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Current Job Notices:

City of Excelsior - Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker

City of Park Rapids - Public Works Utility Maintenance Worker

City of Lindstrom - Public Works Director

City of Northfield - Wastewater Plant Supervisor

City of Marble/Calumet - Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Glyndon - Public Works Personnel

City of Saint Peter - Electric Foreman in the Department of Public Works

Coleraine-Bovey-Taconite Joint Wastewater Commission - Assistant Operator/Maintenance Position

Minnesota Department of Health - Public Health Sanitarian 1 or 2

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


Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker

The City of Excelsior is accepting applications for a full-time employee in the water/wastewater division of the Public Works Department. Main duties consist of the operation and maintenance of the municipal water and wastewater collection systems. This position also assists the street and park divisions as needed.
 
Candidates for this position will possess: a high school diploma or equivalent, MN Class B commercial driver's license (or ability to obtain within 6 months), Class D License for water, Class S-D License in wastewater, and the ability to report to the Public Works facility within 20 minutes when on call. Preferred candidates will have a Class C License for water, an S-C License for wastewater, water treatment plant experience, and experience with operating heavy trucks/equipment.

Starting pay is $22.48-$27.34 per hour with a competitive benefit package. For a complete application packet, e-mail Ann at aorlofsky@excelsiormn.org or call her at 952-653-3675 or visit our website at www.excelsiormn.org. Completed application packets and resumes must be received by 5:00 pm CST on Monday, October 29, 2018. 

CITY OF PARK RAPIDS
 
Notice of Position Opening
Public Works Utility Maintenance Worker
 
City of Park Rapids is accepting applications for the position of full time Public Works Utility Maintenance Employee.  Duties include the maintenance of a sewer/water collection system.  Other mechanical duties include servicing equipment and repairs, and working with streets and alleys. Minimum requirements:  High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent; two or more years of operation and maintenance of equipment; knowledge of street construction, underground utilities, gas and diesel engine repairs/maintenance; and Class B CDL, Class D wastewater, and Class C water license. Starting Salary: $20.12 per hour depending upon qualifications , plus full-time city flexible benefits package. City application required. Application deadline is Friday, October 26, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 212 West 2nd Street, Park Rapids MN 56470, online at www.ci.park-rapids.mn.us, or call (218) 732-3163.
 
 

City of Lindstrom - JOB ADVERTISEMENT
Public Works Director Position Posting
 
City of Lindstrom, MN (population 4,500), is seeking a candidate for the full time position of Public Works Director. This position reports to the City Administrator. The position provides supervision, planning, direction, and administration of the Public Works Department including all personnel, materials, and equipment. The position provides planning and direction for the Department as well as the day-to-day operations. The Director operates as a working position who will perform operational duties in the field as well as various administrative functions within an office setting. The Department has a total of four full time employees (including the Director) and several seasonal part-time employees. The ideal candidate will have considerable experience in municipal public works areas including streets, snow removal, water, sewer, storm sewer, parks, and maintenance of public buildings. Candidate must be licensed to operate all municipal equipment and have class D water certification. Minimum education is an Associates/Technical degree in related field, five (5) years’ experience in public works or related field and three (3) years supervisory experience.
 
The salary range is $65,601 - $77,178 annually and includes all applicable benefits of a full-time position within the City. Position job description and application can be found at www.cityoflindstrom.us. Completed application can be emailed to Deputy Clerk/Administrative Assistant Melissa Glenna (mglenna@cityoflindstrom.us) or mailed to City Hall (Attn: Melissa Glenna, City of Lindstrom, 13292 Sylvan, Lindstrom MN 55045).
 
The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, October 26, 2018, at 4:30 PM.
 
Required:
·         Associates Degree/Technical Degree in related field
·         Class D Water License
·         Class B CDL License
·         Five (5) years’ experience in public works or related field
·         Three (3) years supervisory and budget experience.
 
