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Waterloo Water Works - General Manager
(Added 10/18/2018)

City of Eagle Grove - Wastewater Operator
(Added 10/8/2018) 

City of DeWitt - Utility Laborer
(Added 9/25/2018)

City of Adel - Street Laborer / Wastewater Operator
(Added 9/7/2018)

City of Northwood - Full-Time Public Works Maintenance-Water/Wastewater Operator
(Added 9/7/2018)

City of Storm Lake - Water Plant Superintendent
(Added 9/4/2018)

Regional Water Rural Water Association - Water Operator, Apprentice
(Added 8/23/2018)

City of Palo - PUBLIC WORKS SUPERINTENDENT
(Updated 8/14/2018, Added 7/19/2018)

 

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Waterloo Water Works - General Manager
(Added 10/18/2018)

Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc. has been retained by the Waterloo Water Works (Waterloo, IA) to conduct and facilitate a search for General Manager to oversee all aspects of their water distribution system.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will have:

The City of Waterloo is a thriving community, rich in agricultural development, manufacturing, and cultural diversity located on the banks of the Cedar River.

Position offers competitive salary and benefit package.  Relocation is negotiable.

To apply, contact Byrnes & Rupkey, Inc., Lois Rupkey, at (319) 234-6201.  Send resume and cover letter to [email protected].

The application deadline is November 1st.

The Waterloo Water Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer and drug free workplace.

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City of Eagle Grove - Wastewater Operator
(Added 10/8/2018)  

Job Title: Wastewater Operator  Department: Sewer Department
Reports To: Wastewater Superintendent FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Date: October 2018  Status: Full-time

Summary of Duties: The city of Eagle Grove “population 3,427” is currently looking for applicants to work in our new Grade 4 WWTP being built with phase 1 project completion scheduled for November 1st of 2018.

This person will be working with the Wastewater Superintendent and lead operator to assist in the day to day operations of the new plant as well as work in the old plant until it is decommissioned in the summer of 2019 as well as upkeep and maintenance of the city’s 4 lift stations as needed. This person will also assist in public works tasks as needed.

Description

  1. Assist in operation and monitoring of new water reclamation facility and old wastewater facility to assure proper operation of equipment, repairs and optimum treatment of waste water.
  2. Collect wastewater samples and perform lab tests under the direction of superintendent.
  3. Clean clarifiers, wet wells, elevated tanks to keep facility clean and aesthetically pleasing to visitors and city officials.
  4.  Assist in installation of wastewater equipment including pumps, valves, meters.
  5. Assist Street dept in repairs to manholes and sewer mains.
  6. Load, haul, and unload heavy materials and heavy objects used in public works.
  7. Be able to lift over 50 lbs.
  8. Read, record and calculate readings from flow meters and pumps, control panel hours, levels and gauges to adequately monitor waste water plant processes.
  9. Perform building and grounds maintenance including mowing, painting, trimming, and small repairs.
  10. Periodically inspect and maintain lift station as needed for proper operation of station.
  11. Assist in documentation of daily logs of plant operations.
  12. Perform minor repair and maintenance to wastewater treatment equipment and generators.
  13. Assist in the city’s biosolids removal plan by hauling and spreading wastewater sludges “seasonally”.
  14. Be able to operate heavy equipment (backhoe, loader, dump truck, vac/jet truck)
  15. Perform work in all public works departments as assigned.
  16. Assist Street dept in tree removal, snow removal, and other public works related activities when not busy at wastewater plant.
  17. Perform basic construction work as needed including, work on municipal buildings, wiring, welding, plumbing and painting.
  18. Perform work in a safe and timely manner according to OSHA regulations and procedures.
  19. Perform routine custodial duties necessary to keep plant buildings and ground in aesthetic conditions.

Entry Requirements and Skills

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Knowledge of operation of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  3. Knowledge of occupational hazards associated with wastewater treatment and be able to work in a safe and timely manner.
  4. Ability to work independently and take responsibility for following previously outlined procedures.
  5. Work with others and in a team orientated setting.
  6. Work in inclement weather.
  7. Be available to work when emergency calls for it.

