Job Postings


The City of New Meadows is looking for a reliable, competent individual to fill the position of Public Works Assistant / Animal Control Officer.

We prefer the individual have a Class B CDL; knowledge of basic hand tools and the ability to operate a backhoe, dump truck and grader.

Pay scale: $12.50-$14.00 / hour, DOE + Benefit package.

Open until filled.

More information can be found on our website:

Submit an application at City Hall or email to

City of New Meadows Mission:
“To provide citizens with a safe and clean community as we develop a vibrant, diverse economy together.  Through coordinated and collaborative planning, we will utilize proactive means to provide effective, safe and fiscally responsible municipal programs and services while building and maintaining infrastructure of adequate capacity to accommodate present and future needs.  With the overall health of each resident in mind, we will maintain an open and honest government as we plan for the future while preserving, protecting and enhancing our legacy.”


City of Fairfield is accepting applications for a Public Works employee.    Full time position, 40 hrs/wk.  Must carry or obtain a valid Class A (CDL) within 90 days.  Must be able to obtain a Water & Wastewater Operations Certification. Successful applicant must reside within one mile of the City of Fairfield.

Applications are available at 407 Soldier Road or send Resume to City of Fairfield, Attn:  City Clerk, P.O. Box 336, Fairfield, ID 83327 (208) 764-2333

Open until position is filled.

City of Fairfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pay depends on experience. 

Duties entail but are not limited to all aspects of Parks and Recreation, Streets and Alleys, Water and Wastewater.


Bids will be accepted until the deadline of May 30th, 2019…..

A pre-bid conference will be held on May 20, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. local time at the offices of CSHQA, Inc., 200 Broad Street, Boise, Idaho, 83704.  A site tour will be provided following the meeting.  (This will be the only opportunity to tour the site with the owner and architect present.)  Attendance at the pre-bid conference is mandatory for General Contractors to submit a Bid.  A sign-in sheet will be provided at the Pre-Bid Conference for Bidders to acknowledge their attendance.

To read the full script, please click here: ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Hirschi at CSHQA, Inc. (208)343-4635

Thank you.


IDAHO RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION – Source Water Protection Specialist 

Reports to: Program Manager: Training and Source Water Protection

Purpose of Position
Provides technical assistance for the creation and implementation of Source Water Protection Plans as well as other on-site training and support primarily for rural and small public drinking water systems in the State of Idaho.

Specific Responsibilities
• Provide assistance and support to both small drinking water systems and to the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) by compiling and documenting data for the creation of Source Water Protection Plans.
• Assist with the implementation of existing Source Water Protection Plans by responding to requests, assisting with community outreach, and sharing implementation efforts with DEQ.
• Assist in investigations, surveys and studies to compare possible courses of conduct and actions related to management policies or general business operations of rural and small drinking water systems, including all areas of operation, maintenance, management, compliance, health and environmental issues.
• Review, analyze and explain policies, rules, regulations, legislation, and laws as they pertain to rural and small drinking water systems.
• Consult with staff and others in government, business, and private organizations to discuss issues, coordinate activities, and resolve problems facing rural and small drinking water systems.
• Provide assistance in all areas of operations, maintenance, management, health and environmental issues for small and rural drinking water systems.
• Provide the type of on-site assistance that offers “training” rather than “fixing.”
• Travel extensively throughout the state to offer on-site technical assistance and perform trainings or other requests as needed. Occasionally travel outside the state as needed for conferences and trainings.
• Attend National Rural Water Association (NRWA) sponsored in-service training programs and other training sessions as appropriate to obtain skills necessary for assisting small and rural drinking water systems and governing bodies.
• Create technical outreach material such as newsletter articles, brochures, flyers, and displays as needed to fulfill the requirements of the position and to aide in the implementation of Source Water Protection Plans.
• Respond to inquiries from drinking water systems, consumers, government agencies, and others regarding technical matters in a timely manner.
• Participate in activities to promote and expand membership, training courses, conferences and other services. Provide assistance for association sponsored conferences, seminars and workshops.
• Ensure grant/contract requirements are fulfilled or exceeded, which may include annual planning symposiums, meeting minimum Source Water Protection Plan requirements, meeting on-site technical assistance requirements, or other requirements according to the grant/contract terms.
• Accept responsibility for all equipment issued to his/her care and ensure proper care and maintenance as prescribed by the manufacturer of specific equipment. Records of such maintenance shall be maintained for each piece of equipment.
• Accurately complete and submit required monthly and yearly reporting documents in a timely fashion.
• Attend all staff or other meetings as requested.
• All other duties as assigned by the Program Manager or Chief Executive Officer.
Internal Relationships

The Source Water Protection Specialist works closely with the Marketing & Member Services Coordinator, Apprenticeship Coordinator, Circuit Riders, and other State Association personnel as needed.

