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City of Ceylon - City Maintenance / Utility
PEOPLESERVICE, INC. – Virginia, MN
City of Lake City Public Works Department -
Water/Wastewater Class D Operator
City of Brainerd / Brainerd Public Utilities
- Wastewater Supervisor
City of Sauk Rapids - Street Department
City of Pequot Lakes - Maintenance Worker
Minnesota Rural Water Association (MRWA) -
Source Water Protection Specialist
City of Sauk Rapids - Assistant Maintenance
City of Victoria - Public Works Director
City of Fairmont -
Milford (Iowa) Municipal Utilities - Water
City of Tonka Bay - Public Works Maintenance
Anoka County - Environmental Health
Prairie Island Indian Community -
Water/Waste Water Operator
Fond du Lac - Water/Wastewater Operator
City of Cosmos - Public Works Superintendent
City of Benson - Water / Wastewater
Treatment Plant Operator
General Manager, Kingbrook Rural Water
System, Arlington, SD
City of Buffalo - full-time Water & Wastewater
City of Buffalo - Seasonal Help
City of Williston, ND - Water Plant
VEOLIA NORTH AMERICA
City of Marble/Calumet - Wastewater Treatment
- Wastewater Plant
Manager II, Worthington location
Veolia - Water Operator, Albertville, MN
City Maintenance / Utility Worker - Ceylon,
The City of Ceylon is accepting applications
for a full·time Maintenance/Utility Worker. Preferred
candidates will possess a Valid Class C driver's license,
Class C Water License & Class D Wastewater License.
General Duties: Performs routine to skilled manual and
maintenance work with the city streets, alleys, sidewalks,
vehicles, equipment, water & wastewater, electric meters,
buildings, grounds and parksi and performs related duties as
Starting salary is $18.00 per hour depending
on qualifications. Applications and a complete resume should
be submitted no later than 3:00 pm on Monday August 5,
2019. A complete job summary can be found on the City
of Ceylon website & at City Hall in Ceylon 301 W Main Street.
The City of Ceylon is an Equal Opportunity Employer
PEOPLESERVICE, INC. – Virginia
Accepting application until filled for a
certified A or B water and wastewater operator to work in our
Virginia, MN location.
*MN Class A water and wastewater certifications preferred but
will consider Class B certifications with the ability to
obtain within 1 year.
*Bio-solids IV preferred.
years’ experience in water and wastewater.
mechanical skills to repair related equipment, such as pipe,
*Ability to work independently utilizing
excellent problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize the
*Communicates both orally and written in a
well-organized, courteous and effective manner.
operate a computer and related software, such as Outlook,
Excel, and Word.
*Required to live within a 10-30-minute
response time of Virginia.
*Must be able to respond to
after-hour emergencies and be on-call for a one-week period.
*Valid driver's license with clean record.
We offer a
competitive compensation package with benefits beginning on
date of hire. For more information and to apply, go to
or call HR toll-free at 877-774-4311 X3.
CITY OF LAKE CITY
WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR D
The City of Lake City Public Works
Department is accepting applications for full-time
Water/Wastewater Class D Operator. Position responsible for
maintenance of sewer collection and treatment system, water
treatment and distribution system, meters and associated
equipment. Minimum qualifications include high school diploma
or equivalent. Must have or obtain Class D Wastewater
Treatment Operator’s Certificate,
Class D Water Operator’s Certificate and Class B CDL with
air brake endorsement. Minimum starting wage $21.45 per hour
DOE. City application and job description available at
Position questions can be submitted to Public Works Director
Scott Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-345-6850.
Letter of interest, résumé and city application must be
submitted to – City Clerk Kari Schreck, 205 W. Center St.,
Lake City, MN 55041 or to
email@example.com by 4:30 p.m., July
Wastewater Supervisor – City of
Brainerd / Brainerd Public Utilities
Salary Range: $41.56 - $47.80 per hour ($86,444.80 -
At BPU, we have established ourselves as a strong,
knowledgeable team. We provide quality electric, water and
wastewater treatment to the Brainerd area. We have a culture
of innovation where our employees can make a difference and we
are looking for like-minded, dynamic individuals to join our
Brainerd Public Utilities is currently
recruiting a Wastewater Supervisor. Primary duties include
performing difficult technical and administrative work
supervising the operations of a Class A wastewater treatment
*Associates/Technical degree in
wastewater technology; extensive experience in wastewater
plant operations including considerable supervisory experience
education and experience.
*Possession of a MPCA Class A Wastewater Operators
*Minnesota Class D driver’s license.
Please go to www.bpu.org to view the full job
description and apply online. The deadline to submit a
complete application packet is July 30th by 3:30 p.m.
