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*BookKeeper

Alabama Rural Water Association

Deadline:Open until filled.

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The ARWA is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

The Alabama Rural Water Association is seeking to fill the position of Bookkeeper. The Bookkeeper will be responsible for all or a portion of day-to-day entries and operations concerning accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, bank account management and reconciliation tasks, and other similar concerns as necessary.  To do well in this role you should have previous experience as a Bookkeeper and have used QuickBooks.  Specifically, QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise.

Responsibilities May Include:

  1. Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process.
  2. Reconcile bank accounts each month.
  3. Monitor financial transactions and reports.
  4. Process accounts receivable and payable.
  5. Process checks.
  6. Understand ledgers.
  7. Work with an accountant when necessary.
  8. Handle weekly payroll using QuickBooks.

Qualifications include:

  1. Associate's degree in accounting or business administration. Excellent knowledge of general accounting principles.
  2. High school diploma.
  3. Knowledge of bookkeeping software, primarily QuickBooks.
  4. At least two years of bookkeeping experience.
  5. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  6. Attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  7. Experience with accounting software, especially QuickBooks.
  8. Able to prepare, review, and understand a financial statement.
  9. Benefits include Local Government Health Insurance BC/BS, State Employee Retirement, sick and annual leave, federal holidays, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience (Most likely, $11 - $24 per hour).  Please send your resume to ARWA, 2576 Bell Road, Montgomery, AL 36117, fax (334) 396-7090, or e-mail – arwa@alruralwater.com.

Why Work for the ARWA?

Short Version – We are awesome!

Longer Version – The ARWA exists to serve rural water and wastewater entities.  More broadly, we seek to serve the improvement of the water and wastewater industry at large.  Internally, we are organized in a manner that maximizes personal growth and potential.

We…

  1. are flexible;

 

  1. offer great benefits;

 

  1. seek career-minded personnel that fit in with the ARWA family;

 

  1. value hard work and fun (i.e. – we play as hard as we work);

 

  1. support and invest in our team members;

 

  1. encourage and provide professional development;

 

  1. provide many critical and beneficial services;

 

  1. celebrate our wins, and strive to learn from our losses (much more celebration than study, by the way);

 

  1. are sincere and genuine in our pursuits;

 

  1. supply nearly anything necessary for our team members to be successful in managing their obligations.

 

  1. value work / life balance.

 

  1. value your knowledge and experience.

 

  1. want to learn from you, as you learn from us.

 

Please, take a chance on yourself and reach out and give us a try!  The citizens of Alabama need your input and work in order to improve the services we all depend on each and every day.  We hope you are the right person to become the newest ARWA team member!

*Certified Operator

Water Management Services, Inc.

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Water Management Services, Inc. - Serving Alabama's Water and Wastewater Utilities

 

WMS, Inc. is seeking to fulfill the position of Certified Operator.  Positions will be filled as soon as possible.

Certified Operator

The Certified Operator operates and maintains water and / or wastewater systems depending on discipline.

 

Responsibilities include the coordination and completion of day-to-day operations.

 

The successful candidate will work directly with a WMS, Inc. Project Manager to ensure compliance and the successful operation of a client’s water or wastewater system.

 

Must be a Certified Water or Wastewater Operator licensed in the State of Alabama.  Any level of certification and experience will be considered.

 

WMS, Inc. offers competitive salary and great benefits.  Apply for the chance to join a team of hard-working folks who improve lives in Alabama every day.

 

Contact:

 

WMS, Inc.

2576 Bell Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117

334-396-0105

Send Resumes to hiring@wmsal.com

 

About WMS, Inc.

 

Formed in 2003, Water Management Services, Inc. is available to assist utilities seeking contract services in the areas of administrative, operation, or management services.

WMS was approved by the Alabama Rural Water Association Board of Directors. They realized that in today's world, with so many state and federal regulations governing drinking water and wastewater treatment utilities, many utilities experience difficulty in working to comply with these regulations. WMS aimed to fill that need and now, since 2003, we have successfully assisted many utilities in Alabama.

Not all water and wastewater utilities need outsourced assistance for daily operation and management. However, for some utilities, assistance through a management company is a viable and practical option... an option that may allow the utility to keep its name and autonomy.

Capacity development, a term used in the water industry, refers to a utility's ability to maintain technical, financial, and managerial integrity. These three areas, though very general in nature, must be addressed and met by water utilities providing service to customers. WMS may be an option for consideration by utility officials as they continue to plan for future drinking water and wastwewater treatment demands.

 

*ARWA Wastewater Specialist

Alabama Rural Water Association

Deadline:Open until filled.

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The ARWA is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

The Alabama Rural Water Association is seeking to fill the position of Wastewater Specialist. The Wastewater Specialist is a Field Representative offering onsite training, technical, management, and financial assistance to public wastewater systems within the State of Alabama.

Qualifications include:

  1. At least five years’ experience working for, operating, maintaining, and managing a public wastewater utility.

 

  1. The candidate must possess a Grade II or higher State of Alabama Certified Wastewater Operator.

 

  1.  The candidate must be willing to travel the State extensively. Overnight travel is a requirement.
    1. Minimum out-of-State travel required.

 

  1. The candidate must possess a valid State of Alabama Driver’s license and must be insurable by the Association’s automobile insurance.

 

  1. The candidate must be willing to be drug tested before employment and periodically upon request of ARWA management.

 

  1. Must possess extensive knowledge of wastewater utility operations, process controls, maintenance, and management.

 

  1. Must be able to communicate effectively, both written and orally.

 

  1. Benefits include Local Government Health Insurance BC/BS, State Employee Retirement, sick and annual leave, federal holidays, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, company vehicle, company phone, plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Please send your resume to ARWA, 2576 Bell Road, Montgomery, AL 36117, fax (334) 396-7090, or e-mail – arwa@alruralwater.com.

Why Work for the ARWA?

Short Version – We are awesome!

Longer Version – The ARWA exists to serve rural water and wastewater entities.  More broadly, we seek to serve the improvement of the water and wastewater industry at large.  Internally, we are organized in a manner that maximizes personal growth and potential.

We…

  1. are flexible;

 

  1. offer great benefits;

 

  1. seek career-minded personnel that fit in with the ARWA family;

 

  1. value hard work and fun (i.e. – we play as hard as we work);

 

  1. support and invest in our team members;

 

  1. encourage and provide professional development;

 

  1. provide many critical and beneficial services;

 

  1. celebrate our wins, and strive to learn from our losses (much more celebration than study, by the way);

 

  1. are sincere and genuine in our pursuits;

 

  1. supply nearly anything necessary for our team members to be successful in managing their obligations.

 

  1. value work / life balance.

 

  1. value your knowledge and experience.

 

  1. want to learn from you, as you learn from us.

 

Please, take a chance on yourself and reach out and give us a try!  The citizens of Alabama need your input and work in order to improve the services we all depend on each and every day.  We hope you are the right person to become the newest ARWA team member!

*General Manager

Red Bay Water Works & Gas Board

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

THE WATER WORKS AND GAS BOARD OF THE CITY OF RED BAY, ALABAMA IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A GENERAL MANAGER.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING:

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

CERTIFICATION:    Grade 4 Water Certification is Required.  Certification in Gas issued from                                      the State of Alabama or Alabama Public Service Commission, is                                                    preferred.

 

EDUCATION:           Preferably a B.S. Degree in Engineering, Business, Accounting or Finance                                     or some other college degree with equivalent years of experience and/or                                         certification.

 

EXPERIENCE:          Preferably experience in management, preferably in a public utility.

