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Current Job Notices:

City of Blackduck - Public Works Supervisor

City of Albert Lea- Wastewater Operator

Dover Eyota St. Charles Area Sanitary District - full-time operator

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency job posting - Wastewater Training Specialist

City of Two Harbors -  Water/Wastewater Operations Specialist

City of Upsala -  Water and Wastewater Operator/Maintenance Worker

City of Pine City - Public Works 2--General Maintenance Worker 

City of Woodbury - Utilities - Public Service Worker

City of Menahga - Full-time Public Works Laborer

City of Menahga - Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer

Sauk Centre Public Utilities Commission - Water/Wastewater Operator

City of Plainview - Public WOrks Director

City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works - Wastewater Operator

City of Holdingford - Deputy Clerk-Treasurer

PeopleService - Class A Wastewater Operator – Lewiston, MN & Class C Water/D Wastewater Operator – Fulda, MN

City of Red Wing - Apprentice Assistant Operator to Operator position

City of Marble/Calumet - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Medford - Public Works Supervisor

City of Northome - Public Works Personnel.

Veolia - Water Operator, Albertville, MN


The City of Blackduck is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Supervisor. Preferred qualifications include experience with water and waste water equipment; the ability to be licensed within 3 years or less with a Class “C” Water Operator and a Class “D” Waste Water Plant Operator; previous supervisory or management skills and familiar with budgeting. 

This is a full-time union benefited position.

To be considered submit an application, resume and cover letter to: City of Blackduck, P.O. Box 380, Blackduck, MN 56630 or bring it the Blackduck City Hall, 8 Summit Ave. E, Blackduck, MN 56630. 

Application deadline will close April 30, 2019.  Applications and job description available at www.blackduckmn.com

Wastewater Operator
The City of Albert Lea is accepting applications for a Wastewater Operator.   Operators perform daily inspections of a class A wastewater treatment plant to ensure all systems are operating properly, test wastewater and perform required maintenance work.  Desired qualifications include one year of mechanical or operations experience working in a wastewater treatment plant with a Class D Wastewater License and a MN Class B Driver’s License

The salary range for this position is $20.24 to $26.33 per hour D.O.Q.

If you would like additional information on this position, please call Rick Ashling, WWTP Superintendent at 373-9159.   Applications are available at City Hall or www.cityofalbertlea.org Please send application and resume to City of Albert Lea, Human Resources, and 221 E. Clark St., Albert Lea MN 56007 by April 26, 2019. 
Equal Opportunity Employer

The Dover Eyota St. Charles Area Sanitary District has an entry level opening for a full-time operator.  The position will perform maintenance work in all areas of sewer plant operations including pump repair and overhaul, valve repairs, wastewater treatment system repairs, building and infrastructure maintenance, basic electrical work, and operating light to heavy equipment, including snow plowing, lawn mowing and sludge application. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and a commitment to pursue Wastewater Collections Operator licensure. Related experience and technical training in maintenance and electrical operations preferred. Primarily dayshift hours with rotating weekends and ability to respond to emergency calls. Pay range is $18.00-$22.62.  Applications and complete job description may be obtained at the DESCASD Plant, 303 N. Richland Ave. in St. Charles, MN, by calling (507) 932-4171 or email to district@hbcsc.net. Applications must be received by 11:00 AM on Monday, April 8, 2019.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency job posting -

State Program Administrator Senior (Environmental Education)

Working Title: Wastewater Training Specialist

Job ID 31144

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers; and interest bidders (in the same agency/seniority unit and same job class and option). Eligible bidders should apply through self-service and email suzette.henry@state.mn.us  by 03/20/2019.

Date Posted: 03/14/2019
Closing Date: 04/03/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency-MAPE Division/Unit: Municipal Division/Certification & Training Unit
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift/Full-Time
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Location: St. Paul
Travel Required: Yes – Approx. 25%
Salary Range: $22.92 - $33.62/hourly; $47,857 - $70,199/annually
Job Class Option: Training
Classified Status: Classified
Position Number: 00197950
Supervisor: Nick Haig
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MAPE
FLSA: Non-exempt

Get full job posting here.

Notice of Job Opening -

The City of Two Harbors is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water/Wastewater Operations Specialist. Under the general direction of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent, or the Lead Operators in his/her absence, and occasionally the Water, Sewer and Gas Superintendent, the Water/Wastewater Operations Specialist performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of the water and wastewater treatment facilities and distribution and collection systems. Minimum qualifications include: (A) Graduation from high school education or GED equivalent, and, supplemented by college certificates or diplomas in water/wastewater treatment, mechanic or millwright, plumbing, SCADA technology or electrical maintenance, or any other trade determined acceptable by the hiring authority, with internships and/or verifiable job experience of one year, or (B) Three years of verifiable job experience working in a water/wastewater treatment plant, SCADA technology, millwright, plumbing, or other trade determined acceptable by the hiring authority, AND (C) Valid Minnesota Class D drivers license with the ability to obtain Class B CDL by the end of their probationary period. Desired Minimum Qualifications include: (A) Licensure as a Class C Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator or higher. (B) Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

Applications and a position description, which includes a list of duties and responsibilities, necessary knowledge, skills and abilities are available at City Hall, or online at www.twoharborsmn.gov. Wages start at $24.35/hr. plus additional compensation for licensing and stand-by, in accordance with the 2017 – 2019 Working Agreement between the City of Two Harbors and IBEW, Local No. 31. Applicants should submit a City application and resume by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019 to: City of Two Harbors, 522 First Avenue, Two Harbors, MN 55616. Telephone: (218) 834-5631.

