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City of Fayette - City Maintenance Worker
(Added 9/5/2019)

City of Manchester - WATER OPERATOR POSITION
(Added 9/4/2019)

City of Spirit Lake - Water Plant Superintendent
(Added 8/29/2019)

City of Belle Plaine - City Administrator Position
(Added 8/20/2019)

City of Huxley - City Administrator Position
(Added 8/20/2019)

City of Manson - Public Works Director/Employee
(Added 8/20/2019)

City of Storm Lake - Full-Time/Seasonal Positions
(Added 7/15/2019)

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - Environmental Engineer
(Added 7/11/2019)

City of Le Grand - Public Works Director
(Added 7/11/2019)

City of Sioux City - WWTP Assistant Superintendent
(Added 7/9/2019)

City of Altoona - Utilities Operator II
(Added 6/20/2019)

Milford Municipal Utilities - Water Superintendent
(Added 6/18/2019)

Creston Waterworks - Grade 2 Water Plant Operator
(Added 6/13/2019)

 

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City of Fayette - City Maintenance Worker
(Added 9/5/2019)

Position: City Maintenance Worker
Department: Public Works
Supervisor: Assistant Public Works Director & Public Works Director
Status: Full Time Position

Requirements:  This candidate must possess a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED, must have or obtain an Iowa DNR Grade 1 Water Treatment, Grade 1 Water Distribution and Grade 1 Wastewater certification within 18 months of offered employment and must obtain a Pesticide Applicator License within 60 days of hiring.  Additionally, a Class B Commercial Driver’s License with tanker and air brake endorsements will be required within 30 days of hire.  Post-offer, pre-employment physical and drug screen will be required.

Job Salary and Benefits:

Policies & Schedule Hours:

A Few Job Functions and Job Descriptions Include:

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City of Manchester - WATER OPERATOR POSITION
(Added 9/4/2019) 

Water Operator, Manchester, IA (pop 5179).  Duties include operation of wells, pumps, pump controls, disinfection pumps and equipment and fluoridation pumps and equipment.  Ability to collect and analyze samples for chlorine and fluoride concentrations.  Working knowledge of water main pipes, hydrants, valves and related couplings, clamps, repair parts and other accessories.  Ability to install and repair water meters and related remote readers.  Ability to meet and converse with the general public in regard to water consumption and quality problems.  Availability after regular hours in case of equipment failures/emergencies associated with the Water Department. Within one year after starting date in the position, must obtain Iowa Grade I Water Treatment Plant Operators Certificate and a Grade I Distribution Certificate. Possession of a current State of Iowa Commercial Driver’s License upon appointment in this classification and continued maintenance of the license throughout period of employment. Applications can be obtained at the City Office or on-line at www.manchester-ia.org.  Return applications by September 13, 2019 to:  City Manager, 208 E. Main, Manchester, IA  52057.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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City of Spirit Lake - Water Plant Superintendent
(Added 8/29/2019)

The City of Spirit Lake, Iowa seeks to fill the full-time position of Water Plant Superintendent.  Experience operating a minimum level Grade 3 water treatment and distribution systems preferred with appropriate grade level certifications, but consideration will be given to relatable and relevant water treatment and distribution employment experience as well and applicable certifications and courses/training. High School Diploma required. Salary will be dependent upon experience/qualifications. Please send resume with cover letter/resume/references and any inquiries in writing to Gregg L. Owens, City Administrator, 1803 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA  51360, no later than September 23, 2019.  If via email, use [email protected] A more detailed job description is available upon request.

Equal Opportunity Employer and women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.     

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City of Belle Plaine - City Administrator Position
(Added 8/20/2019)

City Administrator, Belle Plaine, Iowa. (Population - 2,534). Progressive community in east central Iowa, located at the junction of County Road E-66 & Iowa Highway 21 and just north of Interstate 80 in Benton County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary range will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position also includes a full range of benefits. The city administrator directly oversees the following municipal departments: city hall, wastewater, water, streets, parks & recreation, police, code enforcement, airport, zoning, and finance, which includes 13 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $4.0 million.

The city administrator is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the five member city council and mayor fully advised of the city's financial condition and overall future needs.

Qualifications include four year college degree in public administration or business administration or related field and two or more years of experience in a public sector management position, with an emphasis on city finance, budget development, labor relations, strategic planning, grant writing, and housing development.

Potential candidates can view a job posting on the City's website (www.belleplaineiowa.us). Application materials requested include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on September 15, 2019. Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anomosa, Iowa 52205 or send to [email protected].

Contact: Patrick Callahan
Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC
[email protected] (563) 599-3708
      

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City of Huxley - City Administrator Position
(Added 8/20/2019)

City Administrator, Huxley, Iowa. (Population - 4,500). Progressive and growing community in central Iowa, located at the junction of U.S. Highway 69 & Iowa Highway 210 and just west of Interstate 35 in Story County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary range is $90,000 to $120,000, depending upon qualifications, with a full range of benefits. The city administrator directly oversees the following municipal departments: city hall, wastewater, water, street, cemetery, parks & recreation, police, code enforcement, zoning, and finance, which includes 20 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $9.3 million.

