Assistant Water & Wastewater Operator

Village of Winnebago, Neb.

The Village of Winnebago, Neb., has an immediate opening for an assistant water/wastewater operator. This is an excellent career opportunity with the potential for advancement for a person who is capable of performing a series of tasks involving water and wastewater treatment equipment as well as providing support for other duties related to the daily operations of the Village.

The successful applicant must have a high school education or equivalent, with some college desirable. The applicant must be in good physical condition to handle the physical requirements of the job, must also possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license and a good driving record, and must live within a reasonable distance from the Winnebago city limits. The applicant will also be required to successfully complete examinations for Nebraska state Grade 4 water and Grade 1 wastewater operator certifications in a timely manner. Experience and certifications in water and/or wastewater operations is highly desirable. 

Work duties will include regular maintenance, testing, and repairs to the village water and wastewater systems, and may include the preparation of state and federal reports. Other duties may include but not be limited to snow removal, maintenance of the village streets and other properties, heavy equipment operation, heavy lifting, light construction work, general labor and upkeep of village equipment.  Drug testing will be required. 

The Village of Winnebago offers competitive wages and training opportunities. A job description and application are available at the Winnebago Village office. Interested applicants must provide 1) a completed Village of Winnebago job application, 2) a letter of interest, and 3) the names and contact information of three references. Inquiries and applications may be sent to: Village of Winnebago, P. O. Box 683, 103 Mathewson Street, Winnebago, NE. 68071. Phone: (402) 878-2938. Email: villageclerk@villageofwinnebagone.comPosition open until filled with first review of applications on Nov. 22, 2021. The Village of Winnebago is an equal opportunity employer.