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City of Burlington - City Engineer
(Added 8/18/2016)

City of Asbury - Truck Driver/Laborer
(Added 8/18/2016)

City of Harlan - Grade II or III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 8/6/2016)

City of Sioux City - Utilities Superintendent
(Added 7/17/2016)

Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Environmental Specialist –  Water Quality Bureau
(Added 6/11/2016)

City of Algona - Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 6/9/2016)

 

 


 

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City of Burlington - City Engineer
(Added 8/18/2016)

The City of Burlington is accepting resumes and applications for the position of City Engineer to coordinate, administer, oversee and participate in projects and activities of the Engineer department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

This is an administrative, professional and technical position under the general direction of the Assistant City Manager for Public Works.  The City Engineer is responsible for the leadership of the engineering division.  The City Engineer prepares or reviews studies, reports, specifications, and plans for all public improvement projects.  Duties also include the direction and coordination of the activities of professional, technical and clerical personnel, and when necessary, the performance of technical and construction observation duties.  See complete Job Description and application at www.burlingtoniowa.org.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must possess a professional engineering license on the date of application and acquire a professional engineer’s license in the State of Iowa within six months of appointment. Professional license must be maintained throughout the duration of employment as City Engineer.  Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience.  Preference given for experience that also required supervisory and administrative experience.   Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with an engineering degree that required major coursework in civil engineering. Familiarity with and/or possession of Iowa DOT in various pavement management certifications and knowledge of micro-paver street management program desired.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Iowa State Driver’s License.  Employees must live in Des Moines County or in Iowa within 10 air miles of the Burlington city limits. 

ANNUAL SALARY

Non-Union, Range 10 - Starting:  $75,504 – 98,155 DOQ, with full benefit package. 

HOW TO APPLY

Go online to www.burlingtoniowa.org to submit an online application and download your resume or you can mail it to: City of Burlington, Attn: Human Resources, 400 Washington St, Burlington, IA 52601. Resume review to begin immediately.

THE CITY OF BURLINGTON DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY IN
EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES

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City of Asbury - Truck Driver/Laborer
(Added 8/18/2016)

The City of Asbury, IA is accepting applications for the position of Truck Driver/Laborer. Experience in general maintenance, minor repairs, operating of heavy equip, dump truck, loader & skid steer.  This position includes all aspects of a municipal public works dept. including but not limited to water and sewer operations, snow plowing, mowing and maintenance of City facilities.  Certificate of Iowa Class B CDL/air brakes required or the ability to obtain within 2 months.  Pesticide Certification must be obtained within 12 months.  Mechanical, electrical experience desirable and certified water/wastewater operators are also desirable.  Must be HS grad or have GED.  Salary wage $16.07 - $20.07 per hour depending on experience. Post offer physical, drug / background screens required.  

Please submit letter of application, resume and City of Asbury application for employment to: City of Asbury, Attn: Tony Carr Public Works Director, 5290 Grand Meadow Drive, Ste 1, Asbury, Iowa 52002 by 5 p.m. on Sept. 7, 2016.  AA/ EOE/ADA.   Inquiries may be sent to [email protected].

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City of Harlan - Grade II or III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 8/6/2016)

City of Harlan, IA will be accepting applications for a full-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.
Candidates must have working knowledge of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations and process.  This position involves mechanical work in operation of machinery, equipment and related apparatus at the Plant, lift stations and de-gritting stations.  The employee must be able to lift 10 pounds and on occasion lift and/or move 100 pounds.

Special requirements:  Must obtain valid CDL air brakes with tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire; Certificate with State of Iowa as Grade II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator; and, within 2 years of hire, obtain a Grade III certification.  Wage will depend on qualifications.  Excellent benefit package and advancement opportunities.

Application and job description may be picked up at the Harlan City Hall, 711 Durant Street, Harlan between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or is available online at www.cityofharlan.com.  The deadline to submit applications to City Hall is 12:00 Noon, Monday, August 22, 2016.  The City of Harlan is an E.O.E. and Affirmative Action Employer.  For further information, contact Steve Kenkel, Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent 712-579-1320.

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City of Sioux City - Utilities Superintendent
(Added 7/17/2016)

$69,872-$97,820/DOQ

The City of Sioux City is seeking to hire a highly skilled hard working individual as a Utilities Superintendent who possesses at least a Grade II (2) Water Distribution certificate (in good standing issued by Iowa DNR) with the ability to upgrade your certification to a Grade IV (4) within one year, if not sooner. We recognize that there are many very skilled water distribution operators who simply need some “time-in-grade” or qualifying experience that they cannot obtain in their current position.  For the right candidate, we can offer you an unmatched opportunity where you can gain the experience and possibly the training you need to qualify for the Iowa Grade 3 and 4 exams.  Make no mistake, a Grade 4 is required as a part of this position and we are seeking a highly certified operator, but we know that there are some very skilled Grade 2 or 3 operators who just haven’t been in a position to qualify to take a Grade 4 exam. 

