Surface Water Operator/Public Works
Surface Water Operator/Public Works The City of Wahpeton has an immediate opening for a Surface Water Operator/Public Works employee. The city is seeking to hire a highly-skilled, self-motivated individual with good communication skills to interact with Council, staff and citizens. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefit package and competitive wages offered. Applicant must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Iowa driver’s license, and be able to obtain a Class B CDL with air brake endorsement. This position will be responsible to operate, maintain, and upgrade, as needed, all facets of the city water system. Applicant must be able to perform a variety of maintenance work with a variety of light and heavy equipment. This position requires the ability to safely perform duties relating to the operation, maintenance and repair of the City’s streets, snow removal, parks, properties, and equipment. This position will be required to be on-call during evenings, weekends and holidays; and will be required to respond to emergency situations involving disruptions in City services. On-call status is shared with another employee. The applicant must be able to lift objects on an occasional basis and carry, push or pull them up to 10 ft. unassisted. Also, must be able to work in confined spaces, occasionally from heights, in all weather conditions and pass a drug and alcohol screening program. Preferred candidates should have an Iowa DNR Water Treatment Certification Grade III and Distribution System License Grade II and maintain. The City will be accepting applications until the position is filled. Applicants are encourage to apply as early as possible. The City seeks to fill this position as soon as possible. Please complete application material and submit with resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . Materials may also be dropped off or mailed to City of Wahpeton, 1201 Dakota Drive, Milford, IA 51351. For complete job description, refer to https://wahpetonia.govoffice.com.