Water Operator - Sub-class G and D Licenses in the State of Wisconsin

 Apply by October 29, 2017.


Water Operator - East Central or Central Wisconsin


Summary: Provide onsite and remote training and technical assistance to water systems and operators to improve operations and management of drinking water treatment and distribution systems in Wisconsin.


Expected location is east-central or central Wisconsin, other locations may be considered.

General Information
Location  2029 Trestik Road
Junction City, WI 54443
United States
Base Pay  $1,008.00-$1,344.00 / Week
Employee Type  Yearly Full Time
Minimum Experience  5 Years
Contact Information


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain up-to-date knowledge on the latest development in federal and state regulations, funding source regulations, new technologies relating to water and wastewater, and developing trends.
  2. Provide technical assistance and training to community groups, local government officials/agencies, and/or individual system owners on community development concerns relating to program planning, facility development, management and finance, operation and maintenance, and capacity development.
  3. Conduct on-site visits with community officials, agencies or individuals;conduct needs assessments; complete the enrollment process; and prepare and provide progress reports and updates regarding the status of projects.
  4. Maintain necessary communication with potential and existing funding sources.
  5. Serve as the department contact in one or more priority competency area
  6. Serve as trainer/mentor for new staff.
  7. Assist the State RCAP Director with program development which may include participating in the development of funding strategies, initiating contacts, identifying opportunities, coordinating, writing, developing and submitting small proposals, and working as a team member on large proposals.
  8. Research, analyze and publish comments on the impact of proposed regulations and policies; participate on policy-setting or advisory groups; analyze rural development issues and needs; develop policy, technical papers, articles, and manuals for RCAP and other publications; develop training curricula.
  9. Conduct outreach and networking for the RCAP program by forming, coordinating, and/or participating in rural development networks and associations, forming and maintaining links between agencies and/or other networks, and marketing department programs.
  10. Other duties and responsibilities as directed by supervisor.


 Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Participate in the team process, both within the department and the corporation.
  2. Attend internal and external meetings.
  3. Pursue continuous education and professional development opportunities.
  4. Travel out-of-town with occasional overnight stays.
  5. Available to work in excess of 40 hours per week in order to fulfill position requirements.




Certified as a water operator in the state of Wisconsin.



Applicant must possess a minimum of Sub-class G and D licenses in the State of Wisconsin, and at least 5 years of experience in operations and must be familiar with troubleshooting and diagnosing operational problems.  Prefer experience working with tribal systems and experience in optimization of water operations and familiarity with budgeting, rate-setting and other management issues.


Additional Requirements:

  1. Initial and periodic Motor Vehicle Records checks, maintain a valid driver’s license, and maintain a safe driving record.
  2. Must have insured, dependable transportation available for daily use.
  3. Must submit to state and/or federal criminal checks.
  4. Must submit to initial drug and alcohol testing.
  5. Ability to be reached by cellular phone during business hours.