Employment

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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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Engineering Assistant

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of Engineering Assistant

Job Description

Under general supervision this position shall perform secretarial, clerical, and administrative support services within the Engineering Department of Springdale Water Utilities, hereinafter referred to the Utility.  Services shall include taking, referring, and handling incoming messages from telephone, fax, and by radio; setting up and managing manual and computer files; preparing and/or typing reports, records, and correspondence; working with the public to develop costing for water and sewer taps; developing and acquiring utility easements; keeping records of work orders for maintenance and repairs to the distribution/collection system and performing other projects and duties as assigned.

Knowledge of effective data entry techniques (keyboarding, 10-key, scanners, other technical equipment).  Ability to use effective interpersonal skills with the public and utility personnel, thinks logically, multitasks under pressure, and prioritizes.  Skilled in use of various office machines.  Ability to maintain confidentiality.  Demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently.  Maintain a good attendance record.

Education & Training

High school diploma or equivalent required.   Advanced training or experience in personal computers and software is highly desirable.

Salary range is $16.06 –  $24.08 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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Administrative Specialist

Springdale Water Utilities is now accepting applications for the position of Administrative Specialist

Job Description

Working in an office environment, wide range of data input, serves as backup to multiple administrative positions. Serves as backup/assistant to duties of the IT Manager which will include a wide variety of Administrative Department data entry.  Further duties include but not limited to payment processing, bank drafts, various billings, past dues, refund checks, processing various reports, customer interaction, daily server backup, and system monitoring.   This position will also serve as backup to billing and accounting functions, as well as assist the CFO and HR/Purchasing Director as needed for clerical needs.  Comply with all administrative policies and procedures.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities to Meet Job Requirements

Knowledge of effective data entry techniques (keyboarding, 10-key, scanners, other technical equipment).  Ability to use effective interpersonal skills with the public and utility personnel, thinks logically, multitasks under pressure, and prioritizes.  Skilled in use of various office machines.  Ability to maintain confidentiality.  Demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently.  Maintain a good attendance record.

 

Education & Training

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. One year’s experience with the operation of system mainframes and personal computers.  T. experience preferred.

 

  • Salary range is $18.68 –  $28.03 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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POSITION:               Fire Hydrant/Water Quality Supervisor

 REPORTS TO:         Technical Services Director

 EDUCATION:           High school diploma or equivalent required.

Must be able to obtain within three (3) years a Class II Water Distribution Operator’s License issued by the Arkansas Department of Health. Encouraged to obtain other operating licenses that are applicable to assigned job duties.  Inability to obtain proper licenses within three (3) years will result in suspension of merit increases.

Employees must obtain, 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.

                        JOB GRADE:           11                                PAY STATUS:          HOURLY         

  1. JOB SUMMARY

Working under the direction of the Technical Services Director, persons in this position are charged with the primary responsibility of working in the operation and maintenance of fire hydrants, operated and maintained by Springdale Water Utilities, hereinafter referred to as the Utility.  The Fire Hydrant/Water Quality Supervisor is responsible for ensuring appropriate health and safety measures are established and executed.

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

  1. GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

This individual assumes responsibility for assisting with daily work assignments required for operation, maintenance, and repair of water storage facilities and pump stations (sewer lift stations and water booster stations).  Work assignments include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Assist with 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
  • Ensure that an adequate stock of all needed maintenance supplies are available
  • 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
  • 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
  • Locate, inspect, operate, and maintain distribution valves and valve boxes
  • Assist in mapping of valves and hydrants
  • Prepare reports and records as needed in the identifications and maintenance performed on valves and fire hydrants
  • Develop and maintain a testing schedule
  • Maintain test equipment
  • Collect samples in the water distribution system to assure compliance with the rules and regulations of the Arkansas Department of Health and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Maintain records and files of water samples collected
  • Perform other tasks or duties as assigned
  1. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES TO MEET JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Capable of using good judgment and making decisions in unusual and emergency situations as well as during routine operations
  • Possess a general knowledge of personal computer/operating systems and the interface with programmable logic controls and two-way radio equipment
  • Knowledgeable in the use of hand and power-operated tools and their application to perform basic mechanical functions and repairs
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentage, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, MSDS sheets, operating and maintenance manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and technical specification manuals
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and interpret verbal and written instructions, and write clearly and comprehensibly
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Knowledgeable in the fundamentals of workplace health and safety regulations and demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Ability to properly interpret plans, schematics and blueprints related to assigned projects
  • Knowledge of basic record-keeping techniques
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Establish a good relationship with fellow employees.  Work well with the public, supervisors, and co-workers
  • Maintain a good attendance record. 
  1. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position requires limited supervisory responsibilities; however, development of management skills is encouraged for future promotion.  Assist in the training of employees with less experience.

Employees interested in applying for this position should notify Kimberly Patulak with a letter of interest by 5:00 p.m. 8/22/18.