City of Dickinson, ND

Job Opening – Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Date Posted: July 13th, 2017 08:00 AM

Deadline: July 31st, 2017 05:00 PM

Department: Water Department

Compensation: $20.17 – $21.67 per hour DOE (includes $2.50/hour Skill-Based Pay for ND Class A CDL )

Hours: 40 per week

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Application Instructions

To apply, please submit the required City application and Pre-Interview Questionnaire, which can be found by clicking on the links above, at Job Service, or at City Hall. Resumes are strongly encouraged. Veterans claiming preference must submit Form DD214 with the application. The deadline to apply is the close of business on Monday, July 31st, 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact

For more information contact Amy at 701-456-7033, or email hr@dickinsongov.com.

Objectives

$2.50/hour Skill-Based Pay for ND Class A CDL (must obtain within the probationary period).

Incumbents are responsible for inspecting and performing complex operations, maintenance, and repair activities in and on public works facilities and equipment in Wastewater Collection, Wastewater Treatment, Water Distribution and Stormwater Facilities. Required to participate in on-call rotation (must live within 30 minutes of Dickinson).

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operate heavy equipment, machinery, and specialized equipment used in the operation and maintenance of Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Systems.
  • Install, read, test and repair water meters, hydrant testing and maintenance of water distribution apparatuses.
  • Maintain water and wastewater pumping and storage facilities.
  • Operate and maintain wastewater treatment and collection facilities.
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment. Assist with major equipment maintenance and repair as assigned.
  • Perform on-call duties as assigned.
  • General mechanical, plumbing and electrical repair and diagnosis;
  • Interpreting work specifications;
  • Reading and comprehending maps, diagrams, and regulations/policies;
  • Maintaining files and records;
  • City geography and street locations;
  • Environmental standards and compliance requirements;
  • Operation and maintenance of equipment, tools, machinery, and systems relating to water utilities;
  • Public works infrastructure
Minimum Requirements
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Pre-employment drug screen, background check, and reference checks are required
  • North Dakota Class A Commercial Driver’s License vehicle/trailer in excess of 10,000 pounds with appropriate endorsements – must obtain within probationary period;
  • Water Distribution Class I Certification – must obtain within 3 years of hire;
  • Wastewater Treatment Class I Certification – must obtain within 3 years of hire;
  • Wastewater Collection Class I Certification – must obtain within 3 years of hire;
  • North Dakota Department of Health pH Certification – must obtain within 2 years of hire;
Desirable Training and Experience

High School Diploma or GED and two years of experience in construction or utility work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Benefits
  • EMPLOYER PAID BENEFITS
    • Vacation – 8 hours per month accrual for years 1-5. Sick Leave – 8 hours per month accrual.
    • Employees are permitted to use up to 16 hours of sick leave accrual per year for personal leave.
    • Longevity Pay – Sliding scale based on tenure with City (After 5 years of Service). Paid annually.
    • West River Community Center Membership – City pays a portion of annual membership (other discounts apply).
    • Holidays – 10 holidays plus one day for birthday.
    • Employee Assistance Program
  • EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE SHARED COST BENEFITS
    • Health Insurance – NDPERS (SHP) – Employer pays 80% of premium
    • Flexible Benefits – Medical Spending Account – The City puts $450 into a Medical Spending Account for full-time employees Defined Contribution Retirement Plan – Employee 5%; Employer matches 5%.
    • Life Insurance – Employer pays 50% of premium. Supplemental life insurance option.
  • OPTIONAL BENEFITS
    • Flexible Benefits – Medical Spending Account – pre-tax (2017 max – $2,600) – Daycare Expenses – pre-tax (2017 max – $5,000)
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • AFLAC Insurance
    • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan – Pre-Tax or Roth option
    • Civil Service Status upon successful completion of the probationary period.

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