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Smithfield - Mason City - Plant Accounting Coordinator
(Added 4/15/2019)

University of Iowa - Water Plant Operator
(Added 4/11/2019)

City of Corydon - Water and Wastewater Operator
(Added 3/25/2019)

CITY OF CHARITON, IOWA - CITY MANAGER POSITION
(Added 3/24/2019)

City of Altoona - Utilities Operator I
(Added 3/21/2019)

City of Asbury - Director of Public Works
(Added 3/15/2019)

Hawkins, Inc. - Technical Route Sales Representative
(Added 3/12/2019)

City of Altoona - Seasonal Workers
(Added 3/6/2019)

VEOLIA NORTH AMERICA (Worthington, MN) - Project Manager II
(Added 2/28/2019)

People Service, Inc. - WASTEWATER OPERATOR III, CHARITON, IOWA
(Added 2/2/2019)

 

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Smithfield - Mason City - Plant Accounting Coordinator
(Added 4/15/2019)

Overview

The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.

Compiles data from various sources to prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports used by management in support of plant operations in the areas of packaging, production yields, cycle counting, physical inventory, creating and maintaining bill of materials, labor and other accounting related activities that meet the planned profitability of the organization. Provides advice to members of senior management and assists them in achieving profit and volume objectives. Identifies cost savings opportunities; provides accurate and timely production results and financial analysis for business decisions. Performs Payroll and Accounts Payable function as needed for facility.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

  1. Compiles data from various sources (SAP, ADC, manual sheets from Supervisors, etc.) to prepare various daily reports in Excel including Yield Reports, Daily Pack Report, OPS Report, and Labor Report requiring data entry, data manipulation, and formulas in Excel.
  2. Researches missing invoices by contacting vendors, the Purchasing department and Accounts Payable and responding to vendor inquiries about invoices.
  3. Ensures all production orders are properly reconciled and recognized in the correct day, week and period and investigates and follows-up timely on all production order errors or discrepancies.
  4. Completes the weekly Scorecard so management can assess and evaluate operational performance against forecast, standard, and other metrics.
  5. Analyzes and investigates manufacturing variance accounts (i.e., labor efficiency, yields, formulation, overhead, PPV, etc) and provides explanations.
  6. Assists in the tracking of cost savings against budgets and the measurement of actual savings.
  7. Reviews raw material and packaging standard costs for accuracy on an annual basis. Reviews purchase price variance accounts monthly.
  8. Prepares and distributes the daily yield and labor efficiency reports.
  9. Reviews raw meat, packaging, ingredients and MRO parts inventory for accuracy and reconciliation to ledger.
  10. Performs BOM analysis and verification as part of our bills of materials and routings review. Ensure an annual 100 percent review of bills of materials and routings and enter in the tracking system
  11. Assists in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 implementation and maintains internal control documentation and the testing of internal controls.
  12. Prepares and updates the monthly account validation documents as part of our SOX reporting responsibilities.
  13. Ensures that financial controls are in place across the plant, which are in accordance to Group policy and actively adhered to, including accounting cut-off procedures.
  14. Provides back up and support to other Accounting staff in the areas of yield reporting, finished goods inventory, payroll and other areas as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.


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University of Iowa - Water Plant Operator
(Added 4/11/2019)

Water Plant Operator (GG96)
Pay grade: 12
Percent of time: 100%
Schedule: 11:00 PM-7:06 AM, Sunday - Friday (Friday 7:06 AM ends the week)
Department: Facilities Management
Location: Water Plant

Staff type: Merit
Type of position: Regular

The University of Iowa is seeking a Water Plant Operator to join the Facilities Management department. Under general supervision, this individual operates and maintains University water utility systems including main campus potable water production, distribution and storage; remote campus potable water systems and building water systems; including processes for coagulation, sedimentation, softening, chlorination, fluoridation, filtration, distillation, deionization, reverse osmosis, dewatering and industrial water treatment.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:

1. Performs chemical and water analyses, including 80 different types of laboratory analyses per eighthour shift.

2. Inputs data obtained from analyses into computer-based systems for the purpose of determining the proper water treatment process, chemical dosage, type of chemical and rate of treatment in order to maintain a safe and reliable quantity and quality of water.

3. Performs constant surveillance of all processes, chemical feed rates, equipment, data, and supervisory control systems in order to alleviate any failure that would effect the systems.

4. Make proper chemical dosage adjustments, including loading, conveying, solution preparation and feeder changes, which involves handling of hazardous chemicals such as chlorine gas, acids and alkalies.

5. Reads and inputs flow measurements, storage levels and water demand to determine the pumps needed and the rate of treatment in order to maintain an adequate water supply and report water use.

6. Operates and maintains equipment for water treatment residuals processing including sludge dewatering and hauling equipment.

7. Performs general maintenance and calibration of all equipment, including heavy machinery, and/or delicate laboratory and plant instrumentation in order to maintain maximum performance of equipment and processes.

8. Computes water production, chemicals used, chemical dosage, and chemical inventory in order to prepare daily summary for computer input.

9. Assigns work and provides training in operations and maintenance of all water related systems to coworkers and student operators as necessary.

10. Collects and prepares water samples for tests to be performed by outside agencies, as required by law, including:
-State Hygienic Laboratory
-Iowa Department of Environmental Quality
-Iowa Department of Natural Resources
-U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
-Iowa Water Plant Operation Certification Board
-Iowa Department of Health
-Iowa Department of Environmental Health

11. Performs duties outside the Water Plant, including work with ion-exchange softeners, swimming pools, deionizers, distillation equipment, reverse osmosis equipment, remote campus water and water distribution systems and water meter reading and maintenance.

12. Operates the chlorine dioxide generator, digitalized chlorine feed system, UV light disinfection, digitalized ferric sulfate chemical feed system and the digital lime slaker with interface controls.

13. Monitors flood levels according to the Facilities Management Flood Emergency Response Plans.

14. Performs distribution system cross-connection/contamination investigations.

15. Samples and monitors storm water systems and operates and maintains dechlorination treatment systems per NPDES permit requirements.

16. Operates and maintains building and central chilled water production equipment including chemical storage and treatment systems for disinfection and corrosion control.

17. Follows procedures and monitors security cameras and doors through Homeland Security recommendations.

18. Performs start-up and shutdown of the water plant’s emergency power generator in case of electrical outage.

19. Attends conferences, meeting and/or schools required in order to obtain and maintain Iowa Grade II, or higher, Water Plant Operator certification, other required certifications and proficiency in mandated safety areas such as confined space entry, lock-out safety, fall safety, and other areas as required.

Facilities Management (FM) is a service unit of approximately 700 employees who work behind the scenes, 24 hours a day, serving the University of Iowa as stewards of our beautiful Iowa City campus. FM staff coordinate campus master planning, manage design & construction, maintain & clean the buildings & the grounds, and provide utilities management.

The University of Iowa is one of the nation’s premier public research universities, with 11 colleges offering internationally recognized programs in disciplines ranging from otolaryngology to fiction writing, printmaking to space science, hydraulic engineering to dance. Iowa draws nearly 33,000
students from more than 100 countries and all 50 U.S. states, and employs about 29,500 faculty and staff.

The university is located along the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City, a city of some 77,000 people (170,000+ in the metro area) regularly ranked as one of the nation’s best places to live. Iowa City is less than four hours from Chicago and within five hours of Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City, readily accessible via interstate highways and a regional airport 30 minutes away.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

1. Certification by the State of Iowa as a Grade II, or higher, Certified Water Plant Operator.

2. Possession of a valid Iowa Driver's License and ability to meet and maintain UI Fleet Safety Standards.

3. Possession of a Commercial Driver’s License as required.

4. Certification as an Iowa Certified Swimming Pool Operator as required.

5. Other job related certifications as required.

Application Details

Merit job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

The University of Iowa Water Treatment Plant has an opening for a Grade II or higher Water Plant Operator.  This Opening is for the overnight shift 11:00 pm – 7:06 am. Please use this link to access University web site to apply. https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/water-plant-operator-2566

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City of Corydon - Water and Wastewater Operator
(Added 3/25/2019)

(Pop. 1585)

Looking for an independent contractor with Iowa Grades I & II Water Operator and Wastewater Grade I certifications.  One year contract (renewable) would include Twenty (20) hours a week providing operation and maintenance of the City water and wastewater systems and supervising the training City employees in those areas.  A complete list of duties and job description will be provided upon request.  Must provide own vehicle and liability insurance.

