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Current Job Notices:

City of Mankato - Water Resource Recovery Operator Technician A

City of Red Wing - Field & Laboratory Technician

City of Saint Peter - Maintenance Superintendent

City of Cannon Falls - Maintenance Operator II

City of Crosby - Public Works Director

City of Baxter -  Street and Utilities Supervisor

Pine River Area Sanitary District - part-time Maintenance Technician

City of Argyle - Maintenance Worker

City of Northfield - Wastewater Plant Operator I

City of Remer - Maintenance Worker

City of Red Lake Falls - public works department

City of Watson - Public Works/Maintenance Worker

Milford (Iowa) Municipal Utilities - Water Superintendent

City of Williston, ND - Water Plant Operator

VEOLIA NORTH AMERICA - Wastewater Plant Manager II, Worthington location

City of Marble/Calumet - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Veolia - Water Operator, Albertville, MN

Water Resource Recovery Operator Technician A (Full-Time)
City of Mankato, MN
City of Mankato is seeking qualified applicants for a Water Resource Recovery Operator Technician A position. The position performs semi-skilled work as required for the efficient operation, maintenance, and housekeeping of the wastewater plant, bio-solids treatment facility and water reclamation facility. May be assigned to Shift Operator or Relief Operator functions. Relief Operator performs the functions of the Shift Operator whenever a Shift Operator is unavailable to work his or her shift. Works the day shift or on a weekly rotating shift. Whenever not working on a shift works days assisting on plant operations and maintenance. May be assigned to one or more functional areas within the department.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a high school diploma or GED and have the ability to obtain a Minnesota Class D Wastewater Operator certification within twenty four (24) months. (Preferred: Valid Minnesota Class D Wastewater Operators license or higher; Associates Applied Science degree in water and/or wastewater. Must obtain a class "B" Wastewater Operator certification within one (1) year of the first eligibility. Must possess a valid Minnesota Class D driver's license and be able to drive and obtain a Minnesota CDL Class A driver's license within 120 days of employment. Must possess a tanker endorsement within sixty (60) days of request. Must possess a Special Engineer Boiler Operators license or obtain one with six (6) months of employment. Must register with the Department of Labor and Industry as an unlicensed maintenance electrician within six (6) months of employment.
SALARY: $19.94/hr. plus excellent benefits
APPLY ONLINE BY Monday, October 28, 2019 -11:59pm at: www.mankatomn.gov/jobs
Contact Person:  Diane Biedscheid, Human Resources, at dianeb@mankatomn.gov  or (507) 387-8664

City of Red Wing - Field & Laboratory Technician
Starting hourly wage is $24.84

General Duties:
The individual will provide responsible and professional field, laboratory and office technical support for the city analytical laboratory, storm water management program, fats, oils and grease reduction program and other Utility Division Programs as directed.
Minimum Requirements:
The job requires graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and an Associateís Degree in Environmental Science, Watershed Management or similar degree program. A minimum of 2 yearsí experience in similar position that includes laboratory analyses, storm water program management or fats, oils and grease control compliance monitoring can substitute for the Associateís Degree. Must possess a valid Minnesota Class D driverís license or equivalent.
Questions? Contact 651-385-3698.Visit website for more details: https://www.red-wing.org/Jobs.aspx. Mail application or stop by City Hall, 315 West 4th Street, Red Wing, MN. Friday, October 18, 2019 430pm


