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Public Service Worker - Utilities

Responsibilities of the Public Service Worker – Utilities include completing the tasks necessary to achieve the Mission Critical/High Impact (MC/HI) goals and deliverables of the Public Works Department. Strong customer service and communication skills are key to this position.

The Public Service Worker – Utilities will follow the Utility Division mission statement: “Our commitment is to provide safe reliable sanitary sewer and potable water systems to the community. This is accomplished through the pride and dedication of highly trained professional personnel.”

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • A Class A commercial driver’s license including air brakes and tanker endorsements or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment.
  • Basic familiarity with personal computers.
  • One of the following:
    • Certification or technical degree in water environment technology or related field.
    • Twelve months experience in utility maintenance or related field.
  • 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.
  • Certification is a condition of continued employment with the City.


Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more years of direct Utility experience.
  • Extensive experience in the use of a personal computer.Two years experience in the use and control of SCADA systems.
  • Extensive experience with Allen Bradley PLC and PanelView Products, software applications, programming and hardware configuration.
  • Extensive experience in PLC/PC based control system use and implementation.
  • High operational understanding in water and wastewater process applications.
  • Extensive experience in the programming and use of Rockwell Factory Talk Vantage Point and Data Historian.
  • Advanced education (certification, Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree, etc).

View the official posting and full position description.

Salary

  • Hiring range is $19.49 to $23.07 per hour (depending on qualifications) with benefits.

Application Deadline

  • Friday, Aug. 1, at 4:30 p.m.

Application Process

The application forms are an Adobe PDF file that can be easily read, printed and filled out, provided that you have an Acrobat Reader. You can download a free copy of Acrobat Reader at the Adobe website. If you have any questions, call the Administration Department at (651) 714-3500, or send an email to hr@ci.woodbury.mn.us.

To apply:

1. Complete the application form (seven pages). Although you can fill out the application online, please be sure to print out and sign the forms before submitting them. Electronic signatures will not be accepted.

2. Complete the supplemental application form (three pages). Although you can fill out the application online, please be sure to print out and sign the forms before submitting them. Electronic signatures will not be accepted.

2. Submit the required application materials by the application deadline to:

Mailing address:
City of Woodbury
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

If you prefer, you also may drop off completed applications in the Administration Department located on the second floor of Woodbury City Hall, 8301 Valley Creek Road. You also may email applications to hr@ci.woodbury.mn.us or fax to (651) 714-3529.

PUBLIC WORKS
WATER/WASTEWATER
SYSTEM OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

The City of St. Francis is accepting applications for a FT Water/Wastewater System Operations Specialist.

The position will perform preventative and general maintenance, technical and basic operations of the City’s Water and Wastewater Systems. Participate in design and construction of a new mechanical WWTP.

This position requires a standard High School diploma or equivalent, completion of an accredited Vocational Training Program in water and wastewater operations or equivalent, or one year maintenance experience with a wastewater plant/collection system and water plant/distribution system.

This position requires a Minnesota Class D Water License, Class D Wastewater License and Class B CDL with Tanker endorsement or ability to obtain within 6 months. Class B wastewater operator license preferred.

The job description and application are available at the...
St. Francis City Hall
23340 Cree Street NW
St. Francis, MN 55070
(763) 753-2630

or on our website at www.stfrancismn.org

Completed City Application will be accepted until 4:00 pm, Tuesday August 5, 2014.
Salary range is $21.07 to $26.34 per hour.

 

WASTEWATER OPERATOR

 

Immediate opening for a certified wastewater operator for our Spring Valley, MN location to perform a variety of skilled, technical and administrative work in the operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of complex equipment and treatment processes.  Must possess wastewater certification (D-B), Type IV bio-solids certification, Class B CDL, would prefer Class D water or ability to obtain.  Computer knowledge required along with valid driver’s license to operate company vehicles.  Required to live within a 10-30 minute response time and work weekends/on-call based on a 4-person rotation.  Check out our website at www.peopleservice.com to find out more about PeopleService and to apply or call HR toll-free at 1-877-774-4311 X17. 

 

Wastewater Plant Manager


The City of Mobridge is seeking qualified applicants for Wastewater Plant Manager.

An employee in this position assigns, prioritizes and reviews work daily; oversees plant operations and performance, performs wastewater testing and quality control checks; reviews EPA documents to ensure future compliance with wastewater regulations and standards; handles public relations issues relevant to wastewater plant operations; ensures plant is in full compliance with state and federal regulations. All candidates for this position must have a Class III Wastewater Treatment Certification.

