Employment

Applications are only accepted when positions are open.

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CURRENT OPENINGS

 

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White River Operator

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of White River Operator

Job Description

Working under the direction of the White River Supervisor, this individual is a crew member working in the water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems owned, operated, and maintained by Springdale Water Utilities, hereinafter referred to as the Utility.  The White River Crew is charged with the primary responsibility of operating, maintaining and expanding that portion of the water system acquired from the White River Rural Association; however, it is expected to perform other duties in the Utility’s water distribution and sanitary sewer system as directed by the Distribution Manager.  Individuals employed in this position are responsible for making sure health and safety measures are executed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities to Meet Job Requirements

  • Knowledgeable in the principles and operation of water distribution and wastewater collection systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to drive a dump truck with trailer, and operate heavy equipment and tools used in water distribution and sewer collection systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and comprehend written instructions and documents such as safety rules and operating instructions, and write clearly
  • Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with fellow crew members.  Work well with the public, supervisors, and co-workers.
  • Maintain a good attendance record
  • Ability to execute work directives in a timely manner to meet scheduling requirements and time restraints
  • Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with fellow crew members.  Work well with the public and supervisors.

 

Education & Training

  • Minimum qualifications are a High School diploma or equivalent. Employee must obtain and maintain, within 6 months, a State of Arkansas Commercial Driver’s License commensurate with work duties and remain insurable by the carrier providing automotive insurance coverage to the Springdale Water and Sewer Commission.  Obtain, within three (3) years, a Class II Water Distribution Operator’s License issued by the Arkansas Department of Health.
  • Salary range is $ $18.78 –  $28.18 DOE

 

Interested individuals can submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72764 or by e-mail to kpatulak@springdalewater.com.

This job posting will remain open until filled.

Springdale Water provides an exceptional benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Camera Operator

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of CAMERA OPERATOR.

Job Description

The camera crew is charged with the primary responsibility of cleaning and conducting televised inspection of sewer mains and interceptors; however, it is expected to perform other duties in the Utility’s water distribution and sanitary sewer system as directed by the Distribution Director.

  • Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or GED. Demonstrate the ability to understand the principles and operations of a sanitary sewer collection system
  • Capable of operating, maintaining, and performing minor repairs to specialized equipment and tools used to clean and televise municipal sewers
  • Demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and interpret verbal and written instructions, and write clearly and comprehensibly
  • Maintain a good attendance record
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet schedules and time lines
  • Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with fellow employees.  Work well with the public and supervisors.

 

Candidate must have or be able to obtain, within a reasonable amount of time, a Class II Water Operator’s Distribution License from the State of Arkansas.

Any applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the carrier providing automotive insurance coverage to the company.

Salary Range:  $19.55 – $29.34 DOE

To apply, you must submit a Springdale Water Utilities application.  Click here to apply.

Interested individuals can submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72765 or by e-mail to kpatulak@springdalewater.com.  This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Springdale Water provides an exceptional benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance Assistant

Job Description

Under supervision of the WWTP Maintenance Supervisor, performs skilled work required for troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, and replacing equipment systems at the Springdale Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The Maintenance Assistant provides a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance and repair work on plant equipment and vehicles; performs housekeeping and cleaning of the workplace, equipment, and tools; and assists with other duties as assigned.

This position is required to be on call (duty assignments) at scheduled weekly intervals and to be available for working outside normal business hours.

