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Current Job Notices:

City of Menahga - Public Works Laborer

Moorhead Public Service (MPS) - Water Field Technician

City of Dassel - Public Works Director

City of Mankato - Water Plant Operator Technician A

City of Cambridge - Water & Wastewater Operator

Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water - Water System Operator

City of Marble/Calumet - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Glyndon - Public Works Personnel

AMERICAN Flow Control - Sales Representative (Central Area) Territory MN & WI

City of Medford - Public Works Supervisor

City of Northome - Public Works Personnel.

Veolia - Water Operator, Albertville, MN

The City of Menahga, MN (2017 pop. est. 1341) is seeking a Full-time Public Works Laborer. Under general supervision, perform maintenance and repair of the Cityís water and wastewater systems. This position will perform weekend checks on the water and wastewater systems. As the need arises, the position will help with campground and beach bathroom cleaning and assist with street duties assigned by the Public Works Director. Starting Salary Range: $31,428 to $41,974 plus excellent benefits package.

The City of Menahga will be accepting applications until 4:00 p.m., December 7th at 115 2nd St. NE, P.O. Box C, Menahga, MN 56464; fax (218)564-4612; e-mail fthelin@cityofmenahga.com. Application, job notice, job description available on City of Menahga website: www.cityofmenahga.com or by calling City Hall at (218)564-4557.

Water Field Technician
Moorhead Public Service (MPS) is accepting applications for a Water Field Technician. Under general supervision, this position performs field project management, including the determination, maintenance, and tracking of water utility related information; assists with construction management projects; coordinates and conducts watermain testing; assists in development of GIS; and serves as primary liaison for asset management activities.   
Minimum qualifications include an associateís degree in civil engineering technology, construction management, GIS, engineering (civil, electrical, or mechanical), or other related degree, and one year of related experience.
Desired qualifications include three years of related experience.
The current wage range is $16.45 to $27.41 per hour. Benefits include pension (Minnesota Public Employee Retirement Association), health insurance, and generous vacation and sick leave.
Application form and job description are available at http://www.mpsutility.com/employment; at the MPS Business Office (Moorhead City Hall, Second Floor); or by calling 218.477.8000, Option 4.
Applicants MUST complete an MPS Application for Employment to be considered for employment with MPS. EOE.
Closing Date: Friday, December 7, 2018.


The City of Dassel is accepting applications for a working Director of Public Works. This is a full time salaried position with excellent benefits. The position is responsible for the operation of the City's Public Works Department including all infrastructure (roads, street lights, drainage systems, sewer and water) and facilities (including parks and public buildings). Duties will also include budget, staff supervision, working with city engineers and project management. The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate strong leadership skills, the ability to manage multiple projects, strong computer skills, and be an excellent communicator.  Licenses required: Wastewater Operator Ė Class B; Water Operator Ė Class C; MN Driverís License Ė Class B.
Pay range $49,940 to $66,726, plus benefits.  City application, cover letter and resume required.  A copy of the job description and application are available on the city website www.dassel.com or you may contact the City Clerk at 320.275.2454 or by email, terri.boese@dassel.com. Submit completed application packet to:  City of Dassel, PO Box 391, Dassel, MN 55325, by noon Wednesday, December 5, 2018EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

City of Mankato

Job Title: Water Plant Operator Technician A
Closing Date/Time:   Tue. 11/27/18 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $18.89 - $27.59 Hourly | $39,287.04 - $57,380.96 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Water Treatment Plant - 730 Mound Avenue, Mankato, Minnesota
Department: Public Utilities

Under supervision, of the Superintendent of the Water Treatment Plant, performs semi-skilled work as required for the efficient operation, maintenance, and housekeeping of the water treatment plant, wells, reservoirs, lift stations, and related components.  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.

∑         Controls the proper treatment and pumping rates, and performs standard chemical and bacteriological tests of water.
∑         Makes periodic rounds of the plant, checking charts, equipment, and meters.
∑         Makes equipment adjustments on various components.
∑         Regulates electric motors, adjusts equipment and pumps for proper water flow and pumpage.
∑         Performs standard and chemical tests to ascertain water hardness, magnesium, turbidity, chlorine residual, phosphate, fluoride, biochemical oxygen demand, dissolved
          oxygen, suspended solids, volatile solids, volatile acids, bacteria, and related testing.
∑         Adjusts chemical feed rates and solid return rate for treatment processes under direction of the Foreperson of Water Treatment.
∑         Performs all housekeeping duties that are required.
∑         Designated "Relief Operators" perform the duties of a maintenance electrician after training and under general supervision of the City's master electrician.
∑         Performs physical/mental demands of the work environment requirements for this position.
∑         Attendance during regularly scheduled work hours and outside regular hours as necessary.
∑         Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and citizen customers.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:Performs other related functions as assigned or apparent.

Must possess a high school diploma or GED, and successful completion of a technical college water/wastewater operators program or completion within sixty (60) days of application date; OR hold a valid Minnesota Class D Water Supply System Operator certification or have the ability to obtain one within one hundred twenty (120) days of employment.  Must obtain a Class "B" Water Supply System Operator certification within one (1) year of first eligibility.

