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City of Cedar Rapids- Environmental Specialist I or II
(Added 12/7/2021)

Lake Panorama Association - Water Treatment and Distribution System Operator
(Added 12/2/2021)

City of Spirit Lake - Water Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 12/2/2021)

City of Spirit Lake - Water Maintenance Worker
(Added 11/24/2021)

City of Oakland - Public Works Labor I
(Added 11/18/2021)

City of Fayette – City Maintenance Worker
(Added 11/3/2021)

City of Wahpeton - Surface Water Operator/Public Works
(Added 9/16/2021)

 

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City of Cedar Rapids- Environmental Specialist I or II
(Added 12/7/2021)

Come join a team dedicated to serving our community! The City of Cedar Rapids is welcoming applications for an Environmental Specialist.

This position will be filled as either an Environment Specialist I or II depending on qualifications and experience. In this role, you will be a part of the Sewer team in Public Works conducting site inspections, sampling, and equipment operation and maintenance. You will also support National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit reporting and monitoring. 

Conducts site inspections, sampling, and equipment operation and maintenance.  Supports National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit reporting and monitoring.

Please visit our website to see the job description, benefits information, and to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cedarrapids/jobs/3335944/environmental-specialist-i-or-ii?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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Lake Panorama Association - Water Treatment and Distribution System Operator
(Added 12/2/2021)

The Lake Panorama Association (LPA) seeks a motivated individual for full-time employment as a Water Treatment and Distribution System Operator.

LPA operates a Grade II (Two) water treatment plant and distribution system, serving the community of Lake Panorama. LPA’s treatment facility utilizes groundwater sources and a reverse osmosis treatment facility.

Applicants must possess a minimum Grade I (One) Water Treatment Certification and have a valid driver’s license.

The applicant will be required to obtain the following within the prescribed timeframe:

• An Iowa Grade II (Two) water treatment certification within two years of employment.
• An Iowa Grade I (One) water distribution certification within one year of employment.
• An Iowa Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within six months of employment.

The position is hourly, is eligible for overtime and includes a competitive benefits package. Salary dependent upon qualifications.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Title of Position: Water Treatment and Distribution System Operator
Department: LPA Water Department
Title of Immediate Supervisor: LPA Water Department Supervisor

Definition: The Water Treatment and Distribution System Operator position is a mid-level position that reports to the LPA Water Department Supervisor. The employee will be responsible for assisting in the supply of clean potable drinking water to customers. The employee does not directly manage any subordinates but is expected to demonstrate knowledge and leadership qualities in team settings. The employee must be detail oriented, dependable, and knowledgeable.

Normal working hours will be Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The employee will be required to participate in a scheduled, rotating shift for weekend duties. The employee will also be required to participate in unscheduled emergency repairs on nights, weekends, and holidays. The employee will be paid hourly and is eligible for overtime pay.

Requirements:

1. Grade I (One) Water Treatment Certification.
2. Valid Iowa Driver’s License.
3. Ability to work occasional weekends, holidays and/or extended hours.
4. Ability to report to worksite within one hour for emergencies.
5. Ability to perform physical labor and walk over uneven terrain under all weather conditions.
6. Must be sighted and be able to distinguish colors.
7. Must have manual dexterity sufficient to thread screws, bolts, nuts and other appurtenances used in repair/replacement of equipment in a water treatment facility and distribution system.
8. Must consistently conduct themselves in a professional manner.
9. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
10. Ability to attend training programs to maintain state certified license(s).

Preferred (Not Required) - The following experience is preferred:

1. Experience operating excavation and boring equipment.
2. Grade I (One) Water Distribution Certification.
3. Grade II (Two) Water Treatment Certification.
4. Iowa Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
5. Experience operating vacuum excavation equipment.

Application deadline: Open until hired

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Dependent upon qualifications

Benefits:

• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off – both personal/sick and vacation
• 401(k) retirement plan
• Flexible spending plan
• Paid Holidays

Qualified and interested candidates may apply via email or hard copy as listed below. Application via Indeed.com is also acceptable.

John Rutledge
General Manager
Lake Panorama Association
P.O. Box 157, Panora, IA 50216
[email protected]

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City of Spirit Lake - Water Treatment Plant Operator
(Added 12/2/2021)

The City of Spirit Lake is seeking to fill an open position for water treatment plant operator.  Primary duties include operating and monitoring equipment in the water plant, water testing and readings, and involvement in all aspects of plant operations.  Must possess a State Water Plant Operator certificate up to and including Grade 2 at a minimum.  Pay is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Complete job description and additional information is available at Spirit Lake City Hall, (712) 336-1871.