Department of Public Works
Position Opening
Maintenance Superintendent
The City of Saint Peter, Minnesota, is currently accepting applications for the position of:  Maintenance Superintendent in the Department of Public Works.
Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma and associates degree in construction, construction management, Public Works operations or equivalent, five yearís experience in a related field may be substituted for post-secondary education; possession of a valid driverís license; demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel software.
Desirable qualifications include more than five years of experience in construction, construction management, and/or Public Works operations; demonstrated personnel supervision experience of greater than one year; demonstrated experience in assisting in preparation of budgets and monitoring expenditures; demonstrated knowledge of approved methods, materials, and tools used in the construction, maintenance, and cleaning of streets, other public right-of-ways, parks, structures, and recreational facilities; knowledge of municipal forestry operations; knowledge of environmental services operation; knowledge of heavy and light equipment operations; knowledge of operating characteristics and servicing of equipment; knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operations; knowledge of applicable regulatory codes and laws related to Public Works departmental operations; demonstrated ability to read and interpret engineering and landscaping plans and specifications; demonstrated knowledge of pavement management and planning practices; demonstrated knowledge of parks and forestry operations; demonstrated knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety policy; knowledge of Federal and State vehicle operation regulations.
NOTICE:  The successful candidate must complete and pass a pre-employment physical and drug test and is subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing required by federal regulations.
Starting pay range $$71,074 - $$75,483 per year.  Applicants are required to complete a City of Saint Peter application form available in the City Administratorís Office, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082-2538 or by calling (507) 934-0663.  Completed applications must be received by the City Administratorís Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.  Faxed, e-mailed, and/or late applications will not be accepted.  Interviews will be conducted Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
We are an A/A E.E.O. Employer

The City of Cannon Falls is seeking applicants for the position of Maintenance Operator II.  Primary duties include participating in the daily operations of the Wastewater Utility Division, conducting line locates, generating paperwork and reports as required, and assisting with maintaining ballfields and parks.  Minimum qualifications include: high school diploma or GED; considerable experience in plumbing or construction, or equivalent combination of education and experience; MN Class D Water License within 18 months of hire; MN Class D Wastewater License within 2 years of hire and valid commercial driverís license with air brakes endorsement.  Certified Pool Operator License desired.  Pay range $21.98 to $27.85 per hour depending upon qualifications.  Additional compensation as follows:  Pool Operator License - $25.00 per month, Class D Water License - $51.37 per month, Class D Wastewater License - $51.37 per month.  Applications are available at City Hall, 918 River Road, Cannon Falls, MN 55009; on the Cityís web site at www.cannonfallsmn.gov ; or by calling (507)263-9300.  Candidates must file an application no later than 4:30 p.m., October 14, 2019.  Resumes may accompany application but will not be accepted in lieu of completed application. The City of Cannon Falls is an AA/EEO Employer.

Public Works Director: City of Crosby, Minnesota
2020 Proposed Salary Range: $59,322 to $77,126
Population: 2,360
Community Information:
Crosby - where small town friendliness and service are a tradition! Built around Serpent Lake in the heart of Cuyuna Country, the Crosby area offers dozens of beautiful natural lakes, hunting and fishing, bike trails, and an iconic Main Street. Join the City of Crosby as its newly appointed Public Works Director to oversee the upkeep of its streets, parks, cemetery, and public utilities.  Visit https://www.cityofcrosby.com/ for more information about this community and its many amenities.    
General Duties:
The Public Works Director is responsible for the coordination and administration of all utilities and public works functions including planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the operation of the wastewater collection and disposal systems, water production and distribution systems, streets, parks, cemetery, and all City owned buildings.  The newly appointed Public Works Director will work collaboratively with the City Engineer to update its inventory of street and alleyways for the Capital Plan and oversee two road and utility improvement projects in 2020.  In 2021, the City of Crosby will work in conjunction with MnDOT to replace Highway 210/Main Street.  
The full job description can be viewed at https://www.ddahumanresources.com/active-searches.
Associate degree or equivalent training at a technical or vocational school with a focus on engineering, water and wastewater systems, construction, and maintenance or repair, five years of progressively responsible public works maintenance experience, and three years of supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred qualifications include a bachelorís degree or technical training in related field and seven years progressively responsible related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
If you have what it takes to be a strong leader who is conscientious, committed, and an effective communicator, go to https://daviddrown.hiringplatform.com/32637-crosby-public-works-director/86103-application-form/en, and complete the application process by October 20, 2019.
Please direct questions to Liza Donabauer at liza@daviddrown.com or 612-920-3320 x111.