This is a regular full-time position.

Applications may be requested from the Finance Officer at 114 1st Ave East, Mobridge, SD 57601, by phone at 605/845-3309, or on the city website www.cityofmobridge.com. Deadline for application filed.

The City of Mobridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Technical Assistance Providers for South and North Dakota

Midwest Assistance Program is recruiting for Technical Assistance Providers to provide assistance to rural communities on infrastructure issues. Water and wastewater experience is beneficial. Community development and financial skills are an asset. A bachelor's degree is desirable, but not required. Communication, facilitation and time-management skills are essential. Location is negotiable within the states to be served. Applicants must be able to work independently and travel often. MAP provides competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for a complete job description.

Submission: E-mail Resume to MAP@map-inc.org or send via US Mail to: Midwest Assistance Program, Attn: Human Resources, 303 N. Market St ., Suite 2, Maryville, MO 64468

Deadline: Open until filled.

 

Wastewater Manager

Darling International Inc. (Darling) is seeking a Wastewater Manager to oversee the operation of an industrial wastewater activated sludge nitrification and denitrification system located in Blue Earth, MN. The duties include 1) Providing direction, supervision and coordination of manpower, 2) Managing the operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of wastewater facilities, and 3) Managing the compliance activities associated with a State issued NPDES permit, which also includes land application and stormwater management. The position reports directly to the facility General Manager and the successful candidate will possess all or most of the following attributes:

  • Graduation from a college or university of recognized standing with a Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in public administration, chemistry, biology, environmental studies, engineering, or closely related field; and
  • Two years progressively responsible experience in the operation of a modern water pollution control plant or other similar public utility, including considerable supervisory experience; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.
  • Possession of a Class B certificate issued by the State of Minnesota.
  • Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions).
  • Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, centrifuge, valves, gates, mixers, blowers, chemical feed systems, disinfection equipment, sludge processing, measuring/control devices, testing equipment, and material handling equipment.
  • Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and a criminal background check

Please submit resumes to bmcmurtry@darlingii.com.

 

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDER

Program Description:  The program mission is to assist rural communities to improve their environment, quality of life and be self-sustaining by providing technical assistance and training relating to water, wastewater, solid waste and community development.  The Midwest Assistance Program, Inc. (MAP) is a non-profit organization serving the nine Midwestern states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.  MAP is a partner of the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP).

Supervised by:    Field Manager

Classification:    III (Exempt)

Position Salary Range:    $40,000 - $64,043

Entry Salary Range:    $40,000 - $48,820

Position Summary:  The Technical Assistance Provider will provide training and technical assistance to nonprofit and local, tribal, state and federal government agencies to improve or develop water, wastewater, solid waste systems and other related programs or services in rural communities.  Major responsibilities include: provide technical assistance; plan and/or deliver training; perform outreach and networking; program development; perform research and analysis and publish results; administrative duties; contract management/mediation; assist with codes/ordinances/grants and grants management; promote system operational standards to meet regulatory compliance, cost savings and promote system longevity; draft by-laws, policies, procedures, rate setting and board training.  Work performed may be in the technical areas of: water, wastewater and solid waste operations, management and financing, community development and organization.

Principal Accountabilities:  Specific job goals, objectives and tasks are established for each employee as part of the annual evaluation and work plan process.  Examples of responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct assessments - work with clients to develop scope of work including task, time and resources; determine skill level needed by the client and perform needs assessment -- determine client eligibility for services; coordinate with other MAP staff working in the project area and other technical assistance providers to perform work; follow-up to ensure scope of work is completed.

  • Provide technical assistance - deliver direct technical assistance and service to clients to include project planning and management.

  • Training - plan, prepare and deliver technical training at various conferences institutes, workshops, clinics or client agencies.

  • Outreach and networks - form, coordinate and participate in rural development networks and associations; form and maintain links between agencies and/or other networks; perform facilitation and mediation for clients and funders; maintain current information on environmental programs; policies and regulations; market division and MAP programs to clients, prospective funders and potential partners.

  • Program development - participate in development of funding strategies, initiate contacts and identify opportunities; determine scope of work with funders; coordinate, write, develop and submit small proposals; work as a team member on large proposals.

  • Research, analysis and publications - remain current on applicable government regulations and policies; comment on the impact of proposed regulations and policies; analyze rural development issues and needs; develop policy and technical papers, articles and manuals for MAP and other publications.

  • Administrative - assemble and lead MAP/RCAP project teams; prepare written reports and documentation of activities; maintain contact with funders; respond to inquiries as needed.

