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CITY OF MADRID – PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT PUBLIC WORKS UTILITY WORKER
(Added 12/7/2018)

City of Denver, IA - Water / Sewer Operator
(Added 12/4/2018)

Xenia Rural Water District - Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 11/14/2018)

City of Iowa City - Senior Maintenance Worker – Wastewater Plant, Wastewater Division, Public Works Department
(Added 10/31/2018)

MARION COUNTY RURAL WATER DISTRICT - GENERAL MANAGER/WORKING FOREMAN
(Added 10/27/2018)

City of Eagle Grove - Wastewater Operator
(Added 10/8/2018) 

City of DeWitt - Utility Laborer
(Added 9/25/2018)

 

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CITY OF MADRID – PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT PUBLIC WORKS UTILITY WORKER
(Added 12/7/2018)

The City of Madrid is seeking a qualified Public Works Utility Worker.

This full-time position involves periodic weekends and holiday work. Duties include all operations within the streets, parks, water and wastewater facilities.

Successful candidates will need to meet these qualifications: high school graduate or GED equivalent; three (3) years’ experience related to construction, highway/public works maintenance and repair; ability to obtain a Class B CDL, herbicide certification, water and wastewater certifications within a certain time-frame of acquiring the position.

Salary starts at $19.85 hr, depending on qualifications with excellent benefits.

Applications and job description can be found at www.madridiowa.org. Return completed application, resume, and three (3) references to:

Scott Church, Public Works Director
304 S Water St
Madrid, Iowa 50156

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, January 11, 2019

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City of Denver, IA - Water / Sewer Operator
(Added 12/4/2018)

The City of Denver, Iowa is looking for a Water/Sewer Operator.  Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Once hired, the employee will be required to make consistent progress toward attaining a Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade III Certification, a Grade II Water Treatment Plant Operator, and a Grade II Water Distribution Operator.  Preferred applicants will have a minimum of a 2 Year Post High School Degree and/or hold waste water, water distribution, and water treatment certifications.  Salary to be based on education and certifications.  Salary is competitive and will increase with each step toward the Grade III Certification. Applicants should submit Cover Letter, resume, and salary history and five references to the City of Denver, 100 Washington Street, Denver, Iowa 50622.  Position is open until filled.  Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019.  EOE 

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Xenia Rural Water District - Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 11/14/2018)

JOB TITLE: Treatment Plant Operator

REPORTS TO: Supply & Treatment Manager

DEPARTMENT: Supply & Treatment

JOB SUMMARY:

Perform duties supporting the operation, maintenance, and repair of water and wastewater treatment facilities.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL ABILITIES/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Interested candidates should submit resume to Corey Iben at [email protected] or you can call with questions at 515-676-2117.

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City of Iowa City - Senior Maintenance Worker – Wastewater Plant, Wastewater Division, Public Works Department
(Added 10/31/2018)

Application deadline: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Visit www.icgov.org/jobs to apply online

One permanent full time position available
Full salary range: $58,177.60 - $73,840.00
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm

Job summary:
Under direction, serves as a group leader in maintaining and repairing pumps, motors, valves, gauges and general equipment in wastewater treatment processes. Coordinates information between lab, operations and sewer collections.

Minimum qualifications:
Associate’s degree or equivalent from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body required plus three years of experience in wastewater including two years in a supervisory capacity required. Or equivalent combination of education and experience. Iowa DNR Grade III Wastewater Operator's license required. 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 endorsement 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. 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:
Supervisory experience in wastewater plant maintenance preferred. Iowa DNR Grade IV Wastewater 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. Persons who are members of a protected class are encouraged to apply.

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MARION COUNTY RURAL WATER DISTRICT - GENERAL MANAGER/WORKING FOREMAN
(Added 10/27/2018)

Marion County Rural Water District, located in Knoxville, Iowa, exists to supply potable water to a large section of Marion County, including several municipalities, and thousands of residents.

We are seeking an individual who will excel as our next General Manager/Working Foreman. This position will provide professional leadership, oversee all operations and maintenance of the water distribution system, and have primary responsibility for the organization’s financial wellbeing. You will work closely with, and report to, our governing board.

The ideal candidate will have:

Essential Responsibilities include:

Responsibilities to the board include:

Salary commensurate with qualifications, plus benefits. Background check and drug/alcohol test maybe required. Applications accepted through December 1st or until the position has been filled.

Send resume and cover letter to MCRW District, Attn: Reuben Buwalda, 1921 W Bell Ave, Knoxville, IA 50138 or [email protected].

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City of Eagle Grove - Wastewater Operator
(Added 10/8/2018)  

Job Title: Wastewater Operator  Department: Sewer Department
Reports To: Wastewater Superintendent FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Date: October 2018  Status: Full-time

Summary of Duties: The city of Eagle Grove “population 3,427” is currently looking for applicants to work in our new Grade 4 WWTP being built with phase 1 project completion scheduled for November 1st of 2018.