The City of Baxter is part of the Baxter/Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area that has a population of over 91,000.  Baxter, a regional center located in the heart of the central lakes area of Minnesota, is seeking applicants for the position of Street and Utilities Supervisor.  The primary objective of the position is to perform supervisory and skilled operation and maintenance of streets, water, sanitary sewer, storm water and related facilities in accordance with approved department plans, policies, programs, and applicable laws.
Required qualifications are Class C Water License and four years of experience in a Class C or higher class water facility; Class SC Wastewater Collection System License and four years of experience in a Class SC wastewater facility; valid Minnesota Class A CDL driverís license; Minnesota State special boilers license or ability to obtain within (6) months of hire; seven years of experience in public works maintenance, including street maintenance; Supervisory experience; and High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
The expected starting salary range is $ 66,882.67 to $ 84,724.97 with a competitive benefit package.  A complete job description and application may be obtained on the Cityís website at www.baxtermn.gov or call (218) 454-5108.  Please submit an application, resume, and letter of interest.  Position open until filled.

Maintenance Technician

The Pine River Area Sanitary District is seeking a part-time Maintenance Technician.

Responsibilities include building maintenance, repair, and grounds keeping of City streets and parks.  Work involves operation of light equipment and hand tools as well as performance of manual tasks on water/wastewater systems.  Minimum qualifications: High School graduate, mechanical/construction background or ability. This position will be 20 hours per week with some fluctuation depending on seasonal workload.  Most of the work will take place in the City of Backus.  Normal working hours will be 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Monday through Friday. Emergency situations may require before or after hours work as well.  Starting pay for this position will be $15.00/hour plus benefits.  For an application and job description, email Andy Schwartz at andy.prasd@gmail.com or call the PRASD office at 218-587-2924.

WANTED:   FULL-TIME MAINTENANCE WORKER for the City of Argyle.  Equipment operator preferred.  Must have a valid driverís license  Must be able to attain water/sewer licensing and gas certification.  Interested persons can pick up an application at the Argyle City Office, 701 Pacific Avenue, Argyle, MN or call 218-437-6621 or email argyle@wiktel.com.  Must pass pre-employment drug test. Position open until filled.

City of Northfield

Wastewater Plant Operator I

The City of Northfield is recruiting for a full-time Wastewater Plant Operator I. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of preventive and emergency maintenance tasks for the Wastewater Division, and performing other duties as assigned for the Wastewater Division and other City departments.

Regular 40 hours per week. Position will require flexibility in future scheduling to include any hours at the employer's discretion for appropriate coverage and efficiency. Must work overtime as assigned; may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, including holidays for emergency situations. Timely reporting to work with a minimum of absences.

Employment Application
Wastewater Operator I Job Description

MAINTENANCE WORKER- Full Time with the City of Remer

Salary:                  Pay based on Qualifications
Job:                     General Description of Position, Supervises and maintains all maintenance and public works for the City.

Minimum qualifications:
                                High school diploma or equivalent
                                Class B commercial driverís license
                                Ability to obtain Class D wastewater and water certification.
                                To view complete job description and to apply please visit the City of Remer website at http://www.cityofremer.com or City Hall 106 Spruce Street NW, Remer, MN  56672. Phone 218-566-4156.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The City of Red Lake Falls has an opening for a full-time position in the public works department.
Applicants must have a valid MN driverís license and be able to obtain a Class B CDL License with airbrake endorsement.  Applicant is required to have working knowledge of building and equipment maintenance, working ability to operate snow plow, heavy equipment, ability to detect and respond to problems, ability to understand and apply rules and regulation that pertain to municipal public works operations and have or be able to obtain Class C water and Class D wastewater license.
Position involves working with wastewater and water utilities and other public works duties.  Pay dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Full job description available upon request.
To apply, contact the City of Red Lake Falls, PO Box 37, Red Lake Falls, MN  56750 or 218-253-2684 for an application.
Position is open until filled.