Address communications to Gregg L. Owens, City Administrator, Spirit Lake City Hall, 1803 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360, by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021. Application forms are available at City Hall. If emailed, email to [email protected]

The City of Spirit Lake, Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females, minorities, veterans and members of other protected classes are encouraged to apply.

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City of Spirit Lake - Water Maintenance Worker
(Added 11/24/2021)

The City of Spirit Lake is seeking to fill an open position for water maintenance worker.  Primary duties may involve reading water meters. Candidates must be able to/willing to learn to operate pumping equipment and make minor adjustments, collect samples and use a computer.  Job duties may plant and equipment maintenance; excavation and repair of water or sewer lines and other physically demanding work. Must be able to learn to monitor water plant equipment and perform work that requires accurate reading of meters and recordkeeping.  Must be willing to work rotating shifts, including evenings, weekends and emergency calls.  Must possess or be able to obtain a State Water Plant Operator certificate up to and including Grade 2.  Pay is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Complete job description and additional information is available at Spirit Lake City Hall, (712) 336-1871.

Address communications to Gregg L. Owens, City Administrator, Spirit Lake City Hall, 1803 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360, by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021. Application forms are available at City Hall. If emailed, email to [email protected]

The City of Spirit Lake, Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females, minorities, veterans and members of other protected classes are encouraged to apply.

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City of Oakland - Public Works Labor I
(Added 11/18/2021)

The City of Oakland has a full-time opening for Public Works Labor I. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Need general knowledge of street maintenance, water treatment and distribution system maintenance, and sewer maintenance; working knowledge of equipment operations, maintenance and repair (i.e. skid loader, dump truck, backhoe, hydrostatic mower); ability to follow written and oral instructions; must be able to obtain Grade I water, Grade I wastewater and Emergency Medical Technician certifications within one year of employment. Will be required to be in an on call rotation. Salary negotiable based on qualifications.  For more information and to submit resume and application: Oakland City Hall, 614 Dr. Van Zee Rd, Oakland, IA 51560. 712-482-6811. [email protected]. Closing date 12/31/2021. EOE.

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City of Fayette – City Maintenance Worker
(Added 11/3/2021)

The beautiful City of Fayette is accepting applications for the full-time position of City Maintenance Worker.  A H.S. Diploma or GED is required.  Within 30 days of hire, the applicant must have a valid IA Class B-CDL.  Salary depends on qualifications.  Some benefits include health insurance, IPERS and a free UIU Rec Center membership.  The City Maintenance Worker assists in the Public Works Department in the operation and maintenance of water, sewer, streets and parks.  Residency required. For more information or an application, visit fayetteiowa.com.  Applications may also be picked up at Fayette City Hall, 11 S. Main St.  Application deadline is November 12, 2021, or until position is filled.  Fayette is an equal opportunity employer. 

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City of Wahpeton - Surface Water Operator/Public Works
(Added 9/16/2021)

The City of Wahpeton has an immediate opening for a Surface Water Operator/Public Works employee. The city is seeking to hire a highly-skilled, self-motivated individual with good communication skills to interact with Council, staff and citizens. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefit package and competitive wages offered. Applicant must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Iowa driver’s license, and be able to obtain a Class B CDL with air brake endorsement. This position will be responsible to operate, maintain, and upgrade, as needed, all facets of the city water system. Applicant must be able to perform a variety of maintenance work with a variety of light and heavy equipment. This position requires the ability to safely perform duties relating to the operation, maintenance and repair of the City’s streets, snow removal, parks, properties, and equipment. This position will be required to be on-call during evenings, weekends and holidays; and will be required to respond to emergency situations involving disruptions in City services. On-call status is shared with another employee. The applicant must be able to lift objects on an occasional basis and carry, push or pull them up to 10 ft. unassisted. Also, must be able to work in confined spaces, occasionally from heights, in all weather conditions and pass a drug and alcohol screening program.

Preferred candidates should have an Iowa DNR Water Treatment Certification Grade III and Distribution System License Grade II and maintain.

The City will be accepting applications until the position is filled. Applicants are encourage to apply as early as possible. The City seeks to fill this position as soon as possible.

Please complete application material and submit with resume to [email protected] . Materials may also be dropped off or mailed to City of Wahpeton, 1201 Dakota Drive, Milford, IA 51351.

For complete job description, refer to https://wahpetonia.govoffice.com.

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