Monday , 12 November 2018

Wastewater Operator/ Maintenance

The City of Sparta (Pop. 9522) is seeking applications for this full time position.  Essential Qualifications include, valid Wisconsin CDL license with tanker & air brake endorsements within six months of hire, a high school diploma, demonstrated mechanical ability in equipment and/or electrical maintenance, ability to work outdoors in inclement weather, and ability to lift & remove heavy manhole covers using appropriate lifting tools. Applicant must have a strong work ethic and the ability to work in a public environment.  Must pass a background check, drug screening, & physical exam. Desirable qualifications include, experience in wastewater plant operations, experience in machinery, pump & vehicle maintenance, basic understanding of 3 phase electrical systems, and basic computer literacy.  Typical Job Responsibilities include scheduling & performing routine preventive maintenance & lubrication tasks on all plant equipment including pumps, blowers, motors, gear reducers, & vehicles. May haul biosolids to local farm sites using a tanker vehicle. Must record & maintain computerized service records on all plant equipment, occasionally respond to sewer calls & lift station alarms, collect wastewater samples, & perform other operation & maintenance tasks as assigned.

Wage / Benefits:

Medical & dental insurance, State retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, clothing allowance, and state deferred compensation plan available.

Starting wage $19.00 non-certified/OIT- $20.25 Advanced

Send resume and/or application to City of Sparta 201 W. Oak St., Sparta, WI 54656, Attn: Mark Van Wormer, Application must be received no later than November 19, 2018.


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