Required Special Requirements  

  1. Shall be able to obtain a Grade 1 Wastewater treatment operator’s license issued by the state of Iowa within 12 months of employment.
  2. Shall be able to obtain a Grade II Wastewater treatment operator’s license issued by the state of Iowa within 3 years of employment.
  3. Shall obtain a valid Class B chauffeurs license with tanker endorsement issued by the state of Iowa with 6 months of employment.
  4. Will reside within 30 mins of the City of Eagle Grove.
  5. Will be called in periodically during off hours and to come in to perform necessary duties
  6. Will work holidays and weekends when assigned as well as various shifts and hours to meet the needs of the wastewater and other public works departments.
  7. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals the opportunity to work the necessary functions of the job.

Equipment and Tools Used

  1. Lab equipment
  2. Payloader
  3. Backhoe
  4. Power washer
  5. Snow plows
  6. Jackhammers
  7. Portable pumps
  8. Wire welder
  9. Chain saws
  10. Mowers

COMPENSATION

The Wastewater Operator will be compensated based on experience and any appropriate certifications. Starting salary will be $17.01 per hour. Benefits include, but not limited to, overtime, call-back time, compensatory time, holidays, paid vacations, personal time, Health Savings Account, Dental/Eye Insurance, and Life Insurance.

Applications can be obtained at City Hall located at 210 E. Broadway or at www.eaglegroveiowa.org. The position is open until filled. First consideration of applications will take place immediately.

The City of Eagle Grove is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city of Eagle Grove does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, natural origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

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City of DeWitt - Utility Laborer
(Added 9/25/2018)                             

Utility Laborer The City of DeWitt, IA has an opening for a full-time utility laborer. Prefer laborer/ heavy equipment operator with experience with municipal water systems, construction, repair, building maintenance and general municipal maintenance. CDL strongly preferred.  Grade I water and wastewater preferred, and required within 1st year.  Salary $19.88 per hour with good benefits. Direct email inquiries to Director of Public Works, Matt Proctor [email protected].    Interested applicants should submit a city application to: City Clerk, PO Box 407, DeWitt, Iowa 52742.  Position is open until filled. Review of applications to begin October 12.  Call City Hall 563-659-3811. Email Cathie Benthin, City Clerk at [email protected], or go online at https://www.cityofdewittiowa.org/jobapplication for a required city application.  EEO Employer

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City of Adel - Street Laborer / Wastewater Operator
(Added 9/7/2018)

The City of Adel, Iowa, a rapidly growing suburb in the vibrant Des Moines metropolitan area with a population of approximately 4,386, is accepting applications for the non-exempt position of Street Laborer / Wastewater Operator. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the Public Works Director in the Public Works Department.

The Street Laborer / Wastewater Operator performs a variety of tasks related to the operation, maintenance, and repair of the City’s streets and the City’s wastewater treatment system.

On the Street side, the incumbent will be responsible for duties including, but not limited to, general maintenance of streets, sidewalks, forestry, and other public areas.

On the Wastewater side, the incumbent will be responsible for duties including, but not limited to, work involving the wastewater treatment plant, collection systems, lagoons, manholes, and lift stations. The incumbent will assist in meeting State, EPA, and DNR guidelines.

The incumbent will also assist the Public Works Department as needed with tasks such as snow removal and emergency response among others.

A complete job description can be found at Adel City Hall, 301 S. 10th Street, Adel, Iowa, 50003.

Prior related experience in a similar municipal or private setting is preferred. Must possess or be able to obtain within two years a Grade I Wastewater Treatment Certificate. Must possess or be able to obtain within three months a Class B Driver’s License.

The annual salary range for this position is $37,000 to $40,000 DOQ. The position is currently represented by the IUOE Local 234. Some evening and weekend work is required. The City offers a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance and State of Iowa retirement (IPERS).

