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Current Job Notices:

City of Plymouth -  Maintenance Worker-Utilities

City of Menahga - Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer

Minnesota Rural Water Association (MRWA) - Wastewater Trainer/ Technical Advisor southern Minnesota.

City of Long Prairie - full time public works employee

City of Sebeka - Full-time Maintenance/Public Works Assistant

City of Benson - Water / Wastewater Operator

City of Walker - Public Works Director

City of Granite Falls - Water Treatment Plant Operator

Western Area Water Supply Authority (WAWSA) - Executive Director.

City of Littlefork - Water/Wastewater Operator/Maintenance Supervisor

City of Medford - full-time Public Works Supervisor

Veolia - Water Operator, Albertville, MN

Hawkins, Inc. - Business Development Manager

Job Title: Maintenance Worker-Utilities
Opening Date: Thursday, June 20, 2018
Salary: $23.41-$29.22 Hourly
$48,692-$60,777 Annually

Job Type - Full Time Regular
City Name- Plymouth
General Duties:
Under little or no supervision, the maintenance worker-utilities, performs or assists in a wide variety of municipal sewer, water and drainage system installation, and maintenance and repair functions using motorized equipment, hand and power tools in a manner which will ensure safe, economical, effective and timely results.
Minimum Requirements:
Education and Experience: six months municipal water/waste water experience or equivalent; valid Minnesota driver's license with good driving record. Candidate must obtain a valid Class B CDL within six months of hire and a valid Class A CDL within one year of hire.

The application deadline is Thursday, July 5, 2018, 8:00am.
For more information and to apply online, please visit our website, bit.ly/plymouthjobs.


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 Cityís 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 Bachelorís 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., June 29th 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: cityofmenahga.com or by calling City Hall at (218)564-4557.

The City of Menahga is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minnesota Rural Water Association (MRWA) is searching for a Wastewater Trainer/ Technical Advisor to work the southern part of the state of Minnesota. 

The individual must be certified as a Wastewater Operations Specialist (Operator) with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in working for, operating, maintaining, or managing a rural/community water or wastewater system. 

The individual must also have:     
A well-rounded technical knowledge of rural and small system needs and methods of meeting those needs.
Technical knowledge of operating, maintaining, and managing a rural/community wastewater system.
Knowledge of the financial, managerial, and operation characteristics of effectively run utility systems.
Ability to communicate effectively (train), orally and in writing, with operators, decision makers, regulatory agencies and other professionals.
Ability to identify and describe financial, managerial, and operational issues to field personnel and decision makers.
Knowledge and understanding of regulations, monitoring, and reporting requirements.
Willingness to travel extensively. 
Must have a Class B commercial driver's license with a medical examiners certificate or ability to obtain.
Relocation to southern Minnesota may be required.

Excellent salary, fringe benefits and retirement. Resume and cover sheet must be in the MRWA office on or before June 25th. Interviews will be June 28th and start date is July 16th. Mail to: MRWA, 217 12th Avenue SE, Elbow Lake, MN 56531. Email: mrwa@mrwa.com.

Public Works Employee
The City of Long Prairie is accepting applications for a full time public works employee. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  emphasis on water and wastewater treatment, streets, sidewalks, parks, snow removal, vehicle repairs, maintenance of equipment and other general maintenance as assigned. Minimum qualifications: high school diploma or GED and Wastewater License D, C, or B, Water License D, C, or B, Valid MN CDL commercial driver's license or the ability to obtain the license within six months of employment subject to DOT Drug and Alcohol testing. 
A resume and a completed employee application are required. Employee application forms and a full description of the position are available by contacting City of Long Prairie, 615 Lake St. S., Long Prairie, MN 56347. Telephone (320) 732-2167.  Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 22, 2018.

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. Application deadline June 29, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

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 driverís 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.

Desirable Qualifications: Licensure in water / ww any class; Class A or B driverís license; mechanical / technical skills; operation of large equipment.
Starting wage range is $21.58 to $25.71/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 June 22, 2018 earning first consideration.

City of Walker MN
General Duties:
The City of Walker is hiring a full-time Public Works Director.  The position 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, airport, trails, facilities, vehicles, equipment, including wastewater, water, and storm sewer infrastructure. The position performs administrative, technical, and professional work and reports to the City Administrator.

Minnesota Class C Water and Class D Wastewater licenses (Class B licenses or higher preferred), and a valid Class B driver's license.

