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Deputy Public Works Director/General Maintenance – City of Eureka
The City of Eureka, an equal opportunity employer, is accepting applications for a full-time Deputy Public Works Director/General Maintenance. Valid driver’s license required. No conviction by any state or federal agency for any crime punishable by imprisonment in a federal or state penitentiary. Appropriate character and behavior traits for public relations. High School graduate or GED certificate required. Experience preferred in heavy machinery operation and knowledge of all city departments and functions in all departments. Must possess or obtain a CDL. Have or ability to get water and sewer certifications by the state of South Dakota. Mosquito spraying certification. Herbicide spraying certification. Pay based upon experience. Position open until filled. Apply at the City of Eureka, PO Box 655, Eureka, SD 57437. Contact the City Office at 605-284-2441 for more information regarding job description and application. Any and all applications may be rejected.
Construction Inspector – WEB Water Development Association, Inc.
WEB Water Development Association, Inc. has an opening for a Construction Inspector. Under general supervision, this position requires skills necessary to monitor water works, underground utility installation and infrastructure improvements for WEB Water Development. This position requires ability to travel to construction sites; which may require overnight stays or even longer periods of time away from home and the ability to work flexible shifts that may include nights and weekends, as well as some overtime hours, and work outdoors in all weather conditions. Applicant must reside within 25 miles of Aberdeen, SD.
Applicant must have a high school diploma, 5 years of water installation experience and a Class II or higher Water Distribution Operators certification is desirable with the ability to obtain Class III in a reasonable amount of time.
Closing date for this opening is 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019. Applications and Job Descriptions may be obtained at the WEB Water Office, 38456 W Hwy 12, Aberdeen, SD or on our website at www.webwater.org. Applications must be delivered or mailed to WEB Water, PO Box 51, Aberdeen, SD 57402. The WEB Water Office is open Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., phone 605-229-4749.
Main Transmission Pipeline Specialist – Mid-Dakota Rural Water System
Mid-Dakota Rural Water System, Inc. has an opening for a Main Transmission Pipeline Specialist. Successful applicant must, as of the date of employment, reside within fifteen miles of the city of Miller, which is where he/she will be stationed. Duties will include, but will not be limited to; locate main transmission water lines; perform maintenance and repair as needed on large diameter ductile iron, steel and PVC pipeline; perform water sampling, testing and maintain records and reports as required, and keep stations clean; operate, repair and maintain tanks, pumps, control valves, meters, PRV’s, strainers, ARV’s, clean-outs and blow-offs as scheduled; operate, maintain and monitor telemetry, and cathodic protection systems; assist secondary transmission and distribution specialists when needed; respond to customer service calls as needed; and assist O & M Center to maintain proper inventory.
Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent and the ability to obtain a Class I Water Distribution Certification, issued by the State of South Dakota, within one year’s time. Applicant must be able to perform heavy lifting, the ability to climb ladders and attend scheduled safety training. One year of experience in the water field or similar work preferred, and have a valid driver’s license. Applicant must be able to work on-call schedule on a rotation basis, which include weekends and holidays.
Closing date for this job opening is at the end of the business day at 5:00 p.m. 5th day, April, 2019. Applications may be obtained at the Miller office or on our website www.mdrws.com and must be delivered or mailed to the Miller office at Mid-Dakota Rural Water System, Inc., P.O. Box 318, Miller, SD 57362, Phone: (605) 853-3159. This position offers a salary in the range of $17.27 to $23.02 per hour, depending on qualifications, plus benefits.
Mid-Dakota is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator – City of Spearfish
Responsibilities: The Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator will monitor and control wastewater sources and flows, operating pumps, motors, valves and adjusting chemical dosages. Operators will monitor flow meters, lights, and hour meters of assigned control panels, and according to demand adjust pump rates to maintain appropriate levels of plant operations and wastewater treatment. Prepare water, wastewater and sludge samples for laboratory testing.
Requirements: Associate’s degree in environmental science, biology, engineering technician, industrial technology or directly related field from an accredited college or university preferred and/or a relevant combination of education/experience as may be deemed acceptable to the hiring authority. Candidate must have the ability to obtain a South Dakota Class 1A Commercial Driver’s License with a tanker, air brake, and pintle hitch endorsements within 90 days from date of hire. Candidates must have an insurable driving history. Candidates must have the ability to obtain Wastewater Treatment Certification within 18 months of hire. Preference will be given to candidates with Wastewater Treatment certification from the State of South Dakota, experience in activated sludge, solids dewatering and UV disinfection. Wastewater Treatment Operators are required to be on call and have residency that allows for a response time of 30-minutes.
How to Apply: Interested applicants must submit a City application to the Human Resource Office, 625 Fifth Street, Spearfish, SD 57783; p 605-642-1354; f 605-642-1329; e email@example.com Minimum Salary: Operator I - $16.41; Operator II - $17.24; Operator III - $18.11 per hour; Excellent benefits; Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled. Click here to complete an application. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to complete the job application process are encouraged to apply and should contact the Human Resource Director to commence the accommodation interactive process.
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