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PeopleService, Inc. – Water/Wastewater Operator for Missouri Valley, Iowa location
(Added 4/21/2021)

City of Dike - Superintendent of Public Works
(Added 4/14/2021)

CITY OF WALCOTT - Public Works Laborer/Heavy Equipment Operator
(Added 4/9/2021)

Osceola Water Works - Water Distribution Foreman
(Added 4/7/2021)

City of Altoona - Public Utilities Director
(Added 3/30/2021)

City of Asbury - Public Works Employee
(Added 3/22/2021)

City of Peosta - City Administrator Position
(Added 3/14/2021)

Marshalltown Water Works - TREATMENT PLANT OPERATIONS MANAGER
(Added 3/10/2021)

City of New Hampton - Wastewater Superintendent 
(Added 3/6/2021)

City of Iowa City - Maintenance Operator – Wastewater
(Added 2/25/2021)

City of Storm Lake - Assistant Superintendent
(Added 2/18/2021)

Rock Valley - General Manager
(Added 1/31/2021)

 

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PeopleService, Inc. – Water/Wastewater Operator for Missouri Valley, Iowa
(Added 4/21/2021)

PeopleService is looking for the best and brightest to grow with us! We are accepting applications for either a certified water/wastewater operator OR someone looking for a long-term career with advancement opportunities to work in our Missouri Valley location and surrounding areas.  This field is perfect for the independent, self-starter with a propensity for math, science, and possesses a strong mechanical aptitude who want to make a difference with their career choice. Experience in repairing and maintaining small engines, such as pumps, blowers required, certification in water, wastewater and distribution strongly preferred but not required at time of hire, ability to operate computer and Microsoft Office products. Required to possess a valid driver’s license to operate company vehicle, and ability to respond to after-hour emergencies.  For more information and to apply, check out our website at www.peopleservice.com/careers or call 402-344-4800 Ext. 3.

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City of Dike - Superintendent of Public Works
(Added 4/14/2021)

The City of Dike, Iowa is seeking candidates
For
Superintendent of Public Works.

The City of Dike has an opening for full-time Superintendent of Public Works. The Superintendent is responsible for oversight and maintenance of city streets, wastewater facilities, water facilities, electrical, swimming pool, sports complex, parks, buildings, grounds, equipment and management of public works staff.  Experience with heavy equipment required, certification in water, wastewater, pesticide application, certified pool operator and others must be attainable.  Must possess valid Iowa Driver’s License and obtain and maintain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Also passes drug screening and background check.  A full job description is available at City Hall.

Please send resume to:
Dike City Hall
PO Box 160
Dike, IA 50624
By April 30, 2021 at 4:30 PM

Interviews of qualified candidates may occur during application time frame, with a decision to be made shortly after application deadline.  The City of Dike reserves all rights to accept or reject any application.

City of Dike is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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CITY OF WALCOTT - Public Works Laborer/Heavy Equipment Operator
(Added 4/9/2021)

The City of Walcott, Iowa is looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic to fill the full-time position of Public Works Laborer/Heavy Equipment Operator within the Public Works Department. Duties include street maintenance, vehicle maintenance, building and grounds maintenance, and maintenance of water and wastewater systems. Must possess an Iowa Class B CDL with air brake endorsement and reside within a thirty-minute response time. Post offer physical, drug screen and background check required. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and/or holidays, and be able to be on call. Preference given to candidates with Iowa DNR water and wastewater licenses. Hourly rate of pay DOQ. Qualified individuals may obtain an application form online at www.cityofwalcott.com or can request one at Walcott City Hall, 128 W. Lincoln Street, Walcott, IA  52773. 

Send application and resume to City of Walcott, Attn: Public Works Position, PO Box 247, Walcott, IA 52773. Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE.

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Osceola Water Works - Water Distribution Foreman
(Added 4/7/2021)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Osceola Water Works is currently accepting applications for the position of a full-time Water Distribution Foreman. 

Osceola Water Works offers a competitive compensation package with medical, dental and life insurance.  Employees are covered with IPERS retirement benefits. 

Applications, job descriptions and a full listing of qualifications may be picked up at the Water Works office located at 208 West Jefferson Street or are available on our website at osceolawaterworks.com.  The position will remain open until filled.  Osceola Water Works is an equal opportunity employer. 