  • Contract management - develop and maintain project work plans; develop and monitor sub-agreements; maintain accurate records of progress; monitor implementation and compliance.

  • Other activities as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree (additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the

required education on a year-for-year basis).

  • Five years of any combination of applicable experience in environmental policy

management, water, wastewater or solid waste facilities development or planning
(If a higher level of related education is possessed than is required, this education
may be substituted for the experience requirement up to a maximum of two years.)  (One year of experience with MAP in another position may qualify as two years of experience.)

  1. Knowledge of personal computers including the Microsoft Office Suite or other business software.

  2. Certain positions may require water or wastewater operator certification.

Job Specifications:

Knowledge of:
Federal, state, tribal and local government agencies, programs, issues and regulations related to rural water and wastewater systems and sold waste programs and facilities,
communication, facilitation, mediations and meeting management skills
Program development techniques
Project management
Nonprofit, tribal, and local agency and rural community dynamics
General record keeping practices
MAP organization and scope of MAP/RCAP program
Various types of clients within the MAP network

Ability to:
Listen and communicate orally effectively
Write and present materials
Perform research and analysis
Facilitate meetings
Develop and deliver training for adult learners
Organize and handle multiple priorities simultaneously
Travel an average of fifteen (15) days per month, including several overnight stays
Work independently
Respond to client needs in a variety of situations
Manage time effectively and efficiently
Be self-motivated
Network effectively
Operate a personal computer and the Microsoft Office Suite
Complete activity reporting requirements in a timely manner

Special Requirements:  Possession of a valid driver’s license and proof of required insurance.  Considerable travel required, some outdoor activity, and minimal lifting (files, office supplies, etc.).

Physical Requirements:

  1. A person in this position must be able to hear, see and speak English clearly.

  2. Must be able to travel by auto and air for various meetings.

  3. Out-of-office travel of several days per month may be necessary, including overnight travel.

  4. Minimal lifting (files, office supplies, etc. to a maximum of 55 pounds).

Other:  Fringe benefits include health, life, dental and disability, paid time off, federally recognized holidays and retirement program.  Travel and per diem are reimbursed at established agency rates.

Equal Employment Opportunity

For more information go to: Midwest Assistance Program 
Midwest Assistance Program is recruiting for Technical Assistance Providers to provide assistance to rural communities on infrastructure issues. Water and wastewater experience is beneficial. Community development and financial skills are an asset. A bachelor’s degree is desirable, but not required. Communication, facilitation and time-management skills are essential. Location is negotiable within the states to be served. Applicants must be able to work independently and travel often. MAP provides competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for a complete job description.
Submission: E-mail Resume to  MAP@map-inc.org or send via US Mail to: Midwest Assistance Program, Attn: Human Resources, 303 N. Market St., Suite 2, Maryville, MO  64468
Deadline: Open until filled.

 

WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR & MAINTENANCE POSITION

The City of Wykoff, MN is seeking a Water/Wastewater Operator and Maintenance person to work in its Public Works Department.  Requirements:  Current CDL, Class D Water License, Class B Wastewater License or Class C  Wastewater  License with the ability to obtain a Class B license within a year.  Operation of light to medium equipment involved in the repair and maintenance of city streets, storm sewer system, water system and other city property.  Salary:  Class B Operators License - $42,000-$45,000; Class C Operators License – negotiable; After obtaining Class B License – negotiable.   Benefits:  health insurance, PTO, 9 paid holidays, life insurance, short term disability, health savings account (HSA), PERA (Public Employees Retirement).  All candidates must submit a resume to:  City of Wykoff, 217 Gold St. N. P.O. Box 218, Wykoff, MN  55990.  Phone: 507-352-4011.  Fax:  507-352-2415. Email: wykoff@arvig.net CITY OF WYKOFF
Cheryl L. Davis
Clerk/Treasurer/Zoning Administrator
 

Operator II – (Primary Wastewater w/ water)

Job Title:          Operator II – (Primary Wastewater w/ water)                        Job No:  36540
Location:         St. Michael, MN

Job Description

Operates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.

Qualifications

  • High School education or equivalent with the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic math equations.  Associate’s degree in a science or technical area strongly preferred.
  • Typically holds or is working toward an intermediate level water and/or wastewater treatment certificate. (Requires minimum water/wastewater license as required by regulatory agencies at the site).
  • Two to five years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water/wastewater treatment.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), including respirators, gas detectors, confined space equipment, etc.)
  • Must consistently demonstrate the ability to operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets under general supervision.
  • Must demonstrate ability to efficiently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses, and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
  • Must have the ability to diagnose process and mechanical problems in single or multiple unit processes, troubleshoot basic equipment and take corrective action within policy and procedure limitations.
  • Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call within 30 minutes if required by site.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

For immediate consideration, please apply at www.veoliawaterna.com/careers
Reference Job No:  36540

No phone calls will be accepted.

