership application and easements as required, recommend line routing and inspection during and after construction. Look for evidence of system water leaks and repair the same. Respond to customer needs. Maintain and operate all equipment in a safe manner. Assist the Operations Supervisor in the operation and maintenance of the treatment facilities. As a member of the operations team, participate in an “on call duty” that will require serving on a rotating schedule to be on call outside normal duty hours so that the emergency needs of the members are met efficiently and promptly. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of assigned vehicle. Perform other duties as assigned.

Pay ranges from $17 to $19 per hour depending on qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, retirement, long-term disability, paid vacation, holiday and sick leave. Successful applicant will be required pass an initial drug screening test.

Referral Instructions:

Employer requests no direct contact.

To apply online go to
and register for an online account to find job listing.
You may also contact the Brookings DOLR office at 605-688-4350 for assistance on how to apply.

Employer is requesting both a general application form and a resume. Send both of these items to
SD Dept of Labor and Regulations
1310 Main Avenue South, Suite 103
Brookings SD 57006-3893
Phone: 605-688-4350.

Partial applications will not be accepted (resume alone or application form alone.) Only those applicants to be considered will be contacted to schedule an interview. The SD Dept of Labor and Regulations will be notified when the position has been filled.

  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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