WATER DISTRIBUTION FOREMAN 

FUNCTION:

Under the general supervision of the Water Superintendent; plans, supervises, and organizes the operation and maintenance of the water distribution system in accordance with standard operating and safety procedures.  Completes weekly work assignments as instructed by the Superintendent and supervises the training and performance of employees.

SUPERVISES:

All full or part-time distribution maintenance staff. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:

Must be able to think critically.  Must be able to learn and expand their knowledge of water treatment and distribution.  Must be able to work with others in a team environment and have the ability to communicate orally and in writing.  Must be result oriented with appropriate attention to detail.  Must possess basic computer and budgeting skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required.  Knowledge of safety procedures in both treatment and distribution.  Must be willing to be on-call and respond to emergencies. Must have ability to guide, direct and motivate employees. Must have the ability to operate and maintain various equipment used in water maintenance. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.

QUALIFICATIONS:

WORKING CONDITIONS:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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.  Job descriptions in no way state or imply that the description includes every duty to be performed by the employee in the position. The Osceola Water Board reserves the right to change, modify or combine duties and positions when it is deemed to be in the best interests of the department.

For further information or questions E-mail Water Superintendent Brandon Patterson at [email protected]

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City of Altoona - Public Utilities Director
(Added 3/30/2021)

SALARY RANGE: $95,626 - $136,106

OPENING DATE: 3-29-2021

CLOSING DATE: 4-23-2021

INFORMATION:

The City of Altoona is accepting applications for Public Utilities Director.

Interested candidates need to complete a City of Altoona employment application and resume.

All candidate communication will be sent via email to the email address on the application. No communication or notices will be sent via postal mail. Applications must be submitted by the application deadline. NOTE: please be sure the all digitally submitted completed forms are accessible as .pdf or word document.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary function plan, organize and coordinate the functions of the Utility Department; ensure finished drinking water is within the system and meets all applicable utility, state and federal standards by using comprehensive water treatment, water distribution and waste water collection knowledge, detailed knowledge of water treatment processes and facilities used.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT AND SKILLS:

Candidates must hold a Bachelor degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, biosystems engineering, construction engineering or related field OR bachelor degree in water or waste water management or related field. Licenses/Certifications: Professional Engineer (PE) license or the ability to obtain an Iowa Professional Engineer’s license within six (6) months of hire OR Valid Iowa Water Treatment License, Grade III or above; Water Distribution License, Grade III or above. A minimum of five (5) years of related work experience in professional municipal utilities or professional engineering related to public infrastructure planning and development is needed.

Candidates must hold a valid Iowa Driver’s license with no OWI convictions within the last five (5) years. Candidates MUST have strong customer services skills.

Post offer employment physical and drug screen required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants should complete and submit a city application available at http://www.altoona-iowa.com/iwant-to/find-job-openings/ AND submit a resume specifying interest to Amy Hill via email ([email protected]) or fax (515-967-0842) or deliver/mail to City of Altoona, Attention: Amy Hill, 900 Venbury Dr., Suite A, Altoona Iowa, 50009. Please include current mailing address, phone number(s), and e-mail address. All correspondence from the City of Altoona in regards to this position will be conducted through the email you provide.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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City of Asbury - Public Works Employee
(Added 3/22/2021)

The City of Asbury, IA is accepting applications for a Public Works Laborer. Experience in general maintenance, minor repairs, operation of lawncare equipment, heavy equip, dump truck, loader & skid steer is desired.  This position includes all aspects of a municipal public works department, including but not limited to, water and sewer operations, snow plowing, mowing and maintenance of City facilities.  Certificate of Iowa Class B CDL w/ air brakes is required or the ability to obtain within 60 days.  Pesticide Certification must be obtained within 12 months.  Mechanical, electrical experience desirable and certified water/wastewater operators are also desirable. We are willing to train the right candidate.  Must possess high school diploma or GED.  Wage $17.56- $20.50/hr. dependent on experience. Post offer physical, drug/background screens required.  Some weekends/holidays required.

Please submit letter of application, resume and City of Asbury application for employment to: City of Asbury, Attn: Blaine Telford Public Works Director, 5290 Grand Meadow Drive, Ste 1, Asbury, Iowa 52002 by 4 p.m. on 04/16/2021.  AA/ EOE/ADA.   Inquiries may be sent to [email protected].

