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Employment Opportunities / City of Ellsworth - Water and Wastewater Superintendent
« Last post by Greg on January 16, 2019, 02:44:06 pm »
Water & Wastewater Superintendent
The City of Ellsworth is seeking applicants for Water & Wastewater Superintendent.  This position manages staff and coordinates operation of the water system and wastewater collection and treatment.  Requirements: Minimum of three years experience in water and sewer systems; KDHE Water & Wastewater Operator Certifications; high school graduate or GED, Associate’s Degree preferred; experience in a supervisory role with excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills; valid Class B CDL or ability to attain within 6 months and knowledgeable in MS Word and Excel.  Employment offer is contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical and drug screen.  Salary is DOQ. Submit resume or completed application to  or City of Ellsworth, Attn: Patti L. Booher, City Clerk, P.O. Box 163, Ellsworth, KS 67439.  Position is open until filled with initial review starting February 11, 2019.   Job description is available upon request.
Employment Opportunities / Osage RWD 8 - Assistant Water Operator
« Last post by Greg on November 27, 2018, 12:29:38 pm »
Osage Co. Rural Water District #8 is taking applications for a full time Assistant Water Operator w/ benefits.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid Kansas Driver's license, mechanical skills are a plus.  Possible wages $12.00 to $15.00 an hour, depending on experience and water certifications.
Applications are available at 116 N. Topeka Ave., Burlingame, Kansas
Employment Opportunities / City of Larned seeks Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
« Last post by krwanet on November 15, 2018, 11:22:06 am »
The City of Larned, Kansas is seeking a Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator. We are hiring an operator who seeking a challenge. The applicant must have a Kansas Class IV wastewater operator certification. Possible consideration will be made for a class II or III Operator who is willing to take and successfully pass a Class IV exam within 1 year from date of employment. The candidate must be able to successfully operate an activated sludge SBR facility.  The successful applicant will emphasize training, maintenance, cleanliness, teamwork, communication, safety, and continual operational improvements.  He or she must be hardworking, detail-oriented, thorough, and appreciate the importance of proper treatment to the environment.  He or she will be required to attend classes in wastewater treatment plant operation and maintenance. The position(s) will remain open until filled, with the first review of applications on December 3.

The City of Larned offers competitive pay and excellent benefits, including KPERS, medical, vacation and sick pay, and more.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to Monica Steiner, 417 Broadway, Larned, KS 67550 or to
FOR SALE / Pumps for sale by City of Paola
« Last post by krwanet on November 13, 2018, 12:38:27 pm »
For Sale:  Two (2) brand new GreylineTTFM1.0 ultrasonic flow meters  Clamp-on Transducers SE1684 with 25' cable and mounting hardware; pipe size 2"-48"; indicator transmitter NEMA 4x enclosure. 

For more information, contact Kevin Richardson, Utilities Superintendent, City Of Paola, email:  Ph. 913-256-9465
Employment Opportunities / City of Bonner Springs Seeking Superintendent of Operations
« Last post by krwanet on October 29, 2018, 12:45:20 pm »
Water Services Division – Public Works


Under the supervision of the Director, the Superintendent is an exempt position under FLSA, performing responsible supervisory and skilled technical work in the operation and maintenance of the water, wastewater & stormwater divisions for all operations, treatment, distribution and collection, including compliance with State Permit requirements.  Responsibilities of this employee include maintaining all records and enforcing all procedures and policies related to the operation and maintenance of the Division including recommendations to upgrade and improve operations.  Excellent supervisory, written and verbal communication, technical, biological, and organizational skills are required.  Assumes the duties of the Director in his/her absence.

(Requires Class III certification in wastewater and water, 8 years’ experience)
Class III Water Operator and Class III Wastewater Operator certifications
Class IV certifications within one year of employment.
National Incident Management System (NIMS) IS700, ICS 100, ICS 200 within one year of employment;
State Class B CDL driver's license within six months of employment.
Valid driver's license.

Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. Competitive benefits include family health and dental insurance, KPERS, sick and vacation leave.

Job posting information can be found at the link below.



Employment Opportunities / Mitchell RWD 2 - District Manager Position
« Last post by Greg on September 13, 2018, 01:37:54 pm »
Mitchell County Rural Water District #2, a locally owned and independently operated water utility in Glen Elder, KS is seeking applications for the position of District Manager. This position is responsible for the operation of a surface water treatment plant and 350 mile water distribution system serving 4,600 customers that includes another RWD district and six cities. The District Manager reports to the RWD 2 Board. The District Manager will supervise 3-4 employees. The District Manager must be experienced in the operation of a surface water treatment plant processes and regulatory requirements. An applicant must possess or be willing to possess a Kansas Water Operator Class 2, 3 Certificate or Class 4 Certificate within 6 months of hire. Salary will be based on experience, with excellent benefit package including paid BCBS health insurance, Life Insurance and KPERS. Please submit your letter of interest and resume to or mail letter and resume to P.O. Box 17, Glen Elder, KS  67446 no later than September 30th , 2018, for consideration.
Employment Opportunities / City of Wellsville Public Works Laborer II
« Last post by TJones on September 04, 2018, 03:17:07 pm »
Under the direction of the City Superintendent, performs a variety of skilled and unskilled duties associated with the maintenance of city streets, city cemeteries, city buildings and properties, wastewater treatment plant and collection lines, water towers, water tanks and distribution lines, operation of heavy and medium duty equipment and trucks, performs on-call duties, (monthly or as necessary). 

Knowledge of street construction and maintenance;
Ability to perform physical labor under a variety of weather conditions;
Ability to follow written and oral instruction;
Ability to work independently with limited or infrequent supervision;

Must possess a minimum Kansas Class II Wastewater Certification
Must possess a high school diploma, or equivalent and one year of experience in the field of Municipal Maintenance.
Must possess a valid Kansas drivers license

KPERS, sick pay, vacation pay , Insurance, 12 paid holidays

Applications available at City Hall, 411 Main Street, Wellsville, KS  PH (785-883-2296)
 or Email a resume to: 
The City of Humboldt, Kansas is taking applications for the position of Water Plant Superintendent.  Responsibilities include maintenance and operation of the Water Plant, collection and testing water samples, recording data, adjusting chemical feed equipment, overseeing personnel, and meeting all KDHE requirements.  The position requires a high school degree or GED equivalent, and valid Kansas driver’s license.  Two years Water Plant Operator experience and Class 2 Water Treatment Certification required.  The successful applicant will be subject to a medical examination, including drug screening.  Position is open until filled.  For information and application, please contact Cole Herder at the City of Humboldt, PO Box 228, Humboldt, KS 66748 or call 620-473-3232.  Application at  EOE.


Employment Opportunities / City of Baxter Springs - Lead Operator
« Last post by Greg on August 28, 2018, 11:04:37 am »
The City of Baxter Springs, KS is seeking to fill a full time lead operator position for maintaining a water plant and wastewater lagoons. Experience in water treatment and maintenance of plant and distribution lines is helpful. Applicant should hold a Kansas Class 3 Water and Class 1 Wastewater certification and possess strong mechanical and electrical aptitude along with supervisory skills, strong communication and public relations skills as well.

The city offers a competitive compensation package. Wages are based on qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates must pass a pre-employment background check, reference check, drug screen and physical.

Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit resume to City Hall, PO Box 577, Baxter Springs, Kansas.
Mellen & Associates, Inc. is looking for a Field Service Technician - Mainly for valve actuation in the municipal market in the western Missouri and Kansas area.

Company car provided. Medical, dental and vision. 401K and profit sharing.

Please contact Jon Harger at or 712-322-9333 for more information.
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