If this describes you and you aren’t afraid to take on a challenge in a fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply.  We have identified you as a potential candidate based on your level of certification.   You may have considered a positon like ours, but not looked at it seriously because of the Grade IV requirement.  If you possess an equivalent certification in another state we do need proof that IDNR will grant you reciprocity. 

If you also possess, or can obtain an IAWEA Voluntary Wastewater Collection Systems certification, that’s something we consider a bonus, as you will oversee our collection system in this role.  Frosting on the cake would be any experience or certification in Backflow testing.

Sioux City is a great place to live, work and enjoy life.  It has been twice named an All-American City by the National Civic League and was ranked first in the nation for economic development in communities with 50,000 – 200,000 people by Site Selection Magazine for the fifth time in 10 years.  It serves as the regional hub for business, employment, industry, retail trade, medical care, educational opportunities and tourism in the tri-state metropolitan area. As recently as 2014, Forbes ranked Sioux City in the Top 30 Best Places for Business and Careers. The City of Sioux City has built a reputation through its "culture of excellence" where we utilize a team approach to problem solving and public service. If you have a desire to make in impact and you love to be challenged, we have a spot for you. We are experiencing significant economic growth and we need talented people like you to help us continue to be the first-class community and regional leader that we are.

What is expected of a Utilities Superintendent? You will oversee approximately 30 people to ensure skilled mechanical maintenance and repair work involving water lines, sewer lines, storm sewer systems, pumps, water mains, and related equipment and devices is performed at a superior level. In addition to the certification requirements, we also need someone who possesses a valid State of Iowa Class A Commercial Driver’s License with tanker and combination endorsements; someone who already possesses, or will seek to obtain a Voluntary IAWEA Wastewater Collection Systems Certificate; and who will work to obtain Backflow Tester Certification. The pay range for this position has been increased and is now at $69,872-$97,820/DOQ annually and we offer an exceptional benefits package!

If you have an interest in this position and believe you have the talent and determination we are seeking, we'd love to hear from you SOON. For complete job description, qualifications and the required application, please visit: www.sioux-city.org and click on "job openings".  If you have further questions, please contact Human Resources at 712-279-6200.  Applicant disclosure must be completed and turned in with your city application.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, so hurry or you may miss out!  We expect to fill this positon very soon.

For complete job description, qualifications and application visit our website www.sioux-city.org.

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

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Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Environmental Specialist –  Water Quality Bureau
(Added 6/11/2016)

The position will conduct environmental reviews for State Revolving Fund (SRF) water and wastewater infrastructure loan applicants, including coordination with related state and federal agencies to ensure project compliance with related agency permission, clearances, or permits as necessary.The position will consult with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) on their review of all projects in order to determine potential impact on historical and cultural properties, and to then obtain appropriate clearances for project implementation.  The position will prepare file search requests from, and consult with, the Office of State Archeologist (OSA), and if needed, will prepare and manage the scope of work to be contracted to OSA, or other archeology consultants, if field work investigation is required. 

BrassRing:         17437BR

Location:            Environmental Services Division, Water Quality Bureau, Wallace State Office Bldg., Des Moines, IA

Hours:                 M-F 8:00am – 4:30pm

Closing Date:     June 27, 2016 – 11:00 p.m.

For specific job duties, requirements, and application information, visit https://das.iowa.gov/human-resources/state-employment/ , select “Permanent State Employees” and then select the BR#.

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City of Algona - Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 6/9/2016)

Job Title: Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator
Government: City of Algona, IA
Location: Algona, Iowa, Pop: 5,560
Salary: DOQ, with competitive benefit package.

Description:
The City of Algona, Iowa, (Population 5,560) the county seat of Kossuth County, located in North Central Iowa, is seeking a Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator. Candidates must have working knowledge of wastewater treatment plant operations and processes. Prepare all necessary reports as required by City, State, or Federal statutes. Perform all required tests in a timely fashion and report results to all necessary individuals or organizations.  Ensure that Wastewater System is operating in compliance with all City, State, or Federal statutes and regulations. Make necessary inspections of Wastewater System and perform all necessary repairs.

Qualifications:
Applicants should possess an Iowa Grade I, II, or III Operator Certificate with the ability to obtain a higher certification within one year after starting date but non-certified applicants will be considered. Successful candidates will also have the ability to obtain an Iowa Class B Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement upon appointment in this classification and maintain the license throughout period of employment. 

Application deadline is July 15, 2016 at 5:00 PM.  Please email cover letter and resume to:

Ron Covert
Director of Public Works
112 West Call Street
Algona, IA 50511
E-Mail: [email protected]

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