Author Topic: City of Russell, Kansas Seeking Applicants for Water Plant Operator  (Read 89 times)


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The City of Russell, Kansas is seeking professional and community-oriented individuals for a full-time Water Plant Operator.

The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281.  As a rural city, it is our vision to serve as the Countyís regional center.  We are a community that is dedicated to family, friends and neighbors, where generations care for each other.  We are One Russell, building a self-reliant future.  We are home.

The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs.

This position includes the operation, analysis, and general maintenance of the City of Russellís Water Production systems which result in the delivery of safe and clean drinking water for our community. The employee will be provided on-the-job training with opportunities for certification and continuing education and must be willing to obtain at least a Class I Water Operator Certification after one year in the position. Applicant must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and have a valid Driverís License with the ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Driverís License with Air Brakes. Applicants must also establish residency in Russell County 6 months from hire date. Pre-employment drug screening and job placement assessment are required.

Completed applications may be submitted online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or emailed to  Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm.