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Current Job Notices:

City of Annandale - full-time public works employee

Rich Prairie Sewer and Water District Water / Wastewater Operator

Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water - Water System Maintenance Technician 

City of St. Francis - FT Water/Wastewater System Operations Specialist

City of Red Wing - Apprentice Assistant Operator to Operator position

Woodhill Country Club - Irrigation and Equipment Tech

City of Marble/Calumet - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Glyndon - Public Works Personnel

City of Medford - Public Works Supervisor

City of Northome - Public Works Personnel.

Veolia - Water Operator, Albertville, MN

Job Posting - Public works
The City of Annandale is accepting applications for a full-time public works employee.  Duties include the operation of heavy equipment, maintenance of streets, parks and facilities, including the city water, wastewater and storm sewer systems.  Must possess a valid Minnesota Class B driverís license with air brakes, a Class A commercial driverís license would be desirable.  A Class D water and wastewater certificate is desirable or able to obtain within a reasonable time.  Salary range is $17.33-$25.63 depending on qualifications.  Application packets are available on-line at www.annandale.mn.us. Questions can be directed to Public Works Director, Joe Haller at (320) 274-8520.  Applications must be received by 12:00 p.m., February 4, 2019.

Date of Posting:         January 9, 2019                                               Posting Expires:  As soon as filled
Job Title:                   Water / Wastewater Operator                          
Reports To:                Water / Wastewater Superintendent    
Shift:                         Days - 40 hours / week
Rich Prairie Sewer and Water District Water / Wastewater Operator is responsible for the assisting the Superintendent with routine maintenance of water and wastewater systems.   
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Responsibilities listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability needed to effectively execute this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
∑         Assist with monthly meter readings.
∑         Under the direction of the Superintendent, perform general maintenance on buildings, lift stations and collection pond sites. 
∑         Completes daily paperwork, to include running reports for pumps and lift stations and troubleshooting any variance found in the reports. 
∑         Maintain detailed record of any complaints received. 
∑         Communicates to Superintendent any system problems in a timely manner. 
∑         Handles all customer requests, concerns, or problems in a prompt and courteous manner.
∑         Assist with inventory of chemicals and necessary supplies
∑         Responsible for maintaining a consistent, regular attendance record.
∑         On call every other weekend
∑         Other duties as assigned.
∑         High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
∑         Working knowledge of Class D Wastewater and Class C Water Operations preferred.
∑         Must hold a valid Class D Minnesota Drivers license with a good driving record. 
∑         Must be proficient with computers, specifically Windows based applications
∑         20-minute response time is preferred
∑         Must be able to pass company pre-employment Drug and Alcohol test.
∑         Ability to communicate and work with RPSWD Board of Directors, on critical matters
While performing the duties of this job, the Water / Wastewater Operator is regularly required to:
∑         Talk and hear;
∑         See and adjust focus to include close, distance, depth, and peripheral vision;
∑         Stand, walk, run, sit, balance, stoop, kneel, climb, crouch, and/or crawl;
∑         Handle objects, tools, and controls; reach with arms and hands.
∑         Lift and/or move objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
∑         Must be able to effectively communicate in writing and in one-on-one and small group situations.
∑         Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, percentages, common fractions, and decimals, and work with mathematical concepts.
∑         Must be able to apply common sense understanding to a variety of situations, in order to collect data, analyze facts, and determine appropriate response.
∑         Starting salary range of $17.00-$20.00 an hour, with opportunity for growth based on annual performance.
∑         Benefits include:  participation in PERA retirement plan, paid vacation, paid sick days, paid holidays, medical insurance stipend, provided uniforms & personal protection equipment. 
To apply for position, please send resume and cover letter to:
Robert M. Gruber
Water / Wastewater Superintendent
Rich Prairie Sewer and Water District
PO Box 280
Pierz, MN 56364
Or electronically via Email @ bob@rpswd.com

Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water - Water System Maintenance Technician
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 the maintenance of equipment, facilities, controls and subsystems of the LPRW systems; as well as performing all operator tasks throughout the system.  Must be able to communicate effectively with staff and the public.  Desire someone with strong mechanical and construction equipment skills and aptitude, as well as electronic/electrical knowledge.  Computer literacy is required.  Position requires minimum high school education, and experience or education in mechanical/electrical/electronic background.  Must have 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.

LPRW offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.  A complete job description is available upon request.  Submit resume by January 11th, 2019 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 St. Francis is accepting applications for a FT Water/Wastewater System Operations Specialist. The position will perform preventative and general maintenance, technical and basic operations of the Cityís Water and Wastewater Systems. This position requires a standard High School diploma or equivalent, completion of an accredited Vocational Training Program in water and wastewater operations or equivalent, or one year maintenance experience with a wastewater plant/collection system and water
plant/distribution system. This position requires a Minnesota Class D Water License, Class D Wastewater License and Class B CDL with Tanker endorsement or ability to obtain within 6 months. Job description and application available on our website at www.stfrancismn.org. Completed City Application will be accepted until 4:00 pm, Thursday, January 17, 2019 at City Hall or mailed to 23340 Cree Street NW; St. Francis, MN 55070. Salary range is $24.25 to $30.32 per hour.

Check out this link for more details:  http://stfrancismn.org/job-opportunities/

Full-time Apprentice Assistant Operator to Operator
The City of Red Wing is hiring for a full-time opportunity as an Apprentice Assistant Operator to Operator position. The intent is in the entry level, work toward higher-level positions upon gaining the necessary experience and operator licenses.  All levels of qualifications will be considered for this position.
This position will assist with operation and maintenance of utility infrastructure (water treatment facilities, booster stations, wells, and reservoirs; wastewater treatment plants and lift stations; water distribution and sewage collection systems).
For more information on this employment, opportunities and application visit the cityís website.
Submit materials via email human.resources@ci.red-wing.mn.us
                or mail to
City Hall of Red Wing, Human Resources
315 West 4th Street
Red Wing, MN 55066
Deadline: Open until filled

Woodhill Country Club is accepting applications for the position of Irrigation and Equipment Tech.  This is a full-time, year-round position. 
Woodhill is an 18-hole private golf course designed by Donald Ross.  We are an Audubon International Certified golf course with maintenance practices that encourage sustainability, utilize products that enhance plant defense mechanisms, and manage environmentally progressive water and nutrient programs.  Woodhill has a triple row irrigation system, single head control with Toro Network LTC Plus satellites and SitePro Central computer control.  Woodhill also utilizes TDR moisture sensors and has two weather stations.
Duties Include:
∑         Managing all aspects of irrigation repairs, replacements and updates
∑         Manage two well houses and monitor the variable frequency drives
∑         Assist mechanic with equipment maintenance
∑         Help monitor drinking water chlorination system
∑         Assist Senior Assistant with golf course maintenance practices
∑         Assist with winter sports operation
Compensation: $17 to $20 per hour DOE
Benefits:  Health insurance coverage, paid PTO, life insurance, 401K, educational seminars, uniforms, meals, and golfing privileges.
Licensing Requirements:
Currently have or able to obtain within 6 months
Minnesota Class D Water Operators License
Minnesota Pesticide Applicator License 
Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience Requirements: At least 2 yearsí experience working on a golf course, landscape irrigation crew or sports field staff.  Knowledge of gas and diesel engines, hydraulics, and preventative maintenance a plus.
Application deadline: Open until filled. Please send resume and cover letter to: Rick Fredericksen, CGCS, Golf Course Superintendent, R_fredericksen@msn.com Woodhill Country Club, 200 Woodhill Road, Wayzata, MN 55391

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.

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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