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 on: December 07, 2017, 12:11:51 pm 
Started by Greg - Last post by Greg
Job Title: Water &/or Sewer Senior Maintenance Worker 
Department: Water and/or Sewer
Reports To:  Water & Wastewater Superintendent
Pay Range #15    $17.59 - $26.39 /hour


Position Summary: Performs semi-skilled and skilled work in a variety of utilities & construction, maintenance, electrical, control, and repair projects; operates specialized equipment in connection with manual tasks; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision.

Examples of Work (Essential Functions):
·   Performs a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled manual labor tasks in the maintenance and repair of water and sewer lines, lift stations and related facilities.
·   Performs diagnostic and maintenance repairs to electrical control and distribution systems
·   Performs locates for water and sewer lines in response to requests from other utilities.
·   Performs water and sewer locates for own repair projects.  Installs new water taps, pipes, and other equipment, assuring safety, accuracy and the best public relations for the City.
·   Participates in the repair and maintenance of water lines, sewer lines, electrical systems, and controls using a variety of tools, materials and supplies such as rock, dirt, concrete, and sod.  Unclogs sewer or water lines using a jet truck.
·   Repairs or replaces water meters.
·   Cleans or prepares sites to eliminate possible hazards.
·   Receives signals from other equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials.
·   Loads or unloads materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations, and according to directions.
·   Operates backhoes, loaders, dump trucks, pickup trucks, cameras and vacuum equipment to excavate, clean, and repair water or sewer lines.
·   Assures equipment, pumps, and motors have the necessary fuel, lubricants, and supplies to function.
·   Utilizes necessary equipment including hand and power tools such as shovels, picks, hammers, saws, and jackhammers, etc. as directed.
·   Responds to emergencies such as frozen or broken pipes or sewage backups, storms, floods, or other natural disasters.
·   Performs traffic-control activities, as needed, and observes roadway courtesies; follows safety regulations on all work zone and flagging sites, including placing barricades and cones; reports safety hazards and traffic problems.
·   Checks on lift stations by physical and visual inspection, clearing debris from stations.  Repairs and replaces pumps and motors that fail.
·   Ensures all safety policies and regulations are followed and adhered to by self, others, and the public. Performs the functions of the job without posing a threat to the health and safety of others and self.
·   Maintains accurate records of daily mileage, materials delivered, and equipment used by location and project.
·   Answers questions and addresses the public’s complaints and concerns, assuring courtesy and professionalism.

Examples of Work (Marginal Functions):
·   None.

Certificate, License: Commercial driver’s license.

Required Education and/or Experience: 
Six months to twelve months related experience, high school diploma or G.E.D. and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in equipment operations.

Preferred Education and/or Experience: 
One year to two years related experience and/or Associate’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certifications or job experience with electrical distribution and controls systems.

Abilities, Knowledge, Skills:
·   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.
·   Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions.
·   Ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions.
·   Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
·   Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
·   Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
·   Knowledge of municipal repair and maintenance procedures.
·   Knowledge of the safe use, operation, and preventive maintenance of assigned equipment.
·   Knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation.
·   Skill in the use of assigned equipment.

Supervision: None.

Working Conditions:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed more than two thirds of the time to conditions such moving mechanical parts; may use cleaning and lubricating chemicals and ingredients that would expose the employee to fumes, dust, and other air contaminants that may cause eye and skin irritation, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions of rain, snow, heat, cold, and a variety of atmospheric conditions. The employee may also be exposed to high, precarious places while climbing on a ladder or in a bucket truck, and vibration and noise while using power tools and equipment. The employee may work in heavy vehicle traffic conditions, and often work with constant interruptions. The employee may also be exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. This position may be called out 24 hours a day or rotate being on call, including weekends and holidays.

Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk, walk on level and slippery surfaces, use hands to finger repetitively, grasp, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; run; climb or balance and stoop, squat, bend, twist, turn, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Lifting, carrying, moving, pushing or pulling up to 25 pounds occurs with tools, equipment, and supplies. Employee must be able to smell and detect odors such as toxic gas and equipment problems. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus when inspecting work, evaluating defects and using small parts, use of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts, reading reports and meters, and driving equipment. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken-word levels. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all essential functions, marginal functions, responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.

Applicants can go to the City’s website and apply for the position at www.desotoks.us under Job Postings.


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 on: November 03, 2017, 02:02:28 pm 
Started by krwanet - Last post by krwanet
The Rural Water District Manager is responsible for full operation of rural water district distribution system in Pottawatomie County, supplying over 2,500 customers with a safe and reliable water. Oversees and/or manages all activities including budget, payroll, customer relations, supervision of staff in office and field, safety, state laws, regulations, inspecting and repairing water lines, meter installation, meter auditing, equipment maintenance, reports, strategic planning and communication with the public and Board of Directors.

Previous water supply system operations, management and supervisory experience required. Strong leadership, communication, teamwork and organizational skills required. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks and other software required.

Send cover letter and resume to: pottrwd1@gmail.com or RWD #1 – P.O. Box 233 – Wamego, KS 66547

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 on: October 31, 2017, 03:53:22 pm 
Started by Greg - Last post by Greg
WATER TREATMENT MANAGER
The Leavenworth Waterworks Board, a municipally-owned and independently-operated water utility in Leavenworth Kansas, is seeking applicants for the position of Water Treatment Manager. This position is responsible for two 6 MGD water treatment plants and reports to the General Manager. Must possess or be able to obtain a Kansas Class IV water operator’s license within six months of hire. Salary range $80,000 to $110,000 plus excellent benefits. See our website www.lvnwater.com for a complete job description. Please submit your letter of interest and resume electronically to jmahnken@lvnwater.org by December 1, 2017 for consideration.