This person will be working with the Wastewater Superintendent and lead operator to assist in the day to day operations of the new plant as well as work in the old plant until it is decommissioned in the summer of 2019 as well as upkeep and maintenance of the city’s 4 lift stations as needed. This person will also assist in public works tasks as needed.

Description

  1. Assist in operation and monitoring of new water reclamation facility and old wastewater facility to assure proper operation of equipment, repairs and optimum treatment of waste water.
  2. Collect wastewater samples and perform lab tests under the direction of superintendent.
  3. Clean clarifiers, wet wells, elevated tanks to keep facility clean and aesthetically pleasing to visitors and city officials.
  4.  Assist in installation of wastewater equipment including pumps, valves, meters.
  5. Assist Street dept in repairs to manholes and sewer mains.
  6. Load, haul, and unload heavy materials and heavy objects used in public works.
  7. Be able to lift over 50 lbs.
  8. Read, record and calculate readings from flow meters and pumps, control panel hours, levels and gauges to adequately monitor waste water plant processes.
  9. Perform building and grounds maintenance including mowing, painting, trimming, and small repairs.
  10. Periodically inspect and maintain lift station as needed for proper operation of station.
  11. Assist in documentation of daily logs of plant operations.
  12. Perform minor repair and maintenance to wastewater treatment equipment and generators.
  13. Assist in the city’s biosolids removal plan by hauling and spreading wastewater sludges “seasonally”.
  14. Be able to operate heavy equipment (backhoe, loader, dump truck, vac/jet truck)
  15. Perform work in all public works departments as assigned.
  16. Assist Street dept in tree removal, snow removal, and other public works related activities when not busy at wastewater plant.
  17. Perform basic construction work as needed including, work on municipal buildings, wiring, welding, plumbing and painting.
  18. Perform work in a safe and timely manner according to OSHA regulations and procedures.
  19. Perform routine custodial duties necessary to keep plant buildings and ground in aesthetic conditions.

Entry Requirements and Skills

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Knowledge of operation of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  3. Knowledge of occupational hazards associated with wastewater treatment and be able to work in a safe and timely manner.
  4. Ability to work independently and take responsibility for following previously outlined procedures.
  5. Work with others and in a team orientated setting.
  6. Work in inclement weather.
  7. Be available to work when emergency calls for it.

Required Special Requirements  

  1. Shall be able to obtain a Grade 1 Wastewater treatment operator’s license issued by the state of Iowa within 12 months of employment.
  2. Shall be able to obtain a Grade II Wastewater treatment operator’s license issued by the state of Iowa within 3 years of employment.
  3. Shall obtain a valid Class B chauffeurs license with tanker endorsement issued by the state of Iowa with 6 months of employment.
  4. Will reside within 30 mins of the City of Eagle Grove.
  5. Will be called in periodically during off hours and to come in to perform necessary duties
  6. Will work holidays and weekends when assigned as well as various shifts and hours to meet the needs of the wastewater and other public works departments.
  7. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals the opportunity to work the necessary functions of the job.

Equipment and Tools Used

  1. Lab equipment
  2. Payloader
  3. Backhoe
  4. Power washer
  5. Snow plows
  6. Jackhammers
  7. Portable pumps
  8. Wire welder
  9. Chain saws
  10. Mowers

COMPENSATION

The Wastewater Operator will be compensated based on experience and any appropriate certifications. Starting salary will be $17.01 per hour. Benefits include, but not limited to, overtime, call-back time, compensatory time, holidays, paid vacations, personal time, Health Savings Account, Dental/Eye Insurance, and Life Insurance.

Applications can be obtained at City Hall located at 210 E. Broadway or at www.eaglegroveiowa.org. The position is open until filled. First consideration of applications will take place immediately.

The City of Eagle Grove is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city of Eagle Grove does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, natural origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

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City of DeWitt - Utility Laborer
(Added 9/25/2018)                             

Utility Laborer The City of DeWitt, IA has an opening for a full-time utility laborer. Prefer laborer/ heavy equipment operator with experience with municipal water systems, construction, repair, building maintenance and general municipal maintenance. CDL strongly preferred.  Grade I water and wastewater preferred, and required within 1st year.  Salary $19.88 per hour with good benefits. Direct email inquiries to Director of Public Works, Matt Proctor [email protected].    Interested applicants should submit a city application to: City Clerk, PO Box 407, DeWitt, Iowa 52742.  Position is open until filled. Review of applications to begin October 12.  Call City Hall 563-659-3811. Email Cathie Benthin, City Clerk at [email protected], or go online at https://www.cityofdewittiowa.org/jobapplication for a required city application.  EEO Employer

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