WaterPro Career Center


City of Devils Lake

The City of Devils Lake is accepting applications for the position of Public Utilities Operator II. Must be able to operate a variety of equipment, from mowers to front end loaders; work around pumping stations and high voltage electrical systems and be able to detect and report improper operations, faulty equipment, defective materials and unusual conditions; be able to be on call during nights and weekends when necessary; supervise other employees when needed. The successful applicant will possess good communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills and must pass a comprehensive background check and pre-employment drug test. A North Dakota Class A driver’s license with proper endorsements for the equipment used is required for this position. Class I Water Certification and Class I Wastewater Certification from the ND Department of Health required within 2 years of beginning employment. Benefits include health, dental, vision, retirement, paid sick and vacation. Salary range: $37,320 - $57,504. Job Description and applications available at City Office, online at http://www.dvlnd.com or at ND Job Service. Completed application and resume must be returned to City of Devils Lake, Attn: City Engineer PO Box 1048, Devils Lake, ND 58301. Position open until filled. EOE

Walsh Rural Water District

Walsh Rural Water District has a job opening for a Maintenance Technician.
Duties include operation, maintenance and facilities upkeep of a Class Il water distribution system. 

Minimum requirements are a current driver's license, high school graduate and must have or be willing/able to obtain a Class Il Water Distribution Certification from the ND Department of Health. To apply send a resume along with references to: Walsh Rural Water District, PO Box 309, Grafton, ND 58237

You must list the PO Box number as mail is not delivered to the physical address, or email:wrwater@invisimax.com.  Contact: Brian Reilly  at 701-352-3915.


City of Surrey

Are you looking for a great job that offers great pay, excellent benefits, stability and flexibility? The City of Surrey is accepting applications for Public Works Employee. Duties include water, sewer, street, & park maintenance. Must be able to obtain Class B driver’s license with airbrakes. Must be able to obtain Water and Waste Water Certification. Salary based on experience.

Contact Jason at 852-4154 for details. Applications due by December 13, 2018 at noon. EOE


City of Lisbon

The City of Lisbon us looking for an Assistant Water and Sewer Operator.  Water Plant Operators: Duties include maintenance on various controls and electrical equipment. Water sampling, chemical feed, record keeping, computer operations and water distribution. Water meter reading and maintenance, repair and maintenance on water mains and hydrants.  Wastewater Operator: Duties include maintenance on lift stations and lagoon, sewer mains and manholes.  Must be able to attain certification in water treatment, water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment.  Street Department: Duties include assist on street maintenance, snow removal, plowing snow and driving truck or various equipment.  Must have an air brake endorsement driver's license or the ability ot attain one.  City will train.  Salary depending on experience and qualifications.  Medical Insurance paid, NDPERS Retirement. 

Send resume to City Auditor, City of Lisbon, PO Box 1079, Lisbon, ND 58054 by December 14, 2018.


Central Plains Water District

Central Plains Water District of Fessenden, North Dakota is looking for a full time operator.  Our systemsincludes an iron/manganese treatment plant, reservoirs, and approximatley 1300 miles of distribution pipe.  Responsibilities will include the following: operation of water plant, assisting with the installation and repair of pipelines, repair of pumping and control equipment, overall maintenance and upkeep.  Collecting water samples and daily record keeping.  Also required will be office and computer skills.  Drug testing is manditory.  If interested please contact Central Plains Water District, PO Box 157 Fessenden, ND 58438, or 701-547-3751.


Southwest Water Authority

Southwest Water Authority is looking for a Water Treatment Plant Operaor.The individual in this position will perform work activities associated with a lime softening, conventional filtration, ultra filtration, Class IV water treatment plant. The general work activities are plant operations, which involve water treatment theory/practice, plant equipment operation, maintenance, and repair. The Southwest Water Authority (SWA) is responsible for management, operations, and maintenance of the Southwest Pipeline Project (SWPP). The SWA is a political subdivision led by a 15 member Board of Directors. The SWPP is a regional water delivery system serving municipal, rural, and industrial water user entities in southwest North Dakota.

1. Requires extended periods of standing, also requires finger dexterity, hearing and vision.

2. Requires periodic lifting of 50 pound chemical bags. Occasionally, maintenance may require

lifting of approximately 75 pounds.

3. On a daily basis, requires the ability to read, write, compile, and analyze data and reports.

4. On a daily basis, requires the ability to work as a team player, courteously and respectably

with co-workers in a close working environment.

5. Must enter confined space areas such as manholes, vaults, and reservoirs.

6. May be subject to noise and chemical dust. Must work with hazardous chemicals in a liquid,

vapor or solid form.

The Water Treatment Plant Operator will follow procedures and guidelines set forth by

governing agencies or the SWA. Guidelines may consist of operations, equipment and safety

manuals, EPA rulings, and state and local regulations. The Water Treatment Plant Operator

exercises judgment in selecting applicable procedure and decides various matters as related to

processing water. In situations where guidelines do not apply, he/she will refer questions to the

supervisor for assistance.

This position is located in Dickinson, ND. There is a pretreatment facility located near Dodge, ND, and may require travel to that location, usually once per week. Travel to other distribution facilities might be necessary.


This is a full time, non-exempt position with standard benefit package.

Please contact Southwest Water Authority at 701-225-0241 or the website www.swwater.com for more information.