External Relationships
The Source Water Protection Specialist promotes, organizes, coordinates and maintains cooperative working relationships among public drinking water systems and state and federal agencies. The Source Water Protection Specialist has frequent contact with water system personnel, government personnel, elected officials, industry representatives and technical organizations. All contact must be treated with the utmost professionalism and courtesy.

Employment Requirements
• The Source Water Protection Specialist should possess, at a minimum, any combination of education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in geology, hydrology, water resource management, environmental science, or a related field and/or multi-year experience in a compatible area with drinking water protection or land use planning. Knowledge of local government operations and public utilities is preferred.
• Knowledge and understanding of environmental limitations impacting water users in Idaho is preferred.
• Highly skilled in public speaking to all levels of management and community residents in a professional manner.
• Proven ability to work with diverse groups and develop a consensus using mediation and conflict resolution skills.
• Self-motivated with the ability to work independently to complete projects on time without daily supervision.
• Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment while working independently and presenting sensitive information to diverse interest groups.
• Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and prioritize requests to ensure those requests with serious health or economic risks are resolved first.
• Basic to intermediate skills in Microsoft software applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. Ability to learn new technology and apply skills for the benefit of the position is preferred.
• Ability to travel extensively, self-manage job tasks appropriately, and work some weekends.

Employment Details
• Full-time, non-exempt position requiring a minimum of 40 hours per week.
• Generous benefit package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance.
• Salary range $42,000 to $48,000 depending on experience.
• Employment subject to a background and substance abuse test.

Interested applicants should email their resume to:

The deadline for submissions is April 21, 2019.

The Idaho Rural Water Association (IRWA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin or religion as prohibited by the federal Civil Rights Act, or on basis prohibited by any other applicable law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the IRWA will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


The City of McCall is hiring for a Utility Operator I/II

Are you looking for steady year-round employment with excellent benefits?

The City of McCall seeks a qualified individual to fill the recently vacated position of Utility Operator I or II depending on qualifications. Selected individual will perform semi-skilled maintenance, installation, inspection and service work on City water systems.

The selected individual will use a variety of vehicles and heavy equipment and a variety of hand and power tools in an outdoor environment to complete assigned work.

Acceptable qualifications include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent; AND, one plus (1+) years of work experience in water or utility system preferred; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training necessary to perform the work.
  • Current driver’s license, ability to obtain class “B” CDL, and
  • IBOL operator in training license within 6 months of hire.

Complete job description is available upon request.  Must be able to respond on-call within 20 minutes.  Starting salary of $15.82 – $17.92 per hour but will vary depending on qualifications.

Applications available at or City Hall.

Please turn in applications at City Hall.

Contact Bobette at 208-634-4852 with questions.  Position is open until filled.

The City of McCall is an EOE/DFW/IVP.  


Star Sewer & Water District Job Announcement | Class II Water Treatment/Distribution Operator

Star Sewer & Water District is looking to fill a Class II Water Operator position with a current Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses for Water Treatment and Distribution – Class II. Applicants that possess a class II in one and class I in the other license will be considered if you can demonstrate the ability to qualify and obtain a class II license within one year. Wastewater treatment and/or collections licenses and a CDL are a plus.

It is essential that the applicant be able to respond to emergency situations at wells, in the distribution system, lift stations and wastewater treatment plant in Star, ID within 30 minutes of notification. Applicant must have the ability to provide phone support and troubleshooting help for operators during normal working hours and after hours should the need arise. In addition, applicant must be available to be on call for one week every five to six weeks.

Benefits: Medical, HSA, Dental, Vision, PERSI Retirement, Paid Time Off, 12 paid holidays, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability.

For full job description and application instructions please visit:

Full Time Position – Water Department | City of American Falls

The CITY OF AMERICAN FALLS is accepting applications for a Full time Position in the Water Department. A DWDII license and CDL is desired and experience with heavy equipment is beneficial.  All applicants will be considered.   Excellent benefits including PERSI.  Continuing education paid for by City.  Information and job application available at City Hall, 550 N. Oregon Trail, American Falls, Idaho 83211. Call 208-226-2569 or e-mail for more information.

