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City of Russell - Maintenance Supervisor
(Added 6/24/2022)

Osceola County Rural Water System - Account Services Specialist
(Added 6/22/2022)

Osceola County Rural Water System - Water Operator
(Added 6/22/2022)

Park View Water & Sanitary District - Asst. Operations Manager
(Added 6/22/2022)

West Central Iowa Rural Water Association - Water Plant & System Operator
(Added 6/22/2022)

City of Carson - Full Time Public Works Employee
(Added 5/26/2022)

Southern Iowa Rural Water Association - Water Treatment Plant Manager
(Added 5/5/2022)

City of Adel - Water Superintendent
(Added 5/5/2022)

City of Marshalltown - Water Works Meter Reader/Service
(Added 5/5/2022)

City of Brighton - Assistant Utilities Worker
(Added 5/5/2022)

City of Ankeny - Utilities Operator - Wastewater
(Added 5/5/2022)

Hawkins in Slater - Warehouse Associate / Delivery
(Added 5/5/2022)

Southern Sioux Rural Water System - Water System Maintenance Operator
(Added 3/18/2022)

MARSHALLTOWN WATER WORKS - UTILITY WORKER
(Added 3/17/2022)

City of Colfax Public Works - City Worker/ Park Superintendent
(Added 3/17/2022)

MARSHALLTOWN WATER WORKS - CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADER
(Added 3/17/2022)

City of Sioux City - Student Intern for the Wastewater Treatment Plant
(Added 3/10/2022)

Department of Natural Resources - Environmental Engineer
(Added 3/3/2022)

 

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City of Russell - Maintenance Supervisor
(Added 6/24/2022)

City of russell is looking for a maintenance supervisor.

Starting wage: Between $20.00 – 28.00 per hour depending on certifications and experience

Call city hall 641-535-2494

Apply online or email your resume to cityrussell@iowatelecom.net

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Osceola County Rural Water System - Account Services Specialist
(Added 6/22/2022)

This position would assist in answering phones and help customers make payments. The qualified candidate would also be responsible for and oversee all add-on requests/new account requests including reinstatements and transfers, track all membership activity, post payments/generate deposits, maintain website and social media presence, assist customers with the mobile app, assist with newsletters & publications, generate customer alerts when necessary, scan/file all documents generated by this position and other general clerical tasks as needed. 

The Account Services Specialist will be cross trained on all billing and customer processes as well as select accounting processes such as accounts payable or payroll.  This position will be the direct backup to the Billing Clerk Specialist and expected to fill in for the Billing Clerk Specialist as needed.

Location is in May City, Iowa

Benefits include:
- Paid vacation & sick time
- Family Health Insurance
- Family Dental insurance
- Family Vision Insurance
- 11 paid holidays/year

Office Hours 8 - 4 pm (Mon - Fri)

Please submit resume to orwssara@windstream.net or by mail to:

Osceola County Rural Water System, Inc.
Attn: Sara Otto, Office Manager
2270 Walnut Ave
May City IA 51354

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Osceola County Rural Water System - Water Operator
(Added 6/22/2022)

Osceola County Rural Water System, Inc. (Est. 1981) is a multi-county, potable water supplier located in Northwest Iowa.  The service area includes Osceola, O’Brien, Lyon and Dickinson Counties with over 1,500 miles of water distribution pipeline.  The water system serves 3,000 plus accounts and provides the water needs of several communities including: West Lake Okoboji, Lake Park, Harris, Little Rock, Lincoln/Pipestone Rural Water (MN), Bigelow (MN), Melvin, Sibley, Ashton, Sutherland and Calumet to name a few.  

Water is produced and delivered from two different water sources - the May City water treatment (groundwater) plant can produce up to 6 MGD, the Sutherland water treatment (groundwater) plant can produce up to 2.8 MGD.  Annual water sales of around 1.5 billion gallons (combined) is the sole source of revenue for the corporation.