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

 

The General Manager is the chief officer of the Water Works and Gas Board of the City of Red Bay, working under a five-member Board appointed by the Mayor and City Council.  He/she is responsible for carrying out the directives and policies of the Board, advising the Board about the laws, contracts and regulations which must be observed and keeping the Board apprised of the status of the Water Works and Gas system of the City of Red Bay, both physically and financially.

 

He/she will work with the staff and all employees to provide utility services to the utilities’ customers in a courteous and professional manner, keeping the welfare and safety of both the employees and the general public in mind.

 

PAY RANGE/COMPENSATION

 

The pay range/compensation will be determined by a vote of the Board members of the Water Works and Gas Board of the City of Red Bay.  The pay for the General Manager shall be a range, depending on qualifications, from $82,500.00 to $125,000.00.  The Water Works and Gas Board of the City of Red Bay shall pay 60% of the cost of the General Manager’s family medical insurance provided.  Dental insurance will be made available to the General Manager at his/her own cost.  The General Manager shall be eligible for participation in Retirement systems of the State of Alabama. 

 

Any and all applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug screening and the Water Works and Gas Board.  The Water Works and Gas Board of the City of Red Bay may perform a check of the applicant’s credit history.

 

The Water Works and Gas Board of the City of Red Bay is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in hiring based upon, age, race, creed, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

 

All applications must be submitted in a manner to be received by the Water Works and Gas Board of the City of Red Bay by no later than the 18th day of June 2021 at 4:00 p.m., central time.  Applications and/or resumes can be submitted to the Water Works and Gas Board via E-Mail at rbwg@bellsouth.net or via United States first class mail to :

 

Red Bay Water and Gas

Post Office Box 2007

Red Bay, AL  35582

 

Applications can be requested by email at rbwg@bellsouth.org and by phone 256-356-8622.

*Water Supervisor

Elba Water Works and Electric Board

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Water Supervisor

 

Opening Date:           Immediately

 

Closing Date:             Until filled

 

The Elba Water Works and Electric Board of the City of Elba is now accepting applications for the position of Water Supervisor.

 

Job Summary:  Responsible for administrative and supervisory work in the construction, operation and maintenance of the municipal water distribution systems, lines, fire hydrants and auxiliary equipment.

 

Qualifications:

  • Desired Water Certification Grade II and Waste Water Certification Grade 1.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in management with a public water system.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clear MVR.

 

Benefits:  The Elba Water Works and Electric Board offers BCBS Health and Dental insurance, State retirement, paid vacation, sick time and holidays.

 

Salary:  $40,000 - $50,000, depending on experience.

 

Applications are available at Elba City Hall, 200 Buford Street, Elba, AL or you may download an application at www.elbaalabama.net/job-opportunities.  All applications should be submitted to Elba City Hall or may be emailed to info@elbaal.gov with the subject line “WATER SUPERVISOR.”

 

 

EOE

*Water Plant Operator II

Huntsville Utilities

Deadline:May 20, 2021

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Huntsville Utilities offers a customer service driven environment, with access to industry-leading technology that supports our employee's work and resources to drive career advancement. Join Us at Huntsville Utilities, where our team is customer service-driven and uniquely focused on one goal: To provide high quality, low cost, safe and reliable electric, natural gas and water service to our customers. 

Salary Range/Grade: $22.38 Grade 11 
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt 
Benefits: Yes - See Benefits Web Page 
Employment Type: Full Time 
Department: Water Supply  
Job Statement:  The Water Plant Operator II is a technical and skilled position performing analytical and process related work in the operation of a drinking water treatment plant and meeting distribution system demands while ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.  

Essential Duties:

1.    Assumes the responsibility for the delivery of adequate, safe, and quality potable water and takes immediate action if compromised. This requires working independently during after hours, weekends, and holidays.
2.    Monitors the telemetry and SCADA systems using the information to control the reservoir valves, wells, and booster pumps to distribute finished water throughout the system.
3.    Immediately notifies Water Treatment Plant Operator-Chief and/or Water Treatment Plant Supervisor of results indicative of impact on water quality or the detection of equipment malfunctions.
4.    Monitors and adjusts parameters as needed based on the laboratory analysis of raw and finished water for proper drinking water treatment.
5.    Operates and regulates chemical feeders and other equipment to ensure optimum treatment in the most economical manner.
6.    Reviews accuracy of all written and electronic log entries, records, and reports and ensures all entries have been correctly recorded at the close of the shift.

7.    Conducts regular inspection walkthroughs of the plant reporting any security issues, equipment malfunctions, or other issues of concern to the Water Treatment Plant Operator-Chief and/or Water Treatment Plant Supervisor.
8.    Performs wash down of equipment to include basins, filters, etc. and general cleaning duties using an industrial hose.
9.    Answers routine questions from customers pertaining to water issues or routes to proper personnel for response.
10.    Performs all responsibilities until a relief certified operator has arrived and been briefed on current operating conditions.
11.    Assists in the operator training program to ensure personnel are properly trained, equipped, and motivated so that treatment plant operations can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
12.    Monitors for the development of new water quality regulations or treatment techniques occurring at the local, state, and federal levels.
13.    Maintains the needed continuing educations hours in compliance with ADEM Division 10 in order to remain certified.
14.    Complies with all pertinent ADEM and EPA regulations.
15.    Performs additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Education/Certification/Training: High school graduate or GED equivalent required. Coursework  in chemistry, math, hydraulics, and computers is highly preferred. Must have ADEM Grade IV Water Treatment Operator Certification or have the ability to obtain reciprocity through ADEM within six (6) months. Consideration taken for candidates that have passed the ADEM Grade IV Water Treatment Operator exam but has not obtained the required experience. 


Experience/Skills:  Knowledge of water quality limits, advanced water treatment  techniques/processes, operational characteristics, services, and activities of water treatment plant including ability to operate full range of pumps, chemical feeders, motors, controllers, and process equipment/instrumentation. Knowledge of ADEM Division 7 and Division 10 regulations and laws. 


Equipment: Trucks, computers, chemical feeders, pumps, laboratory equipment, electrical  controls, motor starters. 


The duties and responsibilities outlined within this job description should not be construed as a complete and exhaustive list, as it is not the intention to limit in any way the scope or functions of this position. With the advisement from the Department Head, review/analysis by Compensation Analyst and in agreement from the VP EE, HRD, or his/her designee, these duties and responsibilities may be amended from time to time by addition, deletion or modification to reflect changing circumstances or shifts in organizational requirements.

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions: Requires visual and manual dexterity, including  being able to differentiate color, climbing of steps & ladders, exposure to outdoor weather, carrying  items or equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. 


Other: Shift work required. Subject to “on call” and emergency duty. Safe use of hazardous chemicals associated with the job.   


The Selected Candidate for this position will be required to successfully pass a WORK KEYS test. 


Job Specific Competencies: 
Maintaining Work Life Balance 
Making Accurate Judgements and Decisions 
Demonstrating Initiative 
Following Policies and Procedures 
Acting Strategically 
Delivering High Quality Work 

 

*Water & Wastewater Superintendent

City of Luverne

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Deadline: Open until filled.