Dated: March 18, 2019

The City of Upsala has an opening for a full-time Water and Wastewater Operator/Maintenance Worker position to perform a variety of un-skilled to skilled technical work, maintenance and operations duties to the water and wastewater systems and perform routine to skilled maintenance work with city streets, alleys, vehicles, equipment, buildings and grounds and other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent, valid Class B CDL or obtain within 60 days of hire. Must have general knowledge of hydraulic, chemical and mechanical principles pertinent to water treatment plant operations, general knowledge of water and wastewater operating characteristics and maintenance of water and wastewater systems, hold a Class C Water and Class D Wastewater license within 3 years of hire and must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control. Position requires responding to emergencies after hours and on weekends and holidays.

Applications are available at the Upsala City Hall and on the City website, www.cityofupsala.com. Please submit a cover letter and resume along with the completed application to Upsala City Hall by April 10, 2019  3PM, 105 South Main Street Suite 2, P.O. Box 159, Upsala, MN 56384, phone 320-573-4950.

The City of Pine City is seeking applicants for the position of Public Works 2--General Maintenance Worker.
Required qualification is:
Ø Class B Commercial Driver’s License with an air brake endorsement. 
Minimum qualifications are:
Ø High School diploma or equivalent. 
Ø Minimum of two years of Public Works or Construction experience is desirable.
Ø Ability to stand, bend, crouch, and stoop repetitively for long periods of time. 
Ø Ability to lift, carry and handle equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. on a repetitive basis and up to 80 lbs. occasionally.
Ø Ability to read, hear and speak English. 
Ø Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions.
Beginning salary is $16.12 per hour plus a full benefit package. After the six month probationary period the wages would go to $16.57 per hour. Applications are required and can be obtained at City Hall, 315 Main Street S, Suite 100, Pine City, or by calling 320-629-2575. The application deadline is 4:00 pm on May 3, 2019.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

City of Woodbury:

Job Title:                         Utilities - Public Service Worker
Closing Date/Time:            Sunday, 4/7/2019 at 11:59 p.m.
Salary:                             Full Range is $22.43 - $32.57 per hour
Job Type:                        Full-Time
City Name:                       Woodbury

General Duties:
Responsibilities include completing tasks necessary to effectively and efficiently operate, provide and maintain a reliable and safe sanitary sewer and potable water systems and achieve Division Mission Critical/High Impact goals and deliverables while fostering a positive work environment.
Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent, a valid state driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and the ability to drive, a valid Class A commercial driver’s license including air brakes and tanker endorsements or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment, possession of a Class S-D, MN Pollution Control Agency Collection System Operator certificate and Class D, MN Department of Health Water Supply Operator certificate or ability to obtain within 18 months of employment.
On-line at https://www.woodburymn.gov/employment.  Contact Administration at 651-714-3523 (TDD: 651-714-3568) or hr@woodburymn.gov with questions.  To be considered for this position, a completed Woodbury application packet MUST BE RECEIVED by 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2019A drug free, EO, AA employer. 


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 City’s water and wastewater system. This position will perform weekend checks on the water and wastewater systems. As the need arises, the positon will help with campground and beach bathroom cleaning and assist with street duties assigned by the Public Works Director. Pay $17.80 per hour plus excellent benefits.

The City of Menahga will be accepting applications at 115 2nd St NE, PO Box C, Menahga, MN 56464; fax (218)564-4612; email menahgaws@wcta.net

Application, job notice, job description available on City of Menahga website. www.cityofmenahga.com or by calling city hall at (218)564-4557.


CITY OF MENAHGA - The City of Menahga, MN (2017 pop. est. 1341) is seeking an Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer. Under policy direction, serves as Chief Executive and Administrative Officer in the management of the City’s overall operations. Qualifications include a combination substantially equivalent to training in public administration or related fields and progressively responsible administrative experience in local government. Preferably a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field with a minimum of three years of administration experience, Banyon Data Systems Software experience and Municipal Clerk Certification. Current salary range: $49,379 to $65,436; excellent insurance package.

The City of Menahga will be accepting applications until 4:00 p.m., Monday, April 8, 2019 at 115 2nd St. NE, P.O. Box C, Menahga, MN 56464; fax (218)564-4612; e-mail cmenahga@wcta.net. Application, job notice, job description available on City of Menahga website: www.cityofmenahga.com or by calling City Hall at (218)564-4557.