Contact the Human Resource Department at 218-828-2307 for
STREET DEPARTMENT - MAINTENANCE
The City of Sauk
Rapids is seeking a self-motivated, energetic individual for a
full-time position as Street Department Maintenance. This
individual is responsible for performing a variety of manual
tasks in construction and maintenance activities requiring a
high degree of manipulative skills. Dig ditches, trenches and
postholes, patch potholes, and load dirt and construction
materials manually or by use of equipment. Maintain
storm sewers; street lights, street signs, traffic lights,
trim trees, plant trees, remove snow, etc. This position is
categorized as a Grade 11 which corresponds to a 2019 salary
range of $44,766 - $62,552. The starting hourly wage for this
position will be $21.52. A cover letter, resume, and completed
city application form must be received at the Sauk Rapids
Government Center—City Hall by 4:30 P.M. on Wednesday,
July 31, 2019. Electronic/Faxed submissions will not
be accepted. Send completed materials to Ross Olson, City
Administrator, Sauk Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit
Avenue North, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379. Application
materials, eligibility requirements including salary and
benefit information are available on the City website at
www.ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us as well as at Sauk Rapids
Minnesota Rural Water Association (MRWA)
is searching for a Source Water Protection Specialist to work
primarily in the northeast central area in the state of
Minnesota. The individual must have multi-years experience and
educational background in the water industry and/or local
county government in a compatible area to groundwater/source
water protection or land use planning. The individual must
technical knowledge of groundwater, source water, and public
*Technical knowledge of providing
assistance and support in facilitating groundwater and source
water protection plans and the identification and resolving of
groundwater and source water problems.
*Knowledge and ability to consult with staff and others in
government, business, industry, and private organizations to
discuss issues, coordinate activities, and resolve problems
for groundwater and source water.
communicate effectively (train), orally, in person and in
writing, with operations specialists, decision makers,
regulatory agencies and other professionals.
provide technical support to public water suppliers regarding
development and implementation of wellhead protection planning
activities including educational,
organizational/planning expertise needed to support inner
wellhead management zone work.
*Knowledge and understanding
of groundwater and source water regulations, standards,
monitoring, and reporting requirements.
coordinate support provided to public water suppliers
regarding wellhead protection plan development and
implementation with staff from federal, state, and local
*Ability to meet with State staff on a monthly
basis and to complete reporting requirements in a timely
*Ability to travel extensively across Minnesota,
with a heavy emphasis on the northeastern/central portion of
Minnesota. Relocation may be required.
*All other duties as
assigned by Executive Director.
fringe benefits and retirement. Resume and cover sheet must be
in the MRWA office on or before July 31st. Mail
to: MRWA, 217 12th Avenue SE, Elbow Lake, MN 56531 OR Email:
City of Pequot Lakes- Maintenance
Starting Hourly Range: $18.58 to $19.20
General Duties: To perform
maintenance of the City’s roads and streets, parks, municipal
buildings, cemetery, and storm sewers. Other
responsibilities include snow removal, mowing, and manual
labor or semi-skilled work.
qualifications include possession of a valid MN Class B
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and air-brake and tanker
endorsements, or ability to obtain, and previous experience in
general maintenance work, repair work, and operation of trucks
and other types of equipment used in public works maintenance.
Preferred qualifications include previous municipal experience
in public works maintenance.
Applications will be accepted until July 26, 2019.
For more information, please visit our website at
ASSISTANT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
The City of
Sauk Rapids is seeking a self-motivated,
energetic individual for a full-time position for the
Assistant Maintenance Supervisor. As an on-call member of the
Public Works management team, this individual is responsible
for participating in and supervising the installation,
maintenance, and repair of the City's streets, recreation
areas, water and sewer lines and water treatment plant. Work
is performed with considerable independence under general
supervision of the department directors. This position is an
exempt/non-union position with the responsibility of assisting
in the supervision of the Public Works and Utilities
department staff. This position is categorized as a Grade 15
which corresponds to a 2019 salary range of $56,529 - $78,467.
A cover letter, resume, and completed city application form
must be received at the Sauk Rapids Government
Center—City Hall by 4:30 P.M. on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.
Electronic/Faxed submissions will not be accepted. Send
completed materials to Ross Olson, City Administrator, Sauk
Rapids Government Center, 250 Summit Avenue North, Sauk
Rapids, MN 56379. Application materials, eligibility
requirements including salary and benefit information are
available on the City website at
www.ci.sauk-rapids.mn.us as well as at Sauk Rapids
City of Victoria - Public Works
The Public Works
Director is responsible for complex supervisory,
administrative and professional work in planning, organizing,
directing, and supervising the Public Works Department. This
position must have complex understanding of environment,
water, water treatment plant, sanitary sewer, and storm water,
street, traffic control, lighting, parks maintenance, vehicle
maintenance, facilities, and other public work projects and
programs. This position is response for budgetary and
long-term planning duties. The Public Works Director performs
under limited direction.