Water & Wastewater Superintendent

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A Water & Wastewater Superintendent position who will be responsible for supervisory and managerial work in the planning, directing, and coordinating the functions and policies set forth by the City Engineer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Manages and supervises field personnel
  • Prepares and submits appropriate operational reports to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and other agencies as required or directed
  • Prepares and manages the monthly operating and capital improvement budget
    • Participates in infrastructure improvement project planning and oversight of construction
  • Inspect and maintain mechanical operating equipment
  • Maintains supplies and inventory for maintenance operations
  • Responsible for customer communication and complaint resolution
  • Provides and maintains a safe working environment for employees
  • Work hours beyond the normal office hours, weekends and holidays as necessary

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

This job requires knowledge in several areas including, but not limited to the following: utility billing, customer service, computer systems and applications related to general office (Excel and Word proficiency is required), and a general understanding of SCADA technology.  Must have knowledge and skills of the following: 

  • Knowledge and understanding of ADEM Regulations and Procedures
  • Knowledge of the principals and operations of hydraulics
  • Knowledge of plumbing principles and practices
    • Understanding of legislation and regulations concerning water distribution, meter reading, utility billing, testing
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common factions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps
  • Ability to obtain a minimum Class B CDL
    • Operate heavy machinery (i.e. Backhoe, Dump truck, etc.) – Minimal 3 years of experience

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; must have Alabama Water and Wastewater Grade II Certifications as issued by ADEM; must have three (3) years of experience in the water industry related to the following areas: 

  • Operations and maintenance of a water distribution system
  • Operations and maintenance of wastewater collection and treatment systems
  • Supervising and managing employees
  • Managing customer complaints

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Demands include driving, meter reading, replacing water meters and valves and working within an excavated trench. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must reside within a 25-mile radius of the City of Luverne, Crenshaw County, Alabama.  Maintain a valid commercial driver’s license in the State of Alabama.

 

QUALIFIED RESUMÉS SUBMITTED TO:

City of Luverne

Attn: Michelle Royals

PO Box 249

Luverne, AL 36049

Email:  luvernecityeng@gmail.com

 

*General Manager

Eufaula Water Works & Sewer Board

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

General Manager of the Eufaula Water Works & Sewer Board 
Eufaula, Alabama 
Deadline: Open until filled. 
The Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula, Alabama is currently seeking to fill our full-time position for the General Manager of Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula, Alabama. This is a management level position class that plans, organizes, manages and reviews the work of employees engaged in the installation, repair, and operation of water and wastewater facilities, including the 
wastewater treatment plant and maintenance of water and sanitary sewer mains, fire hydrants, meters, pumps, tanks, wells and lift stations within the Water Works & Sewer Board. Develops agency finances including developing and implementing short and long-range strategic plans and goals. This position oversees supervisory staff of the divisions and reports directly to the Water Works & Sewer Board. It is distinguished from the supervisor class by its managerial responsibility. This is accomplished by the 
ability to perform the following essential job functions: 

•    Coordinates, supervises, and manages agency employees responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of the water and sewer system.
•    Ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
•    Hires, trains, assigns, schedules, directs, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines organization personnel.
•    Develops and manages agency operating and capital budgets: manages expenditures; negotiates contracts and purchases; signs checks; procures and recommends the approval of grant funds, bond funds, and other financial instruments.
•    Develops and implements short and long-range strategic plans and goals.
•    Resolves customer complaints, questions, and concerns.
•    Participates in press conferences; composes and publishes press releases.
•    Researches, compiles, and recommends rates and policies for Board approval.
•    Negotiates, procures, and administers contracts for products and services.
•    Reviews, compiles and approves Board meeting agenda packets; participates in all board meetings.
•    Serves as agency liaison to a variety of external organizations, including state and federal agencies.
•    Ensures the maintenance of agency files and records.
•    Performs related duties.

Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the agency in order to direct and coordinate work within the agency, usually interpreted to require five years of related experience. A bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field can substitute for half of the required experience. Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of successfully managing individuals and multiple projects. Must demonstrate a strong background of improving processes for efficiency and quality and holding staff members accountable for results. Candidates with supervisory experience in more than one area are preferred. A valid driver's license is required and must be maintained. Must have the ability to travel away from home overnight for meetings and to work nights or weekends as required. 

The Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula, Alabama offers an excellent benefits package. Applicant must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment screening after  receiving conditional offer of employment. 
Completed applications may be emailed to isriitzer@eufaulawaterworks.com or mailed to the Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula, Executive Assistant, at P.O. Box 26, Eufaula, AL 36027, or may be dropped off at 840 W. Washington Street in Eufaula. 
The Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula, Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant. 

*Plant Operator - Grade IV

Decatur Utilities

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

 

Job Title:

Plant Operator – Grade IV

Work Group:

Water or Wastewater Treatment Plant

Reports To:

Plant Superintendent

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Pay Grade:

8

Residency Required:

No

Work Location:

Water/Wastewater Plant – WTP/WWTP

Last Revision:

June 2012

 

SUMMARY

Operates treatment plant on a shift basis, adhering to Decatur Utilities, Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and EPA regulations and safety procedures.  This position is responsible for testing and making adjustments in treatment processes as needed to maintain these regulations.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A commitment to safety, providing reliable utility services, protecting public health and providing excellent customer service are the responsibilities of all job positions at Decatur Utilities. We believe that teamwork, open communication, honesty, integrity, fairness, diversity and respect for each other are essential traits to perform all job duties.

 

  • Operates and monitors water and/or wastewater treatment equipment in Water Treatment Plant and/or Wastewater Treatment Plant to control flow and processing of water and/or wastewater.
  • Monitors SCADA control panels and chemical feed equipment, and adjusts pumps, valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate treatment.
  • Observes variations in operating and water quality conditions and adjusts processes to account for variations.
  • Starts and stops pumps, engines and generators routinely in proper operation of plants.
  • Maintains log of operations and records various instrument readings.
  • Regularly inspects and observes pump motors, valves and screens to insure proper working conditions.
  • Fills and adjusts chemical feeders and oil reservoirs as needed.
  • Observes and checks automatic chemical feed systems for proper adjustment and/or failures.
  • Performs minor preventive maintenance at plant facilities.
  • Periodically drains condensation lines and bleeds air lines to insure proper operation.
  • Collects various samples from various plant units as scheduled for lab testing.
  • Assists in or performs routine lab tests as directed.  May change chemical feed rate based on lab test or as directed.
  • Uses a variety of testing equipment such as colorimeter, turbidimeter, pH meter, burrets, test tubes, beakers, gas burners, incubators, etc.
  • Operates sludge dewatering building at WWTP.
  • Performs regular housekeeping duties in the laboratory and operational areas to maintain clean and neat plant appearance.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High School diploma or GED and 4-6 years additional relevant work-related experience.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read, interpret and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, drawings and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence including completing reports, providing technical summaries and recording data.  Ability to interact and effectively communicate with supervisors, co-workers, customers and public groups.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel) as required to perform job tasks.  This includes using software applications for email, word processing, preventive maintenance database tracking and spreadsheet applications and using Internet Explorer to navigate online Employee Self Serve webpage for personal payroll, benefit and employee information.  Ability to operate SCADA and interpret data and information as it relates to water and/or wastewater treatment. 

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to perform and/or solve water and/or wastewater mathematical calculations and problems.   Ability to perform these concepts using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, ratios, percentages, time, distance, weight measurement, concentrations and mass-balance.  Ability to interpret SCADA data and information as it relates to water and/or wastewater treatment and make treatment adjustments accordingly. 

 

REASONING/COMPLEXITY

Ability to use substantial judgment and analytic ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form to perform routine and complex calculations, solve problems and organize information for reports.  Ability to read, interpret and understand technical standards, permits, Local, State and Federal regulations and codes for utility compliance. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.  Required to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities include close vision and distance vision.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Regularly works around electricity, energized equipment, moving mechanical parts and water and/or wastewater chemicals, some of which may be hazardous.  Frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environmental is usually moderate.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, TRAINING

Alabama Water or Wastewater Grade IV Certification; valid Alabama Driver's License; CPR/First Aid Certification; Customer Service Skills and applicable safety training.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Available to work scheduled and unscheduled times to accommodate customer demands and emergency situations, including evenings, weekends, holidays or shift work; subject to random drug testing and driver’s license checks according to DU policies; wear DU provided uniforms and maintain neat and clean appearance for meeting public; and perform all job tasks in a safe and professional manner.