Duties of this position include safety and compliance monitoring, inventory control, facilities maintenance (both treatment & distribution) and mapping (GIS).  This position does not include any direct supervisory responsibilities and reports directly to the Operator-in-Charge.  This position requires what is deemed to be a team effort to ensure the successful operation and maintenance of two water treatment plants along with the distribution facilities (wells, pumps, water mains and valves).   Current staff includes three office/administrative personal, along with seven full time field staff, a full-time seasonal operator, and part time summer staff.  Prospective employees would be able to reside anywhere inside of the distribution system area to include the Iowa Great Lakes (Milford, Arnolds Park, Okoboji, Spirit Lake, Wahpeton, and Orleans).

Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and back ground check required.  Applicant must possess a valid driver's license with the ability to obtain a CDL.  Applicant will also be expected to have or acquire a Grade 1 water treatment and grade 1 distribution certification as specified by IA DNR within a year of employment.  The water system will provide the right employee with the necessary tools, time and financial support to obtain required licenses.  This position includes Health, Dental and Life insurance along with Vacation, Sick Time, and Retirement Benefits.

Interested candidates should send their resume to:

Douglas Westerman – General Manager
Osceola County Rural Water System, Inc.
2270 Walnut Ave
May City, IA 51354                                                          

Or email to: orwsdoug@windstream.net

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Park View Water & Sanitary District - Asst. Operations Manager
(Added 6/22/2022)

Due to an upcoming retirement, the Park View Water & Sanitary District (District) is interviewing for a full-time water/sewer utility Assistant Operations Manager.

POSITION PURPOSE: Under limited/general supervision of the Operations Manager, this position performs any combination of labor, equipment operation, semi-skilled building and mechanical trade work providing operation, maintenance and repair of newly constructed physical facilities and equipment of the District Water Treatment Plant, Water Distribution System, Waste Water Lagoon (SAGR), and Sewer Collection Systems consistent with EPA and IDNR requirements and standards. Provides ongoing customer service functions relating to the effective operation of the water distribution and sewer collection systems. Includes On Call duties, and occasional non-scheduled, after regular hours, responses related to the District utilities, facilities and properties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them for the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the positions.) Maintains water hydrants and valves of the water distribution system; Conducts unidirectional hydrant flushing; May assist in necessary repairs to water system; Performs on-call duties checking system on scheduled weekends; Performs emergency duties; Responds to after-hour calls; Operates Jetter truck, New Holland tractor/mower, trimmer to maintain system, structures, roads, snow removal as necessary; Services vehicles/equipment as able and necessary; Uses various hand tools; Installs/reads meters, Disconnects services as needed; Exercises and measures/maps valves and hydrants; Prepares written records; Logs work records; Utilizes software applications such as spreadsheets and word processing to log activities and prepare reports; Works with contractors to ensure proper/approved materials usage and installation; Collects water samples and conducts pressure tests and flushes; Locates water mains and services; Coordinates maintenance work on water/waste water treatment plant equipment and grounds per required frequencies; Follows/adjusts the operation and maintenance schedule as needed; Inspects water/waste water treatment plant equipment and facilities to capture needed repairs; Maintains a spare parts inventory; Monitors chemical/reagent supplies for restocking; Contacts technical representatives, equipment vendors and suppliers; Solicits bids and purchases supplies and equipment as needed; Participates in safety programs, activities and training. May perform routine or emergent electrical switching operation to facilitate maintenance, plant shutdown and restart by generator, in the event of power outage or due to local energy compliance; Monitors/ensures adequate diesel volumes for emergency generators; Schedules and evaluates maintenance activities for the sewer collection system; Assists in cleaning the sanitary sewer and removing blockages using jet truck, televising equipment, acoustic sounder and other tools and techniques; Meets with utilities, contractors and general public locating utilities; Assists in cleaning and maintenance of wet wells and dry wells at the Wastewater treatment plant and lift stations; Operates equipment to capture and collect waste water samples and submits to lab for analysis; Checks system daily, performing/documenting water/waste water analysis; Performs general cleaning of buildings; Performs all other related duties as assigned.

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Training & Experience: High school diploma required and three years of construction and mechanical maintenance experience. Ability to obtain the following Iowa Department of Natural Resources Certificates: Grade II Water Treatment Plant Operators Certificate, Grade II Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate. Valid drivers license w/good driving history; ability to obtain valid CDL. CPR and First Aid certified preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY, & SKILL: Knowledge: Knowledge of general practices for construction, maintenance and repair of municipal infrastructure, facilities, building and grounds. Knowledge of the principals and practices used in the repair, maintenance and construction of water and sewer mains, valves, hydrants, pumps, meters and other components of the water treatment and distribution system. Knowledge of the laboratory procedures utilized to determine conformance of raw and treated water/wastewater and by-products to prescribed standards. Knowledge of mapping, site location, computer entry, surveying and associated data collection and reporting functions. Knowledge of the principles and practices used in the fields of chemistry, bacteriology, mathematics and related sciences. Knowledge of the occupational safety hazards, chemicals, etc., involved in plant operations and safety precautions. Knowledge of the operating characteristics of heavy and specialized equipment, potential hazards and safety practices.

ABILITY: Ability to read and interpret technical information from meters, gauges and charts relating to the operating status of plant equipment and systems and take corrective action. Ability to understand and communicate written and verbal instructions and maintain effective working relationships with employees, peers and the public. Ability to use computer and prescribed software in data collection and reporting activities. Ability to use hand and power tools associated with the building and related mechanical maintenance trades e.g. plumbing, electrical, carpentry. Ability to operate numerous hand tools, power tools and assorted heavy equipment including jetter and tractor Ability to operate modern personal computer. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and complete work assignments accurately and on time. Ability to work independently as well as on a team. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other District personnel and the general public.

SKILL: Skill in the operation of Utility equipment including heavy equipment. Abilities in basic carpentry, construction, mechanical maintenance (including plumbing & electrical). Able to operate personal computer with Microsoft Office.

ENVIRONMENT: Primarily outside work involving frequent standing and walking. Consistent outdoor work is required, including walking on uneven grass surfaces, exposure to dust and dirt, and subjection to different weather conditions including wind, heat, rain and snow. Exposure to noise from equipment. Work in confined spaces sometimes below grade. Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic chemicals.  Operate light truck, heavy truck, and other pieces of light and heavy equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions) Work involves lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying heavy objects and materials used in utility maintenance and construction tasks 50 lbs. or more, and intermittent periods of sustained physical activity involving climbing, lifting, shoveling, crawling, bending, stooping, crouching. Very good mobility and physical condition required. Required clarity of vision 20 feet or more, good depth perception and field of vision in order to operate various kinds of public works motorized equipment as well as eye/hand/foot coordination, manual and finger dexterity, acceptable hearing and related cognitive abilities.

BENERITS: A generous wage & benefits package includes IPERS retirement, Health Reimbursement Account, paid vacation/discretionary time, paid holidays. 

Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send cover letter, complete resume, contact information and professional references to: Park View Water & Sanitary District, Attn: Brent, P.O. Box 165, Eldridge, Ia. 52748

Website: https://www.parkviewwater.com

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West Central Iowa Rural Water Association - Water Plant & System Operator
(Added 6/22/2022)

The West Central Iowa Rural Water Assn. is taking applications for a full-time Water Operator for the Manning, Iowa area plant and system. Duties include, operation and maintenance of water treatment and distribution facilities, well pumps, equipment, mains, and valves. Pre-employment physical, drug screening and background check are required. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and hold or be able to acquire a Grade 2 Water Treatment and Distribution certification as specified by Iowa DNR. WCIRWA is willing to train. WCIRWA offers an excellent benefits package.
WCIRWA is an equal opportunity employer and provider.


Please submit a resume to the company email address info@wcirwa.com or send to the mailing address below:

West Central Iowa Rural Water Assn.
Attn: Jason Meredith
P.O. Box 188
Manning, IA 51455

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City of Carson - Full Time Public Works Employee
(Added 5/26/2022)

The City of Carson, IA, population 766, is seeking to fill the position of a full-time public works employee. This position will be responsible for City public works operations: street maintenance, wastewater collection and treatment, water treatment and distribution system, stormwater, park, and cemetery property maintenance. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. The benefits package includes IPERS retirement, paid health, dental and vision insurance, paid Life/STD/LTD/ADD/DLF insurance, utility benefit pay, paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, paid training, and continuing education will be provided for obtaining the DNR Certifications.

The eligible applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record. A current CDL or ability to obtain one within the first 30 days of employment is required. The desired candidate will be responsible for ensuring proper safety conditions and compliance with city public policies and ordinances.

The desired candidate will be an effective communicator and well-organized. The individual will be required to timely obtain Iowa DNR Grade II water and wastewater certifications. Heavy equipment operation experience is preferred. This position is subject to random drug and alcohol testing requirements, including a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to positively interact with the public, city leadership, and staff. Please send a cover letter, complete resume, and application to Carson City Hall, 316 S. Commercial St., Carson, IA 51525, or carsonclerk@gmail.com.

Application and complete job descriptions are available at city hall or online at www.carsongov.com. The City of Carson is an Equal Opportunity Provider.

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Southern Iowa Rural Water Association - Water Treatment Plant Manager
(Added 5/5/2022)

Southern Iowa Rural Water Association is a well-established water utility that provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water service to rural customers and cities in Southwest Iowa. We are currently in the process of constructing a new, 6 MGD conventional surface water treatment plant. The timeline for completion is December of 2023. We are seeking a motivated individual with a strong work ethic who is up to the challenge of a new treatment plant start-up to fill one, full-time position as Water Treatment Plant Manager.

Desired Education and/or Experience

Duties and Responsibilities

Qualifications

Physical Requirements

Pay will be commensurate with experience. SIRWA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, paid time off, holiday pay and contributes to the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System.

SIRWA offers competitive wages and benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and make decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

To Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to:
Southern Iowa Rural Water Association
Attn: Brenda Standley
P.O. Box 407
Creston, IA 50801
or email to bstandly@sirwa.org

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City of Adel - Water Superintendent
(Added 5/5/2022)

The City of Adel, a growing suburb in the vibrant Des Moines metropolitan area with a population of 6,153, is accepting applications for the non-exempt position Water Superintendent. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Public Works Director.

For more details, please visit: https://adeliowa.org/job-posting-water-superintendent/

The Water Superintendent is responsible for the direct and indirect supervision of all City water related systems, including the Water Treatment Plant and the Water Distribution System.

Because the City has a new Reverse Osmosis (RO) Water Treatment Plant, RO treatment experience is preferred.

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 $65,000 to $75,000, with a starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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 abrown@adeliowa.org or by drop-box or mail to Adel City Hall, 301 South 10th Street, Adel, Iowa, 50003.

An initial review of candidates will be completed on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, with interviews being scheduled shortly thereafter. For more information on this opportunity, please call (515) 993-4525 or email abrown@adeliowa.org or koverton@adeliowa.org

The City of Adel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply online: https://adeliowa.org/job-posting-water-superintendent/

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City of Marshalltown - Water Works Meter Reader/Service
(Added 5/5/2022)

Marshalltown Water Works (MWW) is accepting applications for a Meter Reader/Service position. Under the general direction of the Customer Service Manager, reads residential and business customer water meters for billing, services meters and performs other field work as required. For a posting with the complete job description and to download the MWW application, please visit www.marshalltownwater.com/employment or contact the MWW main office at 205 E State St. to get a copy.

ABOUT MARSHALLTOWN WATER WORKS

Marshalltown Water Works (MWW) is dedicated to providing high quality drinking water to Marshalltown and the surrounding area, delivering an average of 6 MGD to its customers through 165 miles of water main. We know that water is a valuable resource – one that plays a critical role in sustaining life, and we take our mission to protect public health seriously. At MWW, we are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve. Together, the team at MWW uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water.

COMPENSATION:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation.

