Plant Operator/Lead Operator - City of Sun Prairie

City of Sun Prairie

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Lead Operator - City of Sun Prairie

Come and work at an advanced and innovative Wastewater Treatment Facility!
This is a state of the art facility currently undergoing a $20 million dollar upgrade. The City of Sun Prairie is one of the fastest growing communities in the State. We are seeking individuals that are motivated and mechanically inclined with operational experience to join a close-knit team providing essential services in the Wastewater Division. 

This announcement will be used to fill two (2) current full-time employment vacancies

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator start $24-28/hr. depending upon certifications and experience
Lead Operator  start $29-32/hr. depending upon experience
Operator - maintenance/repairs of equipment and provides assistance in the operation of the wastewater plant preliminary and primary processes, activated sludge processes, anaerobic digestions processes, biosolids handling processes, and lift station operations. 

Lead Operator - performs Operator tasks above and coordinates the work of other personnel to ensure tasks are completed safety and efficiently. 


Special Requirements & Qualifications

Considerable knowledge and skill in troubleshooting equipment malfunctions and recommending appropriate repair options. 
Must have good knowledge in installation of pipes, valves, and associated equipment.
Must have good knowledge related to computer data entry.
Considerable knowledge in the proper use of hand and power tools.
Knowledge and skill in laboratory analyses and troubleshooting equipment/processes is desired
Commercial Drivers (CDL) within six (6) months of the first day of employment. (CDL Class B and Tanker N Endorsement). 
Valid First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certifications within six (6) months of the first day of employment and ability to maintain certifications throughout employment with City.
A complete job description and application form is available at the City of Sun Prairie office or at or contact the HR office at 608-825-1174 for this exciting opportunity!

This position was posted on 08/28/20 and will be removed from the website on 10/16/20.



  • This position was posted on: 09-02-2020.
  • It will be removed on: 10-17-2020.