 

*Project Manager

Water Management Services, Inc.

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Water Management Services, Inc. - Serving Alabama's Water and Wastewater Utilities

 

WMS, Inc. is seeking to fulfill the position of Project Manager.  Position will be filled as soon as possible.

Project Manager

 

The Project Manager assists with management of key client projects.

 

Responsibilities include the coordination and completion of day-to-day operation oversight and management.

 

The successful candidate will work directly with the President of WMS, Inc. to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope of the utility’s needs and budget. He or she will coordinate with other employees to ensure all aspects of regulatory, routine, and emergency operations and proper utility management are achieved.

 

Oversee all aspects of the client utility’s operations including setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities and monitoring and summarizing progress of the work performed. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of the client or utility’s operation.

 

May require a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Must be a Grade II or higher Certified Water Operator licensed in the State of Alabama.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of the client utility’s operation

• Ensure that all work is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

• Assist in the definition of long-range planning and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

• Supervise and manage employees as designated by the President of WMS, Inc.

• Ensure resource availability and allocation

• Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress

• Manage changes to the long-range plans, scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

• Measure performance using appropriate tools and techniques

• Report and escalate to management as needed including Operations Reports to the client board members during their designated meeting

• Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders

• Preform risk management to minimize risks

• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

• Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals

• Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members

• Use and continually develop leadership skills

• Maintain a positive outlook for future needs and improvements

• Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency

• Preform other related duties as assigned

• Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs

 

REQUIREMENTS:

• Proven working experience in utility operations and management

• Certified Water Grade II or higher Alabama Operator License

• Supervisory Experience in managing personnel and establishing schedules

• Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills

• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

• Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

 

PROJECT MANAGER TOP SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES:

• Coaching

• Supervision

• Staffing

• Water/Wastewater Management

• Management

• Process Improvement

• Planning

• Performance Management

• Inventory Control

• Verbal Communication

• Written Communication Skills

• Microsoft Office Experience

• Willingness to accept on-call responsibilities

• Willingness to travel

 

Contact:

 

WMS, Inc.

2576 Bell Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117

334-396-0105

Send Resumes to hiring@wmsal.com

 

About WMS, Inc.

 

Formed in 2003, Water Management Services, Inc. is available to assist utilities seeking contract services in the areas of administrative, operation, or management services.

WMS was approved by the Alabama Rural Water Association Board of Directors. They realized that in today's world, with so many state and federal regulations governing drinking water and wastewater treatment utilities, many utilities experience difficulty in working to comply with these regulations. WMS aimed to fill that need and now, since 2003, we have successfully assisted many utilities in Alabama.

Not all water and wastewater utilities need outsourced assistance for daily operation and management. However, for some utilities, assistance through a management company is a viable and practical option... an option that may allow the utility to keep its name and autonomy.

Capacity development, a term used in the water industry, refers to a utility's ability to maintain technical, financial, and managerial integrity. These three areas, though very general in nature, must be addressed and met by water utilities providing service to customers. WMS may be an option for consideration by utility officials as they continue to plan for future drinking water and wastwewater treatment demands.

 

*Utility Engineer

Madison Utilities

Deadline:Open until filled.

Madison Utilities is seeking a Utility Engineer. Alabama Professional Engineering Certificate (PE) required. Supervisory and utility experience preferred. Must have valid driver's license. Salary range $60,300 - $99,819 with excellent benefits. Madison Utilities is an Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Employer.

*Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in Training

Hanceville Water Works & Sewer Board

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Wastewater Treatment Plant

Operator in Training

The Water Works and Sewer Board of the City of Hanceville

Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of the

facility. Knowledge of process control procedures, lab testing and being able to analyze and

perform required operational adjustments to the system as necessary to meet compliance

reporting, standards and regulations of the Alabama Department of Environmental

Management and the EPA is beneficial.

The successful candidate will be expected to obtain licensure as an Alabama Wastewater

Operator within 18 months of the date of hire.

Requirements:

• High school diploma or GED.

• Must be familiar with OSHA Safety Requirements.

• Daily inspections of lift stations and wells.

• Ground maintenance of the plant area.

• Must have a valid Alabama State driver’s license.

• Experience and knowledge of wastewater treatment operations is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work alternating weekend shifts.

• Ability to lift 50 lbs.

• Ability to detect and differentiate colors.

Benefits:

The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package. Special consideration will be

given for existing experience and Alabama Wastewater Operator licensure.

Applicant Information:

Pre-employment drug testing and motor vehicle record will be required.

The Water Works and Sewer Board of the City of Hanceville

203 Main St NW

Hanceville, AL 35077

Fax: (256) 352-1216

 

Please resume to HWWSBJL@gmail.com

 

*Wastewater Operator Intern

City of Pell City

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

POSITION TITLE: Wastewater Operator Intern 

JOB STATUS: Full time 

Pay Range 10: $27,643.20 – $45,718.40 

ANTICIPATED START DATE:     Following successful completion of background check and drug screen 

SYNOPSIS:  Intern learns the operations of a conventional wastewater treatment plant. Intern works only when an experienced Operator is present. The Intern assists in various tasks, which include cleaning and maintaining facilities; monitoring controls, gauges, valves, meters; and assisting in the laboratory. Incumbent works under the supervision of the Wastewater Chief Operator.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

 Be a graduate from an accredited high school, or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED)

 Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license.

 Must possess computer skills necessary to perform the essential functions of the position

 Must be willing to travel overnight to attend continuing education courses and workshops

 Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position

 Must be willing to work non-standard hours as required

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 Must acquire certification for Grade III Wastewater within thirty-six (36) months from date of hire

 Assist in the operations of the wastewater treatment plant on an assigned shift

 Attend and successfully complete State required classes, training programs, and seminars

 Assist in performing quality control and process control functions

 Ensure adherence to safe working practices and procedures

 Assist in performing precise laboratory tests and record the results

 Assist in compiling, maintaining, and updating plant operations logs and reports

 Assist in performing and recording mathematical calculations related to plant operations

 Check and maintain all equipment

 Perform routine plant cleaning and maintenance

 Assist in calibrating chemical feed equipment and laboratory equipment

 Answer emergency calls

 Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

 Paint buildings and equipment

 Operate mowers and power equipment

 Perform other job related duties and special projects as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

 Some knowledge of state of the art wastewater treatment methods and procedures

 Some knowledge of the required legal standards and reports

 Some knowledge of chemical ratios and operation of related equipment

 Ability to express thoughts clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing

 Ability to keep organized legible records

 Ability to read well and grasp the meaning of written communications

 Ability to understand physical and biological processes

 Ability to understand general chemistry

 Ability to use basic arithmetic and geometry

BENEFITS AVAILABLE FOR FULL TIME POSITION

 BCBS Health/Dental (single coverage paid by City)

 EMC Life Insurance (paid by City)

 Retirement through RSA (with a City match)

 Vision Plan

 AFLAC

 Sick leave (accrued when paid bi-weekly)

 Vacation (after successfully completing 1 year probation)

 Direct Deposit

 Paid Holidays

APPLICATION DEADLINE/PROCEDURE:

1. Complete application files must be received at the City Hall.  This position will remain open until filled.

2. A complete file consists of:

 A current City of Pell City employment application

 Current resume [Note: Resume, when required, should address how the applicant has fulfilled the qualifications, required and preferred (if applicable), listed on this job announcement]

3. The City of Pell City may extend the application deadline to ensure an adequate pool of qualified applicants. Applications received after the deadline or incomplete applications, will not be considered.

