City of La Crosse

The City of La Crosse is accepting applications for a full-time WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR to operate, regulate and maintain wastewater treatment plant equipment to assure continued operation. Incumbents perform work requiring knowledge of treatment plant equipment operations and principles of mechanical repair.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, vocational/technical training in wastewater treatment plant operation/equipment, 1 to 2 years progressively responsible wastewater treatment plant operating experience; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Commercial driver’s license Class B with airbrake endorsement required. Certifications in CPR, First Aid and confined space entry required during course of employment. Ability to obtain and maintain Basic General Wastewater Certification with Sub grade A-1 Suspended Growth Processes / Activated Sludge within 2 years of employment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Selected candidate subject to participation in DOT regulated random drug and alcohol program. Starting wage for this non-exempt position is $19.21 to $22.01 per hour (80 hours bi-weekly).
The City of La Crosse offers a comprehensive benefit package to include health insurance, pension, deferred compensation, Roth IRA, voluntary dental and vision plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, life and income continuation insurance. Selected candidate is subject to background check, post-offer/pre-employment drug screen, physical and physical capacity screen. Applications must be received by January 24, 2020. To be considered, please submit a City of La Crosse Employment Application to:

City of La Crosse Human Resources Department
400 La Crosse Street
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 789-7595

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An Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

  • This position was posted on: 01-13-2020.
  • It will be removed on: 01-25-2020.