Wednesday , 17 July 2019

Water/Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator

City of Abbotsford is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator. Duties include assisting on the operation and maintenance of the Abbotsford water and wastewater systems.  Additional duties include assisting the Public Works department with snowplowing, working in Parks and Rec, and other projects as needed.

The ideal candidate will be certified in water and/or wastewater by the State of Wisconsin and possess a CDL license. Applicants that are not currently certified in water and/or wastewater must obtain following certifications within 2 years: G – Groundwater, D – Distribution, S – Surface Water, V – Specialized Treatment.  In addition, the candidate must obtain Suspended Growth Processes, Solids Separation, Biological Solids/Sludges, and Total Phosphorus within 4 years.   Applicants must be able to obtain a CDL license within 3 months and must possess a good driving record.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Technical and/or relevant work experience preferred.  Other desirable qualifications include experience in electrical, plumbing, mechanics and general maintenance.  Qualified candidates should possess good problem solving skills and a strong desire to learn.  Qualified must be able to push, pull, or carry 50lbs and perform work in extreme cold and/or inclement weather when necessary.  The person hired will be scheduled for rotating weekends and is required to respond to emergencies in both the Water/Wastewater and Public Works departments.

The City of Abbotsford offers a competitive compensation package including health insurance. Pay range is $18.00-$20.00 depending upon qualifications.  Candidates are subject to pre-employment drug screening and a background check, as well as, a 3 month probationary period.

Please send your application, resume, cover letter, and references to City Administrator P.O. Box 589 Abbotsford, WI 54405 or email with City Administrator in the subject line.

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