The City of Menahga is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Water/Wastewater Operator
The Sauk Centre Public Utilities Commission is seeking a Water-Wastewater Operator. This is a full time position with benefits. Applicant must have a minimum of a Class “D” MDH Water license and a Class “D” MPCA Wastewater license. Have a minimum of two (2) years experience in the water and wastewater field or equivalent combination of education and experience and have a high school diploma or a general education degree (GED). This position will do the operation and maintenance of the SCPUC’s Water and Wastewater Utilities, including potable water system, wells, distribution system, wastewater collection system, Class A Wastewater Treatment Facility, Class C Water Treatment Facility, Laboratory, and SCADA System. This position will be included in the on-call rotation.
The salary will be determined upon qualifications.
For an informational packet and application form contact: Glenn Bauer, Water/Wastewater Supervisor or Debbie Boyer, General Manager at the office of the Sauk Centre Public Utilities Commission, 101 Main Street So, Sauk Centre MN 56378 or call 320-352-6538.  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 8, 2019 AT 4:30 P.M. AT THE OFFICE OF THE SCPUC.

Position Announcement
SALARY RANGE: $65,725 TO $82,156

General Duties: Performs long-range planning, budgeting, skilled maintenance and administrative work and is responsible for the supervision, coordination, and direction of all functions and operations of the Public Works Department.
The position profile is available at https://www.ddahumanresources.com/active-searches.

Minimum Qualifications: An 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, and five years of progressively responsible public works maintenance experience and three years of supervisory experience.

Apply: Visit https://daviddrown.hiringplatform.com/26974-plainview-public-works-director/70965-application-form/en, and complete the application process by April 11, 2019. Finalists will be selected on May 7, 2019, and final interviews will take place on May 28, 2019.

Please direct questions to Liza Donabauer at liza@daviddrown.com or 612-920-3320 x111.

Wastewater Operator - City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works. Minimum qualifications: high school diploma. Possession of a State of Minnesota Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Certificate or to obtain within one year of the date of employment with the City. Possession of Stae of Minnesota Type IV Biosolids Operator or to obtain within one year of the date of emplioyment with City. Possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class A driver's license with Air Brake Endorsement and Tanker Endorsement or ability to obtain within six months. Possession of an American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer or obtain within six months. Pay range $21.16 - $31.38/hour depending on certification. Must complete City application form from City Administrator's Office, 227 South Front Street of (507) 934-0663. Completed applications must be received by the City Administrator's office by 5:00pm on April 2, 2019. Faxed/emailed/late applications not accepted. Additional information? www.saintpetermn.gov/employment AA/EEO

Deputy Clerk-Treasurer - City of Holdingford 
Immediate opening for a full-time (35 hour/week) Deputy Clerk-Treasurer. Responsible to  help coordinate and direct city government operations and administration of all departments; handle requests and complaints for services; issue permits and licenses; maintain city website, zoning laws and ordinances; assist with utility billing, audit, annual budget, AP and AR; and provide administrative support for City Clerk-Treasurer.
Requires a college degree or similar years experience in public administration, community development, finance or related field.
Requires experience with computer systems, customer service and office organization.
-4-5 days/32-35 hours per week (full time status)
-PERA benefits, health, dental and life insurance
-Hourly wage starting at $19.13 DOQ
Full Job description and application available at www.holdingfordmn.us.
Please send cover letter, resume,  and job application electronically to Kathleen Murphy, Murphy Management Consultants at: kmurphymmc@msn.com by March 29, 2019. 
The City of Holdingford is an equal opportunity employer

Class A Wastewater Operator – Lewiston, MN – PeopleService, Inc.
Accepting applications for a Class A wastewater operator or ability to obtain within one year to work in an SBR treatment facility. Must possess a Type IV bio-solids certification and valid driver’s license with clean record. Required to live within a 10-30-minute response time of Lewiston, will work weekends and on-call based on a rotating schedule with surrounding locations.
We are offer a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus with half being paid out at time of hire and the last half upon attainment of a MN A wastewater certification or in six months, whichever is later.
Apply: Applications will be accepted until filled.  On-line application and more information can be found at http://www.peopleservice.com/work-with-us/apply/ or call HR toll-free at 877-774-4311 X3.  
Class C Water/D Wastewater Operator – Fulda, MN – PeopleService, Inc.
Seeking a MN Class C water with D wastewater operator or ability to obtain the water license within 6 months. Type IV bio-solids certification required. Must possess strong mechanical skills, work independently, operate a personal computer and other related technology. Incumbent will be required to work weekends and on-call based on a 3-person rotating schedule. Must live within a 10-30-minute response time. Valid driver’s license and clean record required.
Apply: Applications will be accepted until filled.  On-line application and more information can be found at http://www.peopleservice.com/work-with-us/apply/ or call HR toll-free at 877-774-4311 X3.  

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 city’s 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

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 driver’s license with the ability to obtain a Class B driver’s 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 driver’s license and a safe driving record. 
Pleas forward resumes to tracey.anderson@veolia.com

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