CITY OF GILLETT Utility Operator Assistant in GILLETT, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater. Add chemicals such as ammonia, chlorine, or lime to disinfect and deodorize water and other liquids. Clean and maintain tanks, filter beds, and other work areas using hand tools and power tools. Collect and test water and sewage samples, using test equipment and color analysis standards. Direct and coordinate plant workers engaged in routine operations and maintenance activities. Inspect equipment or monitor operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect malfunctions. Maintain, repair, and lubricate equipment, using hand tools and power tools. Operate and adjust controls on equipment to purify and clarify water, process or dispose of sewage, and generate power. Record operational data, personnel attendance, or meter and gauge readings on specified forms. The City of Gillett, Oconto County, WI, pop. 1,375 is seeking a full-time Utility Operator Assistant. The Utility Operator Assistant will report directly to the Utility Operator. Qualifications include High School diploma or equivalent, knowledge and experience in water/wastewater, operation, and maintenance. Possession of a valid Wisconsin Class AB Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or obtain within 6 months of hire, effective oral and written communication skills. WI DNR certification in Water Distribution and Ground Water and WI DNR Wastewater certification in Ponds, Lagoons, and Natural Systems, Disinfection, and Nutrient Removal - Total Phosphorus is highly desirable but must be obtained within 18 months of hire. The Utility Operator Assistant will assist with operation and maintenance of the water distribution system and wastewater plant. The work will include a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks, related to the operations of the wells, reservoirs, booster pumps, chemical feed equipment, water storage tanks, lift stations, lawn maintenance, plowing snow, water distribution system and wastewater collection system. Candidate must be able to work alone and/or team with other departments. Must be able to work irregular and/or "on call" hours and rotating weekends as required, and a 20 minute response time required. Must possess a strong mechanical back ground. This position also has specific physical requirements and all weather exposures. Must be able to pass background check, physical, and drug screening. Experienced operators are encouraged to apply. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Mail a Rsum: City of Gillett c/o Position 150 N McKenzie Gillett, WI 54124 E-Mail a Rsum: kim.gruetzmacher@ci.gillett.wi.us Apply Online: www.cityofgillett.com/employment