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a City application (which can be found at www.adeliowa.org) by Monday, September 24, 2018 at noon to Anthony Brown, City Administrator, 301 South 10th Street, Adel, Iowa, 50003. Materials may also be emailed to [email protected]

Initial interviews will be held shortly after the application deadline. For more information, please call (515) 993-4525 or email [email protected] or Public Works Director Kip Overton at [email protected]

The City of Adel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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City of Northwood - Full-Time Public Works Maintenance-Water/Wastewater Operator
(Added 9/7/2018)

The City of Northwood is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Public Works Maintenance-Water/Wastewater Operator.  Grade I or II Water/Wastewater Certificate required.  Grade III Wastewater Certificate preferred or potential candidate must be willing to obtain.  CDL with airbrake endorsement required.  Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefit package offered.  Submit application and resume by September 14, 2018.  Applications can be picked up at City Hall or can be found at www.northwoodia.org. City of Northwood 627 Central Ave. Northwood, IA 50459 EOE 

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City of Storm Lake - Water Plant Superintendent
(Added 9/4/2018)

The City of Storm Lake is accepting applications for the full time salaried position of Water Plant Superintendent. 

The Water Plant Superintendent position will be charged with the operation and management of the City’s seven million gallon Water Treatment Plant.  The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the department including staff management and monitoring of the departmental budget. The qualified candidates must possess excellent management, leadership, financial, budgetary and communications skills.

The position requires specialized training and/or experience in water and distribution including a minimum of a Grade 4 Water Treatment and Water Distribution license through the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. 

The City of Storm Lake is a team oriented work environment offering a competitive salary and a great benefits package.

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 a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Regional Water Rural Water Association - Water Operator, Apprentice
(Added 8/23/2018)

Regional Water Rural Water Association, a non-profit company based in Avoca, Iowa, is accepting applications for a water operator.  This is a full-time and permanent position, with great potential for advancement as a long-term employee.

This is an entry-level position; no previous experience in water treatment or distribution is required.
At minimum, a candidate must possess a high school diploma or GED.  Candidates should also have a strong mechanical inclination: while we will teach you, operators are expected to quickly pick up on the use of a variety of tools and the maintenance and operation of a variety of machines and vehicles.  Candidates must also be able to handle the paperwork for legal compliance and internal tracking purposes.  Candidates must be versatile and adaptable, and able to stay on task and work productively even when not directly supervised.

Candidates who stay with the company long enough will receive training in both water treatment and water distribution, and be compensated accordingly, although the first priority will be water distribution.  Eventual promotion to a supervisory role is possible but not guaranteed.  This position is flexible in its job duties, and operators may be expected to work in service areas or facilities other than their usual on a day to day basis as demanded by the company's needs.

Candidates must be able to lift fifty pounds regularly, respond quickly to sounds, move safely over uneven terrain, safely climb ladders while carrying fifty pounds, and wear personal protective gear correctly as needed.

Driving of a company vehicle, weekend work on a rotating basis, in-person customer service, being on-call on a rotating basis, responsiveness to emergency calls even when not the primary person on call, working as part of a team and individually, and occasional participation in educational events relevant to the company are all required.  Starting wage is $15.50/hour, with raises dependent on subsequent experience, performance, and acquisition of relevant licenses from the state of Iowa.  Benefits include vacation time, sick leave, health insurance, a SEP IRA retirement plan, and life insurance; most benefits are contingent on first completing a probationary period of approximately 90 days.

Highly-qualified individuals are not discouraged from applying, but are advised that this entry-level position has been budgeted as such.

Send resumes and cover letters to [email protected] or to REGIONAL WATER, 108 HIGHWAY 59, AVOCA, IA 51521, Contact name: Nicholas Gaul.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Regional Water is an equal opportunity employer.

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City of Palo - PUBLIC WORKS SUPERINTENDENT
(Updated 8/14/2018, Added 7/19/2018)

The City of Palo, IA is accepting applications/resumes for a Public Works Superintendent. The department oversees the operations of water, waste water, streets, storm water, parks, mowing and other duties as assigned. Applicants are required to have or obtain within 6-12 months the following minimum IDNR Certification of Grade I Water Treatment and Grade I Water Distribution.  A full job posting is available on the City’s web page at www.cityofpalo.com .  Salary dependent on experience. Background/Drug test required.

Send applications/resumes to: City Hall, 2800 Hollenbeck Road, Palo, Iowa  52324, or email:  [email protected]  

Applications will be accepted through 08/31/2018. 

The City of Palo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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