Applications available at www.walker.govoffice.com or City Hall.  To apply, submit a detailed application.  Mail application to City of Walker Attn: City Administrator, PO Box 207, 205 Minnesota Avenue W, Walker, MN 56484, or email application to terrib@arvig.net. Questions may be directed to Terri Bjorklund City Administrator 218-547-5501. The City of Walker is an EOE
Salary: $57,000-$62,000 Annually DOQ Closing: 6/28/2018 12:00 p.m.

The City of Granite Falls is accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. Water Plant Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Cityís lime softening water treatment plant. This position further involves participating in the maintenance and overall performance of the hydroelectric generators and dam. Experience with SCADA System is preferred. Minimum of Class D certification preferred or attained within two years. Rotating shifts including weekends and some holidays.  Application and job description can be obtained from the City Clerkís Office, or online at www.granitefalls.com. Wage range: $19.56/Hr.-$25.43/Hr. based on experience. Please send application, and resume to Attn: Water/Hydro Plant Operator, 641 Prentice Street, Granite Falls, MN 56241. Application deadline is July 5th by 4:30pm.

WAWSA Executive Director Position

The Western Area Water Supply Authority (WAWSA) is seeking a new Executive Director.  The WAWSA Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the managing and supervising of WAWSA in accordance with the Boardís policies; advises and assists the Board in the formulation of written objectives and policies; provides a high quality, dependable and adequate supply of water to WAWSA members in Burke, Divide, McKenzie, Mountrail, and Williams Counties at the lowest possible cost; and keeps the Board informed about the projectís progress, plans, programs, and activities. Visit http://wawsp.com/news-events/waws-executive-director-position/ to view the full job description, position brochure, and to apply.

The City of Littlefork is seeking a responsible person for a full time Water/Wastewater Operator/Maintenance Supervisor. The position is resonsible for operations and maintenance of streets, storm sewers, parks, buildings, and the water and wastewater systems and facilities.

Required Operator Certifications:

1)  High school diploma or GED;

2)  Class C Drinking Water Operator Certificate (preferred) or the ability to obtain a Class B Drinking Water Operator Certificate within 12 months;

3)  Class D Wastewater Operator Certificate (preferred) or the ability to obtain within 12 months:

Preferred qualifications include 3 years of experience in public works maintenance including water and wastewater and street maintenance operations; along with a Class C water and a Class D wastewater license. Two years of college or vocational/technical/training in water and wastewater operations can substitute for two years of experience. Position requires responding to emergencies after hours and rotating on-call duty evenings, weekends and holidays. Successful applicant must reside within a 15 minute response time from the maintenance shop. Wages are dependent on qualifications. Health Insurance offered and Retirement Plan provided. Applications and complete job description can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, 901 Main Street, Littlefork, MN 56653 or on the city's website, www.cityoflittlefork.com Phone: (218) 278-6710. The City of Littlefork is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.

The City of Medford is hiring a full-time Public Works Supervisor.  The position 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 $41,600-$58,177, DOQ.
Minnesota Class D Water and Class D Wastewater licenses (Class C licenses or higher preferred), have the ability to obtain a CPO license; valid driverís license with the ability to obtain a Class B driverís license with air brake endorsement within six months.
Applications available at www.medfordminnesota.com or City Hall.  To apply, submit an application and resume.  Mail application materials to City of Medford, Attn: City Administrator, 408 2nd Ave SE, Medford, MN 55049, or email materials to medford@medfordminnesota.com
Deadline: Open until filled

Veolia is the largest sustainable environmental solutions organization globally. With over 163,000 employees worldwide, we specialize in water, waste and energy management
Water Operator
Full time
$20 - 23/hr DOE
Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k, Vacation
MN Grade D License required. Grade C preferred or the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment
Job Duties:
Operates and maintains water/wastewater treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water/wastewater treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements.
Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions). Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Six months to two years experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water treatment.
Must consistently demonstrate the ability to learn and independently operate assigned machines and equipment meeting or exceeding processing and quality targets.
Must demonstrate ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, odor control, disinfection equipment, sludge processing filters, belt presses and measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
Must demonstrate a working ability to use computer programs for process control.
Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.
Must possess a valid driverís license and a safe driving record. 
Pleas forward resumes to tracey.anderson@veolia.com

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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