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Current Job Notices:

City of Lake City Public Works Department - full-time Water/Wastewater Class D Operator

Rembrandt Foods in Renville, MN - Waste Water Operator

Pine River Area Sanitary District - part-time Maintenance Technician

Rock County - Systems Manager for the Rock County Rural Water System

City of Fairmont - Operator/Maint./Lab Technician

City of Montgomery - Public Works

Electric Pump - Service Technician position in the Twin  Cities area

City of Sebeka - Maintenance/Public Works Assistant

South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems - Executive Director

City of Evansville - public works maintenance worker

City of Monticello - City Engineer/Public Works Director

MSA Professional Services - Business Development-Client Service Manager Opportunity with an A/E Firm

City of Holdingford - City Maintenance Worker

Fosston Municipal Utilities - Water/Wastewater Operator

Wexco - Wastewater Operator - St. Louis Co. Minnesota

City of Benson: Water/Wastewater Class D Operator

Worley Marketing Group - Municipal Sales Position

Hawkins, Inc. - Business Development Manager


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 $20.87 per hour DOE. City application and job description available at www.ci.lake-city.mn.us. Position questions can be submitted to Public Works Director Scott Jensen at sjensen@ci.lake-city.mn.us 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 kschreck@ci.lake-city.mn.us by 4:30 p.m., February 16, 2018.

Waste Water Operator - Rembrandt Foods in Renville, MN

It all started with a cornfield and a common vision of a vertically-integrated egg products solution, managing the entire process from grain to finished product. This vision led Rembrandt Foods to become a leading egg ingredient producer in the United States, with global distribution. We supply egg ingredients to food manufacturers, brand owners, foodservice industries, and pet care manufacturers. Our expertise touches virtually every food category, including: mayonnaise and sauces, baked goods, confections, pasta and noodles, nutritional beverages and bars, and prepared foods. 

Job Summary:
Responsible for the operation and maintenance of a complex biological/mechanical, activated sludge, wastewater treatment program and facility.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Problem solve and troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems
Train and work with other coworkers as needed, may manage others depending on site needs
Build, organize and maintain documents and spreadsheets that trend and track day-to-day activities and operations
Practice lock-out tag-out procedures according to Rembrandt policies and procedures
Responsible for following Safety Data Sheet (SDS) procedures and filing required reports when necessary
Report on local and federal levels
Enter confined spaces and write permit entries for those spaces as needed
Oversee and give input on annual budget
Responsible for responding to alarms after hours on nights, holidays and weekends
Schedule and handle chemical inventories and vendor relations
Schedule contract labor for annual preventative care, inspections and repairs
Attend educational training and classes to keep current on wastewater technologies and maintain renewal of wastewater licenses at plant or with plant contractor if applicable
Oversees a complex land application of type 4 materials program through the contractor in conjunction with applicable Pollution Control Agencies which includes, detailed record keeping, annual reporting, and maintaining public and farmer relations
Responsible for monthly reporting to nearby city municipality as it pertains to Rembrandt's waste water contract
Collect, handle, test, analyze and record water/waste water samples and data, as well as prepare paperwork for submitting samples to certified labs for analysis
Maintain a detailed and organized computer filing system
Maintain and outsource spare parts and supply inventories
Practice good housekeeping skills to maintain buildings and equipment
Maintain a strong preventative maintenance program
Work with and may maintain a 100,000 GPD water softening system
Operate power tools and equipment safely as needed
Attend monthly management meetings if required
This job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee

EEO/AA and Drug Free Employer - APPLY HERE: https://rembrandtfoods.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rembrandtfoods&id=6

Maintenance Technician

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

Responsibilities include the skilled maintenance, repair, and grounds keeping of the District’s water and wastewater facilities.  Work involves operation of light equipment and hand tools as well as performance of manual tasks and grounds keeping on water/wastewater systems and also streets and parks. 
Minimum qualifications: High School graduate, mechanical/construction background or ability.

This position will be hourly, 20 hours per week.  Normal working hours will be 7:00-11:00 am Monday through Friday.  Emergency situations may require before or after hours work as well.  Starting pay for this position will be $12.00-$16.00/hour depending on experience 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.