Environmental Lead Operator | McCain Foods USA, Inc – Burley, Idaho

 McCain Foods USA, Inc. – Burley Plant | Environmental Lead Operator


The Environmental Lead Operator, as a member of the Environmental Team, is responsible for the overall functionality of the machinery and systems that convert waste water in drains and sewers into a form that is safe to release into the environment.  The Environmental Lead accomplishes this by directing the Environmental Operators, the Lab Technician, and other Environmental employees as assigned.  The Environmental Lead will facilitate and assist with the troubleshooting of any machinery or water and/or wastewater systems.  The Environmental Lead Operator ensures compliance with regulatory procedures and reporting requirements.  The Environmental Lead is responsible to ensure that the Environmental Team is trained in a timely manner and that the Environmental procedures and documents are compliant with all current rules, regulations, and laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ability to ensure regulatory compliance testing for water and wastewater systems, including sample collection, testing procedures, and scheduling. Collects wastewater samples on a daily basis.
  • Ensures that all wastewater testing and analysis for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit is completed in a timely manner. Additionally, ensures that water quality testing of the Drinking Water System is completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensures compliance testing for drinking water and performs drinking water tests when needed.
  • Monitors the system by monitoring chemical additions, making changes when necessary, and performing various wastewater testing, including sludge depths, pH, sludge age, F/M ratios, RAS/WAS.
  • Works with Environmental Team to ensure that job descriptions, procedural manuals, and job analysis are all up-to-date.
  • Assists with the training of Environmental Operators in lab procedures and other Environmental tasks as needed.
  • Ability with and understanding of activated sludge wastewater treatment system and the mechanics.
  • Ability and understanding of the Water Distribution Systems and the ability to operate and maintain the system within the parameters provided for in the rules and regulations of the State of Idaho.
  • Ability to operate a sequencing batch reactor (SBR) system.
  • Provides daily guidance, leadership, mentoring, training, and direction to the Environmental Operators and Lab Technician.
  • Maintain accurate data records on operational parameters, daily activities, maintenance, calibration, and collected samples for compliance reporting and operational analysis.
  • Participates in all audits, including those done by state and federal government regulatory agencies.
  • Oversees the weekly calibration and maintenance of the laboratory equipment, and schedules annual calibrations with a contractor. Assists the Waste Water Treatment Lab Technician with lab functions when needed.
  • Tracks the Environmental Departments use of chemicals and supplies and ensures that the chemicals and supplies are ordered and restocked in a timely manner.
  • Monitors Biogas buildings and the Covered Anaerobic Lagoon (CAL) sludge for depth, pH ranges, and gas production within the system.
  • Monitors the chemical usage for phosphorus removal, chlorine dosage, and sodium bisulfite for dechlorination to assure that our permit is not violated and to assure that costs are kept to a minimum.
  • Collaborates and directs contractors as needed by the Environmental Department.
  • Establishes a tracking system for equipment calibration and collaborates with Maintenance Planners to ensure the work is scheduled and parts are ordered.
  • Works independently and uses time efficiently by prioritizing and planning required work activities.
  • Attends work consistently and on time. Ensures that responsibilities are covered when absent.
  • Able to multi-task, manage competing demands, and adapt to changes in the work environment.
  • Ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision.
  • Prepares various weekly and monthly reports needed for compliance with regulations and operational efficiency.
  • Able to use computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to submit notifications, look up records in CMMS, and verify completion of tasks and training.
  • Understands and participates with emergency response protocols.
  • Communicates any problems or changes in working environment to appropriate personnel.
  • Understands and adheres to the concepts and techniques of the quality process in order to ensure a quality operation.
  • Keeps work area clean and orderly in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and according to the principles of 5S.
  • Performs assigned tasks in a manner that does not endanger the environment and adheres to company and regulatory standards.
  • Promotes and adheres to company safety regulations.
  • Active involvement in Behavioral Observation Safety (BOS).
  • Wears appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Helps to build and promote a positive “Teamwork” environment in each individual work group, the factory, and the company.
  • Actively participates in the continuous improvement process.
  • Other projects/duties as assigned or needed.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Must have prior leadership and/or supervisory skills.
  • High school diploma or GED required with preference given to candidates with a degree in an environmental field.
  • Associate and/or Technical Degree in environmental systems management or related field; or 5 years plus experience performing tasks similar to those identified as essential functions with demonstrated skills through prior licensing in small systems water or waste water treatment plant license; or requisite combination of experience and education.


Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.  Must have the ability to write simple correspondence, effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, percentage, and draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply a reasonable person understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.  Ability to direct the Environmental Department when the Environmental Supervisor is not available.


  • Required to obtain and maintain a factory issued power industrial vehicle (PIV) license for any and/or all classifications as required.
    • Valid factory issued forklift operator’s license.
    • Valid factory issued telehandler operator’s license.
    • Valid factory issued aerial lift operator’s license.
  • Must have valid state driver’s license.
  • Must have or obtain at minimum a small systems water license within twelve (12) months after employment.
  • Must have or obtain at least a Class Three Idaho State Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license and Idaho State Water license within twelve (12) months of employment. Must complete training necessary to maintain the license.


  • Knowledge of disinfection systems for both drinking water and wastewater systems.
  • Understanding of polymer systems and how they work.
  • Understanding of activated sludge processes.
  • Knowledge and experience with wastewater mechanics is preferred.
  • Knowledge of fine bubble diffusion systems and how to clean the system.
  • Knowledge of anaerobic digesters and how they work, experience with upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) or CAL preferred.
  • Understanding of laboratory analytical methods.
  • Working knowledge of waste water laboratory analysis and functionality.
  • Must have intermediate computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Word documents) and the aptitude to learn and use new computer programs effectively.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • The Environmental Lead Operator will be required to work from a McCain office or facility location and may travel as business needs require. The Environmental Lead Operator may work a standard work week, but additionally may be called upon to work evenings and/or weekends to accommodate deadlines, unplanned requirements, and/or production shift schedules as requested.


Pay Range:  $21.96 – $30.02 per hour depending on experience and qualifications

Benefits:  Benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k) with a company match of 6%, life insurance, Paid Time Off, short and long term disability insurance, education assistance, wellness program, and employee assistance program

Bonus:  up to 3% of wages on a quarterly basis


To apply for this position, please visit our website at, then select “Current Opportunities” to view this and other opportunities with McCain Foods.  Use reference number 37810BR in a keyword search to find this job more quickly.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic.  Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.


Wastewater Treatment Environmental Manager | Agropur, Inc.

Wastewater Treatment Environmental Manager – Agropur, Inc.

We are currently seeking a Wastewater Treatment Environmental Manager in Jerome, ID. Agropur offers competitive wages and benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)! We are an employee focused organization that promotes from within and are looking for enthusiastic, team-oriented employees to join our growing team.

Job Summary:
The Wastewater Treatment Environmental Manager is responsible for the efficient, safe, and economical overall operation of the industrial wastewater pretreatment facility; ensuring the department operates in accordance with all local, state and federal regulatory requirements. This position is also responsible for maintaining environmental reporting for air, water and waste and serves as the primary plant contact for regulatory issues.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science or related field from an accredited educational institution.
• Technical training and/or college courses in Water Technology, Biology, or Management preferred.
• Equivalent combination of education and experienced may be considered.
• Minimum four (4) years of Wastewater Treatment experience required, (2) years within a Class III facility or higher.
• Minimum two (2) years of supervisory/management experience required.
• Experience with computerized systems utilized in the control and monitoring of wastewater treatment facilities required.
• Industrial wastewater experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
• Storm water discharge monitoring experience required.
• Air monitoring experience required.
• Surface water discharge experience required.

Certification/Licensure Required:
• Wastewater Operator Class IV license required at, or post-hire, in accordance with Company/State guidelines.
• Grade 2 Operator Certification within the discipline of Water Treatment and Wastewater Collections preferred.

To view the complete job description and apply, please visit:

Questions about this position can be directed to Myriah Klug at 608-779-2568.

Assistant Water & Wastewater Operator | Santa-Fernwood Sewer Project

Assistant Water and Waste Water Operator | Santa-Fernwood Sewer Project

Opening for a full time year round Assistant Water and Waste Water Operator.

Duties include Assisting the Water and Wastewater Operator with the day to day operations of the water distribution and treatment system and with the collection and treatment of wastewater.