4. Applicant may be required to submit employment verifications from current and prior employers prior to job offer being made.

5. Application forms may be downloaded at our website:  www.Pell-City.com or City Hall and should be returned to:

City of Pell City Human Resources 1905 1st Avenue North Pell City, AL 35125 

Email: dchildre@cityofpellcity.net     Fax: 205-338-2320

Individuals selected as finalists will be invited for an interview.  Applicants must travel at their own expense. If you have a disability and may require accommodations, please notify us at 205-338-2244. 

WEBSITE: www.Pell-City.com

The City of Pell City is an equal opportunity employer. It is the official policy of the City of Pell City that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, handicap, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. The City of Pell City will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. 

*Director of Public Works

City of Linden

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, handling employee concerns and issues, assigning work, counseling, recommends disciplinary employees in achieving desired results.
  • Plans, prioritizes, and coordinates all activities of the Public Works Department.
  • Directs and requires all employees to follow all safety rules and precautions in daily duties and in the operation of equipment.
  • Maintain water and sewer service to consumers, including construction, maintenance, and repair of water and sewer mains, valves, and service connections and related water distribution equipment and sewer system equipment.
  • Estimate costs of main extensions and coordinating with developers and property owners in extending mains.
  • Supervises repair, testing and maintenance of water meters and supervises records relating to tapping and connecting with mains.
  • Directs the maintenance, repair, and construction of city streets, bridges, drains and sewers; requisitions necessary materials and supplies; plans work methods and procedures, and instructs and advises employees in work methods.
  • Inspects and maintains equipment maintenance, records, and costs.
  • Reviews and takes appropriate action on public complaints and issues.
  • Inspects sites needing repair and determines methods to be used and cost involved.
  • Gives input to the preparation of annual budget.
  • Attend and report to the Utility Board.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to five years’ public works experience or closely related field.

 

Water and Sewer Operator certification recommended.

 

To Apply

 

Contact Linden City Hall for application.

334-295-5051

 

211 N. Main St.

Linden, Alabama 36748

*Water Superintendent - Water Grade I

Jackson's Gap Water Authority

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Water Superintendent

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A Water Superintendent position for the Jackson’s Gap Water Authority who will be responsible for supervisory, and managerial work in the planning, directing, and coordinating the functions and policies set forth by the Board.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Manages and supervises field personnel
  • Prepares and submits appropriate operational reports to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and other agencies as required or directed
  • Prepares and manages the monthly operating and capital improvement budget
  • Responsible for customer communication and complaint resolution
  • Maintains supplies and inventory for maintenance operations
  • Inspect and maintain mechanical operating equipment
  • Provides and maintains a safe working environment for employees
  • Work hours beyond the normal office hours, weekends and holidays as necessary

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

This job requires knowledge in several areas including, but not limited to the following: utility billing, customer service, computer systems and applications related to general office (Excel and Word proficiency is required), and a general understanding of SCADA technology.  Must have knowledge and skills of the following:

 

  • Knowledge and understanding of ADEM Regulations and Procedures
  • Knowledge of the principals and operations of hydraulics
  • Knowledge of plumbing principles and practices
  • Understanding of legislation and regulations concerning water distribution, meter reading, utility billing, testing
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common factions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to read and interpret maps
  • Operate heavy machinery (i.e. Trackhoe, backhoe) – Minimal 3 years of experience

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; must have an Alabama Grade I Certification as issued by ADEM; must have three (3) years of experience in the water industry related to the following areas:

 

  • Operations and maintenance of a water distribution system
  • Supervising and managing people

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Demands include driving, meter reading, replacing water meters and valves and working within an excavated trench. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must reside within a 25-mile radius of the office of the Jackson’s Gap Water Authority located in Jackson’s Gap, Tallapoosa County, Alabama.  Include a recent profile photograph. Maintain a valid driver’s license in the State of Alabama.

 

QUALIFIED RESUMÉS SUBMITTED TO:

CDG Engineers & Associates, Inc.

778 N. Dean Road, Suite 200-A

Auburn, AL 36830

ATTN:  Jeffrey A. Harrison, P.E.

Email:  jeff.harrison@cdge.com

*Water Operator IV

City of Calera

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

City of Calera

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:        Water Operator IV  

 

Department:  Public Works – Water Production

 

FLSA:                                                                         Grade: 9B

 

Job Description Prepared:  May 2007

 

Note:   Statements included in this description are intended to reflect in general the duties and responsibilities of this job and are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive.  The employee may be assigned other duties that are not specifically included.

 

Relationships

 

Reports to:                            Water Plant Superintendent                                 

 

Subordinate Staff:                Department Employees in Absence of Superintendent

 

Other Internal Contacts:     All Water Division and Public Works Employees; All City Departments

                                                             

External Contacts:               ADEM; EPA; General Public; Alabama Line Location; Water Operators; ARWA; Suppliers; Vendors; Contractors; Builders

 

Job Summary

 

Under the direction of the Water Plant Superintendent, the employee pulls and tests random water samples from plant and distribution points according to state guidelines and requirements.  Performs plant and well maintenance and operates grade IV plant alone or with assistance. Assists department and division employees with repairing leaks, making taps, and setting meters.  Supervises work of employees for accuracy and completion.

 

Job Domains

 

A.        Micro-Filtration Plant Operations

 

  1. Operates micro-filtration plant, including: filtration and disinfection of potable water.
  2. Monitors and sets chemical dosage for disinfection.
  3. Controls rate of filtration process.
  4. Facilitates pumping of water out into distribution system.
  5. Maintains records on computer and hard-copy as required.

 

B.        Pulling and Testing Samples

 

  1. Prepares faucets for sampling and pulls random samples according to state requirement.
  2. Performs tests on samples.
  3. Runs chlorine residual test on all samples except for raw sample from well.
  4. Labels samples.
  5. Calculates and interprets test results.
  6. Respond appropriately to test results; initiates treatments as required.
  7. Measures samples as required.
  8. Prepares paperwork chain of custody form for laboratory, including locations and addresses, etc.

 

C.        Reports

 

  1. Maintains records as required.
  2. Compile and files all reports on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and an annual basis as required.
  3. Maintain hard copies of all reports as required.
  4. Uses the computer program to enter and file reports as required.
  5. Completes and submits all reports as required.

 

D.        Supervision

           

  1.        Ensures safety rules and regulations are observed by subordinate                 employees.        

 

E.        Maintenance

 

  1. Changes oil in pumps, lubricates pumps, paints lines, and keeps facilities clean.
  2. Changes out chlorine cylinders as needed and required.
  3. Adjusts levels of chlorine as needed.
  4. Performs all aspects of water treatment maintenance.
  5. Operates mowers and weed-eaters; uses hand tools.

 

F.         Leaks, Taps, and Meters

 

  1. Locates and repairs water leaks.
  2. Makes taps, runs service lines, and sets meters.
  3. May drive vehicles to perform job.
  4. Performs other duties as necessary.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

(* Can be acquired on the job)

 

  1. *Knowledge of City and department policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  2. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of public water systems.
  3. Ability to maintain a satisfactory working relationship with the public.
  4. Ability to coordinate and communicate with contractors and state regulatory officials.
  5. Ability to keep detailed and accurate records.
  6. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical diagrams.
  7. Ability to prepare reports using the computer and on hard-copy.
  8. Ability to supervise division employees.
  9. Ability to wear safety equipment.
  10. Ability to lift heavy objects and equipment weighing in excess of 50 pounds.
  11. Math skills to measure and calculate.
  12. Visual acuity to read gauges.
  13. Skills in using computers.