The Rock County Administrator is now accepting applications until February 05, 2018 at 5:00PM for the position of a Systems Manager for the Rock County Rural Water System.  This position is responsible for the administration and operation of the RCRW system, to include compliance reporting, planning, testing and financial management of a MN Water Treatment Class B system. Applicants must possess the following:

*4-year degree in a chemical, environmental, mechanical or sanitary engineering field or in a physical or biological science field
*5-years of work related experience
*a MDH Class C Water license with the ability to obtain a Class B Water Operator license within 12 months
*or any combination of education, training and experience which provides requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the this position. 

Working conditions include working inside and outside, confined spaces, extreme heights, exposure to dust, dirt, gases, chemicals and other substances; must have the ability to lift 150 lbs on a regular basis. 
This is a full time position with a minimum salary range of $31.77/hr - $35.74/hr, DOQ and maximum salary of $45.22/hr and excellent benefit package to include an employer paid health, life and pension plan.
A detailed job description and an application form for this position can be accessed at http://www.co.rock.mn.us/employment.html. For additional questions, please contact the Rock County Administrator’s Office at 507-283-5065 or by email at susan.skattum@co.rock.mn.us.   
An Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Fairmont will be accepting applications for the position of Operator/Maint./Lab Technician in the wastewater treatment department.   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 with a 2-year degree in wastewater treatment preferred. Experience with wastewater operations and Class D or higher wastewater operator license are preferred. The range of starting wage for this position is $23.48/hr to $29.36/hr with an excellent benefit package.
A complete job application and description is available online at www.fairmont.org. 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  djones@fairmont.org.  Completed application packets will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. January 26, 2018.


The City of Montgomery is recruiting to fill a public works position. This is a full-time position and duties will include snow removal in the winter; park, street, sidewalk, maintenance; assisting with maintenance of the water, sewer and storm water systems, and other related tasks. Position is covered by union agreement and subject to random drug testing.

Minimum requirements: high school graduation, GED or equivalent; valid CDL or ability to obtain one within three (3) months of hire and one year experience in construction or related field. Preferred qualifications include class D water and wastewater license, applicators license, or tree inspector.
Compensation & Benefits: compensation is between $16.96 and $19.07 depending on qualifications. The City provides excellent benefits including health, dental, life, short, and long term disability.

Apply: To be considered for the position, submit an application to City Hall, 201 Ash Avenue SW, Montgomery, MN 56069 by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018. Application may be submitted via e-mail to psoukup@cityofmontgomerymn.com.

More information: Contact City Hall at 364-8888 with questions.

Montgomery is an AA/EEO employer

Electric Pump -

We are currently seeking candidates for a Service Technician position in the Twin  Cities area, to join our fast growing fluid handling company. If you would like the opportunity to work in a fast paced, challenging, yet rewarding work environment and posess the following skills we have and excellent opportunity for the right individual.
The ideal candidate will be mechanically inclinded, have excellent problem solving abilities, able and willing to travel overnight for jobs as needed. Electrical knowledge, primarily control panels, PLC’s and single and three phase equipment is a plus. An ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision and be customer service oriented is essential. A valid driver’s license, ability to obtain a Class D driver’s license and ability to maintain a clean driving record is required for ths position.
We primarily service the municipal and industrial wastewater markets with their fluid handling needs and offer 24/7 emergency services. This position would require to be available on a 24/7 on call basis.
Pay commensurate with experience. We offer a complete and comprehensive benefit package.
A pre-employment drug screen and physical is required.
Please contact Adam Thoreson at 612-803-2154 or adamt@electricpump.com  for more information.

Job Title: Maintenance/Public Works Assistant
Job Announcement:   The City of Sebeka has an opening for a Full-time Maintenance/Public Works Assistant. Duties include work for streets, parks, maintenance, and utilities including water and wastewater.   Minimum Requirements: Include a high school diploma or GED; possessing or being able to obtain a Class B driver's license with air brake endorsement. Ability to operate heavy machinery a plus. Base pay $16.96/hour. Benefits include PTO, health insurance, HSA, and PERA.  Apply at the Sebeka City Hall, 213 Minnesota Ave W, or call 218-837-5773 to receive an application by mail/email.

Executive Director - South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems

The South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems (SDARWS) is seeking its next Executive Director - a leader with high integrity, transparent and open communications, and the ability to enthusiastically convey the organization's vision to staff, members, constituents and vendors.

SDARWS exists to promote the growth and development of rural water throughout South Dakota, and to manage the association's daily operations. The Executive Director will participate in legislative and rule-making activities at the state and federal levels, will oversee public relations, association development, member services, and will provide direct supervision and support of association staff. The Executive Director will report directly to the Board of Directors of the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems and NRWA.

