Water/Wastewater Operator

Water/Wastewater Operator

Village of Stoddard is seeking a fulltime Water/Wastewater Operator.

Job duties include the following, but are not limited to: daily check of water/sewer treatment facilities, chemical analysis, maintenance of pumps, buildings, grounds, collection and distribution systems and on-call responsibility. Successful applicant will assist Public Works Dept. as needed with snow plowing/removal and other duties.

Qualifications: Associate Degree from a two-year water works course; and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Eligible applicants should possess or be able to obtain within the required time periods WI DNR Grade 1 in subclass Distribution (D), Groundwater (G), Wastewater Operator Certification Biological Treatment: Ponds, Lagoons and Natural Systems – Basic, Nutrient Removal: Total Phosphorus (P) and a Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License

Laboratory duties: Collect samples of water and wastewater and perform routine laboratory tests. Keep a log of operations, record meter and gauge readings, laboratory data, and fill out operational reports and update manuals. Computer literacy with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, and Excel required.

The successful applicant will run and service equipment, make repairs, perform tests, keep records, and monitor meters and gauges to determine plant performance plus general housekeeping duties. Applicants should have mechanical and scientific aptitude. Manual dexterity and attention to detail are important. Applicant must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to lift up to 100 lbs. Applicants must be available to work during an emergency. Follow training in emergency management response and use special safety equipment and procedures to protect public health and the facility.  Applicants should be able to plan, or follow a work program and have the ability to get along well with co-workers. Wage is DOQ.

To be considered applicant must submit letter of interest, resume and application to Village of Stoddard, Attn: Kent Hatlestad, 180 N. Main Street, Stoddard, WI 54658 or email to vilstodd@mwt.net. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.