 

WASTEWATER TREATMENT OPERATOR

Hourly $21.70 - $25.93

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

The successful candidate must possess two years full-time equivalent work experience in a large wastewater treatment plant or a combination of relevant education and work experience which totals four years and possess at least a MPCA “D” Wastewater Operator Certificate.

WLSSD offers a competitive salary and benefit package. For more information and how to apply, please visit www.wlssd.com.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

 

WEB Water – Rural Water System Operator

WEB Water Development Association, Inc is a rural water provider serving 8,378 rural
hookups, 105 town/bulk users and five ethanol plants through 6,800 miles of pipe in Walworth, Edmunds, Brown, Day, Spink, Hand, Hyde, Campbell, Faulk, Potter, McPherson, Beadle, Clark and Marshall Counties in SD and Emmons, McIntosh and Dickey Counties in ND. WEB Water office is located in Aberdeen, SD.

Position Summary: The Rural Water System Operator position is a full-time position with full benefits and reports to the Operations Superintendent. The position is responsible for operation and maintenance of the WEB Water distribution system in the Day County service area. This position requires residency in the service area within three months of employment. The assigned service area is designated by the General Manager and Operations Superintendent.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities and Requirements:
· Performs daily operation and maintenance of pumps, valves, and reservoirs.
· Responds to customer service requests, emergency repairs, reads and repairs meters and pressure regulators.
· Previous water utility experience is a plus.
· Ability to obtain a Class II or higher Water Distribution Certificate.
· Must be able to lift at least 70 lbs.
· Must be able to work in trench type conditions.
· Ability to work effectively with the general public is essential.
· Requires residency within the service area within three months of employment.
· Normal working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with rotating on-call duty on weekends and evenings.
Competitive salary commensurate to experience.

Job Application and Job Description can be found under "Careers" at www.webwater.org

Qualified applicants must submit a WEB Water employment application to be considered for this position which can be obtained at www.webwater.org or by calling 605-229-4749 or 1-800-658-3957. You may submit your application by mail, email or fax.

WEB Water
PO Box 51
Aberdeen, SD 57402-0051

Email: dbohlander@webwater.org
Phone: 605-229-4749 or 1-800-658-3957 Fax: 605-229-4492

 

WASTEWATER OPERATOR

Job Order ID:1592074

Status: Full Time
Hours per Week: 40
Experience Required: 12 months
Education Required Attained Certificate of Attendance/Completion
Minimum Age:
Drivers License Class:
Job Title: Wastewater Operator
Salary: Not Specified
Duration: Over 150 Days
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Shift: Day
Licenses/Certification:
Perform inspections of pumps, hydraulic machines, air compressors, hydraulic equipment to determine that all equipment is operating properly. Collects samples, test water and wastewater, investigates and communicates with supervisor.

Lifting Requirements: Medium to 50 Pounds
Endorsements:
Desired Skills:
Description:

  • Maintain 100% compliance with regulatory discharge permit requirements and environmental
    policy issues and concerns.
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the Wastewater Treatment Department.
  • Conduct environmental investigations, make recommendations and implement environmental regulatory compliance actions.
  • Monitor and investigate the environmental impact of various plant activities on the wastewater treatment plant.
    Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) required. College graduate preferred.
  • 3+ years experience in wastewater treatment plant operations
  • Maintain at least a Class II Wastewater Operators license (South Dakota issued); preference will be given to candidates with a Class 3 or Class 4 license.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of environmental science, engineering, and chemistry as related to environmental quality.
  • Knowledge of wastewater monitoring protocols, methods, and equipment.
  • Knowledge of technical programs, research, and trends in the practice of environmental investigations, control, and remediation.
  • Must possess predictive/preventive maintenance, mechanical and electrical systems knowledge.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Must be physically able to work in muddy and uneven surfaces while carrying equipment as required

Worksite Address:
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Benefits Information:
401K, Health Insurance, Holidays, Sick Leave, UI Coverage, Vacation

relocation assistance available

https://apps.sd.gov/applications/LD10SDWorks_SS_Seeker/SS_Seeker_JO_Details.aspx?job_order_id=1592074&src=0

 
 
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