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System Operations Specialist - Kingbrook Rural Water System - Volga/Nunda area


Kingbrook Rural Water System, Inc. has an opening for a System Operations Specialist in our Volga/Nunda service area. The applicant must, as of the date of employment, reside in or around the area southeast of Arlington, northeast of Madison or in the Nunda or Volga area. Duties will include, but will not be limited to, responding to customer requests for new hookups; talking to landowners to obtain easements for placement of water lines; engaging and coordinating with contractors to complete installation; delivering materials, inspecting installations, and completing required paperwork. The work also includes flushing lines, installing meters, and performing necessary water sample testing, working with project engineers, maintaining an inventory of essential materials and supplies. The Operations Specialist is required to work with Kingbrook’s GIS network and GPS equipment to collect selected asset GPS points. An explanation of this process will be outlined during the interview process.


Applicant must be able to work rotating on-call shifts, which may include weekends and holidays. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent and the ability to obtain a Class I Water Distribution certification within eighteen months and a Class 1 Water Treatment License within 24 months of section for this position.  Applicant must be able to operate heavy equipment including skid loader, forklift, tractor, and trailers. The applicant must be able lift 70 plus pounds. One or more years of experience in the water field or similar work is preferred.


Due to COVID-19, Kingbrook Rural Water System, Inc., will require applicants to apply online at Contact the Brookings DOLR office at (605) 688-4350 for assistance on how to sign-in or set up an online account and apply.


Kingbrook Rural Water System, Inc. is requesting both a general application form and a resume.  Send both items to the SD Dept of Labor and Regulations, 1310 Main Avenue South, Suite 103, Brookings, SD 57006-3893, phone: (605) 688-4350.  Only those applicants to be considered will be contacted to schedule an interview.  The SD Dept of Labor and Regulations will be notified when the position has been filled. This job posting will close on November 13, 2020 or until the position is filled, whichever is sooner.


This position offers a salary in the range of $21.28 to $23.26 per hour. Depending on qualifications, a higher rate may be offered to the qualified candidate. Kingbrook Rural Water System, Inc., has amazing benefits which include medical, dental and an 8% - 401K Contribution. Successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.


Kingbrook Rural Water System, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Closes: 11/15/2020




Water Operator - City of Sioux Falls


Hiring Range DOQ: $21.89 - $23.69 hourly


Deadline for Filing: Wednesday, October 28, 2020


The Position: Perform semiskilled, skilled, technical, and specialized work in the operation of a water purification facility.


Qualification Standards Graduation from high school or GED certification supplemented by one (1) year of advanced or specialized education or vocational training or two (2) years’ experience in the operation of a Class II level or higher water purification facility; or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority.


Willing to work varied schedules and rotating shifts to accommodate a 24-hour-per-day, 7-day-per-week operation and to be called in as necessary.


Must possess a valid South Dakota Water Treatment Class I Certificate or equivalent within one year.


Possession of a valid driver’s license is desirable.


Application and Selection: Apply online at Most qualified will be invited for testing. If an ADA accommodation is needed please contact, 72 hours prior to closing date, 605-367-8740 or


Closes: 10/28/2020




Full-Time Utility Maintenance Employee - City of Valley Springs


The City of Valley Springs is accepting applications to fill the position of Full Time Utility Maintenance Employee. This person must be able to assist in all departments of the City’s operations to include water, sewer, streets, parks, snow removal, and equipment maintenance. Also to include the City of Valley Springs’s buildings and structures.  Individual must have knowledge and experience with all types of equipment to include trucks, pay loader, tractors, and mowers. This individual must be able to obtain water and sewer certifications. Minimum qualifications include graduation from high school or GED, or experience in water and sewer operations. Must have working knowledge of computers and email.  This individual must be self-motivated and is required to have a Class B CDL. This position is full time of 40 hours per week with a benefit package and will become a leadership role as requirements of certifications and qualifications are met.


Please submit a resume and cover letter to the City of Valley Springs, PO Box 118, Valley Springs, SD 57068 or email  This position will remain open until filled. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 605-757-6555. The City of Valley Springs is an equal opportunity employer.


Closes: 10/25/2020







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