For additional information, please contact Ann Stevens @ Corydon City Hall at 641-872-1826 or by e-mail [email protected]

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CITY OF CHARITON, IOWA - CITY MANAGER POSITION
(Added 3/24/2019)

City Manager, Chariton, Iowa. (Population – 4,321).  Progressive and growing community in south central Iowa, located at the junction of U.S. Highway 34 & Iowa Highway 14 in Lucas County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city manager.

Salary range is $75,000 to $95,000, depending upon qualifications, with a full range of benefits.  The city manager directly oversees the following municipal departments: city hall, wastewater, streets, cemetery, parks & recreation, police, airport, code enforcement, zoning, and finance, which includes 15 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $5.2 million. 

The city manager is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the five member city council and mayor fully advised of the city’s financial condition and overall future needs.

Qualifications include four year college degree in public or business administration or related field and 3 to 5 years of experience in a public sector management position, with an emphasis on city finance, budget development, labor relations, strategic planning, technology needs.  Residency in the City is required within six months.

Potential candidates can view a community & position profile on the City’s website
(www.chariton.org), after it has been posted on March 13, 2019.   Application materials requested include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on April 10, 2019.  Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to [email protected].

Contact:  Patrick Callahan   
Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC
[email protected] (563) 599-3708

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City of Altoona - Utilities Operator I
(Added 3/21/2019)

SALARY: Starting at $19.11 to $24.94 per hour

OPENING DATE: 3/18/2019 CLOSING DATE: 4/5/2019

INFORMATION: The City of Altoona is accepting applications for Utilities Operator I at the Altoona Utilities Department, focusing on sewer collection.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary function is to perform and participate in semi-skilled work as related to the operations and maintenance of Municipal sewer collection system, stormwater system, water production and water distribution systems. Operation of a combination jet/vac hydroexcavation machine and sewer pipeline inspection camera truck. ENTRY REQUIREMENT AND SKILLS: Experience with operation of a combination jet/vac machine and sewer pipeline camera equipment would be beneficial. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D., and three (3) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a sewer collection system. Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s license within six (6) months of employment. Possession of a Grade 1 operator’s certificate issued by the State of Iowa in Waste Water Treatment, or the voluntary waste water collection system operator certification is acceptable.

Any experience in the operation and maintenance of a water treatment facility of distribution system would be beneficial but not necessary. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Grade 1 operator’s certificate issued by the State of Iowa in Water Treatment and Water Distribution within one year of employment.

Post offer employment physical, drug screen, and physical capacity profile exam required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Altoona is a Skilled Iowa participant, candidates can find out more at www.skillediowa.org. Applicants should complete and submit a city application available at http://www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/find-job-openings/ AND submit a resume and cover letter specifying interest to City of Altoona, Attn: Amy Hill, 407 8th St SE, Altoona, Iowa 50009. Please include current mailing address, phone number(s), and e-mail address.

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City of Asbury - Director of Public Works
(Added 3/15/2019)

Director of Public Works, Asbury, Iowa. (Population – 5,451).  Progressive and growing community in northeast Iowa, located in the Dubuque, Iowa metropolitan area in Dubuque County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of director of public works.

Salary range is $65,000. to $76,000., depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits.  The Director of Public Works directly oversees water distribution, wastewater collection, streets, storm water and parks maintenance staff, which includes 4 full time employees and an annual operating budget of approximately $2.50 million. 