 

                                                        Other Characteristics

 

1.         Possess high school diploma or equivalent.

2.         Minimum of 2 years prior experience working as a certified Water Operator.

3.         Certified as a Grade IV Water Operator, required.

4.         Ability to work non-standard hours and overtime as required.

5.         Possess a current and valid Alabama driver’s license.

6.        Ability to attend continuing education programs to maintain certifications.

 

Work Environment

 

The work environment involves high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations or unusual environmental stress which require a range of safety and other precautions, e.g. working at great heights under extreme weather conditions, subject to physical attack or mob conditions, or similar situations where conditions cannot be controlled.

 

 

 

Physical Demands

 

The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing of tall ladders, lifting heavy objects over 50 lbs., crouching or crawling in restricted areas, and defending oneself or others from physical attack.

 

*Electrician - Plants

Decatur Utilities

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A commitment to safety, providing reliable utility services, protecting public health and providing excellent customer service are the responsibilities of all job positions at Decatur Utilities. We believe that teamwork, open communication, honesty, integrity, fairness, diversity and respect for each other are essential traits to perform all job duties.

 

  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provides access for future maintenance, and avoids unsightly, hazardous and unreliable wiring consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
  • Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings and flooring.
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit.
  • Pulls wiring through conduit and splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together and applying tape or terminal caps.
  • Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment.
  • Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, RTVs, PLCs and circuit-breaker panels.
  • Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads.
  • Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer and oscilloscope.
  • Monitors functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, repairs or replacement of faulty equipment.
  • Cuts and welds steel structural members.
  • Troubleshoots instrumentation and control loops (opened and closed) and repairs or replaces as needed.
  • Familiar with SCADA and remote control systems to troubleshoot and repair.
  • Understands the methodology and control scheme of process instrumentation and control systems.
  • Calibrates instrumentation such as flow meters and chlorine analyzers.

*Grade 1 or Higher Water Operator Needed

Town of Camp Hill Utility Department

Deadline:Open until filled.

Grade 1 or Higher Water Operator Needed

 

Town of Camp Hill Utility Department is looking to hire a part or full time Grade 1 or higher water operator to handle all Alabama Department of Environmental Management Required reports.

 

Come by the office to fill out a application at

309 Holley Avenue

M-F 8am - 11:30am & 12:30pm-4pm

*Wastewater Manager

Dallas County Water & Sewer Authority

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

The Dallas County Water & Sewer Authority is seeking to fill the Wastewater Managers position. Candidates for this position must be Grade 3 wastewater certified and have knowledge of running a wastewater treatment facility.

 

Benefits include: BC/BS Health insurance, Dental and Vision insurance, State Employee Retirement, Vacation and Sick Leave  

 

Resumes can be emailed to davidhamm@hughes.net or mailed to:

 

Attention David Hamm

Dallas County Water & Sewer Authority

P.O. Box 1413

Selma, Al 36701

*General Laborer

The Utilities Board of the City of Rainbow City

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

 

              General Laborer

 

 

Qualifications

  • Graduation from a Senior High School or equivalent.
  • Any combination of experience, and training equivalent to experience, in

public contact work which has provided familiarity with water utility

operations.

  • Possess, or the ability to possess, a valid (Class B) CDL license as issued by

      the Alabama Department of Public Safety.

  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude; evidence of trustworthiness and ethical conduct; effective human relation skills; professionalism.

 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to operate equipment to repair, install or maintain utility meters, lines, services, and fire hydrants.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate minor construction and automotive equipment on occasion or relief basis, and use power tools.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other

employees and the general public.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to adhere to prescribed Board Policies 
  • Health and physical condition to permit outdoor work; heavy lifting, and other strenuous physical task over extended periods of time, in varying weather conditions; ability to bend, stoop, crouch, crawl; normal vision and hearing.

 

Duties

  • Maintenance of water and sewer system including repairs, installation or maintenance of water meters, lines, services, and fire hydrants.
  • Transports equipment, drives dump truck.
  • Operates minor construction and automotive equipment, uses power tools.
  • Works after hours, weekends, and holidays, in varying weather conditions, to repair the water/wastewater system, or any other utility emergency situation.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

 

Pay starting at $15.00 per hour plus benefits.  Utility experience preferred.

 

Please email resume to kcarter@rbcwater.net

*Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator

Calhoun County Water Authority

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

The Calhoun County Water Authority is looking to hire a Grade III Water Treatment Plant Operator.

Applicants must be Grade III certified or higher and have a valid driver’s license to be considered

for the position. Salary will be based on experience. Benefits include BCBS medical and dental

state retirement vacation, holidays and sick leave. Possibly consider a grade II operator that is

seeking advancement.

Resumes can be mailed to or emailed to ccwafplant@aol.com

Calhoun County Water Authority

P.O. Box 200

Alexandria, Al. 36250

*Grade I Water Operator

Mulga Water & Gas

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Mulga Water & Gas is looking to hire a full time Grade 1  water operator to assist in repairing leaks,  making taps, and maintaining water system properties. 

  • Must have valid driver's license with good driving record. 
  • Must have a good ethical work habit.  
  • Subject drug testing.  
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and/or push 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds or more. 
  • Must have a strong ability to follow oral and written instructions, which includes read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at the level required for successful job performance. 
  • Must be be willing to be on call  
  • Master gasfitter would be a plus

Salary is based on experience with paid vacation and sick time. 

Come by the office to fill out an application at 505 Mulga Loop Rd. Mulga,Al.35118 
 
Open: Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm  
or send Resumes to varner09.kv@gmail.com 

*Wastewater Operator III/Lead Operator

City of Calera

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

See the attached PDF for the Full Job Descriptions

*For Sale

Daphne Utilities

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Headworks Bar Screen - Andritz model 1200x3300x6 

The screen was installed in 2010 and taken out of service in 2019. Screen was operational at that time. Daphne Utilities ordered the recommended parts to repair and update the screen but removed from service instead. Those parts ($16K value) are included and are still in original packaging.  Can email pictures. Contact Goeff Wilkins 251-533-5342 goeff@daphneutilities.com

*Grade IV Water Operator

City of LaFayette

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

The City of LaFayette is seeking a full-time Grade IV Water Plant Operator. The successful candidate will need to possess a current Alabama Grade IV Water Certificate. The successful candidate should also possess considerable knowledge of surface water treatment with preferably at least two years of work experience at a Surface Water Treatment Plant. Applicant should be willing to work on weekends, nights, and holidays when assigned. Lifting, shoveling and climbing ladders/stairs is required.

 

Any person interested should send a resume to City of LaFayette, Attn: Ann Gleaton P.O. Box 87 LaFayette, AL 36862. The person selected will need to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check, and shall have a valid driver’s license. Any questions should be directed to Water Superintendent Ann Gleaton, at 334-864-0686 or 334-864-9363. The position is open until filled.

 

The City of LaFayette is an equal opportunity employer.

 

*Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager

Abednego Environmental Services, LLC

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Job Description: Pre/Treatment Physical/Chemical Industrial Wastewater Treatment 

Job Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager 

Location: Hyundai Motor Mfr. of Montgomery  

Reports To:  Jay Dearing 

 

* Must have current State of Alabama Wastewater Operators License. Grade III or Grade IV preferred However Other Grade Level’s would be considered depending on Experience.

* Must have High School Diploma or GED Certificate minimum

* Must have valid Driver’s License.