The Assistant Operator will perform daily routine checks and system tests.  This position requires the scheduling and execution of preventative maintenance.  The Assistant Operator will help with the installation and repair of water and sewer lines.  This position requires heavy manual labor in all kinds of weather; knowledge of mechanical components of pumps, meters and chlorinators. The Assistant Operator must safely operate a wide variety of light duty construction and maintenance equipment.  This position must deal effectively and courteously with the public and be willing and able to work some weekends and holidays. The successful applicant will be joining a small team of individuals serving the communities of Santa and Fernwood, Idaho.

Qualifications and Skills

Must be an effective communicator. Must be able to obtain an Operator in Training license in wastewater within one year.  Must be able to obtain all required water and wastewater licensures within a reasonable period of time.  Must have a high school diploma or GED, must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug screening.  Must have a working corded phone, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to obtain Idaho liability insurance.  This individual must live in the Santa or Fernwood Area or be willing to relocate. Must be  highly motivated to learn new skills and be efficient in math and be able to read and follow written instructions.  This person will eventually be qualified to replace the lead operator.  The district would prefer applicants with at least one license either in water or wastewater.  Veteran’s preference.  Pay will depend on experience and qualifications.

High school diploma or equivalent required.

For questions, please call us at 208-245-3554. You can pick up employment application in person at 65290 Hwy 3 S.  Fernwood Idaho, or send generic application to PO  Box 215 Fernwood, Idaho 83830


Bellevue Public Works is looking to fill a position in our wastewater department. This is a full-time position with benefits. Benefits include:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • PERSI – Retirement
  • Paid training

This Position will focus on Wastewater operations but will be subject to work in other areas of the Public works department as required. Licensing in Wastewater Treatment is preferred.  Applicant should have a CDL A is or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire. Bellevue is looking for a reliable and focused individual that is willing to make a difference in this community.

Duties will include data acquisition testing and sampling wastewater, equipment maintenance, building maintenance, tanker hauling and other duties to run a wastewater treatment facility. Applicants will be required to go on-call and must live or be able to move to Bellevue or the surrounding area to answer call-outs. For applications and detailed list of responsibilities and qualifications please visit BellevueIdaho.US

Wages are $16.00 – $22.00 DOE

Please send completed application and resume to FSuwanrit@BellevueIdaho.US

Questions can be directed to Frank Suwanrit at 208-481-8258

Water Distribution Operator | City of Twin Falls

City of Twin Falls has an opportunity for a water distribution operator.

Starting Bi-Weekly Salary: $1,348 – $1,618
Benefits Package includes: Medical and dental insurance, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays (10), Paid long term disability and life insurance, wellness program, and Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho – P.E.R.S.I.

For more information regarding the job description and application process, please review the following document:

Water Distribution Operator Job Announcement

Water Treatment Positions | Boistfort Valley Water

Hiring positions involving Water Treatment. From Entry Operators with minimal Water Operations experience to General Manager of Water System.


Job Title: Water Treatment Plant Operator To General Manager
Boistfort Valley Water a small water system servicing 850 connections has several job openings. Located in the beautiful Boistfort Valley, a quiet luscious valley located in SW Washington where abundant outdoor activities are a possibility for a new employee’s lifestyle. These positions could be responsible for operation, maintenance and monitoring of treatment plant. Anyone with Water Utility experience is encouraged to apply. These full time positions may requires being on call and working weekends. Will assist in major repairs or projects on system.


Education & Experience:
We desire ability to obtain Washington State Certifications, a valid Washington State driver’s license, and CDL (but not required)


Physical requirements:
This position requires the physical ability to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, grip, dig, push, pull, lift, reach, walk quickly on uneven surfaces, and perform repetitive motions. Work involves using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. May be required to occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds unassisted.


We offer a limited benefits package including generous paid time off (vacation, sick and holidays), SEP IRA retirement plan and HRA (Health Reimbursement Account) available.


Pay Range: To be determined by certifications and experience




Send resume to

Or mail to:
Boistfort Valley Water
P.O. BOX 269
Adna, WA 98522

or Fax to 360-748-1459

The City of Driggs is taking applications for the following positions:

Wastewater Plant Operator Class III

The City of Driggs, a small resort town nestled in the Teton Mountains on the Wyoming/Idaho border is seeking a Class III Wastewater Plant Operator (or ability to obtain within one year).  Come enjoy small town life in the mountains with world class skiing, fishing, hunting and multitudes of other outdoor activities

Primary responsibilities include the operation of the wastewater treatment plant and wastewater collection system.  Secondary responsibilities include a variety of other public works tasks associated with a small mountain town.  Join our Public Works team for a stable, exciting career with opportunities to learn and advance.  A full job description and application is available on the City of Driggs website at Excellent benefits package included. To apply, submit an application, resume and cover letter to or in person at Driggs City Hall 60 South Main Driggs ID 83422. Open until filled. Veteran’s Preference applies.