The Director of Public Works participates as part of the City’s management team and has input to a variety of policy recommendations. 

Qualifications include a two year post high school degree in engineering, public administration, biology, chemistry or related field.  Four year college degree preferred.  Must have or the ability to obtain within 24 months of the date of hire a Water Certification II, Wastewater Treatment Plant Grade III, and Water Distribution Grade II from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.   Residency in the City is preferred, but not required.

Potential candidates may view a community/position profile on the City’s website http://bit.ly/AsburyPublicWorks.  Application materials requested include:  a cover letter, resume, salary history, City of Asbury Application for Employment and five work related references.

Applications will be accepted until May 3, 2019 with the first review of applications starting on May 9, 2019.  Confidential applications should be sent to [email protected].

Contact:  Patrick Callahan
Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC
[email protected]
?? 563.599.3708

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Hawkins, Inc. - Technical Route Sales Representative
(Added 3/12/2019)

Be part of an important industry with Hawkins, a trusted and well-known leader in the chemical industry for 80 years. This is your opportunity to learn and develop a career at Hawkins. In this role you can become part of Water Treatment Group as a Technical Route Sales Representative – a delivery, service, sales, and support role. 

ABOUT US

Hawkins, Inc. is a formulator, manufacturer, blender, distributor, and sales agent for thousands of industrial chemicals and reagent grade laboratory chemicals sold to municipalities and businesses throughout the Central United States. Thousands of organizations across a variety of industries have depended on Hawkins for the chemical products they need since 1938.

Learn more about us at  www.hawkinsinc.com/careers.

ABOUT THE JOB

Our Water Treatment division provides services a wide range of clients; water treatment systems, municipal and commercial swimming pools, industrial process and wastewater facilities, food manufacturers, and the oil and gas industry. This is our fastest growing division and we look to continue to provide excellent support to our customers and expand our territory.

The Technical Route Sales Representative combines sales, customer service, delivery and travel throughout the region. Our branch teams are small, efficient and flexible. Each member of our team must be a strong team contributor and help us meet our objectives of customer satisfaction, sales and safety.  

This job provides paid, on-the-job training!

WORK FOR THE BEST

Hawkins offers a competitive compensation and benefit package and is an award-winning employer and organization!  Learn more about this job opportunity at:  https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=
HAWKINSCHEMICAL&cws=40&rid=1464
 

All resumes/applications must be submitted online.

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City of Altoona - Seasonal Workers
(Added 3/6/2019)

The City of Altoona is accepting applications for part time summer positions within Parks, Streets and Utilities Departments. Candidates must be 18 years old, hold a valid Drivers License. Candidates must have no driving under the influence within the past five years. Starting wage is $11.00 per hour.

Altoona is a Skilled Iowa participant, candidates can find out more at www.skillediowa.org. Applicants should submit a completed city application available at http://www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/find-job-openings/ to City of Altoona, Attn: Amy Hill, 407 8th St SE, Altoona, Iowa 50009 or email to [email protected] or fax to 515-967-0842. Please include current mailing address, phone number(s), and e-mail address.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Pre-employment drug screen and physical required Equal Opportunity Employer.

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VEOLIA NORTH AMERICA (Worthington, MN) - Project Manager II
(Added 2/28/2019)

Project Manager II

Worthington, MN
$85-95k
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k

Plans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of a water and/or wastewater system, collection system or bio-solids facility.  Assures compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, standards, policies and emergency response procedures.  Maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations.

Qualifications

Please send your resume to [email protected].

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People Service, Inc. - WASTEWATER OPERATOR III, CHARITON, IOWA
(Added 2/2/2019)

Accepting applications for an Iowa Grade III wastewater operator or ability to obtain within 6 months to work in our Chariton, Iowa contract. Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record to operate company vehicle, as well as live within a 10-30-minute response time. There are two employees at this location providing professional wastewater services for Chariton’s oxidation ditch with 7 lift stations throughout the system. We offer an excellent compensation package with benefits beginning on date of hire. Check us out at www.peopleservice.com and apply on-line.

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