* Must live within 30 mins. Of Montgomery, Alabama or be willing to relocate.

* Must pass background check and drug screening

* Responsible for all aspects of the Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant to include but not limited to removal of metals, removal of sludge, oil/water separating processes, hazardous materials management, ordering and maintaining inventory of treatment chemicals,  critical spare parts inventory, equipment maintenance, and plant inspections.

* Responsible for Profit/Loss, Contract, Management, Development, Procurement and Administrative.

* Responsible for the performance and operation of various Wastewater and treatment systems including SID Permit compliance, managing personnel, health and safety, maintenance

scheduling and process/cost improvements. Needed training will be provided and most training is on the Job site.

* For additional information (i.e., Salary, Insr., 401K, Vacation, Sick pay, Retirement and More), contact.

*Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator/Helper

Governmental Utility Service Corporation of the City of Bessemer

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator/Helper

Governmental Utility Service Corporation of the City of Bessemer

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Governmental Utility Service Corporation of the City of Bessemer is looking to hire a Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator/Helper.  Applicants must be Grade IV certified to be considered for the position.  Other requirements include a valid driver’s license.  Salary will be based on years of experience.  Benefits include BCBS medical and dental insurance as well as state retirement.

Resumes can be mailed to:

GUSC of the City of Bessemer

250 Link Road

Bessemer, AL 35203

Email to:

jkey@guscfp.org

*Grade III Certified Operators

Selma Waterworks and Sewer Board

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

THE WATERWORKS & SEWER BOARD

OF THE CITY OF SELMA

Please apply at the Administrative Office

1600 Selma Avenue Selma, Alabama 36702

 

POSITION:   GRADE III ALABAMA CERTIFIED WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

 

PURPOSE:    TO ESTABLISH AN ELIGIBLE REGISTER OR FILL PRESENT AND

                        FUTURE VACANCIES WITH THE WATERWORKS AND SEWER

                        BOARD OF THE CITY OF SELMA

 

Shift Work

SALARY RANGE:

 

DEADLINE:  Open until filled       

 

FRINGE BENEFITS INCLUDE MEDICAL INSURANCE, RETIREMENT, PAID VACATION, HOLIDAYS AND SICK LEAVE.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Possesses and maintains Alabama Grade III Water Certification.
  • Maintains treatment plant chemicals, machines and equipment to provide potable water for residential, commercial and industrial use.
  • Maintains remote facilities.
  • Collects grab water samples from the plant and distribution system; when required performs chemical, physical, and bacteriological tests to assure water quality; submits samples for testing as required by state agencies.
  • Determines and adds specified amounts of chemicals such as chlorine, fluoride, potassium permanganate, and lime.
  • Loads lime machine with 50 pound bags of lime as needed.
  • Calibrates equipment and adjusts chemical feeders for optimal treated water output.
  • Maintains plant records, including operations logs, daily diaries, chemical inventories; compiles reports as required by regulatory agencies.
  • Monitors charts, dials, pumps, chemical feeders, laboratory equipment, meters, and gauges in the laboratory to determine status of various functions of the plant; performs equipment and laboratory preventive maintenance duties.
  • Performs minor repairs, operations adjustments, and preventive maintenance on plant equipment as needed.
  • Reads and records chemical usage; adjusts chemical feeders; mixes chemicals; changes chlorine cylinders and refills chemical day storage containers as required.
  • Checks motors and pumps for excessive noise and temperatures; reports problems to appropriate personnel.
  • Ensures buildings and grounds are safe and secure.
  • Performs grounds maintenance and housekeeping duties as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of a Grade III State of Alabama Certified License for Water Treatment.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Alabama for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 

Applications are available Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 1600 Selma Avenue, Selma, AL 36701

Email Resumes: clisha14@selmawaterworksandsewer.com

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

THE WATER WORKS AND SEWER BOARD OF THE CITY OF SELMA PROVIDES A PUBLIC PERSONNEL SYSTEM BASED ON MERIT PRINCIPLES.  IT STRIVES FOR THE CONSTANT IMPROVEMENT TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE BY EMPLOYING AND DEVELOPING THE BEST QUALIFIED PEOPLE AVAILABLE, REGARDLESS OF THEIR RACE, COLOR, CREED, SEX, POLITICAL BELIEFS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR DISABILITY.

 

DRUG FREE

THE WATER WORKS AND SEWER BOARD OF THE CITY OF SELMA IS A CERTIFIED DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.

*Water Technician

Friendship Water

Deadline:Open until filled.

Duties include but not limited to: installing water lines, disconnecting service lines, installing and removing fire hydrants, installing and repairing valves. Check vehicles to insure proper and safe operation; perform routine maintenance or reports mechanical problems to supervisor. Assists in general water meter maintenance activities such as installation, removal, and repair.

Must have a valid drivers license and must be generally available and respond within 30 minutes to emergency "call outs" at any time of the day or night, year round regardless of weather conditions.

Must have high a school diploma or GED.
Skilled operation of excavator, backhoe, and a variety of hand tools is a plus. Please email resume to friendshipwater@elmore.rr.com

*Wastewater Operator III or II

SouthWest Water Company

Deadline:Open until filled.

Job and Application Description (PDF)

Immediate FULL TIME Positions (Birmingham Area – North Shelby County) - Job Description (pdf)

Position Summary: Operate award-winning, advanced wastewater treatment facilities and
collection systems (Full time with Benefits)

Essential Functions Statements:

  • Monitors control panels and adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and tests
    results to determine load requirements.
  • Starts and stops pumps, engines, and generators to control flow of raw sewage through filtering, settling, aeration, and sludge digestion processes.
  • Maintains log of operations and records meter and gauge readings.
  • Collects sewage sample and conducts laboratory tests.
  • Operates and maintains power generating equipment to provide electricity for plant.
  • Calculates and adjusts chemical feed rates and respectively measures and prepares chemicals.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

About Us

SouthWest Water Company provides essential water and wastewater services to more than a million Americans in six states. In business for more than 50 years, we provide a broad range of operation, maintenance and management services, including domestic water production, treatment and distribution; wastewater collection and treatment; customer service; and construction management of utility infrastructure projects. Our water will help your career grow. The safety of our drinking water and responsible treatment and management of wastewater are critical issues in today's world. For years to come, the water and wastewater business will need people like you--dedicated professionals who want to help protect this precious resource. We're proud of our work. Daily, we make a difference in the lives of a million people by providing them with water and wastewater services. Build yours and our planet's future with SouthWest Water Company. Don't wait. The opportunity is now.

Certification: Current AL Wastewater Certification Grade III or Grade II. Will consider an Operator-In-Training.
Education and Experience: High School education or equivalent is required.

Other Requirements: Must follow all company safety practices and procedures. Basic computer skills.

Compensation: Average position compensation is $22-24/hr based on experience. Excellent benefits.

CONTACT: Send résumé to Jessica Harnden, SouthWest Water Company at: jharnden@swwc.com

*Manager of Water & Sewer

City of Pelham

Deadline:Open until filled.

