IAMU will post classified ads from member cities and utilities on this page at no charge. At the discretion of IAMU, space may be granted to other entities for a fee, with ads placed in 30-day increments (contact Josh Trout at link below for more information). Member ads will be displayed for approximately two months, or until a specified deadline in ad copy, or until notice is received to remove the ad.
IAMU member utilities can email ad copy directly to Josh Trout at email@example.com. Non-members should contact Josh via email or phone (515-289-1999) to arrange placement.
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Job Training & Safety (JT&S) Coordinator
Essential Function Physical Demands
Standing Stand to work at 42” counter for up to 5 minutes at a time.
Walking Walk up to 100’ at a time to access printer and fax machine.
Sitting Sit for up to 3 hours at a time to drive, complete desk work, etc.
Lifting Lift up to 5# file from 7-53” and carry up to 50’ to place at 29” desk.
Carrying Carry 5# file up to 50’.
Pushing Push or pull up to 26# at 7-53” to access filing cabinets.
Pulling Push or pull up to 26# at 7-53” to access filing cabinets.
Gripping Grip up to 10# (wide grip) to pull files from cabinet at 7-53”.
Hand Coordination Hand coordination to write, operate keyboard or telephone and handle applications.
The candidate must be willing to relocate within the Des Moines area. Some travel is required. Prior to any offer of employment, the candidate must submit to a criminal background check and a drug and alcohol test. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Join a team of dedicated professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our members. If you are interested in sharing your experience, knowledge, and have an interest in teaching, you are encouraged to apply for this opportunity. IAMU offers an excellent benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Salary $85,000-$100,000 based upon experience. IAMU is an EOE with competitive pay and excellent benefits.
Please submit cover letter, resume and references to:
Dawn Hyler, Business Manager
Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities
1735 NE 70th Ave, Ankeny, IA 50021-9353
City of Pella, IA - Wastewater Department position responsible for operating and maintaining a Grade IV activated sludge plant and its related lift stations. Duties might include: performing operator duties to meet permit requirements; maintaining lift stations; maintaining equipment at the plant; performing laboratory activities in a state certified laboratory; ordering equipment and chemicals; analyzing water samples; preparing general reports and logs; disposing of bio-solids; performing preventative maintenance and repair work on vehicles and equipment; resolving customer issues; and, installing and troubleshooting computers, modems, and programmable logic controllers which monitor the plant. Position includes working weekends and holidays as assigned. Hourly Wage: $21.12
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) and three years of related plant operations and maintenance experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties such as those listed above. Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s license with tanker and airbrake endorsements within six (6) months after date of hire. Grade I Wastewater Operator Certification within one year of date of hire and Grade II Wastewater Operator Certification within two years of date of hire. Residency within a 20 minute drive time of the worksite. Residency to be established within sixty (60) days. This position is also subject to pre-employment, post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up testing required by federal regulation.
Interested parties should contact City Hall at 825 Broadway, Pella, IA 50219, 641-628-4173 to obtain a City of Pella application or download an application from www.cityofpella.com. Bidding procedures for this position are governed by the Public Works Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teamsters Local #238. Applications received until position is filled. EOE.
The Owatonna Public Utilities (OPU) has an opening for an Apprentice Lineworker. The primary function of this position is to safely perform skilled electric line work in the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electrical transmission and distribution systems. Provides timely restoration of electric services to OPU customers.
Qualifications for this position are the following:
If interested, an employment application can be obtained from our website at www.owatonnautilities.com. Position will be opened until filled and review of applications will begin January 23, 2017. Please e-mail inquiries or applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
507-446-5414 or 446-5488
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary: $42,348.80 - $54,537.60
One permanent full time position available
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00AM – 3:30PM
Under general direction, installs, maintains and repairs the City’s water distribution system. Operates heavy equipment to perform general and emergency construction, maintenance and repair of water mains and related facilities. Performs location of underground water and fiber utilities, water taps and related water customer service work. Investigates customer service complaints. Installs, repairs and maintains water mains, lines, hydrants and valves of the water distribution system. Installs, repairs and maintains fire hydrants and valves; conducts hydrant flushing and flow testing. Mentors personnel on proper equipment operation and water distribution procedures, policies and materials. Ensures that water is safe and clean for the community through proper operation and maintenance of the distribution system. Makes necessary repairs to water system; locates leaks and repairs mains. Performs emergency duties related to water main breaks; responds to after-hour emergency calls; performs on-call duties. Serves as crew leader for on-call projects as well for selected job assignments. Operates backhoe, cement breaker, dump trucks and bore machine; uses specialized equipment to find valves and leak locations. Operates heavy digging and construction equipment and various hand tools; provides taps for City projects and contractors. Measures valves and hydrants; prepares written records. Performs basic mathematical calculations; calculates measurements for construction and pipe location. Reads and comprehends route maps and work instructions. Prepares written work records. Notifies public of construction projects and answers questions. Utilizes software applications such as mapping, database, spreadsheets and word
processing to log activities and prepare reports. Works with contractors to ensure proper/approved materials usage and installation. Collects water samples and conducts pressure tests and flushes. Locates water mains and services. Conducts assessment of inventory annually for budget development. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Minimum education, experience and certification
High school diploma or equivalent required. Two years of experience in heavy labor and construction or equivalent required. Three years of experience in water system installation and repair preferred. Iowa DNR Grade I Water Distribution Certification required. Iowa DNR Grade II Water Distribution Certification preferred. Iowa DNR Grade II Water Distribution Certification required within three years of appointment. Must live within 17 miles of the corporate limits of Iowa City, Iowa within one year of appointment to the position. Valid Iowa Class B commercial driver's license with air brake and tank endorsements required. Valid Iowa Class A commercial driver's license required within 6 months of hire. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.