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City of Peosta - City Administrator Position
(Added 3/14/2021)

Announcement/Advertsement
City Administrator, Peosta, Iowa. (Population - 2,000). Progressive and growing community in east central Iowa, located at the junction of U.S. Highway 20 and County Road Y21 in Dubuque County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary range is $ 65,000 to $110,000, depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits. The city administrator directly oversees or works with all municipal departments, including city hall, water, wastewater, street, parks & recreation, police, library, building, zoning, and finance, which includes 14 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $4.32 million. The F.Y. 2021-22 city budget also includes $7.4M in capital projects. In addition to 2,000 residents, Peosta is also home to an industrial park with 2,000+ employees, two elementary schools and Northeast Iowa Community College.

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 or business administration or related field and three years of experience in public sector management position. Residency requirement is in effect.

Potential candidates can view a community/position profile on the City's website (www.cityofpeosta.org), after it has been posted on March 11, 2021. Application materials requested include: a cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.

Applications will be accepted until April 9, 2021. 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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Marshalltown Water Works - TREATMENT PLANT OPERATIONS MANAGER
(Added 3/10/2021)

Marshalltown Water Works (MWW) is dedicated to providing high quality drinking water to Marshalltown and the surrounding area, treating an average of 6 MGD, using 8 groundwater wells and a Grade 4, 12 MGD lime softening plant. Under the general direction of the General Manager, the MWW Treatment Plant Operations Manager plans, directs, and coordinates those activities concerned with the operation of the MWW wellfield, water treatment facilities, booster pumping stations, and storage tanks.

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. Join our team and make a difference!

The ideal candidate will hold a State of Iowa Grade 4 Water Treatment License, have five years of experience in the operation of a Grade 3 or higher water treatment plant, and have experience managing a certified laboratory.

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.

Salary: $52,000 - $70,000/year, depending on experience and qualifications

To Apply: Submit completed MWW application, resume and cover letter to: Shelli Lovell, General Manager 205 E State Street, PO Box 1420 Marshalltown, IA 50158

Closing Date: This position will be open until filled.

Contact for additional information: Shelli Lovell, MWW General Manager 641-753-7913

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City of New Hampton - Wastewater Superintendent 
(Added 3/6/2021)

Position: Wastewater Superintendent                                     

Supervises: 3 Employees - 1, Wastewater Operator III, 1 Wastewater Operator II & 1 Water Operator III / Wastewater III

Department: Wastewater                                                                                        

FLSA Status:  Exempt   

Gives work direction to: 3 Employees -1 Wastewater Operator III, 1 Wastewater Operator II & 1 Water Operator III / Wastewater III

Reports to: Public Works Director, Mayor and City Council    

Salary: DOQ, w/Competitive Benefit Package                                                               

Revision date: February 2021                                                

POSITION SUMMARY
The Wastewater Superintendent is under the general direction of the Mayor and City Council. This position is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating construction, operation, and maintenance of wastewater utilities under regulations established by local, state and federal authorities. Ensures that water quality leaving the treatment facility meets NPDES standards. The Wastewater Superintendent coordinates the wastewater treatment system operations with the other departments and assists the Public Works Director with developing and administering the wastewater treatment budget, including capital improvement projects. This position provides direct supervision to wastewater staff, including planning, assigning and reviewing work of subordinates, training and evaluating staff performance.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

INCIDENTAL JOB DUTIES

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can safely perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skill and abilities.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Work Experience: Minimum of 1 year of “Direct Responsible Charge” in a Grade 3 or Grade 4 plant as required by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and outlined in the Iowa Administrative Code, 567-81.7; or

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position and meets state requirements as outlined in the Iowa Administrative Code.

Required licenses, registrations and certificationsMust maintain Iowa Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification, or a Grade III Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification with the ability to achieve Grade IV Certification with a specified time frame upon hire. Prefer ability to obtain and maintain CDL Class B driver’s license and maintain good driving record.

Required post-offer physical examinations: None

Required drug testing: As required for CDL license.