The City of Pelham is currently seeking to fill our full-time position for Manager of Water & Sewer within the Department of Development Services and Public Works.   This is a management level position class that plans, organizes, manages and reviews the work of employees engaged in the installation, repair, and operation of water and wastewater facilities, including the wastewater treatment plant and maintenance of water and sanitary sewer mains, fire hydrants, meters, pumps, tanks, wells and lift stations within the Water and Sewer division.    This position oversees supervisory staff in the division and reports directly to the Director of Development Services and Public Works.  It is distinguished from the supervisor class by its managerial responsibility.  This is accomplished by the ability to perform the following essential job functions:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and reviews operations and activities of the water and sewer divisions of the city; develops and implements goals, objectives and prioritizes work activities.  Recommends policies. 
  • Responsible for preparation and administration of the division’s budgets.
  • Responsible for a variety of personnel duties including interviewing, conducting performance evaluations, training, and disciplinary actions. Recommends the hiring and suspension of personnel.
  • Analyzes division activities, makes recommendations, and implements improvements in processes to increase efficiencies and overall work quality. 
  • Analyzes trends, such as population and industrial growth of areas being served to determine the adequacy of current facilities and to project community demand for future facilities. 
  • Develops plans to meet and serve expanding community needs such as increasing capacity of water storage and distribution facilities, or arranging new sources of water supply.
  • Directs activities of subordinate personnel who oversee installation, maintenance and repair of the water distribution and sewage facilities. 
  • Confers with Director, technical personnel, and outside utilities to coordinate department activities. 
  • Evaluates new developments in materials, tools, and equipment to recommend or deny purchase. 
  • Responsible for the effective management of consultants and service providers.
  • Provides input into the capital plan based on analysis and research of best practices. 
  • Directs work according to the strategic and capital plans. 
  • Working in correlation with Director and Safety Manager, investigates and provides memos and reports of claims against the city related to division activities.
  • Provides for training and development of division employees.
  • Prepares billings and estimates for repair and construction work performed by city forces.
  • Ensures an adequate inventory of materials, supplies, parts, and equipment for the division’s total work program.
  • Prepares formal work schedule programs for division and utilizes project management and electronic work flow tools to effectively manage efficient work projects. 
  • Inspects work in progress of contractors and staff crews for conformance with plans and specifications.
  • Handles citizen complaints related to the division and makes decisions regarding the escalation of issues to the Director. 

Eight years of experience (with a minimum of 4 years in a supervisory capacity) in water and sewer operations is required.  A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field can substitute for half of the required experience.   Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of successfully managing individuals and multiple projects.   Must demonstrate a strong background of improving processes for efficiency and quality and holding staff members accountable for results.   Candidates with supervisory experience in more than one area are preferred. 

State of Alabama Grade IV Operator Certification of Competency and Grade II Water Operator’s license are required.  A valid Alabama driver’s license is required and must be maintained.

The compensation range for this position is $68,688 to $93,614.   The City of Pelham also offers an excellent benefits package.
Applicant must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment. 

Applications are available on this website and are available to download.  Completed applications may be emailed to jobs@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124, or may be dropped off at 401 Southgate Drive in Pelham. 

City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

*Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator

Clay County Water Authority, Lineville AL

Deadline:Open until filled.

The Clay County Water Authority is looking to hire a Grade IV Water Treatment Plant Operator. Applicants must be Grade IV certified to be considered for the position. Other requirements include a valid driver’s license. Salary will be based on years of experience. Benefits include BCBS medical and dental insurance as well as state retirement.
Anyone interested in this position should call Clay County Water Authority @ 256-396-2881.
Resumes can be mailed to:
  Clay County Water Authority
  87301 HWY 9
  Lineville, AL 36266 

*Grade II Water Operator

Town of Wilton

Deadline:Open until filled.

SEEKING IMMEDIATE EMPLOYMENT
Wilton Water and Gas board is accepting resumes for a Grade II water operator. Candidates must have a valid AL driver’s license, High school diploma or GED.
Must be knowledgeable in:

  • Repairing leaks
  • Reading meters
  • Setting taps
  • Operating machinery (backhoe)
  • Checking the Well and keeping proper records
  • Maintaining Town properties and equipment as needed
  • Must be willing to be on call for emergencies
  • Shared weekends with other employee (checking the Well)
  • Experience in natural gas system would be preferred but not mandatory

A good work ethic is required as well as the ability to work well with others as a team. Must have a strong ability to follow oral and written instructions. The Town provides BC/BS insurance paid for operator as well as state retirement. The Town of Wilton is a ground source system with a stand pipe as well as an elevated tank.

Please email resumes to melissa@wilton-al.org or fax to 205-665-2080.
Feel free to contact the office with any questions 205-665-2021 ask for Melissa.

*Grade 1 or higher Water Operator

Northwest St. Clair Water System

Deadline:Open until filled.

Northwest St. Clair Water System is looking to hire a full time Grade 1 or higher water operator to assist in repairing leaks, reading meters, making taps, and maintaining water system properties. 

  • Must have valid driver's license with good driving record. 
  • Must have a good ethical work habit.  
  • Subject to background check and drug testing.  
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and/or push 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds or more. 
  • Must have a strong ability to follow oral and written instructions, which includes read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at the level required for successful job performance. 
  • Must be be willing to be on call and work some weekends. 
  • Must live within 30 minute drive of the water system. 

Salary is based on experience with paid vacation and sick time. 

Come by the office to fill out an application at
18 Flatwoods Drive, Steele, AL 35987 (the address says Steele but it’s closer to Ashville on Hwy 11)
Open: Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-11:30 am and 12:30 pm-4:00 pm  
or send Resumes to nwstclairwater@gmail.com.

*Certified Water Plant Operator

Veolia Water North America

Deadline:Open until filled.

Operates and maintains water treatment, processing, disposal and testing equipment in water treatment facility to purify water to meet permit and operational requirements. This position works 12 hour rotating shifts, 7 days on and 7 days off.

Job Requirements, Ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational, process, safety and quality instructions).

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • 6 months + experience in a related position and environment with knowledge of the methods, techniques, and practices of water treatment.
  • Ability to learn and independently operate equipment such as pumps, engines, centrifuge, generators, valves, gates, mixers, conveyors, blowers, dryers, chemical feed, disinfection equipment, measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment.
  • Ability to use computer programs for process control.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call.
  • Have and maintain valid driver's license and a safe driving record.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/rdq33t9rq7

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Booster Pumping Station - Heflin

One Prefabricated booster pumping station. Includes Two Ingersoll-Dresser 3 X 2 X 6F 15 HP End Suction Pumps 300 gpm @125’ TDH, 4” flow meter, electrical control panel, fiberglass enclosure. Operates on 460/230 volts three phase. Price - Make an Offer.
Contact: Heflin Water Works and Sewer Board, 256-463-2011
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Trimble GeoXT Standalone System - Oxford

The Oxford Water Works has available for sale a 2005 Trimble GeoXT Standalone System, hurricane antenna kit, 7.2’ QC alum prism pole, cradle assembly, and pole bracket assembly.
If interested, please contact
Wayne Livingston
Phone: 256-831-5618

1.6 MGD GE/Zenon ZeeWeed 500 Pilot Plant - Oxford

The Oxford Water Works and Sewer Board of Oxford, Alabama have available for sale – One (1) complete 1.6 MGD (upgradeable to 2.0 MGD) GE/Zenon ZeeWeed© 500 Pilot Plant and all associated equipment, including floating intake.
If interested, please contact
Wayne Livingston
Phone: 256-831-5618

Lime Storage Silo & All Appur-tenances - Bessemer

The Governmental Utility Services Corp. of the City of Bessemer, Inc., Bessemer Water Filtration Facility, has for sale a welded carbon steel bulk lime storage facility, complete with all necessary appurtenances including feeders, fill line assembly, level sensors, dust collector, control panels, etc., for a complete and operable system. The lime storage facility and all appurtenances are available immediately, and can be viewed at the Bessemer Water Filtration Facility located at 250 Link Road, Bessemer, Alabama 35023. More information can be obtained by contacting Pat Parkin by e-mail at pparkin@guscfp.org or Joe Key at jkey@guscfp.org, also by phone (205)436-4010.


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