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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 July 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)

People Service Inc. - Water/Wastewater Plant Operator
(Added 6/10/2019)

Kingbrook Rural Water System, Arlington, SD - General Manager
(Added 5/2/2019)

Muscatine Power and Water - Water Distribution Operator
(Added 5/2/2019)

 

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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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People Service Inc. - Water/Wastewater Plant Operator
(Added 6/10/2019)

We are accepting applications for a certified water/wastewater operator to work in our new Onawa, Iowa contract beginning July 1, 2019. As the operator of the water/wastewater plant, you will be responsible for the safe, compliant operations day-to-day.

WHERE IS ONAWA?

Onawa is nestled between the beautiful Loess Hills and the Missouri River along the I-29 corridor. It is rich in history from the Lewis & Clark Expedition to Eskimo Pies. The community offers a variety of recreational opportunities including city parks, the picturesque Loess Hills, the Graham Conservation Area and the Lewis & Clark State Park.

TYPE OF TREATMENT PROCESS?
Three operators will be working in the Grade II water consisting of production wells, water filtration plant, clear wells and high service pumps. The wastewater treatment is a Grade II trickling filter facility, and the collection and distribution systems are included in the day-to-day responsibilities.

WHAT REQUIREMENTS ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

WHAT’S THE COMPENSATION PACKAGE?

HOW DO I APPLY?
Complete an on-line application, which can be found at http://www.peopleservice.com/work-with-us/apply/. For more information, go to our website or contact Human Resources toll-free 1-877-774-4311 X3

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Kingbrook Rural Water System, Arlington, SD - General Manager
(Added 5/2/2019)

Kingbrook Rural Water System is headquartered in Arlington, SD, and seeks a General Manager to provide organizational leadership and oversee all operations and activities of the system! This individual will have full responsibility for the construction, operations, maintenance, administrative, and financial functions of the system. The General Manager will work closely with, and report to, the Board of Directors. 

Kingbrook Rural Water System provides water to thousands of residents in eastern South Dakota, several municipalities, as well as customers in a number of counties, including Hamlin, Clark, Kingsbury, Brookings, Lake, Moody, Miner, Beadle, Sanborn and McCook.

Management Responsibilities Include:

Board Responsibilities Include:

Administrative Responsibilities Include:

Kingbrook Rural Water System offers strongly competitive compensation (dependent on experience), and benefits. Benefits include: health, dental and life insurance, long-term disability, supplemental insurance, flex plan, 401(k), paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays and company vehicle.

To be considered, a bachelor’s degree in business, economics, engineering, or related field is desired. A minimum of five years of management experience, preferably in a service or utility industry, is preferred.  Experience with financial management and budgeting is important, as are strong communications and organizational skills. 

Kingbrook Rural Water System is an equal opportunity employer.

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Muscatine Power and Water - Water Distribution Operator
(Added 5/2/2019)

Muscatine Power and Water has an immediate opening for a Water Distribution Operator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Pay range: $26.64/hr - $34.97/hr

Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required.

EOE M/F/D/V

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