Billing Clerk – Kingbrook Rural Water
Kingbrook Rural Water in Arlington, SD is accepting applications
immediately for a Billing Clerk. Applications will be accepted until July 15,
2015. Qualified applicants to be considered will be contacted by or before July
16, 2015 to schedule an interview.
Referral Instructions: Employer requests no direct contact. To
apply online go to www.sdjobs.org and register for an online account to find
job listing. You may also contact the Brookings DOLR office at 605-688-4350 for
assistance on how to apply. Employer is requesting both a general
application form and a resume. Send both of these items to the SD Dept of Labor
and Regulations - 1310 Main Avenue South, Suite
103, Brookings SD 57006-3893, Phone: 605.688.4350. Partial applications
will not be accepted (resume alone or application form alone.) The SD Dept
of Labor and Regulations will be notified when the position has been filled.
Minimum qualifications include knowledge of computer operations and
customer relations skills. Must possess good communication skills, both orally
and in writing. Must be self-motivated, very detail orientated and able to plan
and organize work as a member of the team working with a minimum amount of
direct supervision. Minimum training and experience requirements must include basic
office and accounting skills and formal computer training including Microsoft
Word, Excel and Power Point is desirable or a minimum of 18 months of
experience in a comparable position may be substituted.
include: 1. Maintain all consumer water accounts, enter
water use and billing information into the computer, provide monthly reports
and pursue collection thereof. 2. Order and distribute consumer billing
supplies. 3. Answer the telephone and assist members by providing information
as needed in a user-friendly manner. 4. Prepare customer service call tickets
and maintain the customer records and files in an orderly manner. 5. Assist
with the annual meeting by printing ballots, copies of minutes, registering
members and guests. 6. Be aware of training programs and participate in
approved training activities. 7. Assist with the compiling and distribution to
all members, the Kingbrook Newsletter and other notices as needed. 8. Keep the
membership list current and provide a monthly report thereof. 9. Perform system
and consumer records filing. 10. Assist the Office Supervisor in the operations
of the office. 11. Provide assistance to the Bookkeeping/Accounting Clerk when
necessary with providing information to potential new members considering water
service. 12. Maintain appropriate inventory of office supplies and materials.
13. Assist with the preparation of the “on-call” schedule to insure that a high
quality of customer service is furnished efficiently and promptly. 14. See that
office facilities are maintained in a clean, neat and orderly manner. 16. Be
proficient in the operation and use of the SCADA System. 16. Perform other
duties as assigned and be willing to cross-train for all administrative duties.
Pay starts at $13.26-$14.73 per hour DOQ. Benefits
include health, dental, retirement, long-term disability, paid vacation,
holiday and sick leave. Successful applicant will be required pass an initial
drug screening test. Kingbrook is an equal opportunity employer and provider.
Treatment Plant Operator -
Randall Community Water District
Randall Community Water District, is seeking a self-motivated
individual whose duties would include plant operations, pipeline maintenance,
construction of pipeline, equipment operation, customer relations, basic
computer operations, rotating weekends on call, emergency response and other
Requirements include a high school graduate or equivalent
education, securing of State water certification within eighteen months, a
clean driving record, good people and communication skills, basic math skills,
mechanical and electrical aptitude, and ability to perform heavy lifting,
climbing, and working in close confinement conditions. Job may entail manual
labor requiring continuous walking, bending, kneeling, and lifting, climbing
and carrying heavy and awkward items. Job may also require exerting
considerable physical effort in moderate to heavy work involving
stooping/kneeling, pushing/pulling, climbing/balancing, and lifting/carrying.
Position requires residing within or within close proximity to the system
Responsibility areas include, but are not limited to, the
requirement that the employee:
• Responsible for overseeing work performed on an assigned
shift and ensures treated water quality surpasses all State, Federal, and Water
• Monitors raw and treated water flows, adjusts flows and pumping
rates as needed
• Mixes chemicals and conducts quality tests on raw and
• Keeps records of chemicals used and tests performed
• May develop, monitor, and implement a process control plan for
plant operation using manual and computerized systems
• Maintains, inspects, troubleshoots, reports, and performs
maintenance and repair of plant equipment
• May maintain plant facility and grounds
• Maintains plant security
• Prepares daily, weekly, and monthly reports of plant performance
and responds to questions, problems, and complaints concerning water
quality or service
• Trains and instructs staff in plant maintenance and operation
activities and ensures use of proper safety equipment and procedures
• Ensures cleanliness of assigned areas and proper storage of
equipment and supplies
• Maintain required records and reports.
• Become proficient in the operation and use of the SCADA System
and other equipment.
• Perform meter reading, repair and annual maintenance.
• Perform bill collections, discontinue member service or connect
service to new members as required.
• Look for evidence of system water leaks and repair the same.
• Respond to customer needs.
• Maintain and operate all equipment in a safe manner.
• Assist in the operation and maintenance of the treatment
• 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.
• Be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of assigned vehicle.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
Competitive hourly wage based on experience and qualifications.
Excellent benefit package including health insurance reimbursement, retirement,
job training, life insurance, PTO, and paid holidays.
Interested parties can call 605-487-7823 or stop by the office at
445 Main Street, Lake Andes, South Dakota, 57356 to pick up application.
Applications taken until position filled. Only those applicants to be
considered will be contacted to schedule an interview.
Training/Technical Assistance Specialist – South Dakota Rural Water
The position of T/TA Specialist exists to prepare and conduct
(operator) Operations Specialist training and to provide technical advice and
assistance to rural and small-town municipal water and wastewater system
operators within the state of South Dakota, and to manage the administrative
affairs of the designated position. The T/TA Specialist will be required to
provide training and on-site technical assistance in the fields of water and
wastewater and analyze situations, evaluate possible courses of action, make
decisions, and give advice and recommendations regarding water/wastewater
system's operations to Association members, as well as to other users and
non-members. The T/TA Specialist will work directly with all SDARWS staff.
Position will work out of either the Madison or Spearfish office.
Education and Work Experience
• Water and/or Wastewater Operator's License or other professional license that
qualifies for the position.
• Must have a minimum of five to ten years’ experience in the operations of a
water or wastewater system.
• Must have a thorough understanding of the operations and maintenance of
• A comprehensive understanding of OSHA safety requirements and water/wastewater
safety training needs.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
have the ability to train others, either one-on-one or in a group setting.
• Must have the ability to present information, sometimes of a very technical
nature, to an audience (e.g. a city council) who does not necessarily have
technical training or knowledge.
• Must have strong problem-solving abilities and strong written and verbal
• Extensive travel time is required. Up to 75% of the T/TA Specialist's time
will be spent outside of the office.
• The T/TA Specialist will be expected to visit Association member offices, and
will be required to attend numerous meetings associated with the position.
• Activities will range from extended periods of sitting at the office and at
meetings to considerable motion and physical activity when visiting operations.
Physical activity will be varied, and at times strenuous, since the primary
function of this position is to provide technical assistance and training to
water/wastewater system (operators) Operations Specialists, at their
• Physical activities may include occasional lifting of up to 50 or 60 pounds,
climbing ladders to access systems and/or equipment, and demonstrating
Position is open until filled.
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To apply, please email Dennis Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org), Executive
Director of South Dakota Rural Water - with your contact information, resume,
and cover letter.