Responsibilities include:

Serve as chief lobbyist and public relations contact; act in the interest of and at the direction of the Board
Maintain awareness of activities on state and federal levels that affect Association business
Attend water policy board meetings, DENR, BWM, Summer Study Committees, other water association meetings, and special water meetings as they develop
Identify, assess and inform the Board about internal and external issues that affect the Association
Continually build, activate, engage, refresh and communicate with the Board of Directors, including acting as a professional advisor to the Board on all aspects of the Association’s activities
Continually build, activate engage and effectively communicate with the Association members
Oversee the effectiveness and evaluation of the Association’s mission-related activities
Plan, coordinate, and perform lobbying activities at the federal, state, and local levels as needed
Oversee the production of the SERVICE LINE, RIPPLES, QUALITY ON TAP, and ENEWS
Write articles, prepare speeches, and make presentations at state and federal levels
Develop federal, state and local funding mechanisms for construction and expansion of SDARWS
Search for and develop new funding sources for the Association; work to expand existing sources
Oversee and coordinate all programs so they meet specific goals and objectives of the Association
Coordinate the development of the Association to meet the expanding needs of its members
Identify potential Association members, and promote Association membership
Member and Staff Development 
Promote the use of Association resources by its members
Manage the technical assistance and training activities of the organization
Review and evaluate the assistance and training offered by the Association
Promote the development of new programs to meet expanding needs and requests
Work in coordination with Rural Water Systems to develop group insurance policies to meet system needs
Evaluate the services, and the quality of service, which Association members receive
Operations Management
Manage all office operations; coordinate the activities of the office, technical, and supervisory staff to ensure implementation and completion of Association activities directed by the Board
Along with the Board, maintain financial transparency and stability of the Association and exercise strong stewardship of resources: ensure that bookkeeping and accounting standards are met by the Association; administer funds according to the approved budget and monitor case flow on a monthly basis
Create an effective, enjoyable, and results-oriented working environment for employees
Hire, train, and supervise a competent staff. Provide reviews, feedback, and coaching as needed
Execute appropriate leases, contracts and agreements to provide for Association office space, and for the proper care, cleaning, and repair of office and field equipment
Conduct staff meetings as necessary; establish scheduled reporting procedures for all staff
Document activities and report to SDARWS Board of Directors as required
Provide SDARWS and NRWA with a budget, work plan and an annual Operating Plan
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary Range: $90,000 to $115,000 depending on experience.
The SDARWS offers an excellent benefits package. Benefits include health care, HSA, defined pension plan, short and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as paid vacations, holidays and sick time.
Qualifications and Requirements include:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Management Experience: 5 or more years preferred
Leadership Skills: must include transparency and high integrity
Financial: solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
Funding: Knowledge of funding strategies and member relations
Organizational: strong abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
Vision: able to convey the vision of SDARWS’s strategic future to staff, board, constituents/members and vendors.
Board: skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and legislative contacts
Communications: strong written and verbal communication skills; strong listening skills also required
Staff Development and Oversight: demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff
Public Speaking: strong public speaking ability required
Strong relationship management skills
Technology: must be proficient with normal industry and office software and equipment

To apply: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/287051

The City of Evansville is hiring a public works maintenance worker.  This position is 30 hours a week but may be more as needed.  Duties will include performing manual labor under all weather conditions, must be able to lift 50 plus pounds, have a clean driving record, a drug and background check will be conducted.  Please send a resume and cover letter to the City of Evansville, PO Box 265, Evansville, MN 56326 or drop one off at City Hall located at 106 State Street, Evansville.  This position is open until filled.  For more information and a description of duties please contact City Hall at 320-834-4995 or evansvil@gctel.com

The City of Monticello is currently hiring a City Engineer/Public Works Director - Full-Time Grade 21
Salary Range: $80,062-$104,081
The City of Monticello is currently accepting applications for a full-time City Engineer/Public Works Director to provide leadership for the engineering and public works functions.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a 4-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering or a closely related field plus, a minimum of five (5) years of previous municipal public works and/or municipal engineering experience, and three (3) years of supervising municipal projects, preparing and managing budgets and supervising staff.  Must be registered as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of MN and possess a valid driver’s license.

