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Osceola Water Works – Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 10/9/2014)

Illinois American Water (Sterling, IL) - Chief Plant Operator E51S
(Added 10/2/2014)

City of Red Oak, Iowa - Waste Water Superintendent
(Added 9/26/2014)

City of Grinnell - Wastewater Department Operator
(Added 7/31/2014)

PeopleService, Inc – Grade III Water Operator - Humboldt, IA
(Added 7/7/2014)

 

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Osceola Water Works – Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 10/9/2014)

Osceola Water Works is seeking applicants for the position of Water Plant Operator.  Successful candidates will be assigned primarily to the water treatment plant, but will assist in the water distribution system as needed.  Candidates currently holding a grade II Iowa Water Treatment license is preferred, but we are willing to train the right applicant.  Successful candidates will be required to obtain a class B CDL within the first 12 months of employment.  A pre-employment physical, drug screen and back ground check is required.  Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and hold or be able to acquire a grade II water treatment certification as specified by the I.D.N.R. 

Applicants should send their completed application and resume to Osceola Water Works at PO Box 515, Osceola, IA 50213 or email to: osceolawater2@windstream.net.  This position will remain open until filled. 

Osceola Water Works is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

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Illinois American Water (Sterling, IL) - Chief Plant Operator E51S
(Added 10/2/2014)


Job Title: Chief Plant Operator E51S
Employment Opportunity with Illinois American Water
Sterling, IL

Chief Plant Operator

The working hours and days are 8am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday

Responsible for all activities involving the operations and maintenance of the water treatment system, water distribution system, and wastewater collection system.

Supervisory responsibilities for water plant and network operators, technicians, and laborers, and works under the general direction of the Utilities Manager.

Key Accountabilities:

Prepares, Reviews, evaluates, revises, establishes and implements policies and procedures used in distribution and treatment of water and the collection of wastewater, that result in Safe, Compliant, Reliable, and Profitable operations (20%)

Directs day-to-day activities and schedules of assigned staff and participates in review and evaluation of staff performance related to water and wastewater systems and water treatment. Follows company discipline policy when needed. (20%)

Follows and implements Company’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies. Implements and fosters the coaching and development of employees, including idea generation, within respective functional areas (20%)

Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations and all customers. Performs work on water treatment system, distribution system, and sewer collection system. Maintains work records and preventative maintenance records and prepares various reports as assigned. (20%)

Participates in the preparation of Capital and Operations and Maintenance Budgets. Reviews and approves expenditures. (10%)

Participates in the preparation of Capital and Operations and Maintenance Budgets. Reviews and approves expenditures. Performs other related functions assigned or as they become apparent. (10%)

Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

JOB DESCRIPTION

Knowledge:

Extensive knowledge of the objectives, equipment, and operations of water distribution and groundwater supply systems, and wastewater collection systems.

Extensive knowledge of methods and materials of water and wastewater system construction and maintenance.

Thorough knowledge of the layout, location and equipment characteristics of water and wastewater systems.

Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations for areas of responsibility

Experience:

Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in supervision of operations, maintenance and administration of water and wastewater systems and treatment.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for experience.

Work Environment:

Employee may be required to work indoor or outdoor.

Applicants can apply to amwater.com.

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City of Red Oak, Iowa - Waste Water Superintendent
(Added 9/26/2014)

Position Available

The City of Red Oak is accepting applications for the position of Waste Water Superintendent.  This position coordinates and directs the work program for the City Waste Water Department and is specifically responsible for management of daily operations including both operations of the plant and maintenance of the collection system.  This department is also responsible for maintenance of Red Oak’s Levee system and maintaining compliance with Corps of Engineers regulations. 

Position is considered to be a “working department head” requiring both administrative skills and the ability to work “hands on” with department personnel when necessary.  Responsible for compliance with and reporting to the Iowa DNR for the waste water system. Responsible for the preparation and administration of department budget.  Individual must be available for extended or irregular working hours, including being called back to work while off-duty should issues arise at the waste water plant, or during heavy rain or high water flow events.  Individual must possess strong oral and written communication skills, including computer literacy, and be able to get along well with other employees and the public. Applicant must have a Grade III waste water certification through the Iowa DNR or be able to acquire within 6 months of employment, and a minimum of 5 years administrative / supervisory experience.  Applicant must possess a valid Iowa Drivers License and have or be able to obtain a valid CDL within six months of employment.  Must also possess a High School Diploma or GED.

Applications are available at Red Oak City Hall or online at redoakiowa.com.  Application, along with a detailed Resume and Letter of Interest should be submitted to City Administrator, P.O. Box 475, Red Oak, IA 51566.  Position open until filled.  For more information contact City Administrator at (712)623-6520. 

The City of Red Oak is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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City of Grinnell - Wastewater Department Operator
(Added 7/31/2014)

The City of Grinnell, IA (population 9,218) seeks a Grade II Wastewater Operator.  Duties include the operation of the wastewater treatment plant, lift stations, collection system, laboratory, and maintenance.  Mechanical and electrical experience desirable.  Grade II Iowa DNR Wastewater Certificate required within 12 months of employment.  Iowa Class B CDL / air brakes / tanker endorsement required or the ability to obtain.  Must be a non-tobacco user.  Starting salary             $19.04 - $19.24 DOQ.  Post offer physical, drug / background screens required.  Additional information is available at www.grinnelliowa.gov or at the City Offices. 

Send cover letter, resume and completed City of Grinnell job application to Jan Anderson Water Resources Director, 927 4th Avenue, Grinnell, Iowa 50112 by 4 p.m. on 9/17/14. E.O.E.   

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PeopleService, Inc – Grade III Water Operator - Humboldt, IA
(Added 7/7/2014)

Seeking a certified Grade III water operator to work in our Humboldt, IA contract. Possession of a wastewater and distribution license preferred but not required. Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean record and required to live within 10-30 min of Humboldt. 4-6 years’ experience in water treatment with most of those years working with lime softening. Will be required to work weekends and on-call based on a rotating schedule. For more information and to apply on-line, go to www.peopleservice.com or call HR at 877-774-4311 X17. 

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