Other testing required: None

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed inside an office, plant or laboratory, and outside in what may be adverse weather conditions. The work environment can involve exposure to heat, cold, humidity, dirt, moving machinery, snow, ice, extreme noise, and carrying of chemical containers, valves, pumps, and other construction, maintenance or safety equipment weighing more than 50 pounds. Position may require being called back to work while off‑duty and may involve extended or irregular working hours.

HOURS OF WORK
Generally, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with a 1-hour unpaid lunch.  Start and finish times may vary dependent on assignment.  May be required to work additional hours or to change hours with minimal notice and to be available to respond to emergencies.  May be required to work holidays, weekends and to attend evening meetings that require the attendance of the Superintendent.


1.   Marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of essential job duties have been excluded from this job description.

2.   All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective employee and incumbents are encouraged to discuss possible accommodations with the City.

3.   Job descriptions in no way state or imply that the description includes every duty to be performed by the employee in the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job­-related instructions and to perform any other job‑related duties requested by their supervisor.

4.   The City reserves the right to change or reassign job duties or combine positions at any time.

Application and job description available at City Hall or at www.newhamptonia.com. Send application and resume to Casey Mai, Public Works Director, 112 E Spring Street, New Hampton, Iowa 50659. Deadline: Open until filled. EOE/AA. Any questions may be directed to: Casey Mai at (641)-557-8244 or [email protected].

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City of Iowa City - Maintenance Operator – Wastewater
(Added 2/25/2021)

Accepting applications for: Maintenance Operator – Wastewater
Wastewater Division
Public Works Department

Application deadline: Monday, March 22, 2021
Visit www.icgov.org/jobs to apply online

One permanent full-time position available
Full salary range: $50,648.00 - $64,792.00
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm

Job summary:
Under general direction, inspects, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs all hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical equipment at wastewater treatment facilities. Performs specialized construction, modifications and installation of equipment and structures.

Minimum qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Iowa DNR Grade I Wastewater Operator certificate required. Iowa DNR Grade II Wastewater Operator certificate required within 2 years of appointment. One year of wastewater plant experience required. Or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must live within 17 miles of the corporate limits of Iowa City, Iowa within one year of appointment to the position. Valid Iowa Class B commercial driver's license with air brake and tank endorsements with satisfactory driving record required. Valid Iowa Class A commercial driver's license required within 6 months of hire. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements including screening through the FMCSA Clearinghouse. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.

Preferred qualifications:
Associates degree or equivalent from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body preferred. Three years of related experience and/or training in wastewater treatment field preferred. Backflow prevention certification preferred. Confined space entry training preferred. Forklift certification preferred.

More information:
A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge, skills and abilities is available at www.icgov.org/jobs under Job Descriptions.

It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.

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City of Storm Lake - Assistant Superintendent
(Added 2/18/2021)

The City of Storm Lake is now accepting applications for a full time position of Assistant Superintendent in the Water Treatment Plant.  In planning for future transition, this position will train to be the Water Superintendent in the Water Treatment Plant.  

Applicants for the position must have a minimum eight (8) years’ experience in the field.  Supervisory experience is a plus.  The position requires a minimum of a Grade 3 water treatment certification issued by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.  Grade 4 certification must be obtained in six months. Certification reciprocity from other states will be considered.

The City of Storm Lake is a team oriented work environment offering a competitive salary and a great benefits package.  Pay range for the position is $56,988 to $74,085 annually.  Salary will depend on qualifications and be commensurate with experience. 

Applications are available at City Hall, 620 Erie St, Storm Lake, Iowa.  Interested applicants should submit a completed City 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.  Information about the City can be found at www.stormlake.org

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

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Rock Valley - General Manager
(Added 1/31/2021)

JOB OPENING:   GENERAL MANAGER for ROCK VALLEY, IOWA RURAL WATER SYSTEM

Job Description:  Oversee daily operations of the water system.  Keep records, prepare budgets, working knowledge of computer and Quickbooks.  Also operate machinery and work in water treatment setting.  Need a Grade 2 water certification and be able to achieve a Grade 3 certification in 6 months.  Also will need Iowa certification from the DNR.

Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Salary based on experience.  45 hours per week.  

Benefits include:  paid vacation, sick days, holidays, Health insurance, IPERS, clothing allowance.

For more information: Email: [email protected]

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