Employment

Utility Operator Assistant

The City of Gillett, Oconto County, WI is seeking a full-time Utility Operator Assistant.

The Utility Operator Assistant will report directly to the Utility Operator. Qualifications include High School diploma or equivalent, knowledge and experience in water/wastewater, operation, and maintenance. Possession of a valid Wisconsin Class AB Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and effective oral and written communication skills.

 WI DNR certification in Water Distribution and Ground Water and WI DNR Wastewater certification in Ponds, Lagoons, and Natural Systems, Disinfection, and Nutrient Removal – Total Phosphorus is highly desirable but must be obtained within 18 months of hire. The Utility Operator Assistant will assist in operation of and maintenance of the water distribution system and wastewater plant. The work will include a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks, related to the operations of the wells, reservoirs, booster pumps, chemical feed equipment, water storage tanks, lift stations, lawn maintenance, plowing snow, water distribution system and wastewater collection system, testing, locate water and wastewater facilities in the field and city storm and electric, perform minor repairs on water and sewage system as required. Perform general maintenance and keep maintenance records on equipment within pump houses and sewage treatment plant and maintain water and sewer system, Report all building problems and mobile equipment breakdowns to Utility Operator. Candidate must be able to work alone and/or team with other departments, cross working with the Public Works department is a requirement. Must be able to work irregular and/or “on call” hours and rotating weekends as required, and a 20 minute response time required. Must possess a strong mechanical back ground. This position also has specific physical requirements and all weather exposures. Must be able to pass background check, physical, and drug screening.

Experienced operators are encouraged to apply.

For employment application, please go to our website at www.cityofgillett.com.

Wage based on education and experience with full-time benefit package. Preference given to qualified candidates with water/wastewater experience.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and application to be received no later than Monday, October 25, 2021 by 4:00 pm.

            Mail –             City of Gillett

                        c/o Position

                        150 N McKenzie Ave

                        Gillett, WI 54124

Application available at City Hall or at www.cityofgillett.com/employment

For further information or detailed job description, contact City Hall at 920-855-2255.

City of Gillett is an equal opportunity employer.

Please see below for a list of available job opportunities with the City of Gillett.

If interested in a position, please complete an application and mail it, along with a cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to the City of Gillett, 150 N McKenzie Ave, Gillett, WI 54124. Please call City Hall (920-855-2255) with questions.