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USDA Commercial Loan Specialist - Yankton & Rapid City

 

We are pleased to announce two job openings with USDA Rural Development in our Rapid City and Yankton Offices. Use the following link to see more details on the jobs. RD Loan Specialist  or https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517992300

 

What: Two Commercial Loan Specialist(s) positions with USDA-Rural Development South Dakota: 1-Yankton and 1-Rapid City

Salary: Approximately $50,598 to $79,586 / Per Year

Open/ Close Dates: November 29 to December 5, 2018

 

USDA is a great place to start or continue your career. USDA is ranked as one of the top 10 "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" by the Partnership for Public Service.

 

USDA Rural Development is committed to the future of rural communities. Rural Development helps improve the economy and quality of life for rural Americans through partnership and funding for funding for business investment, and community facilities and infrastructure.

 

Loan Specialist Duties

Loan/grant-making and servicing for programs administered by the agency.

Reviews and analyzes loan and grant applications including review of financial credit data documents for eligibility, feasibility, credit-worthiness and viability within assigned loan portfolio(s).

Develop and implement an outreach and marketing program for assigned loan portfolio(s).

 

How to Apply

Create a USAJOBS account (if you do not have one) at https://www.usajobs.gov/.  Search for this announcement number “DEU-SD-2019-15632”. Click "Apply Online" and follow the prompts to complete the Occupational Questionnaire and attach required documents.

 

Closes 12/5/2018

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Distribution & Collection Operator 1 - City of Madison

 

Wage: starts at $18.85

Anticipated Start: January 2019

 

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for participating in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the wastewater collection and water distribution systems.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

• Locates malfunctioning meters; troubleshoots and makes repairs.

• Installs and changes out water meters.

• Locates utilities as requested.

• Installs, replaces, and repairs water main and service lines.

• Assists in locating and repairing leaks in the water distribution and wastewater collection system.

• Installs, repairs, maintains and flushes fire hydrants.

• Responds to and resolves customer complaints.

• Cleans sewer and storm sewer lines.

• Cleans and replaces sewer manholes.

• Inspects the work of contractors to ensure compliance with city standards and specifications.

• Repairs and maintains tools and equipment.

• Assists in the maintenance of files and records.

• Assists with snow removal operations.

• Collects water samples for analysis.

• Installs work safety zones and directs traffic at work sites.

• Performs related duties.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

• Knowledge of department safety policies and procedures.

• Knowledge of utility meter operations and maintenance principles.

• Knowledge of water and wastewater system maintenance and repair principles.

• Knowledge of area streets and roads.

• Knowledge of vehicle maintenance principles.

• Knowledge of GIS and operating digital maps on multiple platforms.

• Skill in the operation of assigned vehicles and equipment.

• Skill in the use of hand and power tools.

• Skill in problem solving.

• Skill in interpersonal relations.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

The Superintendent – Distribution & Collections assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES

Guidelines include state and federal environmental regulations, plumbing codes, and department policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

 

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

• The work consists of related maintenance duties. Inclement weather and field conditions contribute to the complexity of the position.

• The purpose of this position is to participate in the construction, repair, and maintenance of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems. Successful performance contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of utility services.

 

CONTACTS

• Contacts are typically with coworkers, customers, plumbers, vendors, contractors, and the general public.

• Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

• The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.

• The work is typically performed in a stockroom, warehouse, and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, and irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

 

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 the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid commercial driver’s license issued by the State of South Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water and wastewater treatment and distribution as appropriate.

**Any City of Madison employee interested in applying may do so by notifying their immediate supervisor then contacting the Distribution & Collection Superintendent. This position is also being posted externally. This position is open until filled.

 

Applications can be found online at www.cityofmadisonsd.com/jobs or are available at the Finance Office.

 

Please return completed applications to Human Resources, 116 W Center St., Madison, SD 57042.

 

The City of Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

 

Closes 12/20/18

 

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Water & Wastewater Operator I - City of Madison

 

This position is responsible for performing specialized duties in the operation of a water or wastewater treatment plant.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

• Procures water, wastewater, and sludge samples; performs laboratory analysis; collects samples for state and federal agencies.

• Operates and maintains water and wastewater treatment plant equipment.

• Performs repairs of plant equipment and machines.

• Responds to after-hours emergencies.

• Keeps and maintains accurate daily logs and records for plant operations.

• Inspects and maintains wells, pumping equipment, and system piping.

• Maintains plant grounds, including mowing, weed-eating, and snow removal.

• Maintains water and wastewater treatment plants; paints and makes building repairs.

• Provides plant tours for school and community groups.

• Removes lime sludge and bio-solids from drying beds with a wheel loader.

• Completes required training to maintain proper certification.

• Performs work in confined spaces as required.

• Performs related duties.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

• Knowledge of treatment principles, operations, and equipment.

• Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.

• Knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, hydraulics, and biology.

• Knowledge of division and city policies and procedures and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

• Skill in the interpretation of plans, maps, and specifications.

• Skill in the operation and maintenance of mechanical and electronic equipment.

• Skill in planning, organization, and decision making.

• Skill in the thinking clearly under difficult circumstances.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

The Superintendent – Plants assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

 

GUIDELINES

Guidelines include federal and state drinking water regulations, OSHA regulations, and other state and federal regulations, and city and department policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

• The work consists of related technical duties. Changing water conditions and strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position.

• The purpose of this position is to perform specialized duties in the operation of a water or wastewater treatment plant. Successful performance helps ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of plant operations.

 

CONTACTS

• Contacts are typically with coworkers, representatives of state and federal agencies, vendors, contractors, and the general public.

• Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.

• The work is typically performed in an office, at a water or wastewater treatment facilities, and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, or irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

 

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 the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid commercial driver’s license issued by the State of South Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain an appropriate state-certified license for water or wastewater treatment or distribution as appropriate.

 

**Any City of Madison employee interested in applying may do so by notifying their immediate supervisor then contacting the Plants Superintendent. This position is also being posted externally. This position is open until filled.

 

Applications can be found online at www.cityofmadisonsd.com/jobs or are available at the Finance Office.

 

Please return completed applications to Human Resources, 116 W Center St., Madison, SD 57042.

 

The City of Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

 

Closes 12/7/18

 

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