Wastewater Operator I/II/III

City of Spring Hill
Job Description
Position will be open until filled but interviews will be scheduled as applications are reviewed so apply now!!!  We offer excellent comprehensive benefits including 100% City paid medical, dental and vision premiums for the 2023-2024 Plan Year.  We also offer other great benefits such as paid leave, holiday pay, KPERS retirement and a City of Spring Hill Retirement package. 

Pay, Education & Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent is required.  Valid driver’s license and Class B CDL or the ability to obtain such within 6 months of employment.  Ability to obtain Class I Wastewater Treatment certification within 1 year of employment. 
Wastewater Operator I
  • Starting pay $18.88 per hour, actual pay depends on experience
  • 1 – 3 months’ experience
Wastewater Operator II
  • Starting pay $20.02 per hour, actual pay depends on experience
  • Minimum 1 year or equivalent experience required
Wastewater Operator III
  • Starting pay $23.01 per hour, actual pay depends on experience
  • Minimum 2 years or equivalent experience required
This is a non-exempt position regarding the provisions of the FLSA.  We offer excellent comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid leave, holiday pay, retirement and so much more! 
Brief Description of Duties:
Under the direct supervision of the Utilities Supervisor, the Wastewater Operator position is a non-exempt position under FLSA, which performs skilled and unskilled work. This employee is responsible for the daily maintenance and operation for assigned utility operations. This position is designated primarily to wastewater but may include some responsibilities for water.
  • Serve as crew member for providing assistance in the Utilities operations.
  • Repair and operate water distribution mains, ground storage and elevated water towers, wastewater piping, manholes, sanitary sewer lift stations, haul de-watered sludge, booster stations, SCADA Telemetry, and stormwater systems.
  • At direction of the Utilities Supervisor, may oversee certain utility program activity operations and tasks.
  • Perform wastewater or water tests to ensure standards are being met.
  • Responsible for water quality checks and adjustments at the Aquatic Center
  • Service and repair pumps, motors, hydrants and meters.
  • Read, install, repair water meters and appurtenances.
  • Operates and maintains department equipment and vehicles.
  • Enters and records information into database and filing systems.
  • Assist with snow removal in inclement weather.
  • Assist other City departments as assigned.
  • Follow department safety procedures and practices along with department policies and procedures.
  • May be subject to overtime & call-back
  • Performs other duties as assigned or deemed necessary
Duties, responsibilities, scheduling, shift assignments and work location, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.
Application Process:
This position will be open until filled.  100% City paid medical, dental and vision premiums offered for the 2023-2024 Plan Year.
Complete our online application and upload your cover letter and resume via our website at www.springhillks.gov
Paper applications printed from https://www.springhillks.gov/DocumentCenter/View/678/Employment-Application?bidId=
Send completed application, cover letter, and resume to: 
Human Resources
City of Spring Hill
401 N. Madison St.
P.O. Box 424
Spring Hill, KS 66083

“The City of Spring Hill, Kansas values an inclusive workforce by providing equal opportunities for all applicants and employees as an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.  All employment decisions at the City of Spring Hill, Kansas are based on operational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, sex or gender, gender identity or expression including transgender status, citizenship, religion or creed, age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry or national origin, military status or service in the military.  We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and encourage applicants of all identities, backgrounds and cultures to apply.  All  dimensions of diversity in the workplace are welcomed by us and we aim to extend that inclusivity to the partners we work with.”
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