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Glenwood Municipal Utilities - Utilities Superintendent
(Added 1/11/2017)

City of Leon - Water/Wastewater Operator
(Added 11/22/2016)

City of Sully - Part-time Public Works Employee
(Added 11/19/2016)

University of Iowa - Water Plant Operator
(Added 11/8/2016)

City of Van Meter - Public Works Operator
(Added 10/28/2016)

Burlington Municipal Waterworks - DISTRIBUTION MANAGER
(Added 10/27/2016)




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Glenwood Municipal Utilities - Utilities Superintendent
(Added 1/11/2017)

Glenwood Municipal Utilities Employment Opportunity
Full Time Utilities Superintendent:

Glenwood Municipal Utilities in Glenwood, Iowa is seeking applications for a Utilities Superintendent position.  Duties include but are not limited to: manage, oversee, plan and coordinate the services and operations of the Utilities Water and Sewer Departments. 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 to Glenwood Municipal Utilities c/o Search Committee 7 N. Vine St.  Glenwood, IA 51534 or email to [email protected] by 2/1/2017.



City of Leon - Water/Wastewater Operator
(Added 11/22/2016)

The City of Leon will be accepting applications for a water/wastewater operator. Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED, must have the ability to obtain a Grade 2 license for water/wastewater treatment and distribution. The position collects samples, performs water tests, takes corrective action as necessary, reads meters and maintains water/wastewater equipment and facilities. Candidate must have a class B CDL or be able to obtain one within six months of hire. Weekend work on a rotating basis is required.  Starting wage will be based upon experience and qualifications.  Applications may be picked up at Leon City Hall, 104 W 1st St. Leon, IA or by calling 641-446-6221.  Accepting applications until position is filled.  EOE



City of Sully - Part-time Public Works Employee
(Added 11/19/2016)

The City of Sully is in search of an individual that is self-motivated and dedicated to his or her job.  This will be a part-time position with hours that may vary in the amount from week to week but will be less than 40 hours per week.  Job duties will be as follows:

Applications are available at the city office; 318 6th Avenue, PO Box 247, Sully, Iowa 50251.  Applications or resumes accepted until position is filled.



University of Iowa - Water Plant Operator
(Added 11/8/2016)

Utilities & Energy Management

The University of Iowa department of Facilities Management, Utilities & Energy Management is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Water Plant Operator.

Under general supervision 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.

Required Qualifications:

  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 the ability to meet and maintain UI Fleet Safety standards.
  3. Certification as an Iowa Certified Swimming Pool Operator as required.
  4. Other job related certifications as required.

A pre-employment criminal background check is required.

Minimum salary: $44,704.08/year, with a 4.5% pay increase after 6 months and completion of a probationary period.  We offer a generous benefits package, including 12 days paid vacation per year to start, plus paid sick leave.  Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at: https://hr.uiowa.edu/benefits/merit-staff-benefits

To apply, please go to http://jobs.uiowa.edu and complete an online merit application for requisition number 19126.

Questions, please contact: University of Iowa Employment Services, 319-335-2656 General Line; 800-272-6400 Iowa Toll Free. 

The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, (319) 335-0705 (voice) and (319) 335-0697 (text), 202 Jessup Hall, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316.



City of Van Meter - Public Works Operator
(Added 10/28/2016)

Job Information

Job Title

Public Works Operator

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Public Works this position is responsible for the maintenance of the public streets, water distribution system, sanitary sewer collection system, storm water sewer system, and green-space grounds keeping. 

The work is varied, requires hard labor, and is done outside. The work requires the operation of multiple systems, equipment, and tools. The successful candidate will 1) operate the water plant, pumps, mains, and will complete monthly meter reads for approx. 450 utility customers; 2) operate sanitary sewer lagoons, lift stations, and mains; 3) plow/shovel snow and ice and otherwise clear debris from the public streets; 4) mow, weed-eat, and remove trash from the city parks, cemetery, and other green spaces.



Type of Job

Full Time

Job Location

Van Meter, Iowa 50261

Job Requirements

Degrees Wanted

Associates, Certificate, Diploma

Majors Wanted

Water Environmental Technology

Job Targets Wanted

Building and Construction Trades and Technology; Government; Vocational Trades

Special Skills Wanted

Grade I Water Treatment, Grade II Water Distribution, Grade I Wastewater/Lagoons

Other Job Requirements

Must be able to work with limited oversight and able to demonstrate common sense and problem solving skills.

Company Information

Company Name

City of Van Meter

Employer Web Site


Contact Information



Jake Anderson


PO Box 160
310 Mill Street
Van Meter, IA 50261



Application Instructions

Applications can be found on the City's website www.vanmeteria.gov. Submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application, all in .pdf format, to [email protected]. Paper applications will not be accepted.



Burlington Municipal Waterworks - DISTRIBUTION MANAGER
(Added 10/27/2016)

The Burlington Municipal Waterworks is accepting resumes and applications for the position of Distribution Manager to coordinate, administer, and oversee all aspects of the Distribution department.


This is a professional position under the general direction of the Burlington Waterworks General Manager.  The Distribution Manager is responsible for the leadership of the Distribution department and is responsible for planning and supervising the installation, maintenance, repair of water mains, services, hydrants and valves of the Burlington water distribution system.  Duties also include supervising all Water Maintenance personnel including assessments, training, and safety.  See complete Job Description and application at www.burlingtoniowa.org.


Must possess a Class III water distribution certification from IDNR within one year of first eligibility date for obtaining certification, a valid Iowa driver’s license, and a State of Iowa Commercial driver’s license (C.D.L.). Minimum of five years of experience in skilled water maintenance, repair or construction work.  Preference given for experience that also required supervisory and administrative experience. Must possess a high school diploma or GED.  Related technical degree or college credit is preferred. Must live in Des Moines County or in Iowa within 10 air miles of the Burlington city limits. 


Non-Union,  Starting:  $52,000 – 56,000 DOQ, with full benefit package. 


Go online to www.burlingtoniowa.org to submit an online application and download your resume or you can mail it to: Burlington Municipal Waterworks, Attn: General Manager, 500 North Third St, Burlington, IA 52601. Resume review to begin immediately.