JOB OPENINGS


General Manager/Operator

Town of Vaughn

Closes: Until filled.

Posted: 4/26/2019

Vaughn Cascade County Water & Sewer District in Vaughn, MT has an opening for a permanent, full-time General Manager/Operator. Duties include performing operation and maintenance duties including water distribution, wastewater collection and aerated lagoon treatment. Successful candidate must be available by telephone for “on-call” weekends and out-of-hours year-round schedule. Must be able to operate motor vehicles and be able to lift and maneuver heavy objects. This is skilled work and manual labor is involved. Must possess interpersonal skills that allow for effective communications with the general public and Board of Directors. References are required. Benefit package including paid time off, holiday pay.

Job Requirements Include:
• high school diploma or GED;
• current Montana driver’s license;
• Montana-license-certified for a minimum of Water Class 3A and Wastewater 3C or obtain them within six months of starting employment. Shall maintain such certifications and updates as required.
• computer literate;
• must live within 20 minutes response time of the District Office or be willing to relocate.

EOE. Send resume by mail to VWS 1161 6 AVE Vaughn, MT 59487 or email vwsdistrict1@gmail.com


Water Plant Operator

City of Williston, ND

Closes: Until filled.

Posted: 4/25/2019

The City of Williston is seeking a Water Plant Operator.
Summary of position:
Performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the moderately complex operation, monitoring, and minor servicing of equipment and chemical treatment analysis in a water treatment plant.

Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of the proper methods of repairing, lubricating, and maintaining mechanical equipment. Some knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment, and methods used in water treatment and pumping operations. Some knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with water plant and related activities and of necessary safety precautions. Ability to maintain, repair, and adjust water pumps, chemical feed machines, and other water plant equipment. Ability to work according to a prescribed routine and to remain alert through long periods of time. Ability to take accurate readings, to keep routine records, and to make arithmetic computations. Skill in the use and care of hand and bench tools.
Education:
High school or trade school graduate, preferable including courses in chemistry and related subjects.
Experience:
Experience as a Water Plant Operator OR any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Necessary Special Requirement:
Must have a North Dakota Water Plant Operator certification at time of hire, or have the ability to obtain within 1 year. Must have a valid North Dakota driver license. Must be insurable under the City’s motor vehicle insurance policy.

To apply, please complete the employment application and submit along with your resume and cover letter to:
Josilyn Bean
City of Williston
PO Box 2437
Williston ND 58802-2437
josilynb@ci.williston.nd.us

More information can be found in this document.


City Services Position

Town of Circle

Closes: Until filled.

Posted: 4/23/2019

The Town of Circle is accepting applications for a full time city services position. The candidate for this position will assist with operating and maintaining the water system, sewer system, streets, park, and pool for the Town of Circle. Experience preferred but not necessary. The candidate will be required to meet physical requirements and obtain State of Montana certification for water and sewer. A valid Montana Driver's License is required and the candidate should be eligible to obtain a CDL if needed.

Wages based on experience.
Applications may be obtained at the Town Clerk's Office at 105 Main Street, Circle, Montana or by calling 406-485-2524.
The job position is open until filled.
The Town of Circle is an equal opportunity employer.


Water/Wastewater Operator

Lakeside County Water and Sewer District

Closes: 5/20/2019

Posted: 4/22/2019

Lakeside County Water & Sewer District in Lakeside, MT has an opening for a permanent, full-time Operator 1 or 2 to begin June 1, 2019. Duties include performing operation and maintenance duties including groundwater source supply, water distribution, wastewater collection and conveyance, and aerated lagoon treatment with center pivot irrigation-agricultural land application dispersion system. Successful candidate must be available by telephone for “on-call” weekends and out-of-hours on a rotating, year-round schedule with other Water/Wastewater Operators. Must be able to operate motor vehicles and be able to lift and maneuver heavy objects. Must possess interpersonal skills that allow for effective communications and interaction with other employees and the general public. References are required. Full benefit package including paid time off, medical, and State retirement.

Job Requirements Include:
 high school diploma or GED;
 current Montana driver’s license;
 Montana-license-certified for a minimum of Water Class 3A and Wastewater 3C or obtain them within six months of starting employment at employer’s expense;
 computer literate;
 experience with electrical fundamentals, motor control principles, and electrical troubleshooting techniques are desirable attributes;
 must live within 20 minutes response time of the District Office or be willing to relocate.

Submit resume and references to Lakeside County Water & Sewer District, 253 Bierney Creek Road, Lakeside, MT 59922 or e-mail to info@lcwsd.net. For additional information call 406-844-3881 or e-mail to info@lcwsd.net. Application closing date is May 20, 2019.


Water/Wastewater Operator

Town of Fort Benton

Closes: Until Filled

Posted: 4/25/19

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:
Performs a variety of supervisory, administrative, skilled, technical, and maintenance in the operation of water pumping, treatment plant, booster station, lift station, lagoon, water distribution system and sewer collection system; Work varies, requires significant individual judgment, with reasonable variations within prescribed standards and procedures; Ability to work with the public.

EDUCATIONS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or its equivalent plus three years’ work experience with water and wastewater system;
Possession of Class III-B Water Treatment System License, Class III-C Waste Water Treatment license, and Class III-A Water Distribution System License and shall maintain such certifications and updates as may be required.
Possess a valid Montana Driver’s License.
Proficient in use of a computer.

More information can be found in this document.
Call 406-622-5494 for application.


Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

City of Sidney

Closes: Until Closed

Posted: 4/11/19

Job Description
The City of Sidney is seeking a wastewater operator. This is a position that performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater treatment facilities and collection systems.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
(A) Graduation from high school education or GED equivalent.
(B) Two (2) years of experience in a wastewater or water utility, or
(C) Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
(D) Not required however, preference may be given to applicants with a minimum of two (2) years post-secondary college or technical training in biology, environmental science, chemistry, or a closely related field.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Valid State Driver's license. Have or the ability to obtain within one (1) year a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL), Class B or greater. State of Montana Certification as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.

Application Procedures

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
Qualified candidates should submit a completed City application to: City of Sidney, Water Clerk, 115 2nd St. SE, Sidney, MT 59270, or email to: sidneywaterdept@hotmail.com. For questions, please contact Jeff Hintz at 406-433-2809. The application can be found at the City of Sidney website.

See complete job description here.


Lead Service Technician

Advanced Pump and Equipment

Closes: Until Filled

Posted: 4/11/2019

Advanced Pump and Equipment is looking for someone to lead field service efforts to assist customers and other APE employees by performing repairs, troubleshooting issues, evaluating and understanding their individual needs and formulating a plan to ensure that they are met.
Qualifications:
-High school diploma or equivelant.
-Small to medium water and sewer utility systems knowledge; trouble shooting ability and equipment maintenance experience are pluses.
-Able to obtain and maintain a DOT medical card and unrestricted driver's license w/acceptable MVR.

More information can be found in this document.
Send resume to: bryant@advpump.com


Wastewater System Operator

City of Ronan

Closes: 4:00 pm, 4/26/19 or Until Filled

Posted: 4/4/2019

The City of Ronan is now accepting applications for a wastewater system operator. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license, be self-motivated, organized and have the ability to work with the public. This is skilled work and manual labor is involved. The employee will be cross trained within the water, street, and storm water departments. Basic hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., but employee will be required to work evening or weekend hours, as necessary.
Application procedures can be found in this document.


METC Training and Development Specialist

Montana Environmental Training Center

Closes: Until Filled

Posted: 3/26/2019

The Montana Environmental Training Center (METC), located on the MSU-Northern campus in Havre, MT, is the center of State training coordination and implementation for the water and wastewater industry in Montana. The Training and Development Specialist duties include (among others) planning, coordinating and processing through printing and distribution of an annual training calendar to include events sponsored by METC ( approximately 25-30 per year) and other training organizations; planning, organizing and implementing training sessions; developing, through contracted services or in-house work, specific training materials and modules; assessing water/wastewater industry training needs and incorporating those needs into future training events.
Interested candidates should go to METC's job listing for application instructions.


Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Glendive

Closes: Until Filled

Posted: 11/28/2018

Job Description
Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of water treatment facilities and systems.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:
(A) Graduation from high school education or GED equivalent, and supplemented by two (2) years post secondary college or technical training in biology, environmental science, chemistry, or a closely related field, and
(B) Two (2) years of experience in water utility: or
(C) Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.

See complete job description here.

You can get an application at the Glendive Job Service Office, 211 S Kendrick Ave, Glendive, MT 59330, 406-377-3314.

Application Procedures

Candidates should contact:
Jack Rice
DIRECTOR PUBLIC WORKS
CITY OF GLENDIVE, MT
300 S Merrill Ave.
Glendive, Mt 59330
PH 406-377-3318 ext 15
ricej@midrivers.com


Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator

CITY OF WOLF POINT

Closes: Until Filled

Posted: 11/21/2018

The City of Wolf Point has open one water/wastewater operator II position.
Must possess a Montana Class II A Water Distribution System license, Montana Class III B Water Treatment System license, and a Montana Class III C Waste Water Treatment license. Must possess a valid Montana Driver's License. Will consider hiring a water/wastewater trainee.

See complete job description here. Trainee here.

Applicants should contact:

Ward Smith
Director of Public Works
City of Wolf Point, Mt.
201 4th Ave. South
Wolf Point, Mt. 59201
Ph. 1-406-688-8308
wppublicworks@nemont.net

or

Ken Luckow
Chief Water/Wastewater Operator
City of Wolf Point, Mt.
201 4th Ave. South
Wolf Point, Mt. 59201
Ph. 1-406-650-8303
wpshop@nemontel.net


Waste Water Treatment Plant/Water Resource & Recovery Facility Operator (WRRF)

City of Glendive

Closes: Until Filled

Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Description
Duties to include (1) Overseeing the operation, maintenance & repair of a municipal wastewater sequencing batch reactor (SBR) in Glendive, MT. and (2) Managing and understanding the compliance activities associated with a State issued MPDES permit.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:
(A) Graduation from high school education or GED equivalent, and supplemented by a Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in chemistry, biology, environmental studies, engineering or closely related field or technical training in biology, environmental science, chemistry, or a closely related field: or
(B) Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the operation of a modern water or wastewater treatment facility: or
(C) Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
(D) Possession of a Class II wastewater operator certificate issued by the State of Montana.

Necessary knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Demonstrate working knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in wastewater treatment plant maintenance and operation activities; working knowledge of laboratory procedures and practices;
(B) Demonstrate skill in operation of some of the listed tools and equipment such as pumps, valves, gates, mixers, blowers, chemical feed systems, disinfection equipment, sludge processing, measuring/control devices, testing equipment, and material handling equipment.
(C) Demonstrate ability to perform process control mathematical calculations; Ability to work safely; Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; Ability to read, write and comprehend English and carry out written and oral instructions.
(D) Demonstrate ability to use computer programs for process control.

See complete job description here.

You can get an application at the Glendive Job Service Office, 211 S Kendrick Ave, Glendive, MT 59330, 406-377-3314.

Application Procedures

Candidates should contact:
Jack Rice
DIRECTOR PUBLIC WORKS
CITY OF GLENDIVE, MT
300 S Merrill Ave.
Glendive, Mt 59330
PH 406-377-3318 ext 15
ricej@midrivers.com