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City of New Hampton - Wastewater Superintendent 
(Added 3/6/2021)

City of Sumner - WASTEWATER OPERATOR
(Added 3/3/2021)

City of Iowa City - Maintenance Operator – Wastewater
(Added 2/25/2021)

City of Cedar Rapids- Water Plant Operator I
(Added 2/25/2021)

City of Storm Lake - Assistant Superintendent
(Added 2/18/2021)

Glenwood Municipal Utilities - Full Time Maintenance Operator Person
(Added 2/16/2021)

West Central Iowa Rural Water - Full-time Water Operator
(Added 2/10/2021)

Rock Valley - General Manager
(Added 1/31/2021)

City of Colfax - Public Works Director
(Added 1/21/2021)

Professional Computer Solutions, LLC - Accounting Software Support Analyst
(Added 12/14/2020)

City of Adel - Water Superintendent
(Added 12/12/2020)

 

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City of New Hampton - Wastewater Superintendent 
(Added 3/6/2021)

Position: Wastewater Superintendent                                     

Supervises: 3 Employees - 1, Wastewater Operator III, 1 Wastewater Operator II & 1 Water Operator III / Wastewater III

Department: Wastewater                                                                                        

FLSA Status:  Exempt   

Gives work direction to: 3 Employees -1 Wastewater Operator III, 1 Wastewater Operator II & 1 Water Operator III / Wastewater III

Reports to: Public Works Director, Mayor and City Council    

Salary: DOQ, w/Competitive Benefit Package                                                               

Revision date: February 2021                                                


POSITION SUMMARY
The Wastewater Superintendent is under the general direction of the Mayor and City Council. This position is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating construction, operation, and maintenance of wastewater utilities under regulations established by local, state and federal authorities. Ensures that water quality leaving the treatment facility meets NPDES standards. The Wastewater Superintendent coordinates the wastewater treatment system operations with the other departments and assists the Public Works Director with developing and administering the wastewater treatment budget, including capital improvement projects. This position provides direct supervision to wastewater staff, including planning, assigning and reviewing work of subordinates, training and evaluating staff performance.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

INCIDENTAL JOB DUTIES

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can safely perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skill and abilities.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Work Experience: Minimum of 1 year of “Direct Responsible Charge” in a Grade 3 or Grade 4 plant as required by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and outlined in the Iowa Administrative Code, 567-81.7; or

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position and meets state requirements as outlined in the Iowa Administrative Code.

Required licenses, registrations and certificationsMust maintain Iowa Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification, or a Grade III Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification with the ability to achieve Grade IV Certification with a specified time frame upon hire. Prefer ability to obtain and maintain CDL Class B driver’s license and maintain good driving record.

Required post-offer physical examinations: None

Required drug testing: As required for CDL license.

Other testing required: None

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed inside an office, plant or laboratory, and outside in what may be adverse weather conditions. The work environment can involve exposure to heat, cold, humidity, dirt, moving machinery, snow, ice, extreme noise, and carrying of chemical containers, valves, pumps, and other construction, maintenance or safety equipment weighing more than 50 pounds. Position may require being called back to work while off‑duty and may involve extended or irregular working hours.

HOURS OF WORK
Generally, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with a 1-hour unpaid lunch.  Start and finish times may vary dependent on assignment.  May be required to work additional hours or to change hours with minimal notice and to be available to respond to emergencies.  May be required to work holidays, weekends and to attend evening meetings that require the attendance of the Superintendent.


1.   Marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of essential job duties have been excluded from this job description.

2.   All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective employee and incumbents are encouraged to discuss possible accommodations with the City.

3.   Job descriptions in no way state or imply that the description includes every duty to be performed by the employee in the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job­-related instructions and to perform any other job‑related duties requested by their supervisor.

4.   The City reserves the right to change or reassign job duties or combine positions at any time.

Application and job description available at City Hall or at www.newhamptonia.com. Send application and resume to Casey Mai, Public Works Director, 112 E Spring Street, New Hampton, Iowa 50659. Deadline: Open until filled. EOE/AA. Any questions may be directed to: Casey Mai at (641)-557-8244 or [email protected].

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City of Sumner - WASTEWATER OPERATOR
(Added 3/3/2021)

The City of Sumner, Iowa is searching for a full time Grade 3 Wastewater Operator OR a Grade 2 Wastewater Operator willing to ensue their Grade 3 license.

The City of Sumner has a Grade 3 Activated Sludge Wastewater Facility.  Duties would be to operate and maintain the Activated sludge plant, 5 lift stations in town, and the underground sewer system.  Requirements also include CDL and drug testing. Benefits include: Health insurance, IPERS, paid holidays, vacation and personnel days.