Desired:
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
·         Five (5) or more years in budget and supervisory experience in public works
·         ARC GIS and CAD systems experience
·         History of safe work practices
·         Clean driving record
·         Ability to effectively communicate and problem solve with city residents and city employees
 
Starting Salary Range:
·         ($65,601 - $77,178 annually) with benefits package including medical and life insurance
 

City of Northfield - Wastewater Plant Supervisor

Link to position description: https://www.ci.northfield.mn.us/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=118&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Wastewater-Plant-Supervisor-190

Department: Public Works
Reports To: Utilities Manager
Status: Full Time
Grade: Q
LSA: Exempt
Revision Date: December 8, 2015; May 20, 2017
Union Status: Non-Union
Supervises: Wastewater Division Employees

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
This position is in charge of the operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and its permit compliance. Provide general supervision of Wastewater Operators working at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Division of Public Works including assign and direct work, monitor and evaluate performance, and effectively recommend the hiring, transfer, suspension and discharge of supervised employees to the Utilities Manager, and effectively recommend the adjustment of employee grievances.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         Manage the operation of the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant and its permit compliance.
·         Supervises and performs the operations of the Wastewater Division. 
·         Carries out department/division policies and procedures in coordination with Utilities Manager.
·         Carries out division goals, objectives and action plans.
·         This position assists in the development of the budget, capital improvement plan and capital equipment plan.
·         Assists in developing and establishing division quality standards and monitor for compliance.
·         Provides technical expertise and problem solving for all division operations.
·         Coordinates services of division with all department/division customers.
·         Prepare all reports required by MPCA and other agencies for compliance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
·         Perform oversight inspection and coordination of division/section contractual maintenance and capital projects in cooperation with Utilities Manager as assigned.
·         Coordinate with engineers/construction contractors as assigned.
·         Conduct and oversight weekly inspections of Wastewater Treatment Plant.
·         Investigate and evaluate any division service level complaints and develop and recommend corrective actions if necessary.
·         Perform hands on work as assigned/required to attain service levels goals and as personnel, absence, workload, or skill level require.
·         Customarily and regularly direct work and coordinate schedules of employees in coordination with the Utilities Manager,
o   Monitor and evaluate employee performance, conduct employee evaluations.
o   Assist and effectively recommend employee hiring, promotion, and compensation at the wastewater treatment plant.
o   Monitor and approve subordinate time cards, vacations, sick leave, etc.
·         This position also operates equipment and performs duties involving the repair and maintenance of equipment, the repair and maintenance of the Wastewater Plant and
           other Wastewater repairs.
·         Effectively supervise and perform operations, maintenance and repair at the Wastewater Treatment Plant as follows:
o   Perform preventative and routine maintenance of buildings and equipment.
o   Collect samples for laboratory testing.
o   Participate in activities of cleaning, installing, building, replacing and or demolishing.
o   Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on equipment.
·         Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
·         Proper and safe use and maintenance of any assigned City vehicle, equipment, property, etc.  Observe and practice safe work habits.  Attend and maintain all division
          training and safety requirements to be legal, safe, and compliant with laws and regulations.
·         Effectively coordinates activities with two or more wastewater treatment plant staff.  Actively participate and promote all Public Works activities, duties, meetings,
          training sessions, etc. as a team member.
·         Ability to utilize of a variety of standard and specialized software and electronics at an advanced skill level.
·         Assist city departments, divisions, and outside agencies as directed.  Function as a team member with all city employees, and effectively interacts with all levels of City
          personnel.
·         Represents the department to civic and other organizations, including a positive promotion of department.
·         Follow and disseminate all orders and instructions of the Utilities Manager & Public Works Director.
·         Participates as a member of various inter-departmental and cross functional teams and committees as required/assigned.
·         Maintain a high level of confidentiality and comply with all legal requirements of the job.  Adhere to all city and public works policies, procedures and requirements.
 
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
High School Diploma and a minimum of six years of responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant including two years of supervisory responsibility.
 
Possession of a valid Class B Wastewater Operator Certificate and must obtain a class A Wastewater Operator Certificate within two years of employment. Type IV Land Application of Sludge Certification, and a valid Minnesota class “B” vehicle operator’s license and tanker endorsement or the ability to acquire both within six months of employment is required or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.  Windows based computer application software experience required.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:
Associate’s Degree or vocational training in wastewater plant operations or related field.
 
WORKING HOURS:
Business hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Must work additional hours as assigned, and respond to emergency situations. 
 
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Tools and equipment used in a Wastewater Department environment including, but not limited to: computers, telephone, copy machines, fax machine, motor vehicles, light and heavy equipment and calculators.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
 
Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (20-50 pounds).  Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
 
Ability to recognize and identify degrees of similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes, sounds, tastes, odors and textures associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.
 
ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTABILITY:
Tasks may risk exposure to dust, noise, vibration, weather extremes, heat, cold, smells, and hazards.  
 
JUDGEMENT AND SITUATIONAL REASONING ABILITY:
Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, and leadership. Ability to exercise independent judgement to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to problem resolution.  Requires the ability to exercise judgement, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the direction, control and planning of an entire program or set of programs.
 
