Water/Wastewater Operator

Business: City of Parkersburg, Iowa

Date Posted: 2/22/2019
Time of Employment: Full-Time

Job Description:

Water / Wastewater Operator: The City of Parkersburg, Iowa is accepting applications for a public works position.  Major duties include operation and maintenance of water, wastewater, and storm sewer systems. Applicant must possess or be able to obtain required Water and Wastewater certifications and valid Iowa CDL.   Applicant will also be required to assist with general maintenance, roadway maintenance, and other duties associated with city operations.  Salary (DOQ) plus benefits. EOE. Position open until filled. Send letter of application with resume and three professional references to: City of Parkersburg; P.O. Box 489; Parkersburg, Iowa 50665.

For more information, contact City Hall at (319) 346 – 2262.

MINIMUM WATER AND SEWER REQUIREMENTS:

  • GRADE II WATER DISTRIBUTION CERTIFICATION
  • GRADE II WATER TREATMENT CERTIFICATION
  • LAGOON GRADE I or GRADE I WASTEWATER CERTIFICATION

Requirements for Grade I and Grade II Operators to take exams: 

Grade I:

Complete one year (12 months) experience in the area applying: water treatment, water distribution, wastewater OR

Complete a minimum of six months experience in the area applying and earn 30 hours of Post High School Training (3 CEUs).  This requirement can be met with an AA or Bachelors degree or college courses in science and math.  (1 semester hour = 1.5 CEUs).

Grade II

Complete three years (36 months) of experience in the area applying: water treatment, water distribution or wastewater OR

Complete at least 18 months experience in the area applying and earn 67.5 CEUS (18 months of CEUs at rate or 3.75 CEUs per month).  This requirement can be met with an AA or a Bachelor’s Degree or college courses in science and math. (1 Semester Hour + 1.5 CEUs)

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