The city administrator is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the five member city council and mayor fully advised of the city's financial condition and overall future needs.

Qualifications include four year college degree in public administration, engineering, law, or business administration or related field and 3 to 5 years of experience in a public sector management position, with an emphasis on city finance, budget development, labor relations, strategic planning, and technology needs.

Potential candidates can view a community & position profile on the City's website (www.huxleyiowa.org), after it has been posted on August 16, 2019. Application materials requested include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on September 5, 2019. Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to [email protected].

Contact: Patrick Callahan
Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC
[email protected] (563) 599-3708
       

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City of Manson - Public Works Director/Employee
(Added 8/20/2019)

Public Works Director/Public Works Employee

The City of Manson (population 1690) is seeking applications for a Public Works Director/Employee.
This is a full-time position in public works working with other public works employees.  Duties include but not limited to water treatment and distribution, street maintenance, building and grounds maintenance, operation of heavy equipment.

Minimum requirements: 

High school graduate or GED equivalency
Iowa Grade 2 or higher water treatment and water distribution license
Iowa Lagoon 1 license- preferred not required
Valid  Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)


Salary range -  $40,000 – $50,000 depending on qualifications and experience
Additional information and applications are available at city clerk’s office. 712-469-3759
All applications/resumes must be submitted to city clerk’s office by 4:00 PM
September 9, 2019.   Send applications to City of Manson  PO Box 430 Manson, Iowa 50563

City of Manson is an equal opportunity employer.       

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City of Storm Lake - Full-Time/Seasonal Positions
(Added 7/15/2019)

The City of Storm Lake is accepting applications for the following full-time and seasonal positions:

Information and application can be obtained online at www.stormlake.org.

The City of Storm Lake is a team oriented work environment offering competitive salary and a great benefits package.  Starting salary will depend on qualifications.

Applications are available at City Hall, 620 Erie St, Storm Lake, Iowa.  Interested applicants should submit an application, resume and cover letter to:  City Clerk, 620 Erie Street, PO Box 1086, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588.  Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The City of Storm Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug and Smoke Free Workplace.

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Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - Environmental Engineer
(Added 7/11/2019)

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a job vacancy for an Environmental Engineer position, within the Water Supply Engineering Section of the Water Quality Bureau located in Des Moines, IA.
 
Primary responsibility will include construction permit review of public water supply engineering projects, waste residual anti degradation analysis, and rural water system hydraulics. 

Review of preliminary engineering reports, corrosion control studies and implementation plans, contact time and treatment technique evaluations and viability assessments for compliance with federal and State rules, standards and guidance and assure that sound engineering principles are being met.
 
Review plans and specifications for water supply (WS) projects including advisory reviews, chemical feed facilities, design variance requests, anti-degradation analysis and as-built projects to assure that they meet design standards, sound engineering principles, rules, and guidance.
 
Review and issue rural water system water main permits, including minor water main permits, and
systems with delegated permitting authority.
 
Other responsibilities include drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) project management and special assignments and projects: 

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.

Critical Job Competencies

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.

The DNR seeks to hire individuals who wish to support our mission, which is to conserve and enhance our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organization, to improve the quality of life in Iowa and ensure a legacy for future generations.

Applicants may attach a resume/cover letter to the online application.

The starting salary for new employees in this position will be $53,580.80. The starting salary for new state (Executive Branch) employees will be at the base of the pay range.  This position offers a competitive salary schedule and benefit package. The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer.

Effective 7/1/2019 - the salary range will increase by 2.1 percent.

Applicants must fill out a State of Iowa employment application for the water supply 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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City of Le Grand - Public Works Director
(Added 7/11/2019)

The City of Le Grand (pop. 938) is now accepting applications for a Public Works Director.  This is a full-time position within public works: Including streets, wastewater treatment, wastewater collection, storm sewer, minor vehicle maintenance, building and grounds maintenance, water distribution operations, servicing meters, and operation of equipment.  Minimum requirements include but not limited to:

Salary is dependent on the applicant’s qualifications and experience.  Further information can be obtained from the Le Grand City Clerk.  City of Le Grand is an EEO employer.

Submit application and/or resume by 4:00 pm Monday, July 8, 2019 to: City Clerk, City of Le Grand, 104 W. Main Street, PO Box 430, Le Grand, Iowa 50142 or email to [email protected].  For questions, call 641-479-2464.

