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Alliance Water Resources - Maintenance Worker, Maquoketa, Iowa
(Added 3/11/2015)

City of Cherokee - Public Works Superintendent
(Added 1/29/2015)

WEB Water - Operations Superintendent
(Added 1/28/2015)

General Manager - Water/Wastewater Utilities (Fort Leavenworth, KS)
(Added 1/13/2015)

 

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Alliance Water Resources - Maintenance Worker, Maquoketa, Iowa
(Added 3/11/2015)

Alliance Water Resources is a professional contract operations, maintenance and management firm specializing in municipal and district water and sewer utilities in Missouri, Iowa, and Tennessee.  We currently have an opportunity available for a Maintenance Worker at our division in Maquoketa, Iowa. 

The Maintenance Worker performs manual work involving the maintenance and repair relating to water and wastewater facilities and equipment. The work is performed under direct supervision of a supervisor.  The Maintenance Worker works in all types of weather conditions performing general building maintenance, mowing and painting, water main, pump and lift station maintenance, and changing out meters.  The Maintenance Worker also communicates with customers concerning work orders to be completed.  Normal working hours will be 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday.
Required Qualifications:  High School diploma or a GED and a valid Iowa driver’s license with the ability to obtain an Iowa Class “B” commercial driver’s license.  Must reside within 30 minute response time and work an on-call rotating schedule. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in water treatment and/or distribution; wastewater treatment and/or collection; Iowa Grade I Water/Wastewater Treatment or Grade I Water Distribution; Iowa Grade I Wastewater Collection license.

Alliance Water Resources provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.  A job description and on-line application are available under career opportunities at www.alliancewater.com

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City of Cherokee - Public Works Superintendent
(Added 1/29/2015)

The City of Cherokee has created the position ofto replace three Department Head positions - Water Superintendent, Wastewater Superintendent and Street Superintendent.   The successful candidate will have a high level of expertise in one of the three fields and general knowledge in the other fields.  A track record of Increasingly responsible supervisory experience is essential.  Although the position will not require State Certification in either Water or Wastewater, said certification is desirable.   Cherokee operates a municipal water treatment plant and wastewater treatment plant.  In addition the City owns and operates an industrial water plant and wastewater plant, built solely to serve Cherokee industry.  Grade 3 Water Certification is required to operate the water plants and does exist amongst current employees.  A Grade 4 Wastewater Certification is required to operate the wastewater plants.  Although the City will not have a Grade 4 amongst employees as of July 1, Cherokee anticipates having a part-time Grade 4 assisting the City during a transition period.  The City will have a DNR approved transition plan for operation of the Wastewater plants prior to July 1. 

Applications and resumes will be taken through March 16, 2015.  The City plans to hire no later than June 1 and the successful candidate is anticipated to start work July 1, 2015. 

The Cherokee Public Works Superintendent position offers an exciting and demanding leadership position for the right candidate.  Salary will be based upon the level of experience and certification of the successful candidate.   Cherokee is a vibrant community in Northwest Iowa.  It is home to a major Hy-Vee Distribution Center and the Iowa Mental Health Institute.  The community has a diversified employment base, anchored by its agricultural roots.  Cherokee has an outstanding public education system and Western Iowa Tech community college.  Cherokee is one of a very few communities of 5,000 population with self-sustaining museum/planetarium, wellness center with indoor pool, an outdoor aquatic center, and active theatre and symphony organizations. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit an application and resume to City Administrator, City of Cherokee, 416 W. Main Street, Cherokee, IA  51012 on or before March 16, 2015. 

Visit our website - www.cherokeeiowa.net - for an application and to view job description.

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WEB Water - Operations Superintendent
(Added 1/28/2015)

The Operations Superintendent will supervise the activities of a number of skilled and semiskilled workers in the oversight of WEB Water’s daily operations. 

This position will be responsible for the hiring, training and performance evaluations of the operations staff.  Work with Management to develop a comprehensive preventative maintenance plan for the water system.  Schedule personnel to respond to emergencies on a 24/7 basis.  Plan and implement methods for improving the operating effectiveness and efficiency of the water system’s equipment and facilities.  Oversight of the SCADA system.  Ensuring that all operations are completed in a safe fashion, while helping to develop and enforce all safety policies.  Preparation and administration of the annual budget for operations.

Requirements;
High school diploma is required, bachelor degree is preferred.  Class III or higher Water Distribution certification or the ability to obtain in a reasonable amount of time.  Past experience in the construction, maintenance and operation of a water distribution system is very helpful.  Previous supervisory experience is required. 

Salary and Benefits;
Salary range $60,000 to $75,000 DOE.  WEB Water offers a competitive benefits package including health and vision insurance, vacations, sick leave and a very generous 401K.

Applications may be submitted on our website www.webwater.org , via mail to PO Box 51 Aberdeen, SD 57402 Attn: Steve Harper or by calling 605-229-4749.  Position open until filled.

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General Manager - Water/Wastewater Utilities (Fort Leavenworth, KS)
(Added 1/13/2015)

Primary Role:

The Manager is primarily responsible for the delivery of all operations and maintenance activities required under the service agreement contract. Duties include; planning, organizing and directing activities with respect to the respective contract operations, including water treatment facilities, distribution systems and pump stations, customer service and billing, etc. as may be required by contract. Facilitates cooperation between operations and capital staff on new capital upgrades and repair & replacement projects.

Military Services Group (MSG) has obtained 50-year contracts for the ownership and operation of the water and wastewater systems at ten active military installations around the country. We are proud to be experts in the water services industry being one of the largest and most experienced water service providers in the United States.

Key Accountabilities:

Skills:

Must have experience with utility operations as appropriate (e.g., water treatment, wastewater treatment, etc.).

Knowledge/ Education:

Experience:

Five (5) +years experience in utility, surface water and/or wastewater operations.Must have demonstrated experience in operational, organizational and financial problem solving skills.

To apply, please visit: https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=31765&company
=amwater&username=

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