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City of Altoona - Utilities Operator II
(Added 6/20/2019)

Milford Municipal Utilities - Water Superintendent
(Added 6/18/2019)

Creston Waterworks - Grade 2 Water Plant Operator
(Added 6/13/2019)

People Service Inc. - Water/Wastewater Plant Operator
(Added 6/10/2019)

Kingbrook Rural Water System, Arlington, SD - General Manager
(Added 5/2/2019)

Muscatine Power and Water - Water Distribution Operator
(Added 5/2/2019)

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)

 

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City of Altoona - Utilities Operator II
(Added 6/20/2019)

POSITION: Utilities Operator II

SALARY: Starting at $21.65 to $29.20 per hour

OPENING DATE:
6/20/2019 CLOSING DATE: 7/12/2019

INFORMATION:

The City of Altoona is accepting applications for Utilities Operator II at the Altoona Utilities Department, focusing on water production and distribution.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary function is to perform and participate in semi-skilled work as related to the operations and maintenance of the Municipal water production and distribution systems, sewer collection system, and storm water system. ENTRY REQUIREMENT AND SKILLS: Candidates must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D., and five (5) 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 2 operator’s certificate issued by the State of Iowa in Water Treatment and Water Distribution. A grade 1 in Waste Water Treatment or the voluntary waste water collection system operator certification is acceptable, or the ability to obtain the waste water license within 6 months.

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

Residency requirement of 30 minute response time to Altoona.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Milford Municipal Utilities - Water Superintendent
(Added 6/18/2019)

The Superintendent will be responsible for the 1.5 MGD surface water plant and distribution system consisting of 1500 metered customers. The starting salary range is $75,000-$80,000 annually based on experience. We offer an excellent benefits package including vacation, paid holidays, medical leave, health insurance, life insurance, IPERS retirement, 457 plan, medical reimbursement plan, and phone stipend.  

Milford Iowa lies on the southern end of the Iowa Great Lakes.  Milford is a great place to live with its numerous city parks, great community facilities, a great school system home of the Okoboji Pioneers. MMU is proud to be serving our citizens with reasonable and reliable service since 1909.

Requirements:

Interested candidates please submit resume and cover letter to General Manager Eric Stoll at [email protected]. For additional information feel free to call Eric Stoll 712-338-2401. Position will be open until filled. EOE

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Creston Waterworks - Grade 2 Water Plant Operator
(Added 6/13/2019)

Plant Operator Opening
The Creston Waterworks is seeking a grade 2 water plant operator.   This position is responsible for covering 12-hour shift operations at an 8.0 MGD conventional surface water plant.  Nights and weekends will be required.  Starting salary is $23/hr.  Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, paid holiday and IPERS.  Applications can be obtained by contacting the Waterworks office, located at 820 S. Parks St., at 641-782-5817.  For more information, contact Steve Guthrie at [email protected].   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  EOE. 

Requirements:

Duties:

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People Service Inc. - Water/Wastewater Plant Operator
(Added 6/10/2019)

We are accepting applications for a certified water/wastewater operator to work in our new Onawa, Iowa contract beginning July 1, 2019. As the operator of the water/wastewater plant, you will be responsible for the safe, compliant operations day-to-day.

WHERE IS ONAWA?

Onawa is nestled between the beautiful Loess Hills and the Missouri River along the I-29 corridor. It is rich in history from the Lewis & Clark Expedition to Eskimo Pies. The community offers a variety of recreational opportunities including city parks, the picturesque Loess Hills, the Graham Conservation Area and the Lewis & Clark State Park.

TYPE OF TREATMENT PROCESS?
Three operators will be working in the Grade II water consisting of production wells, water filtration plant, clear wells and high service pumps. The wastewater treatment is a Grade II trickling filter facility, and the collection and distribution systems are included in the day-to-day responsibilities.

WHAT REQUIREMENTS ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

WHAT’S THE COMPENSATION PACKAGE?

HOW DO I APPLY?
Complete an on-line application, which can be found at http://www.peopleservice.com/work-with-us/apply/. For more information, go to our website or contact Human Resources toll-free 1-877-774-4311 X3

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Kingbrook Rural Water System, Arlington, SD - General Manager
(Added 5/2/2019)

Kingbrook Rural Water System is headquartered in Arlington, SD, and seeks a General Manager to provide organizational leadership and oversee all operations and activities of the system! This individual will have full responsibility for the construction, operations, maintenance, administrative, and financial functions of the system. The General Manager will work closely with, and report to, the Board of Directors. 

Kingbrook Rural Water System provides water to thousands of residents in eastern South Dakota, several municipalities, as well as customers in a number of counties, including Hamlin, Clark, Kingsbury, Brookings, Lake, Moody, Miner, Beadle, Sanborn and McCook.

Management Responsibilities Include:

Board Responsibilities Include:

Administrative Responsibilities Include:

Kingbrook Rural Water System offers strongly competitive compensation (dependent on experience), and benefits. Benefits include: health, dental and life insurance, long-term disability, supplemental insurance, flex plan, 401(k), paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays and company vehicle.

To be considered, a bachelor’s degree in business, economics, engineering, or related field is desired. A minimum of five years of management experience, preferably in a service or utility industry, is preferred.  Experience with financial management and budgeting is important, as are strong communications and organizational skills. 

Kingbrook Rural Water System is an equal opportunity employer.

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Muscatine Power and Water - Water Distribution Operator
(Added 5/2/2019)

Muscatine Power and Water has an immediate opening for a Water Distribution Operator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Pay range: $26.64/hr - $34.97/hr

Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required.

EOE M/F/D/V

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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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