∑         Experience working with lime softening and membranes.
∑         2 years of wastewater plant operational experience
∑         Associates Applied Science degree in water and/or wastewater.
∑         Bachelors degree in biology, chemistry, or environmental science
∑         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 and a tanker endorsement  within ninety
          (90) days of employment.
∑         Must possess a Special Engineer Boiler Operators license or obtain one within six (6) months of employment.
∑         Employees designated as "Relief Operators," must register with the Department of Labor and Industry as an unlicensed maintenance electrician.
∑         Satisfactory completion of background examination, physical examination, and drug testing.
∑         Ability to pass medical standards for respirator, and ability to wear while performing work duties.
∑         Must be available for emergency overtime.
∑         Must comply with organizational and departmental policies.
∑         Must comply with data practices policies and standards relative to not public data. Any access to not public data should be strictly limited to accessing the data that are
          necessary to fulfill the employment responsibility. While data are being accessed, incumbent should take reasonable measures to ensure the not public data are not
          accessed by individuals without a work reason. Once the work reason to access the data is reasonably finished the not public data must be properly stored according to
          city policy and the Minnesota Statutes. Must comply with organizational and departmental policies.

Hours and days of work for this position will vary depending on scheduled shift.  The Water Plant facility operates 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

Application instructions at-  https://www.mankatomn.gov/city-services-a-z/city-services-a-m/employment


The City of Cambridge is seeking applicants for a full-time Water & Wastewater Operator.  Responsibilities include the efficient operation and maintenance of our extended aeration wastewater treatment plant and an iron, manganese, and radium removal water treatment plant. Operators ensure these systems meet our permit requirements. The position also works on the collection, distribution and radio read water meter systems. The position is straight days with a rotating on-call schedule to cover the weekends and emergency needs.
Minimum qualifications are:
A high school diploma or (GED),
A current Minnesota Class D Water Operators License, and
Minnesota Class D Wastewater Operators License prior to starting
Valid Class D driverís license.
Applicants must possess or be able to obtain a Class B commercial driverís license within six months of the hire date. 
Starting salary range is $21.19 to $23.76 per hour depending upon qualifications. Excellent health insurance, benefit package, and working environment. Applicants must complete a city application form. Application materials are available online at www.ci.cambridge.mn.us or at Cambridge City Hall, 300 3rd Ave. NE, Cambridge, Minnesota. Deadline for completed applications is 12:00 pm on December 3, 2018.   

Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water - Water System Operator
Service oriented self-starter to work with LPRW management and staff to operate and maintain all aspects of a rural water system.  Primary duties include installation and repair of water lines and services, working with contractors and customers to maintain reliable service and operation of the water system. Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and the public and must have basic mechanical and construction equipment operator skills.  Computer literacy is required.  Position requires high school education and the ability to obtain a commercial driverís license within one year.  Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water System supplies water to over 4,600 rural customers and 36 communities in 10 southwest Minnesota counties. The primary work area will be Nobles and Jackson Counties.

LPRW offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.  A complete job description is available upon request.  Submit resume by November 26th, 2018 to:  Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water, ATTN: Jodi Greer, 415 E Benton St., PO Box 188, Lake Benton, MN 56149.  Phone: (507) 368-4248; Fax: (507) 368-4573; Email: lprwetech@itctel.com
Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The City of Glyndon is seeking to fill the position of Public Works Personnel.  Requires high school diploma or equivalent, MN Driverís license with a clean driving record.  Need to possess or be able to obtain MN Class D water and wastewater certification within 18 months of employment. Responsibilities include; operation and maintenance of the cityís water and wastewater systems, maintaining parks, mowing, snow removal, maintaining city equipment, buildings, streets, alleys and any other tasks assigned by the Supt. of Public Works.  Should possess good public relation skills, have a flexible schedule and be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed. Will be in an ON-CALL rotation for evenings and weekends. Starting wage will be $18.00 per hour/40 hours per week minimum, plus benefits.  An application can be found on the Cityís website http://glyndonmn.com or at City Hall, 36 3rd St SE Glyndon MN.  Open until filled.

AMERICAN Flow Control - Sales Representative (Central Area) Territory MN & WI

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The City of Medford is hiring a full-time Public Works Supervisor.  This great career opportunity requires communicating and coordinating with staff and outside agencies, supervising full and part time employees, responsive customer service; and includes managing and implementing maintenance and operation of streets, parks, trails, facilities, vehicles, equipment, and wastewater, water, and storm sewer infrastructure.   The position performs administrative, technical, and professional work. Salary is $52,936-$73,757, DOQ.
Minnesota Class D Water and Class D Wastewater licenses (Class C licenses or higher preferred), have the ability to obtain a CPO license; valid driverís license with the ability to obtain a Class B driverís license with air brake endorsement within six months.
Applications available at www.medfordminnesota.com or City Hall.  To apply, submit an application and resume.  Mail application materials to City of Medford, Attn: City Administrator, 408 2nd Ave SE, Medford, MN 55049, or email materials to medford@medfordminnesota.com
Deadline: Open until filled


The City of Northome is seeking to fill the position of Public Works Personnel. This position is exempt from overtime and full time with 40 hours per week. The minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma or equivalent. A Class "C" Water Operator's license, a Class "D" Wastewater Operator's license, and a valid Class "B" Minnesota driver's license are required. Water and Wastewater licensing must be obtained within 18 months of employment. Responsibilities of this position include the operation and maintenance of the municipal water and wastewater systems, snow removal, maintaining streets and parks, operation and maintenance of city vehicles  and all other related equipment, and any other duties assigned by the city council. Must possess good public relations skills. Must have a flexible schedule and be willing  to work some evenings and weekends. For a full job description and application packet call the Northome City Clerk's Office at (218) 897-5762. Mail  to Northome City Clerk's Office, PO Box 65, Northome, MN 56628, fax to (218) 897-4002 or deliver in person to 12068 Main Street, Northome, MN 56661

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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