City of Hudson, WI. (Serving over 18,000 customers) is seeking to fill a full-time Water Utility Operator position within the Hudson Public Utility Department.

Position in Brief: Performs service tasks in the installation, repair and maintenance of the water utility supply, treatment, storage, distribution, collection, and metering system to maintain proper standards in quality and quantity.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Water & Wastewater Utility Lead Operators.

The operator will assist with performing all duties associated with the operation of a municipal water system, plant maintenance, contractors, engineers, shop work, office work, public relations and will possess a working knowledge of Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS), Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


  • Minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent degree.
  • Prefer at least six months of experience within a utility department supplemented by trade school courses related to plumbing, electrical or mechanical; maintenance experience is highly desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed.
  • Possess a valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) class B with no more than 3 moving violations in the past 5 years or be able to obtain within 1 year of hire.
  • WisconsinGrade 1 Water Operator License with subclass G, D AND I Water Certification or be able to obtain within 2 years of hire.

Salary range is $28.26 to $29.52/hour DOQ, plus full benefits.  A full job description and application is available online at under the “City Employment” section or may be picked up at Hudson Utility Service Center 1201 Livingstone Rd. Hudson, WI. 54016. A completed City of Hudson application must be included along with any other supporting documents when applying.

Applications can be sent to: Kip Peters, c/o City of Hudson, 1201 Livingstone Rd., Hudson, WI 54016 or emailed to by the application deadline.

Attention/Subject: Water Utility Operator Position

Application deadline is June 9th, 2023, at 12:00PM. Questions can be directed to Kip Peters, Utility Director at 715-386-4760 or

The City of Hudson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider.