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Wastewater Technician – South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems, Madison, SD

 

The position of Wastewater Technician exists to provide technical advice and training assistance to rural and small-town wastewater system operators within the State of South Dakota. The Wastewater Technician will be required to analyze situations, evaluate possible courses of action, make decisions, and give advice and recommendations regarding wastewater system’s operations to Association members, as well as to other users and non-members. This position will be stationed out of SDARWS’ Madison, SD office, and the successful applicant will be expected to reside at a mutually agreeable location located in eastern South Dakota, preferably in or near the Madison area. This position will close at 5:00 pm (CDT), Wednesday, October 16, 2019. A resume and cover letter must arrive at SDARWS prior to close. You can email your documents to jobs@sdarws.com, or mail them to the Madison Office, PO Box 287, Madison, SD 57042, Attn: Kurt.

 

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Utility Billing Clerk – Grant-Roberts Rural Water, Milbank, SD

 

The UBC position performs a variety of office support functions including but not limited to preparing and mailing customer bills on a monthly basis, as well ass receiving and recording payments on accounts, primary point of contact for customers and contractors, developing work orders for field staff, filing and organizing of paperwork, extensive use of computers, associated software packages and other office equipment, develops reports for monthly Board meeting, and other duties as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

General Office Duties:

  • Assure office areas are clean and presentable
  • Provide customer service by answering phone calls and greeting and assisting walk-in customers
  • Operate and assist with office machines including copiers, fax machines, etc.
  • Perform filing, organizing and cleaning duties as needed
  • Set up new customer accounts and process security deposits
  • Take service orders and coordinate/dispatch to field operators
  • Perform customer account transfers and modifications as directed
  • Prepare and run monthly reports as directed

 

Billing:

  • Download meter readings and enter readings as directed
  • Upload current billing amounts
  • Prepare customer billing statements and mail out as required
  • Receive and post customer payments as directed
  • Download payments and run reports
  • Prepare and make money deposits as directed
  • Process payments, penalties and shut-off notices
  • Contact delinquent accounts as necessary

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Attend staff and training meetings as required
  • Other duties as necessary or as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Education, Skills and Work Experience

  • High School or GED required
  • Excellent written, verbal and telephone communication skills are required
  • Proficiency in computers and office machines
  • Prior work experience in office setting is preferred
  • Knowledge and ability to be proficient in Microsoft Office products

 

Physical Capabilities

  • This position requires the use of a variety of office equipment, including computer hardware and software, copy machines, credit card machine, calculators, typewriters, telephone system, etc.
  • Normal office activities will be required such as extended sitting, some walking, lifting of supplies up to 30 pounds, etc.

 

NOTE:

  • Due to the developing and changing nature of operational activities, this position must be viewed as subject to change and evolution. Management reserves the right to unilaterally change or add to job descriptions according to the needs of the organization. Job descriptions are to be considered advisory to the employee in carrying out the duties of their employment, but do not create contract rights for the employee.
  • This position description is intended to provide a fairly comprehensive and accurate description of the position, but it will not cover all aspects, details or tasks required. Other functions, responsibilities and requirements may be assigned, and this position description may be changed at the direction of Grant-Roberts Rural Water System, Inc. at any time.
  • Grant-Roberts Rural Water System, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and will consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by South Dakota or federal law.
  • In accordance with the American’s with Disabilities Act, the Grant-Roberts Rural Water System, Inc., will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Brent Hoffmann

Grant-Roberts Rural Water System

1205 South Dakota Street

Milbank, SD 57252

Rwater1981@tnics.com

 

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Closes: 10/25/19

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System Service Technician – Rapid Valley Sanitary District/Water Service, Rapid City, SD

 

Rapid Valley Sanitary District- Water System is accepting applications immediately and until position is filled for System Service Technician. Requirements include a high school or equivalent education. Must possess basic math skills, mechanical and electrical aptitude abilities and skills. Must be able to work in close confinement conditions. Must be able to perform duties that may entail manual labor requiring continuous walking, bending, kneeling, lifting, climbing tanks and carrying heavy and awkward items.  Must possess good communication skills, both orally and in writing.  Must 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. Applicant preferred to possess a minimum of a Class I Water Distribution, class 1 Water Treatment and or Wastewater Collection License or be able to obtain within 18 months of selection for this position.

 

Duties include: Dailey work orders, maintain required records and reports. Operate and maintain the distribution facilities/pipeline, including water reservoirs, booster pump stations, prv/altitude pits and sewer lift stations. Become proficient in the operation and use of the SCADA System, "smart phone" technology, computer technology including Microsoft Word and Excel, and other electronic equipment. Perform meter reading, repair, programming and annual maintenance.  Discontinue service or connect service to accounts as required. Become proficient in our leak detection program for system water leaks and repair the same. Respond professionally to customer needs. Maintain and operate all equipment in a safe manner. Assist in the operation and maintenance of the 4mg micro/ultra filtration treatment facility. Assist office staff in customer service operations. As a member of the operations/service 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 residents are met efficiently and promptly. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of assigned vehicle. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Pay is depending on qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, state retirement, long-term disability, paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.

 

Referral Instructions: Applications are available at 4611 Teak Dr,. Rapid City S.D. 57703 or send resume to above address or email to water@rvsd.com only those applicants to be considered will be contacted to schedule an interview. The Rapid Valley Sanitary District-Water is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE

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Rural Water System Operator – Aurora-Brule Rural Water System, Kimball, SD

 

Aurora-Brule Rural Water System, Inc. based in Kimball, SD is currently accepting applications for the position of full time water system operator. experience is preferred but not required.

 

Competitive hourly wage and excellent benefit package.

 

Position is open until filled.

 

For more information or to obtain an application contact A-B Rural Water at 117 WEST 2nd St. Kimball, SD

 

PHONE: (605) 778-6110

EMAIL: abrws@midstatesd.net

OR WRITE: Aurora-Brule Rural Water System, Inc., P.O. BOX 140, Kimball, SD 57355

 

EOE

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System Operations Specialist – Lincoln County Rural Water System, Harrisburg, SD

 

Requirements include a high school or equivalent education. Applicant must possess the following: basic math skills, mechanical and electrical aptitude abilities and skills; the ability to work in close confinement conditions and perform duties that may entail manual labor requiring continuous walking, bending, kneeling, lifting, climbing and carrying heavy and awkward items; good communication skills, both orally and in writing. Applicant must be self-motivated and able to plan and organize with a minimum amount of direct supervision. Applicant must possess or agree to obtain a Class II Water Distribution License within 24 months. As a condition of employment, applicant will be required to reside within proximity to the water system that would include Tea, Harrisburg and Sioux Falls. Must have a valid driver's license.

 

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 GPS System, "smart phone" technology, computer technology including Microsoft Word and Excel, and other electronic equipment; perform meter reading, perform bill collections, discontinue member service or connect service to new members as required; obtain membership applications as needed, monitor for system water leaks and repair the same; respond to customer needs; maintain and operate all equipment in a safe manner. Participate in a rotating on-call duty outside of 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 understand this position requires dealing with the public so good communication skills are needed to keep a professional attitude at all times with the members.

 

Starting pay of $18.00 to $22.00 per hour depending on qualifications. Benefits include health, retirement, long-term disability, paid vacation, holiday and sick leave. Successful applicant will be required to pass an initial drug screening test. Position is open until filled.

 

For Immediate Consideration, Please Submit Resume with Cover Letter. Mail to: Lincoln County Rural Water System, Attn: Robin Dykstra, PO Box 36, Harrisburg, SD  57032 or Email: rdykstra@lincolncoruralwater.com.

 

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