Public Works/Maintenance Worker

The City of Watson is currently accepting applications for a full-time maintenance worker.  Responsibilities include, but are not exclusive to maintenance of parks and city property, streets, buildings, storm sewers, assist with water and wastewater facilities and infrastructure. Duties include maintenance of light and heavy equipment.  Strong mechanical ability required.  Must be able to lift 75 pounds plus.  Minimum requirements include a high school diploma, a valid driverís license, and basic computer skills.  Municipal experience and a Class B Commercial Driverís License are a plus, but not required.
A drug test and a background check will be required before hiring.
This is a 32-40 hour per week position with on-call duties required.  Hourly wages are dependent upon qualifications.  Applications may be obtained in person from the City Clerk at 513 Co. Rd. 9, Watson, MN, or from the city web-site www.cityofwatson.com.  Return Applications to City of Watson, PO Box 7, Watson, MN 56295 or email to cityofwatson@farmerstel.net. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Milford (Iowa) Municipal Utilities-Water Superintendent

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.

                High School diploma
                Iowa Grade 3 treatment/ Grade 2 distribution license or higher.
Interested candidates please submit resume and cover letter to General Manager Eric Stoll at estoll@milford.ia.us. For additional information feel free to call Eric Stoll 712-338-2401. Position will be open until filled. EOE

The City of Williston, ND has an opening for the following position: WATER PLANT OPERATOR

Summary: Performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the moderately complex operation, monitoring, and minor servicing of equipment and chemical treatment analysis in a water treatment plant.

Click here for postiion description and details.



Title: Wastewater Plant Manager II
Location: Worthington, MN
Contact Information:
Ally Haro -Corporate Recruiter
The facility is a 2 MGD Anaerobic Lagoons with Activated Sludge Industrial WWTF. The plant receives nearly 100% of its loading from JBS (meat packing industry).
Job Summary:
Plans, organizes and manages the daily operation, maintenance and testing of large/complex water and/or wastewater systems, public works and or multi-sites. Assures its compliance with established environmental, safety, operating, and emergency response procedures. Maintains ongoing client interface to keep client informed and enhance client relations.
●     High school diploma or GED required.
●     Must have Minnesota Class A Wastewater License or the ability to obtain the license within 6 to 12 months.
●     The position requires candidates that have a strong mechanical aptitude and willingness to get his/her ďhands dirtyĒ to keep the plant in operation.
●     Ability to communicate with both the City Engineer and the JBS management and operations staff on a frequent basis.
●     At least three (3) years progressive management experience within a water /wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection. Supervisory experience of 5 or more employees is highly desirable. Internal management experience preferred.
●     Lab experience for permit testing requirements.
●     Thorough knowledge of Process/Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental and Facilities/Capital Equipment Management with expertise in more than one area of general knowledge requirements.
●     Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.
●     Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex process problems and manage remedial action.
●     Demonstrated knowledge of budget preparation and cost control and have the ability to forecast budget, staffing and equipment needs.
●     Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database software and the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate, manage budget and to streamline processes and increase efficiency.
●     Familiarity with maintenance, operation, regulatory reporting and cost estimating software.
●     Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).
●     Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Companyís Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.
●     Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
●     Valid Driverís license and safe driving record.
**Local candidates preferred, but open to non-local applicants.

Veolia is the largest sustainable environmental solutions organization globally. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, we specialize in water, waste and energy management
Water Operator
Full time
$20 - 23/hr DOE
Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k, Vacation
MN Grade D License required. Grade C preferred or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment
Job Duties:
Operates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.
Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Six months to two years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water treatment.
Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.
Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.
Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
Must possess a valid driverís license and a safe driving record. 
Pleas forward resumes to tracey.anderson@veolia.com

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