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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


Wastewater Treatment Operator (Public Utilities)

City of El Dorado

Position Summary

Responsible for the day-to-day monitoring and operation of the wastewater treatment and water reclamation facility, influent pump station, and elevated storage tanks. Classification will be determined based on the mastery of skill and will be representative of their level of KDHE certification class.

Pay Range: $12.93 - $23.25 hourly; subject to on-call, call outs, and overtime.

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Wastewater Process Operator

City of Olathe (Public Works)

Position Summary

Become a leader within the industry as a Wastewater Treatment Operator for the City of Olathe, located in a suburb of Kansas City. We are recruiting Treatment Operators that are innovative and excited to operate the industry's most advanced treatment processes, and can share our passion for treatment and tenacity for quality to set the standard of excellence. Olathe's two Wastewater Treatment Facilities have earned Peak Performance Awards for excellence from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. The City has also received EPA's National Exemplary Biosolids Management Award for its compost facility.

If you are looking for a rewarding career that puts you in the position of helping the environment in your community come work for the City of Olathe's wastewater industry as a Wastewater Process Operator.

Pay Range: $17.46 - $27.59 hourly

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Managing Engineer - Collection System

Johnson County Wastewater

Position Summary

Johnson County Wastewater (JCW) is looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of Managing Engineer - Collection System. This position provides excellent benefits, including health insurance, wellness programs and discounts, retirement programs, and various other discount programs. This position will work in a team and values based environment with a mission of protecting the environment, serving our customers, and enhancing our communities. The Johnson County Wastewater Managing Engineer – Collection System directs, coordinates, and manages the planning, design, and construction of engineering projects with JCW’s existing collection system personally or through direct reports.

Position Closes: December 16, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Pay Range: $36.24 - $54.36 hourly

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Plant Manager

Woodard & Curran (Lenexa, KS)

Position Summary

Our Plant Managers are responsible for the full-time operation and general maintenance of facilities equipment and process control at our wastewater facilities, including managing the scope, schedule, and budget of the facility in accordance with contract requirements. Additional responsibilities include environmental compliance, employee safety, client relations, and financial management. Successful candidates will have experience supervising a staff of operations personnel. Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays, as required for emergency call-outs.

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