Application deadline is Friday, February 3, 2017. To apply, please use the link to the City’s Self Services website at www.icgov.org/jobs and complete the City of Iowa City online employment application.
To comply with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired will be required to provide verification of identity and employment eligibility per provisions of the Act.
The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females, minorities and members of other protected classes are encouraged to apply. The City of Iowa City is a supporter of the National Career Readiness Certificate.
CITY EMPLOYEES MUST LOG INTO THEIR MSS ACCOUNT AS AN EMPLOYEE WITH THEIR EMPLOYEE NUMBER AND PASSWORD IN ORDER TO APPLY.
Glenwood Municipal Utilities in Glenwood, Iowa is seeking applications for a Utilities Superintendent position. Duties include but are not limited to: manage, oversee, plan and coordinate the services and operations of the Utilities Water and Sewer Departments. For more information regarding this position please go to the GMU website www.glenwoodmu.com. We are an equal opportunity employer. For consideration please send your resume to Glenwood Municipal Utilities c/o Search Committee 7 N. Vine St. Glenwood, IA 51534 or email to email@example.com by 2/1/2017.
READ ONLY if you are an individual who loves exciting challenges and wants to be a part of something GREAT! Muscatine Power and Water, the largest municipal utility in Iowa, has an IMMEDIATE opening for a Manager, Power Generation, a PRIME position with GREAT potential! Working closely with the Director, Power Production & Supply, this position is responsible for managing the, you guessed it, Power Generation Plant, and all aspects that go along with it: staffing, goals, objectives, as well as keeping up to date with training and regulations, and maintaining a top-notch leadership team. Excited yet? We are!
Enough about us, now onto you! Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or an equivalent of work experience and education? How about a minimum of 10 years of experience in a coal-fired steam power plant paired with a minimum of 6 years of supervisory experience? Knowledge of the Collective Bargaining Unit, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering principles? If so, keep reading…
Competitive salary $115,000+ DOQ. Excellent benefits, including pension and deferred compensation! Great work environment and a great opportunity to leverage your skills and talents in managing your team! Don’t miss out on this EXCITING opportunity, email your resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply at www.mpw.org/careers TODAY!
Pre-employment physical, drug test and background check is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer
What is this Safety opening all about?
Muscatine Power and Water, has an IMMEDIATE opening for a Manager, Safety & Training, a KEY role with VITAL responsibilities. Working closely with the Senior Leadership team, this position works to secure and maintain the safety values that the Utility sees as an utmost priority. Alongside being a mentor to the Supervisor, Safety & Training, the Manager plays a influential part in providing utility wide education, making sure that the company is in absolute compliance with all regulations and Utility policies.
Do you have what it takes to be the next Manager, Safety & Training?
A Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Business, Engineering, is preferred. Don’t have that? How about the equivalent of a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the listed areas combined with a minimum of 5 years related experience? Now we’re talking… Prospective candidates should ideally have certification from a Nationally recognized safety organization, working knowledge of federal and state safety regulations, as well as have demonstrated the ability to give small/large group presentations, and have proven project management skills.
Let’s get to the good stuff!
Competitive salary, $85k+ DOQ. Excellent benefits, including pension and deferred compensation! Great work environment and a great opportunity to leverage your skills and talents in managing your team! Don’t miss out on this EXCITING opportunity, email your resume and salary requirements to email@example.com or apply at www.mpw.org/careers TODAY!