Education and experience:
4-year degree with a focus on civil engineering, public works,
water and wastewater systems, construction, public
administration, business administration or related field. Five
years of progressively responsible experience in public sector
management or the management of a public works department and
two years supervisory experience.
July 21 2019 to receive priority consideration.
View the job description and submit an application here.
The City of Fairmont will be
accepting applications for the position of
Wastewater Treatment Depmtment. This is a fulltime, non-exempt
position. The successful candidate's employment will be in
compliance with the stipulations set forth in the agreement
between the local IBEW union and the City of Fairmont.
Qualifications for this position require a minimum of a high
school diploma and one-year technical course. A two-year
degree in wastewater treatment, experience with wastewater
operations, Class D or higher wastewater operator license are
preferred. The range of starting wage for this position is
$24.24/hr to $30.31/hr with an excellent benefit package.
A complete job application and description is available online
All applicants MUST complete a City of Fairmont application.
Please submit cover letter, resume, and application to City
of Fairmont, 100 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont , MN 56031 or to
Completed application packets will be accepted until
4:00 p.m. July 19, 2019.
Milford (Iowa) Municipal
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
Interested candidates please submit resume and
cover letter to General Manager Eric Stoll at
For additional information feel free to call Eric Stoll
712-338-2401. Position will be open until filled.
City of Tonka Bay - Public Works
Salary: $12.00 Hourly
Job Type: Seasonal
Department: Not Applicable
Job Number: Tonka Bay
Open till filled
Performs a variety or
non-supervisory public works tasks. Assists with the
maintenance and upkeep of city property, parks, trails, and
streets. Conducts manual labor and operates light equipment.
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, responsible,
self-starter with positive attitude, and have a commitment to
high quality work. Must have the ability to work
individual, at least 16 years of age. Must have the ability to
lift 35 pounds frequently, and work independently outdoors for
40 hours per week. Minnesota driver's license.
Experience working with maintenance
equipment independently, or similar in nature.
Work hours are 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and
6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Friday from May 27 through September
2, 2019. Will start soon if available. Applications
will be accepted until all positions are filled.
Reviewing of applications will begin on Friday, April 12,
www.cityoftonkabay.net to obtain application. All
submissions require an application. Questions and completed
applications should be submitted to
Anoka County - Environmental Health
Environmental Health Specialist – Anoka County, Minnesota
Classification Title: Environmental Health Specialist
Department: Public Health and Environmental Services
Grade: Grade 12
Salary Range: $48,422 to $49,878 annual
Percent of Time: 100%
Staff Type: Professional
Driver’s License Required: Yes
While the posting is generic, we are really looking for
someone who could head up our wellhead protection program and
who might have experience in subsurface sewage treatment
Prairie Island Indian Community has an opening for a
Water/Waste Water Operator to assist in the safe and efficient
operation and maintenance of the Community’s Waste Water and
Water Systems, ensuring that all Federal guidelines and
permits are followed. Must have high school diploma or
equivalent, must have a valid Class D Water License and/or
Class D Waste Water license, a valid driver’s license and
proof of insurability and good mechanical aptitude. Must have
ability to lift 50 pounds. Must pass drug screen and
background check. Must be sensitive to Native American
culture. Indian Preference applies in accordance with Sec. 7
(b) P.L. 93-638. Qualified candidates please email resume to
Closing date: until filled.
Fond du Lac - Water/Wastewater Operator
View Job Description
Public Works Superintendent, City of
The City of Cosmos has a full-time
opening for their Public Works Superintendent position. The
individual will be responsible for the water and sewer
operations, streets, parks and general public works and will
operate under a licensed supervisor until their licenses are
obtained. Must have the ability to obtain a Class C water and
Class D wastewater license and CDL driver’s license. Email
or call 320-877-7345 for an application and job description.
Pay dependent on experience and qualifications.
Position will remain open until filled.
Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
City of Benson Minnesota
The City of Benson is seeking applicants for the position
of Water / Wastewater Operator in a Class A WW facility and a
Class C Water facility. This employee performs a variety of
semi-skilled and skilled technical work in the operation and
maintenance of municipal utilities. The position requires
rotation of on-call and weekend duties once a month and will
be expected to work overtime as required.
Minimum Requirements: High School Degree or equivalent; Valid
driver’s license with clean record; Must live or relocate to
within a 30 minute response time; Desire to learn new skills
and acquire licensing as a certified operator (training
Desirable Qualifications: Experience with
water & sewer piping/repair. Operation of large equipment.
Class A or B driver’s license; mechanical / technical skills.