A complete job description and application are available at the City Hall reception counter or on-line at www.ci.monticello.mn.us  For consideration mail, fax, or e-mail completed application and resume to:
City of Monticello
Attn: Human Resources
505 Walnut Street, Suite 1
Monticello, MN 55362
Fax: 763.295.4404
E-mail: HR@ci.monticello.mn.us 

MSA Professional Services - Business Development-Client Service Manager Opportunity with an A/E Firm

The position can be filled in our Duluth or St Paul office.


City Maintenance Worker - City of Holdingford
The City of Holdingford is seeking to fill a full-time, long term temporary City Maintenance position.
Responsibilities include; operation and maintenance of municipal water and wastewater systems, snow removal, street, city building and park maintenance, operation and maintenance of city vehicles and other related equipment, other duties assigned by City Council. Requirements include; high school diploma, valid CDL (Class ‘B’) Minnesota driver’s license, have or willing to obtain Class “D” Water Operator’s License, have or willing to obtain Class “B” Wastewater Operator’s License, have or willing to obtain Type IV Bio Solids License. Licensed applicants preferred. Requires physical labor, good public relations skills, flexible schedule and availability some evenings, early mornings and weekends.
Limited training hours to begin as soon as possible with full time work to begin tentatively in March 2018. Competitive starting hourly wage $18.57 - $20.72 DOQ.
Insurance and PERA benefits begin with full time status. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Application available at www.holdingfordmn.us, email clerk@holdingfordmn.us or call City Clerk’s Office, 320-746-2966.

Send resume and job application to: City of Holdingford, PO Box 69, Holdingford, MN 56340 or email as attachment to sandra.clerk@holdingfordmn.us
The City of Holdingford is an equal opportunity employer.

WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR:  Fosston Municipal Utilities, is accepting applications for a full time Water/Wastewater Operator.  Responsibilities include routine to skilled tasks with Water and Wastewater operations to ensure the safety and reliability Utilities for the community.  Responsibilities include maintenance work on Water and Wastewater systems.  Also repairs water and sewer mains and hydrants, jetting sanitary sewers and maintenance of lift stations and force mains. This position assists in operating Water Plant, Industrial Pretreatment Facility, and Wastewater Treatment Plant and Ponds.  Minimum qualifications include graduation from high school or GED and a minimum two years experience in water/wastewater field or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Technical college training is desired.  Special Requirements include a valid Minnesota Class B Driver’s License and CDL or the ability to obtain one, a MPCA Class C Wastewater License or the ability to acquire within one year of date of hire, Minnesota Department of Health Class C Water License or ability to acquire within one year from date of hire and a Type 40 Wastewater Disposal Facility License or ability to acquire within one year from date of hire.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications, including an excellent benefits package. Applicants should submit a completed application, resume, and three references to: Dave Larson, Fosston Municipal Utilities, 220 East First Street, Fosston, MN  56542.  Application information can be obtained by calling 218-435-1737, contacting Fosston Municipal Utilities in person or via e-mail at dave.larson@fosston.com.   An application for employment can also be downloaded from the City of Fosston website at www.fosston.com. Position will remain open until filled.   The City of Fosston is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Wexco – Wastewater operator – St Louis Co Minnesota 
Description:  Part time position available, generate extra income after your day job!! Great compensation rate depending on experience and license.  Vehicle expenses paid, etc..  Please Contact - Brian 218-428-0391

Municipal Sales Consultant
Sales position available for a Twin Cities, Manufacturer's Representative firm that is established within the Water / Waste water markets of the 5 State area. Position is for Municipal sales in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Sales focus will be in the product area of Process Valves, Pipe and Fittings, along with day to day Municipal Maintenance products. If interested, please send contact information and resume to sales@worleymg.com
Refer to: www.worleymarketinggroup.com

Business Development Manager - Hawkins, Inc. - Full Job Posting Here
ABOUT HAWKINS! Hawkins, Inc. is a formulator, manufacturer, blender, distributor, and sales agent for thousands of industrial chemicals and reagent grade laboratory chemicals sold to municipalities and businesses throughout the Central United States. Thousands of organizations across a variety of industries have depended on Hawkins for the chemical products they need since 1938.  APPLY HERE:   https://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=HAWKINSCHEMICAL&cws=1&rid=554 
WORK FOR THE BEST! Hawkins offers a competitive compensation and benefit package and is an award-winning employer and organization!    Learn more about us at   www.hawkinsinc.com . (NASDAQ: HWKN) Hawkins, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Hawkins, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace Employer. Interested and Qualified? Apply now as a first step! Need help applying?  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Hawkins, Inc., please call 1-800-328-5460 or email   careers@hawkinsinc.com

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