Village of Roaming Shores Utility Department
1) High school education;
2) Mechanical and electrical aptitude;
3) Tobacco/vaping and drug free; and
4) Preferred Class I waste water and/or water treatment operator’s license.
REPORT TO: Utility department superintendent.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with the daily operation of municipal utilities between 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and a rotating Saturday morning for testing and respond to a rare call-out during an emergency.
DAILY TASKS: Clean, maintain, test and repair of all operational equipment to include: water supply valve pit, water chlorination equipment, maintaining the sewer plant grinder, plant pump stations, aeration blowers, aeration tanks, tertiary filters, filter building, influent and effluent samplers, aerobic digesters, lab equipment and other related equipment. As well as painting, pressure washing, locating and shutting off water boxes and, possibly, lawn care at village owned facilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to loud noises, Poison Ivy, and adverse weather conditions as well as confined spaces, toxic or caustic chemicals and the risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED: Manual transmission motor vehicles, generators, pumps, gauges, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices, phone, calculator, and a variety of lab equipment.
DESIRABLE TRAITS: Good communication skills and an ability to deal courteously with the public.
REQUIREMENT: Must earn a Class I water treatment or waste water license within 18 months of hire date. The village will pay for all instruction, training, tutoring and the first two rounds of fees for testing. To date, 100% of all employees have successfully secured at least one license during the time allotted.
COMPENSATION: $12.44 an hour to start as a laborer with a $2 raise upon earning either a Class I water treatment or waste water license and becoming an operator in training. Also, a .50₵ an hour increase for each additional license up to a total of four. Generous benefits include medical and life insurance, uniforms and boots, O.P.E.R.S., paid two week vacation, all legal holidays off and more.