Water System Operator - Manitowoc

Manitowoc Public Utilities

Manitowoc Public Utilities (MPU) is inviting applications for the position of Water System Operator.

This full-time water department position primarily involves duties that include the control, operation, and maintenance of the state-of-the-art Microfiltration Water Treatment Plant and related production facilities, and maintenance and repair of the water distribution system and related facilities. Working hours are primarily first shift, with occasional second shift and weekend work.

Minimum requirements to apply include completion of a two-year associate degree supplemented by technical school courses in the water field. The possession of a WDNR Operator Certification in Groundwater, Distribution, or a Subclass S Surface Water certification from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is preferred. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license required.

The current starting pay range is $25.81-$27.10 per hour depending on qualifications, with earning potential up to $32.40 per hour.  This position offers competitive wages with an excellent benefits program, including the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS).

MPU does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected class. Send applications or resumes to MPU, Attn: Carissa Grimm. Applications available at MPU or online at

  • This position was posted on: 10-09-2020.
  • It will be removed on: 11-08-2020.