MATHEMATICAL ABILITY:
Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations with fractions; may include ability to compute discount, interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion; may include ability to calculate surface areas, volumes, weights, and measures.
 
LANGUAGE ABILITY AND INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION:
Requires the ability to coordinate, manage, strategize, and/or correlate data and/or information.    Includes exercise of judgment in determining time, place and/or sequence of operations.  Includes referencing data analyses to determine necessity for revision of organizational components.
 
Requires the ability to function in a supervisory/managerial capacity for a group of workers.  Includes the ability to make decisions of procedural and technical levels.
 
Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, advisory and/or design data and information, such as statutes, invoices, budgets, contracts, codes, specifications, plans, and maps.
 
NOTE:      The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
 
The City of Northfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Published October 2, 2018 3:45 PM
Closing October 22, 2018 4:00 PM
 

City of Marble/Calumet
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Salary per AFSCME contract
 
General Duties:
 
The City of Marble is seeking applications for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This position performs all the work at a class B activated sludge treatment facility. This is a one-person facility.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
Qualifications are a Class B wastewater license or the ability to obtain within 6 months; type IV bio-solids; class B CDL with air-brake endorsement.
 
Apply:
 
A full job description and application may be obtained by emailing the Marble City Clerk at marblecity@mchsi.com
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on October 29, 2018.

The City of Glyndon is seeking to fill the position of Public Works Personnel.  Requires high school diploma or equivalent, MN Driver’s 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 city’s 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 City’s website http://glyndonmn.com or at City Hall, 36 3rd St SE Glyndon MN.  Open until filled.

CITY OF SAINT PETER, MINNESOTA
 
Position Opening 
 
The City of Saint Peter, Minnesota is currently accepting applications for the position of Electric Foreman in the Department of Public Works.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to implementation and organization of work, providing general supervision of crews and participating in construction, operation, control, maintenance, testing, and cleaning of electrical distribution system.  Minimum qualifications:  high school diploma and satisfactory completion of a technical school program for lineman electricians and completion of a recognized apprenticeship in electrical line work, including five years of responsible experience in electrical distribution systems.  An additional five years of experience may be substituted for technical training.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, a State of Minnesota Lineman License issued by the State Board of Electricity within six months of employment with the City.  Possession of a valid State of Minnesota Class A Driver’s License with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain within six months of the date of employment with the City.  Possession of American Heart Association Certification as a Basic Rescuer for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care or obtain within six months of the date of employment with the City.
 
NOTICE:  The successful candidate must complete and pass a pre-employment drug test and is subject to post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing.
 
Starting salary $34.24 per hour.  Applicants must complete a City application form available in the City Administrator’s Office, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082-2538 or by calling (507) 931-0663.  Completed applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm, Thursday, November 1, 2018.  Faxed, e-mailed, or late application will not be accepted.
 

ASSISTANT OPERATOR/MAINTENANCE POSITION
 
The Coleraine-Bovey-Taconite Joint Wastewater Commission is accepting applications to create an Eligibility List for: PART-TIME ASSISTANT OPERATOR/MAINTENANCE POSITION.  This position averages approximately 90% of a full time position and an employee’s benefit’s package.  Applications for this position will be accepted until Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.

Applicants must have a valid Class B CDL License or be able to possess within 6 months.  Applicants should have experience and possess working knowledge of equipment maintenance, wastewater treatment operations, laboratory testing and preferably hold a current MN Class D wastewater license or the ability to obtain within one year. A complete job description and application can be obtained from the Coleraine City Hall, 302 Roosevelt St, Coleraine, MN 55722 or by calling 218-245-2112.

Minnesota Department of Health - Public Health Sanitarian 1 or 2

Working Title: St. Cloud Noncommunity Sanitarian

Job ID: 26648
Location: St. Cloud
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Unlimited
Who May Apply: Open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 9/24/2018.
Date Posted: 9/18/2018
Closing Date: 10/1/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Health Department / Health-MAPE
Division/Unit: Environmental Health / DWP Noncommunity
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00am - 4:30pm
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: Yes - Up to 75% of the time
Public Health Sanitarian 1 Salary Range: $20.83 - $30.25/hourly; $43,493 - $63,162/annually
Public Health Sanitarian 2 Salary Range: $22.92 - $33.62/hourly; $47857 - $70,199/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
FLSA Status: Nonexempt

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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.
 
Requirements:
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


JOB OPENING PUBLIC WORKS PERSONNEL

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
Albertville,MN
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.
 
Qualifications:
 
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.
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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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