Pre-employment physical, drug test and background check is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer
City of Ellsworth seeking applicants for the full-time position of city clerk. Varied duties include accounting, payroll, utility billing, recording and publishing council activities and general office work. Applicants must be able to multi-task and interact with the public. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to City of Ellsworth, P.O. Box 310, Ellsworth, IA 50075-0310 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 30, 2017.
The City of Carlisle, Iowa (2015 Est. Pop. 4,168) is seeking a City Clerk/Treasurer to provide control and oversight of City finances, official records, ordinances, and acts of the City Council. This position reports to the City Administrator and City Council. The City Clerk performs a variety of administrative, financial, office and specialized duties as set forth by law and the City Council which require accuracy, proficiency, confidentiality and independent judgement. The City Clerk will also oversee the City Hall finance and utility billing staff. The successful candidate shall have an associate’s degree in accounting, business, public administration or related field. BA degree in related field and at least three years related experience in municipal government preferred. Must have obtained designation as a Certified Municipal Clerk or be able to obtain such designation within an agreed upon timeframe. Candidates subject to pre-employment physical, drug testing, criminal history, background check and be bondable. Annual salary range $55,000 to $65,000. Please submit cover letter, resume and three references by January 25, 2017 to: Andrew J. Lent, City Administrator, City of Carlisle, PO Box 430, Carlisle, IA 50047
Joint-action electric utility seeks an individual with a two‑year degree in an electrical or mechanical technician program (or equivalent work experience) to operate and maintain an Agency-owned generation facility, located in Owatonna Minnesota, in compliance with all applicable state and federal and industry related regulations. Experience in the operations and maintenance of diesel engines, combustion turbines, or electric generators preferred. Knowledge of electronic instrumentation, control equipment, or mechanical equipment repair/maintenance also preferred.
Please submit resume to:
The community of Manning, Iowa is seeking an energetic individual to serve as the Director of Utilities overseeing Manning’s gas, electric and communications utilities.
Candidates must possess exceptional communications, financial literacy and leadership skills. The Director of Utilities reports to a 5 person board and is responsible for carrying out board policies and directives. The role requires strong work habits, an ability to coordinate work, and to supervise a staff of up to 15. This vibrant and stable town of 1,500 people has a healthy economy and several large commercial and industrial utility users. The utility’s infrastructure is virtually all underground. A community with a solid track record of maintenance and investment ensures stability and a pleasant work environment.
MMU’s Director of Utilities needs to be a self-driven outstanding leader with top notch communications skills, business and financial literacy and exemplary decision making capabilities, who can facilitate collaboration among employees, customers and the community. While a bachelor degree is preferred, any candidates with senior level leadership experience, especially in a municipal utility setting are encouraged to apply. Required skills and experience includes demonstrated success and experience in a municipal utility field, including supervising, directing and evaluating personnel. As a municipal utility, the MMU Director of Utilities will need to be active in the community, and be approachable and easy to talk to by both employees and community members.
The MMU Director is expected to live within 15 minutes of Manning within 6 months of hire, although an extension may be available if circumstances require.
Pre-employment drug screening required. Competitive salary and benefits include IPERS, excellent health insurance, life insurance, paid holidays and PTO. Submit resume, cover letter and salary history to:
Manning Municipal Utilities
PO Box 386
Manning, IA 51455
Phone Monday-Friday 712-655-3214.
Position is open until filled. EOE
Denison Municipal Utilities (DMU) of Denison, Iowa, (population 8,300) is accepting applications for the position of Manager – Electric Services.
DMU has 30 employees, serving 3,800 electric customers, located in a beautiful rural community with strong family values and an excellent education system.
Submit resume and salary history to: Mark Ramthun, General Manager, PO Box 518, Denison, IA 51442.
Deadline is January 20, 2017.
“This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”
The City of Polk City is now accepting applications for a full-time City Maintenance Worker, level 2.
Duties include assistance in all areas of Public Works.
Valid Commercial Driver’s license required.
Must obtain Commercial Spraying license and various water certifications.
Some nights, weekends, and holidays required.
Full job description, requirements and applications are available online www.polkcityia.gov or at: City Hall, 112 3rd St., Polk City, Iowa.
Applicants may submit resume and application to City of Polk City, PO Box 426, Polk City, Iowa, 50226 or online to email@example.com.
The Amana Society Service Company provides electricity and water utilities to the approximately 1500 residents and over 160 businesses in and around the seven Amana Colonies. We currently have an opening for a Water/Wastewater Operator position. This position, under general supervision, performs work of routine difficulty in water and wastewater operations and sampling activities.
Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position primarily works outdoors, in all types of weather, and in potentially hazardous environments, which may involve exposure to dangerous chemicals and/or raw sewage.
This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:30a.m. to 4p.m., with frequent overtime and rotating weekends. Potential to work a flex schedule if overtime and weekend coverage is needed.
Required Education and Experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Interested applicants may email their resume to Mike Doyle, Director of Human Resources/Safety at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Muscatine Power and Water is actively seeking a Network Supervisor to complete our IS team. This position screams empowerment and growth with its many responsibilities in Network Management that include configuration, monitoring, network integrity and support. Supervision is a key role in this position as well, supervising the staff that delivers end-user support and is responsible for ensuring efficient effective support of user systems and applications. Does this sound like something that interests you? Keep reading….
Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Information Systems or Networking, or equivalent work experience is required. Four to six years of Network Administration, current MCSE or CNE certs, along with proficiency in Windows operating systems, internet and network connectivity concepts, network security, and computer hardware operations and diagnostics is preferred. Previous supervisory experience is required. Innovative and forward thinking, company and community involvement, and ability to take ownership are attractive qualities that are encouraged of current and prospective employees.
Salary range starting at $70K. Excellent benefits, including pension and deferred compensation! Great Environment! Growth opportunities! Don’t miss out on this EXCITING opportunity, email your resume and salary requirements to email@example.com or apply at www.mpw.org/careers TODAY!
Muscatine Power and Water is immediately seeking a Manager, Information Systems to complete our IS team. This position will offer exciting challenges and will thrive with a creative leader that will identify, recommend, develop, and implement cost-effective solutions as it pertains to new technology. You will work alongside and manage your own top notch IS team in ways of strategic planning, nurturing innovation, and planning projects! Does this sound like something that interests you? Keep reading….
Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Information Systems or Computer Science, or equivalent combination of work experience and education is required. Minimum of four years’ supervisory experience, and strong technical knowledge of network hardware, protocols, and standards. Innovative and forward thinking, company and community involvement, and ability to take ownership are attractive qualities that are encouraged of current and prospective employees.
Salary range starting at $90K DOQ. Excellent benefits, including pension and deferred compensation! Great work environment and a great opportunity to leverage your skills and talents in managing your team as you lead change in the ever-changing world of IT! Don’t miss out on this EXCITING opportunity, email your resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply at www.mpw.org/careers TODAY!
Muscatine Power and Water is accepting applications for a Journeyman Lineman. We are looking for motivated candidates to help us continue the tradition of providing reliable electric service. Our line crews are responsible for the maintenance and construction of an overhead and underground transmission and distribution system in our 24-square mile service territory.
Requirements for all candidates include:
The wage for this position is $37.65 per hour. We provide a comprehensive benefit package including medical and dental insurance, life insurance, vacation, sick days, nine paid holidays, personal time, pension plan, deferred compensation plan, educational assistance and more.
At MPW, the focus is on customer service and our customers are our neighbors. For a detailed job description, and to apply, visit our Careers page at www.mpw.org or send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required.
Muscatine Power and Water has an immediate opening for a Buyer/Analyst to plan, organize, and coordinate the procurement of assigned materials, equipment, supplies, contract services, and projects required to meet our Utility’s needs.
Bachelor degree in business or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Minimum 2 years of purchasing experience which includes MRO buying; public purchasing environment, including Competitive Bidding preferred.
Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required.
Muscatine Power & Water (MP&W) is seeking an Environmental Specialist to join our team! Junior level to experienced professionals will be considered for this exciting and challenging opportunity. Supervisory experience a plus; salary and title commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Responsibilities include supporting efforts to ensure effective and efficient monitoring, recordkeeping, and sampling activities in compliance with appropriate regulations and permit requirements, including:
Associates to Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science, chemistry, or other applicable field of science and 3+ years of environmental experience in the Energy Industry or related field required. Working knowledge of or ability to acquire knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local environmental regulations, including PCB regulations and Monofill landfill regulations required.
Ideal candidate can think strategically, with focus on achieving tactical and operational goals. Must be an effective communicator, with attention to detail and ability to problem-solve. We’re looking for a professional who will set the bar high, build productive professional relationships, and promote a team atmosphere.
Annual salary DOQ, ranging from mid-to-upper 50’s+ for junior level and 70’s-90’s+ for experienced/supervisory level. Contact us today and see why so many have chosen to make MP&W their career employer! We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, so consider MP&W for your next career opportunity! To apply, visit our Careers page on www.mpw.org.