All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Apply online: https://marshalltownwater.com/employment

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City of Brighton - Assistant Utilities Worker
(Added 5/5/2022)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under direction of Mayor and City Council the Assistant Utilities Worker shall perform the following under supervision of the Utilities Maintenance Supervisor:

STREETS: CDL is Required

  1.  Maintenance and repair of public streets, including snow and ice removal, minor repair, and weed control.
  2. Installation, maintenance and repair of traffic control signs.
  3. Respond to questions and complaints from the public or refer to Utilities Superintendent.
  4. Performance of other related duties as assigned.
  5. Maintenance and repair of departmental vehicles and equipment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties to be performed within the Street Department.

WATER:

Must have Grade II Iowa Water Certification.

  1. Maintenance, operation and repair of water plant, water mains, water lines, fire hydrants and water tower.
  2. Meter installation and repair.
  3. Taking of water quality samples and mailing to a certified laboratory on a monthly and quarterly basis or as required by law if superintendent is unable to do so.
  4. Preparation and disbursement of Quality Control records to the Department of Natural Resource if superintendent is unable to do so.
  5. Reading meters.
  6. Response to questions and complaints from the public, if possible, if not refer to Superintendent.
  7. Performance of other related duties as assigned by Superintendent.
  8. Maintenance and repair of departmental vehicles and equipment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties to be performed within the Water Department.

SEWER:

  1. Must have Iowa Grade I Wastewater Certification.
  2. Maintenance, operation and repair of sanitary and storm sewers, manholes, lift stations and pumping stations.
  3. Installation of manholes, pumps and minor construction.
  4. Response to questions and complaints from public or refer to Superintendent.
  5. Performance of other related duties as assigned.
  6. Maintenance and repair of departmental vehicles and equipment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties to be performed within the Sewer Department.

GAS:

  1. Obtain Federal Gas Certification in a timely manner.
  2. Gas Leak calls – Respond Immediately.
  3. Perform all duties required by DOT regulation as specified in Operational and Maintenance Manual.
  4. Change out meters.
  5. Read Meters monthly.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties to be performed within the Gas Department.

PARKS:

  1. Maintenance, operation and repair of all city parks.
  2. Maintenance, operation and repair of all playground equipment, tennis courts, shelters, and shrubbery and flora, ball fields, restrooms, garbage receptacles, fences, picnic tables, park benches, lawn care and trimming, and lawn care equipment.
  3. Response to questions and complaints from the public or refer to superintendent.
  4. Performance of other related duties as assigned.
  5. Maintenance and repair of departmental vehicles and equipment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties to be performed within the Parks Department.

All departments are required portions of the position of Assistant Utilities Superintendent. Work Orders generated from the Clerk’s office should be completed in a timely manner. Employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing under DOT Pipeline and CDL requirements. (Refer to section in employee handbook.)

Apply online: http://brightoniowa.com

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City of Ankeny - Utilities Operator - Wastewater
(Added 5/5/2022)

The City of Ankeny is accepting applications for the fulltime position of Utilities Operator - Wastewater in the Municipal Utilities Department.

Starting salary for fiscal year 2023, plus excellent benefits:

Applications must be received by Wednesday, May 11, 202 at 11:59 PM. Interested individuals should apply and may attach a resume along with any certifications held and a detailed cover letter expressing interest. Pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check required. To advance in the hiring process, you must pass a civil service exam to be administered to all qualified applicants. Additional information will be emailed on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Please check your email (and junk email) for testing information. Contact HR if you do not receive the testing information on 05/12/2022.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:

Utilities Operator Assistant - Wastewater - If hired with no certification, must be able to obtain, within one (1) year from date of hire, a Grade I operator's certificate issued by the State of Iowa or IAWEA in a wastewater related field.

Utilities Operator I - Wastewater - One (1) year of combined experience in the operation and maintenance of a sewer collection system, or a wastewater treatment facility. Or possess an equivalent amount of education and experience recognized by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources or IAWEA. Possess a Grade I operator in a wastewater related field or possess the IAWEA voluntary wastewater collection system operator certification.

