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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Rehab Operator

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

Job Description

Working under the direction of the Rehab Supervisor and supervision of the Distribution Manager and the Distribution Director, this individual is a member of a three-man drew 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 Rehab Crew is charged with the primary responsibility of sewer system rehabilitation; 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

  • Develop an understanding in the principles and operation of a sanitary sewer collection system
  • Capable of being trained to operate a backhoe/loader, driving a dump truck with trailer, and becoming skilled in the operation and maintenance of modern equipment and tools used in the water distribution and sewer collection systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and interpret verbal and written instructions, and write clearly and comprehensible
  • Maintain a good attendance record
  • 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.

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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WWTP Operator

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

Job Description

Working under the general supervision of the Wastewater Operations Supervisor, this position is responsible for ensuring assigned plant functions and operations meet all applicable rules, regulations, and procedures while the plant is operated at the highest level of efficiency and effectiveness.  Plant operators are assigned to work twelve-hour and eight-hour shifts.  Shift assignments require working on weekends and holidays, and to work overtime.

Applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of basic chemical, physical and biological principles
  • Ability to learn the principles, practices, materials, and procedures pertinent to advanced biological wastewater treatment
  • Ability to absorb, analyze and apply new technical information
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely
  • Ability to accurately log instrument readings and operating information
  • Demonstrate sufficient math skills needed to perform wastewater treatment calculations and to pass State Certification exams
  • Ability to understand basic mechanical principles as they relate to wastewater treatment equipment
  • Capable of using good judgment and making decisions in unusual and emergency situations as well as during routine operations
  • Skill in the use and care of a variety of hand tools and equipment
  • Ability to interact in a professional and respectful manner with staff and the public
  • Demonstrate the ability to work safely and efficiently
  • Ability to attend work on a regular and dependable basis
  • Ability to work within established guidelines with little direct supervision

Minimum qualifications are a High School diploma or equivalent. Incumbents must be able to acquire within one year of employment a Class I Wastewater Operator’s License issued by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.  Incumbents are expected to acquire within five years of employment, a Class IV Wastewater Operator’s License issued by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.  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 $17.94 – $26.92 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.