The City of Gillett is looking for :

Utility Operator

The City of Gillett, Oconto County, WI, pop. 1,375 is seeking a full-time Utility Head 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), effective oral and written communication skills, Ability to supervise the work of others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.

 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 will be in charge of the operation 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 Chair. Candidate must be able to work alone and/or team with other departments. 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 web site 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 July 15, 2024 by 4 pm. Application

            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.

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