Pottawatomie County

Asst. Utilities Operator - Pottawatomie County


Assistant Utilities Operator; Pottawatomie County KS Public Works

Starting Rate: $20.78 - $25.98/hour (DOQ)

Part-time position, includes excellent benefits (health, dental, vision insurance, KPERS retirement, paid time off, and more)

Responsibilities: Assists with operation of the Blue Township Sewer System and the TimberCreek Water Plant. Additional responsibilities include assisting with the inspection and maintenance sewage collection systems and water distribution systems.

Requirements:   A high school diploma, GED, or equivalent is required. Ability to obtain and maintain a Kansas Class I Operator Certification for water is required within 18 months of employment. Possession and maintenance of a Class C Driver’s license is mandatory, possession of a Class A CDL is preferred.  Two to Four years of experience in water/wastewater utility maintenance and operations is required. A combination of experience and education may be considered. Employee is expected to have acquired all necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well within one year of employment.

Special Requirements: Must have and maintain a clean driving record.

Closing Date: Applications accepted until position has been filled.

Must have and maintain a clean driving record for this position. A “clean” record is defined as: No misdemeanor or felony convictions for traffic/vehicular offenses (such as but not limited to DUI, vehicular homicide, reckless driving, hit and run, etc.) that are less than five (5) years old; no more than two (2) at fault or chargeable accidents that are less than five (5) years old; no more than two (2) traffic infractions (such as but not limited to speeding, failure to yield right of way, etc.) that are less than one year old.

For questions regarding employment with Pottawatomie County, please contact Human Resources at 785-457-3455, PO Box 348, Westmoreland, KS 66549, or e-mail humanresources@pottcounty.org.

Drug Free Workplace: Pottawatomie County is committed to a Drug-Free Workplace. By submitting my application I understand the County requires the successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment. This position may also requires additional testing, which may include written, verbal, or physical assessments.

Completion of an employment application does not constitute an offer of employment nor is a completed application considered a contract of employment. Employment with Pottawatomie County is considered to be "at-will". Submission of an application does not establish an obligation for Pottawatomie County to offer employment.  Additionally, any misrepresentation or omission of information on the employment application may result in the rejection of the application or in dismissal from employment.