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The City of Pierre is accepting qualified applications for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent position. Under direct supervision of the Operations Manager, the Superintendent is responsible for directing & supervising the operation, maintenance & repair of the wastewater treatment facilities and lift stations. Individual should have knowledge of plumbing, electrical, electronics, pumps & pump & motor controls & must have knowledge in the operation of Aerobic Digestion and SCADA systems. The Superintendent will: assist in developing the department budget; work with management in overseeing projects and personnel; and must possess strong administrative, oral & written communication skills. The Superintendent is responsible for the plant meeting South Dakota DENR and EPA rules & regulations and for compliance monitoring. It is very important that this person have a demonstrated record of success at bringing diverse individuals, groups & organizations together to accomplish projects. Must possess a valid Wastewater Treatment Class IV Certificate issued by South Dakota DENR or obtain certification within 1 year. Prefer candidates have a four-year degree at a college or vocational school majoring in environmental engineering, environmental sciences, or related fields and four years of experience including at least two years of experience in a Municipal Class III or higher facility. Salary range: $49,000 - $62,000 and is FLSA Exempt. The capital city of Pierre is a premier destination for outdoor recreation and was recently highlighted as the Nation’s Second Best Capital City to live in and the best place to live in South Dakota.

Job description and application available at: City of Pierre, Attn: Human Resources, 222 East Dakota, PO Box 1253, Pierre, South Dakota, 57501. E-mail: Application and job description available online at Open until filled.



Davison Rural Water is looking for a service technician to be located in the Davison RWS and Hanson RWS service area near Mitchell, SD.

Duties include: Maintain required records and reports. Operate and maintain the distribution facilities including assigned tower, booster pump station and or pipeline. Become proficient in the operation and use of the SCADA System, "smart phone" technology, computer technology including Microsoft Word and other equipment. Perform meter reading, repair and annual maintenance. Perform bill collections, discontinue member service or connect service to new members as required. Obtain membership application and easements as required, recommend line routing and inspection during and after construction. Look for evidence of system water leaks and repair the same. Respond to customer needs. Maintain and operate all equipment in a safe manner. As a member of the operations team, participate in an "on call duty" that will require serving on a rotating schedule to be on call outside normal duty hours so that the emergency needs of the members are met efficiently and promptly. Responsible for Maintenance and upkeep of assigned vehicle. Perform other duties as assigned.

Must possess basic math skills, mechanical and electrical aptitude abilities and skills. Must be able to work in close/small confinement conditions. Must be able to perform duties that may entail manual labor requiring continuous walking, bending, kneeling, lifting, climbing and carrying heavy and awkward items. Must possess good communications skills, both orally and in writing. Be self motivated and able to plan and organize his/her work as a member of the team with a minimum amount of direct supervision. Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds at times.

Must possess or agree to obtain a Class I Water Distribution License with in 18 months of hire.

As a condition of employment, applicant will be required to reside with in the Davison and Hanson Counties service area.

Successful applicants will be required to pass and initial drug screening test.

Employer will train the right applicant.

Pay will be determined by qualifications.


Apply online at:

Madison office:
203 Center Street W
Madison, SD 57042
Phone (605) 556-7219
Fax (605) 556-1497

1140 N. Main Street
Suite 2
Spearfish, SD 57783
Phone: 605-642-4031
Fax: 605-642-4031

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