If interested please send your resume to the attention of City Clerk at [email protected]  Deadline April 2, 2021.

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City of Iowa City - Maintenance Operator – Wastewater
(Added 2/25/2021)

Accepting applications for: Maintenance Operator – Wastewater
Wastewater Division
Public Works Department

Application deadline: Monday, March 22, 2021
Visit www.icgov.org/jobs to apply online

One permanent full-time position available
Full salary range: $50,648.00 - $64,792.00
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm

Job summary:
Under general direction, inspects, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs all hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical equipment at wastewater treatment facilities. Performs specialized construction, modifications and installation of equipment and structures.

Minimum qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Iowa DNR Grade I Wastewater Operator certificate required. Iowa DNR Grade II Wastewater Operator certificate required within 2 years of appointment. One year of wastewater plant experience required. Or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must live within 17 miles of the corporate limits of Iowa City, Iowa within one year of appointment to the position. Valid Iowa Class B commercial driver's license with air brake and tank endorsements with satisfactory driving record required. Valid Iowa Class A commercial driver's license required within 6 months of hire. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements including screening through the FMCSA Clearinghouse. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.

Preferred qualifications:
Associates degree or equivalent from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body preferred. Three years of related experience and/or training in wastewater treatment field preferred. Backflow prevention certification preferred. Confined space entry training preferred. Forklift certification preferred.

More information:
A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge, skills and abilities is available at www.icgov.org/jobs under Job Descriptions.

It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.

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City of Cedar Rapids- Water Plant Operator I
(Added 2/25/2021)

Operates water treatment plants and remote sites in accordance with Federal, State and Local regulations.  Controls, monitors, analyzes, interprets, and evaluates situations and conditions within treatment and distribution processes to comply with Public Water Supply (PWS) Operating Permit, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and local policies.

Continuous operations; works under minimal supervision; work schedules are pre-established; shift vacancies are filled based on operational need; work is assigned based on operational need; work is repetitive and routine.

Position Schedule: 12am-8am, rotating 12 hour shifts on weekends

Acceptable Experience and Training:

 Required Special Qualifications:

See full job description and apply on our website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cedarrapids/jobs/2997548/water-plant-operator-i?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Application deadline: 4:00pm CST March 11, 2021

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City of Storm Lake - Assistant Superintendent
(Added 2/18/2021)

The City of Storm Lake is now accepting applications for a full time position of Assistant Superintendent in the Water Treatment Plant.  In planning for future transition, this position will train to be the Water Superintendent in the Water Treatment Plant.  

Applicants for the position must have a minimum eight (8) years’ experience in the field.  Supervisory experience is a plus.  The position requires a minimum of a Grade 3 water treatment certification issued by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.  Grade 4 certification must be obtained in six months. Certification reciprocity from other states will be considered.

The City of Storm Lake is a team oriented work environment offering a competitive salary and a great benefits package.  Pay range for the position is $56,988 to $74,085 annually.  Salary will depend on qualifications and be commensurate with experience. 

Applications are available at City Hall, 620 Erie St, Storm Lake, Iowa.  Interested applicants should submit a completed City application, resume and cover letter to:  City Clerk, 620 Erie Street, PO Box 1086, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588.  Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Information about the City can be found at www.stormlake.org

The City of Storm Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug and Smoke Free Workplace.

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Glenwood Municipal Utilities - Full Time Maintenance Operator Person
(Added 2/16/2021)

Glenwood Municipal Utilities is seeking applications for a Maintenance / Operator Person. Duties include, but not limited to, operations and maintenance of the water and wastewater treatment facilities, sewer and water systems, machinery, equipment, and related activities. For more information regarding this position please go to the GMU website www.glenwoodmu.com. We are an equal opportunity employer. For consideration please send your resume and application to Glenwood Municipal Utilities c/o Search Committee 7 N. Vine St.  Glenwood, IA 51534 or email to [email protected]  We will be accepting applications until 3/10/2021 at 4:00pm.

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West Central Iowa Rural Water - Full-time Water Operator needed
(Added 2/10/2021)

West Central IA Rural Water is taking applications for a full-time Water Operator for the Lake View Area plant and system.

Duties include operation and maintenance of water treatment and distribution facilities, wells, pumps, equipment, mains and valves.  Pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check required.  Applicant must possess valid driver’s license and hold or be able to acquire a Grade 2 Water Treatment and Distribution certification as specified by IA DNR.

WCIRWA offers an excellent benefits package. 

