Sanitation System Operations and Maintenance

City of Sparta

Sanitation System Operations and Maintenance Personnel:

     The City of Sparta (Pop. 9522) is seeking applications for this full time position.  Essential Qualifications include, valid WDNR WWTP license, Wisconsin CDL license with tanker & air brake endorsements within six months of hire, a secondary degree, demonstrated mechanical, electrical, PLC programming, working SCADA knowledge base. Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather, and ability to lift & remove heavy manhole covers using appropriate lifting tools. Ability to wear ½ Mask respirator and other required PPE. Sparta is looking for the right candidate possessing the following: self-starter, strong work ethic, work in a public environment, customer service, open to changes/learning, and respectful in a TEAM collaborating atmosphere.

Typical Job Responsibilities: plant operations, collection system/ lift station operations and associated maintenance work and PMs. Will be responsible for operating various sewer main assessment, repair, and cleaning equipment in the collection system. Must understand the mechanical, plumbing, chemical, biochemical aspects of a WWTP. Working knowledge of SCADA, Hach Wimms, and DNR reporting is preferred. Must record & maintain computerized service records on all plant equipment, respond to sewer calls & lift station alarms, collect wastewater samples, & perform other operation & maintenance tasks as assigned.

Must pass a background check, drug screening, & physical exam.

Wage / Benefits:

      Medical & dental insurance, State retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, clothing allowance, and state deferred compensation plan available. Shift 0700hrs-1530hrs and one weekend a month 3hr/day. Compensation to commensurate with job knowledge, education, and experience.

Send resume and/or application to:

City of Sparta Sanitation

805 Richgruber Road

Sparta, WI 54656,

Attn: Dale Passehl

Application must be received no later than May 5th, 2021.


Dale Passehl, Plant Manager

City of Sparta Sanitation


  • This position was posted on: 04-26-2021.
  • It will be removed on: 05-06-2021.