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 on: October 24, 2017, 08:04:42 am 
Started by Greg - Last post by Greg
Jefferson County Kansas RWD #13 is seeking to fill the full-time position of District Manager.  The position requires a Kansas Class III Operator’s License within two years of date of hire.  The full job description is available on the District website: www.jfrwd13.com.  Interested candidates should submit: 1) cover letter/letter of intent, 2) salary requirements, and 3) resume to RWD #13, ATTN: Board of Directors, 1951 Wellman Road, Lawrence, KS 66044 or by email to jeffrwd13@hughes.net.  Incomplete submittals will be considered unresponsive.  Deadline for submittals is November 16, 2017.

 

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 on: October 17, 2017, 07:52:54 pm 
Started by krwanet - Last post by krwanet
The City of Ottawa, Kansas is recruiting for a Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Crew Chief.  The position performs supervisory and manual labor in maintaining water and sewer lines for the City of Ottawa. Responsibilities include installing new water/sewer services and repairing water/sewer lines and manholes.

The City offers a competitive benefit package.  Pay Range: $20.79 to $30.15. DOQ.  Complete On-Line Application at www.HRePartners.com.  Position closes on November 19, 2017. EOE

 6 
 on: October 10, 2017, 09:38:12 am 
Started by Greg - Last post by Greg
The Atwood Police Department is taking applications for a full-time Police Officer.  Applicants must be 21 have a valid driver’s license and no criminal record. High school diploma or GED required.  Salary is dependent on qualifications.  Excellent benefits including BC/BS insurance, KPERS retirement plan, paid vacation & sick leave.  KLETC certification is preferred but not required.  Applicant must pass a background check, psychological exam and drug screening.  Applications may be obtained from the City Office, 106 S. 3rd, Atwood, KS  67730.  (785-626-9462) Position is opened until filled.  The City of Atwood is an EOE.

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 on: October 04, 2017, 10:20:35 am 
Started by krwanet - Last post by krwanet
Are you looking for a job with a great benefit package and competitive wages?  The City of Lindsborg is now accepting applications for the position of Water Operator II.  The person in this position will be responsible for operation, installation and maintenance of the City’s wells and distribution system, including telemetry.  The position requires a working knowledge of water distribution systems, the repair of water lines and knowledge of wells, pumps and electronic controls.  A class A Kansas CDL is required. 

The position requires a Class II Water Certification within two years of hire.  A pre-employment drug screen and Level 3 fitness testing will be required.

Applications and complete job description are available at Lindsborg City Hall, P. O. Box 70, Lindsborg, KS 67456, (785) 227-3355. This position will remain open until a qualified applicant is found. EOE. 

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 on: September 28, 2017, 10:39:58 am 
Started by Greg - Last post by Greg
City of Ottawa – Water Distribution Water Collection Maintenance Worker I

The City of Ottawa, Kansas is recruiting for a Water Distribution Water Collection Maintenance Worker I position. Responsibilities include repair and maintenance on all aspects of the water distribution and sewer collection system.

The City offers a competitive benefit package.  Pay Range: $13.10 to $17.69. DOQ.  Complete On-Line Application at www.HRePartners.com.  Position closes on October 29, 2017.

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 on: September 14, 2017, 03:59:12 pm 
Started by Greg - Last post by Greg
Maintenance Assistant

The City of Riley, Kansas, is accepting applications for a full-time maintenance assistant under the direct supervision of the Public Works Superintendent.  The maintenance assistant will be assigned various duties necessary for the operation and maintenance of public infrastructure, utilities and facilities.  Essential job responsibilities include repair and maintenance on city streets, snow and ice removal; repair and maintenance on city water and sewer systems, mowing City properties, maintenance and service of equipment.  Applicants must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, must have a valid Class B CDL with air brakes Kansas Driver’s License within six months of date of hire, must be certified or become certified within one year of date of hire in water and wastewater and should have experience in general construction and be able to operate equipment.  Salary range will be based on experience and qualifications.  Benefits include KPERS, paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, and health insurance.  Must live in the City of Riley or relocate to within a 10-mile radius to the City of Riley within 90 days of hire.  Successful applicant must pass drug screening and a background check.   

The complete position description is available at City Hall, 222 S. Broadway, Riley, KS   66531 and posted on the city website at www.cityofriley.org.  To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and a complete job history to criley@eaglecom.net,  drop information off at City Hall or mail to City of Riley, PO Box 314, Riley  KS   66531.  Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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 on: September 07, 2017, 09:25:47 am 
Started by Greg - Last post by Greg
City of Ottawa – Water Plant Maintenance Worker I

The City of Ottawa, Kansas is recruiting for a Water Plant Maintenance Worker I position. Responsibilities include cleaning, lubricating, repairing, or replacing motors, pumps and valves to assure the safe and continuous operation of the Water Plant.

Must progressively acquire Water Operator certification by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment up to and including Class II within 12 months of the first eligibility date for obtaining a given certification level. Class IV certification preferred by five year employment anniversary.

The City offers a competitive benefit package.  Pay Range: $17.07 to $23.90. DOQ.  Complete On-Line Application at www.HRePartners.com.  Position closes on October 8, 2017.

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