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City of Sioux City - WWTP Assistant Superintendent
(Added July 9, 2019)

 

 

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

CITY OF SIOUX CITY
City of Sioux City Human Resources
405 6th Street
Sioux City, IA  51101
712-279-6200
http://www.sioux-city.org
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

 


Employment Opportunities as of Friday, July 5, 2019

 

Job #

Job Title

Job Type

Salary

Issue Date

Filing Date

 

201900215

WWTP Assistant Superintendent

Full Time

$34.88 - $48.84 hourly

07/03/19

Continuous

Department:
Utilities Treatment Operations

Description:
The City of Sioux City has a rare opportunity for an innovative and progressive Wastewater Treatment Plant Assistant Superintendent.  This person will work alongside the Wastewater Superintendent to lead a team 25-30 of highly-skilled wastewater professionals in the daily operation and maintenance of an advanced activated sludge facility which will be one of the first few in the nation to also convert biogas from anaerobic digestion into a pipeline quality natural gas which will become vehicle fuel in various locations throughout the United States. 

While this position will have some administrative duties, your primary role will be oversight of 8-10 operations staff to fully optimize and control all aspects of operations for peak performance.   You will also be directly involved in oversight of solids processing and the biosolids land application program.

Integrity and a strong desire to be innovative are very important as this is a progressive wastewater facility which continues to explore reuse of the various byproducts of wastewater treatment. 

Position is open only until filled and we hope to begin interviews as soon as we have applicants that seem to possess the skills and traits we are looking for.

Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
Must obtain a valid driver's license from the State of Iowa upon hire.

Minimum of a Grade III State Operators Certification in Wastewater Treatment by the State of Iowa
or
Equivalent level of certification from another state with written proof from the State of Iowa that such certification is transferable to Iowa. 

Associate's degree in physical or biological sciences, wastewater technology, or engineering and five years' experience in sewage treatment operations and administration
or
Bachelor's degree in physical or biological sciences, sanitary, chemical or mechanical engineering and two years' related experience
or
Master's degree in physical or biological sciences or related and two years' related experience
or
Grade IV State Operators certification in Wastewater Treatment issued by the state of Iowa with 5 years' related experience
or
Any equivalent combination of related experience or training that provides the required certification, knowledge, skill and abilities.

Preferred:

  • Grade IV State Operators Certification in Wastewater Treatment issued by the State of Iowa.
  • Two years of supervisory experience in a Grade III or Grade IV wastewater treatment facility.

 

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City of Altoona - Utilities Operator II
(Added 6/20/2019)

POSITION: Utilities Operator II

SALARY: Starting at $21.65 to $29.20 per hour

OPENING DATE:
6/20/2019 CLOSING DATE: 7/12/2019

INFORMATION:

The City of Altoona is accepting applications for Utilities Operator II at the Altoona Utilities Department, focusing on water production and distribution.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary function is to perform and participate in semi-skilled work as related to the operations and maintenance of the Municipal water production and distribution systems, sewer collection system, and storm water system. ENTRY REQUIREMENT AND SKILLS: Candidates must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D., and five (5) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a sewer collection system. Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s license within six (6) months of employment. Possession of a Grade 2 operator’s certificate issued by the State of Iowa in Water Treatment and Water Distribution. A grade 1 in Waste Water Treatment or the voluntary waste water collection system operator certification is acceptable, or the ability to obtain the waste water license within 6 months.

Post offer employment physical, drug screen, and physical capacity profile exam required.

Residency requirement of 30 minute response time to Altoona.

HOW TO APPLY:
Altoona is a Skilled Iowa participant, candidates can find out more at www.skillediowa.org. Applicants should complete and submit a city application available at http://www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/find-job-openings/ AND submit a resume and cover letter specifying interest to City of Altoona, Attn: Amy Hill, 407 8th St SE, Altoona, Iowa 50009. Please include current mailing address, phone number(s), and e-mail address.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Milford Municipal Utilities - Water Superintendent
(Added 6/18/2019)

The Superintendent will be responsible for the 1.5 MGD surface water plant and distribution system consisting of 1500 metered customers. The starting salary range is $75,000-$80,000 annually based on experience. We offer an excellent benefits package including vacation, paid holidays, medical leave, health insurance, life insurance, IPERS retirement, 457 plan, medical reimbursement plan, and phone stipend.  

Milford Iowa lies on the southern end of the Iowa Great Lakes.  Milford is a great place to live with its numerous city parks, great community facilities, a great school system home of the Okoboji Pioneers. MMU is proud to be serving our citizens with reasonable and reliable service since 1909.

Requirements:

Interested candidates please submit resume and cover letter to General Manager Eric Stoll at [email protected]. For additional information feel free to call Eric Stoll 712-338-2401. Position will be open until filled. EOE

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Creston Waterworks - Grade 2 Water Plant Operator
(Added 6/13/2019)

Plant Operator Opening
The Creston Waterworks is seeking a grade 2 water plant operator.   This position is responsible for covering 12-hour shift operations at an 8.0 MGD conventional surface water plant.  Nights and weekends will be required.  Starting salary is $23/hr.  Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, paid holiday and IPERS.  Applications can be obtained by contacting the Waterworks office, located at 820 S. Parks St., at 641-782-5817.  For more information, contact Steve Guthrie at [email protected].   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  EOE. 

Requirements:

Duties:

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