Utilities Operator II - Wastewater – Three (3) years of combined experience in the operation and maintenance of a sewer collection system, or a wastewater treatment facility. Or possess an equivalent amount of education and experience recognized by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources or IAWEA. Possess a Grade II operator in a wastewater related field or possess the IAWEA voluntary wastewater collection system operator certification.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Apply online: http://www.ankenyiowa.gov

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Hawkins in Slater - Warehouse Associate / Delivery
(Added 5/5/2022)

As a Warehouse Associate, you will be helping cities provide safe water to their communities by supporting the Technical Route Sales Representatives:

We want you to join us if:

Apply online: http://www.hawksinc.com/careers

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Southern Sioux Rural Water System - Water System Maintenance Operator
(Added 3/18/2022)

Southern Sioux Rural Water System invites applications for System Maintenance Operator.

Qualifications:

Applications accepted until position filled.

Send resume, letter of application, list of references to:

James Mariunau, Preesident
Southern Sioux Rural Water System
Box 219, 1002 Main St, Ireton, IA 51027

EOE

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MARSHALLTOWN WATER WORKS - UTILITY WORKER
(Added 3/17/2022)

Marshalltown Water Works (MWW) is accepting applications for the position of Utility Worker. Under the supervision of the Distribution Manager and the direction of a Crew Leader, performs a variety of skilled work associated with general oversight, construction, maintenance and emergency repair of Marshalltown Water Works’ water distribution system.

ABOUT MARSHALLTOWN WATER WORKS

Marshalltown Water Works (MWW) is dedicated to providing high quality drinking water to Marshalltown and the surrounding area, delivering an average of 6 MGD to its customers through 165 miles of water main.

We know that water is a valuable resource – one that plays a critical role in sustaining life, and we take our mission to protect public health seriously. At MWW, we are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve. Together, the team at MWW uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water.

COMPENSATION:
Starting wage: $21.46 – 28.71/hour, depending on experience and drinking water certifications 40-hours/week with overtime as needed Training provided by Marshalltown Water Works Competitive benefits package offered

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

TO APPLY
Complete and submit a Marshalltown Water Works application, posted at https://marshalltownwater.com/employment

The position will remain open until filled.

For additional information, contact Marshalltown Water Works Distribution Manager Zach Maxfield at 641-753-7913 or zach@marshalltownwater.com.

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City of Colfax Public Works - City Worker/ Park Superintendent
(Added 3/17/2022)

The City of Colfax is seeking a qualified individual for full-time position within our Public Works Department.  Primary responsibilities include assisting with all city infrastructure.  This position will take the lead in our parks and supervise the seasonal employees.  Will assist in the operation and maintenance of all vehicles and equipment used by the Public Works Department.  The ideal candidate would have an excellent work ethic and interpersonal skills and report to the Public Works Team Leader and the City Administrator.

Previous construction experience preferred.  Must have or be able to obtain Class B with air brake endorsement CDL within 6 months. Must have or be able to obtain Water Treatment/Distribution Grade II and Wastewater Grade II licenses as dictated by DNR timelines within 4 years of hire.  Position will start approximately May 2, 2022. 

Job description and application available at colfaxia.gov 

Application deadline: April 1, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

For more information or to submit your resume, contact Wade Wagoner at:  administrator@colfaxia.gov

EOE - Pre-hire drug screen and physical required.

City of Colfax
20 W. Howard
Colfax  IA 50054
515-674-4096

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MARSHALLTOWN WATER WORKS - CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADER
(Added 3/17/2022)

MARSHALLTOWN WATER WORKS CONSTRUCTION CREW LEADER Marshalltown Water Works (MWW) is accepting applications for the position of Construction Crew Leader. Under the general direction of the Distribution Manager, directs crew and performs duties of a crew member engaged in the maintenance and construction of the water distribution system.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in construction, have experience operating tools and equipment pertinent to the water distribution field, and have 3 years of experience leading work.

For a posting with the complete job description and to download the MWW application, please visit www.marshalltownwater.com/employment or request by calling the MWW office at 641-753-7913.

ABOUT MARSHALLTOWN WATER WORKS

Marshalltown Water Works (MWW) is dedicated to providing high quality drinking water to Marshalltown and the surrounding area, delivering an average of 6 MGD to its customers through 165 miles of water main.