Licensure in water / wastewater.
Starting wage range is
$22.44 to $25.95 hour DOQ. Obtain an application from the City
of Benson website @ http://www.bensonmn.org.
Interested candidates are required to submit an application
with supplemental information to: City of Benson, 1410 Kansas
Avenue, Benson, MN 56215. Applications will be
accepted until the vacancy is filled with those received by
May 21st earning first consideration.
General Manager, Kingbrook Rural
Water System, Arlington, SD
Kingbrook Rural Water
System is headquartered in Arlington, SD, and seeks a General
Manager to provide organizational leadership and oversee all
operations and activities of the system! This individual will
have full responsibility for the construction, operations,
maintenance, administrative, and financial functions of the
system. The General Manager will work closely with, and report
to, the Board of Directors.
Water System provides water to thousands of residents in
eastern South Dakota, several municipalities, as well as
customers in a number of counties, including Hamlin, Clark,
Kingsbury, Brookings, Lake, Moody, Miner, Beadle, Sanborn and
Management Responsibilities Include:
Ensure the continual uninterrupted supply of water to
Seek ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of water
system facilities and equipment
Maintain compliance with applicable state and federal
Ensure efficient operations throughout the organization
Effective management of resources, staff and projects
Provide opportunities for staff development and performance
Assure proper and timely response to service calls
Implement and enforce safe work programs and practices
In conjunction with Board and staff, establish and implement
water rates and any subsequent adjustments
Plan and attend Board of Directors meetings; provide
information and accountability as required
Work with the Board to establish and implement strategic goals
Assure that proper accounting procedures and reporting are
Review and analyze monthly and annual financial statements
present and follow annual budgets and work plans
Administrative Responsibilities Include:
Investment of available system funds in accordance with
approved Board policies
Sign and execute reports, contracts, applications and other
legal documents on behalf of the system
Approve all operational and capital expenditures within
Consult with engineers and legal counsel as needed
Oversee publication of newsletters and other communications
· Serve as
lobbyist for the organization with legislative and regulatory
Travel to sites with the service area as needed, and to
out-of-area/out-of-state meetings as required
Rural Water System offers strongly competitive compensation
(dependent on experience), and benefits. Benefits include:
health, dental and life insurance, long-term disability,
supplemental insurance, flex plan, 401(k), paid vacation and
sick days, paid holidays and company vehicle.
considered, a bachelor’s degree in business, economics,
engineering, or related field is desired. A minimum of five
years of management experience, preferably in a service or
utility industry, is preferred. Experience with
financial management and budgeting is important, as are strong
communications and organizational skills.
Kingbrook Rural Water System is an equal opportunity employer.
The City of
Buffalo (16,200 population) is seeking applicants for the
positions of full-time Water & Wastewater Operators. The
primary duties include performing the day to day operations
and maintenance at the Wastewater Treatment Plant along with
performing duties for Water Treatment on a scheduled duty
Must hold high school diploma
Class “D” or higher Wastewater Operators License
Class “D” or higher Water Operators License
Must have or be capable of obtaining a Class
“A” Minnesota Commercial Driver's License with tanker and air
Three years of experience or more in
the Wastewater field desirable.
Must have the ability to do
duty as required for weekend and weekly coverage as scheduled.
Must live within 30 minutes of Buffalo for duty coverage.
Wage range $22.81-$27.25/hr. plus benefits.
Applications/resumes should be submitted to the City Center,
212 Central Avenue, Buffalo, and can be found at
http://www.ci.buffalo.mn.us and sent to
Laureen.firstname.lastname@example.org. The City of Buffalo is
an EOE. No calls please.
Seasonal Help Wanted for City of Buffalo
Wastewater and Water Departments
*Indoor and outdoor work.
*Assisting with the maintenance
of water distribution and the wastewater collection systems.
*Groundskeeping and maintenance at the Wastewater and Water
Applicant must be 18 years of age
or older, possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have
a positive attitude. Must physically be able to lift and
carry 50 lbs. repeatedly. Must have the ability to
stand, crouch and bend repetitively for long periods of time.
Starting wage $10.13/hr. Willing to negotiate for hard worker.
Apply online at
The City of
Buffalo is an 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
Click here for postiion description and details.
VEOLIA NORTH AMERICA
Title: Wastewater Plant Manager II
Ally Haro -Corporate Recruiter
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).
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.
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 “hands dirty” to keep
the plant in operation.
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
● 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
● 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 Company’s 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 Driver’s
license and safe driving record.
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
$20 - 23/hr DOE
Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k,
MN Grade D License required. Grade C
preferred or the ability to obtain within 12 months of
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
Six months to two years
experience in a related position and environment with
knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water
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
Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe
Pleas forward resumes to
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