Starting Salary Range:  $42,000-52,000 DOE

Pump and Purification Technician | City of Pocatello, ID

Pump and Purification Technician

City of Pocatello

$19.81 – $21.36 starting rate plus generous benefits

The Water Department Pump & Purification Technician maintains the Water Distribution system by performing installation, maintenance and repair work on wells, well houses, pumps and pumping stations, booster stations, pressure reducing stations, storage tanks and individual pumping/purification systems. This job is required to have both a Class I Drinking Water Treatment Operator and a Class II Drinking Water Distribution Operator certification.* The work is performed under the supervision of the Water Operations Supervisor.

The job requires knowledge of the methods of water distribution including wells and well houses, pumps and pumping stations, booster stations, pressure reducing stations, storage tanks, and individual pumping/purification systems.  It also requires additional knowledge of remote and electronic monitoring, recording, communications and alarm systems.

The job requires the ability to maintain a collaborative and cooperative working relationship with elected and appointed officials, other City employees, other organizations, and the general public.

The work environment is a public building and outdoor environment that may include exposure to hazardous chemicals and gases, confined space, elevated tanks, working in adverse weather conditions, traffic hazards and hazards involving the use of power tools and equipment. The noise level is generally moderate but with occasional exposure to noisy and/or loud equipment.

The job is an on-call position, responding to emergency situations. Employees designated as immediate response personnel must live 12.5 odometer miles from their usual daily work site and must be able to be at the job site in thirty (30) minutes or less.

For more information and to apply, visit City of Pocatello.

Waste Water Treatment Plant Technician | McCain Foods, Burley, ID

McCain It’s All Good™ is our philosophy.  As a food manufacturer, our business is driven by good people, making good food, from good ingredients – and the result is food that makes people feel good.  But McCain It’s All Good™ is not just about the food we make, it’s about how we conduct ourselves in every aspect of our business.  From farmer and customer relationships to sustainable agricultural processes – we strive to make every element of our business good.  The McCain It’s All Good™ philosophy underpins everything we do.  McCain Foods has an immediate opening for Waste Water Treatment Plant Technician at the Burley, Idaho plant.

The Waste Water Treatment Plant Technician, as a member of the Environmental Team, assists in the operation of machinery and systems that convert waste water in drains and sewers into a form that is safe to release into the environment.  The Waste Water Treatment Plant Technician does this by monitoring equipment and conditions, adjusting and cleaning equipment, taking samples, performing complex laboratory tests and maintaining documentation and reports required by the Company and applicable regulatory agencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collects waste water samples on a daily basis.
  • Takes pH and dissolved oxygen readings at various areas within the waste water treatment plant.
  • Performs chlorine tests and flushes analyzers when needed.
  • Checks aeration blowers for proper operation and oil levels and maintains at recommended levels.
  • Knowledge and ability to operate and adjust pumps and motors that move water and waste water through filtration systems.
  • Works collaboratively with Environmental Team to ensure all wastewater testing and maintenance records are complete and up-to-date.
  • Assist the Waste Water Treatment Lab Technician with some complex process lab analysis.
  • Administers ISO14001 program as directed by the ISO 14001 Coordinator.
  • Participates as needed in other environmental department work assignments, including process control, lab, and sanitation, painting, and keeping buildings clean.
  • Ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision.


  • Associate and/or Technical Degree in environmental system management or related field; or 5 years plus experience performing tasks similar to those identified as essential functions; or requisite combination of experience and education.
  • Preference given to candidates with Bachelor’s degree in an environmental field.
  • Must have or obtain at minimum a Small Systems Water License, Class One Idaho State Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License, and Idaho State Waste License.
  • Basic computer skills – experience with CMMS preferred.


To apply for this position, please visit our website at, then select “Current Opportunities” to view this and other opportunities with McCain Foods.  Use reference number 34096BR in a key word search to find this job more quickly.

McCain Foods and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic.  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

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