Must have a Valid Driver’s License. Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Engineering, assists with civil engineering studies, project design, review and inspections relating to the City’s infrastructure. This position will also have responsibly to design Capital Improvement Projects as well as oversight for the asset management database of the City’s infrastructure. Also, reviews easement documents, design and construction projects (preliminary plats, final plats, construction drawings, site plans and legal descriptions/easement documents) in accordance with state laws and engineering standards; minimizing risk to the public, and managing public resources responsibly. This position has oversight of the City Geographical Information Systems (GIS) base mapping to facilitate mapping and asset management of city infrastructure and electronic file structure.
To view the complete job description, and to apply online, visit: http://www.urbandale.org/305/Employment
Application deadline is January 20, 2017.
Reinbeck Telecommunications Utility (RTU) has an immediate opening for a Broadband Technician to assist General Manager with operations, maintenance, and service installations on its HFC and fixed wireless networks.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to testing, installation, and repair of broadband communications equipment; responding to customer service requests for cable television, internet (cable modem and fixed wireless), telephone, and other services; communicating with customers to identify their broadband needs and provide recommendations for products and services that meet those needs.
Successful applicants should have excellent customer service skills; working knowledge and experience with hybrid fiber-coaxial networks, consumer electronics, and computer networking; and the ability to physically perform the duties of the position.
This is a full-time position with hourly pay depending on experience. To apply, please submit a resume with work experience to:
Reinbeck Telecommunications Utility
414 Main Street
Reinbeck. IA 50669
Inquiries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or (319) 788-7888. Reinbeck Telecommunications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD Missouri River Energy Services is a joint action agency supporting our 60 member municipalities that own and operate their own electric distribution systems. We are dedicated to supplying our members with reliable, cost effective, long term energy and energy services in a fiscally responsible and environmentally effective manner. MRES offers an outstanding work environment that promotes a long lasting career. We provide competitive wages and comprehensive/low cost benefits. Learn more about us by viewing our website at http://www.mrenergy.com.
This position is responsible for operating, maintaining, and repairing the Red Rock Hydroelectric Plant (RRHP) to ensure it sustains the highest level of operating status. The RRHP Operator works primarily Monday through Friday, primarily days and is required to be on call 24 hours/day on a rotational basis. This is a non-exempt position reporting to the RRHP Supervisor. Key job responsibilities include:
Please submit your resume and cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications for the position to email@example.com.
MRES is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Sully is in search of an individual that is self-motivated and dedicated to his or her job. This will be a part-time position with hours that may vary in the amount from week to week but will be less than 40 hours per week. Job duties will be as follows:
Applications are available at the city office; 318 6th Avenue, PO Box 247, Sully, Iowa 50251. Applications or resumes accepted until position is filled.
If interested contact:
Wilton Municipal Light & Power
Contact Adam Dickinson, Webster City: firstname.lastname@example.org
Osage Municipal Utilities has several switches for sale. For more information, and to make an offer please contact:
General Manager – OMU
Sealed bids for the work comprising the repair & improvement as stated in the notice must be filed before 1:00 P.M. on February 14, 2017, in the office of the City Clerk, 620 Erie Street, Storm Lake, IA.
Sealed bids shall be received by the City Clerk in the City Hall at 218 W. Main Street in Wayland, Iowa until 3:00 P.M. on the 31st day of January 2017, for the Cummings, Jefferson and Washington Streets - Street Improvements 2017, as described in the Project Documents therefore now on file with the City Clerk. At 3:01 P.M. on that date the City Clerk shall open and read the totals of bids received.
The Decorah Telecommunications Utility is seeking proposals for a Fiber to the Premise Feasibility Study. The purpose of this effort is to hire a qualified consulting firm to provide insight on the feasibility of installing fiber to the premise within the city limits of Decorah.
This Request for Proposal (RFP) is intended to generate responses to the set of defined issues listed within the Scope of Work section, and also stimulate creative ideas that will add value to the envisioned concept of a fiber to the premise (“FTTP”) network in the city.
The utility commission is issuing this RFP for the purpose of selecting a qualified contractor to provide, at competitive and reasonable costs, professional consulting services to conduct a study of the feasibility of the Decorah telecommunications utility providing a fiber to the premise (“FTTP”) network. The proposed study is complex in nature and includes a review of salient issues perhaps not seen in communities of similar size or demographics.
Interested firms should submit seven (7) copies of their statement of qualifications and experience to the following address by no later than 12:00 noon, 2/6/2017.
Prospective responders with questions regarding this RFP may email or contact:
Chad A. Bird
City of Decorah
400 Claiborne Drive
PO Box 138
Decorah, IA 52101
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