SALARY RANGE:          $21.40 – $30.58 Hourly    –     $44,512.00 – $63,606.40 Annually

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SUMMARY:  This job posting is for one (1) job opening with the City of Elkhorn Water Utility Department. The City is actively seeking to fill the Water Treatment Plant Operator II or Water Treatment Plant Operator III position. There is a variation of opportunity available depending on your qualifications. Please see below for details about qualifications.

Water Treatment Plant Operator -in- Training: This is an entry-level position that is established for the purpose of performing general labor and semi-skilled work in the Water Utility Department. Under supervision of the Water Superintendent and the Operator-in- Charge, the Operator-in-Training performs meter-reading duties and general maintenance tasks associated with the operation and maintenance of the Water Utility. One to two years of general public works or water utility experience preferred. Must attain the WI DNR Grade 1 and Subclass (D) certification within 12 months of employment.

Water Treatment Plant Operator I: This is a non-supervisory position that is established to perform semi-skilled duties involved with the operation and maintenance of the Water Utility supply/distribution system. Under the direction of the Water Superintendent and Water Operator-in-Charge, the employee performs various duties associated with the operation and maintenance of the City’s Water Utility supply/distribution system. Minimum one (1) year of experience working with a municipal water utility. Must possess and maintain WI DNR Grade 1 and Subclass (D) and (G) certifications.

Water Treatment Plant Operator ll: This is a non-supervisory position that is established to perform intermediate level duties in the operation of the Water Utility distribution/supply components. Under the direction of the Water Superintendent and the Operator-in-Charge, the employee performs a full range of duties in the operation and maintenance of the distribution component of the City’s Water Utility, as well as intermediate level duties associated with the supply component of the Utility. Minimum three (3) years of experience working with a water utility, including at least one (1) year of experience performing duties similar to those of a Water Operator I are required. Must possess and maintain WI DNR Grade 1 and Subclass (D) and (G) certifications plus either an (I) or (Z) certification.

Water Treatment Plant Operator III: This is a non-supervisory position that is established for the purpose of operating and maintaining the water treatment plants and related system equipment in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations. Under supervision of the Water Superintendent and Operator-in-Charge (OIC), the Water Operator III performs a full range of duties in the operation and maintenance of the water utility treatment plants and related system equipment, performs all duties of a Water Operator I and II. The Water Operator III may occasionally serve as the Operator-in-Charge in the absence of the Water Superintendent and Operator-in-Charge. Minimum five (5) years of experience with a public water utility and at least two (2) years of experience performing duties similar to a Water Operator II are required. Must possess and maintain WI DNR Grade 1 and Subclass D, G, I, Z certifications.

OTHER NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or educational equivalent required.

Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license; Wisconsin CDL preferred.

Applications may be filed online at:  https://cityofelkhorn.org