Interested candidates should send their resume by March 20th to WCIRWA, PO Box 188, Manning IA  51455 or email to [email protected]

WCIRWA is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

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Rock Valley - General Manager
(Added 1/31/2021)

JOB OPENING:   GENERAL MANAGER for ROCK VALLEY, IOWA RURAL WATER SYSTEM

Job Description:  Oversee daily operations of the water system.  Keep records, prepare budgets, working knowledge of computer and Quickbooks.  Also operate machinery and work in water treatment setting.  Need a Grade 2 water certification and be able to achieve a Grade 3 certification in 6 months.  Also will need Iowa certification from the DNR.

Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Salary based on experience.  45 hours per week.  

Benefits include:  paid vacation, sick days, holidays, Health insurance, IPERS, clothing allowance.

For more information: Email: [email protected]

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City of Colfax - Public Works Director
(Added 1/21/2021)

The City of Colfax is seeking a qualified individual for full-time position as Director of the Public Works Department.  Primary responsibilities include administration, budgeting and supervision of all city infrastructure.  Supervise other employees.  Operate and maintain all vehicles and equipment used by the Public Works Department.  Works with contractors and supervises projects.  Will have considerable direct contact with the public.  The ideal candidate would have an excellent work ethic and interpersonal skills.

Previous construction experience preferred.  Must have or be able to obtain Class B with air brake endorsement CDL within 3 months. Must have or be able to obtain Water Treatment/Distribution Grade II and Wastewater Grade II licenses as dictated by DNR timelines.  Position will start approximately May 3, 2020.  

Job description and application available at www.cityofcolfax.org 

Application deadline: March 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.
For more information or to submit your resume, contact Wade Wagoner at: [email protected]

EOE - Pre-hire drug screen and physical required.

City of Colfax
19 E. Howard
Colfax  IA 50054
515-674-4096

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Professional Computer Solutions, LLC - Accounting Software Support Analyst
(Added 12/14/2020)

Professional Computer Solutions, LLC (PCS), located in Denison, Iowa a software development company specializing in the utility industry, has an immediate opening for a Software Installation Support Representative.

PCS is looking for professionals with experience in the utility industry or related areas.  Degree in accounting or related discipline is required.  Candidates must be customer-service focused, team-oriented and willing to travel.  The position involves software support, training, design, testing, and consulting of the Financial Accounting and Customer Information System applications.  Outstanding interpersonal skills in dealing with co-workers and clients are a plus. 

Send resume and cover letter with references to [email protected], 712-263-3106

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City of Adel - Water Superintendent
(Added 12/12/2020)

The City of Adel, a growing suburb in the vibrant Des Moines metropolitan area with a population of approximately 5,000, is accepting applications for the non-exempt position Water Superintendent. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Director of Public Works.

The Water Superintendent is responsible for the direct and indirect supervision of all City water related systems, including the Water Treatment Plant, the Water Distribution System, Water Supply, Water Metering, and Billing. The incumbent will be responsible for assigning, directing, and coordinating work among front-line personnel. The incumbent will spend a majority of time performing administrative and supervisory functions, but participation in operations, maintenance, and other activities will be required as needed.

Since early 2019, the City has had seven major water projects totaling approximately $25 million in various stages of progress. These include a new Reverse Osmosis (R.O.) Water Treatment Plant (which is scheduled to be online in early 2021), two new groundsource wells, and a new raw water transmission main. Work will begin in the coming months on a new high zone water main and a new high service pump.

Since this position will be involved in the startup of the new R.O. plant, experience with R.O. treatment is preferred.

The incumbent will also work on special projects and in conjunction with other City departments, including assisting the Public Works Department as needed with tasks such as snow removal and emergency response.

A complete job description may be found at www.adeliowa.org. As access may be limited due to COVID-19, information via appointment can be provided at Adel City Hall or at the office of the Public Works Director.

Must possess or be able to obtain within six (6) months a Grade III (3) Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate and a Grade II (2) Water Distribution Certificate issued by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Must possess or be able to obtain within six (6) months a Class B Driver’s License. A minimum of five years’ experience in the operation of a water system or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Further qualifications are listed in the job description.

The annual salary range for this position is $58,000 to $65,000, with a starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Some evening and weekend work is required. The City offers a comprehensive benefit package including State of Iowa retirement.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a City application (which may be found at www.adeliowa.org) to Anthony Brown, City Administrator, at [email protected] or by drop-box or mail to 301 South 10th Street, Adel, Iowa, 50003.

This job posting will remain open until the position has been filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. An initial review of candidates will be completed on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, with interviews being scheduled shortly thereafter. For more information on this opportunity, please call (515) 993-4525 or email [email protected] or [email protected]

The City of Adel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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