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Careers in Water/Wastewater

The following positions have been submitted to KWEA for posting. Please contact the organization for each listing with any questions or follow-up. If you would like to add an open position to our list, please send us an email.

Open Positions



Utility Maintenance Planner

City of Wichita

This is administrative and technical work planning and facilitating maintenance activities across the water and sewer utility divisions to ensure maintenance activities are completed on time. The employee is responsible for establishing, maintaining, and improving the maintenance planning and scheduling flow processes. Work is directed and reviewed through the establishment of goals and subsequent evaluation of progress toward goal attainment.

Position Closing Date: Feb. 17, 2019

Salary: $53,316.00 - $98,066.00 annually

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Water Distribution / Water Collection Maintenance Worker I

City of Ottawa

Under the supervision of the Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, or Crew Chief, the Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Maintenance Worker I makes repairs and performs maintenance on all aspects of the water distribution and sewer collection system. Examples of duties would be assisting with the repairs and replacement of valves, hydrants, water taps, and meters. This employee will assist with the safe operation of heavy equipment used in the performance of assigned tasks.

Expiration: March 3, 2019

Salary: Grade 6 - $13.38 to $18.06

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General Manager – Environment, Science & Technology

City of Lawrence

Position Summary

Provides planning, management and oversight of the Municipal Services and Operations Department functions, including all functions related to laboratories, industrial pretreatment, environmental regulations and permitting, EcoSmart programs, household hazardous waste, technology, data management, science and analytics, system development and coordination. Ensures compliance with regulatory standards and permit requirements; leads science and technology development for department. Manage the development and implementation of the division and program goals, objectives, policies, and priorities within each service. Participate in the development and administration of the Department annual budget for specific areas assigned; forecast additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures. Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor work load, administrative and support systems and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of changes. Responsible for resolving highly sensitive issues with regulatory agencies, citizens and other departments; to coordinate assigned activities with other departments, divisions and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex support to the department director.

Salary range: $32.93-$47.74

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