We know that water is a valuable resource – one that plays a critical role in sustaining life, and we take our mission to protect public health seriously. At MWW, we are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve. Together, the team at MWW uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water.

COMPENSATION:
Starting wage: $22.80 – 31.92/hour, depending on experience and drinking water certifications 40-hours/week with overtime as needed Training provided by Marshalltown Water Works Competitive benefits package offered

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

TO APPLY
Complete and submit a Marshalltown Water Works application, posted at https://marshalltownwater.com/employment

The position will remain open until filled.

For additional information, contact Marshalltown Water Works Distribution Manager Zach Maxfield at 641-753-7913 or zach@marshalltownwater.com.

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City of Sioux City - Student Intern for the Wastewater Treatment Plant
(Added 3/10/2022)

The City of Sioux City is looking for a Student Intern for the Wastewater Treatment Plant to assist staff with the inputting of data from operation and maintenance (O&M) manuals and parts inventory using our software system.  

Primary duties may include inputting preventative maintenance documents; assisting staff with records of work performed, materials used, and parts expended; assisting with parts inventory to include organizing equipment, tagging, and labeling shelves.

Applicants for this position must be currently enrolled students in a degree program in good standing at an accredited technical school, college, or university.

Experience with Microsoft office and/or database work is preferred but not required. Mechanic knowledge helpful but not required.  

The duration of this internship will be from approximately May 1, 2022, through August 1, 2022. 

The Student Intern is expected to work 40 hours per week. Work hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Required – Driver’s license.

Qualifications:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and Abilities:  Ability to follow instructions and accept constructive criticism; Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 
Job Knowledge:  Must have general knowledge, job skills and abilities associated with their particular work assignment; Good knowledge of the handling the public; ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology.
 
Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication:  Ability to express oneself clearly both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees and the general public; Requires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal).  Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.
 
Physical Requirements:  Regularly lifts up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds. Good physical condition.
 
Work Environment:  Work may be performed inside a typical inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling or in outdoor field conditions, which include varying weather conditions, occupational or environmental hazards typically associated with general public contact, and varying street level noises; and touring work sites that are in various stages of development.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Must have a work experience/educational agreement between the City and the educational institution in which they are enrolled and may be required to have a valid driver's license.

Applicants for this class must be currently enrolled students in a degree program in good standing at an accredited technical school, college or university.

Applications can be submitted here:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/siouxcity/jobs/3458427/student-intern-wastewater-treatment-plant/apply/general?keywords=student%20intern&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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Department of Natural Resources - Environmental Engineer
(Added 3/3/2022)

The Department of Natural Resources has an opening for an Environmental Engineer in the Water Supply Engineering Section of the Water Quality Bureau. 

Primary job responsibilities consist of the technical review of construction permit applications for public drinking water supply engineering projects including: plans and specifications, preliminary engineering reports, corrosion control studies, chemical feed facilities, treatment plants, distribution systems, storage facilities, design waiver requests, anti-degradation analyses, as-built projects, and viability assessments to ensure technical, managerial, and financial viability. 

In addition, the successful candidate will review rural water system water main projects, help with implementing various aspects of the Safe Drinking Water Act, and provide guidance and training to various internal and external stakeholders.  

Other duties will include managing Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) projects and providing technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders. 

Essential Functions

Special Requirements:
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. Preference will be given to those with related work experience in design and/or design review of drinking water distribution and treatment systems.
Valid Class C drivers license in order to drive a state vehicle or personal vehicle and travel for job duties.

Core Competency Requirements
Accountability, Interpersonal Skills, High Productivity, Attention to Detail, Communication Skills, Computer Skills, Customer Focus, Integrity, Problem Solving, Project Management, Self-Management, Team Player, Technical Engineering Skills, Always Willing to Help.

Starting salary for a Department of Natural Resources Environmental Engineer is $56,971.20.

Applicants must fill out a State of Iowa employment application for the Environmental Engineer position through the State of Iowa Career Pages. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa  Applicants are strongly encouraged to attach a position specific cover letter and resume to the state application.

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