The following are some of the general duties assigned to personnel in this position:

  • Responsible for preventive maintenance, repair, and replacement of all plant process equipment
  • Perform maintenance and repairs to Utility machinery and vehicles
  • Keep a daily check on the mechanical disposition of the treatment plant
  • Responsible for the safekeeping of all tools, equipment parts, and maintenance supplies
  • Assist with maintenance records of all process equipment and machinery
  • Assist with the inventory of spare parts and supplies needed to keep all plant equipment and vehicles in operating condition
  • Perform daily housekeeping and cleaning of the maintenance facility to insure a safe and orderly working environment
  • Respond to emergency calls after hours and on weekends and holidays
  • Assist operators and other plant personnel when necessary
  • Perform other duties and assignments as directed by superiors

The following are some of the general knowledge, skills and abilities considered essential to perform the job requirements:

  • Capable of using good judgment and making decisions in unusual and emergency situations as well as during routine operations
  • Working knowledge of the practices, methods, material and tools used in modern equipment repairs and maintenance
  • Possess a good mechanical aptitude and fundamental knowledge of electrical principles
  • Ability to detect, diagnose, and repair equipment malfunctions
  • Ability to perform basic welding, metal cutting, and fabrication
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, Material Safety Data Sheets, operating and maintenance instructions, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and technical specification manuals
  • Knowledgeable in the fundamentals of workplace health and safety regulations and demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors, vendors, and the public
  • Maintain a good attendance record

 

Minimum qualifications are a High school diploma or equivalent.  Incumbents must be able to pass an application test and obtain, within three year’s of employment, a Class III Wastewater Operator’s License issued by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).  Incumbents are expected to acquire a Class IV Wastewater Operator’s License issued ADEQ.  Any applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the carrier providing automotive insurance coverage to the company.

Salary range is $19.55 – $29.34 DOE

Interested individuals can submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72764 or by e-mail to kpatulak@springdalewater.com. This job posting will remain open until filled.

Springdale Water provides an exceptional benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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PUMP STATION OPERATOR

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of Pump Station Operator.

Job Description

This position is charged with the primary responsibility of working in the operation and maintenance of all sewer lift stations, water storage facilities and water booster stations owned, operated and maintained by Springdale Water Utilities, hereinafter referred to as the Utility.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect all assigned facilities at frequent intervals to ensure proper working conditions and that security at each location is being maintained.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on all pumps, controls, and ancillary equipment
  • Maintain all motors, switches, controls, standby (emergency) generators, and all other electrical operated devices in a safe and good electrical order
  • Maintain operating records as required and evaluate operating performance of each pump to assure maximum efficiency
  • Periodically clean wetwells to remove accumulated grease/scum, rocks, and other debris to assure maximum pumping efficiency
  • Provide for needed repairs to pumps, valves, controls, electrical systems, emergency generators, and other essential equipment at pump stations and water storage facilities
  • Responsible for the safekeeping of all tools, equipment parts, and maintenance supplies
  • Maintaining an adequate inventory of spare parts for emergency repairs on all pump station components including the SCADA system, which are deemed to be critical for the continued and reliable operation of water storage facilities and pump stations
  • Ensure that an adequate stock of all needed maintenance supplies is available
  • Perform daily checks on the operation of the SCADA system and provide for repairs as needed
  • Assist with grounds maintenance duties which includes mowing, bush hogging, edging, and trimming at each of the water storage facilities and pump stations
  • Clean and maintain all assigned vehicles, equipment, and tools
  • Assist in the development of a maintenance program for all assigned trucks and equipment
  • Provide for the housekeeping, cleaning, and maintenance of workplace facilities
  • Inspect, maintain and provide repairs as needed on the Utility’s security and fire prevention systems
  • Respond to emergency calls at all times of the day and night
  • Assist other Utility crews and division, when called upon, in the maintenance, repairs, and minor construction of the Utility’s water and wastewater systems

 

Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or GED.  Individual must possess or obtain a valid Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months of employment. Incumbents must be able to obtain within three (3) years a Class II Water Distribution Operator’s License issued by the Arkansas Department of Health.   Any applicant must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the carrier providing automotive insurance coverage to the company.

Salary Range:  $18.68 – $28.03 DOE

Interested individuals can submit an application to the Human Resources Department at PO Box 769, Springdale, AR 72765 or by e-mail to kpatulak@springdalewater.com.  This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Springdale Water provides an exceptional benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

10/5/18