Montana Rural Water Systems (MRWS) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation that has been a state affiliate of the National Rural Water Association (NRWA) since 1979. MRWS is a training and technical assistance trade association with over 500 member systems and associate members in Montana. MRWS currently has six field positions and one office staff working with rural and midsized communities across the state.
This position will require statewide travel. The role for this position is to support the association’s goals and objectives by coordinating technical assistance and training with other circuit riders, administrative staff and the utilities we provide services for. The Water Circuit Rider/Trainer is required to plan and facilitate water training across the state and travel to systems working onsite to give technical assistance on plant operations and/or compliance issues. This position requires strong general knowledge in utility operations and the willingness to find an answer when a challenge is outside the circuit riders’ range of knowledge.
Other typical duties and responsibilities will/can include:
• Comply with all Federal Contract Requirements. • Training planning and instructing (including scheduling facilities and other instructors). • Emergency response in case of natural disasters. • Monthly log report as well as developing an annual operating plan. • Promotional activities for functions and trainings and promote membership in the MRWS. • Planning weekly travel (with overnight travel required). • Develop informational articles for dissemination (semi-annual H2O-NEWS-4-YOU magazine).
Education and licensing: • Possession of a current Montana operator certification preferred. • BS in Environmental Sciences (not required) or related field preferred. • All candidates must possess a valid Montana Driver’s License, reliable transportation and insurance.
Personal Qualities • Team player. • Basic computer skills in Microsoft applications such as Word and Power Point. • Great communication skills both written and verbal. • Dynamic and positive can-do attitude. • Ability to work independently without supervision. • Comfortable in public speaking in a formal training environment. • Comfortable in a training role either onsite or in a formal classroom environment. • Knowledgeable about the states regulatory process for water utilities. • Ability to research issues and challenges as they might apply to systems operation and management. • Ability to research new projects / services that would be beneficial to membership.
See complete job description here.
Candidates should submit resumes and cover letter by November 9th, 2018 to:
Montana Rural Water Systems
Attn: John Camden
925 7th Ave So
Great Falls MT 59405
Or email to John Camden, Interim Executive Director, at email@example.com.
City of Columbia Falls
Closes: 11/29/18 by Close of Business
The City of Columbia Falls is currently accepting applications for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Application forms and job description are available at our City of Columbia Falls website, at the City Hall Finance Department or by contacting the City Clerk at the email address listed on the city website.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator applicants must be able to perform a variety of tasks including operating, maintaining and controlling wastewater treatment and collection systems; to clean, purify, and remove pollution from the wastewater at the City’s Treatment Facility and collection systems. In addition, the position must be able to operate pumps, conveyors, blowers, belt filter press, and other equipment utilized in the treatment and collection of wastewater. Applicants must possess or be able to obtain a valid State of MT Commercial Driver’s License and be certified as a MT Wastewater System Operator, Class 1. Preferred applicants should have at least two years of wastewater experience. This is a full-time position with a starting wage of $18.16 /hour and excellent benefits.
To apply for this position complete and submit the City job application forms, resume, and provide three letters of job related recommendation to the City of Columbia Falls. Attn: City Clerk, 130 6th Street W., Columbia Falls, MT 59912 or by email at the address listed on the city website by the close of business on November 29, 2018.
Town of Ekalaka
Closes: December 5 at 5:00 pm
The Town of Ekalaka, Montana is seeking an Assistant Public Works Director. The position is full-time and includes the Town’s benefit package. Wages would be dependent on experience (DOE). A GED/High School Diploma is required for this position. Licensing as a Water Distribution Operator, Wastewater System Operator, Water Treatment Operator, Certified Pool Operator, and Commercial Driver (CDL) would need to be obtained within one year of employment.
After an offer of employment has been made, employment will be conditional on the acceptable results of a background check and drug and alcohol testing. After employment, the position is subject to reasonable suspicion testing, post-accident testing, and random testing at any time while on-duty.
For a job description and application contact:
Town of Ekalaka
PO Box 338
Ekalaka MT 59324
Phone # 406-775-8731
Applications will be accepted through 5:00 PM Wednesday, December 5, 2018. EOE.
CITY OF BILLINGS
Closes: Until Filled
Water Treatment Manager
The City of Billings Water Quality Division is seeking a Water Treatment Manager to lead, motivate, manage, supervise and coordinate the Water Treatment operation and maintenance activities. The successful applicant will coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, and outside agencies; and will provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Utility Systems Engineer. The successful applicant must have strong written and verbal communication skills; and understand the federal, state, and local water regulations, safety and environmental requirements.
Salary: $33.88 - $37.35/hour plus excellent benefits. Salary at hiring will be dependent upon the applicant’s education and experience (this salary range reflects steps 1 through 3 of a 7 step pay scale for this position)
For the complete listing and how to apply, see the City of Billings website.
CITY OF HAVRE PUBLIC WORKS
Closes: Until Filled
CITY OF HAVRE PUBLIC WORKS
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
Hours = 40 hr/ week
Hrs and Days vary
$20.35 hr. after probationary period
State of MT 1C Certification required within 1yr.
For an application and complete job description contact the Havre job service.
Closes: August 3, 2018
The City of Big Timber is seeking applicants for a Public Works Assistant/Operator. Duties include the operation, maintenance, repair and construction of City utilities, streets and properties. Must possess or be able to obtain Montana Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Class 2A 2B 3C and a Class B CDL. For a complete job description and application contact Big Timber City Hall at (406) 932-5611 or 103 E. 3rd Ave. Contact Public Works with questions (406) 932-5646. Application deadline is August 3, 2018.
Closes: July 13, 2018 or when filled
City of Hardin, MT – Public Works Director - Full Time $64,000 – $70,000 DOE. Prefer five years of progressively responsible public works experience, including three years in a supervisory or administrative capacity involving the management of materials, personnel, budgets, and purchasing. Current driver’s license required. Application and job information are available at Hardin City Hall, 406 N. Cheyenne, www.hardinmt.com, or call 406-665-9292. Review of Completed applications Friday, July 13, 2018. Position Open until filled.